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Covering all of “It Ends With Us”

Covering all of “It Ends With Us”

A book review on one of Colleen Hoover’s popular releases
Emma Price, Features Editor, Social Media Director September 17, 2021

“It Ends With Us” by Colleen Hoover easily lives up to its number one ranked spot out of all her releases to date. This book follows the love interests and all of the trials and tribulations which...

“A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas at Barnes and Noble

Sarah J. Maas’s Newest Fantasy World

Book Review: “A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas
Laurie Lencioni, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

“I wish for us to have the courage to go out into the world when we are ready, but to always be able to find our way back to each other. No matter what,” by Sarah J. Maas from “A Court of Silver...

A promotional picture for the first season of the show,

Courtesy of Kana Akatsuki, Kyoto Animation, and Netflix

The meaning behind “I love you”

A review on the anime "Violet Evergarden"
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

“Violet Evergarden” is a story that was originally written as a light novel by Kana Akatsuki and then was adapted into an anime by Kyoto Animation. The anime currently has one season, a special edition...

How Dream went from streaming Minecraft to speedrunning the internet

How Dream went from streaming Minecraft to speedrunning the internet

Nova Roden and Sam Jourdan May 16, 2021

From 1 million subscribers to 20 million in under a year and a half, now a well-known name in the gaming community: Dream. Currently one of the biggest influencers on the Minecraft side of YouTube and...

An illustration of the Classroom of the Elite series, Courtesy of Shōgo Kinugasa, Shunsaku Tomose, and Media Factory

“Classroom of the Elite” series review

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

“Classroom of the Elite” is a Japanese psychological thriller light novel series written by Shōgo Kinugasa and illustrated by Shunsaku Tomose. The plot of this story revolves around the perspective...

The history of POG

The history of POG

(and why it's poggers)
Sam Jourdan, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Pog/Poggers (pahg / pahg ers) adj 1. response to something causing excitement or delight. “Dude, that was pog!” 2. play of the game The word Pog originates from a schoolyard game labeled “Milk...

First live Drama performance at Oakmont in over a year

First live Drama performance at Oakmont in over a year

Nova Roden and Sam Jourdan May 14, 2021

To improvise; to create and perform something without any notice, any preparation, any predetermined ideas or materials. It could be said that everything is improvised, that a majority of life and love...

How much fandoms really influence franchise communities

How much fandoms really influence franchise communities

Both the good and the bad of how fandoms can make franchise communities look a certain way
Adrian Llorin, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Fandoms: the fans of a form of entertainment; whether that be anime, sports, video games, or music, they all fall under the category of “fandom.” Since “fandom” can be seen as a very broad category,...

Caves and Cliffs and Ravines, oh my!

Caves and Cliffs and Ravines, oh my!

Mojang has announced a new Minecraft update, labeled 1.17
Sam Jourdan, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

During October of 2020, Mojang announced that there would be a new update to their increasingly popular game, Minecraft. The addition, called the “Caves and Cliffs” update, covered new mobs, decorative...

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The Fall of Netflix

Why does Netflix keep cancelling shows?
Diana Beevers, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

In this past year, the streaming service Netflix has cancelled many tv shows, claiming that they have funding issues due to COVID.  Some of these shows had huge fan bases, so many audiences were upset...

A cover poster of the manhwa The Villainess Reverses the Hourglass.

Courtesy of SanSobee, Webtoon, Kakaopage, and Antstudio.

Want to start reading manhwa?

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Now you may be asking yourself exactly what manhwa is. Manhwa is the general Korean term used for comics and print cartoons. So the stories you see on Webtoon or Tappytoon are all classified as manhwa. Manhwa...

This era of Nicki Minajs career was her best to date, and ultimately led to her springing into the mainstream rap game.

The Nine-Year Anniversary of “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Rome definitely wasn't built in a day.
Jaelyn Sprague, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

As the month of April comes to a close, let us rejoice for the nine year anniversary of arguably Nicki Minaj's best album to date, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.” This album was a defining piece of...

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