The powerful message, disappointing acts, and heartfelt reunions of the VMAs

Shining lights, A-list celebrities, and blasting music were all a part of The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards that were held on August 27 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, honoring music videos released between June 25, 2016, and June 23, 2017. It was hosted by Katy Perry. Logic brought his powerful message of suicide … More The powerful message, disappointing acts, and heartfelt reunions of the VMAs

Plus Ultra! My Hero Academia is Taking Over

In a world where everyone has a superpower, has being extraordinary… become normal? The hit new series My Hero Academia features a universe where 80% of the population possesses a “Quirk.” Ranging from control over fire to frog-like characteristics, having unusual abilities is considered normal. Occupations specifically for those with Quirks have even opened up, … More Plus Ultra! My Hero Academia is Taking Over

Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

In contrast to previous years’ Oscars, this year moviegoers are rejoicing for the large growth in black nominees after a 2 year drought known as #OscarsSoWhite. The past two years the Oscars have been on the receiving line of discontent with their choices of nominees, who have been prominently white. A “drought”, as some people … More Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

The 2017 Oscar Line-Up is sure to please viewers

For the 89th Academy Awards (which took place on Sunday, February 26), a fantastic array of nominees set the stage for twenty-first century cinematography, offering no shortage of politically impactful and creative content. Who will win for each category this year? The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards always give those seeking early answers good insights. According … More The 2017 Oscar Line-Up is sure to please viewers

SLV’s First Jazz Band is Off and Running Strong

After years of SLVHS lacking a widely diverse music program, music director Dan Lingenfelter decided enough was enough, and has created our school’s very first jazz band in order to challenge the musically talented at SLVHS. The members of the band include: Jordan Y. playing flute and piano, Jarod R. on flute and tenor saxophone, … More SLV’s First Jazz Band is Off and Running Strong

New policy and scheduling of this year’s after school drama program

For theater in the coming school year at SLVHS, “Grease is the word.” On a busy Friday morning, Will Guilford, high school drama director, was thrilled to announce that the spring show for the 2016- 17 school year will be the popular musical “Grease”. Information regarding auditions for “Grease” will be available later this year … More New policy and scheduling of this year’s after school drama program

Legendary video game, “Doom,” released on May 13, continues saga

Doom. Just the name brings to mind the ultimate nerd success story- a passion project made by geeks, for geeks. Doom was a technically mind blowing game, an unreplicatable mix of fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and action, and a love letter to the culture of early 90s. Doom is an eternal legend. Doom is an untouchable … More Legendary video game, “Doom,” released on May 13, continues saga