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How “13 Reasons Why” glorifies suicide

Judy Zhang and Melissa Bunnapradist

June 2, 2017


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Recently, Netflix announced that the popular TV show "13 Reasons Why" will be returning to small screens for its second season. Since its debut at the end of March, "13 Reasons Why" has captivated the hearts of young adults and suddenly become everyone’s #1 binge-worthy show. Naturally, with this upbrin...

Moonlight shines beyond convention

Samantha Navas, Publicity Editor

March 24, 2017


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After its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival, “Moonlight” began to stir up some buzz amongst critics. “Moonlight,” a film depicting a gay black man’s coming of age in Miami throughout three chapters of his life, is based on the life of the playwright, Tarell Alvin McCraney. McCraney had or...

Logan defies the stereotypical superhero film

Kiana Karimi, Copy Editor

March 24, 2017


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***THERE ARE MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD*** Hugh Jackman, the razor-clawed mutant, decided to put down his claws after 17 years of a blockbuster filled journey. “Logan,” the last film of the Wolverine trilogy, takes place in a desolate dystopian society where most of the mutants seize to exist. From t...

#OscarsSoWhite attempts to right a wrong

#OscarsSoWhite attempts to right a wrong

Candace Yee, Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2017


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A simple telegram, sent in February of 1928, was used to notify actors, directors, producers, writers and technicians of their nominations for the first annual Academy Award. Three months later, in a private dinner hosted at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, nominees Janet Gaynor and Emil Jannings were a...

Wait, just kidding!

Wait, just kidding!

Joe Meyerson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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The theater erupted in cheers. Producer Marc Platt gave an emotional speech that tugged at the heartstrings of all in attendance. Joy was in the air at the 89th Academy Awards, as “La La Land” took home the well-deserved title of Best Picture. Until it didn’t. Shocked gasps and murmurs are not usually...

Meow or Never!

Meow or Never!

Jojo Levey, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


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For all of the felines lovers of Los Angeles, the new creation of cat cafes has opened up the opportunity to be up close and personal with your adorable kittens. For only a small service fee of $25, anyone can visit “Crumbs and Whiskers” on Melrose Avenue, while other non-local locations include New...

Waddle On

Waddle On

Kiana Karimi, Copy Editor

February 24, 2017


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Club Penguin, a Disney-owned virtual universe and social network for kids and tweens, announced on Jan. 31 that it will shut down in March. The massive multiplayer online game was a childhood hallmark for many “Gen Z-ers.” Club Penguin is a community of penguin avatars who roam an Antarctic world. Th...

Abandoned by Disney

Katherine Veloso, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


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From their mouth-watering churros and overpriced water bottles to their iconic parades and character costumes, Disney parks are known as “the happiest place on earth.” And if you’ve ever been to one of the 11 Disney parks across the globe, then you’d understand the magic of the themes and amb...

A Grammys to Remember

Charlotte Bota, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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The 59th annual Grammy ceremony went off with a political bang when singer/songwriter Joy Villa debuted a Donald Trump-inspired dress on the red carpet. The dress, designed by Filipino immigrant Andre Soriano, was made to portray President Trump’s campaign. The front of the blue dress was bedazzle...

Grammy absences leave shadow on otherwise memorable show

Joe Meyerson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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The 2017 Grammys came and went on the night of Sunday, Feb. 12. It featured a variety of highlights, including Adele’s performance honoring the late George Michael, Chance the Rapper’s three wins as an independent, streaming-based artist and a politically rousing set by A Tribe Called Quest. Howeve...

FNL returns for its holiday special

FNL returns for its holiday special

Kiana Karimi, Copy Editor

December 6, 2016


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‘Tis the season to be laughing fa la la la la, ha ha ha ha. Pali High’s student-written theatrical production, Friday Night Live (FNL), decks the halls of Gilbert Hall this Friday, Dec. 9. FNL’s holiday special is comprised of eight sketches, one of which includes an imitation of President-elect...

“A Lie of the Mind” comes to a close

Melissa Bunnapradist, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016


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Sam Shepard’s “A Lie of the Mind” graced the Mercer Hall stage for the last time on Saturday, Nov. 5, performed five times prior to its closing performance. The thematic elements of “A Lie of the Mind” stand in sharp contrast to its preceding production, “Spamalot.” Centered around Bet...

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