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Hulu: The Superior Underdog of Streaming Service

Hulu: The Superior Underdog of Streaming Service

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


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The high school experience can be extremely stressful for many students, creating many vices for students to eliminate stress with, one of the most popular being streaming movies and TV shows over the internet. High school students are very familiar with the streaming service Netflix. As the global...

Ready Player One: A New Experience

Ready Player One: A New Experience

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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From the famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes a new sci fi movie, Ready Player One. Adapted from the book of the same name by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One is the story of a young hero Wade Watts, who is on a journey to find the digital Easter egg in the world of OASIS. Spielberg's adaptation is not...

Pacific Rim Uprising: A Fun Watch

Pacific Rim Uprising: A Fun Watch

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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Pacific Rim Uprising, a follow-up to 2013's Pacific Rim, is a hit or miss. There was a lot of hype behind this sequel, but it didn't deliver.  This movie had high expectations, which may be why it received so much hate from fans and critics alike. With giant robots fighting giant monsters, it seem...

Fortnite is Taking Over Freedom

Fortnite is Taking Over Freedom

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Plenty of students have seen this, all-so-familiar image (pictured above) posted to hundreds of snapchat stories by fellow students and friends. But what exactly does this mean and why is it taking over social media? Fortnite is a free-to-play multiplayer battle royale video game on Xbox, PlayStation,...

The 15:17 to Paris: A True Story

The 15:17 to Paris: A True Story

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


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 The 15:17 to Paris is a movie based on a true story about three young Americans traveling through Europe, who prevented a terrorist attack aboard Thalys train #9364 headed to Paris. Directed by renowned Clint Eastwood, the film's storytelling was not his best. The actual event occured August 21, 2015...

Fast Food Frenzie

Fast Food Frenzie

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Whether it’s before school for breakfast or after practice, Freedom High School students commonly eat at fast food restaurants. While it’s unclear what the true definition of a fast food restaurant is, they can range from drive-through options to food that is made in front of customers.   Many...

Vocal Department Introduces the Singing Games

Vocal Department Introduces the Singing Games

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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This school year, Freedom High School’s vocal department explored new ways to encourage more students to join chorus or musical theater. Chorus teacher Ms. White invented the Singing Games. The Singing Games is an incentivized competition among Ms. White’s students to recruit new chorus members. “We...

Reviewing Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Reviewing Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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The Maze Runner series returns with its epic final installment Maze Runner: The Death Cure, directed by Wes Ball. Thomas and the gang are back and are ready to take their biggest challenge yet. Since this is the last movie in the saga, the fans of the series are extremely excited. "I loved the last tw...

The Most Controversial Books in Public Schools

The Most Controversial Books in Public Schools

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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It may seem strange that timeless literary classics could face such harsh condemnation and backlash. Books are often censored in public schools due to objectionable content, such as explicit language, or religious or political opinions. Actions taken towards ban certain books have sparked nationwide...

The Commuter: Off the Rails

The Commuter: Off the Rails

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Liam Neeson returns to action flicks with his new movie The Commuter, filled with fights, mysteries and thrills. With this new film, Neeson is Michael, an insurance salesman, whose daily commute on the train gets interrupted by a mysterious stranger, Vera Farmiga's character. With other Liam Neeson m...

The Return of Vine

The Return of Vine

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

December 24, 2017


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For many people, Vine was an iconic social media platform where individuals from all over the world could find dank memes. Unfortunately, in 2016, Vine came to an end when the creators shut it down. To many students at Freedom High School, this was a very sad time. However, the creator of Vine recently...

Home Alone: A Traditionally Untraditional Christmas Movie

Home Alone: A Traditionally Untraditional Christmas Movie

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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With midterms approaching this holiday season, there is no better way to take a break from intense cramming sessions than to watch some classic Christmas movies, such as A Christmas Story, The Santa Clause, A Christmas Carol, Rudolph, and many more... OTHER THAN HOME ALONE. The movie series Home Alone...

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