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Review: The Flamboyance of Kinky Boots

Josephine Keller, Associate Editor
April 27, 2024

Kinky Boots came to the West Potomac Auditorium on April 26th, 2024. In doing so, it has gifted the community with a flamboyant presentation of expression, pride, and acceptance.  Kinky Boots is a...

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Blue Lips: ScHoolboy Q’s Triumph

Andrew Rapchak and Jaylan Post
March 19, 2024

ScHoolboy Q’s history in the music industry has been a clear example of growth, with him evolving his capabilities with his music every album. This was shown clearly with his new album “Blue Lips”....

Palworld- Game Review

Palworld- Game Review

Abdulahi Somane
February 29, 2024

Within just a month into 2024, a new video game has taken the world by storm. Despite only being in early access, Palworld has quickly garnered millions of downloads within its first day of release. The...

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Not Everyone Digs The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Miguel Tsang
February 21, 2024

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on Mark Haddon’s book, was the show run by West Po theater’s Beyond the Page company from February 1st to February 10th. It was marketed promising...

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Echo: A Solid New Chapter In the MCU

Jaylan Post and Miguel Tsang
January 24, 2024

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has returned with an unlikely gem in its new series: Echo. With the series being the tenth series apart of the MCU, Echo follows the aftermath of the 2022 series, Hawkeye....

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Movie Review

Kira Canizalez and Katie Olson
January 9, 2024

In Suzanne Collins' thrilling prequel, “The Ballad of the Songbirds and Snakes”, a haunting tale unfolds, revealing the origins of the Hunger Games and the complex journey of young Coriolanus Snow.  If...

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Super Mario Bros Movie: Let’s-A-No

Benjamin Price and Miguel Tsang
May 2, 2023

After all these years, our chubby Italian boy finally made it to the big screen. The Super Mario Bros. Movie takes the world of the iconic turtle-stomping plumber and mixes it with a (Super) star studded...

The Wires Top 10 Album Picks for 2022

The Wire’s Top 10 Album Picks for 2022

Jaylan Post, Assistant Social Issues Editor
February 8, 2023

   Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. - Kendrick Lamar.   Kendrick Lamar, arguably the greatest artist of all time, came out swinging in 2022 with the release of his single “The...

Ben Price, assistant editor-in-chief, chats with director Rian Johnson

For A Laugh: Knives Out 2

Benjamin Price and Miguel Tsang
February 8, 2023

Glass Onion is a highly entertaining, star-studded return to the antics of master sleuth Benoit Blanc and the top-notch writing of Director and Screenwriter Rian Johnson as he delivers another murder...

Ben Price, assistant editor-in-chief and movie aficionado, has high praise for Avatar 2. Photo by: Miguel Tsang

A $2 Billion Triumph: Avatar 2

Benjamin Price, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2023

Avatar: The Way of Water is an awe-inspiring spectacle for the ages. It is nearly as visually spellbinding (Dare I say groundbreaking) as its predecessor, but in moments, rises even above it in terms of...

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Abbott Elementary: A Beyond Promising New Comedy

Jaylan Post, Writer/Social Issues Co-Editor
November 24, 2022

Recent primetime comedies haven’t hit as of late. Modernizing stories just ends up feeling like pandering a lot of the time and are prone to spout cringe-worthy humor. Abbott Elementary is an exception...

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Review-More of a Tribute Than a Continuation

Aaron Moore, Writer
November 20, 2022

On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer. The death of Chadwick Boseman shook the world, his death coming as a surprise to everyone except for a few of Boseman’s loved ones who’d supported...

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