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Firmoo For You!

Firmoo For You!

Audrey Compiano and Kaia Patel

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

What is Firmoo? Firmoo is an affordable, online glasses company that sells stylish frames in multiple shapes and colors. In addition to their reasonable prices, they tend to have frequent promotions that knocks down the price even further. Firmoo is accessible to a wide variety of countries. They m...

Green Hope Should Install Water Bottle Filling Stations

Green Hope Should Install Water Bottle Filling Stations

Geoffrey Dean, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

It’s 1:15 PM. It’s fourth period.  One hour remains in the long, exhausting school day.  Your tongue is dry, and you feel a headache coming on.  You reach for your water bottle, hoping to get a cool, refreshing sip of water.  It’s empty. Tipping the bottle back, you attempt to dislodge the las...

Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” Song Review

Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” Song Review

Kaia Patel, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Ariana Grande has done it again. She released a diss track that will go down in history, entitled, “Thank U, Next.” Grande released the song just 30 minutes before this past Saturday’s episode of Saturday Night Live, most likely as a retort to SNL comedian, Pete Davidson. “Thank u, Next,” is a li...

Socks with Crocs: Bop or Flop?

Socks with Crocs: Bop or Flop?

Anna Dunn, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

The other day I was walking through the commons at lunch and I happened to look down.  When I did, I was appalled. I saw at least twenty people wearing sock with their Crocs.  I can answer the question, a bop or a flop very easily: flop. However, a vast majority of the students at Green Hope seemed ...

A Cinderella Story Movie Review

A Cinderella Story Movie Review

Anna Dunn, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Although some to think the end of Halloween means Christmas, the spooky season is still in the air.  While everyone focuses on the horror movies and the thrillers, they all conveniently forget about the movie with the greatest Halloween party scene: A Cinderella Story.  Austin, played by Chad Michael Murray ...

The Migrant Caravan Approaches

The Migrant Caravan Approaches

Alex Price, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

As the 7,000 migrants approach the Mexico-United States border, the fear-mongering campaign led by President Donald Trump is ramping up. With less than a week left until the midterms, the Republicans have really been getting in the Halloween spirit, making up scary stories of terrorists in the caravan. I...

Why Gilmore Girls is the Best Show to Watch During the Fall

Why Gilmore Girls is the Best Show to Watch During the Fall

Caity Dawes and Kaia Patel

November 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

When the leaves start changing color, the air feels cool and breezy, the smell of pumpkin spice and apples are in the air, it only means one thing… Gilmore Girls. Gilmore Girls, aka the epitome of fall, is a comedy-drama TV series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, starring caffeine-addicted mot...

Will Banning Plastic Straws Be the Solution to Our Problems?

Will Banning Plastic Straws Be the Solution to Our Problems?

Audrey Compiano and Kaia Patel

October 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Plastic straws are omnipresent in today’s world. From fast food restaurants to boba tea shops, they are given to customers who often don’t get the option to decline. The plastic from straws takes hundreds of years to break down because they are not biodegradable. Plastic straws are single use items, an...

Khalid “Suncity” Album Review

Khalid “Suncity” Album Review

Hannah McCarron, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, OPINION, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

“Suncity” by Khalid Rate: 4.5/5 Stars Song by Song Breakdown: 9.13- This opening track, while not necessarily a full song, is a nice “welcome” to the album. He features a sound clip of the mayor of El Paso (Khalid’s hometown) announcing him receiving the key to the city. This short 56 sec...

Movie Review: A Star is Born

Movie Review: A Star is Born

Amelia Mendes, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Very few movie remakes live up to the expectations set by the success of their predecessors. Even less retell the story in a way that resurrects the plot, verifying it to be timeless. A Star is Born is the exception, separating itself from previous films while simultaneously paying homage to other talented ...

Madam Secretary: A Bipartisan Dream

Madam Secretary: A Bipartisan Dream

Uma Bhat, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

The fifth season of “Madam Secretary” began airing on CBS October 7th, 2018. Despite a significant drop in ratings during the fourth season of the acclaimed show, Madam Secretary has consistently had not only a strong viewership, but also an increasingly bold view on politics -- one that might just be needed in the real world. “I’m fully prepared to ...

The Greatest Showman Review

The Greatest Showman Review

Alex Price, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman released almost one year ago, and is a storytelling masterpiece. The acting from Jackman, Efron, and Zendaya was excellent, not at all what one would expect from a musical (no offense to musical fans). One thing this movie has received criticism for was the sev...

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