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Cast X and O (joined by Technical Theatre students) celebrate a successful production.

Legally Blonde

Taylor Fesser, Student Life Co Editor March 28, 2024

  On February 22, 2024, the cast X of Legally Blonde took the stage for the opening night of the Spring Musical. This story captivated audiences and highlighted the talent of the theater department....

And the winner is . . .Cillian Murphy, for Best Actor for his role in Christopher Nolans groundbreaking film Oppenheimer.

2024 Oscars 

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor March 28, 2024

The 96th annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars, debuts at the start of this year on March 10th. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the awards show is preparing to crown the best in the movie industry....

The Rise and Fall of the Superhero Genre

The Rise and Fall of the Superhero Genre

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor October 29, 2023

The superhero genre dominated the box office in Hollywood and saturated every corner of media for what feels like an eternity. But, it was not always this way. Throughout the history of Hollywood, different...

The Barbenheimer Phenomenon

The Barbenheimer Phenomenon

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor September 20, 2023

Light vs dark, good vs evil, comedy vs drama, Barbie vs Oppenheimer? Whether audiences opted for the atomic blonde or the atomic bomb, both Barbie and Oppenheimer detonated the movie scene this summer,...

Complete the summer with these books: The Hunger Games, It Starts With Us, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, The Summer I Turned Pretty, Lessons in Chemistry, Heartstopper, and Dragon Hoops.

2023 Summer Reads

Gabriella Frey, Staff Reporter May 22, 2023

As the 2023 school year comes to an end, students face the dreaded, “summer brain drain” that stems from the extended time away from school. As summer begins, screen time soars as students enjoy the...

Summer Movie Preview

Summer Movie Preview

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor May 19, 2023

The warm, golden, elongated days of a Las Vegas summer are rapidly approaching, signifying the arrival of the iconic summer blockbuster season in the valley. The summer blockbuster traces all the way back...

Super Mario Review

Super Mario Review

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor May 19, 2023

Let's-a go! The Super Mario Bros. Movie powered up into theaters earlier this month and was a breakneck spectacle, combining forty-two years' worth of Mario nostalgia with an exceptional cast and striking...

 Joel and Ellie in The Last of Us video game.

The Last of Us

Kearri Madden, staff reporter April 27, 2023

The infectious HBO Max Original series, “The Last of Us”, spread onto the platform on January 15th this year. “The Last of Us” is a series adapted from a PlayStation, post- apocalyptic video game...

Scream legend Neve Campbell attended the fifth Scream premier of her career on March sixth at AMC Lincoln Square Theater, this time for the newest installment in the Franchise Scream VI.

Scream IV

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor April 25, 2023

Scream VI slashed its way into theaters over Spring Break, releasing March 10th of this year and cut just deep enough to surprise both audiences and critics alike. The film, starring rising star Jenna...

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Savannah Navarrete, staff reporter March 31, 2023

    On December 21, 2022, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish made its way (Wagner Moura) to theaters and touched the hearts of fans who love Puss in Boots. The movie introduced new characters...

Avatar way of water Neytiri.

Review: Avatar: Way of Water

Caiden Beasley, Entertainment Editor March 3, 2023

Avatar; Way of Water, released December of last year, already grossing $2.92 billion dollars worldwide, passing Star Wars Force-Awakens as the fourth highest-grossing film of all time and joining its predecessor,...

The Success of M3GAN

Kearri Madden, staff reporter March 3, 2023

M3GAN, the PG-13 rated horror/sci-fi movie crept its way into theaters January 6th of this year. M3GAN began trending on social media apps such as TikTok and Twitter when the trailer released October of...

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