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“Mother Nature” Hits the Big Screen

“Mother Nature” Hits the Big Screen

Alyssa Martin, Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

Paramount’s latest movie, “Mother!,” portrays a couple’s relationship that is tested by unwelcomed  guests who slowly invade their tranquil home. The horror film does not only scare the audience through creepy noises, blood, and character surprises, but through its message as well. Darren...

The Solar Eclipse Leaves the Nation in Awe

The Solar Eclipse Leaves the Nation in Awe

Leah Frain, Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Current News, Trending Now

On August 21, 2017, Americans all around the country experienced a rare phenomenon: a total solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon crosses between the sun and earth, producing a shadow on certain parts of the world. Eclipses that reach totality are among the rarest kind and produce excitement...

The Continuing Saga of Colin Kaepernick

The Continuing Saga of Colin Kaepernick

Paul Coburn, Sports Editor, Writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Trending Now

Although Colin Kaepernick sat down for the National Anthem to create awareness for justice in today’s society over a year ago, he is still making headlines. Though, this time, he has other athletes publicly supporting him and what he stands for. Notable names that are in favor of Kaepernick’s...

Taylor Swift: Back with a Bad Reputation

Taylor Swift: Back with a Bad Reputation

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief/Pop Culture Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

Taylor Swift is back with brand new music, and this time, she has a bad reputation. On Friday, August 25, Swift dropped her first single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” off her upcoming sixth studio album. The new album, titled “Reputation,” is set to be released on November 10, and Swift’s...

Meet Your Class of 2018 Senior Officers!

Meet Your Class of 2018 Senior Officers!

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief/Pop Culture Editor

June 12, 2017


Filed under Humans of SJV, Trending Now

The time has come to once again elect new student council officers at Saint John Vianney High School who will be responsible for organizing many special events throughout the school year. This year, the incoming seniors, the Class of 2018, have chosen Ashleigh Morrisey, Michael Mugno, Antonia Pacillo,...

Congratulations to the SJV Class of 2017!

Congratulations to the SJV Class of 2017!

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief/Pop Culture Editor

June 8, 2017


Filed under School News, Trending Now

This past Saturday, 261 seniors at Saint John Vianney High School wearing white and yellow caps and gowns entered the Robert J. Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College and left as high school graduates. Over the course of the students’ four short years as students at SJV, these remarkable young...

The Benefits of Block Scheduling

The Benefits of Block Scheduling

Alexis Santoro, Managing Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Trending Now

Block scheduling, a method that many high schools have recently opted to integrate into the format of their scheduling, has proven to be beneficial in many different ways.  It has not only impacted classrooms from an educational standpoint, but from a student development standpoint as well. Saint John ...

Beauty and the Beast: A Disney Remake Done Right

Beauty and the Beast: A Disney Remake Done Right

Madalyn Johnson, Writer

May 28, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

Disney’s release of a live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast is a pretty risky move given the success of the original animated film that was released in 1991. But who better than Disney to take that risk? The company has proved themselves worthy of bringing classics closer to reality on film o...

The Big “Why” of 13 Reasons

The Big “Why” of 13 Reasons

Christina McLaughlin, Managing Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

If you were like me, you sat down on your couch and binge watched 13 Reasons Why when it’s first season was released on Netflix on March 31. This adaptation of the book of the same name written by Jay Asher was, to say the least, a slightly bitter taste of reality that not many viewers were prepared...

Miley Cyrus Returns to Her Roots with “Malibu”

Miley Cyrus Returns to Her Roots with “Malibu”

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief/Pop Culture Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

The 24-year-old former Disney Channel star has chosen to put down the foam finger and teddy bears in favor of a more laid-back look that is reminiscent of her country origins to begin her new era of music. With the release of her brand new single, “Malibu,” off of her upcoming sixth studio album,...

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