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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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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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