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A Review of DHS’s Little Women, The Musical

On Friday, November 2nd, DHS’s production of Little Women opened its doors to the public. The play is based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel and featured several Da Vinci students, such as senior Neil Das as Roderigo and Mr. Laurence, senior Samantha Sheridan as Marmee, and senior McKella Van Boxtel as Meg. The play chronicled… Keep Reading

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Pete Davidson Under Fire

On the final episode of Saturday Night Live (SNL) before our November midterm elections, the show trotted out Pete Davidson for another election special. During the skit in question, Davidson was tasked with giving his first impression of a batch of midterm election candidates. After mocking incumbent Republican governor of Florida, Rick Scott, he compared… Keep Reading

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John Carpenter’s Halloween: Hit or Miss?

John Carpenter’s 1978 making of the film Halloween has immortalized villain Michael Myers in the horror movie hall of fame. His recognizable murder mask and Carpenter’s eerie soundtrack has remained a holiday staple for the past forty years before finally making a reappearance in theaters in 2018. The 1978 version tells the story of Michael… Keep Reading

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“Shelley; or, The Mother of Science Fiction” A Review

It has been two hundred years since Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley published her famous story “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus,” however it is often surprising how different people’s perceptions of the story are. From the fact that the monster isn’t named Frankenstein and could talk quite eloquently, to how Victor Frankenstein wasn’t a doctor, many details… Keep Reading

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‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Ushers in a Newer, More Modern Era of Romance

Like “Mean Girls” or “Sixteen Candles”, recently-released Netflix original “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” revolves around the microcosm of high school – but where its predecessors may have failed in terms of diversity and even realism, the film succeeds in providing humor, relatability and more nuanced representations of identity. Regardless of how much… Keep Reading

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Music Review: The Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters are an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994. The band’s current members include Dave Grohl on guitar and lead vocals, Taylor Hawkins on drums and backing vocals, Chris Shiflett on lead guitar, Pat Smear on guitar, Nate Mendel on bass, and Rami Jaffe on keys. Grohl formed the band after… Keep Reading

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2017 in Review

While it can be argued how 2017 was compared to 2016, there’s no doubt that it’s been one very odd year. In the middle of crazy politics and tensions forming within the new presidency were records continuing to be broken in the entertainment industry and new products released throughout the year that people lined up… Keep Reading

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Yummy Christmas Cookie Recipes

The holidays are a time for friends and families to come together, and one way people connect is through cooking. A great holiday recipe is peppermint popcorn. For this treat you will need: 1 pound of white candy coating coarsely chopped, 24 cups of popped popcorn, 4-6 crushed peppermint candy canes, and red nonpareils- or… Keep Reading

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Movie Review: High School Musical 4?

OMG. Did you catch the teaser trailer for High School Musical 4 on YouTube? It turns out the trailer that came out earlier this year was fake, unfortunately, but, according to refinery29.com, there is some truth to the possibility of some sort of reunion of the cast. Why not recap the previous movies so we… Keep Reading

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