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New Year, New Emojis

New Year, New Emojis

Tyson Ruffins, Director of Literary Arts

March 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

This year 157 new emojis are coming out this year, including a lobster, some superheroes and different types of hair for every one. There will also be more animals including a llama, kangaroo, swan, and many more. They are also going to be curly and bald, along with even more hair colors also. As for...

The 90th Academy Awards

The 90th Academy Awards

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The 90th Academy Awards are set to air on March 4, leaving plenty of time for fans to speculate who might win. Nominations have been announced, and this award season is becoming more unpredictable as it goes on. It might be unpredictable, but it comes with a clear front runner. With thirteen n...

The Most Talked About Moments At The 2018 Grammy Awards

The Most Talked About Moments At The 2018 Grammy Awards

Donya Rouzbehi, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Grammys was a potpourri of political and emotional moments. In the thick of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, on the heels of the Larry Nassar scandal, ongoing conversations of immigration and race, and in between one presidential tweet and the next, there was no way that the 2018 Grammys wasn't...

Nintendo Switch Is Now the Fastest Selling Console

Nintendo Switch Is Now the Fastest Selling Console

Tyson Ruffins, Director of Fine Arts

February 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

It's official," Nintendo Switch" is the fastest selling game in U.S history.  The "Nintendo Switch" took America by storm this past year and is continuing to get bigger.  In case you didn't know the Switch is a portable game console, like the ds, or 3ds.  The difference is, you can play with your...

More Movie African American Superheroes

More Movie African American Superheroes

Tyson Ruffins, Director of Literary Arts

February 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

What is one thing that a lot of superhero stories have in common?  If you have read the title, you'll obviously know the answer, black superheroes are starting to appear in more movies.  This boost in black superheroes shows Hollywood's support in the Black Lives Matter movement.  Superheroes period...

“Game of Thrones” Creators Are Travelling to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

“Game of Thrones” Creators Are Travelling to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are leaving the world of Westeros and travelling to a galaxy far, far away. Lucasfilm announced the duo will write and produce a new series of "Star Wars" films. Despite the announcement, little is known about the plot. All we know is that th...

Wonder Woman Is Bringing In Early Christmas

Wonder Woman Is Bringing In Early Christmas

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Christmas 2019 just might be coming early for some movie fans. Wonder Woman, the 2017 blockbuster movie making over $412 million since its release. Now the movie is getting a sequel. It has been confirmed that the star Gal Gadot and the director Patty Jenkins are both coming back for the sequel. T...

“A Series Of Unfortunate Events” Will End After Three Seasons

“A Series Of Unfortunate Events” Will End After Three Seasons

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In January 2017, Netflix released "A Series of Unfortunate Events" based on the book series of the same title. After its premiere, Netflix renewed the show for two more seasons. Neil Patrick Harris has confirmed that Netflix will end the series after season three, in order to stay true to the books. "...

“Black-ish” Star Gets A Grown-Up Job

“Black-ish” Star Gets A Grown-Up Job

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Marsai Martin has landed a gig as the executive producer and star of a new movie coming from Universal. Martin is a 13 year old actress who plays Diane on "Black-ish". She was recently nominated for a NAACP Award for outstanding supporting actress. Martin will be staring in and be the executive pr...

Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Cinema Ban

Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Cinema Ban

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In the 1980's, there was a movement in Saudi Arabia. This movement, which focused on morality and avoiding women and men intermingling, caused the country to close all movie theaters. This year, after 35 years without movie theaters, Saudi Arabia lifted the ban. The first movie they played was "The Emoji ...

Women Lead Box Office In 2017

Women Lead Box Office In 2017

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In 2017 woman took the lead in more than one big way. Going into a new year, they seem to be keeping the momentum going. Some of Hollywood's biggest women spoke up against injustice. There were some big music events where woman took the lead. But for the first time in almost 60  years, women led the b...

Zahra Lari

Zahra Lari

Paige Roach, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In the United Arab Emirates, heavy snow fall is considered a natural phenomenon. The last thing you would expect is for someone from the  desert country to be the first Arab state to join the International Skating Union, but that is exactly what happened. Zahra Lari, who is 22 years old, was the first ...

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