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Tapias top picks: Oscars predictions

Tapia’s top picks: Oscar’s predictions

Natalia Tapia, Spread Editor April 21, 2021

This year’s nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards broke many records with historic nominations in almost every category, from two women going for Best Director, to the first Asian-American to be nominated...

The virtual battle: Zoom vs. Teams

The virtual battle: Zoom vs. Teams

Hannah Medow, Business Manager March 10, 2021

As we embrace this new virtual year, here is a breakdown of everything you need to know about two of the most popular online learning applications: Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Security Zoom:  ...

Borat is back: How Sacha Baron Cohens iconic character returned to save America

Borat is back: How Sacha Baron Cohen’s iconic character returned to save America

Sunny Dovek, Entertainment Editor January 13, 2021

Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen’s most iconic character, is back with “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” a sequel to the groundbreaking 2006 comedy.  The plot of this long awaited sequel is insane and humorous,...

Hungry for social justice: How Bon Appetite reinvented themselves after a diversity scandal

Hungry for social justice: How Bon Appetite reinvented themselves after a diversity scandal

Hannah Levin, Managing Editor December 18, 2020

After a tumultuous six months, food and entertainment magazine, Bon Appetit (BA) has emerged with a new commitment to diversity and representation.   Following multiple accusations of tokenizing their...

The top 5 podcasts you need in your life

The top 5 podcasts you need in your life

Cecilia Edelberg, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2020

Whether it is watching the same bad movies over and over again or eating a whole tub of ice-cream by yourself, everyone has a guilty pleasure. Mine are nerdy podcasts. Here is a list of my favorite podcasts...

We will no longer be able to KUWTK

We will no longer be able to KUWTK

Sophie Spiegel, Health and Science Editor November 10, 2020

Keeping Up With the Kardashians (KUWTK), a reality TV show that airs on E!, is coming to an unexpected end with its 20th season, 14 years after airing. The last season will be airing in early 2021. KUWTK...

Lights, camera, pause! The effects of Covid-19 on the movie industry

Lights, camera, pause! The effects of Covid-19 on the movie industry

Elizabeth Froimzon, Sports Editor October 26, 2020

The growth of the film industry has been drastically halted due to a large amount of movie theaters closing and the pause of many film productions in the face of Covid-19. Due to the global pandemic...

Netflixs Binge Worthy Series and Movies

Netflix’s Binge Worthy Series and Movies

Hannah Levin April 14, 2020

While we sit at home with so much newfound free time, what better to do than get hooked and binge watch some good Netflix shows and movies? For your viewing pleasure, here are some of the best media on...

Music for the Quarantine

Music for the Quarantine

Sunny Dovek April 10, 2020

When regular life comes to a stop, and people are alone and bored in their bedrooms, they tend to turn to the arts for some solitary enjoyment. Everything from movies to music to books can help people...

The Joker Impacts the Box Office and the World

The Joker Impacts the Box Office and the World

Aidan Singer, Entertainment Editor October 21, 2019

Todd Phillips’ Joker is on track to break the worldwide box office record for an R-rated film, after making $107 million on its third weekend.  Generating a total of $738M in box office revenue,...

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Don’t fold on Samsung’s new phone

Samy Alfandary, Feature Editor February 28, 2019

       Starting at $1980, the Samsung Galaxy Fold will be released to the public on April 26th.      The company is using the new 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display, which allows the phone...

Fujihana on a roll: sushi review

Fujihana on a roll: sushi review

Agustin Zelikson, Staff Writer February 25, 2019

     Some parts of Japanese culture have expanded and risen across the world. Its presence is felt in Miami, FL. One of the most iconic and popular dishes is sushi. Many restaurants in Miami have sushi...

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