Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is addictive but imperfect
BY GENNA NORDLING Despite the fact that the final film in the series was released in July of 2011, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has managed to stay relevant for the past seven years. Dedicated fans of the series can express and explore their love for the series... Read more
Quiz: What should your summer anthem be?
BY TAYLOR GOLDMAN Summer is just around the corner. With its arrival comes the making of new memories and experiences. Whether you are driving with the windows down or relaxing poolside with friends, everyone needs one song to be the background music to their summer fun. Take the quiz... Read more
“SOLO”: An underwhelming yet heartwarming tale of friendship
BY JULIA WENGIER “SOLO: A Star Wars Story” provides “Star Wars” fans with background knowledge about the beloved character Han Solo. It delves right into his past and his interactions with other aspects of the “Star Wars” universe from the beginning, giving the audience both new information along with... Read more
Disney’s Dark Age: An era that produced some of the greatest, but less successful, Disney films
BY ANNABELLE ROSA The Disney corporation has come to be a multifaceted mechanism with the ability to capture the attentions of both adults and adolescents alike. Childhood specifically, however, has been characterized for many by the litany of Disney films that they watched. These include the basic Disney classics... Read more
Quiz: Where should you vacation this summer?
BY TAYLOR GOLDMAN Looking forward to school ending but are unsure of where you want to travel this summer? Take the quiz to find the best way you can spend your time this summer and where you can spend it. Photos courtesy of Stocksnap and Cross Walk Read more
Review: “Interstella 5555” is a stellar ride
BY NOAH CASTAGNA “Musicians are magicians. That’s what I always say.” Those words come from the supervisor of “Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem,” a full length animated movie that covers French electronic music duo Daft Punk’s album “Discovery.” And his words cannot ring truer in... Read more
Ogres, fairytales and more: Embassy Creek Elementary takes on “Shrek Jr.”
BY DANIEL RAKOWER AND ANNABELLE ROSA “Shrek” (2001) is a movie that has come to be representative of childhood for many individuals born in the 1990s and 2000s. In 2008, the movie was transformed into a musical that reintroduced the plotline of the first film in the franchise. The... Read more
“The Handmaid’s Tale” season one recap & season two premiere
BY TAMARAH WALLACE It has been roughly a year since the debut of the “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the Hulu series adaptation of the New York Times Best Selling novel of the same name, and what a year it has been. Eight Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for its... Read more
All publicity, in fact, is not always good publicity
BY NUHA ISLAM After a year’s hiatus from social media, rapper Kanye West returned to the platform to promote his two upcoming albums. Amid a flood of philosophical shower thoughts and emoji stylistic preferences, came political declarations that sparked much controversy. “You don’t have to agree with trump but... Read more
Nothing Bundt Cakes is nothing but delicious
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE One of the many jokes cracked in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” that has resonated with its viewers is its reference to bundt cakes, something that instantly comes to mind when entering  Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery in the Pembroke Crossings shopping center. But surprisingly enough, the... Read more