Another Touchdown For CW

By Sophia Wooden’ 20                                                                             The new CW show, “All American,” depicts the life of Spencer James (played by Daniel Ezra), a black high … Read More

‘The Mind of Jake Paul’ Doesn’t Fully Deliver

Hena Hussain ‘20 One of YouTube’s original and most influential creators, Shane Dawson, recently came out with an eight-part documentary series on Jake Paul, a fellow social media influencer. The series became highly publicized over the internet, with each video receiving at least 13 million views. The popularity of the series was largely due to the high level of controversy … Read More

iFLY Gives Participants the Fall They Always Wanted

Jonah Sachs ‘20 Imagine jumping out of an airplane. A little nerve-wracking, right? Now imagine getting the thrill of skydiving without the risk of a broken parachute. For participants at iFLY, an indoor skydiving adventure, this vision is a reality — and at a very affordable price, too. iFLY, a relatively new entertainment spot to the area, gives flyers the … Read More

A Woman Doctor Who Showcases Female Empowerment in Sci-Fi

Dinah Aguilar The new female Doctor in the enduring “Doctor Who” franchise adds to the new era of women empowerment in sci-fi. After characters like Rey from “Star Wars” and Wonder Woman that have become role models and symbols of progress in representation, the “Doctor Who” franchise debuted their thirteenth Doctor and after 55 years she is a woman. Unlike … Read More

Rihanna Declines the Super Bowl Halftime Show for Colin Kaepernick

by Christianna Tran ‘20 Ever since Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest police brutality and racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem at multiple 2016 football preseason games, there has been major controversy on whether or not to support the NFL’s decision of effectively banning Kaepernick as a player. Recently, pop artist Rihanna has expressed her own opinion by rejecting … Read More

Olney Theatre’s Production of ‘South Pacific’ Is an Inspiration to Teens

by Sabina Jafri ‘20 Last month, I witnessed a performance that every student at Sherwood who whines about their double-crossing friend, being grounded, or not owning a car deserves to see. Like these students, nurse Nellie Forbush of Little Rock, Arkansas has been sheltered and privileged her entire life. Smart as she may be, Nellie had never been made to … Read More

C.A.S.T. Ends Chapter in Its History with Successful Performance

by Adam Levine ‘20 The spring play is always an event to look forward to. It provides a refreshing step away from the song and dance of the fall musical and allows students to showcase their acting abilities. This year’s play, “Rumors” by Neil Simon, was able to do just that while also providing the audience with a hilarious experience … Read More

‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Delivers

by Russell Irons ‘19 “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey,”released earlier this month, is a refreshing take on the once stagnant formula released annually by Ubisoft. The video game generated a fair amount of hype simply based on its setting during the Peloponnesian War, a conflict between Sparta and Athens from 431-404 BC. “Odyssey” delivers a stunning open game world larger than that … Read More

First Man: The Struggles and Sacrifice of Putting Men on The Moon

“The First Man” is worth all the buzz it is receiving.  The movie shows that films about space exploration can be personal as well as adventurous. The drama is directed by Damien Chazelle and stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong. This is a reunion of the two, as they previously were together for the Academy Award-winning film, “La La Land.” … Read More

Twenty Øne Piløts Releases New Wave of Radio Unfriendly Music

by Dinah Aguilar ’19   Three years after finding mainstream success, the alt-pop duo Twenty One Pilots have released their fifth studio album “Trench.” Their new music was instantly hit with criticism when the duo dropped two singles and music videos “Jumpsuit” and “Nico and the Niners.” Unlike their catchy, upbeat single “Stressed Out” from their last album, “Blurryface,” singer … Read More