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Bird Box Breaks the Internet

Bird Box Breaks the Internet

Makayla Walders, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Sweeping the internet, Netflix’s original film Bird Box received over 45 million views in one week- breaking the record for the best opening week of a Netflix film ever. This popularity and praise is deservedly so, as the film is unique, captivating, and suspenseful. The story follows leading act...

2018 Most Popular Trends

2018 Most Popular Trends

Eva Smedeby, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

As 2018 came to an end, and the new year just beginning, one can assume that most everyone will be busy writing their New Year's Resolutions to accommodate to their “new year new me” bucketlist. But with so much of the future on everyone’s minds, people can’t help but let all the trends and even...

Stan Lee: Writer, Activist, and Hero

Stan Lee: Writer, Activist, and Hero

Connor Rose, Inside A&E Editor

December 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

Stan Lee, writer and creator of Marvel Comics’ most famous superheroes, passed away on November 12, 2018. In addition to being a skilled writer, the beloved author was a passionate activist for equal rights and the progressive treatment of minorities. Creator and writer of characters such as Cap...

Choir Concert Approaches With An All-Star Repertoire

Choir Concert Approaches With An All-Star Repertoire

Ryan Healy, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

So far, winter may be cold, but the choir program’s hearts are warm as they prepare for the Winter Concert in December. The Head of Publicity, Olivia Eiler, 12, stated that one piece Chamber Choir, SJHHS's most advanced choir, are performing 4 pieces, including a Christmas song from the Medieval ...

“A Star Is Born” Comes Up Short

“A Star Is Born” Comes Up Short

Grace Aitken, News Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The newest rendition of A Star Is Born, while entertaining, matches it’s most popular song: Shallow. The beginning of the movie is intriguing. The audience is immediately attracted to a timeless story with a modern light and the highlight of the movie was Lady Gaga’s portrayal of the young talen...

Beautiful Boy Hits Theaters With the Harsh Reality of Drug Use

Beautiful Boy Hits Theaters With the Harsh Reality of Drug Use

Ella Villar, Op-Ed Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Based on the best selling novels, Beautiful Boy by David Sheff, and Tweak by Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy captures the heartbreaking and inspiring story of Nic Sheff and his experience with drug addiction. Starring Timothée Chalamet (Nicolas Sheff) and Steve Carell (David Sheff), comes a true story of a fam...

Mid 90s: An All-Around Success

Mid 90s: An All-Around Success

Connor Rose, Inside A&E Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Mid 90’s”, written and directed by Jonah Hill, is simply refreshing. The film follows Stevie, a young boy who skates through life, bombarded with conflict of self-expression in opposition to mob mentality. In a year filled with overly melancholy dramas and cheesy comedies, Jonah Hill made a fil...

Bohemian Rhapsody Will Rock You

Bohemian Rhapsody Will Rock You

Lucy Hughitt, Outside A&E Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by award-winning Bryan Singer, is a biography and celebration of the 70s British rock band, Queen. The movie stars Rami Malek, who plays the eccentric Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of the band. Alongside Malek is Ben Hardy playing Roger Taylor, the bands drummer; Gwilym L...

Which Dept. Had the Best Costumes? Click to See Slideshow.

Which Dept. Had the Best Costumes? Click to See Slideshow.

Dalton Flores, Photo Editor

November 2, 2018


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Venom Movie Infests Theaters

Venom Movie Infests Theaters

Ryan Healy, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Venom. The new anti-hero movie that infested theaters October 5th is the first of many movies made by both Marvel Studios and Sony Corporation. The movie is originally based on the comic book character of the same name, who debuted in 1993's Venom, Lethal Protector comic book.   The new movie focuses on ...

San Juan Hills Choir Hits High Note with First On-Campus Festival

San Juan Hills Choir Hits High Note with First On-Campus Festival

Ryan Healy, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

For the first time, the SJHHS choir department hosted a festival at SJHHS. Festivals are an event where multiple school choirs come together to perform in front of one another and get adjudicated by an expert, typically a professional or collegiate choral conductor. Feedback is given on how the choirs can imp...

First Man Takes Off into Theatres

First Man Takes Off into Theatres

Connor Rose, Inside A&E Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” soars above and beyond expectations and is simply a masterpiece. The film follows astronaut Neil Armstrong and his courageous journey with the Apollo 11 crew to become the first man to set feet on the moon. Chazelle captures a story about the human spirit, love, f...