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Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Micah Arenstein

May 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Opinion

The timeless question. No, not “what happens after death?” No, not “who is God?” No, not the trolley problem. But, the question “Marvel or DC?” Anyone can have their opinion, whether you have only seen Iron Man or have read every DC Comic since Superman #1. Over the past few years, Marvel has excelle...

Five Feet Apart Review: Another Cliche Teen Romance?

Five Feet Apart Review: Another Cliche Teen Romance?

Lilac Lin

April 27, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Although most people are familiar with serious and life-threatening diseases such as cancer, few have heard of cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic lung disease that damages the lungs and the digestive system. In his new film Five Feet Apart, Justin Baldoni attempts to bring more awareness to those who are a...

Review: Khalid’s Free Spirit

Review: Khalid’s Free Spirit

Alison Chan

April 9, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Instagram, Opinion, Reviews

Ask any SHS student about Khalid, and they’ll excitedly tell you about their favorite hits from the Grammy-nominated 21-year-old and how they relate to “Young Dumb & Broke” on a deeper level. I’ve been a Khalid fanatic ever since the singer-songwriter released “Would You” and “Stuck...

Why I’m Sold on “Selling Sunset”

Why I’m Sold on “Selling Sunset”

Ariel Weinsaft

April 5, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Beginning this show reluctantly, as someone who is a fan of Keeping Up With the Kardashians but not much of an HGTV series watcher, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I began watching Netflix’s newest reality TV show, Selling Sunset. Filed under the section of home improvement, I was uncertain of...

SHSDC Presents . . . The Laramie Project

SHSDC Presents . . . The Laramie Project

Max Yang

April 2, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Instagram, News, Opinion, Reviews, School

Scarsdale High School Drama Club (SHSDC) recently put on one of its most powerful and meaningful performances: The Laramie Project. Written by Moisés Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theater Project, the play portrays the events leading up to and following the murder of Matthew Shepard—a gay Univ...

A Marvelous Movie: Captain Marvel Review

A Marvelous Movie: Captain Marvel Review

Micah Arenstein

March 28, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

“Ladies and Gentlemen, please keep your phones dark, silent and out of sight. To order, write what you want on a place card, raise it, and a server will pick up your order. Thank you and enjoy the show." Theater number one darkens at the Alamo as Captain Marvel is about to begin at 8 o’clock sharp. The r...

Does “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” Spark Joy?

Does “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” Spark Joy?

Samantha Wachs

March 18, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

“It changed my life; now that my stuff is organized, my mind is clearer.” On an average Saturday afternoon, I received this text from my good friend, Jane Schmelkin '21, who informed me that she had reorganized her entire room according to the KonMari Method. Confused as to exactly what this m...

To Kill a Mockingbird is Brought to Life on Broadway

To Kill a Mockingbird is Brought to Life on Broadway

Lilac Lin

March 12, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and countless other prestigious awards, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, is a timeless, somewhat melancholic novel that illustrates how prejudice can obscure justice and morality. Told through the eyes of a child, read and analyzed in high schools acro...

Isn’t It…A Bit Clichéd?

Isn’t It…A Bit Clichéd?

Ariel Weinsaft

February 27, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion

Warning: May Contain Spoilers! A fresh take on romantic comedies, Isn't It Romantic? hit theaters on February 13th, displaying a journey of finding love in New York City, poking fun at romantic stereotypes and clichés. Although the movie begins from the dispiriting perspective of Natalie, played by...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At Milk N Cookies

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At Milk N Cookies

Lucy Brenner

February 12, 2019


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Nestled along Mamaroneck Avenue, from the outside, Milk N Cookies appears to be an average sweets shop. However, the intricate menu filled with unique choices and the overwhelming aroma of baked goods that enveloped me as I stepped into the store told me otherwise. With a clean white interior and a da...

Creed II Review

Creed II Review

Jake Lubin

January 10, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Creed II, the eighth installment of the classic American Rocky franchise and the sequel to 2015’s Creed, is definitely a worthwhile watch. Despite the fact that the events of the movie are somewhat predictable, Creed II, directed by Ryan Coogler, lives up to the hype of its precursor with outstanding...

Disney’s “The Nutcracker”: Fan Favorite or Flop?

Disney’s “The Nutcracker”: Fan Favorite or Flop?

Ariel Weinsaft

December 10, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

As someone who has witnessed the outstanding performance of the ballet The Nutcracker every winter break at Lincoln Center for as long as I can remember, the different story exhibited in Disney’s remake film came as a surprise to me. Walking into the theater, there was a sort of familiarity th...

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