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Your World. Your Stories. Everyday.

METEA MEDIA

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina

Ven is the Multimedia editor, and this is his senior year at Metea. He loves movies, music, and anything that tells a great story. In his natural habitat, he can be found intently homeworking, randomly ranting, spending time with friends, and doing other things people do.

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New Psychology Club unites student interests

New Psychology Club unites student interests

Four Metea students started a Psychology Club which meets every other Thursday in the large forum room. The newly established Psychology Club had their first meeting on Feb. 8. The founders worked...

BoJack Horseman, since the show’s beginning, has led fans into many arguments over his morality and what it means for our real Hollywood stars.

Bojack Horseman: Humanity’s biggest moral mystery

On paper, The story of a drunk anthropomorphic horse dealing with life’s traumas in a corny sitcom shouldn’t work. Yet, Bojack is a better reflection of intrusive thoughts, identity crises, and mental...

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 10

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 10

In this episode, seniors Tanay and Ven revive the B&G experience by discussing AI's potential effects on identity crime, arguing over what makes separates fantastic movies from cash-grabs, and...

Hollywoods writer strikes come to a close

Hollywood’s writer strikes come to a close

 In this episode, Ven and Mansi break down what caused the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes to stir in the first place, and how the tentative new deal addresses those concerns. Headlines Hiatus is an...

Mustangs celebrate Diwali by showcasing their traditional attire

Mustangs celebrate Diwali by showcasing their traditional attire

Diwali is celebrated by a variety of Mustangs, so the Stampede interviewed several students to ask why they dress up for Diwali and what the holiday means to them.
The first homecoming week assembly cheers up Metea students.

[Photo] Mustangs showcase their school spirit in the first Homecoming assembly

The Stampede Photographers
September 27, 2023

The first homecoming week assembly cheers up Metea students.

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 9

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 9

In this episode, seniors Christina and Ayaana reminisce on their experiences at Metea before giving parting advice to Tanay, Ven, and underclassmen in general for the future.

[Video] Breath of the Wild remains timeless

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives/Spotlight Reporter
May 30, 2023

A look back at one of the most influential video games in recent times.

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 8

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 8

    In this episode, Ven, Tanay, and Ayaana discuss the role of artificial intelligence in peoples' social lives moving forward.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a celebration of a franchise millions of people love, and more people should acknowledge that

‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ is fan-service at its finest

Imagine sitting down with friends in a movie theater right before the trailers play. Looking around, there are kids running around in the back rows, parents with smiles on their faces, an old man patiently...

While the school bathroom situation is messy, there are efforts being made to improve the conditions.

Administrators encourage students to use bathrooms responsibly

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Spotlight/Perspective Reporter
April 21, 2023

Vandalism, vaping, substance use, graffiti and garbage are among the most common incidents in school bathrooms. Mischievous students even worked around vape detectors installed in some schools. Trash being...

From Starlord’s mask to Yondu’s arrow, the world design of “Guardians of the Galaxy” is scrappy and inventive.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ delivers humor with a purpose

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
April 10, 2023

It takes a specific mix of ingredients to create something as idiosyncratic as “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Not a lot of movies can confidently have their main character in a leather jacket dancing to...

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 7

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 7

In this episode, Ven and Tanay discuss the role of objectivity in film and art.

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 6

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 6

In this episode, Ven, Tanay, Ayaana, and Isaac discuss standardized testing. Corrections: Ven claims that this is Episode 8 of the Black and Gold podcast. It is Episode 6, not Episode 8.

Marvel loses its characters while trying to set up higher stakes.

‘Quantumania’ is modern Marvel in every way, and that is not a good thing

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
February 27, 2023

Marvel has climbed the highest mountain there is with the “infinity saga”, a collection of consistently good to excellent films that ended with “Avengers Endgame.” Since reaching its peak, it seems...

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 5

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 5

In this episode, Ven, Tanay, and Ayaana talk about upcoming movies!

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 4

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 4

In this episode, Ven, Tanay, and Ayaana discuss AI Seinfeld, Valentines Day, and privacy concerns in Big Tech.

As Artificial Intelligence technologies become smarter, more repercussions become possible.

Artificial Intelligence writes unreliable articles for CNET

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives/Spotlight Reporter
February 7, 2023

News outlet Computer Network (CNET) discovers mistakes in many of its stories that were written by AI.  CNET has been silently using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to write dozens of its stories. These...

M&Ms are small chocolates covered in a sugar coated shell, which prevents them from melting in warmer temperatures.

