Lana Del Rey’s New Album Continues To Astound Fans

by Joseph Oscilowski ’22 Almost a decade and a half after her first album Sirens, American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey strives to continuously push out music. The day after the release of her seventh album in early 2021 titled Chemtrails over the Country Club, Del Rey announced news of another upcoming album. With a few singles to keep … Read More

An Homage to Journalism

by Liam Trump ’24 After a nearly eight year-long hiatus from live action films, director Wes Anderson is back with The French Dispatch. Starring the likes of Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, Timothée Chalamet, and many more, Anderson weaves together an anthology that only he could dream up. Chronicling the final days of the fictional Ennui-sur-Blasé based newspaper called … Read More

Daebak! South Korean Makes Waves in Pop Culture

by Naomi Bang ‘23 From Squid Game to BTS, there’s no question that South Korea has been making waves in international pop culture. Hallyu or “Korean wave” is a term to describe the rise in global popularity of South Korea’s pop culture. The country has made its mark in entertainment, cuisine, fashion, technology, terminology, and beauty.  The recent K-drama Squid … Read More

Mitski Just Gets It

by Kyla Sanchez ‘22 The date is October 4. After years of inactivity, the Twitter account @mitskileaks, the official information account of famed and supposedly retired indie musician Mitski, posts a single image of the artist’s back as she stands in a glossy elevator. The image contains white text across it reading, “mitski – October 5th, 2021. 10:00am ET. From … Read More

“American Psycho” (2000) Reflects the Class Struggles of Today.

by Selene Ashewood ’22 American Psycho: The infamous film adopted from the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis that went uncomfortably deep into examining the world of wealth—specifically through the lens of said American psycho. The endless atrocities he commits in the film all come from the same thing: his money. It consumed him and fixated his life on upholding … Read More

Addison Rae Not All That in Remake

by Rachel Klein ’22 Twenty-two years ago marks the release of the hit movie She’s All That, starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr. Since then, the rom-com has become a classic, right up there with 10 Things I Hate About You and She’s The Man. Like many good classics, Hollywood cannot resist the need to remake it. On … Read More

BTS’s Impact is More than Music

by Jena Le ’23 BTS is currently the most popular music group in the world with numerous records, including the most viewed music video on Youtube in 24 hours (108.2 million views), most streamed music act on Spotify, and three No. 1 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. This seven-member K-Pop group has made their mark with their catchy tunes, … Read More

Squid Game Latches On And Doesn’t Let Go

by Ella Scher ’23 As a mask-wearing man lounges back in a lavish room of which he is undoubtedly the owner, we see through a surveillance feed four hundred fifty-six people playing what seems to be a game of Red Light Green Light. Then someone moves on red, and the shooting begins.  It’s sickening how engrossing Squid Game, Netflix’s newest … Read More

Gliding to New Worlds in “Sable”

by Kyla Sanchez ’22 Even amidst a sea of escapism-based adventure video games that have been released since quarantine, Sable stands out from the rest. In Sable, you play as a masked youth named Sable who is undergoing a coming-of-age ceremony in a nomadic sci-fi desert land where she must search the land for a suitable rite-of-passage mask to forge … Read More

Harry Styles Never Goes Out of Style

by Emily Siansky ‘22 After more than a year’s worth of delays due to Covid-19, Harry Styles finally is back touring and performed on September 18 at the Capital One Arena. For fans who have been anticipating the shows for months and months, Styles delivered.  “Harry Styles sure knows how to put on a performance,” said senior Jenna Thompson. “The … Read More