Money Heist Review: A Captivating Thriller From Minute One

By: Parker Meredith Brilliant. Powerful. Genius. Money Heist, or La Casa de Papel (“The House of Paper”) as it is known in Spain, has enthralled fans around the world. Stemming off from the classic heist plot, Money Heist features levels upon levels of a beautifully written story, transporting viewers from their couches straight into the Royal Mint of Spain.  Money Heist, a Spanish crime drama, … Continue reading Money Heist Review: A Captivating Thriller From Minute One

All American: The New High School Classic

By: Emily Orman Family. Football. Friendship. All American, a CW TV show and Netflix favorite has returned for a second season. And no one is complaining.  Centered around the life of talented football player Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), All American works to show the reader the truth behind high school football in America, specifically in cutthroat competitive locations with money to spend like Beverly Hills. … Continue reading All American: The New High School Classic

Review: Paparazzi Lightning

By: Barbara Norton  I can vividly remember the first time I heard “Sad Sad City,” the sixth track off of Ghostland Observatory’s Paparazzi Lightning. I had fallen down the YouTube indietronica rabbit hole and landed on a grainy concert video from 2007 with barely any views.  Once the video focused I was introduced to a scuffed stage, laden with speakers and wires and lit only … Continue reading Review: Paparazzi Lightning

How to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive

By: Charlie Hobin The self-help industry is one of the fastest-growing markets of the 21st century. It’s expected to surpass $13 billion dollars in the next two years- but don’t be surprised by this rapid growth. According to a study done by the PEW Research center, Americans spend over 4 hours a day on their smartphones. This newfound world of distracting content has prompted many … Continue reading How to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive

Review: “Happy & Sad” By Kacey Musgraves

By: Brooke Leggat Kacey Musgraves has always been my go-to artist whenever I want to feel a certain type of way. With songs ranging from tangy, country love songs to upbeat pop-ish country crossover, I just can’t get enough. It’s safe to say, I’m a pretty big fan.  Though I listen to all of Musgraves’ songs on repeat in the shower, at the gym, in … Continue reading Review: “Happy & Sad” By Kacey Musgraves

Grammy’s 2020: A Night of Legends

By: Sasha Stringer Just hours after the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, the 62nd annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles, California. Taking place at the Staples Center, aka Bryant’s home court, those in attendance felt the full force of Bryant’s death. Alicia Keys, Host of Grammy’s Telecast, opened the night by speaking a few words of the tragedy.  “We’re all feeling crazy … Continue reading Grammy’s 2020: A Night of Legends

The Frights Face Reality

By: India Slodki Thanks to songs like “Tungs” and “Crust Bucket”, I used to associate The Frights with the fire of one’s teenage years. A revitalization of punk at best, hopeless romantics at worst, The Frights always made me yearn for a reckless adventure. However, with their new album, it seems they’re starting to face what happens after the dancing on tables and kissing strangers … Continue reading The Frights Face Reality

Review: Miss Americana

By: Emily Orman From drama-filled docuseries like Cheer to real-crime episodes that transport you  into a maximum security prison like I Am A Killer, documentaries have been on the rise on Netflix. A new addition to this list is Miss Americana, a documentary about the face of pop music herself: Taylor Swift.  In just under an hour and a half, Miss Americana invites the viewer … Continue reading Review: Miss Americana

Not a Plant God? Don’t Lose Hope…

By: Natasha Visnack Some Storm students have super powers. While they aren’t defeating evil villains or saving helpless civilians, these students are nonetheless the topic of envy and admiration among their peers. Their powers create growth and life in anything they touch. Well, more specifically, any plant they touch. We all know people that can make plants grow by simply glancing at them. While the … Continue reading Not a Plant God? Don’t Lose Hope…

The Chats Have Gonorrhea, but Don’t Worry, They’re Okay

By: Nathan Shaw I’m a firm believer that every teen needs a punk band for their most angsty moments. For me, The Chats are that band. Out of their short discography, the group out of Queensland, Australia has supplied a healthy amount of songs to slam your door to after your mom asks how your day was. God damnit, Kristin, I don’t want to talk … Continue reading The Chats Have Gonorrhea, but Don’t Worry, They’re Okay

Ask Sophia…

All questions were submitted anonymously through the YOLO application. “So I’m like lowkey in love with this girl, let’s just call her Mal, how do I confess my feelings?” – Cob Dear Cob, Love, feelings and romance are always difficult to navigate, especially during a time as dramatic and volatile as high school. However, as someone who is chronically afraid of most things, I have … Continue reading Ask Sophia…

Moisture Must-Haves to Achieve Perfect Lips

By: Franny Rogers ABOUT THE AUTHOR Despite popular belief, I am not an overly obsessed lip balm consumer. I just find the delicacy in owning 500 lip balms at a time. I own a bag specifically designated to my 30 different lip balms. From tin cans to a push balm, you name it, I own it. Fifty percent of my well-established collection is made up … Continue reading Moisture Must-Haves to Achieve Perfect Lips