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How to prepare to watch Avengers: Endgame (aka the biggest movie of 2019)

How to prepare to watch Avengers: Endgame (aka the biggest movie of 2019)

Nadaja Burnett-Pierre, Arts & Entertainment Managing Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Okay, listen. Avengers: Endgame opens everywhere tonight at midnight and is going to be be one of the biggest movies of the year. If it's anything like Infinity War, it’s going to break hearts, pockets and a bunch of records. Now the Marvel Cinematic Universe has quite a lot of movies (22 to be exact...

Things I ALWAYS hear while wearing my hijab

Things I ALWAYS hear while wearing my hijab

Sana Khan

April 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

“You’re in America, you know you don’t have to wear that right?” “Aren’t you hot in that?” “Can you just show me what your hair looks like?” “Does your dad force you to wear that?” “Do you shower with that on?” "Do you sleep with that on?" “You look so much pretti...

So you got into college. Now what?

So you got into college. Now what?

Jubilee Robinson, Associate Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

It's spring--the birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and college acceptance letters are trickling in. If you're anything like me, you assumed that getting into college was the hard part, so choosing should be easy! Sorry, sister, that's just not how it works. From understanding your acceptance...

Spring break gives students motivation to finish out year

Spring break gives students motivation to finish out year

Annie Riley and Taylor Dawson

April 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The start of the fourth quarter makes students antsy. The thought of the school year ending and summer adventures beginning is almost too much to handle. We lose all motivation to wake up for school and almost all work gets turned in late (if it gets done at all). We just can't get our minds off ...

Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Recap {SPOILER ALERT}

Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Recap {SPOILER ALERT}

Jamie Carmichael

April 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Game of Thrones fans waited a whole 525 days for the premiere of season 8, aka the very last season. It was not only amazing, but it was...well... yeah, amazing. Like most Game of Thrones fans last night (presumably) I was beyond elated once 9pm hit. After last season's series finale shocker that...

Winter is finally over, bringing so much to look forward to

Winter is finally over, bringing so much to look forward to

Taylor Dawson

April 4, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Winter is coming to an end and spring is upon us. The time we’ve all been waiting for... I know I’m not the only one who feels like winter is really draining--mentally, physically, and emotionally. There’s just something about the sun being out that radiates good vibes. Every winter, I’m ...

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina adds non-binary actor in trans role

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina adds non-binary actor in trans role

Charisse Warfield, Opinion Managing Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The new Netflix show, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, has already made a buzz around the world with a unique take on everyone's favorite childhood witch. But they just might have taken things a step further in making sure that they stand out. Hollywood is known for its tendency to have cisgendered...

Top five underrated black female artists

Top five underrated black female artists

Amelia Burton, Features Managing Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Even though Black History Month has ended, it's never too late to celebrate all the amazing black queens excelling in the music industry. Black women have to work twice as hard than any other group of women and, with that being said, get little to no recognition. Black women come in all sorts of shades, bu...

Steps to spice up any outfit for spring

Steps to spice up any outfit for spring

Amelia Burton, Features Managing Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and most importantly the school year is ENDING! We all know what that means: Spring is upon us. Spring is sprinting towards us after a long vacation away. So what better way to celebrate the arrival of warm weather than a new wardrobe? Grab some new dresses...

New Zealand makes sweeping stride in gun control; it’s time for America to do the same

New Zealand makes sweeping stride in gun control; it’s time for America to do the same

Jade Pinkowitz, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Editorials, Showcase

On Friday, March 15, tragedy struck New Zealand in the form of a mass shooting, where 50 Muslims lost their lives at mosques. Six days later, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced a ban on military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles. Six days later. New Zeala...

The real tea regarding Girl Scout Cookies

The real tea regarding Girl Scout Cookies

Jubilee Robinson, Associate Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Recently, The Current has published a so-called "ranking" of the best Girl Scout Cookies written by a self-proclaimed longtime Girl Scout (I would like to see some identification, but go off). It is evident that the author of said article either has faulty taste buds or a severe concussion which skewed th...

When should you get your prom dress?

When should you get your prom dress?

Nadaja Burnett-Pierre

March 20, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Prom season is almost upon us, which means a lot of empty stores and, as any high school girl can tell you, is a pretty big deal. Dressing formal and hanging out with your friends sounds fun, but the pressure to look amazing can be stressful. Like many people, I thought I would get my dress early...