Review:  Gnomeo and Juliet
BY KAYLA LOKEINSKY What do you get when you combine true love, a bitter family rivalry, and garden gnomes? The new Touchstone Pictures’ animated comedy Gnomeo and Juliet. Released on February 11, this movie is a spinoff of William Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers set in the world of plaster garden gnomes.  With jaunty... Read more
E-Readers Turn A New Generation On To Books
BY TAYLOR MANDEL As sophomore Lauryn Lovins gets ready for bed, she turns off her light and prepares to read her book for school- but, it isn’t just an ordinary book. Lauryn is reading an electronic book, also known as an e-reader. She is not the only person who... Read more
MTV’s Skins Bears It All And Causes Controversy
BY RACHEL SHARPE Since its inception, MTV has created lewd and highly controversial television programs. They have continually pushed traditional television boundaries, producing hit reality shows such as Teen Mom and Jersey Shore that have resulted in record breaking ratings. However, MTV may have finally crossed the line with their... Read more
Mean Girls Continues To Be ‘So Fetch’
BY ALYSSA FISHER Back in 2004, girls everywhere were buzzing about the latest sensation to hit theaters. Mean Girls was adorable, hilarious and gave an exaggerated portrayal of high school cliques. Now in 2011, girls continue to fawn over the movie that swept the nation nearly seven years earlier;... Read more
CCHS Boys Dress To Impress
BY AFTON HICKS From fitted hats to impeccably coordinated outfits, there is something about guys with great style that is eye-catching.  Whether it’s their effortless “swag” or just their ability to rock more than an oversized t-shirt and baggy jeans, they always seem to turn heads.  Though these guys... Read more
Review: Gucci 2 Time
BY DANIEL COWEN Radric “Gucci Mane” Davis is a successful Atlanta based rapper striving for perfection in the rap industry.  What makes Mane different from all of the other rappers is his determination to be the greatest, while pleasing his fans at the same time.  Gucci 2 Time is... Read more
BY DANIEL COWEN Students waking up to blaring music at 6 A.M. isn’t a rare occurrence for Cooper City High School students.  Some at CCHS set their alarm to the station 93 Rock recently only to wake up to something a bit mellower. Over this past winter break 93... Read more
Weight Watchers: Americans Weigh In On Their Weight
BY KAYLA LOKEINSKY Up until recently, you couldn’t even turn on your TV without seeing an advertisement for a giant burger smothered in grease and dripping with calories. Exercise was a thing of the past and obesity rates were higher then ever before. With America in the midst of a... Read more
Review: Country Strong
BY EMILY PERL The idea that love and fame can’t exist in the same world is the driving message in the new movie Country Strong. Between its collaboration of a star fresh out of rehab and a hunky new leading man, this movie is one good ole country time.... Read more
BY MATT LIBANOFF As Greta Svabo Bech continues to sing about a defunct relationship, the beat slowly begins to rise on Deadmau5’s “Raise Your Weapon.” She tells everyone to “raise their weapon” one more time, or “it’s over”. Now at the cusp, the primary beat of the song “drops”.... Read more