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Re-“Views” of Drake’s New Album

Drake in his music video for his hit

By Ross Tanenbaum, Senior Writer

May 2, 2016

After capturing the internet with his unique dance moves in “Hotline Bling,” Drake has finally released his new full album. On April 29, Drake released Views, a 20 song album which includes “Hotline Bling” and the more recent hit “One Dance.” This is Drake’s sixth album and has been highly antic...

The Dark Knight Will Rise Again / The Man of Steel is the Real Deal

By Jonathan Greenzaid and Ross Tanenbaum

March 22, 2016

Human versus alien. Vigilante versus hero. Bruce Wayne versus Clark Kent. The Dark Knight versus the Man of Steel. March 25 will be the fight of the century as two heavyweights face each other in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Who will win? Batman- 36.92% of CHS students think that Batman ...

Untraditional Superhero Movie Soars in Ratings

By Ross Tanenbaum, Online News Editor

February 25, 2016

With great power comes great responsibility. The new movie Deadpool puts a twist on these famous words. The highly anticipated movie Deadpool was released Feb. 12 into theaters. The film follows Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds, The Proposal) on his quest to get revenge. After Wilson is experimented on,...

It’s not a trap, Star Wars movie is a must-see

Star Wars fans have already purchased their tickets for the premiere.

By Jasmine Baten and Ross Tanenbaum

December 23, 2015

emiered Dec. 18, drawing audiences of all ages from all over the galaxy. The film was directed by J.J. Abrams (Star Trek, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and features a star-studded, revolutionary cast, including Harrison Ford and newcomer Daisy Ridley. According to IMDb, the movie takes place 30 years...

Horror movies:the science behind the scare

By Ross Tanebaum, Online New Editor

October 29, 2015

Halloween is one time of the year when people love to get scared. Fear is an emotion that brings out a physical reaction. Sweat starts pouring, the heart beats faster, and adrenaline rushes through the body. Many people enjoy the feeling that fear creates. One way that people get this feeling is...

Girls Soccer Preview

Girls Soccer Preview

By Ross Tanenbaum, Online News Editor

September 30, 2015

Girls soccer concluded its last year's playoff run with a 2-1 double overtime loss to B-CC. Hoping to repeat the highs of last year's 12-2-1 regular season, senior captains Nicole Brodkowitz, Lauren Mackie, Juliana Comer, and junior captain Frannie Phillips will strive for another strong season. "I...

Marvel’s Daredevil is the newest TV hero to watch

Daredevil compensates for his blindness by using his scent-tracking and hearing powers to defeat villains in the recent Netflix series.

By Ross Tanenbaum, Online News Editor

May 26, 2015

Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron have both proven that Marvel knows what it is doing in terms of making movies. The new Netflix original show Daredevil continues Marvel’s legacy in its own unique way. Daredevil premiered April 10 and introduces a new character into the Marvel...

Wizards struggle to find wins

Part of the Wizard's recent struggle is due to shooting guard Bradley Beal's absence due to injury.

By Ross Tanenbaum, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

After a great start to the season, the Washington Wizards have fallen into a midseason slump and are having trouble recovering. The Wizards started off very strong but recently have had trouble finding ways to win, losing 13 of their last 17 games. With the loss of shooting guard Trevor Ariza during t...

College football playoff system brings controversy

The new college football playoff consists of the top 4 teams in the country playing for the newly designed championship trophy.

By Ross Tanenbaum, Production Editor

December 15, 2014

The top four teams of college football have been decided to face off in the first ever playoff system in college football history. The four teams are Alabama, Ohio State, Oregon and Florida State, with Baylor and TCU just barely missing the cut. One of the most controversial decisions was for the...

What’s Trending this Month

March 25, 2014

Happy Pharell Williams’ hit new song, Happy, which is currently the number one single on iTunes, has been taking over the airwaves. Besides constantly being played on the radio, it was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The contagious tune has officially infected CHS st...

Nationals need to Rebound from Last Season

Nationals need to Rebound from Last Season

By Ross Tanenbaum, Production Editor

March 21, 2014

As baseball season begins, the Washington Nationals need to figure out a strategy to make it to the playoffs, after coming up short last season. After a heart-breaking loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2012 postseason, the Nationals failed to make the postseason in 2013. With solid performances...

‘The Wolf of Wallstreet’ shocks audiences

'The Wolf of Wallstreet' shocks audiences

By Ross Tanenbaum, fact checker

January 10, 2014

As the years of school wind down, students begin to wonder what they will do with their lives. The new movie The Wolf of Wall Street explains exactly what not to do.   The Wolf of Wall Street follows the true story of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio, inception) and his life on Wall Street ...

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