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Election features Reese Witherspoon as Tracy Flick as an overachiever willing to do whatever it takes, with only one person willing to stand in her way being her history teacher played by Matthew Broderick. This is an iconic high school movie that all seniors should watch before graduation.

Top 10 movies to watch before graduation

By Ela Jalil, Online Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

WCHS seniors' graduation is next week, marking a departure from the community that they have been a part of for the past four years to embark on a new adventure -- college. The high school experience has...

Grease, a movie set in the '50s about the high school relationship between Sandy and Danny, is filled with music and humor which makes it a great summer watch with friends.

Must watch summer classics

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor June 2, 2021

The best summer movies to watch for the upcoming break This past school year has left everyone wishing for one thing: summer. Though summer might not be starting for a few more weeks, the best way to...

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End of the school year watchlist: upcoming shows and movies to look forward to

By Olivia Yasharoff, Editor in Chief May 30, 2021

While WCHS students are battling through AP exams and a plethora of end of the year assignments, it can be hard to find the light at the end of the tunnel. Luckily, there are a bunch of upcoming TV shows...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Marvel’s “WandaVision” follows telekinetic Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and her synthezoid husband Vision (Paul Bettany) as they settle into seemingly ordinary suburban life in Westview, New Jersey. Packed with humor and suspense, the sitcom-style show is enjoyable for both Marvel lovers and those unfamiliar with previous films.

Marvel Cinematic Universe spices up reality with “WandaVision”

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor March 5, 2021

Sitcoms are back -- and so are superheroes. Marvel’s “WandaVision” pairs both aspects beautifully in nine mind-warping episodes filled with laughter and plot twists around every corner.  As the...

A graphic displaying the 2021 Golden Globe nominees for best actresses. Out of the 20 slots, the only two women of color nominated are Viola Davis and Andra Day.

The Golden Globe nominations lack diversity and disappoint communities everywhere

By Olivia Yasharoff, Arts Editor February 25, 2021

And once again, the winner is… white, neurotypical and straight. With the release of the 2021 Golden Globe Awards nominations, entertainment fans were left frustrated by the overwhelmingly white nominees...

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