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IT Chapter Two Review

IT Chapter Two Review

Alex Bradshaw and Dean Bradshaw

September 12, 2019

Hollywood loves its sequels. Unfortunately, too many sequels are created only to sell tickets.  However, there are the rare sequels that care about the characters and complete a compelling story. “It Chapter Two” is like a firefly at night - rare and beautiful. The movie is the perfect ending...

Staffer Review: Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse

Kendall Roberts, Managing Editor Print

February 14, 2019

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse” is not your “typical neighborhood” superhero movie.

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Brett Erdmann

Mr. Brett Erdmann, NHS Director, Community Service Coordinator

February 7, 2019

Dear Statesman,   I just read the article in the Statesman, and I really appreciate the suggestion that the intent of students participating in Give-A-Thon should be thoroughly questioned.  I agree that there is a lot more work to do regarding pushing students toward authenticity. Each y...

Staffer’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

Ben Bowler, Opinions Editor

January 1, 2019

I usually say this every December, but I consistently found myself having fun at the movies this year. Whether it was laughing at jokes or having my jaw hit the ground over an ending, many of this year’s movies drew me in and created memorable movie-going experiences. However, there is a difference ...

Standing Up To Anti-Semitism

Standing Up To Anti-Semitism

Ellie Baden, Managing Editor Print

December 26, 2018

Staffer discloses personal experiences with hate after recent shooting, frequent incidents, encourages advocacy

Shrek: Staffer Review

Shrek: Staffer Review

Ashley Mandel, Business Manager

November 28, 2018

Fart noises and laughter made Friday night’s production of “Shrek” jolly fun, but the strong cast and crew is what brought this tongue-in-cheek fairytale from the studios of DreamWorks into a heartwarming and fantastically technical production.

A Star is Born Review

Bella Schneider, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018

Despite its bumps, you don’t want to miss this Oscar frontrunner. The movie does a perfect job dealing with mature and complex themes such as drug abuse, suicide and identity.

Staffer Review: Venom

Staffer Review: Venom

Ben Bowler, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2018

Not only does “Venom” fail at reaching these standards of a modern comic book movie, but it almost fails at meeting any expectations whatsoever. It’s such an incoherent mess that I can't help but be amused by its absurdity

Homecoming Tips

Homecoming Tips

Cheryl Chen and Kendall Roberts

September 21, 2018

First time going to Homecoming? Fourth? Doesn't matter. Check out Cheryl Chen and Kendall Roberts' list of quick tips to make the night more enjoyable!

Staffer Review: Fallout

Ben Bowler, Opinions Editor

July 31, 2018

The long-running “Mission: Impossible” series, known for its memorable stunts and likable characters, has only gotten better since it began 22 years ago (let’s pretend “Mission: Impossible 2” didn’t happen.) Thankfully, “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” continues this trend to the nth...

Staffer Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Ben Bowler, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018

To realize it was only ten years ago feels shocking. That is, ten years since Nick Fury appeared at the end of Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man” to talk to Tony Stark about the Avengers initiative. Moviegoers speculated about the scene and what it meant for the future. Who are the Avengers? When are...

Op-ed: Gun Reform

Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

March 1, 2018

The last mass shooting in Parkland highlighted a major problem in America. Far too often, the nation has succumbed to mass shootings in schools, for example the shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook. We should be pushing for ways to prevent these massacres from happening again. Without i...

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