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Short Story Playlist: Long Story Short [MUSE]

Grace Xu | May 18, 2021

Someone, somewhere, has designated May as "Get Caught Reading Month." This fact is mostly an excuse for me to once again indulge in my not-so-secret plan to turn MUSE into a reading blog, but since it's timely and all, I couldn't not, right? Especially since I think it can be hard to find short stories on your own, as the genre hasn’t really made its way into pop culture, here is a media curation...

With Chinese director Chloe Zhao becoming the first woman of color to win the Best Director Oscar, students in “Mamma Mia: The Musical” reflect on Asian representation in media

Pallevi Pillai | April 30, 2021

The Oscars made headlines this year for its diverse nominations, particularly for those of Asian descent. Steven Yeun, nominated for his performance in “Minari,” is the first Asian American to be nominated in the Best Actor category. Riz Ahmed was also nominated for best actor for his role in “Sound of Metal.” Chloe Zhao made history as the first Chinese woman, and woman of color, to be nominated...

Emily Carlisle | April 23, 2021

Hi everyone and welcome back to “Of Stage and Screen.” As we know, the past year has been anything but normal. And the pandemic has hit the performing arts HARD. Coming up on April 25, the Accents plan to hold their first performance that is open to the public since last year.  This performance will be held on the steps and in front of the Palladium and anyone is welcome to stop by. Seating...

After Radiothon on April 17 and 18, students share their interest in creating podcasts

Riley Laferriere | April 21, 2021

Producing podcasts has become a passion for senior Skylar Greaves, a podcast manager and creator for WHJE, and many others as the medium’s viewership has continued to increase steadily over the years. Since their creation in the early 2000s, podcasts have allowed creators like Greaves to express creativity in a more specific form. And with Radiothon approaching on April 17 and 18, it’s important...

As disputes over social media occur between millennials and Gen Z, students should take opportunities to grow closer to other Gen Z members and have discussions with Millennials

Riley Laferriere | April 16, 2021

Side parts and the laughing-crying emoji are a craze of the past according to many Gen Z’ers that have been criticizing the Millennial generation. Recently, criticisms like these have been traveling through social media platforms like TikTok, and while the discussion seems to be declining a bit, there is still talk between the groups and lessons to be learned from this and other “generational feuds.” Generational...

Music Playlist: Spring Beginnings [MUSE]

Grace Xu | March 26, 2021

MUSE is back with our original characteristic post—a music playlist for the season! Even though the spring months are often the busiest in school, I still love this time because it seems so full of possibilities. In the wake of the spring equinox, here’s a playlist made in the spirit of the season of new beginnings. Check out the playlist on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1HCzSEco82HWXBoNfw6yUQ?si=d5555b13445b49f9. ___________________ Music...