Euphoria’s Season Two Continues to Effectively Illuminate Teen Struggles

by Marissa Harris ‘22 For the first two months of 2022, Euphoria was a trending phenomenon among its legions of viewers. In an age of what is usually on-demand streaming, suddenly Sunday nights at 9 p.m on HBO Max was “must-see TV.” For fans like myself, it’s nearly impossible to objectively review Season 2 because I became so engrossed in … Read More

“The Batman” Is a Moody Masterpiece

by Ben Schoenberg ‘24 Set up against a rainy background, a group of thugs follow a man out of the train to rob him. The criminals look up and see the iconic bat symbol in the night sky and glance into the darkness in fear of the Dark Knight. Out of the shadows in the train station, Batman walks out, … Read More

New-Gen Anime Reaches Iconic Popularity

by Lilika Jenkins ‘22 Demon Slayer, one of the most popular anime that has taken the Internet by storm in the last few years. It has recently aired another season that is available on multiple streaming platforms including Hulu. Alongside other very well-received shows such as Attack on Titan, there has been an excited buzz every weekend to see the … Read More

NFTs Are Breaking Through In the Music Industry

by Alexis Booker ‘23 NFTs (non refundable tokens) since 2021 have been dramatically increasing in popularity with the industry being worth an astounding $25 billion compared to only $95 million in 2020 (as reported by DappRadar which gathers data from 10 blockchains to create their results). Contrary to Bitcoin, NFTs are unique digital tokens that are directly exchanged between recipients … Read More

alt-J and Portugal. The Man Create a Sensory Utopia

by Audrey Farris ‘25 On only the second night of their U.S. tour, dual-headliners alt-J and Portugal. The Man put on an astonishing performance on February 26 at the Anthem in Washington DC.. The combination of bright graphics, angsty rock music, and 10 minute long guitar solos from Portugal. The Man paired perfectly with the much more mellow and visually … Read More

Sherwood Film Festival Makes Its Return

by Liam Trump ‘24 After two years of absence, the Sherwood Film Festival is back to showcase student filmmakers. Literature as Film and English teacher Christiane Lock along with Film Club officers will be organizing the festival, which will take place in the media center during lunch on Thursday, April 21 to coincide with the art show. Unlike in years … Read More

Embracing Magic and Growth with “Asha’s Awakening”

by Kyla Sanchez ‘22 Raveena Aurora, an American singer and song-writer who debuted in 2017 with her EP Shanti, immediately stood out with her fusion of RnB, soul, jazz and a touch of South Asian Bollywood. With her exploration of intimate topics such as womanhood, generational resilience, and surviving sexual assault, Raveena carved a unique place in the music scene … Read More

“Uncharted” Takes Familiar Path to Mediocrity

by Jordan Costolo ‘25 The Uncharted video games are a cinematic experience in and of themselves, seamlessly switching between cutscenes and gameplay. If there were a game that would work as a movie, it would be this one. Unfortunately, the people at Sony dropped the ball with adapting the series. The premise of the film centers around long-time treasure hunter, … Read More

“Peacemaker” Presents Uniquely Profound Character Exploration

by Liam Trump ‘24 Following up his soft reboot of 2016’s Suicide Squad, James Gunn’s Peacemaker offers a refreshing look into heroism. The show, streaming exclusively on HBO Max, takes place directly after the events of The Suicide Squad, where the titular main character Peacemaker (John Cena) gets recruited once again by the U.S. government to hunt down ‘butterflys,’ a … Read More

Louis Tomlinson Continues to Break ‘Walls’

by Reade Fenner and Emily Siansky ‘22 The best part about any concert is the anticipation, the excitement. From the moment the lights go off to when the performer walks on stage, there is a certain buzz in the air that is difficult to replicate elsewhere. Once Louis Tomlinson’s set began on February 10, vivid red lights and heavy fog … Read More