The Academy Awards 2011:  What You Need To Know
BY ALYSSA FISHER After another year of incredible movies, the most illustrious night in Hollywood has finally arrived. Once again it’s time to press your face up against the television, eager to soak in all the glitz and glamour that ensues on the legendary red carpet. Hundreds of millions... Read more
Review: Radiohead – The King Of Limbs
BY JACK BRADY Radiohead’s eighth album, The King of Limbs is a musical journey that defies comprehension almost as much as it does description, and is as dependent on the listener’s imagination as their hearing. The abstract, Lovecraftian creatures inhabiting the album’s cover are symbolic of the album’s inexplicable... Read more
Movies Get ‘Super’-Sized
BY SYDNEY ALTMAN From the web-slinging Spiderman to the man of steel Superman to the dark knight Batman, superheroes have taken the entertainment industry by storm.  Comic book superheroes have been the inspiration for action figures, Broadway plays, and most prominently – action-packed movies.  This is the hottest trend... Read more
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