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“The Queen’s Gambit” follows chess prodigy, Beth Harmon, on her journey to become the top chess player in the world while struggling with addiction.


Anna Blumenthal, Entertainment Editor
December 1, 2020
After 1,000 first dates on a dating app Nick still hasn’t found the perfect one. He hires Susan as his lawyer to sue the dating company. Will he find love in the end or a pile of bills and a lonely heart?

1,000 dates to find the one

Madelyn Christiansen, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2020
Lil Uzi Vert and Future have teased their collaboration album for a few months now, dubbing themselves with the nicknames “Pluto” for Future and “Baby Pluto” for Uzi. Future has been a part of Uzi’s career for a while, even featuring on Uzi’s second studio mixtape titled “The Perfect LUV Tape.”

Future and Uzi take a trip to Pluto

Carson Fox, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020
Bole and Rial have a new house but are scared to go back to the real world.

The weird house

Bailey Vincent, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020
I had high expectations for Doughmaha, but the prices were too high for the quality of food and the small portion sizes. The most disappointing dish was the Dough/Ice Cream Combo.

Doughmaha disappoints

Evan Vaslow, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2020
New netflix show “Dash and Lily” is an outstanding rendition of the book and a quick series to watch over the holiday season.

Not your average cheesy Christmas rom-com

Shelby OMara, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2020
“Cyr” will be The Smashing Pumpkins’ first studio production since 2018’s “Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/ LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.” The cover art of that LP and “Cyr” are similar in style.

A legendary band returns

Jonathan Jimenez, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Netflix’s new Christmas rom-com “Holidate” is sure to make you laugh, but maybe not in a good way. While it features many popular faces, it definitely isn’t a top pick for me. 3/5 stars.

Don’t make a date for this one

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2020
Netflix releases new Christmas movie starring Kat Graham and Alexander Ludwig

Operation: drop this movie

Jenna Reynolds, Features Editor
November 11, 2020
“After We Collided” starring Josephine Langford and Hero Tiffin released on October 23rd, 2020

Love is all around

Mila Dell Apa, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2020
Ariana Grande strikes a pose for her latest album “Positions.” Through many killer songs, the album showcases the confident and intimate side of  Ariana.

In a position of power

Emma Baker, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
November 5, 2020
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