The Epitaph

Same genre, same culture, same upward trajectory for Migos

By Thomas Denome

February 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Thomas Denome

A lmost a year after their sophomore album, “Culture,” debuted to much acclaim, Migos, the Georgia-based hip-hop trio, released their latest album, “Culture II.” Becoming the subject of speculation inside of the rap community, the project was first teased in June 2017, with a handful of ...

A maniacal fall out of flavor

By Andrea Sun

February 5, 2018


Filed under Andrea Sun, Entertainment, Music

W hen I was in middle school, Fall Out Boy played constantly on the radio, making it almost impossible not to hear one song a day. I was more than okay with that. Songs like “Centuries” and “Uma Thurman” filled my earbuds and I loved listening to rock music, which contrasted my usual Taylor S...

The ultimate graphic novel recommendations

By Luka Maeda

January 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Luka Maeda

        “The New Ghost” by Robert Hunter Hues of blue plaster across every page, creating a captivating story that ripples through readers’ hearts “5,000 km per second”  by Manuele Fior Italian cartoonist Fior brilliantly uses watercolor to illust...

One Acts highlights

One Acts highlights

By Avalon Allen

January 26, 2018


Filed under Avalon Allen, Entertainment

School plays, particularly when left to the hands of inexperienced students, are prone to disaster. The theater department’s annual One Acts, a compilation of single sketches that are each directed by a different student, could very easily fall into this humiliating trap. Fortunately, this years didn...

2018 Oscar predictions

By Luka Maeda

January 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Luka Maeda, Movies

The 90th annual Academy Awards are coming up on March 4. For some, it’s another Hollywood gimmick to reel in viewers, and for others, it’s a show worth devoting their Sunday to. Either way, 2017 started off with a bang, thanks to popular movies like “Get Out” and “Split,” and ended on a s...

‘The Post’ lacks depth and candid perspective

By Claire Torii

January 13, 2018


Filed under Claire Torii, Entertainment, Movies

"The Post” is everything that we have seen in Steven Spielberg's previous works, however the film lacks a consistent theme. This film depicts when New York Times first got ahold of the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, assessments that would reveal an entire lineage of presidents that knew the war...

The newest addition to the boba community

The newest addition to the boba community

By Tara Sohal

January 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Tara Sohal

Surprise surprise, another shop was added to the chain of bubble tea establishments around the Silicon Valley. Mr. Green Bubble, a restaurant specializing in boba tea, held their soft opening on Dec. 1 in their location of the Westmoor Village Shopping Center. The interior of the cafe has a trendy environment w...

‘War & Leisure’ wins the battle

By Gianella Ordonez

December 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Gianella Ordonez, Music

M iguel, R&B/soul artist, has been under the radar since he released his last album, “Wildheart.” However, his newest work might propel him into the stardom he’s always deserved. Not only has Miguel resurrected the true meaning of R&B/soul music in “War & Leisure,” he has rejuven...

Tove Lo’s new album loses characteristic grit

Tove Lo’s new album loses characteristic grit

By Renee Wang

December 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Renee Wang

P erhaps most known for the explicit hit single “Habits (Stay High),” Swedish pop phenomenon Tove Lo is back with her third album, “Blue Lips,” which offers a new dimension to her previously raw and gritty tune. “Habits (Stay High),” with its surge in popularity, was forever etched into Lo’s musical iden...

‘Justice League’ heroically fails

‘Justice League’ heroically fails

By Andrea Sun

December 8, 2017


Filed under Andrea Sun, Entertainment, Movies

G oing into “Justice League,” I set my bar lower than I’ve ever set any of my previous movie expectations. Beforehand, I certainly felt that at least “Justice League” couldn’t reach as low as “Batman vs Superman.” Thankfully I was right. It was definitely more watchable, which is ass...

Students stick together with community artwork (SATIRE)

December 8, 2017


Filed under Allison Moore, Entertainment, On-Campus

A new beautification initiative has added color to HHS’ otherwise green and white visage. “Gum” covers the entirety of the HHS campus. The project, which encourages students to decorate their desks with chewing gum, has greatly improved campus moral. The gentle swirls of the gum on the des...

Newest movie is truly a ‘Wonder’

Newest movie is truly a ‘Wonder’

By Tara Sohal

December 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Tara Sohal

A few months back, I stumbled upon a random movie trailer on Instagram as most of us do. After finding myself an emotional mess from only watching the trailer, I knew I had to see the full film. “Wonder”, released on Nov. 17, bases its story on a boy named Auggie Pullman, played by Jacob Tremb...