Maddie Carpenter Staff Writer On March 14, 2021, Trevor Noah of “The Daily Show” hosted the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The 63rd annual ceremony featured performances from Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, and other A-list artists. The four “big” award categories - album of the year, song of the year, best new artist, … Continue reading Rundown of the 2021 Grammy Awards
Jack Kelleher Staff Writer As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, some changes will have to be made to make celebrations fit pandemic safety guidelines. St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated through activities with friends and family, such as parties, festivals, or eating at Irish restaurants. Because these activities are restricted due to COVID-19, Freeman students have … Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Home
Kristina Kang Staff Writer Water. Earth. Fire. Air. Just by hearing these four words, odds are you know what I’m talking about: the intro to the animated series "Avatar: The Last Airbender." The "Avatar" series is set in a world pulling influences from Asian and Indigenous culture. The characters can manipulate one of the four … Continue reading “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Studios
Daisy Fuller Staff Writer On October 30, pop artist Ariana Grande released her sixth studio album “Positions.” This record followed the success of her hit album “thank u next,” topping national and global charts. The album features many notable artists such as Doja Cat, The Weeknd, and Ty Dolla $ign. Grande’s fall release became an … Continue reading “Positions (Deluxe)”: A Hit or a Miss?
Emma Ridolphi Staff Writer 2020 was different to say the least, but 2021 is shaping up to be just as different. Many students went back into quarantine. With little left to do, Freeman students have turned to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu for comfort during these difficult times. Animated shows have been popular among … Continue reading The Rise of Quarantine Streaming
Kieran Wall Staff Writer It is no question that the COVID-19 quarantine has profoundly altered the landscape of entertainment in the United States and around the world. With film and television unable to shoot content, and theatres unable to show it, many traditional avenues of mass media have taken big hits as a result of … Continue reading The Quarantine Podcast Boom
Isabelle Hevron Staff Writer "Stranger Things," the Netflix original series that has grossed $378 million dollars and 40.7 million streams, resumed shooting its fourth season this fall. The crew originally planned to film much earlier, but COVID-19 interrupted the production. However, "Stranger Things" has been able to safely resume filming, and the show’s fourth season … Continue reading Anticipation for “Stranger Things” Season Four
Sydney Tyler Staff Writer Just 6 months after the release of her record-selling album, “folklore,” on December 11, 2020, Taylor Swift released her latest album, “evermore,” to national streaming platforms, allowing Swift to take a new step in her career. Before the release, Taylor stated on Instagram, “In the past I’ve always treated albums as … Continue reading For “evermore”?
Keya Pokhriyal Opinions Editor What is your favorite thing to do during the winter? A) Sitting by the fire and watching Hallmark movies B) Going skiing C) Shopping the holiday sales D) Escaping the cold and vacationing somewhere warm 2. What is your favorite city in the U.S.? A) Richmond, Virginia—home sweet home! B) Denver, … Continue reading Which Winter Drink are You?
Katherine Hynes Staff Writer Which of the following activities would you most enjoy in your free time? A) Skydiving B) Watching a new film on Netflix C) Hiking D) Going to target "just to look" 2. What is your favorite genre of music? A) Rap B) Indie C) Rock D) Pop 3. How would you … Continue reading Which 2020 Trend are You?