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The Artists Block: Madeline Cheevers

The Artist’s Block: Madeline Cheevers

Madeline Cheevers September 17, 2021

Name of Piece: “The Three Stages” Artist: Madeline Cheevers This piece is about the different stages of acceptance as a high school senior looking into an unknown, yet promising future. The messages...

Many music venues are
requiring proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 tests
while the coronavirus still spreads.
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Music venues across the country preaching to the choir in struggle to enforce vaccination guidelines

Lily Howard September 17, 2021

With the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine, many people are starting to feel safe returning to public gatherings and hoping to get back to the normalcy of the pre-pandemic world. However, many music...

Songs in Sonic Blumes debut album “We’re Drifting Further Apart, Aren’t We?” have many students wanting to get up and dance.
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Review: Indie dream pop band Sonic Blume releases new album

Katherine Manatos September 17, 2021

“I wrote you a song, I swear this one’s the best, but you didn’t like it so it’s trash with rest.” Indie dream pop band Sonic Blume released their debut album “We’re Drifting Further Apart,...

People have mixed emotions on the TikTok filters that alter the way people see themselves.
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TikTok filters invert users’ images leading to warped self perceptions

Katherine Manatos September 17, 2021

TikTok’s creators have developed filters that present users with new perceptions of themselves, and many are not happy with the results. The social media app TikTok, which launched in 2016 and has...

Twitch has become more and more popular after quarantine.
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Quarantine leads to new peak in popularity for Twitch

Lily Howard September 17, 2021

Twitch has always attracted a large audience, but BackLinko statistics show that in the past year, its popularity and 140 million monthly visitors have boosted it into the top 40 most visited websites...

The Artists Block: Anabell Mazzan

The Artist’s Block: Anabell Mazzan

Anabell Mazzan June 17, 2021

Name of Piece: “Isolation” Artist: Anabell Mazzan I created this piece at the beginning of the year as a way to vent the feelings of the past year. I’ve been working on a sustained investigation...

A survey of 55 students from April 6 to April 13.

Eco-friendly paint offers a safer solution for artists

Lily Howard June 17, 2021

BSN Sports released a collection of vibrantly-colored animal toys for young children in 2017. A year later, they were forced to recall these seemingly harmless novelties because they contained lead paint. Even...

Netflix’s “Shadow and Bone” became the first Netflix show in 2021 to spend its first 12 days after release at the top of Netflix’s Top 10 charts. 
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“Shadow and Bone” Review

Ella Lukowiak June 17, 2021

“You and I are going to change the world.” Netflix’s “Shadow and Bone” did just this when it became the first Netflix show in 2021 to spend its first 12 days after release at the top of Netflix’s...

Shows and movies like “The Society,” “Anne with An E,” and “I am Not OK With This” are being removed from Netflix.
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Netflix cancellation of fan favorite shows

Alexandra Kinsey June 17, 2021

Within the last few months, Netflix has announced that they will be cancelling fan favorite shows and movies like “The Society,” “Anne with An E,” and “I am Not OK With This” are being removed...

Many artists prefer to share their work on apps such as Tumbler or DeviantArt, rather than Instagram.
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Artists Usage of Different Social Media Platforms

Z. Sabrina Liding June 17, 2021

Famous Instagram artists, such as Tamaytka, Mew Tripled, and cosmicspectrum, have, recently, been posting on different platforms to showcase their work rather than trying to fight with Instagram’s algorithm.  Starting...

The Oscars have some restrictions this year due to COVID-19.
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The Oscars: winners, changes due to COVID-19, and more

Jordan Juliano June 17, 2021

From the COVID-19 pandemic to the sudden death of an actor, the 93rd Oscars ceremony was forced to change from the start. Still, even with these changes, the Academy still managed to push through and present...

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Social media inspires CHS students to fill their closets with new summer fashion trends

Maddie Lee June 17, 2021

Summer is just around the corner and with the warmer weather comes new fashion trends for the summer of 2021. Many of the current fashion looks such as tennis skirts, oversized hoodies, joggers, chain...

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