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Google Stadia: A Game Changer?

Google Stadia: A Game Changer?

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

In its short but rich history, Google has always been the first and best at what it does. Be it browsers or search engines, the tech giant has always been a step ahead with a superior product. However, with the recent explosion of video gaming as a commercial enterprise, including an expected one billion dollars in the esports industry over the next year, many companies not usually associated with gaming have tried jumping on t...

The 61st GRAMMY Awards: A Review

The 61st GRAMMY Awards: A Review

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Music Reviews, Reviews

In an age when reaction videos and the media constantly call out other media sources for doing such a great job of distributing news, reviewing the culmination of critical reviews of musical content is well within the boundary of reputable modern journalism. That being said, the way each category will be ...

Glass: a Split in Quality

Glass: a Split in Quality

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

Release Date: January 18, 2019 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy (Kevin Wendell Crumb [among others]), Anya Taylor-Joy (Casey Cooke), Bruce Willis (David Dunn), Sarah Paulson (Ellie Staple), Samuel L. Jackson (Elijah Price) Our Rating: C- If M. Night Shyamalan could be descr...

Very Nice: Vice

Very Nice: Vice

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

Release Date: Dec. 25, 2018 Director: Adam McKay Starring: Christian Bale (Dick Cheney), Sam Rockwell (George W. Bush), Steve Carell (Donald Rumsfeld), Amy Adams (Lynne Cheney) Our Rating: A When it comes to explaining complicated things to people who don't understand them, Adam McKay, director of "Vice," m...

Super Smash Bros: The Ultimate Iteration

Super Smash Bros: The Ultimate Iteration

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018


Filed under Reviews, Technology & Game Reviews

Title: Super Smash Bros: Ultimate Genre: Fighting, Action, Platforming ESRB: E 10+ Developer: Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo Switch Release Date: December 7, 2018 Our Rating: A+ Well, Reggie, you did it again. A masterpiece. Truly the best version of Smash that has come out, "Ultimate" brings togethe...

Long NASA to the Moon

Long NASA to the Moon

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

United States President Donald Trump has made it no secret that his administration has a great admiration for advanced levels of space technology, as best seen in the announcement of the "Space Force," the new upcoming branch of the U.S. Military aimed at patrolling and controlling- you guessed it- space,...

Seats of Gables

Seats of Gables

Daniela Parra Del Riego and Alexander Yagoda

November 19, 2018


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews

High school: a time of self-discovery, fun times, and a lot of sitting. In the midst of it all, we do not spend much time thinking about the places we spend most of our time in: chairs. Without us realizing it, these chairs have heavily influenced our opinion of every location on our campus. From the...

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Humorous Commentary, Opinion, Top Stories

America has long been known for its rich cultural history built upon years and years of tradition and values. While several traditions are considered to be unique to the American people, the true heart and soul of America's cultural heritage occurs in the fall: the Thanksgiving holiday, but more importantly,...

How to Walk Right

How to Walk Right

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Humorous Commentary, Opinion

Getting around school can be tough. So tough, in fact, that people walk all over the place, trying to take the shortest route to their destination. Instead of this silly willy-nilly approach to traversing the school, how about something better? Take these words with a grain of salt if you wish, but the...

Journalists Jump for Journalism Day

Journalists Jump for Journalism Day

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Every year, student journalists from around the district gather at Florida International University for a day-long conference centered around the journalism industry. Informational sessions were held on a variety of journalistic topics, ranging from how to improve general photography to the lawful rights...

Jack Ryan: Johnny K Goes Back to the Office

Jack Ryan: Johnny K Goes Back to the Office

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

Release Date: August 31, 2018 Director: Patricia Riggen Starring: John Krasinski (Jack Ryan), Abbie Cornish (Cathy Mueller), Wendell Pierce (James Greer), Ali Suliman (Mousa Bin Suleiman) and Dina Shihabi (Hanin Ali) Our Rating: B With a few exceptions, top-notch television series ha...

Nice, Nike

Nice, Nike

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The mass kneeling of football players during the national anthem is old news, but with a little bit of privatized interference, the issue is back in the spotlight. For those unaware, prior to a football game in Sept. 2016, Colin Kaepernick, then the quarterback for the San Fransisco 49ers, opted to kneel...

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