“Don’t live in regret”: Watching CCHS’ “Bubble Boy” is a must
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The CCHS theater department has had a rough few years. From having gone through three directors in the past four years, to having to produce complex shows like “The Frogs” to putting on performances with limited access to the auditorium beforehand, it was a miracle that... Read more
Diet kryptonite: Come to the Hard Rock’s Fresh Harvest Buffet hungry
BY ISABELLA MARCON Since the Seminole Hard Rock Casino recently opened its newest temple of gambling and luxury, The Guitar Hotel, it has tourists and locals alike flocking to admire the shifting light patterns and Instagram-ready background.  The exterior of the hotel is only part of the story. There... Read more
Halsey’s new album “Manic”: Not what anyone expected
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Musician and artist Ashley Frangipane, better known by her stage name Halsey, cultivated a bold image for herself when she entered the music industry years ago. And given this tough, almost punk persona presented on stage, in interviews and in her previous bodies of work, her... Read more
Shady’s back: Eminem kills it in “Music to be Murdered By”
BY ISABELLA MARCON Eminem released his 11th studio album, “Music to be Murdered By,” on January 17, 2020.  The album was an unexpected, but much-appreciated album from the Rap God himself. The album not only revisits Eminem’s past experiences, but delves into more contemporary topics.  Throughout the album, Eminem... Read more
A CCHS miracle: The Thespians take on “The Miracle Worker”
BY SOFIA MENDEZ For three nights only, theater brought a classic play to life. “The Miracle Worker,” by William Gibson, was brought to CCHS for the nights of November 14, 15 and 16. Performed by Troupe 0784, the show presented a three-hour-long heartfelt story on the stage.  The show... Read more
Where’s the horror?: Halloween Horror Nights is not as scary as it seems
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Halloween Horror Nights is the place to be for those who love the scary side of the spooky season. With detailed sets, talented actors and special effects makeup that is out of this world, there is usually little to complain about aside from the arm and... Read more
“The best concert of all time”: Tyler, The Creator lights up the AmericanAirlines Arena on his Miami stop for the “IGOR” Tour
BY EMMA HUERTA Fashioned with a platinum-blond, bob-cut wig, rectangular sunglasses and a bright baby-blue suit, one of the most influential young artists of this millenium steps onto the stage of the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on September 29. Seemingly unrecognizable outside of his typical Los Angeles skater-style... Read more
A strong start: The amazing storytelling in “… And Others” shows this year is full of promise for the Thespians
BY GENNA NORDLING For one night only, the CCHS Thespians ruled the stage in their production of “… And Others” by Dennis Bush. The 30-minute show told the story of a girl, Amanda, with dissociative identity disorder recounting the traumatic event that had caused her to begin dissociating from... Read more
Three shows, two days, one final bow: “Beetlejuice,” “Waitress” and “Mean Girls” on Broadway
BY ARIELLE KRAUS A weekend in New York City is not complete without seeing a Broadway show. The music, acting, dancing and hard work that go into each performance always leave the audience ready to see another show. Squeezing three shows into a weekend trip was definitely the right... Read more
A realistic American horror story: Analyzing Lana Del Rey’s new album “Norman F*cking Rockwell”
BY ISABELLA MARCON Lana Del Rey released her sixth album, “Norman F*cking Rockwell,” on August 30, 2019. The album is a bold, hypnotic response to American Idealism, as if Del Rey is picking up where she left off with the song, “Young and Beautiful,” from “The Great Gatsby.”  Known... Read more