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Don't let these smiling ghosts fool you, some of these movies are sure to give you a fright.

Quiz: What horror movie should you watch?

Grace Marcus, features writer October 30, 2020

With the continued spread the COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of the fall season are looking different than ever before, Halloween being no exception. While this season is all about the scares, getting...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker

Top 3 best Tim Burton Halloween movies

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

*warning: minor spoilers may be included  Halloween is almost here, and that means it might be time to cozy up by the fireplace and watch a movie guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. But if...

Photo by Elizabeth Riti

Returning to movie magic

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

You find your seat in a dimly lit cinema. The scent of buttered popcorn wafts through the room as the previews roll. People come shuffling in as anticipation builds for the feature presentation. You’re...

Happy Halloween! Check out these top horror movies to complete any spooky date night.

Eight scariest movies for Halloween date nights

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer October 31, 2019


Marvel fans are excited to find out more about the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Marvel Phase Four: A timeline

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 11, 2019
The first 22 movies of the MCU have been divided into three distinct phases. We’re now entering into phase four with Black Widow.
There are countless events going on in St. Louis this Friday, Sept. 20.

What should you do this Friday, Sept. 20?

Catherine Butler, copy editor September 20, 2019
Since you won’t be at school this Friday, Sept. 20, take this quiz to see how you should spend your day off.
Art by Thora Pearson

Who will win the Oscars 2019?

Grace Klebe, news editor February 1, 2019

On the morning of Tuesday, January 22, the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed. Who do you think will win? (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk'));

Stereotypes have been rejected with the release of recent movies like “Crazy Rich Asians,” the first large-scale Hollywood production in 25 years to feature an entirely Asian-American or Pacific Islander (AAPI) cast.


Molly Higgins, features writer September 26, 2018

Until now, representation for Asian people in the media has been minimal, to put it lightly. Typically, a featured Asian character is nerdy and likely good at math or piano. Every once in awhile they’re...

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor September 5, 2018

Art by Thora Pearson If you’ve taken even just one scroll through VSCO, checked your Instagram explore page or opened Netflix within the past two weeks, you’ve caught a glimpse of it. A stylish...

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In-class cinema

Catherine Butler, writer May 21, 2018

As students walk into his freshman world history class, Frank Parini, social studies teacher, dims the lights and prepares to play the movie Tiananmen Square. As 19 pairs of eyes focus on the film, Parini...

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