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Big Mouth tackles taboo topics comically

Big Mouth tackles taboo topics comically

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

  Take health class, a course that tackles many of the awkward need-to-knows of puberty and teenage life, add a ton of dirty humor, stick it into an animated show and get the final result known as “Big Mouth.”   Co-created by childhood friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, ...

Fourth Flash Season generally suceeds

Fourth Flash Season generally suceeds

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

“The Flash” came running back onto screens Oct. 13 with a wild season four premiere, but is still stumbling over some speed bumps as it tries to transition from a rocky season three.   Keeping in routine with previous seasons, “The Flash” opened four months after the season three fin...

“Fetch” will never happen, but the musical will

“Fetch” will never happen, but the musical will

By Julia Lescht, Online Opinions Editor

October 24, 2017

If this wasn’t the most totally fetch news to surface the Earth since the film’s release almost 13 years ago, then Wednesdays would be famous for wearing whatever dang color everybody wants. But no; on Wednesdays, we wear pink. Comedian and writer Tina Fey’s “Mean Girls,” famous for its...

“Stranger Things” hasn’t ghosted us

“Stranger Things” hasn’t ghosted us

By Joe Raab, Online Sports Editor

October 24, 2017

As Halloween season rolls around, many shows and movies come with it -- including the highly anticipated season two of “Stranger Things.” Set to be released Oct. 27, the new season has been awaited by many, including some CHS students. “I’m really excited for season two of ‘Stranger Things’,”...

Marvel provides another super show

Marvel provides another super show

By Fatima Yazdi, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2017

“The Defenders” is Marvel’s most recent television creation. In the show, four of Marvel’s biggest heroes are each living their own lives and working individually, but all have one common goal in mind: to save New York City. Matthew Murdock a.k.a Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten...

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” intrigues audiences

By Jake Herman, News Editor

October 15, 2017

Packed with nearly two-and-a-half hours of thrills, plot twists, over-the-top action, and edgy humor, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is an entertaining, albeit flawed, second installment of Matthew Vaughn’s spy universe. Directed and co-written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman, the film picks up where...

TV Shows Veering Towards Harsh, Controversial Topics

TV Shows Veering Towards Harsh, Controversial Topics

By Laura Sneller, Opinions Editor

June 14, 2017

The newest trend in popular TV shows today can be summed up by one word: exposure. The most talked-about TV programs are those that expose the ugly truth of what we value in society; whether it be sexism, racism or our increasing dependence on technology. The rise in shows centered around human issues,...

Netflix’s “Dear White People” Displays Important Messages

The show “Dear White People” was based off of a 2014 movie by the same name, the cast of which is pictured above.

By Megan Park, Photo Editor

June 14, 2017

Fierce and admirable are only a few words used to describe the new Netflix series “Dear White People.” With the show gaining much media attention and receiving outstanding reviews, it is well worth watching. “Dear White People” arrived Apr. 28 on Netflix. Based off the movie of the same title,...

Flash Season Three Falls Short of Expectations

A scene from Season Three of The Flash, which loyal fans felt fell short of the hype from previous seasons.

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Season three of The Flash struggled to find its identity at times, falling short of lofty expectations from seasons prior. However, it showed flashes of greatness, giving hope it can rebound in season four.   The Flash opted for a complete rewrite of its characters, by kicking off the season wit...

‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Balances Fun with Complexity

This student is pictured watching  DC’s “Legends of Tomorrow.”

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

DC Comic’s “Legends of Tomorrow” far surpassed expectations by embracing their weird and wild attitude in season two. “Legends of Tomorrow” is a spinoff of two superhero shows on The CW. It takes characters from Arrow and The Flash and brings them onto their own show centered around time...

Kodak Black’s Album Paints a Unique Picture

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

After releasing his first mixtape in December 2013 called, “Project Baby,” Kodak’s rise to fame has only sped up. Since then, he has produced 3 mixtapes each year, signing a deal with Atlantic Records in October 2015. Not only has he produced top rated mixtapes, but he has also debuted hit singles...

Logan Displays a Gritty Side of Wolverine

The complex sides of humanity are unraveled in Wolverine displayed in Logan.

By Emily Wang, Features Editor

March 19, 2017

Hugh Jackman’s final swan song as the beloved mutant Wolverine, “Logan”, is a fitting conclusion to his 17 years playing this character. Joining Deadpool in the trend of R-rated superhero movies, “Logan” delivers the uncensored version of Wolverine that the previous X-Men movies were never...

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