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Nintendo Labo: Revolutionizing the Gaming Industry with a Piece of Cardboard

Nintendo Labo:  Revolutionizing the Gaming Industry with a Piece of Cardboard

Efrain Citle Palestino and Ben Joseph

February 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Cardboard does not often cross one’s mind. After all, it lacks much presence in our lives outside of the occasional boxed shipment. In the minds of children, however, the stiff material is often regarded quite differently. Simply asking around will elicit childhood memories of the inventive ways in which ...

2017 in Review

2017 in Review

Ashar Farooq, Managing Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Sports

As we ring in 2018, it is time to reflect on 2017. This was for sure a year of great happenings. The year started out with the transfer of power in Washington as President-Elect Donald Trump took the oath of office on Friday, January 20th. With President Trump’s presidential term came a litany of cabinet a...

2018 Preview

2018 Preview

Ashar Farooq, Managing Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Sports, Technology

With 2017 now over, here is what 2018 may hold for the world. The 2018 Winter Olympics are going to unite the world and feature great sporting events in Pyeongchang, South Korea. These games will be held in February, but will not feature Russia after an unprecedented ban due to a doping scandal. ...

8 Songs From “Hamilton” That Will Help You Ace APUSH

8 Songs From “Hamilton” That Will Help You Ace APUSH

Joseph VanGostein, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Showcase

Let’s face it: early American history is boring. The clothes are stuffy, everything is called the Treaty of Paris, and there are like six Johns. It’s easy to mix up our Federalist Papers with our Kentucky Resolutions, and did Jefferson come before or after Adams? Luckily, there is a wildly-popular Broad...

Megaman 11: The Super Fighting Robot is Back!

Megaman 11: The Super Fighting Robot is Back!

Efrain Citle Palestino, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In 2017, many gaming companies released video games that have astonished fans. Nintendo released Super Mario Odyssey, and SEGA released Sonic Forces and Sonic Mania. However, Capcom has not released a main series game since 2010 and since many fans have given up on Megaman, the mascot of Capcom. But the game c...

Super Mario Odyssey: The Biggest Mario Game of 2017!

Super Mario Odyssey: The Biggest Mario Game of 2017!

Efrain Citle Palestino, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the Nintendo Switch console released in early March of 2017, The Nintendo Company realized that they needed a huge Mario game to show off the power of the Switch. So on October 27, the company released its biggest Mario game of the year, Super Mario Odyssey! Super Mario Odyssey takes players on y...

Fashion is Our Passion

Fashion is Our Passion

Madison Fulcher, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Before we enter into the holiday season, we get to acknowledge last month's festivities in the world of designers and models in the form of fashion month. A highly-anticipated part of fashion month is the semi-annual clothing trade show called Milan Fashion Week. Organized by the National Chamber for Ita...

It’s the Perfect Time for It

It’s the Perfect Time for It

Tiffany Chuen, Section Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The weather is just beginning to get cooler, a sign of autumn, sure, but more importantly, an indication that Halloween is just around the corner. Before you know it, there’ll be fake spider webs draped across doorways and jack-o’-lanterns lining the neighborhood lawns.   Not quite feeling the Halloween vibe yet? Th...

The Gaming Wildcat: Pokémon announces its next Sun & Moon set!

The Gaming Wildcat: Pokémon announces its next Sun & Moon set!

Efrain Citle Palestino, Arts/Entertainment Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Pokémon Company once again shocks their fans with a big announcement: the second set of trading cards, “Pokémon: Sun & Moon Guardians Rising.” “Sun & Moon” has been the fastest selling set since the card’s big release, back in early February. But now, there is much anticipation for Rising...

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Divorce

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Divorce

Emma Weigele, Entertainment Writer

February 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On August 23rd, 2014, just over two years ago, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie tied the knot at their estate, Château Miraval, in the South of France. Brad Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has received multiple awards and nominations throughout his career, such as his various Golden Globes. Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has also received many awards throughout her career, including an Academy Award. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie met on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2003, in which they played married assassins who are hired to kill each other, but then they fall back in love. The film gained popularity and awareness in 2005 when rumors of Brad and Angelina having a relationship emerged, while Brad was still married to Jennifer Aniston. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston soon announced their separation in January 2005, and not long after, he and Jolie became romantically entangled.

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“You’re Fired”

“You’re Fired”

Rachel Vaughan, Co-Managing Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is not an uncommon practice in the TV business for a show’s host to be replaced by someone else, and such is the fate for The Celebrity Apprentice. For the first time in its decade-long history, Donald Trump will not host the reality/game show. During Trump’s initial bid for election, NBC decided to let go of the long-time host of this TV classic, after his unseemly comments about immigrants. Trump’s catchphrase, “You’re fired,” did not seem so amusing when it was turned on him.

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The Curious Savage

The Curious Savage

Nick Miata, Sports Writer

February 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On December 10th-11th, the Whitman student body was treated to a wonderful showing of The Curious Savage in the Performing Arts Center. The play centers around Ethel P. Savage, played by Samantha Ruotolo, who has been sent to a sanatorium by her three stepchildren following the death of her husband....

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