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New DMV concert line-up announced for summer 2022

Aida Araia, News Editor March 29, 2022

The Anthem   Wallows - Tell Me That It’s Over Tour (June 21) The alternative rock group, Wallows, took shape in 2017 after the three friends and bandmates (Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters...

Addies film corner: Licorice Pizza

Addie’s film corner: “Licorice Pizza”

Addie Winter, Guest Writer March 29, 2022

Set during the 1970s in the San Fernando Valley, “Licorice Pizza” delves into the growing relationship between 15 year old Gary Valentine and 25 year old Alana Kane. The film explores Gary’s unrequited...

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Joe Rogan’s platform of misinformation sparks controversy

Eamon Carew, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Joe Rogan, host of the “Joe Rogan Experience'' podcast, is under fire after spouting COVID-19 misinformation again and using the N-word on his podcast. This follows other comments from Rogan on COVID-19...

Decline of award shows

Decline of award shows

Audrey William, Community Editor March 29, 2022

The Oscars were founded in 1929 as an award show that recognizes excellence in the film industry. The awards are separated into 24 categories, ranging from Best Actor in a Leading Role to Best Sound Editing....

Activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Kirsten Carl, In-Depth Editor March 17, 2022

St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated on Saint Patrick’s death date, officially began in 1631. While Madison students may be a tad too far away to celebrate in Dublin, Ireland, there are some celebrations...

Euphoria wraps up season two with criticism and acclaim among fans

Euphoria wraps up season two with criticism and acclaim among fans

Emma Defot, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

In 2019, HBO released “Euphoria,” a series depicting the chaotic lives of a group of teenagers at East Highland High School. The series covers serious topics and includes a realistic portrayal of teenagers....

Morgan Wallen called out for racism

Morgan Wallen called out for racism

Connor Foote, In-Depth Editor February 15, 2022

On Feb. 3, popular (and controversial) country singer, Morgan Wallen, will embark on a U.S. tour roughly one year after the release of his latest album, “Dangerous: The Double Album.” The album...

A tribute to Betty White

A tribute to Betty White

Cate Langhorn, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

Best known for her roles in TV series such as “The Golden Girls,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Life with Elizabeth,” and “The Proposal.” Betty White became a beloved actress and comedian...

Most anticipated movies of 2022

Most anticipated movies of 2022

Sylvia Dixon, Entertainment Editor February 15, 2022

After two years of primarily streaming movies during the pandemic, 2022 is expected to bring plenty of movies to the big screen. From Marvel’s highly anticipated lineup to the latest Scorsese film, this...

Newest Spider-Man film renews debates over best interpretation of beloved character

Newest Spider-Man film renews debates over best interpretation of beloved character

Avery Smith, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” premiered on Dec. 17, 2021, breaking impressive box office records. According to  EntTelligence, a box office analytics firm, about 20 million people went to watch the movie...

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Top 10 holiday TV show episodes

Erin McCormick, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2021

The Holiday season is just around the corner and it is the perfect time to curl up on the couch and instead of watching the same Hallmark movies again, you can sit back and enjoy a Holiday TV show episode. "Friends,"...

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Rise of BookTok

Mallory Vaudo, News Editor November 5, 2021

In Sept. 2017, Adam Silvera released his novel “They Both Die at the End.” The book was extremely successful, earning “Best Book of the Year'' from multiple reviewers and making the New York Times...

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