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Heartstopper: redefining queer representation in the media

Samantha Klein, Staff Writer June 2, 2022
The Netflix sensation Heartstoppper is the wholesome young adult queer romance we all deserved. Based on the bestselling webcomic turned graphic novel by Alice Oseman, Heartstopper spotlights two teenage boys, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring, falling in love while navigating the complications that come with being in an openly queer relationship in high school.

Summer reading recommendations

Jamison Murillo, Staff Writer June 2, 2022
Summer reading is never fun. Between assignments such as 1984 and Outliers, reading in the summer is not as peaceful and relaxing as it sounds. But which books are fun to read in the summer? Which books capture summer vibes?

A review on Pixar’s latest experimental film: “Turning Red”

Vincent Le, Entertainment Editor May 12, 2022
Pixar has never done anything like they have in their newest installment, “Turning Red”. The film illustrates the story of Chinese-Canadian thirteen-year-old Meilin Lee who, when overwhelmed with emotion, transfigures into a colossal, fluffy red panda.

“Bridgerton”: Closing the gap for South Asian representation

Dhwani Porecha, Editorial Board Member May 12, 2022
How often have you watched a television show where you could identify yourself with a character—not on personality or likeness—but on culture, ethnicity, or representation?

Is the critically-acclaimed TV show “Euphoria” dangerous or educational?

Vincent Le, Entertainment Editor March 25, 2022
“Euphoria” is one of the most popular, yet controversial, TV shows of our generation.

All that glitters is not gold

Amelia Nored, Editorial Board Member March 25, 2022
Drugs. Glitter. Sex. Parties.

Feeling stressed? Just smash things!

Amelia Nored, Editorial Board Member March 25, 2022
On March 2, 2022, my fellow entertainment section writers and I drove into Tacoma to smash home decor with blunt objects.

“The Fallout”: an attempt to define our generation

Allison Stucky, Entertainment Editor March 25, 2022
What would you expect to see in a film about our generation?

Is the Hype House show worth the hype?

Dhwani Porecha, Editorial Board Member February 8, 2022

Do you remember when they first announced that the Hype House would be getting its own show? Me too, and I was absolutely furious—livid even. I thought to myself that the day when pigs fly is the day...

BookTok books that are worth the read

Dhwani Porecha, Editorial Board Member February 8, 2022
BookTok is an online community on TikTok of readers reviewing and recommending books. Here are five books that should be on the top of your list.

You’ll never want to go back to American TV shows ever again after watching these 5 binge-worthy Korean dramas

Vincent Le, Entertainment Editor February 4, 2022

Ever since “Squid Game” and “Single’s Inferno,” Korean shows have exploded in popularity, and rightfully so. Some are heart-wrenching, some comforting—all addicting. Here are five K-dramas...

A sequel that dazzles: Sing 2

Hannah Kim, Editorial Board Member February 4, 2022
Attempted murder, a spirited dance break, and animals dressed in Alice in Wonderland-themed costumes all seem like elements of a wild fever dream.
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