Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Review: “Riverdale” returns with a second season

Review: “Riverdale” returns with a second season

On Thursday, Dec. 13, the hit TV show “Riverdale” released their mid-season finale. The episode was entitled “Chapter Twenty-Two: Silent Night, Deadly Night.” This episode was much anticipated and left many fans shocked with the reveal of the Black Hood, Riverdale’s serial killer. The episode revolves around the discovery of the Black Hood. Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) and Archie Andrews […]

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Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” covers uncharted territory

Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” covers uncharted territory

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hit theaters on Dec. 15, 2017. With the widely crazed fandom surrounding the “Star Wars” saga, the release of this film is not just a huge event in American pop culture, but also all around the world. With the previous film, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” making approximately $2 billion in the box office, “The […]

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Art Basel comes to Miami

For one week, South Beach in Miami is the center of pop culture. What is described as a multicultural event, Art Basel is the epitome of the fashion and art world of Miami. The event was held from Dec. 7 through Dec. 10 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Although Art Basel was first created in 1970 by Ernst Beyeler, […]

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Pieology opens in Coral Springs

Pieology opens in Coral Springs

Customizable food seems to be all the rage right now, and pizza is just one of the foods people are starting to get crafty with. Instead of the traditional mozzarella, tomato sauce and crust, restaurants like Pieology are putting together unique food combinations with pizza. As a chain restaurant, Pieology first opened a store in Coral Springs, Florida in August […]

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Students create memories for global youth

Students create memories for global youth

The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Ben Schumaker, who originally volunteered at orphanages in poor countries. With the program, art teachers and students make portraits for children in different areas of the world who have encountered misfortunes such as abuse, neglect, poverty and violence. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has participated in the initiative for […]

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Review: “Just The Beginning” marks the start for young Grace Vanderwaal

Review: “Just The Beginning” marks the start for young Grace Vanderwaal

Grace Vanderwaal, a 13-year-old girl who won first place of the 11th season of America’s Got Talent, recently debuted, releasing a new album: “Just The Beginning” on Nov. 3, 2017. Her album soared through the Billboard top 200 albums, peaking at number 22. “Just The Beginning” is comprised of 12 tracks which were all written by her, with “Moonlight” being […]

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Fusion Fitness and O2 Yoga introduces new exercise practices to Parkland

Fusion Fitness and O2 Yoga is one of the highest-rated studios in Florida with four and a half stars on Yelp and Google reviews. The studio is filled with decorations to express the connections the studio has to yogi culture. The walls are covered with inspirational quotes and statues of different figures to convey the relationship with Buddhist beliefs. When […]

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Taylor Swift takes on new persona in Reputation

Taylor Swift takes on new persona in Reputation

Taylor Swift has never had a perfect reputation. Even at her sweetest, there was still a flurry of media buzz surrounding her with gossip from potential engagements to “beef” with other celebrities, namely her seemingly eternal feud with Kanye West. She has been called disingenuous, cold, calculated, and many other, worse things. Now, in her sixth studio album, “Reputation”, she […]

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Review: “Wonder” leaves audiences with a new perspective on life

Review: “Wonder” leaves audiences with a new perspective on life

Adapted from best-selling book by Raquel J. Palacio, “Wonder” is a family movie sure to put a smile on its audience’s face and tears in their eyes. Within the first week of its opening on Nov. 17, the movie garnered over $27 million in revenue and earned an 85 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie follows Auggie Pullman (Jacob […]

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BTS fame rises in the U.S.

BTS fame rises in the U.S.

BTS, a Korean pop, or K-Pop group is a seven member boy group from Big Hit Entertainment made in 2013 and is slowly and steadily becoming more popular in the United States. BTS, which stands for Beyond the Scene, received more public attention when they won the Top Social Artist of the Year at the 2017 Billboard Music Award on […]

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