The Review

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

A Netflix original show based on a 1975 sitcom,

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017

"One Day at a Time," a Netflix original series based on the 1975 show of the same name, tells the story of the Cuban-American Alvarez family. The show features typical family-based sitcom themes while also exploring the cultural values of the Alvarez's.

Looking Up: Space is hard

The sunshield of the James Webb space telescope undergoes testing in California.

Aileen Zhang, Design staff

February 13, 2017

In this first installment of senior Aileen Zhang's science column, she discusses the dangers of studying space, even from afar.

Why I joined the Women’s March

Sophie Gillard attended the Women's March on Austin on Jan. 21.

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Thousands of protesters joined the Women's March in Washington, D.C. and its many nationwide sister marches on Jan. 21. Sophomore Sophie Gillard discusses why she marched.

There’s nothing healthy about Musical.ly culture

Natasha Faruqui, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Musical.ly culture has promoted narcissism, bullying and objectification to ten-year-olds and adults alike. It has to stop.

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor

January 18, 2017

Movie musical "La La Land" transports audiences back in time with its jazzy soundtrack and Classic Hollywood glamour.

Under Review: “Black Mirror” gives dark but accurate social commentary

Many episodes of the sci-fi show

Kate Habich, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

The British anthology show continues to fascinate viewers in its third season with futuristic technology that reveal truths about our modern life.

Under Review: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” turns characters upside down

Sophie Caldwell, Staff Writer

January 3, 2017

The long-awaited revival "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" did not live up to the high standards set by the original beloved comfort show.

What a Fool Believes: The ultimate 2016 playlist

John Kennedy, Music Columnist

December 28, 2016

Senior John Kennedy reflects on the best of the 2016 music scene.

Host family life: Thanksgiving from a different perspective

Barbara, left, and Sophia attended a performance of

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

What's Thanksgiving like to someone who didn't grow up celebrating the holiday? Sophia Kontos shares her experiences with foreign exchange student Barbara.

Host family life: FAQ’s

Barbara, left, and Sophia stand on the Great Lawn.

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Even almost halfway through the school year, some people still aren't completely sure exactly where exchange student Barbara is from.

Host family life: Kinkaid Week with Barbara

Barbara and sophomore Sara Lichtarge enjoy the homecoming football game.

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016

Kinkaid Week is full of traditions that can seem bizarre to newcomers. Host sister Sophia Kontos describes her week with exchange student Barbara.

Young Political Organization speaks on the 2016 presidential election

November 8, 2016

In this audio Q&A, YPO board members talk about which candidates and policies they support in the presidential election.

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