Kanye Returns: A Donda review
BY ADDISON ROBERTS In “Donda,” Kanye West comes back with full force.  “Donda” is Kanye’s first full-length album since 2016’s “The Life of Pablo” and a lot has happened to the artist in the meantime, including a separation from his wife Kim Kardashian and a rebirth in his identity... Read more
The Quiver: The Case of the Missing Table
BY ADDISON ROBERTS & OLIVIA GIL Shielded by a canopy of trees, there once stood a lone red table between the courtyard and cafeteria of Cooper City High School (CCHS) and marked the centerpiece of an open grassy walking area. With it’s shady setting and central location, it served... Read more
Finally reopening: Activities we missed during COVID-19
BY JENNA HEDRICK     As COVID-19 continues to get in the way, people are looking for a way out, for freedom and liberation. COVID-19 often brings to mind masks and social distancing, but covering half of one’s face and staying away from others will no longer be a problem once... Read more
Extending the school year: A proposition to increase free public education
BY LUCIA CORREA Through the American Families Plan, President Joe Biden plans on increasing free public education from 12 years to 16. Although it was first discussed around 2015, when Biden was vice president, it has yet to come true.  Revisited on May 3, in a speech at Tidewater... Read more
BY KAYLA GATES As society enters the post-pandemic era, the working world is once again at the forefront. As establishments suffer from employee shortages, more teenagers are seeking jobs in the community. CCHS students are among those contributing to a teen job surge. As high school students, many teenagers... Read more
Boba tea, coffee and waffles: Gong Cha Pembroke Pines opens for business
BY KAMDYN ROHER The bubble tea phenomenon has taken over South Florida by storm, with new restaurants and cafes opening left and right. While they all carry the same general assortment of teas and milk teas with or without boba, some establishments really elevate the experience to the next... Read more
A Marvel Cinematic Universe thrill: A review of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”
BY NINA RAMIREZ On April 23, the sixth and final episode of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” aired on Disney+, concluding yet another amazing Marvel series. It received an abundant amount of positive reviews from critics and director Kari Skogland was able to create a creative plot with intriguing... Read more
Have no fear, Taylor is here: A review of “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”
BY ARIELLE KRAUS It’s 2008. You’re driving with your friends while blasting and singing along to Taylor Swift’s latest hit song, “Love Story.” Now, it’s 2021 and yet you’re doing the exact same thing. How did this happen? How did Swift’s masterpiece of an album, “Fearless,” make a comeback... Read more
A clash of titans: A review of the latest film “Godzilla vs. Kong” review
BY ADDISON ROBERTS The latest installment of the MonsterVerse sees two of film’s most iconic beasts, Godzilla and King Kong, squaring off. Although the two titans have squared off previously in the 60s, their clash in the new film “Godzilla vs. Kong” has been met with fervent anticipation. The... Read more
Generational throwdown: The widening gap between Gen-Zers and Millennials
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ They may all look young and technologically adept, but when it comes down to it, Millennials and members of Generation Z—also known as Gen Z—might as well be from two different planets. Despite not having exact cutoff years, with 1994 to 1997 babies in a gray... Read more