Resurgence of popular TV shows from 2000s prompts students feeling of nostalgia

Junior Madeline Blank smiles as she rewatches old episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney+. With the renewal of old shows, many teenagers are revisiting their childhood in nostalgic remembrance of their favorite shows.

Emily Carlisle

October 23, 2020

If you have been on TikTok recently you have likely seen trends surrounding 2000s TV shows such as “Clone High” and “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” These shows have been gaining popularity for a variety of reasons, one being the nostalgia they bring to people who watch them. Senior Madeline Blank ...

Taking comfort in watching nostalgic TV shows is relaxing amidst the pandemic

Taking comfort in watching nostalgic TV shows is relaxing amidst the pandemic

Pallevi Pillai

October 23, 2020

Nearly eight months into the pandemic and this isolationist way of living and thinking are becoming second-nature to me. During this time, people have been rekindling their favorite solitary activities; everyone, it seems, has been discovering their own form of pandemic “self-medication.”  Whene...

TV Playlist: Coronathon [MUSE]

Guys, this is NOT six feet apart!

Tessa Collinson and Natalie Khamis

March 17, 2020

Hi there! We’re Tessa and Natalie, this year’s entertainment editors. As movie and T.V. show lovers, we’re so excited to share our recommendations with you by guesting on Grace and Shruthi’s blog. We’ve put together a list of T.V. shows and movies to binge during our four-week break. We hope yo...

Media Playlist: Over the 月亮 (Moon) [MUSE]

Media Playlist: Over the 月亮 (Moon) [MUSE]

Grace Xu

January 25, 2020

Happy Lunar New Year! In honor of today being Chinese New Year, I’ve compiled a list of various Chinese pop culture recommendations, from music to TV shows to YouTube channels. As a Chinese American, I think Chinese pop culture is especially underrated and not easily accessible in America. Because ...

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Homecoming '19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 24, 2019

It's Day 2 of Homecoming week, and today, it's the battle between the hippies and the hipsters. From the psychedelic paisley patterns of the '60s to the obsession with thick-framed Warby-Parker glasses and mustaches, here are our top picks celebrating Hippie vs. Hipster Day. Book: As I Lay Dying by W...

Homecoming ’19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Homecoming '19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 23, 2019

Happy Tourist day! It's the first day of Homecoming week and we're kicking it off by wishing we were literally anywhere else but here! So grab your passport and explore some of our top picks for all things travel related. Book: Crazy Rich Asians  Song: Somewhere Beyond the Sea by Frank Sinatra  Movie: Roma...

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

Get Cultured: Junior Hannah Liu (far right, second row) performs a traditional dance. Liu said reproducing shows is a good way to give exposure to the original show.

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 ...

Netflix: Hit or Miss? CHS students debate large expenditures on Netflix Original movies

Kassandra Darnell, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Next year, Netflix plans to spend $8 billion on Netflix Original programs. According to a Bloomberg article, the platform will release around 80 original movies and venture into creating more foreign TV series in order to attract international customers, making it comparable to networks like HBO and other...


Bryce Cheng, Reporter

August 15, 2017

First of all, I want to establish that I am not an anime expert; however, I am very aware of the controversy regarding American productions of anime.  The Hollywood version of “Death Note,” scheduled to be released on Netflix Aug. 25, has received relentless backlash, similar to previous Americ...