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Bandersnatch: Is it a commentary on our reality?

Bandersnatch: Is it a commentary on our reality?

Nafisah Fathima

January 17, 2019


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If you’ve played Bandersnatch, the Black Mirror interactive movie-game, you’ll know that it’s… intense. If you don't know what it is, Bandersnatch is about Stefan Butler, a video game programmer portrayed by Fionn Whitehead, trying to make it big in the industry by basing his video game on a cho...

Thronebreaker Game Review

Thronebreaker Game Review

Patrick Otte

January 17, 2019


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After the stunning production of "The Witcher 3" in 2015, "CD Project Red" rolled out a game to its eager fans, and fellow fantasy enthusiasts to revel over.  "Thronebreaker" is a game like no other, thought-provoking and immersive. The universe of "The Witcher" and "Thronebreaker" are interconnected. "Throne...

5 Best Looking Shoes from 2018

Wesley Shultz

January 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Off white converse: one of the more unique shoes on this list, the off white converse first released last year but only with limited amount. They were later fully released this year, and featured a fully transparent upper with a transparent rubber sole. Off white air jordan 1 Unc: the unc’s out rank...

Creed II Review

Christian Branch

January 7, 2019


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The first Creed movie proved to be another boxing masterpiece stemming from the amazing Rocky series. Director Ryan Coogler and the very talented staff he worked with on that movie were able to produce the perfect mix of tragedy and triumph through the legacy of Apollo Creed. Creed II did not disappo...

Reviewing The Dark Night

Reviewing The Dark Night

Boning Zhang

December 12, 2018


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“Oh, and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair.”, the joker casually spoke as he slowly grabbed Harvey’s hand, which was firmly sticking to the trigger, and moved it toward his own forehead. Harvey stared at him for a few seconds, and , and threw the coin in the air, as if he finally gave ...

Toasted Meringue Lemon Queen Cakes

Toasted Meringue Lemon Queen Cakes

Amara Murphy

December 5, 2018


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6-8 servings              Bake Time: 30-32 minutes               Pan: 6 to 8 teacups or ramekins (4 to 6 ounces each), greased with about 2 tablespoons of soft butter, plus a roasting pan large enough to hold all the cups   Cake: ¼ cup (2 ounces) unsalted butter...

Perfect Thanksgiving Apple Pie Recipe

Perfect Thanksgiving Apple Pie Recipe

Ruth Beckmen

November 16, 2018


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INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST 3 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. butter, cut into 1/2" pieces 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 8 tbsp. ice water (or more, if needed) FOR THE FILLING 3 1/2 lb. assorted apples (Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Gala) cor...

Make Your Thanksgiving Table POP!

Make Your Thanksgiving Table POP!

Natalie McCaffery

November 8, 2018


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Here are some DIY tips and tricks to make your Thanksgiving table extra special! Use red, orange, yellow, and green leaves from a tree outside or from a craft store like Michaels to add a pop of color to your table. You can also disperse white pumpkins or ripe, orange persimmons to give the table...

Halloween at Laguna

Halloween at Laguna

Natalie McCaffery

November 8, 2018


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Halloween was a success in our upper school with greatly coordinated group costumes and some phenomenal individual dress-ups. We had a great lunchtime celebration with a photo booth, cupcakes, and pumpkin guessing game!   Juniors, Audrey Murphy, Paige Levinson, and Julia Guglielmo with Sophomore, Beau Lujan, dress as Grey’s Anat...

Concert Review: Arctic Monkeys

Concert Review: Arctic Monkeys

Maggie Newell

November 6, 2018


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  Five years since AM’s widespread success, the Arctic Monkeys have deviated from their distinct indie rock sound and replaced it with an instrumental heavy, futuristic tone with Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. Despite the fact that Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino is so different ...

In the Heights

In the Heights

November 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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