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Charlotte provides teenage theatre fans accessible opportunities

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2019

Silence. Then, a rush of overwhelming sound, blinding lights of every color and angelic voices fill the theater. The show has begun. Students who live in Charlotte generally don’t have many chances to go to New York and see...

Stranger Things season 3 plot pleases viewers

Story by Anthony Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Stranger Things 3 brings a new take on the city of Hawkins, Indiana. After the chaotic events of season two involving the Demogorgon, the characters expected things to calm down. However, things are not as they seem as a new m...

Big Mouth season 3 review: Humor at it’s raunchiest

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

October 11, 2019

Everyone's favorite giant hairy hormone-driven monster Maury is back and he’s back with a bang. Big Mouth season three launched on Netflix Oct. 4. The season picked right up where the Valentine's Day special left off. Andrew’...

Joker review: A slow descent into madness

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

A film covered in controversy before the film ever came out, Joker (2019) follows Arthur Fleck, a failed comedian whose life is going in a downfall. Fleck is sent into madness thus becoming the clown prince of crime we know a...

IT Chapter 2 is thrilling but flawed

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

IT Chapter 2 follows the main characters from the first movie as adults. After Pennywise awakes from his 27-year hibernation everyone comes back to Derry to stop him once and for all. The castings for the adult versions of every...

‘The Hate U Give’ spreads important social messages

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Online Managing Editor

February 5, 2019

The Hate U Give begins with Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) sitting at her kitchen table with her family. Starr’s dad, Maverick (Russell Hornsby) informs her how to behave if/when pulled over by a police officer - whether she is i...

The Novice Niche: J. Cole’s Surprise Single

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

January 26, 2019

A few nights ago, I was among the millions glued to their phone. Constant switching between social media and gaming apps began to bore me until I saw a link to J. Cole’s new single on Twitter. The fuzzy dark grey cover sparked...

Bohemian Rhapsody: song of the ages, movie for today

Story by Bonnie Zhang, Layout Editor

January 16, 2019

There are few bands with a discography as iconic as Queen. Even if you are unfamiliar with the name, you are likely to know their songs: “We Will Rock You,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and the inspiration of the new...