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The Barbie movie portrays an ideal society where all women are treated and accepted equally.

‘Barbie’ movie empowers young women

Azel Brijesh, Freelance Writer November 16, 2023

Barbie-everybody has heard the name. So many young girls have played with Barbie dolls. Her real name, Barbara Millicent Roberts, was created by Ruth Handler in 1959. Since then the Barbie doll has...

Swift takes fans back to 2014 with her re-recording of 1989.

1989 (Taylor’s Version) fills ‘Blank Space’ in Swifties’ hearts

Sabrina Crowley, Copy Editor November 2, 2023

On Oct. 27, Taylor Swift re-released her fifth studio album, 1989 (Taylor’s Version). This is the fourth album that Swift has re-released since she began to reclaim her music from her former manager,...

October provides the perfect opportunity to catch up on reading mystery books.

Top five mystery book recommendations

Joy Haddleton, Freelance Writer October 31, 2023

Diving into a mystery book is an adventure. The endless twists and turns, they always leave readers wondering what comes next. Here is a list of the top five mystery books to close out the Halloween season. “The...

Taylor Swift: the Eras Tour, premiered on Oct. 13 and became the highest-grossing concert film to be released domestically.

Taylor Swift fans ‘capture it, remember it’ at the Eras Tour movie

Maya Homberg, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2023

On Oct. 13, little girls and middle-aged women were spotted walking through theater doors wearing glittery dresses and sequin jackets with sparkly makeup and gemstones on their eyes. Lines to concessions...

Doja Cats newest album, Scarlet, was released on Sept. 22.

Doja Cat paints the town red with new album ‘Scarlet’

Sebastian Blanco, Features Editor October 2, 2023

Doja Cat released her fourth studio album “Scarlet” on Friday, Sept. 22 amid a whirlwind of controversy. Amala Zandile Dlamini is no stranger to being in the spotlight, holding two #1 spots on the...

DGS student listens to Zach Bryans new suprise EP, Boys Of Faith.

Surprise release of EP ‘Boys Of Faith’ clears Zach Bryan’s name

Kate Dziewinski, Sports Editor September 26, 2023

On Sept. 22, Zach Bryan’s fans woke up to a surprise EP release consisting of five new songs. “Boys Of Faith - EP” has a more upbeat tone compared to his last album, “Zach Bryan,” that was released...

Childers made another masterpiece album “Rustin’ In The Rain,” that was released Sept. 8th, 2023.

Tyler Childers creates a new, heartfelt album ‘Rustin’ In The Rain’

Olivia Velazquez, News Editor September 15, 2023

“I never wanna leave this world without saying ‘I love you,’” are the lyrics to the song “Space and Time,” written and sung by country/bluegrass folk music artist, Tyler Childers. Childers...

Rodrigo spills her guts in her new album as she sings about heartbreak, expectations and pain.

Olivia Rodrigo shows ‘GUTS’ and glory with new album

Juliana Conyer, Managing Editor September 15, 2023

Olivia Rodrigo stole the stage with her sophomore pop album “GUTS,” released on Sept. 8, 2023. “GUTS” followed Rodrigo’s first album “SOUR,” which earned her a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal...

These quirky queers show you that it is more than fun to stay at the YMCA.

The authentic queer experience in High School: Bottoms Movie Review

Melo Medina, Video Editor September 15, 2023

The teen queer comedy “Bottoms” premiered in theaters Aug. 25, 2023, and has received a plethora of positive reviews, currently sitting at 93% in Rotten Tomatoes. As of Sept. 10 the film has grossed...

The Super Mario Bros. Movie, released on April 5, is the highest-grossing film of 2023.

‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ levels up light-hearted laughs

Lauren Miranda, Features Editor April 28, 2023

"The Super Mario Bros. Movie" took the box office by storm when it hit the theaters earlier this month. The movie, released on April 5, is already the highest-grossing video game film of all time, standing...

The Record was released March 31, 2023.

Boygenius’s ‘The Record’ is effortlessly sad- but not much else

Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor April 5, 2023

With evocative vocals and painstakingly crafted lyrics “The Record” marks the return of the indie-folk supergroup Boygenuis. The trio consisting of Lucy Dacus, Julian Baker, and indie sensation Phoebe...

Cocaine Bear premiered  in theaters Feb. 24 2023 to generally mixed review.

‘Cocaine Bear’ is a masterclass in absurdity

Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor March 21, 2023

Drugs, gore, and wildlife. All these concepts have one thing in common: they were one of the main focuses in Elizabeth's Banks 2023 film Cocaine Bear. The comedy-thriller premiered in theaters on Feb....

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