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The horrors of song-theft litigation

Lauren Rochelle, Opinions Editor June 8, 2022

The same name. The same lyrics. The same refrain. The same song? Sam Smith and Normani’s 2019 hit single, Dancing With a Stranger, captures the grief of “dancing” with someone new… but also captures...

She wore what?

She wore what?

Stephanie Arana, Website Editor June 1, 2022

What is gilded glamour? Gilded glamour is an aesthetic that was inspired by The Gilded Ages also known as the turn of the twentieth century. The gilded glamour aesthetic was more about the “upper-class”...

Best selling novel Where The Crawdads Sing is becoming a movie

Best selling novel Where The Crawdads Sing is becoming a movie

Abby Dykes, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

On July 15, 2022, the bestselling novel and highly anticipated film Where The Crawdads Sing will be released on Netflix.  Where The Crawdads Sing is a mystery novel that tells the story of Kya, a young...

Heartstopper is normalizing queer relationships

Heartstopper is normalizing queer relationships

Maya Johnson, Copy Editor May 27, 2022

As the world becomes more accepting of the LGBTQ community, movies and TV shows are rushing to include queer couples to prove themselves as allies and appeal to a wider audience. Many homosexual and transgender...

Piper, the golden retriever, sits in the sand and watches a seagull as she takes in the beautiful sunset at North Topsail Beach.

Vacation locations in North Carolina

Erin Sockolof, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2022

From Boone to Corolla, North Carolina has something to offer for everyone. Natives and tourists alike have unlimited opportunities for adventure in the lovely Tarheel State. While N.C. may be known...

Harry Styles, the music sensation and fashion icon, is releasing Harrys House on May 20th, an album about growing up and change.

Harry Styles fans take a look into the singer’s mind, childhood

Nic Cazin, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

When Harry Styles first joined the music industry, he was 16 years old living in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire and working at a bakery. Now, he’s 28, the fifth most-streamed artist on Spotify and has stolen...

The cast and crew of Emma! A Pop Musical gather. Theyre one of Wakefield High Schools two spring productions.

That’s a wrap: “Emma! A Pop Musical” closes Wakefield’s theater season

Nic Cazin, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

It’s official: the second show Wakefield High School is performing is Emma! A Pop Musical. This production is based on a Jane Austin novel and follows a high school student who matches her classmates...

Avril Lavigne has brought herself back into the music scene with a new pop-punk album.

Avril Lavigne: pop-rock princess to pop-punk queen

Max Rubino, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 8, 2022

Avril Lavigne has been in the spotlight in the music industry for many years. From her top releases of Skater Boi and Complicated in 2002, to the conspiracy theory that her current career has been built...

Dont Look Up receives scathing reviews from critics and film-goers alike shifting the focus away from the movies important message (original photo adapted from Netflix).


Maddie Policastro, Photography Editor March 25, 2022

Adam McKay’s latest directorial endeavor, Don’t Look Up, has certainly raised a couple of eyebrows from so-called movie fanatics. Released in 2021, the satirical comedy-drama has garnered a great deal...

The epic crime film known as ¨The Godfather¨ turns 50 years old on March 24. (Original Photo Adapted from Steve Troughton)

The Legacy of “The Godfather”

Justin G. Belmonte, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

On March 24, 1972, one of the greatest movies of all time, The Godfather, was released in theaters. 50 years later, it is still remembered and regarded as an iconic masterpiece in film history. The epic...

Was Jamie Lynn Spears Really Helping ?

Was Jamie Lynn Spears Really Helping ?

Stephanie Arana, Website Editor March 16, 2022

The Free Britney movement was created by beloved fans to help the iconic performer Britney Spears get out of the control that her family had over her career and her entire life. According to Harper's BAZAAR, ...

Harry Styles is set to headline Coachella 2022 and fans are faced with confusion.

Harry Styles set to headline Coachella 2022

Nic Cazin, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

On January 12, 2022, Coachella announced the headliners for the festival this year. Some of these artists include Billie Eilish, Ye and Harry Styles. The festival is an exciting experience and a huge deal...

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