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Why Representation In Media Matters

For years, representation of minorities has been executed unsuccessfully, and sometimes does more harm than good. Thankfully with characters like Miles Morales’ Spider-Man and T’challa’s Black Panther, things are starting to look hopeful for minority groups who look to the big screen to see themselves represented.  Article & Photo By: Emmanuel Vallarta With the current state of our world, representation of minorities in our media, such as people of color, disabled people, and LGBTQ+ people, is important. For decades,

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Shows To Check Out Before They Leave Netflix This Month

There are about 167.1 million people who use Netflix in the entire world. That is a lot of people. Netflix is one of the most popular apps for streaming movies and television shows. Abby Mills, a freshman at Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa wrote, “I think it [Netflix] is great because there are so many different options.” She is certainly not the only person who feels that way.

Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Isn’t December wonderful? The cool crisp air, the warmth inside, delicious foods and

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ArtQuest Fall Showcase

Photo From ArtQuest Fall Showcase Online Article By: Tara Elsa On Thursday, October 15, the biannual Santa Rosa High School ArtQuest Showcase took place. Normally, the showcase is held in the various SRHS ArtQuest classrooms around campus, but this year looked very different than most. There was still work shown for each of the ArtQuest specialties, but everything was online through the ArtQuest website (linked below) and YouTube. Each school year, there is one ArtQuest Showcase held in the fall and one held in the

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Musicals Available For Streaming

Oh Mamma Mia! People either love or hate musicals, and Mamma Mia! is no exception. Adding music and dance into a movie creates extra emotions and creativity that pulls the heartstrings of the audience. People connect with musicals because they allow the audience to sing along and really engage with the characters. Sophomore at Santa Rosa High School, Melena Ward, wrote that, “Mamma Mia! is one of my favorite movies ever! I love the singing, and the story line was amazing!”  Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Do you ever

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Santa Rosa High School Virtual Dance Reviw

Dancing Through The Screen. DJ Dustin throws out some jams for everyone who attended the first ever Santa Rosa High School virtual dance due to COVID-19. While some students liked the dance how it was, some wished they could’ve seen the other people who attended the dance. ¨My girlfriend and sister, both of whom are panthers, joined to watch the dance on the TV,¨ said senior Nikolai Gurtovoy.Photo By: Tara Elsa Article By: Leilah Sterck This year, Santa Rosa High School held its first virtual dance. Due to COVID-19, the

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Popular Online Games

“Red sus.” This phrase has taken the internet by storm along with the random burst of popularity by the indie game released in June 15, 2018, Among Us. With its cute egg like toe shaped characters and the social deduction based gameplay, this game is amazing to play with friends. In stressful times like these, it is nice to get away from politics and the disaster that is 2020, it is great to play a game with your friends as if these things never happened, and the accessibility of the game makes it a great choice for a party game,

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5 Binge-Worthy Shows

These are stressful times. Sometimes, we need to take a break and binge watch some Netflix. My top five binge-worthy shows are Gilmore Girls, Lucifer, The Office, The Good Place, and The Politician. All five amazing shows and both seniors, Madison Ligget and Piper Kirk agree with my choices. Kirk’s favorite of the five is The Office and Ligget’s favorite is Gilmore Girls. Article & Photo By: Shai Fichtelberg Throughout the eight months of quarantine, we have all had the time to start a new hobby, learn something new, and

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“The Social Dilemma” – Documentary Review

“The Social Dilemma” just released to Netflix this year. This documentary entails past employees from various social media platforms explaining that social networking platforms are all a feature, not a bug. Karina Pelayo, a Freshman at Santa Rosa High School, gives her personal insight: “The documentary really brought to light how addicting social media can be. It shows how much all this new technology has created a separate world from the real one we live in, where there is never only one truth. There are just many different

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Best Halloween Movies To Watch

On Monday, November 2, Santa Rosa High School's ArtQuest Program will be holding a drive-in movie at the Luther Burbank Center. The chosen film is Beetlejuice and it will begin at 6:45pm. Tickets can be purchased through the Friends Of ArtQuest website. Infographic Provided By SRHS ArtQuest Article By: Destyni Hayes What is the best halloween movie to watch? Is it horror or maybe a thriller? It could even be a family movie. There have been many movies produced for this spooky season over the years, so it's hard to just

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Performing Arts Struggle During COVID-19

In the four weeks of putting on a show together, this group picture was the closest the cast of Pippin ever got to each other. However the cast - limited to twelve people - wasn’t complaining. Gibson said, “On the last day of performance, I finally understood how incredible it was that we got to perform during a pandemic and I made sure to give it my all and enjoy every second.” Gibson and his castmates were tremendously grateful for this invaluable experience during a crazy time.

Photo by Bill Meese.
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