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Song of the Fae: A Review on Taylor Swift’s “folklore”

Taylor Swifts 'folklore' album cover.

Shelby Hansen

October 9, 2020

As quarantine dragged on and on, and it seemed like we were never going to get out of the house, I noticed one thing that was a common annoyance in many teenagers’ and young adults’ minds: the lack of newly released music from their favorite artists. Staying at home is already hard enough, but w...

Saginaw Takes COVID-19 Through the Woods

Saginaw Takes COVID-19 Through the Woods

Hannah Gode, Contributor

October 5, 2020

The live entertainment industry has been dormant since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. The fall musical, Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim, will put an end to the drought in entertainment at the school with a tentative opening night of Dec. 10. After a round of virtual auditions, rehearsals began Sep...

Karate Kickoff: A Cobra Kai Review

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Landon Barron, Author

September 28, 2020

  I went into watching “Cobra Kai” headfirst, not knowing what to expect. Given the name, I was initially under the impression that it was some kind of obscure warrior anime. To my surprise, it couldn’t have been anything further than that.   Cobra Kai is a series that focuses on the adulthood of...

Set the stage, little redhead

Daddy Warbucks and Annie join together to perform

Kayla, Writer

January 7, 2020

The fine arts theatre program presented their production of the classic 1982 dramedy film, Annie. Based on the “Little Orphan Annie”, this play has brought the lovely redhead to life. Starring senior Calysta Kemp as Annie, the play begins with the band and choir in a harmonizing song to introduce...

Ford V. Ferrari Races Into a Photo Finish

Ford V. Ferrari Races Into a Photo Finish

Travis Flippo, Writer, Auto Enthusiast

November 22, 2019

On November 15, the new James Mangold film (director of Walk The Line, 3:10 to Yuma, and Logan) was released to very positive reviews. Ford V. Ferrari is about the racing duel between automobile magnate Ford, and handcrafted Italian auteur, Ferrari. After a successful opening weekend, the film has g...

Disney’s vault is wide open

Disney's vault is wide open

Kayla, Writer

November 22, 2019

Disney is one of the world’s largest multimedia entertainment companies with a net worth estimated to $260.6 billion as of November 2019, and with the highly anticipated addition of Disney+, the corporation is now at the top amongst all streaming agencies in the states. Disney+ launched Nov. 12...

COPPPA coming to YouTube

COPPPA coming to YouTube

Kenneth Montano, Writer

November 22, 2019

YouTube released a video and document on their YouTube Creators channel talking about Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule, also known as COPPA on Nov. 12. The enforcement of this policy will make YouTubers, no matter what country they live in, add a label that says if their video is meant for ...

Steven universe the movie review

The official Steven Universe Movie

Kenneth Montano, Writer

October 1, 2019

With a guest voice actor, Sarah Stiles, and amazing voices like Lisa Hammigan, Patti Lupone and Estelle this movie is surprisingly, terrible.   The main problem with this movie is the new character Spinel, and how she is handled throughout the whole movie. At the end of the movie it is reve...

K-12 Review

K-12 Review

Kayla, Writer

October 1, 2019

On September 6, 2019, pop-singer Melanie Martinez released her 2nd album K-12, along with a featured film she both wrote and directed. The film and album are directed in a way that truly captures the essence of the underlying corruption and struggles within schooling systems. With the use of theatrics and d...

Falling Short: The Issues With Tall Girl

Falling Short: The Issues With Tall Girl

Shelby Hansen

October 1, 2019

Upon watching the new Netflix film, “Tall Girl,” I was already faced with an array of questions and opinions from other people before I even pressed play. It opened with a 29% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 5.5/10 on IMDb. After watching the trailer, I could already get the gist without watching the e...

King Gizzard Rides Again: Infest The Rat’s Nest Review

King Gizzard Rides Again: Infest The Rat’s Nest Review

Travis Flippo, Critic

September 20, 2019

The Gizz have returned with their second album of this year, their thrash exodus of Infest The Rat’s Nest. The newest taste of the Australian garage rockers gives a refreshing spoonful of chugging, athletic songs with seasonings of their usual fuzz rock overtones thrown into the mix. The band has exp...

A review of Avengers: Endgame

Fathan Kelley, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

 If you're clicking on this it must be out of sheer curiosity because Marvel Studios reputation has already told you how good Avengers: Endgame is going to be. The movie follows the events of Avengers: Infinity War where the main antagonist Thanos had collected all the infinity stones in order to hav...