M&Ms go ‘woke’

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
February 6, 2023

M&M's 'spokes candies' are being replaced by actress Maya Rudolph as the brand’s mascot.  Either this is a major change for the brand or a contrived publicity stunt prior to the Super Bowl.  M&M...

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 3

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 3

 In this episode, Ven, Tanay, and Ayaana discuss ChatGPT, award-winning movies, and the return of Mustang 30.

Netflix will stream the SAG Awards and Chris Rock’s next comedy special live.

Netflix continues to experiment, now with live streaming

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
January 27, 2023

On Feb. 26, Netflix will live stream The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on its YouTube Channel, and starting 2024, on Netflix.  As part of a multi-year deal, Netflix is partnering with The Screen...

Glass Onion was a song by The Beatles that mocked people who read into song lyrics too much. Since, it has become a metaphor for something that is both layered and transparent.

‘Glass Onion’ is playfully smart

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
January 20, 2023

"Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" is a rendipitous deconstruction of the wealthy that is more relevant to current society than ever. Disguised as a murder mystery, the film explores greed and oblivion...

Avatar is visually stunning, if not structurally simple.

‘Avatar: The Way Of Water’ looks great bro

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
January 13, 2023

Avatar: The Way Of Water does not have the cleanest plot or the smartest script, and from a film standpoint it is somewhat mediocre, yet it does not feel that way. The first Avatar movie was groundbreaking...

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 2

Black and Gold Podcast Episode 2

In this episode, Ven, Tanay, Ayaana, and Isaac discuss the aftermath of Covid-19, finals week, Will Smith's new film Emancipation, and Netflix Games.

Black and Gold podcast: Episode 1

Black and Gold podcast: Episode 1

In this episode, Ven, Tanay, Ayaana, and Ollie discuss streaming service price hikes, the Mario movie's second trailer, and hot chocolate in December.  

 Cassian Andor is a less fortunate protagonist that introduces moral ambiguity to the Star Wars universe.

Andor proves that Star Wars is more than just the Skywalker Saga

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
December 9, 2022

Andor tells the story of a grand empire with a fascist regime that spans a galaxy far far away. This is what Star Wars has always been, of course: a tale of heroes standing up to a tyrannical empire. But...

Stir fry noodles are made on the spot.

Metea’s cafeteria food diversifies

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
November 18, 2022

Back in middle school, I remember wanting to try school lunch because I have always brought my own food to the cafeteria. I was attracted to the smell of hot cheese pizza or the soft touch of a custom-wrapped...

Nothing’s current products do not live up to the company’s promise of revolutionary innovation.

Nothing built a lot of hype for nothing

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
November 11, 2022

Carl Pei, the co-founder of OnePlus, left the company in Oct. 2020 to launch a new startup with the goal of making technology products that will not get in the way of our lives. Their argument was that...

Ads are the go-to support for modern streaming services.

Netflix launches a cheaper tier with ads

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
November 3, 2022

Netflix is launching a Basic with Ads tier on Nov. 3, 2022. This new plan will be the cheapest of Netflix’s offerings at $6.99 a month, but it will also introduce advertisements to a streaming service...

Mushroom Kingdom, here comes Chris Pratt

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
October 13, 2022

The reveal of the star-studded cast of the upcoming animated Mario Movie in Sept. 2021 left its mark on the internet. The thought of Chris Pratt voicing Mario and Jack Black as Bowser was incomprehensible...

What is the reward of leaking content?

Leaking content online benefits no one

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
September 30, 2022

Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6) is a highly anticipated video game that is not releasing for at least another two years, yet the game was leaked online with 90 clips of gameplay on Sept. 18. This is one of...

There is a clear difference in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight in standard mode compared to filmmaker mode.

Modern TVs are messing with your movies

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Opinions Reporter
September 23, 2022

Modern TVs have a lot of bells and whistles like vibrant colors, HDR enhancements, and buttery-smooth 120hz panels. While these high-end features may be eye-catching at a store such as Best Buy, they can...

Apps are clawing for your attention.

Apps have become too good at their jobs

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
September 9, 2022

Whatsapp is adding the option to buy groceries through the app in India. Facebook, now Meta, CEO Mark Zuckerburg aims to turn Whatsapp into a Wechat, which is a super-app that has multiple functions. This...

Netflix releases a catalog of games included with the subscription.

Yes, Netflix has games and some of them are genuinely good

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
August 30, 2022

You see the cell-shaded water slowly swathe the sand on the beach, as the sunset casts an orange glow on the scene. A mysterious woman that seems to know you, is sitting beside you, while the tranquil...

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