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
“Hamilton” changes the game: “The Room Where It Happens” has now become a little more accessible to a few more people
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Traveling from Cooper City to Orlando to see “Hamilton,” the Bruno Mars of Broadway, was a small cost to pay in addition to the astronomical ticket price. After hearing the soundtrack for the first time my freshman year, it became a dream of mine to see... Read more
From nothing to something: Cardi B’s “Invasion of Privacy” wins Best Rap Album at 2019 Grammys
BY SOFIA MENDEZ On Sunday, February 10, the 61st Annual Grammy Awards were held. There were many winners such as Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga as well as several other talented artists, yet, one recipient stands out from the rest. This artist has been nominated seven... Read more
Avoiding bad romance: Six gifts your valentine will actually want
BY ISABELLA MARCON Want to find the perfect gift for that special someone in your life, but can’t think of anything original and unique? Here’s a list on how you can turn ordinary Valentine’s Day presents into heartfelt, one-of-a-kind gifts. 1. A box of chocolates Everyone is familiar with... Read more
CCHS Thespians break through with their emotional rendition of “Daybreak”
BY KAYLA GATES From the moment the curtains opened, audiences knew they were in for a show. The CCHS Thespians exceeded expectations, delivering an exceptional performance of  “Daybreak,” which told a powerful story viewers are sure to enjoy. Nick Ibanez starred as John Delaney, a convicted murderer who awaits... Read more
Pandora, Spotify or Apple Music: Find the streaming service that best adjusts to your needs
BY RYAN MERARD In a generation where music is provided on streaming apps like Spotify, Pandora and Apple Music, it’s easier to listen to your favorite artist anywhere and at any time. Every day, more and more individuals are getting rid of CD and DVD players and are switching... Read more
“The World’s Best”: A new TV series featuring most of the countries around the globe
BY SOFIA MENDEZ On February 3, after the Super Bowl LII game, “The World’s Best” TV show aired its first episode on CBS, leaving the audience wanting more. Executive producers Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell— who are behind the well-known franchises “American Idol,” “So You Think You Can Dance”... Read more
“Ted Bundy Tapes”: Netflix’s cover on the case
BY ELENA VALDEZ Ted Bundy: former social worker, political campaign activist, law student and— most notably— one of America’s most infamous serial killers. The serial killer who terrorized young women from Washington to Florida has managed to score a Netflix special. The four-part series, “Conversations with a Killer: Ted... Read more