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Gigi Claps Back

Rebecca Blumenthal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Supermodel Gigi Hadid ranted on Twitter about Youtuber Jake Paul in February when he posted a tweet deriding her on-and-off boyfriend, One Direction alum Zayn Malik. After seeing Malik at a hotel in Las Vegas, Paul said in a now-d...

End to the Era of Sitcoms?

Alana John, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Since the boom of television, sitcoms have dominated the industry. During the 50s, Americans sat around bulky black and white televisions, watching shows like I Love Lucy and Father Knows Best that transcended generational hum...

The Fall of “Elemenopee”

Rebecca Blumenthal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

“When I hear it, I feel like I should shuck my ears off like corn.” Junior Charlotte Walton’s adamant, and punny, response to the recent change of the classic alphabet song tune echoed the sentiments of much of the stude...

Representation in Advertising

Rebecca Blumenthal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Two-year-old Oliver Garza-Pena was on a Target run with his mom when an ad for T-shirts caught his eye. The ad featured a model sitting in a wheelchair, just like Oliver does. In a moment captured on camera that brought man...

‘Cats’: What Happened?

Holly Hessner and Alana John

February 3, 2020

On December 20th, 2019, the feature film “Cats” was released to theatres. During its opening weekend, it was crushed by a flurry of detest from reviewers and moviegoers alike. An anonymous Ward Melville student said, “I we...

The Rise of TikTok

Alana John, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

TikTok, a social media video-sharing app, has taken center stage.   Internationally launched in September 2016, TikTok is an app that allows users to create and share fifteen-second lip-synched clips. One billion videos ...

Michael Che Receives Backlash Over ‘Transphobic’ and ‘Ageist’ Comments

Alana John, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

SNL co-head writer and Weekend Update co-host Michael Che is under backlash following his back-to-back jokes about transphobia and ageism.  During the October 29th show, Che said about rapper Kanye West, “I mean, he use...

Cinderella Auditions

Cinderella Auditions

September 25, 2019

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