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Keeping Up with Kan”ye”

Daniella Froimzon, Entertainment Editor January 31, 2022

With over 75 grammy nominations and 22 wins, Ye, previously known as Kanye West, is widely perceived as one of the greatest and most influential rappers of the 21st century. Born in 1977 in Atlanta. Ye...

Jojo Siwa: Paving the Way for Youth Queer Representation

Loralei Gonzalez, Feature Editor January 31, 2022

   Jojo Siwa is a name many of us have heard before. Whether it be from “Dance Moms” to “Dancing with the Stars,” Siwa has acquired a massive following and notoriety from promoting love, positivity...

Spider-Man steals the screen

Joshua Sadov, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” released Dec. 17, premiered an astounding $253 million on opening weekend, living up to my high expectations for a movie you won’t forget.      As one of the most...

“Visions 2021”: The World May Have Stopped, but the Arts Never Did

Loralei Gonzalez, Feature Editor January 31, 2022

  On Dec. 8, 2021, I sat and enjoyed the array of talent displayed at this year’s Magnet production of “Visions,” a spectacle the Krop community hasn’t seen since 2019.      “Visions”...

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...

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