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Indiana Jones movies are perfect to watch during quarantine

Alex Hau, Media Chief

May 1, 2020

When sitting at home scrolling through Netflix or any of the other countless streaming services, it can often be difficult to make a decision about what to watch. My recommendation? Indiana Jones. These are classic movies that...

Netflix offers documentary series about heartbreak of child abuse

Julia Williams, News Editor

May 1, 2020

"The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez" is a documentary series that examines and dives deep into the heartbreak of child abuse and where it can lead. Who is Gabriel Fernandez?  He was an eight-year-old boy who died after being...

Review: ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ is the light-hearted film everyone needs

Isabelle Wilson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

My Big Fat Greek Wedding tells a fun story of a young Greek woman named Toula who is trying to navigate life with her Greek loving family. Throughout the film, Toula’s father is trying to get her to date a Greek man. Tou...

Review: “Under the Dome” brings a sense of feeling trapped

Giovanni Rizzotti, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Imagine if one day, you are in a town. Out of nowhere, a massive, inescapable barrier comes down around the town, trapping you and many others inside of it with limited resources. That is exactly what happens to the residents...

Review: “Manifest” will make you want to drive to your next vacation

Giovanni Rizzotti, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Imagine if one day, you were flying home from somewhere else after a vacation, and when you land, you find out it has been five years since you and everyone on the plane were last seen. This is exactly what happened to 198...

Review: “Tiger King” offers viewers many twists and turns

Cameron Gibson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

While the world has been on lockdown, many people look to streaming services such as Netflix to offer some entertainment. This has caused a leap in viewership across all platforms and may be what led to the major success of a...

Netflix’s “Tiger King” is nothing like you’ve ever seen

Emma Balint, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2020

You’ve never seen anything like it. I can tell you that right now. "Tiger King," a new documentary on Netflix, has the world talking about the story of Joe Exotic. The seven-episode story follows about five  years of...

Review: Food Network provides fresh meals to spice up time off

Kate Gromacki, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

Each morning after my grandmother wakes up, she walks downstairs and sits in her chair. She turns on the TV and watches the same channel. From the “Pioneer Woman” to “Baked in Vermont,” my grandmother learns at least two...

Review: HGTV brings a sense of comfort to your house

Giovanni Rizzotti, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

These days, thousands of people move across the country to new houses that they have purchased. These moves are for job opportunities, the need for a bigger house because of a new addition to the family, and numerous other reas...

Review: “Love is Blind” is one of the top ten shows on the streaming service

Isabelle Wilson, Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

“Love is Blind’ is a new reality show that began airing on February 13 that is all about finding love. However, the way of finding love on the show “Love is Blind” isn’t conventional compared to how people date nowadays:...

Review: New movie sheds light on mental health issues

Emma Balint, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

Netflix hasn’t always gotten movies about mental health right. For example, their controversial TV Show 13 Reasons Why faced so much backlash that they canceled further production. All The Bright Places, a newly-released “chick...

Review: ‘Panic Room’ is a great movie to watch at home

Julia Williams, News Editor

March 27, 2020

The movie Panic Room was released on March 18, 2002 and has been a favorite of mine after seeing it with my family in middle school. This film can be described as an amazing and suspenseful thriller that keeps the viewer guessing. The...

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