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TV series to binge during quarantine: Love is Blind

Hannah Katzke, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2020

This February, Netflix released a new show called Love is Blind that puts a twist on the typical dating show in order to test whether or not an emotional connection can lead to a successful relationship. In the show, thirty single adults date one another from individual rooms, called “pods,” that...

TV series to binge during quarantine: Tiger King

TV series to binge during quarantine: Tiger King

Emma Colacino, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

“Did Carole Baskin feed her husband to tigers?” is one of the many outrageous questions posed in the strangely addictive Netflix original series Tiger King: Murder, Madness, and Mayhem. The documentary follows the bizarre, action-packed life of big cat owner Joe Exotic. The seven episode docuseries...

TV series to binge during quarantine: All American

TV series to binge during quarantine: All American

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

I started watching All American out of boredom during quarantine, but I was disappointed to find that it's just another teen drama with an overused, overdramatic plot that lacks depth and authenticity. Nevertheless, the show was entertaining enough to compel me to keep watching. The protagonist, Spencer...

TV series to binge during quarantine: Too Hot To Handle

TV series to binge during quarantine: Too Hot To Handle

Isabella Binnmyr, Contributing Reviewer

May 1, 2020

In Too Hot to Handle, single adults are sent to a beach villa and promised $100,000 if they successfully avoid sexual activity for one month. Each time someone engages in sexual activity, all contestants lose money. Two contestants, Harry and Francesca, manage to lose $3000 dollars with a kiss on the...

Not far away, not long ago: Museum remembers Auschwitz

Not far away, not long ago: Museum remembers Auschwitz

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

The wheels on a train that took people to Auschwitz sit in a dark room, looking as though the slightest touch could send them into motion. The metal wheels signal the entrance of a macabre exhibit and act as an ominous warning. The viewer must prepare themselves to see harrowing objects, ranging from...

America’s favorite workplace takes center stage

America's favorite workplace takes center stage

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

As a musical theatre nerd who is also addicted to The Office, I was intrigued when I heard about the off-Broadway show, “The Office: A Musical Parody.” Could a two-hour musical really do justice to my favorite TV show? I was skeptical, but I decided to walk in with an open mind and Jim Halpert o...

Euphoria’s Gen-Z: The kids are not alright

Euphoria's Gen-Z: The kids are not alright

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

“I’m envious of your generation,” a middle-aged man murmurs as he caresses the face of Jules Vaughn, an underage transgender girl timidly posing as 22, in a seedy motel room. “You guys don’t care as much about the rules.” The nature of rules, and specifically of rule breaking, is the theme ...

Starring Mikayla Benson…

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

This summer, Mikayla Benson (11) juggled play performances, taking numerous dance classes, and discovering herself as an actor during three weeks at the Stagedoor Manor performing arts camp. After six years of attending Interlochen Center for the Arts, a six-week theater program, Benson opted for a cha...

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