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How to Stay Busy When You’re Stuck at Home

Maggie Piercy May 6, 2020

For the past few weeks we have been stuck at home but still (hopefully) staying busy with school. Now, with the year dwindling down and a whole summer ahead of us, we are still stuck at home, now with...

A Definitive Ranking of Every Sitcom

Maggie Piercy, Co-Editor January 28, 2020

I have watched a lot of sitcoms in my 17 years. Probably too many. But now I can finally put that knowledge to good use. Here is a ranking of every sitcom that I have watched from worst to best, no spoilers...


What a Joker!

Bronwen Deckard, Reporter October 30, 2019

Joker Movie Review Spoiler free The ‘Joker’ movie is dark yet beautiful. It takes you through Arthur Fleck’s journey of transformation as played by Joaquin Phoenix. Fleck goes from working as...

Broforce – A fun spoof on 80’s – 90’s action cinema

Mulia Hermudia, Multimedia editor September 5, 2018
Mulia covers a 2015 cult-classic platformer.
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Papers, Please – A Video Game Review

Mulia Hermudia, Reporter May 17, 2018
In our first video game review, we will be taking a look at the dystopian puzzle Papers Please.

Video Game Culture at North

Mulia Hermudia, Reporter May 9, 2018

Bloomington North is a very diverse school in many ways. From ethnicities, to families, to nationalities, North students are a diverse crowd, even with video games. Personally, I have played video games...

Ryan Eller acts as the ref during Ostlund and Barkers faux boxing match

Living Statues 2017

September 27, 2017

On Sept. 16 and Sept. 23, students from the North Advanced Acting and Theater Production classes, taught by Grant Steckbeck, displayed their Acting Skills at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market during...


Glass Castle is not good, it’s Exceptional

Mulia Hermudia, Reporter September 21, 2017

With The Glass Castle movie being on the screens of many theaters all around the world, let’s take a look at the memoir that the English department has forced us Sophomores to read; the 2005 memoir The...



Rushtri Chatterjea, Cartoonist September 14, 2017

A Jump To The Past: A Recreation of Rocky Horror

CC Burton, Reporter November 4, 2016

The recreation of the unaccredited movie of its time, “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” has captivated our attention this time around. With new actors, singers, dancers and scenes, this film attempts...

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