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Posts published in October 2017

“It” Review

The horror movie “It” has recently passed The Exorcist to become the highest grossing horror movie ever made. Domestically, it has grossed $236.3 million while The Exorcist did $232.9 million. Its accomplishment has some shortcomings because globally, the Exorcist has still grossed more. Moreover, if inflation is taken into account,…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review

by Cameron Paradiso Kingsman 2 is a disappointing but fun movie.This is director Matthew Vaughn’s third venture into the book to film adaptation: first with Kickass in 2010 and then Kingsman: The Secret Service in 2014, both of which are great films. I went into the film with low expectations,…

Kanopy

Kanopy is a movie streaming website where you can get classic cinema for absolutely free.  Provided by your local library or college, the site allows you to sign on using  your library membership information; you get a certain amount of plays per month. The fee for the movies you watch…

Groundhog Day Comes to a Close

by Elizabeth Casolo For many Broadway fans, September 17 marked the end of an era: the brilliantly witty production, Groundhog Day. Although this classic movie re-make was only performed for five months on Broadway, it made quite a remarkable impact on audiences. As someone who did not originally have a…

Through the Lens: Innovation Lab

Through the Lens: Innovation Lab Lucas Brien   Most Greenwich High School students have heard of Innovation Lab, but don’t actually know what it’s really all about. Innovation Lab is a program within the high school that teaches “alternative learning” or “project-based learning.” When I first heard of this concept,…

The Buses: When Will They Come?

Melanie Leguizamon   Many students at Greenwich High School rely on the sacred school bus to take them to and from school in one piece. The buses have tried their best to find ways to get students to their destination, but they have done so after picking them up late,…

Antibiotic Resistance

By Henry Shi The rise of antibiotic resistance has made treatment more difficult. Patients are now dying from diseases that were once treatable 5 years ago (PBS). Antibiotics used to cure patients of diseases, but at a cost: their rampant usage caused bacterial populations to evolve drug resistance. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus…

Ask the Science Editor

By Henry Shi   Grace Raskopf: What is photosynthesis? Photosynthesis is a process by which plants harness the energy of the sun to produce food. It takes place inside the chloroplasts of plant cells. First, sunlight is absorbed by green chlorophyll molecules, exciting an electron to be carried. The electron’s…