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Amanda Gorman’s Impact on the SRHS English Department

Amanda Gorman graces the cover of Time magazine after topping bestseller lists for her three books, interviewing with Michelle Obama, and signing with IMG Models. Although these are stellar accolades, SRHS senior Blancaflor says, “Gorman’s best accomplishment in my eyes is being such an inspiration, representative, and bright influence for BIPOC around the globe.”

Photo By: Awol Erizku Just over a month has passed since National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman captivated the world at Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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Disney+’s WandaVision Opens Doors for Marvel Cinematic Universe

WandaVision Launches New Era for MCU. WandaVision is the first streaming TV show in the Marvel Cinematic Universe on Disney Plus that you can now watch with your friends on the GroupWatch feature. Marvel fans waited over a year for new Marvel content, but that all changed in 2021. WandaVision is a really unique show that is refreshing for Marvel. The show opens the doors for what is to come in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Article & Photo By: Evan Mirante With the pandemic shutting down movie and TV productions, it

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Best Albums Of 2020

Some top picks of the best albums of 2020 include pop-artist Ariana Grande's album, Positions, and country-singer Luke Comb's album, What You See Ain't Always What You Get. Both albums ranked high in both pop and country charts and were yet another product of the quarantine boredom that surrounded the 2020 year. Photo By: Alice Brookston Article By: Evan Sacher With 2020 forcing hundreds of artists around the country into quarantine, the year in music was a unique one. Cancelled tours across the globe gave music megastars a

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“Songbird” Movie Review

While reflecting on our newfound COVID-19 reality, people rave about Adam Mason’s new film Songbird. It features the extremities of our own world, alongside an invigorating love story between KJ Apa (Nico) and Sofia Carson (Sara). This thriller-induced dystopian film is a must see on this year’s list. Article By: Dalia Pelayo-Mark With the countless movies coming out to our screens at home, I was shocked to realize hardly any movies revolved around our global pandemic. This was up until the film Songbird was released

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New Netflix Shows 2020/2021

Article By: Tara Elsa While quarantine has caused most people to spend a majority of their time at home, it has allowed some people more time to watch the newest shows and movies. Since quarantine started, Netflix has released a lot of new content for its viewers. Here are some of the new Netflix shows. Self Made. Madam CJ Walker is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first self-made female millionaire. Self Made, the Netflix show, was inspired by Walker’s life and the challenges on the way to fame. Self Made was

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New Releases in 2021

Movies and TV shows have become a life raft for many during these trying times. Especially since going outside is supposed to be limited. Luckily, we have many new movies and TV shows to look forward to. The Shadow and Bone series that will soon be on Netflix is one of the many television shows coming out in 2021. Not everyone has heard of it though. Freshman Abby Mills wrote, “I have never heard of it. It is good that Netflix keeps adding new shows though!” Many other shows will also be arriving on Netflix, and everyone should

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“Wonder Woman 1984” Ropes In New Viewers For HBO Max

WW84 Boosts HBO Max. Since its premier, "Wonder Woman 1984 "has increased subscribers for HBO MAX. "Wonder Woman 1984" premiered on HBO Max and in theaters simultaneously on Christmas Day, but the movie was a disappointment for some fans including, freshman Theo Kofahl who said, “The movie was terrible compared to the last one.” Article & Photo By: Evan Mirante With COVID-19 forcing many blockbuster movies to be postponed, one of the highly anticipated releases of 2020 was Wonder Woman 1984. It was released on Christmas

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Movie Review Of Pixar’s Newly Released “Soul”

“Soul” came out on December 25, 2020, on Disney Plus. This movie follows the adventures of Joe Gardner, played by Jamie Foxx, and Number 22, played by Tina Fey. This Pixar film teaches the audience about the purpose of life. Not only is the film hilarious, but it’s also heartwarming. Article & Photo By: Maddie Sanabria If you are looking for a good family-friendly movie to watch, this Pixar movie should be on your list. On December 25, 2020, Pixar released a new film called “Soul.” This film starred Jamie Foxx, the voice

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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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