Depop’s Revolutionary Influence on Today’s Younger Generations

by Lucy Sokol ’21 In the world full of carbon emissions and oceans full of plastic, fast fashion companies such as Forever 21 or Shein only worsen our earth’s climate emergency. While I do not blame you for buying cute or affordable clothes through fast-fashion, it is important to acknowledge and improve your harmful choices. The fashion industry is the … Read More

Niall Horan’s Virtual Concert Raises Money for Crew Members

by Marissa Harris ’22 In these treacherous times of a pandemic, one of the things that many, including myself, miss most are concerts. My favorite singer, Niall Horan, offered a virtual concert on November 7. He performed from the famous Royal Albert Hall in London.  The show was about 70 minutes long and began with “Dear Patience,” which is a … Read More

The Neighbourhood Takes a Step in Experimentation

by Hannah Lee 21’ Alternative indie rock band The Neighbourhood, known for their 2013 hit “Sweater Weather” released their fourth studio album entitled “Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones” on September 25. As a whole the album carries a very dystopian and futuristic inspiration as the frontman Jesse Rutherford takes on a character Chip Chrome, akin to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust. … Read More

Let’s Shift to Hogwarts!

by Joseph Oscilowski ‘22 Anyone with TikTok has likely seen the trend about “shifting,” with thousands of social media accounts being made solely for talking about shifting, and hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. But what even is shifting, and why has it blown up so much? The idea of shifting might sound crazy, but it’s very real to some people. … Read More

TikTokers Nominated for a People’s Choice Award Don’t Deserve It

by Devon Goldstein ’21 Each year the People’s Choice Awards rolls around and many different celebrities are nominated for awards. The People’s Choice Awards this year, taking place on November 15, have been updated and changed for the current times in a few ways. This includes being virtual due to Covid-19 constricting the nominees from gathering for the ceremony, along … Read More

What’s Trending in October

by Selene Ashewood ‘22 As expected with the importance of 2020’s presidential election, the debates surrounding it are being discussed everyday on practically every online social platform. While the initial showdown between Biden, Trump, and for some reason the moderator, didn’t surpass the 84 million viewers of the 2016 debate, promises from Biden and white supremicist shout-outs from Trump are … Read More

Netflix Documentary Examines A Forgotten American Tragedy

by Ryan Duvall ’21 Although the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 and the 9/11 attack in 2001 are often thought of as the most traumatic tragedies in modern American history, the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle shook the American public when it happened. In 1986, a space shuttle carrying six astronauts and a teacher exploded 73 seconds … Read More

5 Great Films to Watch This Halloween Season

by Jack Miller ‘21 Autumn’s brisk air and warm leaves have arrived at last, which means that Halloween is right around the corner. Many are already getting into the spooky spirit by streaming their own horror movie marathons, but what makes for a truly good Halloween movie? Here are five classic films to capture that lovable blend of terror and … Read More

‘Phantom of the Paradise’ Delivers Campy Fun for Halloween

by Dylan Friedman ’21 Halloween is upon us. A time of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. People are still confined in their homes and aren’t able to fully participate in the holiday as in previous years. Therefore, everyone will have to make due with what they have, such as candy, pumpkins, and of course, horror movies. The 1974 cult classic film … Read More

Restaurants Showing Creativity with Outdoor Seating as Temperatures Drop

by Marissa Harris ’22 Montgomery County is currently in phase two, which means the capacity of indoor food establishments can not exceed 50 percent of each restaurant’s maximum capacity. However, many families, like my own, are not comfortable with eating inside yet, and want to continue to eat outside, get take-out, or do or curbside pickup.  The county held a … Read More