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REVIEW: The best Batman?


REVIEW: The best Batman?

By Darian Susic Matt Reeves The Batman adds to the caped crusader’s fantastic saga It is finally here: Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” continues the caped crusader’s fantastic saga. Reeves’s detective noir Batman was a smash hit as it was edgy, suspenseful, and exhilarating. While still exhibiting elements of the previous Batmans, Reeves’ take is a […]

REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece


REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece

By Ellie Carter A plotless yet engaging story, unforgettable visuals, and a star-studded cast: The French Dispatch, directed, written, and produced by Wes Anderson, is one of, if not the best, movie of last year.  Released in October, the movie follows an ensemble cast of journalists trying to create the final issue of their magazine, […]

REVIEW: ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is worth watching


REVIEW: ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is worth watching

By Reina Manabe This January, Netflix’s original Korean zombie series was aired. The show develops a thrilling and realistic story of zombies and people who try to survive and pursue peace while experiencing a dreadful tragedy. This series is set in a typical high school in South Korea, where many present day highschoolers live their […]

Hoppy Easter!


Hoppy Easter!

By Samuel Blazier Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro Jr., also known as the “Cake Boss” once said,  “Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” These words from Valastro couldn’t be more true for the cake my family bakes for every Easter: Bunny Cake. […]

Best holidays in the U.S.


Best holidays in the U.S.

By Reina Manabe Holidays are always people’s favorite things. You usually get a day off and get enough time to spend your precious time with your favorite people instead of going to work or studying. In the United States, there are 11 annual U.S. federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. […]

REVIEW: Limestone Coffee and Tea delivers great drinks and food and a cozy atmosphere


REVIEW: Limestone Coffee and Tea delivers great drinks and food and a cozy atmosphere

by Ellie Carter Limestone Coffee and Tea is a lovely cafe with delicious beverages and snacks and a cozy, quiet atmosphere. This women-owned small business is located in the middle of downtown Batavia and features a variety of coffees, teas, smoothies, juices, steamers, and small breakfast options. This means that even if you aren’t a […]

Top 5 interesting things about Japan


Top 5 interesting things about Japan

By Reina Manabe ToiletsJapan has the best toilets in the world. They have a variety of high technology functions.First, when you walk into a bathroom, a Japanese smart toilet will happily greet you by opening the lid automatically. Right next to the toilet, you will see various strange buttons that you probably have never seen […]

Social media use of teenagers


Social media use of teenagers

By Reina Manabe        Phones are now an essential tool of teen’s life. Research has shown that 95 percent of teens have access to a smartphone and 45 percent say they are online “almost constantly.” Moreover, being a highschooler, I see a lot of students being on their phones in classes so often. What makes teens […]

OPINION: Should year-round schooling be implemented?


OPINION: Should year-round schooling be implemented?

By Amanda Melvin Long summer vacations, days on the beach, swimming in the pool, a carefree three months. This is what most kids love. With year-round school, this break would be significantly shorter.  For those reasons, a year-round school year should not be considered. The most common year-round schedules are the 60/20 model and the […]

Mama Mia Pizzeria


Mama Mia Pizzeria

By Samuel Blazier Looking for a perfect slice of pizza? Pizzeria Lola is the place to go. “A pizza slice a day keeps sadness away,” said Jet Pascal. If you’re looking for the perfect slice of pizza in order to bring out your happiness, there’s only one place you can find it: Pizzeria Lola. I’ve […]