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Formulaic Frights: Are Horror Movies Really Repetitive and Old?

Formulaic Frights: Are Horror Movies Really Repetitive and Old?

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Whether they like them or not, everyone has seen a horror movie at least once in their lives. If you begin a trend of watching horror movies, you start to notice a type of formulaic aspect to them. Most people's complaint about horror movies, besides the fact that they are made to scare you, is that...

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Since 2014, Muslims residents of Xinjiang, China have been mysteriously admitted into "re-education" camps, and these camps are extremely secretive and kept from the public eye. Until recently, the Chinese government had these camps under wraps and the majority of citizens were unaware of what was going...

Donald Trump: The Presidential Impeachment of a Criminal in Office

Donald Trump: The Presidential Impeachment of a Criminal in Office

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Impeachment rumors have swirled the Donald Trump's presidency since inauguration day, first because of Russian interference in the 2016 election, then for his private businesses and now for allegations of colluding with Ukraine to win the 2020 election. While this is still a developing story, there is already enough disturbing evidence...

“Joker”: A Source of Controversy On and Off the Silver Screen

“Joker”: A Source of Controversy On and Off the Silver Screen

Natalie Abrahantes, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

In the weeks leading up to its release, “Joker”, written and directed by Todd Phillips  has opened doors to floods of criticism due to its glamorization of mass killings. Warner Bros., the studio behind the gruesome film finds itself in a crisis after family members of the victims in the Aurora, Co...

Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Since 2018, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of three different cases of sexual misconduct. These allegations have not only caused conflict with the American people, but this has been a particularly notable subject between the Republican and Democratic parties, so much so that th...

Disney and Their Long List of Remakes: Crowd-Pleasers or Gold Diggers?

Disney and Their Long List of Remakes: Crowd-Pleasers or Gold Diggers?

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

Throughout all of our  childhoods, we have had the privilege to witness the incredible cinematic masterpieces that are Disney's animated movies, such as "The Lion King", "Dumbo", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin", "The Little Mermaid" and many more. Dating back to 2010 with the live action re-release of the film ...

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

After a numerous amount of deadly shootings, students tremble in fear of another bloody massacre and United States' school grounds have confronted at least 58 gunfire incidents in 2019. Industries nationwide have taken advantage of these atrocious acts to make a profit through the selling of bulletproof ...

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

August 8, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, just minutes after 10:30 A.M., a 21-year-old male walked into a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and began to open fire on civilians. With the number of fatalities recently being updated to 22, national disappointment in the American system has increased as well. This is just another ...

The United States National Women’s Soccer Team is the Best in the World. It’s Time to Pay them like it.

The United States National Women’s Soccer Team is the Best in the World. It’s Time to Pay them like it.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

July 19, 2019

When Alex Morgan, a star striker on the United States Women's National soccer Team (USWNT), cinched a timely goal in the 31st minute of the England vs American World Cup game, she sipped tea. Miming the traditionally British action for a few seconds after solidifying the American team's lead over a fo...

Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights: Alabama Erred

Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights: Alabama Erred

Daniela Parra del Riego and Chase Bagnall-Koger

May 25, 2019

Alabama’s Human Life Protection Act (House Bill 314) was signed into law by governor Kay Ivey on May 15, effectively banning abortions in the state with exceptions only in the case of “serious risk” to the mother’s life. Without exemptions for victims of rape and incest, news of the divisive...

James Charles’ Sister Scandal

James Charles’ Sister Scandal

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

James Charles, after being notorious for his “professionalism” throughout his YouTube career by limiting his involvement in the beauty community’s constant drama, has been drowning in “tea” that was exposed in the past week. It all began with the release of Tati Westbrook’s confession video...

Maximum Security Doesn’t “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Maximum Security Doesn’t  “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

This past Friday, May 4, the 145th annual running of the Kentucky derby took place. There were 20 contenders in the competition and each participant raced around the track for a total distance of 1.25 miles, as was done in the previous years. However, this year there was a discrepancy relating to the...

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