Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Seniors Kaylee Neswek, Emily Hollander, and Emily Melamed are appointed as presidents of NAHS.

NAHS Welcomes Three Presidents to Club

On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the National Art Honor Society held its first meeting since previous art teacher Lauren Rosa headed the club. In their first meeting, NAHS held an election for all officer positions, including the position of president. With a turn of events, NAHS welcomed three new presidents to its ranks. Seniors Kaylee Nezwek, Emily Hollander and Emily Melamed […]

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Album cover of "Astroworld" by Travis Scott.

Review: Travis Scott tops charts with Astroworld

Rapper Travis Scott dropped his highly anticipated album “Astroworld” on Aug. 3, 2018. This album has quickly broke records, as all 17 songs are on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.   Travis Scott, who’s real name is Jacques Webster,  was born in Houston, Texas. He is known for his rapping and also as the father to superstar Kylie Jenner’s baby, […]

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Dallas Roberts and Debby Ryan in “Insatiable.” (Annette Brown/Netflix)

Review: Dark comedy “Insatiable” sparks controversy and harbors negative reviews for its shortcomings

“Insatiable,” a show that Netflix presents as a coming of rage story, has indeed elicited rage in its audience, but for all the wrong reasons. In the era of the “Me Too” movement, a common cliche plot line of the “unattractive” bully victim becoming attractive and popular, can come across as insensitive and belittling. The trailer itself left a blazing […]

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Review: Heartwarming rom-com, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” breaks barriers in Hollywood

Review: Heartwarming rom-com, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” breaks barriers in Hollywood

From a New York Times best selling book to an original Netflix film, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” is a sweet, authentic and pure romantic comedy that leaves the viewer hungry for more. Director Susan Johnson brought author Jenny Han’s novel to life with perfect lead roles, romantic scenes and simplicity. Not only is the film a hit, […]

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Review: Taylor Swift tour lives up to her reputation

Review: Taylor Swift tour lives up to her reputation

On August 18, Taylor Swift performed at The Hardrock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on her worldwide stadium tour for her latest album “Reputation.” Reputation is Swift’s sixth studio album and 5th concert tour and the best selling of 2017. It was released on Nov. 10, 2017 through Big Machine Records, a record label based in Nashville, Tennessee. When walking […]

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Review: Deadpool 2

Review: Deadpool 2

Seldom do sequels live up to their expectations. However “Deadpool 2” is an exception. The hit film left box offices sold out and lines of fanatic fans waiting to purchase their popcorn in hopes of enjoying this comedy packed action movie. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, and Morena Baccarin, this superhero comedy was directed by the clever Tim Miller and […]

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The Championship Tour featuring Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q impresses audience

The Championship Tour featuring Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q impresses audience

Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) presented fans of rap with a true performance surrounding the theme of a championship. With artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, SZA, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker and more. The Championship Tour created a unbeatable setlist. Though the concert was well anticipated, some people were let down. R&B artist SZA announced that […]

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MSD drama attends Cappies

MSD drama attends Cappies

On Tues., May 22, Marjory Stoneman Douglas drama went to the annual “Cappies” gala. Cappies is an event held for drama students that takes place every year, used to acknowledge and recognize kids who participated in theatre. This event was held at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, starting at 7 p.m. Around 15 to 26 different schools attended […]

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Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

When alternative musician and rapper Jordan Benjamin, known as Grandson, heard of the tragedy that struck Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018, he knew there would be a great change made by the students of the community. Inspired by the students’ courage and determined to call out the faults of politicians, Grandson wrote “Thoughts and Prayers.” Performing the song in collaboration […]

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Taylor Swift begins “Reputation” tour

Taylor Swift begins “Reputation” tour

*Co-written by Dara Rosen and Taylor Yon From May 8 to Nov. 9, Taylor Swift is conducting a worldwide stadium tour for her latest album, “Reputation.” The tour will consist of 51 total shows, ranging from North America to Europe and New Zealand. Swift is a 10-time grammy award winning artist who has made six studio albums with “Reputation” being […]

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