Thirty plays, 60 minutes: Advanced Acting puts on “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind”
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Finally, there’s a theater production for those with short attention spans. “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind,” an ensemble experiment by Greg Allen, was brought to CCHS for the nights of March 7 and March 8. Performed by the Advanced Acting class, the show... Read more
“The Umbrella Academy”: A tale of destructive, super siblings destined to save the planet despite their troubled pasts and odd-ball powers
BY ANNABELLE ROSA The conventional superhero is defined by a devanar smile, tights and cape to match, as well as the ability to pursue the path of the good and just. The reality of humanity is that things aren’t necessarily so black and white, therefore, it seems the narrative... Read more
Dynamic imagery of Houston: R&B singer Solange releases her new album “When I Get Home”
BY EMMA HUERTA On March 1, R&B singer Solange Knowles released her fourth studio album entitled “When I Get Home,” complete with 19 tracks over a span of 39 minutes. This comes three years after the artist released the critically acclaimed album “A Seat at the Table,” which won... Read more
Return of the boy band: Jonas Brothers fans are “Burnin’ Up” over the trio’s reunion
BY EMMA FRANZ In most cases, “S.O.S.” signifies a call for help. But in this case, it’s for all of those who suffer from a severe case of Jonas fever. For years now, the seemingly annual rumor of an official Jonas Brothers reunion has flashed across the media. In... Read more
What happens when you fall asleep: Billie Eilish’s new album to be released soon
BY ELENA VALDEZ Singer and songwriter Billie Eilish is following up her hit 2017 EP “Don’t smile at me” with a full length, debut studio album in March of this year. After opening up in an Apple Music interview with Zane Lowe about her struggle with depression and all... Read more
What is Goth?: A misrepresented and misunderstood subculture
BY ELENA VALDEZ Black clothing and chains don’t make a person goth; it simply makes them trendy nowadays. The rise of internet trends and hopping on the latest bandwagon has left people labeling themselves as one thing without knowing exactly what that entails. Goth culture has existed for years... Read more
Love and lies: “Dirty John” is coming to Netflix
BY ARIELLE KRAUS “Dirty John,” which originally aired on HBO, was supposed to make its Netflix debut on Valentine’s Day, but has been postponed. However, the eight-episode series is available on Bravo. Netflix’s decision to not release the show on Valentine’s Day is probably for the best, as this... Read more
A beautifully crafted Russian doll: Netflix’s “Russian Doll” does not disappoint
BY JULIA SAFRIN The plotline where the main character of a story dies and continues to relive the previous day or the day of their death has been done many times. The story is overused, to say the least. However, Netflix’s “Russian Doll” takes this overused and unexciting plotline... Read more
This again?: “Happy Death Day 2U”
BY KAREN SUROS “Happy Death Day” resurfaced with a sequel, “Happy Death Day 2U,” on February 13. The mystery-slasher hybrid is rated PG-13 and follows Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) as she navigates her way through a time loop— again. For those who have seen the first movie, it may... Read more
21 Savage’s British citizenship is the least important fact about his arrest
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage, was arrested Sunday, February 3 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), who claims the rapper overstayed his non-immigrant visa and is actually from the United Kingdom. Savage was said to have been driving recklessly, and allegedly was... Read more