Best of SNO High School Edition

Why “The Interview” is exactly what the world does not need

Why “The Interview” is exactly what the world does not need

Yasmim

March 25, 2015


Filed under Movies, Opinions, Showcase

On January 26 SNO published the article “Why The Interview is exactly what the world needs.” The title is self-explanatory, but the article basically portrays the newest James Franco and Seth Rogen movie as the epitome of Western freedom. I’ll admit, I’m a James Franco fan. I’m a Seth ...

Fifty shades of abuse

Fifty shades of abuse

Katrina Hatami

March 23, 2015


Filed under Books, Movies, Opinions

Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L James has been a hotbed of controversy in the literary world since the novel’s release in 2011. The book, described as an “erotic novel,” traces the story of 21-year-old college student and journalist named Anastasia Steele, and the 27-year-old allusive business mogul Ch...

Short films serve as creative outlets, exploratory forms

Short films serve as creative outlets, exploratory forms

Eva Perez-Greene

March 20, 2015


Filed under Movies, Uncategorized, Video

Artistic inspiration is everywhere, yet few feel bold enough to take the plunge and create something unique with it when they find it. Junior Karsten Runquist, a self-taught filmmaker, has challenged himself this year to produce one original short film per month. From his more mature horror short Yum to his y...

Alan Turing: a gay hero convicted by his own

Alan Turing: a gay hero convicted by his own

Aparna Verma

March 16, 2015


Filed under Movies, Opinions

People expect heroes to be perfect and charismatic. They should have superpowers, like Superman, or amazing agility, like Batman. Sure, they have their demons--everyone has skeletons in their closet--but heroes are supposed to overcome them. That’s what makes a hero, right? Wrong. Welcome to...

Senior Luepke leaves children ‘Frozen’ with delight

Senior Luepke leaves children ‘Frozen’ with delight

Mackenzie Lee

March 12, 2015


Filed under Movies, Music

With spring weather right around the corner, it seems that "Elsa’s" reign of terror consisting of snow and ice storms is finally drawing to a close. Although the winter weather is ending, Elsa – star of Disney’s Frozen – is far from gone. In fact, you can find her walking down the hallway right he...

ReelPeople, ReelOpportunities, ReelAbilities

ReelPeople, ReelOpportunities, ReelAbilities

Tori Swart

March 9, 2015


Filed under Movies, Uncategorized, Video

Both verbal and nonverbal students with disabilities gather in this student-made short introductory film for the ReelAbilities Film Festival school outreach program. The festival invites people to come together to celebrate the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. ReelAbilities is...

Spider-Man catches Marvel in web

Spider-Man catches Marvel in web

Claire Lefton

February 26, 2015


Filed under Movies

Marvel’s most recognizable character, Spider-Man, is swinging over to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the past, the web-slinger was solely owned by Sony; he could not interact with any other properties like the Avengers. President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, announced the deal with Sony...

Mr. Grey will see you now

Mr. Grey will see you now

Caroline Purtle

February 17, 2015


Filed under Movies, Opinions

The book. That book. Maybe you saw it when you were sitting on your scratchy blue sun chair at the beach as you glanced to your right, only to raise a brow at the conga line of older women proudly turning its pages. Selling more than 100 million copies worldwide, that book, Fifty Shades of Gr...