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Stranger Things 3: Just Strange Enough For Me

Stranger Things 3: Just Strange Enough For Me

Ariel Weinsaft

July 21, 2019

Premiering on Netflix on the fourth of July, Stranger Things 3 made a booming debut. **WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD**  Set in the 1980s like the previous two seasons, the third season of the show follows a group of kids in Hawkins, Indiana and their various adventures fighting off supernatural monst...

Rocketman: Elton John’s Biopic Lifts Off

Rocketman: Elton John’s Biopic Lifts Off

Lilac Lin

July 8, 2019

Most people are familiar with the typical rockstar biopic. A shy nobody from a troublesome family suddenly becomes one of the most popular recording artists of all time, only to lose it all to alcohol and drugs. However, director Dexter Fletcher offers a new spin on an age-old formula. Starring Kings...

The Balance in Booksmart – Review

The Balance in Booksmart – Review

Josh Bock

June 15, 2019

Balance. Balance is the hidden ingredient that makes a perfect batch of cookies. Balance is the key component of an optimal lifestyle. As it turns out, balance is also the answer to all of the challenging questions that faced the creators of Booksmart, an upbeat high school flick that hit theaters on M...

A Dark Day: X-Men Dark Phoenix Review

A Dark Day: X-Men Dark Phoenix Review

Micah Arenstein

June 15, 2019

When most people think of Marvel, they think of Avengers: Endgame and Iron Man. However, Marvel also created the X-Men and Fantastic-Four movies. Dark Phoenix will be the twelfth X-Men movie in the X-Men extended universe. And right off the bat, I’ll tell you it wasn’t very good. The movie cen...

Regents: Reviewed

Regents: Reviewed

Ariel Weinsaft

June 11, 2019

SHS 10th grade World History students, along with students all over New York State, took the June 3rd World History Regents Exam. This exam has a new format, compared to the examinations from prior years which consisted of an extra two multiple choice questions (not document-based), and a different essay format al...

The Great Streaming Divide

The Great Streaming Divide

Micah Arenstein

May 29, 2019

The north and the south, team Cap and team Iron-Man, and now this. For the past few weeks, every student has been debating avidly with their friends on the best music streaming service. Some say Spotify Premium, others say Apple Music. Some say Hulu, others Netflix. So, we did the research, and went t...

Game of Thrones: Did “The Long Night” Live Up To The Hype?

Game of Thrones: Did “The Long Night” Live Up To The Hype?

Jake Lubin

May 19, 2019

Game of Thrones is known for appalling its viewers with bloodshed. The Long Night, the third episode of the show’s eighth and final season, didn’t quite fulfill this standard. *SPOILERS AHEAD* Several characters met their fates in the episode, including Dolorous Edd, Lyanna Mormont, Beric Dond...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Micah Arenstein

May 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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