The mixtape Feed Tha Streets II by Roddy Ricch immediately resonates with its listeners because of its fast-paced and melodic narratives that are accentuated by catchy beats and satisfying autotune By Mira Sripada (‘22) Rodrick Wayne Moore, Jr., professionally known as Roddy Ricch is an American rapper born in Compton, California. Roddy Ricch is one of the most notable names in rap and since 2017 … Continue reading Review: Feed Tha Streets II by Roddy Ricch
By Saysha Mahadevan (‘24) You’ve probably heard of Olivia Rodrigo’s new viral song, “Driver’s License”, a slow, emotional song involved in a lot of drama right now. Released on January 8th, this song has already blown up over the span of just a few weeks. It’s getting recognition from famous celebrities, and Rodrigo has broken many records with it, all at the age of only … Continue reading Why Is Olivia Rodrigo’s “Driver’s License” So Popular?
By Chinedum Aguwa (’22) What is cancel culture? Cancel culture or “call-out” culture is the idea to attack someone’s employment or reputation based on an opinion or action that is deemed unagreeable and disgraceful. Usually, the person is first called out on social media where the campaign to cancel ensues. Canceling can take the form of boycotting products to campaigning against criminal activities. The phrase … Continue reading Why is Cancel Culture So Controversial?
By Aadit Jain (‘23) The 2020-2021 NBA season will commence on December 22, 2020. For the Detroit Pistons, it has now been nine months since they have played an NBA game, following the suspension of the 2019-2020 season in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And now that the NBA Draft and free agency have concluded, the Detroit Pistons are a completely different team with … Continue reading Predictions for the Detroit Pistons’ 2020-2021 NBA Season
Review: Listeners of Ariana Grande’s Positions, a flirty and pop album, strongly admire it for its cadence, old-timey feel and romantic messages By Mira Sripada Ariana Grande is a singer/songwriter and actress born in Boca Raton, Florida. Before transitioning full time into the music business, Grande notably began her career as an actress on Nickelodeon. Now in 2020, having become a true household name and … Continue reading Mira’s Music Review: Ariana Grande’s Positions
Image courtesy of Billboard Magazine By Saysha Mahadevan (‘24) If you have paid any attention to the trends in today’s entertainment world, you may have realized that K-pop is quickly becoming a worldwide sensation. Maybe you have noticed more K-pop stars plastered on more posters in stores, more K-pop music videos topping the YouTube trending list, and more K-pop songs breaking records and climbing charts. … Continue reading Why Can’t Radios Cooperate with K-pop?
By Liv Serio (‘23) A few weeks ago, I binge watched all of the Twilight movies, probably for the twentieth time. Before I could tuck in and cry over some of the worst movies, I went to the grocery store to get some snacks ( as one does) and while I was there, I saw some super cheesy romance novels. I love reading YA novels … Continue reading Intro to Reading Romance… It Was Not What I Expected
By Ava Casab (23′) “There are so many things that could go wrong!” she exclaims. Her hands are a fidgeting mess, moving like a well-oiled machine as the muscles squeeze and contract around padded bones in a timely, repetitive manner. They move tirelessly, as if even a mere second of stillness or silence will throw everything into chaos. Her fingers eventually find themselves in a … Continue reading Fidget
By Olivia Serio (’23) Today, I am going to be telling you about my favorite book of the year, Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Daisy Jones is a 5 star read. It is heartbreakingly beautiful, very quotable and shockingly real. This book is to die for. Set in 60s and 70s L.A., Daisy Jones and the Six is about a legendary … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
By Ryan Jin (’22) If you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the latest rousing phenomenon that has swept the world of both gaming and media by storm: Among Us. The game was developed and released by indie game company Innersloth (also producers of the popular Henry Stickmin Collection and Dig2China) on June 15, 2018, and currently has nearly 4 million … Continue reading The Rise of Among Us