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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....

Safe Halloween 2016

Efrain Citle, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This past October, Walt Whitman High School held another successful Safe Halloween. What is Safe Halloween? Safe Halloween is an event where children from kindergarten to fifth grade are welcomed to Whitman for activities and games. The staff who happily joined us to participate in this event wer...

Pokémon Sun and Moon is Here!

Pokémon Sun and Moon is Here!

Efrain Citle Palestino, Arts and Entertainment Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is finally that time of year - November 18th, the day that The Pokémon Company releases a new video game for Nintendo's handheld video consoles. For nearly 7 months, fans have waited to finally get their hands on the game, and now they can! Pokemon Sun and Moon are here! Welcome to the Alola Region! Pokémon...

“Fantastic Beasts” Recaptures the Magic

“Fantastic Beasts” Recaptures the Magic

Joseph VanGostein

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Go back to the Wizarding World — 70 years earlier. J.K. Rowling’s newest adventure in the Harry Potter universe comes in the form of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a movie that takes place seven decades before Voldemort kills Lily and James Potter. The movie is loosely based on Harry’s...

The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere *Spoiler Alert*

The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere *Spoiler Alert*

Jimmy Alvarez, Entertainment Writer

November 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Season seven of The Walking Dead picks up right where season six ended, at long last resolving the cliffhanger that fans on the edge of their seats.

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Ta-ta, Downton Abbey

Ta-ta, Downton Abbey

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This past month, the lavish doors of Downton Abbey were shut for the last time, and with them, the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning show’s six-season run on PBS. Devastated fans all around the world had to say goodbye on March 6 to the sumptuous dinners, breathtaking sights, and family drama that had def...

Apple Introduces a Smaller iPhone and iPad

Apple Introduces a Smaller iPhone and iPad

Josh Joseph, Arts and Entertainment Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Monday, March 21, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at Apple’s very own conference center with a few updates to some of the company’s most loved products. The first big announcement of the event was the new iPhone SE. On the outside, the SE is nearly identical to Apple’s 2013 flagship pho...

Deadpool Delivers

Deadpool Delivers

Hans Bas, Arts and Entertainment Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

So for the first time in my life, I had to pull out my driver’s license to watch a movie. I’ve been to R-rated movies in my younger years, along with friends who did not look like they were 17+, and the movie theater employees let us in without batting an eye. Now that I’m actually of age and t...

Pokèmon Go!

Pokèmon Go!

Efrain Citle Palestino, Arts and Entertainment Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the year of 2016 is progressing, Nintendo plans to launch many new games and video game consoles like the NX in late May and new Mario games. But Nintendo takes it a bit further. Nintendo is home to handhelds and home consoles, but Pokèmon Go will soon be launched on Apple devices and Android de...

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