‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ Gets Inside Your Head

by Sarah Nove ‘20 “There’s Someone Inside Your House,” by Stephanie Perkins, is suspenseful from the very first chapter, where readers are thrown straight into the gruesome world of murder and mutilation. The teen slasher story revolves around a mysterious serial killer who targets students from a small town high school in Nebraska. No one, not even the protagonist Makani, … Read More

Échale “Adobo” A La Pantalla

by Dinah Aguilar ’19  Ahora es el momento de crear las películas con elencos latinos. La largamente esperada película “Black Panther” fue lanzada recientemente e instantáneamente se convirtió en un éxito absoluto del cine. En dos semanas, ya superó la marca de los $ 700 millones convirtiéndose en la tercera película más taquillera de todos los tiempos. ¿Por qué es … Read More

Now is the Time for Movies with Latino Casts

 by Dinah Aguilar ’19  The long anticipated “Black Panther” movie recently was released and instantly became an absolute box office success. Within two weeks it already passed the $700 million mark making it the third fastest grossing movie of all time. Why was this movie so successful? Because it was Marvel’s first movie featuring nearly an all black cast in a movie showcasing … Read More

Recent Sherwood Grad’s Presence Felt in New Jersey Music Scene

by Josh Averbach ’18 Many have dreamed of musical success. Eric Schwartz, who graduated from Sherwood last year, may be on the verge of achieving it. Schwartz plays guitar and is a backup singer for an alternative-rock band called Malibu, whose four members all attend Monmouth University, a small private school in a New Jersey beach town. The band is … Read More

Jake Paul’s New Program Manipulates His Fans

by Sarah Nove ‘20 Jake Paul, youngest of the famous–or infamous–Paul brothers, and CEO of the social media company Team 10, recently launched a program called “Edfluence.” Edfluence claims to be a service that teaches users “how to do social media,” as Jake Paul states in his video entitled “HERE’S WHY 2017 WAS THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE.”   … Read More

Weinstein Company Announces Plan to File for Bankruptcy

by Mallory Carlson ‘19 The Weinstein Company, the film and media powerhouse co-founded by the Weinstein brothers in 2005, on Sunday announced its plan to file for bankruptcy. The announcement shortly followed the collapse of a potential sales deal with an investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet, who also was the 24th Administrator of the Small Business Association from 2014-2017. … Read More

‘Cloverfield’ Adds to Long List of Failed Sequels

by Dinah Aguilar ’19 The “Cloverfield” franchise is known for its secrets and surprises, but to many fans, the announcement of the new “Cloverfield” movie being released on Netflix was not a welcomed one. “Cloverfield” is a very popular movie series in the genre of monsters and aliens and each film gives a different point of view of someone’s life as … Read More

‘Black Panther’ Sets The New Standard For Marvel

by Peter Niverth ’18 The Marvel franchise has long been known for its multitude of superheroes, with each one sharing a similar background and reason for fighting. It usually entails parents killed at a young age, the young hero struggling to find their place in a world which shuns those with unique abilities, and a villian who just wants to … Read More

High Fashion Continues to Mesh with Politics

by Mallory Carlson ’19 New York Fashion Week started on Thursday, February 9. The industry has been undergoing change, as issues of equal representation and diversity have arisen due to a cultural shift causing brands and stores to reconsider how they market to consumers. But in addition to increased inclusivity, the fashion world has become decidedly more political; the most … Read More

Justin Timberlake Halftime Show

by Vendela Krenkel ’20 So many great artists have emerged with new music, so why is it that the Super Bowl Halftime Show features an old singer whose time has passed? Justin Timberlake’s performance for the Super Bowl Halftime Show this year was underwhelming. The show started backstage with his new song “Filthy,” which was the only song he used … Read More