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The Amazing Race has been on air for 21 years now. The show uses a competition 
and reality style format.

Embracing Competitive Spirit: ‘The Amazing Race’ changes things up (Review)

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2022

Season 34 of The Amazing Race premiered on September 21, introducing new and eager contestants as well as some firsts for the show.  Full of adventure and competition, the show follows teams of...

BOY MEETS BOY: A compare-and-contrast moment between the Heartstopper web-comic cover and Netflix adaptations actors, Kit Connor (left) and Joe Locke (right).

‘Heartstopper’: Colorfully authentic (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2022

Even before its debut on April 22, Netflix’s Heartstopper dominated Twitter’s trending tab and skyrocketed to the top once released. Pulling over 929,000 engagements with only eight episodes, audiences...

WAY TO START THE DAY: Rhett and Link, two friends who quit their engineering jobs, invested full-time on making it big in entertainment. Now, about 16 years later, they have more than 17 million subscribers!

Inspiring human connection through curiosity and comedy: ‘Good Mythical Morning’ (Review)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

It's pretty safe to say that if you've ever considered a quirky twist on a food classic or debated how much of something could do anything, it's probably already been made into an episode of Good...

CAPTAIN CARTER: Peggy Carter takes place of Captain America during episode one of What If...?. Captain Carter became an inspirational figure during her superhero debut.

‘What If…?’: Marvel perplexes fans with enthralling new show (Review)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

What if Peggy Carter was given the super-serum instead of Steve Rogers? What if T’Challa became Starlord instead of Peter Quill? Marvel’s What If…?, directed by Bryan Andrews with head writer...

READY TO RACE: This season of The Amazing Race includes teams of Olympic gold medalists, pro-volleyball players, former NFL stars, and more! The race began with 11 strong teams and has been narrowed down to the top three. 

Bottom Row: left/right: Brother and sister Eswar and Aparna, Olympic athletes Kellie and LaVonne Middle Row: Left/right: dating couple Leo and Alana, best friends Cody and Nathan, sisters Kaylynn and Haley, Married couple Hung and Chee Top Row: left/right: Former NFL stars DeAngelo and Gary, dating couple Will and James, sisters Michelle and Victoria, Brothers  Maddison and Riley, father and son Jerry and Frank

‘The Amazing Race’ rundown: Did this season’s alliance interfere with the name of the game? (Review)

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2020

Travel is one of the many industries that hasn’t been the same since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now that less of us are able to travel, we wish we could even more. It is exciting to learn from...

REAL LIFE BATTLES The Netflix original series Grand Army High School explores controversial topics that affect everyday teens.  But does the graphic nature desensitize viewers to the real situations?

‘Grand Army High School’: Normalizing trauma or raising awareness? (Review)

Natalie Davis November 30, 2020

It took Netflix’s original new series, Grand Army High School, less than ten seconds to get viewers hooked just by their opening theme, with its intriguing phrases like "I’m marching into battle"...

Released on February 1, Russian Doll is an eight episode Netflix original. The show features clever plot lines and intriguing characters.

“Russian Doll” is the best Netflix original content (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2019

Repeatedly experiencing your death can really put your life in perspective. 36-year-old Nadia is stuck in a time loop, forced to relive her birthday party only to die and do it all over again. With...

The Netflix original Girls Incarcerated takes place in Madison, Indiana. The show follows multiple characters throughout their rehabilitation journeys.

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Releigh Norrell, Staff Writer May 24, 2018

Girls Incarcerated is an eight-episode Netflix original show featuring teen inmates at Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in Madison, Indiana. Since the show was released, the facility has been...

This Netflix show is based off a show that began in the mid 70s. It is about a Cuban-American family and their life in Los Angeles.

“One Day at a Time” tackles critical issues one episode at a time (Review)

Releigh Norrell, Staff Writer March 27, 2018

The Netflix sitcom One Day at a Time tackles critical issues in society using relatable humor. Although it is based off a 1974-1984 sitcom of the same name, it doesn’t require any knowledge of the...

The NBC show This Is Us premiered a highly anticipated episode after Super Bowl LII. Almost 27 million people viewed the episode live.

Potential for success: Super Bowl lead-out programs score big audiences

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2018

Following the most watched football game of the year is a time slot devoted to a chosen television show. Starting in 1967 with the program Lassie, the after-Super-Bowl TV show program became a long-running...

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