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Why Spotify is Better than Pandora

November 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

  You might wonder: what’s the difference between these two apps? How is Spotify better? To start off,  more people all over the world have the ability to access the Spotify app, since Spotify is available in 23 countries. On the other hand, Pandora is only available in 3 countries (diffen.com)....

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Isabella Shulman, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Shul & State

Recently, famous child actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault in an interview with Buzzfeed News Publications. The actor says he was 14 when the alleged attempted sexual advance occurred with a then 26 year old Spacey. Rapp had been acting in a broadway play at the time and was invite...

The Best Movies to Watch on Halloween Night

The Best Movies to Watch on Halloween Night

Isabella Shulman, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Halloweentown The Halloweentown series centers around Marnie Piper and her journey after finding out she comes from a family of witches. Although Halloweentown is a Disney Channel Original series, they are something all ages can enjoy (well at least the first three). Twitches Another Disney Channel Original Series, Twitches focuses on...

A Dog’s Life

Victoria E.

October 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Entertainment & Technology, Uncategorized

People love dogs the way they love their family members, or sometimes even more. Many people treat their dogs like their child, the question is, why? Besides the obvious reasons of the endless amounts of snuggles and love, why do we connect with them so much? The answer is dogs help relieve our stre...

Summer 17’s Best New Music

Summer 17’s Best New Music

Gaby T

September 29, 2017


Filed under Art, Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Uncategorized

As summer comes and goes artists from all genres opt to release their latest mix-tapes, playlists, and albums to secure their spot at the top of the charts. Summer 2017, was no exception; from Billboard to Complex the music industry was overflowing with new songs and returning artists this summer. Though...

TV Shows You’ve Probably Never Heard Of But Should Definitely Be Watching

TV Shows You’ve Probably Never Heard Of But Should Definitely Be Watching

September 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Showcase

The Eric Andre Show Rated: TV MA If you're looking for the perfect combination of utter chaos and irreverent humor - then look no further! This show was created by -you guessed it- Eric Andre, featuring the comedy stylings of Hannibal Buress. With no real premise, the show aims to disillusion viewe...

Mayweather v. McGregor

Mayweather v. McGregor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Mayweather v. Mcgregor's fight aired on August 26, 2017 at 9:00 PM. Mayweather’s boxing streak is undefeated with 50 wins and 0 losses, while McGregor’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) record is 21 wins and 3 losses. Mayweather has been trained in boxing while McGregor is trained in mixed martial arts i...

Ryan Seacrest Partners with Kelly Ripa on ABC’s “Live”

Ryan Seacrest Partners with Kelly Ripa on ABC’s “Live”

Daniel B.

May 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Who’s our favorite New Year’s Eve host? Ryan Seacrest of course, but guess what? He’s now working with Kelly Ripa on ABC’s Live. Yup, his “Rubik's Cube” of a schedule just got a lot more complicated. I mean, think about it, he’s got to record part of his “Live” conversation with I hear...

Cultural Appropriation (Just Don’t Do It)

Cultural Appropriation (Just Don’t Do It)

Gaby T

May 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Cultural appropriation in the world and especially in the US is a serious and fluid issue; this is because who are other races to decide whether or not something is offensive? One of the biggest mass over use and appropriation of minorities and other cultures happens at the highest grossing music festival...

Why is “13 Reasons Why” so Controversial?

Why is “13 Reasons Why” so Controversial?

Kyla S., Culture Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

On March 31, Netflix came out with a new show that was an instant success. 13 Reasons Why is the story of Hannah Baker, a high schooler who commits suicide and leaves 13 tapes behind. Each tape is dedicated to a person who played a role in her death. The show follows Clay Jensen, a friend of Hannah...

The Real Winner😁 of the Oscars🏆 (Satire)

The Real Winner😁 of the Oscars🏆 (Satire)

Sophia S, Lions Den Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Satire: Happy Purim!

You probably have heard about the huge misunderstanding that went viral at the 2017 Academy Awards or Oscars when La La Land was mistakenly presented the award for Best Picture. After lots of confusion, “There was a major upset at the Oscars on Sunday night — in more ways than one. The favorite ...

Breaking News on the Dolan Twins (Satire)😱🎥🙊💻

Breaking News on the Dolan Twins (Satire)😱🎥🙊💻

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Satire: Happy Purim!, TVT Trends

Who knows about the Dolan Twins? These young, popular teenage boys are famous for their youtube videos. They are currently signed to AwesomenessTV, and have been since 2015. But, unfortunately, some deep secrets have been revealed about the Dolan Twins. Or shall I say Dolan Twin? Apparently, the...

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