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Joker Review

Matthew Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Joker is written and directed by Todd Phillips, who’s best know for the Hangover trilogy. Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian with a mental illness that has him laughing uncontrollably at random times. When Arthur is bullied and trashed by society he slowly trans...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Warren Theater

Riley Schroeder and Danielle Gleason, Contributors to Scratch Paper

October 24, 2019

Check out this terrific video recapping the Warren Theater's production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream by Riley Shroeder and Danielle Gleason

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Review

Ayesha Mohammed, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

This year’s fall play was “A Midsummer’s Night Dream,” and watching it truly felt like a dream. The play, written by William Shakespeare, centers around four main characters: Lysander, Hermia, Helena, and Demetrius. Lysander and Hermia are deeply in love while Helena is desperately trying t...

Movie Review // Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Movie Review // Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Matthew Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. It takes place in Hollywood 1969, right around the time of the Manson family murders.  We follow Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), a faded television actor, and his stunt...

Movie Review // The Peanut Butter Falcon

Movie Review // The Peanut Butter Falcon

Lena Groth, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

The recent movie, The Peanut Butter Falcon, is a truly beautiful and heartwarming adventure film. An emotional roller coaster, you will find yourself smiling, laughing, and even crying along with the story. With a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this movie does not disappoint. It explores the themes of love,...

Meyers-Briggs Personality Test

Meyers-Briggs Personality Test

Anna Wheeler, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

The Meyers-Briggs Personality Test is a psychological analysis of one’s character based on a questionnaire. It supplies insight into traits decided by your responses summarized as a five-letter acrostic that fits into one of four general categories: Analyst, Diplomat, Sentinel, or Explorer, with eac...

Becoming

Becoming

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer, Co-Editor

March 5, 2019

Michelle Obama began as many of us do: she shared a room with her sibling, lived in a humble home, and struggled through the many stresses of school. In her book Becoming, we have a front row seat to some of young Michelle's  most memorable experiences, such as her first piano recital or first kiss. Ob...

Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

When Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Motion Picture, I don’t think anyone was surprised. In less than a month, it already hit $300 million at the box office. I went to see it over winter break and promptly fell in love. From its stunning visuals down to the ...

On the Basis of Sex Review: How RBG Became Notorious

On the Basis of Sex Review: How RBG Became Notorious

Hannah Jaros, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

It was Saturday night when my sister finally agreed to see On the Basis of Sex with me. I was thrilled, as I had waited actual months to see it. The film is about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Supreme Court Justice who has fought for women’s rights throughout the span of her six decade legal career. Its o...

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Movie Review

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Movie Review

Hannah Jaros, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody was the film I’ve been waiting for all year. Being a fan of everything from the previous decade, I’ve loved Queen ever since I can remember. Freddie Mercury was the epitome of flamboyance and had an individualized magic when he performed. When I finally bought tickets, I was worried that it...

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