Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle | January 13, 2019

Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) as they struggle with “The Great Slump” or The Great Depression. Once again, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt)  comes to save the day when the going gets tough. This long awaited sequel manages to...

Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Jesse Cooper, Isabella White | December 13, 2018

Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Little Richard, Ray Charles, and The Rolling Stones—these are the names of the people and bands who contributed to the birth of the rock genre. The electric guitar, the bass, the drums and the lead vocals all create the sound that can make people so excited that they break into air guitar solos and sing off-key. However, although still popular, according to the latest...

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

Lily McAndrews, Ashwin Prasad | December 13, 2018

The impact of Black Panther—Lily McAndrews The best Entertainment event of the year was the release of Black Panther, the best movie 2018 had to offer. From the movie’s production, direction and costume design, this movie outstandingly nailed every aspect, as well as representing bigger life challenges. The cast which included Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan, Letitia...

Turning it Around: Dancer, junior Kendyl Smith commends creation of pointe shoes in new skin tones

Kendyl Smith | December 13, 2018

I am excited that different shades of pointe shoes and tights that match diverse skin tones are being produced, especially since the art of ballet itself is expanding into other genres. I believe it is the perfect time to start infusing different skin tones of pointe shoes to match the diverse ways of dance. When it comes to having only one main color of shoes or tights, it binds the dancer to the...

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Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Richa Louis | December 13, 2018

Premiering on Jan. 2, Fox will air a celebrity-singing-competition-guessing game called “The Masked Singer” based on Korea’s “King of Mask Singer,” which debuted in 2015. Many students at CHS, like junior Sarah Hao, have seen the Korean version of the upcoming show and the trailer for Fox’s and think the remake has the potential to be a well-known show. The show features famous singers...