The Dim Creation that is ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’

by Kat Mahoney ’20 The X factor. In the movie “The Sun is Also a Star” it was the final supposed requirement that is expected to tie the shared love between the two main characters into a perfect bow. But the true X factor of this film was its cliché and overdone storyline that sloppily tied the movie together into … Read More

Sekiro Offers Combat at Its Best

by Thomas Johnson ‘19 Software, the developers of the critically acclaimed Bloodborne and the Dark Souls game series, have once again struck gold with their latest game “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.” Sekiro takes place in 15th century feudal Japan, during the height of a conflict between warring clans. The player character finds himself caught in the middle of this struggle, … Read More

Mystery Novel Objectively Addresses Mental Health

by Brenna Henderson ‘21 People handle emotions in many ways. For example, abusing substances, socializing less, or stress-eating. While schools educate students on emotional and psychological problems, it’s difficult for students to be able to picture the effects these problems have. In “Last Girl Lied To,” author Laurie Elizabeth Flynn uses the hook of mystery and thriller to educate teenagers … Read More

Foxygen Creates a Glam-Infused Reinvention

by Sarah Nove ‘20 Indie Rock band Foxygen reinvented their sound once again with their newest album, “Seeing Other People,” released in late April. Channeling glam rock icons, the musical duo, composed of vocalist Sam France and one-man orchestra Jonathan Rado, captured the ‘70s sound, while still infusing their own style into this rock opera. The album itself tells the … Read More

You Have No ‘Clue’ What You Were Missing with C.A.S.T.’s Latest Production

by Kara Thompson ‘20 and Christianna Tran ‘20 Sherwood’s spring play, “Clue,” brought a new and exciting addition to the school’s history of productions. The show is adapted from the classic board game in which players gain clues in order to solve a mystery, finding who the murderer is, where the crime took place, and which weapon was used. Sherwood’s … Read More

Taylor Swift’s New Song Leaves ‘ME!’ Disappointed

by Christianna Tran ‘20, Jenna Bloom ‘21, and Kara Thompson ‘20 Less than two years after the release of her album “Reputation,” Taylor Swift dropped her new single “ME!” on April 26. The wait for this single seemed long, mostly due to the fact that Swift promoted it on her Twitter and Instagram for about the last month. However what … Read More

More Misses Than Hits

by Andrew Ventura ’19 The Del Toro (previous director) “Hellboy” collection are two of my favorite movies. The combination of horror and sci-fi creatures are truly breathtaking, and mixed with a great story and plenty of action, makes the originals something very special. I was hesitant to see that the 2019 reboot was under a new director and cast. Why … Read More

‘Little’ Inspires in a Big Way

by Kara Thompson ‘20 The 1988 classic movie “Big” that starred Tom Hanks is given a modern twist in the just-released film “Little.” The motion picture centers around Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall), an uptight tech mogul whose tyrannical nature has helped her business succeed but inhibited relationships with everyone around her. When a young girl wishes that Jordan would become … Read More

Where Does Billie Go From Here?

by Ayana Antoine ’20 Seventeen year old singer Billie Eilish released her debut album “when we all fall asleep where do we go?” on March 29. The young singer has been able to maintain a successful career since her hit song “Ocean Eyes” released back in 2017. Her music is not only catchy but discusses complex topics like sleep paralysis, … Read More

Five Feet Apart Bringing People Closer Together

by Devon Goldstein ‘21 The new movie, “Five Feet Apart,” came out in theatres March 15 and the world was not ready for a story like this one. Directed by first time director Justin Baldoni, the film tells the story of Will and Stella who are both patients in the Saint Grace Hospital and have Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Baldoni knew … Read More