Happiest Season is a heartwarming coming-out story with a holiday spin.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘Happiest Season,’ A heartwarming outlook on the struggles of identity as an LGBTQ+ individual

Cache Merriweather December 18, 2020

The first thought that comes to my mind when I think of a traditional holiday movie is a small-town girl who moves to the city and meets the love of her life on a snowy winter day. They share a passionate...

Metea student are rolled out of bed and joined his first class, only to fall back to sleep on zoom.

The new schedule appears to be a purposeless change

Ursula Sturgeon, Perspectives Reporter December 16, 2020

On the first week back from Thanksgiving Break, Metea unveiled a new school schedule that had previously been designed to accommodate a hybrid learning plan. The hybrid plan had been canceled a week prior,...

Home Alone 3 was unnecessary and a disappointment to its viewers.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘Home Alone 3,’ the forgotten film of the series

Bela Sanchez, Perspectives Reporter December 11, 2020

It is that time of year again, where people make popcorn and watch some Christmas classics. Some of those movies could be the “Home Alone” series: “Home Alone 1,” “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,”...

Metea students become stressed as the school year progresses.

The Stampede teaser: Metea’s mental health programs achieve awareness but fall short in certain aspects

Katrina Viloria December 10, 2020

Now settling in at our third month of remote learning, we have all most likely gone through at least one SEL lesson. SEL stands for social-emotional learning which brings awareness and teaches students...

Gender stereotypes have existed for a long time, and gender stereotypes must be broken for society as a whole to move forward. Shes the Man makes a good effort in presenting a film about breaking gender stereotypes through a teenage romantic comedy sports film.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘She’s the Man’ makes a good effort in discussing a societal idea about breaking gender stereotypes

Pravalika Balajivaishnavi, Perspectives Reporter December 4, 2020

Warning: Spoilers ahead.  “She’s the Man,” an American sports comedy flick from 2006, makes a good effort in showing a movie about breaking gender stereotypes. The movie's central theme is a...

Taking the time to reflect on what to be grateful for

Olivia Gaziano :  As we all know, Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Now it may look different for us this year, but we just wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we're thankful for and how we...

COVID-19 cases are rising, so doctors and scientists are discovering new solutions.

COVID-19 cases increase, our actions continue to impact other people

Emily Veenstra, Spotlight Reporter November 20, 2020

As someone working during the pandemic, I have had to remind countless amounts of people of social distance and wear their masks for the safety of others. People are tired of the pandemic, but we have...

The ICE detention system endangers human lives and are comparable to concentration camps.

The Stampede teaser: ICE detention centers: America’s 21st century concentration camps

Sofia Jubraj, Perspectives Reporter November 13, 2020

As a first-generation American, I’ve always had the experience of two different worlds. The culture of my mother’s native country and the culture that surrounds me today in the United States. In schools,...

Kamala Harris makes history as the first female and women of color as Vice President.

Kamala Harris leading our country gives me hope as she paves the way for an equal future

Katrina Viloria, Perspectives Editor November 12, 2020

Joe Biden was elected to be the 46th president of the United States on Nov. 7. When the news that he had been projected to win the election arrived, crowds of people filled their streets and cities with...

The last presidential debate was held last Thursday. The topics included COVID-19, American families, race in the U.S., climate change, national security, and leadership.

Biden’s performance in the final 2020 presidential debate solidifies his growing support from voters

Pravalika Balajivaishnavi, Perspectives Reporter October 29, 2020

Presidential debates are key parts in affecting the voting numbers, and the final 2020 presidential debate affects the overall election. This debate allowed voters to understand the candidates' character...

In many Netflix movies, there is unfortunately a lack of representation in the films.

Diverse shows struggle to keep their spots on Netflix

Bela Sanchez, Perspectives Reporter October 28, 2020

“I Am Not Okay With This,” “The Society,” and “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” are all Netflix original series that have made it onto the Top 10 in the U.S. Today’s list on the popular...

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