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Superman floats in the air after saving the day near the daily planet where his lover Lois Lane works. Superman now has two sons and lives happily in metropolis where he fights crime and keeps the city safe.

“Superman & Lois” takes another look into the life of Clark Kent and his family

By Jack Gans, Photo Manager May 3, 2021

The CW network produces some of the best live-action superhero shows ever created, and they recently came out with a new masterpiece: “Superman & Lois.” There have been many mixed reviews on the...

A map of where the Follows traveled during their documentary ,

James and Deborah Follows explore small towns across America in “Our Towns”

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2021

In Americana, a small town is the ideal place -- full of nights spent at the ballpark, outdoor plays reflecting the small town’s heritage and a sense of community. Yet, many don’t get to see this part...

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MCPS creates a website to display pieces of art for an online art show

By Austin Vinner, News Editor May 3, 2021

Over the past year, MCPS has done its best to provide as many normal experiences to students as possible. Many events have undergone changes to account for adequate social distancing and other precautions,...

Visual effects like the hologram showed above were just one of the things that Zack Snyder nailed in his version. Additionally, great camera angle choice makes this scene one of the best in the movie.

Zack Snyder’s cut of “Justice League” is better than the original but not worth it

By Ryan Weiner, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2021

Four years ago, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Pictures paired up for their fifth movie in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Featuring a loaded cast and a plotline strong enough to rival any superhero movie...

Chloé Zhao, Director of

Missed the show? These are the best and worst moments of the 93rd Oscars

By Ela Jalil and Olivia Yasharoff May 3, 2021

The 93rd Oscars was a night of bold fashion choices and historical firsts, with changes to the original way of doing things that left the audience confused and shocked. For those who missed out on watching...

On senior Nathan Varner's interactive map of WCHS, students can check out different locations -- including classrooms, the gym, the auditorium and hand sanitizing stations.

WCHS senior Nathan Varner creates an interactive map of school to help students

By Jeremy Fredricks, Copy Editor April 25, 2021

As students return to the building for the first time in over a year, and for some, the first time ever, it is not a stretch to say some people have forgotten where they are going. While the lifeblood...

“World of Wonders” wins Barnes and Noble’s “Book of the Year”

By Andrew Chan, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2021

Each year, booksellers from around the country vote on a novel that is truly profound, beautiful and meaningful. The book is not the most popular, nor the most influential, it is simply the best-written...

A lot of people enjoy the karate theme of the show and movie. Some of the artwork made in lieu of the show is just outstanding.

“The Karate Kid” franchise is back with Netflix’s “Cobra Kai”

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor March 22, 2021

It’s been over 30 years since Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence had their epic karate match in the classic 80’s film, “The Karate Kid,” but thankfully it wasn't the last. After a large demand...

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“Moxie”: a new Netflix watch about speaking up for what you believe in

By Melissa Redlich, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

Coined in 1930, the word “moxie” meant nerve, spunk, courage, and determination. However starting in the beginning of March it has taken on whole new connotations. Feminism. Revolution. Rebel. Today,...

Taylor Swift celebrates victory with release of “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)”

By Jordan Pashkoff, Assistant Online Editor March 15, 2021

It doesn’t always occur to a casual listener all of the behind the scene work that an artist puts into producing and creating a song, let alone an album. It also doesn’t occur to most that even after...

Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne) and Rennie Davis (Alex Sharp) were representives of Students for a Democractic Society, who two of the defendants in the trial. The movie creates a few separate stories regarding them and only their experiences, which add to the overall enjoyment of the film.

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” is a captivating watch about historic events

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

Everyone has that one thing that they are extremely passionate about and if given the chance, they would tell as many people as they could about it. Imagine getting that chance to share your thoughts with...

Inside one of his many Super Bowl Halftime Show backdrops, The Weeknd stands side by side a few of his extras for the performance. The extras were dressed to look like clones of The Weeknd for the February 7th performance.

The Weeknd’s halftime show leaves Super Bowl viewers torn

By Justin Greenzaid, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2021

“Blinding Lights.” Not only is this the name of the song that The Weeknd closed out his performance with, but they are also two words that could describe almost any Super Bowl halftime show. Except...

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