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Body size isn’t everything

February 18, 2019 11:01am | Kyla Harmon

The Netflix movie Dumplin makes a statement about body image and appearance and how our society views us according to how we look. A teen girl, Dumplin (Danielle Macdonald), is a plus-size girl who enters a beauty pageant. She thinks her size will be a […]

“Arrow” sees villains come and go

January 27, 2019 1:01pm | Itzel Velazquez

A billionaire playboy suffers massive personal tragedy which turns him into a mask-wearing vigilante determined to protect his beloved hometown.   Arrow is a tense action-adventure series that’s loosely based on a DC Comics story about a castaway survivor who returns to his hometown to […]

Netflix series heartwarming and sweet

November 16, 2018 8:16pm | Tana Cleveland

Netflix recently added a new teen heart-melting rom-com called To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, directed by Susan Johnson. The movie is a sweet take on what many teenage girls have dreamed about: their crush to notice them. The story begins with a girl […]

“The First Purge” far too gory

November 14, 2018 10:39pm | Tana Cleveland

In order to push crime rates to an all-new low of 1 percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America agreed to have an experimental purge one night of the year. It would take place in an isolated community. A […]

Midnight, Texas full of the supernatural

October 31, 2018 10:12pm | Megan Wedhorn

Angels, demons, vampires, spirits, witches and healers are what reside in the sleepy little town of Midnight, Texas, a town where only outsiders fit in. After being off the air for over a year, NBC’s American supernatural drama, Midnight, Texas has returned for a second […]

Check out “Supergirl” on Netflix

October 19, 2018 9:46pm | Jazlyn Early

Netflix is filled to the brim with movies and TV shows that millions of people love to binge-watch, including Supergirl. The show is about Kara Zor-El, an alien from the dead planet Krypton. As a young girl, she escapes to earth, but her pod is […]

“Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant” shows real struggles

May 23, 2018 7:10pm | Savanna Guevara

Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant is a show in which five teenagers made the choice that changed their lives forever. The show is a new series in which the girls Ashley, Brianna, Jade, Kayla and Lexi are all young expecting mothers; their challenge now is […]

“Big Little Lies” draws in viewers

May 20, 2018 8:06pm | Iris Valles

The TV show Big Little Lies is yet on another season of their show. It focuses on unfolding a central mystery. But what it does particularly well is that it portrays the complicated thinking and the social deal-making of a group of wealthy mothers. The […]

“Glee” showcases real life issues for teens

May 5, 2018 3:18pm | Kayla Saenz

Glee is all about a teacher who tries to keep her high school’s Glee Club alive and help open the students’ eyes to a variety of possibilities. I’m the kind of person that’s into drama and musicals, and so this show is perfect for me. […]

“The Resident” is a must-watch

April 20, 2018 4:01pm | Andrea Garcia

Dr. Conrad Hawkins is senior resident at Chastain Memorial Park Hospital in Atlanta. He puts first year resident Dr. Devon Pravish through hell on his first day. Pravish rises to the challenge because he knows deep down, Hawkins has a good heart. In my opinion, […]