School Duel: CCHS loses to MSD by an 80 point margin
BY NOAH CASTAGNA School Duel is the annual TV quiz show competition that pits South Florida’s top 20 high schools against one another, presented by BrightStar Credit Union and Chick-fil-A. Four-person teams compete in a single elimination tournament of academic trivia, and the winner of the tournament brings home... Read more
And the Oscar goes to…
BY GENNA NORDLING After decades of awarding talented people in the film industry with little gold men, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the 90th Academy Awards. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, The Oscars 2018 was a night to make history in film and to speak up... Read more
Quiz: Which Olympic sport would you go for the gold in?
BY KENDYL COUNTS After the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, many Floridian viewers are left wondering which winter sport would best suit their personality. Take the quiz to find out which Winter Olympic sport you would go for the gold in. All photos comply with Fair Use standards Read more
Studio executives wonder why their bad adaptations fail
BY NOAH CASTAGNA This week a movie poster surfaced for an upcoming film based on animal crackers. Yes, animal crackers are receiving an onscreen adaptation that promises to be “a magical adventure in every bite.” Obviously this raises many questions. The first and foremost of which being, why? Who... Read more
“Black Panther” digs its claws into viewers and doesn’t let go
BY NOAH CASTAGNA Marvel Studios’ track record across its 18-movie filmography has been nothing less than extraordinary. Most new entries into the franchise have been met with critical success, all have been met with financial success, and “Black Panther” soars above most of the collection in almost all areas.... Read more
The Quiver: High schooler announces retirement
BY DARIAN SABLON The word retirement often evokes images of senior citizens playing shuffleboard on cruise ships or shouting bingo at their local community centers. However, that idea may soon change, with breaking news coming out of CCHS last week of senior Carla Diggs announcing her retirement once she... Read more
Valentine’s Day activities in and around Cooper City
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Love is in the air. As February 14 rolls around once again, people are scrambling to make Valentine’s Day plans. The holiday often brings to mind red roses and boxes of chocolate. But handing out love letters and heart-shaped candies is not the only way to... Read more
“Fortnight Battle Royale” video game is fun and fresh
BY NOAH CASTAGNA “Fortnite Battle Royale” has ridden the battle royale trend started by “H1Z1” and “PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS” (PUBG) to the forefront of mainstream gaming popularity. The genre is generally defined by players spawning down into a wide open world to explore, loot and secure kills to position themselves... Read more
The annual Super Bowl unites the nation
BY JULIA WENGIER On Sunday, February 4, the nation came together as one to witness the victory of the Philadelphia Eagles, and the defeat of the New England Patriots. Hundreds of millions of Americans got in the true spirit of this country as they sat with family and friends... Read more
Dog-friendly places around Cooper City
BY GENNA NORDLING Ever since poet C.S. van Winkle published a poem referring to a dog as “man’s best friend” in 1821, the domestic dog has certainly earned this title. Over the past 197 years, the bond between man and his best friend has grown to be so strong... Read more