Treat yourself: A list of the most anticipated books of 2021
BY KAMDYN ROHER From social issues to fantasy lands, books can be about just anything, transporting the reader someplace entirely different and picking new parts of their brain each time. People in the reading community constantly have one eye open for the year’s most interesting and anticipated releases from... Read more
The show must go on: Back-to-back bittersweet and awkward moments rule the night at the half-virtual 78th Golden Globes
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ Hollywood’s biggest stars made an appearance on the night of Sunday, February 28 for the annual Golden Globe Awards, an exclusive evening of recognition hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that was quite out of the ordinary this year. All the nominees marked their presence... Read more
The power of the people: “Judas and the Black Messiah” review
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH “I am a revolutionary” is not only a motto but a prophecy declared by the brothers and sisters of the historic Black Panther Party (BPP).  Debuting in theaters and on HBO Max, “Judas and the Black Messiah” is a historical, civil rights-themed drama about deputy chairman... Read more
Getting the recognition they deserve: An (official) unofficial list of the top five best books authored by Black Americans
BY KAMDYN ROHER With Black History Month coming to a close, it is imperative that Black authors get their well-deserved recognition every day of the year, not just during the month of February. Being exposed to different points of view is vital in becoming a well-rounded individual and these... Read more
Recapping “WandaVision”: Everything you need to know up until episode seven
BY ALYSSA KHAN COVID-19 has halted the filming of various movies and shows, with Marvel being one of many studios heavily affected. Fans have been anticipating anything Marvel-related to watch for the past year. At last, the long wait came to an end when the first Marvel Studios show,... Read more
A docu-series so bad, it’s criminal: Netflix’s “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel” disappoints
BY EMMA HUERTA With its realistic connections and suspenseful pace, the “true crime” genre pulls in attentive spectators far and wide. The enticing genre often features dramatizations, crime reenactments, witness and expert testimonials, speculations and, ultimately, shocking reveals.  Now, take all of these immersive qualities in true crime and... Read more
“To All The Boys: Always and Forever” marks the end of a rom-com era
BY KAREN SUROS Three years after the release of the first “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” movie, Netflix has released the third and final installation of the series: “To All The Boys: Always and Forever.” The end of her senior year prompts Lara Jean (Lana Condor) to... Read more
The Quiver: Pineapple pizza debate decided in court
BY ELENA ASHBURN The age-old debate is finally, and legally, over. On February 9, the Florida State Supreme Court ruled 4-3 in favor of Florida Constitutional Amendment 7, outlawing the sale of pizza with pineapple from any business that makes or sells food.  This pineapple pizza ban goes into... Read more
A heart-wrenching future classic: Review of Netflix’s film “Malcolm and Marie”
BY NINA RAMIREZ “Malcolm and Marie,” an utter masterpiece, joined the bountiful list of Netflix original films on February 5, 2021. The film is directed by the brilliant Sam Levinson, who also worked on the insanely popular series “Euphoria.” Beginning with the sole introduction, this work of art will... Read more
Pōku is perfect for poké: New poké restaurant opens up in Cooper City
BY KAREN SUROS Listen up, poké fanatics: there is a new spot in town. Pōku has opened up in the Cooper Square plaza, offering a unique poké bowl experience within a serene setting.  The restaurant offers a variety of options for customers ordering bowls. Chef bowls are handcrafted by... Read more