Review: 3%

Review: 3%

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment and World Language Editor

May 18, 2020

Netflix has a variety of original shows like “Stranger Things,” but the company also creates originals from other countries.  The Brazilian show “3%” is a Netflix original set in a dystopian world where the world is separated into two places.  Most of the population resides in the Inl...

Review: “Black Mirror”

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2020

“Black Mirror” is a dystopian science fiction TV series produced by Charlie Brooker. It looks at modern society, especially with regard to the unforeseen consequences of new technologies. Episodes are standalone, typically set in an alternative world or the near future, often with a dark theme, althou...

Review: “The Society”


Shalynn Billings, Entertainment and World Language Editor

April 24, 2020

Almost a year ago, Netflix released its hit show “The Society”, a teen drama mystery where teenagers are forced to create their own society and government.  Created by Chris Keyser, the show follows a group of high school teens going on a field trip. The trip was supposed to last ten days, b...

Review: “Scream”

Miranda Rogina, Features Editor

April 22, 2020

Wes Craven is an American film director, writer, and producer known for the makings of his horror movies, more particularly his slasher movies. One of his movies, “Scream”, was made in 1996 and starred Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette. He re-invented the rules of slasher-horror mov...

Review: “I Am Not Okay With This”

Rhiannon Swanson, Managing Editor

April 21, 2020

New series, ¨I Am Not Okay With This¨ has grown popular over the last few weeks of its release on the popular streaming platform, Netflix. Based on the novel by Charles Forsman, ¨I Am Not Okay With This¨ portrays the chaotic life of a 17-year-old girl named Syd, who after her father’s death, r...

Review: Moral of the Story Chapter 1 EP

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

April 16, 2020

The hit song “Moral of the Story” grew in popularity after being featured in Netflix sequel “P.S. I Still Love You” and then becoming a popular song on Tik Tok. As a whole “Moral of the Story Chapter 1” was a calming yet addicting EP that is easy to listen to on repeat.  The EP was c...

Review: ‘American Street’ focuses on the immigrant experience

Nadia Hernandez, Co-Executive Editor

April 6, 2020

Ibi Zoboi is the Haitian- American young adult author behind "American Street," published in 2017. Zoboi implements some of her own experiences with immigration and adjusting to American culture. The plot follows Fabiola “Fabulous” Toussaint on her new life in Detroit when she’s separated from he...

TV Review: Friends

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

Friends is a TV show with six main characters that aired from 1994-2004. The characters are Racheal Green played by Jennifer Aniston, Monica Geller played by Courtney Cox, Phoebe Buffay played by Lisa Kudrow, Joey Tribbiani played by Matt LeBlanc, Chandler Bing played by Mathew Perry, and Ross Gelle...

Movie Review: The Notebook

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

“The Notebook” is a romance movie starring Rachel McAdams, who plays Allie, and Ryan Gosling, who plays Noah. The movie begins at a nursing home, where Duke comes to read to another patient. He reads her the story of Noah and Allie, starting with where they met, at the carnival. Automatically Noa...

Movie Review: Onward

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

March 16, 2020

On March 6th, Disney and Pixar released their long-awaited movie “Onward” and has since been getting good feedback.  The movie was written by  Dan Scanlon, Jason Headley, and Keith Bunin and is about a young teenage elf who goes on a quest with his older brother to resurrect their father for a day.   Many known actors like Tom Holland, Chris Pratt and Octavia Spencer were among the voiceover cast that made the characters come to life.  “Onward” takes place in a magical world where all the magic has been lost by its people beca...

Green Room performs ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Green Room performs 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'

Jasmine Monda, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is a musical put on by the students here at North. According to the show’s director, Cheryl Schwartz, it is more of a difficult musical, but the students can handle the challenge. They all put time and effort into making the show the best they can, and they do it mostly...

Little Women (2019) review

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

February 11, 2020

There are 12 different media adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” novels from all around the world. The novels represent struggles of women in an earlier time, but can still be related to today’s feminist issues. The most recent adaptation of “Little Women” was directed by Greta...