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Decline of CGI: has it lost its flair?

Decline of CGI: has it lost its flair?

Nixon Molina Aldaba, Staff Writer May 24, 2024

The evolution of computer-generated imagery (CGI)  has been nothing short of remarkable. From the iconic dinosaurs in “Jurassic Park” to the breathtaking battles in “Avengers: Endgame”, CGI has...

Saheb, packed with guests

Saheb: Local Indian Restaurant

Located off of Midlothian Turnpike, Saheb Indian Bistro brings the extraordinary flavors of India to life through mouthwatering food and a warm atmosphere. The restaurant’s interior is draped in an...

Oppenheimer Movie Poster

The rise of biographical films in Hollywood

Layla Vega, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2024

The year 2023 saw an increase in the release of biographical films (biopic), which dramatize the lives of historical figures ranging from beloved artists to the creator of the atomic bomb. However, the...

Smartphones and social media platforms dominate a high schoolers daily life.

The dark side of social media trends

Bella Avila, Social Media Editor March 20, 2024

TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, X: almost every teen uses some form of social media. This is both a blessing and a curse, as more and more teenagers today feel pressure to participate and maintain a sense...

Martin Luther King Jr. gives a speech

Martin Luther King Jr’s forgotten initative

Jackson Lair, Editor February 29, 2024

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a widely known figure in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, celebrated for his impactful legacy of fighting racism and preaching nonviolence. Six decades after the civil...

Students holding their water bottles.
[Left: Dakayla Caraball, middle: Alex Nunfio, right: Rodrigo Avalos]

‘One? Two? That’s enough for you!’

Jessica Vimalathithan, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

The media has influenced what we consume for as long as it has been around. As trends are ever changing and always in rotation, products go out of style as quickly as they come in. Because of this, people...

Mean Girls: musical turned movie remake

Mean Girls: musical turned movie remake

Tia Macdonald, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

On Jan. 12, the new “Mean Girls” (2024) released as a reboot to the classic original. The film features Reneé Rapp as Regina George, Avantika Vandanapu as Karen Shetty, Bebe Wood as Gretchen Wieners...

Hundreds of small goldfish were packed into a single tank to be sold as live food for larger fish. These fish have been put at a very high risk of exposure to diseases, and if they survive they could spread illness to the pets theyre fed to.

Fish suffering at major pet supply companies

Gray Owings and Jackson Lair January 18, 2024

The two biggest pet care chains in America, Petco and Petsmart, sell a massive number of pet fish to first time pet owners, families of young children and fish enthusiasts across the country.  Fish...

English teacher William Kaskay discusses The Crucible with his 11th grade English class.

Aftershock of COVID-19 still visible in the classroom

Victoria Wigfall, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

Nearly four years since schools were initially shut down, the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic still have a significant impact on student performance in school, leaving educators and parents...

No Casino Again signs, along with pro-Casino signs, were common around Richmond in the months leading up to the Nov. election.

For second time, Richmond says ‘no’ to casino

Layla Vega, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2023
Casinos are predatory businesses that prey on vulnerable groups by enabling problem gamblers, such as those who are more likely to develop a gambling addiction and those who gamble for financial reasons. 
Broadway in Richmonds Hamilton ran from April 11 - 23 at Richmonds Altria Theater.

Touring ‘Hamilton’ shines at Altria Theater

Anna Barger, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

In 2015, Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical “Hamilton” premiered in New York City, and has become a cultural phenomenon ever since. The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding...

Junior Kady Harth holds an Ultraviolet-flavored Monster Energy drink.

King of energy drinks

Thomas Jackson, Editor March 31, 2023

High school is not the best environment for teenagers. Students are known for staying up late and waking up early. Sometimes the desks are just way too comfortable as well, which is a problem in and of...

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