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Seasonal Recipes: Apple Charlotte

Seasonal Recipes: Apple Charlotte

Paulina Ornatsky, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

“Fall” in love with this homemade apple charlotte recipe This Apple Charlotte is a healthier twist on Apple Pie, a classic American fall staple, and is the perfect follow-up activity to apple picking.This recipe comes from my grandmother, Liliya Yakovleva. She was born and raised in the Soviet Union, so they didn’t have much to work with.Baking an apple Charlotte is...

Column: Democratic Candidates September Debate 2019

Dylan HU, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2019

The third Democratic debate showcased the top ten candidates in the field on Thursday night with nearly three hours of policy proposals, tough questions and failed zingers. I’ll evaluate each candidate’s performance and discuss who won and lost.    Winners: Beto O’Rourke Desp...

The Goldfinch Movie Review

Humza Qazi, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2019

Just because something works in one medium doesn’t mean it automatically will in another. A great example of this would be converting a Pulitzer Prize-winning book into a two and a half hour feature film; you simply cannot mimic the depth allowed by hundreds of pages in a book. Such is the case wit...

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!

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