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“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

Ryen Hernandez, Bernardo Yorba Middle School

June 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While most middle school students fill their after-school hours with homework, sports, and social media, Heather Jeng Bladt, an alumni of BYMS, Esperanza High School and USC’s Writing for Screen and Television Program and currently a writer’s assistant on the Netflix series Orange is the New Bla...

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

Ria Talukder, Lake Zurich High School

May 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Parents and their children can sometimes be speaking different languages when it comes to understanding what is going on in the other’s head. A recently popular Netflix series brings up the debate on the possible harm of this disconnect, and whether or not adults should pay more attention to the product...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

Beau Cameron, Linganore High School

May 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As a long time Marvel fan and comic connoisseur, I was skeptical about the developing Marvel cinema. The first Guardians of the Galaxy, however, solidified my faith in the budding franchise. The movie introduced lovable and intriguing characters with complex backgrounds. Its sequel, Guardians of the...

March Book Madness Musters Magic

Sarina Harlow, Kettle Run High School

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Book Madness is back! During the months of March and April the library is hosting the Book Madness challenge. Similar to March Madness, Book Madness allows readers to complete a bracket, read the books, then pick a winner. The bracket starts with 24 books, handpicked by the Librarians and members...

A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

Alexandra Chang, The Archer School for Girls

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Although most people tend not to associate murder with comedy, NBC’s “Trial & Error” seamlessly intertwines the two completely different genres to create a laugh-out-loud, off-beat mockumentary series. The series was created by Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller, and “Trial & Error” is...

Searching for $20,000

Searching for $20,000

Lilian Rangel & Samuel Peñaloza, Godinez Fundamental High School

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Jaws dropped and eyes widened, but fingers continued to play as GFHS orchestra students played the song “Mind Over Matter” alongside the band that produced the song, Young the Giant. On October 6, 2014, Young the Giant visited Godinez to perform with Advanced Orchestra and to donate $20,000 to...

‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

Jesus Hernandez, Vidal M. Trevino School of Communication and Fine Arts

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There are remakes of films announced every now and then but few of those films live up to their expectations of their original film. The original Oscar winning Beauty and the Beast was released in the year of 1991 by Walt Disney Pictures. 26 years later Disney decided to remake the classic animated film...

A Dog’s Purpose receives damaging backlash in the face of animal rights controversy

A Dog’s Purpose receives damaging backlash in the face of animal rights controversy

Brianna Kelly, Colonia High School

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The heartfelt film, A Dog’s Purpose, based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, was released on January 27th, 2017. Amidst some animal rights controversies, the film that had been projected to make roughly $25 million opening weekend. However, it made only $20 million and gained increasingly damaging...

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