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Simulation game Stardew Valley offers something for every gamer

Stardew Valley is a fun simulator game with tons of people to meet and lots to do. Senior Miles Beene complimented the game and said he thinks he likes the game so much because ¨I found it when I needed some escapism¨ and went on to say that Stardew Valley has been a great little escape to a cutesy farm town. Another comment was on the games gay marriage feature and that its always nice when a game lets people interact with dateable characters. Photo by Miles Beene  Article and photo by Ashton Seghezzi The simulation game,

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Mr. Bohn talks about Metal

METAL MANIA. After speaking to Eric Bohn about metal he shared some interesting metal facts with me. Bohn said ¨I still have all of my concert ticket stubs, and I still have quite a few vinyl albums.¨ When asked what fun fact he wanted others to know. Bohn continued on to say that he could talk all day about music. PHOTO BY ERIC BOHN. Article by Ash Seghezzi Metal music is a genre that was created in the late 60s and rose to popularity in the 70s. There are a few key components of this genre that make it it's own and unique.

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Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley a ‘sleeper hit’

POWER IS MAGIC! Having been released December 17th, 2021, Nightmare Alley has become a sleeper hit among other movies. Boasting an 80 percent on rotten tomatoes, 7.4/10 on imdb, and 69 percent on metacritic, this film is a great thriller showing the contortions of psychological manipulation that many people succumb to by those who parasitically take cash from their victims in an extortion scheme. Article and photo credit Jerral Agbayani Guillermo Del Toro has become one of the most popularized directors of the twenty-first

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Euphoria season 2 comes out

EUPHORIA SEASON TWO:  The much anticipated second season of teen drama show, Euphoria is back. The show has received incredible reviews and is getting lots of attention in the media. Many students here at SRHS are watching. Photo copyright TCD/Prod.DB / Alamy Stock Photo. Article by Grace Payne The highly anticipated teen drama, Euphoria, is back! After what felt like a perpetual two year hiatus, the series die-hard fans of our generation are finally able to experience the second season. Episodes are released weekly, leaving

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Love song recommendations

Graphic and article by Alice Brookston, Editor-in-chief The music world has seen just about every kind of music come to popularity: revenge, breakups, world issues, depression, but the trials and tribulations of love are certainly the most abundant in music. It is difficult to name the “best” love song of the millions out there, but in all truth, I don’t think there’s any true “perfect” love song, but there are still many contenders. For example, a few songs you may not know include “I don’t wanna watch the world end with

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Splatoon 3 expands player customization, retains best elements of the series

Article by Emily Lasley Illustration by Emily Lasley On May 28, 2015 a colorful third-person shooter game made its first appearance on the WiiU, and was loved by many who played it. This unique game is called “Splatoon,” a game featuring fish-like humanoid creatures who participate in turf battles. On July 21, 2017, Splatoon 2 came out, further developing the Splatoon series with its memorable DLC (downloadable expansion): Octo Expansion. It has been seven years since the first release of Splatoon and on September 24, 2021

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Much Anticipated Boba Fett released on Disney+

Disney just released another original show titled, The Book of Boba Fett. This show was announced at the end of Disney+’s other popular Star Wars show, The Mandalorian. During the episode, ”The Rescue,” from The Mandalorian, at the end of the credits we get a scene with the bounty hunter, Boba Fett, and the famous assassin, Fennec Shand. They shoot Bib Fortuna right in the chest, taking the title daimyo from him. The first episode came out on December

29th. The long-awaited episode starts with Boba in a bacta tank

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movie let-downs of 2021

Photo copyright: Allstar Picture Library Ltd. / Alamy Stock Photo Article by Caycie Clayton The crunch of popcorn, slurp of a coke, hushed whisper of an anticipatory viewer, the all encompassing screen: the movies. Whether going to the theater with friends or turning a living room into a theater with family, seeing a new movie is consistently exciting. It is for this elated anticipation of viewing a new movie, that when the movie falls short, it is especially disappointing. Stated below is a review of movie let downs from

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Latest ‘Scream’ movie disappoints with mediocre acting and reused plots

Scream, one of the most popular recent horror movie releases, is being shown in downtown Santa Rosa at the Roxy 14 theater. Roxy 14 is one of the most popular theaters due to its spacious showing rooms as well as the relaxing reclining seats. Article and photo by Jaeden Callender Twenty-five years following the original classic, Scream slashed its way through theaters with renewed fervor after a long-awaited fifth film in the franchise made headlines. Boasting a new cast along with the return of some legacy characters, the

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Opinion: Why horror games are better than horror movies

HORROR GAMES VS. HORROR MOVIES: The “W, A, S, D” buttons are commonly used to control movement in video games. Horror movies are becoming blander and more boring. Horror video games, however, are becoming a better and more reliable source of entertainment that will sure to get you ready for Halloween! Article and photo by Emily Lasley As horror movies get more and more bland, the horror game genre is growing. In this article, I will be giving some of my personal favorite horror games, and my experiences with them.
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