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Rotten Tomatoes Changes Their System

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Their System

Hugo Bell, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under Style, Uncategorized

Due to a number of controversial and toxic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, specifically for “Captain Marvel,” the website is taking away the general audience’s ability to rate films before they are released in theaters. However, this rule does not pertain to critics, who use the “Tomatometer” t...

A vegetarian friendly Arlington

A vegetarian friendly Arlington

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

There are many restaurants across Arlington, but some vegetarians in Arlington still struggle to find restaurants and cafes where they can enjoy good food without the meat. Here are some great vegetarian options  across Arlington, according to vegetarians. First is Sweetgreen, which has many vegetari...

Chew on this

Chew on this

Karina Lazorchak, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Style

Ballston Quarter restaurants are opening on a rolling basis. According to Ballston Quarter Marketing Director Cristian Becker, all restaurants should be open by May, but two opened in December: Chick-fil-A and Punch Bowl Social. The newer restaurants will provide customers with additional cuisines a few ...

Higher, further, faster

Higher, further, faster

Gus Nathanson, Online Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Style

The first blockbuster superhero film of 2019, “Captain Marvel,” made its highly anticipated release on March 8. This film is the twenty first installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). However, the buzz surrounding this film is much more intense than others, with the first trailer for the ...

Awards galore

Awards galore

Hannah Rosman, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019


Filed under Style

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on February 24. In the lead up to the actual show, controversy plagued the Academy. The issues started back in August when it was announced that a n...

New Spider-Man movie goes the extra Miles

New Spider-Man movie goes the extra Miles

Luke Dangel, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


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When Sony announced that they were in production of yet another Spider-Man movie, it is likely most rolled their eyes at the thought. This is the seventh Spider-Man movie to be produced, not to mention an existing franchise with three versions of the same Peter Parker story. However, Spider-man:...

Black Mirror

Black Mirror

Hannah Rosman, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2019


Filed under Style

Black Mirror, a science fiction anthology series on Netflix, has been making headlines since its premiere in 2011. Each episode tells a self-contained cautionary tale of futures with new casts, contexts and plots where technology controls, terrorizes and possibly destroys humanity. Episodes, which are prim...

“Legally Blonde” rehearsals begin

“Legally Blonde” rehearsals begin

Julia Van Lare, Lifestyles Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

“Legally Blonde”, the school’s largest theater production of the year, has finished casting and begun choreography and music rehearsals. “Legally Blonde” is the story of a valley girl, Elle Woods, who applies to Harvard University to be with her college boyfriend who she thinks she loves, ...

Remembering the Holocaust Through Film

Remembering the Holocaust Through Film

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019


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“Schindler's List” first came out in 1993, but now the movie is back in theaters for its twenty-fifth  anniversary. As anti-Semitism incidents increase, the story may remind people of the horrible events that went on during World War II. “Schindler’s List”, directed by Steven Spielberg, is about...

Theatre Department’s “Inherit the Wind”

Theatre Department’s “Inherit the Wind”

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Style

The school's school fall play “Inherit the Wind” played November 15 through the 17 at 7 p.m. Many students and family members went to watch the final performance of the play, but much more goes into the production of the play than just the acting. “Inherit the Wind” is based on the true story of the 1925 Sc...

Ballston Quarter begins soft opening

Ballston Quarter begins soft opening

Julia Van Lare, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Style

After a period of renovation, the brand-new Ballston Quarter has begun to open shops in the last few weeks. The mall offers clothing stores, entertainment and lots of dining. It is conveniently located only a few minutes away from the school, and is easily accessible to public transportation to the Ba...

Merry Grinch-mas

Merry Grinch-mas

Karina Lazorchak, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Style

With the holiday season fast approaching and the weather getting colder, it seems like time to take out “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”, cuddle up on the couch and continue with my family’s tradition. This year may mark the beginning of a new tradition with the family-friendly, 2018 animated film, “The ...

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