Women in Hollywood Stand Up for Equality

by Riley Whelan ‘18 Women have been fighting for their rights for a long time now, not asking for superiority, but simply equality. The struggle for fair treatment of women in Hollywood dates back to the 1950s or even earlier, but after news of the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, women in the industry took action, refusing to back down. Weinstein, … Read More

Migos Fails To Deliver

by Owen Steffan ‘18 After a dominant 2017 which included two Grammy nominations and several chart topping singles, Atlanta rap trio Migos returns with their new album “Culture II.” The project is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2017 album “Culture” which featured songs such as “T-Shirt” and number one hit, “Bad and Boujee.” With “Culture,” Migos established themselves as … Read More

New Netflix Show, “Altered Carbon,” Meets Expectations

by Natalie Murray ‘18 Netflix has seen lots of success with its original sci-fi shows, most notably “Stranger Things” and “Black Mirror.” So it may seem surprising that Netflix’s newest original, “Altered Carbon,” a ten-episode series which was released last Friday, has just 65 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Having watched the first half of the series, I can see why … Read More

Fall Out Boy’s New Album Causes Fans To Fall Out of Love

by Brynn Smith ‘19 If you were musically conscious in 2005, you probably went through an alternative rock phase. And while a multitude of bands contributed to that unique listening experience, Fall Out Boy outshone them all. With their lengthy song titles, catchy lyrics, and emo sound, the band was a staple in the first decade of the 21st century. … Read More

Students Display Creativity In C.A.S.T. Winter One Acts

by Anika Mittu ‘19 As a series of student-directed short plays, C.A.S.T.’s annual Winter One Acts often goes unnoticed by the vast Sherwood community.Yet, on January 18 and 22, a group of student actors explored childhood, adolescence and the mishaps of romance through five mini productions that left the audience feeling lucky to have attended the typically overlooked performance. The … Read More

The Death Cure Provides An Okay Ending to an Era

by Dinah Aguilar ‘19 “The Maze Runner” series by James Dashner is the last in the era of dystopian future teen novels and movies. The series revolves around Thomas who was mysteriously dropped into the middle of a maze, called “the Glade,” along with several other teenagers who have no recollection of their previous lives. After the first two movies … Read More

Student Creativity in Winter One Acts

by Anika Mittu ‘19 As a series of student-directed short plays, C.A.S.T.’s annual Winter One Acts often goes unnoticed by the vast Sherwood community. Yet, on January 18 and 22, a group of student actors explored childhood, adolescence and the mishaps of romance through five mini productions that left the audience feeling lucky to have attended the typically overlooked performance. … Read More

‘The Last Jedi’ Continues the Tradition

by Peter Niverth ’18 As the eighth installment in the long line of Star Wars films, which span four decades, “The Last Jedi” aimed to set itself apart from the rest. The film’s storyline allowed it to do just that, while also having a unique mix of old and new traditions. Throughout the film, the viewer was reminded of the … Read More

“A Very Merry Christmas” Offers A Fresh Sound to Old Classics

by Lexi Matthews ’18 As the holiday season rolls around every year, the usual Christmas songs are taken off their virtual shelves and played on loop for weeks on end. While everyone can enjoy tapping their foot along to the beat of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” or humming Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” … Read More

‘The Last Jedi’ Keeps the Legacy Alive

by Peter Niverth ’18  As the most well known science fiction series in Hollywood history, the Star Wars saga continues its storyline set up nearly half a century ago by the first movie, “A New Hope.” “The Last Jedi,” set to premiere December 15th, is the latest installment in the franchise after “The Force Awakens,” which kicked off the newest … Read More