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[TV REVIEW] Derry Girls finds comedy in conflict

[TV REVIEW] Derry Girls finds comedy in conflict

Noa Gross, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

The show written by Lisa McGee follows a pack of four teens on a journey of friendship and self-discovery in 1990s Ireland.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Just Mercy might change opinions about criminal justice

[MOVIE REVIEW] Just Mercy might change opinions about criminal justice

Johnna Melk-Johnson, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Facing racial discrimination at every turn, Stevenson is convinced of Walter McMillian’s innocence and is determined to get his death sentence overturned.

[MOVIE REVIEW] 1917 Shows True Struggles and Challenges Faced in WW1

[MOVIE REVIEW] 1917 Shows True Struggles and Challenges Faced in WW1

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

1917 fights at the heart of the viewer through the great directing, making it one of the best war movies ever.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Louis Tomlinson releases first solo album “Walls”

[ALBUM REVIEW] Louis Tomlinson releases first solo album “Walls”

Alexandra Cardwell, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Tomlinson is the final member of One Direction to release solo music, so this new album is Tomlinson’s first step in the right direction. 

[BOOK REVIEW] Simon Snow series provides escape and representation

[BOOK REVIEW] Simon Snow series provides escape and representation

Mimi Huelster, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

From numpties to queer romance, Rowell strays from conventional YA fantasy.

[FASHION REVIEW] Brandy Melville makes cute clothing inaccessible

[FASHION REVIEW] Brandy Melville makes cute clothing inaccessible

Catherine Hooley, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The rapidly growing store only offers one size.

[GALLERY REVIEW] Choose to see “Weapons, Honor, and Dignity”

[GALLERY REVIEW] Choose to see “Weapons, Honor, and Dignity”

Madeline Fisher, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

All of Gordon Parks’ photos are poignant and the addition of a younger photographer creates an interesting contrast between timeframes.

[APP REVIEW] Daylio provides easy journaling for busy students

[APP REVIEW] Daylio provides easy journaling for busy students

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Keeping track of personal moods and how certain things make you feel is quick, easy, and simple to do on The Daylio journaling app. 

[MOVIE REVIEW] Taylor Swift tells her coming of age story in Miss Americana

[MOVIE REVIEW] Taylor Swift tells her coming of age story in Miss Americana

Ivy Raya, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Singer and songwriter Taylor Swift releases a documentary on Netflix.

[GAME REVIEW] Brawl Stars: Best mobile game of all time

[GAME REVIEW] Brawl Stars: Best mobile game of all time

Aryun Nemani, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Brawl Stars is a gaming app created by Supercell and downloadable for free on Apple or Android devices on the app store or play store.

[TV REVIEW] Sex Education puts modern twists on coming-of-age cliches

[TV REVIEW] Sex Education puts modern twists on coming-of-age cliches

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline

February 5, 2020

Season two of Sex Education showcases the humor and awkwardness of high school relationships and sexuality.

[RESTAURANT REVIEW] FireBox: a new kind of BBQ

[RESTAURANT REVIEW] FireBox: a new kind of BBQ

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

February 3, 2020

The BBQ restaurant, FireBox, opened their St. Paul location in Nov. 2019.