“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 16 Review

By: Emily Orman Doctors. Death. Drama. Grey’s Anatomy, a teenage and adult favorite that seems to convince any viewer to strive to become a surgeon, recently released its 16th season on Netflix.  As usual, the season follows Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and her colleagues as they balance surgical cases and their personal lives. However, Season 16 focuses primarily on the social aspect of the hospital, … Continue reading “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 16 Review

Pandemic-Approved Restaurants

By: Viansa Reid Excited by Phase One, Bendites slowly began allowing people inside restaurants, but what about the restaurants killing the takeout game during the heat of the pandemic? And what about all those folks who still don’t feel comfortable dining indoors? These restaurants worked tirelessly to create a safe and smart environment and have  continued to produce delicious, affordable food. Wild Rose  150 NW … Continue reading Pandemic-Approved Restaurants

Good News June

By: Hannah Kenneth No one can overlook the overwhelming struggle, pain, and fear that has overshadowed this year. The media is ultra accessible today, stretching to almost every social media platform, making it so that you never miss a beat and almost always know whats going on in the world. It is often hard to escape the terrible news, both domestically and abroad. I have … Continue reading Good News June

Three Must-Make Disney Recipes

By: Madison Chambers Hello fellow food lovers! I am an average, no cooking experience, junior in highschool. During the pandemic, I noticed a trend of recipes being released for famous Disney Park foods that many students might have gotten to enjoy if our spring break plans didn’t get canceled.  Upon my realization that students would be missing out on the delicious, mostly unhealthy treats that … Continue reading Three Must-Make Disney Recipes

Two Must Have Backyard Games for the Summer

By: Parker Meredith Spikeball After it’s launch in 2008, Spikeball quickly sparked the attention of many. With its simplicity and portability, you can play anywhere and everywhere. Most likely, you too, have watched a round of spikeball being played by others at the beach, park or backyard. With a mix between volleyball and handball, two teams take turns alternating hitting the ball of the trampoline. … Continue reading Two Must Have Backyard Games for the Summer

Money Heist Review: A Captivating Thriller From Minute One

By: Parker Meredith Brilliant. Powerful. Genius. Money Heist, or La Casa de Papel (“The House of Paper”) as it is known in Spain, has enthralled fans around the world. Stemming off from the classic heist plot, Money Heist features levels upon levels of a beautifully written story, transporting viewers from their couches straight into the Royal Mint of Spain.  Money Heist, a Spanish crime drama, … Continue reading Money Heist Review: A Captivating Thriller From Minute One

All American: The New High School Classic

By: Emily Orman Family. Football. Friendship. All American, a CW TV show and Netflix favorite has returned for a second season. And no one is complaining.  Centered around the life of talented football player Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), All American works to show the reader the truth behind high school football in America, specifically in cutthroat competitive locations with money to spend like Beverly Hills. … Continue reading All American: The New High School Classic

Review: Paparazzi Lightning

By: Barbara Norton  I can vividly remember the first time I heard “Sad Sad City,” the sixth track off of Ghostland Observatory’s Paparazzi Lightning. I had fallen down the YouTube indietronica rabbit hole and landed on a grainy concert video from 2007 with barely any views.  Once the video focused I was introduced to a scuffed stage, laden with speakers and wires and lit only … Continue reading Review: Paparazzi Lightning

How to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive

By: Charlie Hobin The self-help industry is one of the fastest-growing markets of the 21st century. It’s expected to surpass $13 billion dollars in the next two years- but don’t be surprised by this rapid growth. According to a study done by the PEW Research center, Americans spend over 4 hours a day on their smartphones. This newfound world of distracting content has prompted many … Continue reading How to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive

Review: “Happy & Sad” By Kacey Musgraves

By: Brooke Leggat Kacey Musgraves has always been my go-to artist whenever I want to feel a certain type of way. With songs ranging from tangy, country love songs to upbeat pop-ish country crossover, I just can’t get enough. It’s safe to say, I’m a pretty big fan.  Though I listen to all of Musgraves’ songs on repeat in the shower, at the gym, in … Continue reading Review: “Happy & Sad” By Kacey Musgraves

Grammy’s 2020: A Night of Legends

By: Sasha Stringer Just hours after the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, the 62nd annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles, California. Taking place at the Staples Center, aka Bryant’s home court, those in attendance felt the full force of Bryant’s death. Alicia Keys, Host of Grammy’s Telecast, opened the night by speaking a few words of the tragedy.  “We’re all feeling crazy … Continue reading Grammy’s 2020: A Night of Legends

The Frights Face Reality

By: India Slodki Thanks to songs like “Tungs” and “Crust Bucket”, I used to associate The Frights with the fire of one’s teenage years. A revitalization of punk at best, hopeless romantics at worst, The Frights always made me yearn for a reckless adventure. However, with their new album, it seems they’re starting to face what happens after the dancing on tables and kissing strangers … Continue reading The Frights Face Reality

Review: Miss Americana

By: Emily Orman From drama-filled docuseries like Cheer to real-crime episodes that transport you  into a maximum security prison like I Am A Killer, documentaries have been on the rise on Netflix. A new addition to this list is Miss Americana, a documentary about the face of pop music herself: Taylor Swift.  In just under an hour and a half, Miss Americana invites the viewer … Continue reading Review: Miss Americana

Not a Plant God? Don’t Lose Hope…

By: Natasha Visnack Some Storm students have super powers. While they aren’t defeating evil villains or saving helpless civilians, these students are nonetheless the topic of envy and admiration among their peers. Their powers create growth and life in anything they touch. Well, more specifically, any plant they touch. We all know people that can make plants grow by simply glancing at them. While the … Continue reading Not a Plant God? Don’t Lose Hope…