The Review

The year in review: accolades and new editors

While in Washington D.C. for the NSPA convention in November, Review editors visited the Newseum for the last time before it closed in December.


May 14, 2020

Despite working remotely for two months due to COVID-19, The Review has accumulated a large number of awards this year through multiple organizations.

The Review named finalist for Pacemaker award

The Review was named a Pacemaker award finalist for the third time since 2015 and the second year in a row.

Laney Chang and Fareen Dhuka

September 11, 2019

The Review was named a Pacemaker award finalist for the third time since 2015 and the second year in a row.

Family business: growing The Review Online

The editors of The Review Online

Ryan Chang and Sophia Kontos

May 24, 2019

Online Editors-in-Chief Ryan Chang and Sophia Kontos reflect on their time with The Review.

Rahul’s Restaurant Review: Verandah

Bowls of butter chicken and garlic naan were served as the main dish.

Rahul Rupani, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Sophomore Rahul Rupani shares his opinions on the restaurant Verandah.

The Review wins numerous Quill and Scroll awards, sweeps Single Episode Podcasts

Pod on the Quad: the Pannill Panel won first place in the Audio Podcast: Single Episode category for the Quill and Scroll awards!

Ryan Chang, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

The Review won second place overall for Writing Excellence, swept the Audio Podcast: Single Episode category and was named the Sweepstakes Winner in the Political Writing category.

Make Up Your Mind: Haley Heyndrickx’s “I Need to Start a Garden”

Haley Heyndrickx’s

Sophia Kontos, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

Online Editor-in-Chief Sophia Kontos reviews Haley Heyndrickx’s album "I Need to Start a Garden".

CineMaierson: Into the Maier-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse celebrates the iconic character's rich history, telling a compelling and faithful narrative sure to please longtime fans and newcomers to superhero media.

Eli Maierson, Ryan Chang, Sophia Kontos, and Gray Watson

January 6, 2019

In this special edition of CineMaierson, Eli joins several guest writers to review Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Under Review: Searching

Nina Varma, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

"Searching" employs unique cinematography and story structure in a thought-provoking thriller.

CineMaierson: “Ocean’s 8” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor

July 7, 2018

Eli Maierson's column continues in his review of "Ocean's 8."

CineMaierson: “Incredibles 2” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor

June 28, 2018

In the debut of his movie review column, Eli Maierson discusses "Incredibles 2" and its allegory to the legalization of gay marriage.

“Love, Simon” provides relatable, crucial story for LGBTQ+ teens

Abigail Poag and Tyler King

April 5, 2018

Greg Berlanti's "Love, Simon" is an emotional, touching film that gives LGBTQ+ youth a relatable protagonist they can root for.

Under Review: Justice League

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

December 4, 2017

DC's "Justice League" tries to compete with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the characters and action falls short.

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