Star Wars spin-off hits mark

Since acquiring the Star Wars franchise in 2012, Disney has churned out additions to the Star Wars saga at a rapid pace. While the sequel trilogy, with recent releases The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, were spectacular blockbuster successes, the executives at Disney have also produced spin-off movies, “Star Wars stories”, that don’t follow…

Networks reveal TV fates

Popular TV shows survive through next year or get cancelled As if May isn’t stressful enough with final exams and projects, students also have to worry if their favorite television shows will be renewed or canceled as network executives reveal their decisions. Most of these shows have passed the chopping block, including four of the…

June stirs emotion

Community reflects at end of school year As school winds down to the last couple of weeks, a lot of emotions fill students’ minds as they can’t wait to walk out of the school for the summer. Students may feel excitement, overwhelmed, and ready for their upcoming plans they have coming right around the corner.…

13 Reasons Why tackles tough topics

For the past two years people have been divided about the hit show 13 Reasons Why. Some of the rough challenges teenagers are presented with are displayed throughout the series. The show premiered on Netflix on Mar. 31, 2017, and the second season arrived on May 18. When the first season of the show came…

10 ways to cure cabin fever; be a tourist in your own city

Summer is quickly approaching, and for those who are stuck at home with little to do, cabin fever can set in at an alarming pace. Luckily, with access to the Metro and other public transportation, Washington D.C. boasts museums of every variety. Here are the best 10. #10- The Renwick Gallery features odd often-Instagram-ed American…

Motivation dwindles as school year reaches end

Do you lose all motivation in your classes once your AP exams are complete? If so, you aren’t the only one. Students prepare all year in their AP classes in order to get ready for the spring AP exam. Once their exams are over some students do very little in their AP classes for the…

Opportunities for students during summer

Pre-college programs, jobs, summer institute, internships, SSL hours among options With summer fast approaching, students’ excitement is growing. Eleven stress-free weeks. Eleven weeks we wait all school year for. While students look forward to spending this time relaxing, I think we can all agree laying in bed for weeks gets a bit boring. Luckily, in…