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Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers circa 1977.

“Long After Dark,” long after four decades

Brianna Nusom, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 9, 2022

Released Nov 2, 1982, “Long After Dark” is the fifth studio album by American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The 10-track record features songs that are upbeat, listener accessible,...

Redrum” was written by Danny on the door featured in “The Shining.”

Articles for Horror: “The Shining”

Autumn Castle, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

SPOILERS AHEAD! The meaning behind “The Shining” “The Shining” in Stephen King's world refers to a psychic ability that allows people to communicate with others using their minds: giving people...

Movie poster of the 1973 movie “The Exorcist.”

Articles for Horror: The Exorcist

Autumn Castle, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

SPOILERS AHEAD! Who was Regan MacNeil? Regan was the main character in the movie “The Exorcist.” She was the character to get possessed by the demon Pazuzu. Regan was usually a child who was described...

Lofi hip hop cyberpunk theme, similar to the backgrounds used by many YouTube lofi channels.

The rise of lofi hip hop

Liam McDonald, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Lofi hip hop is a type of music that has grown over time for a variety of reasons. Lofi hip hop started in the 2000s, but did not start getting popular until 2010 from YouTube. YouTubers like Lo-fi...

Smile is a physiological thriller that showcases the mental health of various characters.

“Smile” comes to life

Alisi Tuatonga and Bella Bertoni November 7, 2022

Parker Finn’s 2022 psychological horror debut movie, “Smile,” has its audiences aghast with the movie’s triggering plot, classic jumpscares, and nerve-wracking energy that keeps people on the edge...

Moon Knight (2016) complete collection cover, by Jeff Lemire.

Moon Knight (2016)

Lucas Herrera, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

The 2016 run on “Moon Knight” is my favorite run on “Moon Knight” ever. It is psychedelic, ethereal and action-packed, while also delivering a story that is emotionally stunning.  The run starts...

Rick and Morty having an exchange mid-house party.

“Rick and Morty” new season review

Trent Thompson, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 31, 2022

On Sept. 4, the new “Rick and Morty” season six premiere aired on Adult Swim and HBO Max. This premiere picks up where season five left off, with both the Citadel and Rick and Morty’s saucer destroyed....

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet first reveal image teases new game coming out Nov. 18.

Yet another Pokémon adventure

Lance Carlson, Sports Editor October 31, 2022

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are the two new games coming to the Pokémon genre, but will they be different from what came before them? Introducing Generation nine comes with a lot of changes the Pokémon...

Best selling cover for “The Giver of Stars” depicts beautiful southern sunset.

“The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes

Lily Harrison, News Editor October 31, 2022

“The Giver of Stars,” written by well-known author Jojo Moyes, is a wonderful commentary on the beauty of sisterhood between women in the South and the terrible bias that sometimes comes with living...

Frank the robot holding the lifeless bodies of Queen members on their sixth studio album cover.

45 years of “News of the World”

Brianna Nusom, Arts and Entertainment October 31, 2022

On Oct. 26, 1977, iconic English rock band Queen released their sixth studio album consisting of rock ballads, anthems, soft jazz, and foreign country influences. Following the successful launch of...

“She-Hulk” by Peter David, went from issue 22 to 38.

“She-Hulk” by Peter David

Lucas Herrera, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

With the announcement in August of 2019 of the “She-Hulk” Disney+ series, I decided to pick up some of her books, and I’m honestly glad I did. Before this month, I didn’t really know anything...

Smith performing at Summer Smash 2022.

Becoming Yeat

Andi Mededovic, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

Singer/songwriter Yeat has taken the mainstream rap scene by storm. The 22-year-old from Irvine, California has exploded in popularity over the past couple of months, maintaining over 10 million followers...

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