Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Senior Hunter Frybergh is November's musician of the month. Photo courtesy of Hunter Frybergh

[Feature] Hunter Frybergh dedicates his time to Eagle Regiment

Senior Hunter Frybergh is a member of the Eagle Regiment marching band. He has played the trombone for six years and the piano for two years. He attends classes and rehearsals weekly as a member of the school band.  Before the start of high school, […]

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The Wizarding World logo depicts an open book, which is a nod to the franchise's literary origins. The book’s fanned-open "pages" are actually wands, which belong to characters from either the Harry Potter or Fantastic Beast franchise. From left to right, they are the wands belonging to Voldemort, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore (the Elder Wand), Newt Scamander, Tina Goldstein, Queenie Goldstein, and Gellert Grindelwald (the wand he possessed before claiming the Elder Wand).

MSD students identify with Harry Potter house characteristics

The “Harry Potter” series, which began as seven books written by J.K. Rowling and then transformed into eight movies, has been growing in popularity recently. Throughout this series, the wizards and witches are sorted into four houses, including Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. The Gryffindor […]

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[Review] ‘Midnight at the Magnolia’ follows best friends faking a relationship

[Review] ‘Midnight at the Magnolia’ follows best friends faking a relationship

“Midnight at the Magnolia” was released on Thursday, Nov. 5. It is a festive holiday movie about longtime friends and local radio hosts Maggie Quinn, played by Natalie Hall, and Jack Russo, played by Evan Williams, who fake their relationship for bigger and better things. […]

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TikTok user, @hairby_chrissy, receives hate over controversies. The controversies are about various issues, like following COVID-19 guidelines and clientele.

TikTok’s Hair by Chrissy receives hate over controversy

Hair By Chrissy is a TikTok and Instagram account run by hairdresser Chrissy Rasmussen. She began her account in August 2019 and has gained over a million followers since then.  Rasmussen owns Habit Salon, a set of two internet-famous hair salons located in both Arizona […]

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[Review] “Positions” the album by Ariana Grande discovered as fall’s newest bop

[Review] “Positions” the album by Ariana Grande discovered as fall’s newest bop

On Friday, Oct. 30 Ariana Grande’s latest album, “Positions,” was released on all music platforms such as Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, Apple Music, Youtube Music and Amazon Music.  The album has 14 songs; all the songs were co-written with other songwriters such as TBHits, Nija and […]

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Taylor Swift's original albums were made while she worked with Big Machine Records. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

Taylor Swift to begin re-recording her old albums

Almost three months after Taylor Swift released her album “Folklore,” it has been announced  that her previous albums, now owned by Big Machine Label Groups Records, are being re-recorded. Swift is allowed to record her albums starting in November.  “I think that it’s not good […]

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We're Live. Hamzah, Haley Sharpe, and Claire Drake laugh while Chase Rutherford makes jokes during "4freakshow"'s 'sleepover' live stream. Photo by Sophia Squiccirini

‘4freakshow’ makes a huge impact on Generation Z

The “4freakshow” is a live stream broadcasted on the app Twitch, which consists of TikTok stars Haley Sharpe, Chase Rutherford, Claire Drake and HamzahTheFantastic. They mainly use Zoom to communicate with one another, which is very convenient considering they all live in different states and […]

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Senior Isabela Ford. Photo courtesy of Isabela Ford.

October’s Artist of the Month: Isabela Ford

Isabela Ford, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, enjoys painting on different mediums, making bracelets and escaping reality through her art. Since she was little, she strived to create whatever she felt like and push her boundaries. Ford also has a very successful […]

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[Review] ‘Wonder’ sounds like every Shawn Mendes song

[Review] ‘Wonder’ sounds like every Shawn Mendes song

After pop artist Shawn Mendes kept a low profile on social media starting on Friday, Sept. 23, he announced that he was going to be releasing a new single on Friday, Oct. 2, his fourth album, “Wonder,” on Friday, Dec. 4, and a Netflix documentary, […]

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Nicholas Hernandez is prepared to perform his marching band show during rehearsal. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Hernandez and Keith Wechsler

October’s Musician of the Month: Nicholas Hernandez

Senior Nicholas Hernandez has been a member of the Eagle Regiment since his sophomore year of high school as part of the percussion, playing bass drum in the drumline.  “Seeing a lot of my friends march and be involved in something with the school motivated […]

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