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Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

From Cleopatra to James Charles, men and women all over the world have used and still use cosmetics to enhance their natural beauty or to create works of art. And with social media obsessing over vintage styles, old-school beauty trends are once again seeing the limelight. These vintage products I adore...

We are here for “Us”

We are here for “Us”

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Director Jordan Peele has created one of the most confusing yet symbolic movies of the year. Us is a creepy thriller about a family who is on vacation in California, but is greeted with insane murderous copies of themselves who attempt to murder the family. The mom, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o)...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

"Shazam!" is about a 14-year-old foster kid named Barry Batson (Asher Angel) who has run away from several foster homes in an attempt to find his mother. After a failed attempt to find his real mom, he is sent to another foster family with five other siblings, including Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Gazer)....

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

This has been the most anticipated movie of the year so far. The lead into Avengers: End Game. Nothing can be more awesome as this. I wonder what her backstory will be? How will Brie Larson's (Carol Danvers) and Samuel L. Jackson's (Nick Fury) chemistry be? Will it just be a feminist movie? Will it ...

Top 10 Rod Serling “Twilight Zone” episodes

Top 10 Rod Serling “Twilight Zone” episodes

Char Freedberg, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

"You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!" This was one of four introductions made by the late Rod Serling, creator of the science fiction series "The Twilight ...

WCW: Selena Quintanilla Pérez

WCW: Selena Quintanilla Pérez

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Todays #wcw spotlight is given to the "Queen of Tejano" Selena Quintanilla Pérez. She was born as Selena Quintanilla in Lake Jackson, Texas on April 16. 1971. She started singing at the age of six and at the age of nine became the lead singer of the newly formed band "Selena Y Los Dinos" alongside...

WCW: Dodie Clark

WCW: Dodie Clark

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Dorothy "Dodie" Clark is an English singer-songwriter and YouTuber. She has been writing songs and posting them on her YouTube channel since 2011. Known best for a soft, ethereal sound often accompanied by ukelele or piano, she writes about life and social situations, her experiences with anxiety, ment...

¡Azúcar! Women’s Day: Celia Cruz

¡Azúcar! Women’s Day: Celia Cruz

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Happy International Women's Day! We're going to be talking about "Queen of Salsa" Celia Cruz. She was born as Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso on Oct. 21, 1925, in Havana, Cuba. Cruz had always been drawn to music as she would sing to her siblings so they could sleep at night and sing at...

Brace Yourself for Valentines Day

Brace Yourself for Valentines Day

Jarata Jaffa, Assistant Editor

February 14, 2019

Ugh! Another year, and you're still single, huh? Well, you’re not the only one feeling this way. Brace yourself for Valentine's day! According to Wikipedia, Valentine's Day began in the early 1900s and was recognized as a significant, cultural and religious celebration of romance. Valentine...

The Hate You Give: Movie v. Book

The Hate You Give: Movie v. Book

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

"The Hate U Give," a movie starring Amandla Stenberg and directed by George Tillman Jr., is a phenomenal drama about a young black teenager who witnesses a police officer murder her childhood friend. The movie is based on the award-winning novel released in 2017 by Angie Thomas. Much like the book, it...

Podcast: The Closet

Podcast: The Closet

Isabel Rockwood, Quinn McKenzie, and Elyssa Kelly

November 16, 2018

  The podcast done by students for students—here we discuss some hot topics relating to student pressures and entertainment.

FOOD PORN: Duck Donuts

FOOD PORN: Duck Donuts

Jarata Jaffa, Multi-Media Editor

October 24, 2018

If you’re looking for the best doughnut shop in all of Rockville, look no further: Duck Donuts is where you should be buying your doughnuts from. I know as a Dunkin Donuts fan, this is hard to come to terms with, but by far, Duck Donuts win, because of their creativity and style, and fluffy texture...

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