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Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

If you have any form of social media, surely you’ve seen the memes about girls going crazy over Zac Efron, even if he’s portraying a serial killer. In the Netflix original Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Zac Efron takes on the role of Ted Bundy, a 1970s serial killer, rapist, kidnapper and burgla...

Bilingualism

Bilingualism

Connor Gushman, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

As every West Brunswick High school student probably knows, students are required to have at least two foreign language classes in order to graduate. With West Brunswick only offering Spanish as a foreign language, a lot of students find themselves having a class with either Mrs. Broome, Mrs. Ven...

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Arianna Akay, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Galleries and Video, Student Life

  On Wednesday night, West Brunswick held an event called Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars. This event was held as a way to raise money for Relay For Life and all participants were volunteers. The crowd loved the performances and the participants!!...

Netflix Review: Big Mouth

Netflix Review: Big Mouth

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

This Netflix original never fails to brighten my day. “Big Mouth” is an adult cartoon centered around hilarious preteen misery, AKA middle schoolers going through puberty. The show was created based on Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg’s own embarrassing  middle school years. Andrew Glouberman, voice...

Erika’s Music for the Soul

Erika’s Music for the Soul

Erika Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Last year I listened to 44,421 minutes of music. That is 740 hours of my life last year that I spent only listening to music: music genres ranging from soft pop, rap, and rock (this statistic only includes Spotify and does not include Youtube or other third-party apps). That said, I feel like I am qua...

Let’s Talk: Controversial Musicians

Let’s Talk: Controversial Musicians

Deiona Stanley, Broadcast Producer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Music is one of the few things that bring society together. No matter what the genre; hip hop, jazz, country, or even EDM, there is always a piece of each style that remains the same. Each genre of music has a piece of controversy linked to it, whether it is violence or drug promotion. What happens wh...

Coffeehouse at the Soundhouse: February 9th

Coffeehouse at the Soundhouse: February 9th

Arianna Akay, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

On Saturday, February 9th the Soundhouse hosted West Brunswick and Early College for the semi-annual Coffeehouse.  A coffeehouse is an event in which local artists can perform live covers or originals while the audience enjoys soothing refreshments and snacks to give an outlet for the local artists...

Glass: A Movie Review

Angela Arevalo, CoEditor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Glass is about three superhumans who are living in a world where it is frowned upon to see yourself as a superior being. After seeing “The Beast” (James McAvoy) and vigilante David Dunn (Bruce Willis) fighting, Dr. Ellie Staple (Sarah Paulson) puts them in a mental institution along with “Mr...

Spotlight on Talent 2019

Spotlight on Talent 2019

Taliyah Daniels, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

On January 18, West Brunswick Show Choir held their annual Spotlight on Talent show. The show features acts from students showing off their talents through dancing and singing. Winners of the show were 5th place; Mya Bryant, 4th place; Asia Norris 3rd place; James Sayre 2nd place; Deiona Stanley 1: Taliyah...

West Brunswick vs. Laney

West Brunswick vs. Laney

Payton westendorf, staff writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

  West Brunswick (24)  vs. Laney (57) Laney takes home the win on 1/9/19...

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

Screen printing originated in China around AD 221 as a way to transfer designs onto fabric. Today, screen printing is used as a quick way to customize tee shirts and create printed works of art. Mrs. Shelia Vaught recently wrote a grant in order to obtain the materials needed to screen print tee shirts....

The Magic of Christmas

Breanna Trudeau, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 3, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

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