“Lover” is loved: Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album takes priority on the charts, and in our hearts
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE How does one explain the talent that is Taylor Swift? It goes without saying that over the years, Swift has amassed a large following of loyal ‘Swifties’ and a seemingly endless list of achievements. The pop icon has succeeded yet again, managing to create another batch... Read more
“You Will Be Found”: The impact “Dear Evan Hansen” has on CCHS students
BY ARIELLE KRAUS The story of a teenage boy enduring the challenges of high school, anxiety and depression has made its way to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. “Dear Evan Hansen” takes its audience on a journey through the eyes of an anxious and awkward teenage boy.... Read more
Thirty plays, 60 minutes: Advanced Acting puts on “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind”
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Finally, there’s a theater production for those with short attention spans. “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind,” an ensemble experiment by Greg Allen, was brought to CCHS for the nights of March 7 and March 8. Performed by the Advanced Acting class, the show... Read more
“The Umbrella Academy”: A tale of destructive, super siblings destined to save the planet despite their troubled pasts and odd-ball powers
BY ANNABELLE ROSA The conventional superhero is defined by a devanar smile, tights and cape to match, as well as the ability to pursue the path of the good and just. The reality of humanity is that things aren’t necessarily so black and white, therefore, it seems the narrative... Read more
Dynamic imagery of Houston: R&B singer Solange releases her new album “When I Get Home”
BY EMMA HUERTA On March 1, R&B singer Solange Knowles released her fourth studio album entitled “When I Get Home,” complete with 19 tracks over a span of 39 minutes. This comes three years after the artist released the critically acclaimed album “A Seat at the Table,” which won... Read more
Poke Ramen Asian Soul Kitchen: A soulful yet delicate ramen that satisfies
BY ISABELLA MARCON Poke Ramen Asian Soul Kitchen opened in the middle of February for its soft opening. A soft opening, for those who are not familiar with the restaurant industry, precedes the “grand opening” to the general public. While the term is fluid, generally, a soft opening is... Read more
Love and lies: “Dirty John” is coming to Netflix
BY ARIELLE KRAUS “Dirty John,” which originally aired on HBO, was supposed to make its Netflix debut on Valentine’s Day, but has been postponed. However, the eight-episode series is available on Bravo. Netflix’s decision to not release the show on Valentine’s Day is probably for the best, as this... Read more
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
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