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P.S. I Still Love You movie review

P.S. I Still Love You movie review

Ally Blake, Reporter

March 18, 2020

WARNING SPOILERS: To All the Boys p.s. I Love You is a newly released original romcom on Netflix. It is the sequel for “To All the Boys I've Loved Before”. We left off from To All the Boys I've Loved Before when Laura Jean Covey officially started dating Peter Kavinsky. In To All the Boys p.s. I...

15 fun spring concerts coming to Nashville

15 fun spring concerts coming to Nashville

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

March 6, 2020

As the spring months are approaching, so is concert season. The spring months are the best time to experience concerts whether they are outside or inside.   Concerts give you the ability to hear live music and dance around with people who have similar interest to you. Here are some concerts coming to th...

Bieber’s back . . . back again

Bieber's back . . . back again

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

February 28, 2020

After an almost four year hiatus from music, Justin Bieber has come back like he never left. While he was gone from the music scene, Bieber maintained a decent social media presence, still posting on his social media from time to time.   Bieber first hinted at his comeback to the music industry o...

The star studded Super Bowl commercials of 2020

The star studded Super Bowl commercials of 2020

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

February 10, 2020

On February 2, 2020 the San Francisco 49ers faced off against the Kansas City Chiefs. However, the main event was not the game nor the half time show, but the commercial breaks. Every year companies go above and beyond in hopes to gain traction from impatient sports fans.  Olay- Olay decided to focu...

TPAC takes broadway hit to local stage

Playbill from Hamilton.

Taylor Matney, Reporter

February 4, 2020

On December 31st, the Hamilton cast performed at Tennessee Performance Arts Center (TPAC).  The play is about Alexander Hamilton’s life until his untimely death. It all starts him being nineteen, becoming General Washington’s right-hand man, his marriage, having children, and fighting in the American Revolution. The p...

Black Mirror: it’s not just about tech

Black Mirror: it's not just about tech

Zoe Vecchio, Reporter

January 31, 2020

If you don’t know, Black Mirror is a TV show written (mostly) by Charlie Brooker that currently releases new seasons on Netflix. Often compared to The Twilight Zone, it consists of episodes that each tell their own story while also working together to convey an overarching theme using a reoccurrin...

Five shows to binge watch

Five shows to binge watch

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

January 14, 2020

Right now, teachers are assigning homework left and right, and projects are already due soon. School can be too stressful at times, so here are five shows to binge watch when you need to take a break.   A new addition to Netflix, Lost In Space follows the Robinson family’s journey to a new space colony. Unfortu...

4 Youtubers that push the envelope

4 Youtubers that push the envelope

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

January 14, 2020

Youtube has been a popular video streaming service since 2005. Since the first video was posted by Jawed Karim, the site has allowed creators to post content that fulfills them . . .as long as it falls within the community guidelines (https://www.youtube.com/about/policies/#community-guidelines).  From thi...

8 by Marteen: Album review

8 by Marteen: Album review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 22, 2019

  From posting covers on Instagram and Soundcloud to millions of streams across all platforms, Marteen is the modern-day music success story. He began his music career at the age of 13, posting his first cover on Instagram in 2014.  The Bay-area artist released his first full length body...

Falling Inn Love movie review

Ally Blake, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Falling Inn Love is a newly released romantic comedy (RomCom) on Netflix.  The main character, Gabriela, wins an inn at the lowest point in her life. This is after Gabriela’s boyfriend breaks up with her, and she loses her job.  Gabriela then travels to New Zealand to see her new inn. While she’s there, s...

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 17, 2019

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic heritage month. Hispanic culture has been imbedded into many of the things we enjoy daily from food to color TV.   Pop culture especially has been heavily enriched by Hispanic artists, whether that be through music, art, or theater. Here is a list of five His...

88Rising: for the culture

88Rising: for the culture

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

September 26, 2019

Over the past three years there has been a rise in Asian culture in Northern America. Saturday Night Live hired their first cast member of East Asian descent, Crazy Rich Asians was one of the highest grossing movies of 2018, and Korean boy band BTS was nominated for a Grammy for their album Love Yourse...