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McLean students make Netflix wishlist
Omar Kayali, Reporter • February 25, 2021

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services available, boasting thousands of different shows and movies for subscribers all over the...

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Malcolm and Marie Review
Dalia Fishman, Online A&E Editor • February 17, 2021

  Currently sitting at number three on Netflix’s Top 10 Most Watched list, Sam Levinson’s Malcolm & Marie is the newest small...

Interscope Records and AWGE
Whole Lotta Mediocrity
Scott Shields, Reporter • February 8, 2021

Two years. That’s how long fans have been waiting for Playboi Carti’s sophomore album to release. With growing anticipation for the album...

Top of the Top–Abel Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd, performs “Blinding Lights” from his My Dear Melancholy album in 2018. After the performance, “Blinding Lights” remained within the top 10 songs on the Billboard charts for over a year, becoming the biggest Billboard Hot 100 chart hit of the century. (Image obtained via Nicolas Padovani under a Creative Commons license)
The Grammys remain corrupt
Makda Bekele January 31, 2021

When Grammy nominations were announced near the end of 2020, popular hit singer The Weeknd, also known as Abel Tesfaye, called out the Recording...

The new Wegmans, located in Tysons, sells a variety of pre-made foods in a warm atmosphere.
Highlanders weigh in on Wegmans
Michelle Cheng, A&E Editor • January 26, 2021

After months of construction in the Capital One Center in Tysons, the new Wegmans is finally complete. This grocery store is 80,000 square feet...

THE SURREAL UNREAL - Virtual performer Hatsune Miku holds a concert in New York City as a part of her international tour. Miku comes to life with 3D graphics and computer-generated voice
AI artists on the rise
Stella Keum, Fact-Checker • January 15, 2021

From the 14 performers that were selected to represent each country participating in the Asian-pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), one contestant...

The Bridgertons-The show is centered around the Bridgertons, an affluent and well respected family.  They quickly become embroiled in scandal as the show progresses.
Netflix original Bridgerton shines bright
Grace Gould, Online Features Editor • January 13, 2021

Netflix has once again gifted watchers a binge-worthy series, this time in the form of a captivating period piece. Released on Dec. 25, 2020,...

Jack seeks to cement himself in the rap game with his first studio album. With a little work, he could become a big star.(Atlantic Records)
Jack Harlow debuts Thats What They All Say
Noah Barnes, Reporter • December 18, 2020

A year ago, you wouldn’t bat an eyelash at the mention of the name Jack Harlow. Now, he is on course to become one of the hottest rappers in...

Movies like The Grinch have plot and character similarities with many other classic holiday films. This led many to think   why this is. Image obtained via creative commons license.
Clichés and stereotypes in holiday movies
Noah Barnes and Paarth Soni December 17, 2020

Holiday spirit is in the air with the Christmas season fast approaching. A widespread tradition for many households is watching a classic Christmas...

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