Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Names in fame

Names in fame

From Blue Ivy to Blanket, celebrities have been giving their children obscure names for as long as we can remember. Though everyday people name their children things like “Sharkeisha” because they want their child to “stand out”, in my opinion, celebrities have no reason to do so. Their child will stand out, simply because of their status. So, why do […]

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Sisters: Movie Review

Sisters: Movie Review

The highly anticipated comedy film Sisters, directed by Jason Moore, who also famously directed Pitch Perfect 1 and Pitch Perfect 2, was released Dec.18, 2015. Sisters is centered around two siblings, Maura, played by Amy Poehler, and Kate, played by Tina Fey, who are not happy about finding out that their parents are selling their childhood home. To their dismay, […]

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Bieber grows up on Purpose

Bieber grows up on Purpose

Love him or hate him; there is no way that you’d be able to deny that Justin Bieber’s new album, Purpose, is a true work of art. The album was released Friday, Nov. 13 and sent the world into a viral uproar. It features his latest hits, “Sorry,” “What Do You Mean” and “Where Are Ü Now,” which features Skrillex & […]

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Ninety-One restaurant combines Italian and seafood cuisine

Ninety-One restaurant combines Italian and seafood cuisine

Walking into the Ninety-One restaurant, located inside the neighborhood of Parkland Golf and Country Club, I was greeted with a fancy atmosphere, complimented by professional, well-dressed staff. The hostess seated my friend and I immediately after we told the hostess our reservation name. We had come prepared: the restaurant had a required reservation policy and a collared shirt dress code, […]

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Demi Lovato showcases confidence with fifth album

Demi Lovato showcases confidence with fifth album

Demi Lovato was born to sing: that much is clear. With the release of her new album, fittingly entitled Confident, the former Disney star emerges with the determined self-assurance and poise that Camp Rock’s Mitchie Torres, whom Lovato first portrayed back in 2008, initially lacked. Between promoting awareness for mental disorders and serving as one of music’s most motivational figures […]

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Stores constantly advertise for Black Friday, that way they can attract more shoppers.

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

For over 80 years, Black Friday has attracted Holiday shoppers across the country to venture out to stores in search of some of the best deals of the year. Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days out of the season and always occurs on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Although Black Friday, entices an immense amount of customers, there […]

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“The Martian” Review

“The Martian” Review

A science fiction and fantasy based film, “The Martian” is directed by Ridley Scott and features actor Matt Damon as astronaut Mark Watney. After being deployed into space by NASA, Watney and his crew experience an intense storm while studying Mars. As the crew attempts to make their way to safety, a flying object stabs Watney, causing him to lose […]

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Mocking Jay Review: The Epic Conclusion

Mocking Jay Review: The Epic Conclusion

The last movie of the heralded series “The Hunger Games” did not disappoint its viewers as the crowd exited the theater cheering and clapping. The late night premiere of the heavily anticipated movie was packed with Marjory Stoneman Douglas students all wanting to find out what would happen in this very famous book trilogy which was turned into four movies. […]

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“The Seed” Coffee Shop Sprouts in Boca Raton

“The Seed” Coffee Shop Sprouts in Boca Raton

The Seed, Boca’s first speciality coffee shop and juice bar, embodies a hipster and inviting aesthetic which can be perceived by its cozy and uplifting space.   The craft coffee shop, located on 199 West Palmetto Park Road, is tucked into a small, seemingly- neglected shopping center easily passed at first glance.    The menu offers a variety of coffees, […]

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Adele triumphantly returns with new single

Adele triumphantly returns with new single

On Friday, Oct. 23, after four long years, British singer Adele greeted the music world all over again with her new single “Hello.” The single came as a major surprise for her fans. For a year, it had been rumored that the “Rolling in the Deep” crooner was working on an album entitled, 25. The whispers around the world soon would […]

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