Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Trivia game “HQ” grows in popularity on the app store

Trivia game “HQ” grows in popularity on the app store

With over 2 million applications available for Apple and Android users, developers struggle to gain popularity for their apps among the ever-popular apps such as Facebook, Candy Crush and Spotify. But every now and then, a new app stands out among the millions available. Most recently, HQ, a new free trivia game released in August 2017 on iOS and on […]

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Review: LAUV discovers himself through his music

Review: LAUV discovers himself through his music

Born in San Francisco, 23-year-old Ari Leff is better known by his self-made moniker LAUV. His stage name symbolizes many things: his zodiac sign, his mother’s heritage as well as meaning “lion” in Latvian. When he was young, he learned to play the viola and the piano. However, it was not until around his early teenage years when he picked […]

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Review: Classic children’s story “Peter Rabbit” retakes the big screen

Review: Classic children’s story “Peter Rabbit” retakes the big screen

On Feb. 9, 2018, the movie adaptation of the book “Peter Rabbit” was brought to life in the first ever live adaptation. Peter Rabbit, the rebellious protagonist, is voiced by “The Late Late Show” host, James Corden. Playing the rabbit’s enemy, Thomas McGregor, is “Star Wars,’” Domhnall Gleeson. Other noteworthy actors in the film include Rose Byrne, Daisy Ridley, Sam […]

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Review: Rich Brian’s new album “Amen” rises in the charts

Review: Rich Brian’s new album “Amen” rises in the charts

Brian Imanuel, better known by his professional name Rich Brian, is an 18-year-old Indonesian rapper. Rich Brian went viral instantly when he released “Dat $tick” on March 11, 2016. Around one to two weeks after the release of “Dat $tick,” 88rising, an American mass media company, took in Rich Brian with the help of Dumbfoundead, a rapper also in the […]

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60th annual Grammy Awards celebrate best artists of the year

60th annual Grammy Awards celebrate best artists of the year

The 60th annual Grammy Awards was held on Jan. 28, hosted by James Corden in Madison Square Garden in New York City. This year’s Grammys were filled with memorable moments including 13 performances from several winners. Bruno Mars won three of the most prestigious awards: Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.  He received […]

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Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

The way stories are told has changed and evolved with our language and technology over time. Soon enough, interactivity became something that readers craved in their media. First, we had “Choose Your Own Adventure,” a book series with multiple ends depending on the choices you made. Then came role-playing video games, which allow the player to explore the world they […]

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Museum of Ice Cream comes to Miami

Museum of Ice Cream comes to Miami

The popularity of the Museum of Ice Cream dates back to 2016 with their initial opening in New York and subsequent locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since then, millions of people worldwide have visited the traveling exhibit, and its sweet vibrant displays have flooded social media. So far, over 125,000 Instagram posts have been tagged with #museumoficecream. On […]

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Douglas Night Live’s third annual appearance introduces new skits

Douglas Night Live’s third annual appearance introduces new skits

On Thursday, Jan. 25 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s drama department hosted its third annual Douglas Night Live show, based off of the show “Saturday Night Live” on NBC,  showcasing students’ comedy skits that reference relatable ideas and modern topics in school and in the world. “I was in three skits: ‘Douglas Update,’ which I wrote, ‘Girl Scouts’ and ‘School […]

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Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

The UK television series, “End of the F***ing World,” exclusively released in October 2017 on Channel 4, made its way to Netflix on Jan. 5, starting out the new year with a binge-worthy series for young adults. The series is based on the graphic novel written and illustrated by Charles Forsman, following the story of two 17 year olds James […]

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H&M sweatshirt sparks racism controversy

H&M sweatshirt sparks racism controversy

  An advertisement on H&M’s website has recently gained popularity due to accusations of racism and poor taste. The ad featured a young African American male modeling a sweatshirt that read “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” This caused an outcry against the proclaimed racism, particularly on Twitter. Along with ordinary people publicly stating their opinions about this ad, celebrities voiced […]

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