The Monarch

Emily in Paris: Netflix’s Newest Trashy Romcom

Emily in Paris: Netflix’s Newest Trashy Romcom
November 9, 2020
Despite its numerous shortcomings and impracticality, "Emily in Paris" may just be the perfect trashy binge watch during quarantine. With its cheesy plotline and insanely attractive cast, the show is an addictive, temporary escape from reality and leaves audiences wanting more.

Protagonist In Name Only

Protagonist In Name Only
November 9, 2020
The legendary outlaw pirate Captain Jack Sparrow. The wisecracking superhuman Deadpool. The struggling firebender Prince Zuko. These are all “anti-heroes,” figures that fight for good despite having traits that are far from noble. This article is not about those kinds of characters. 

It’s Funny Because It’s True

Hasan Minhaj (left). Ali Wong (center). Trevor Noah (right).
November 9, 2020
Hasan Minhaj. Trevor Noah. Ali Wong. What do they all have in common? These massively influential personalities are people of color in western comedy — and they are masters at bringing unique cultural perspectives to the satire scene. In the process, these stand-up icons both represent their cultures and defy the cultural conventions built into the rest of the comedy-film industry.

Xbox vs. PlayStation: a War Neither Side is Fighting

Xbox vs. PlayStation: a War Neither Side is Fighting
October 1, 2020
With November drawing closer, the battle between Sony’s PS5 and Microsoft’s, confusingly named, Xbox Series X and Series S is starting to ramp up, but things are vastly different from previous console generations.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things: A Slow Descent Into Insanity

I’m Thinking of Ending Things: A Slow Descent Into Insanity
October 1, 2020
Categorized under the cerebral and dark genres on Netflix, Kaufman’s adaptation of I’m Thinking of Ending Things certainly doesn’t disappoint.

One More Turn…

One More Turn...
October 1, 2020
The latest in a long series of society-building strategy games, Civilization 6 allows you to take control of a historical society and manage its development from the dawn of civilization all the way into the near future. With a series of updates occurring throughout 2020 and early 2021, this game continues to keep itself fresh while gradually distinguishing itself from its predecessors.

Let’s Talk About Frank Ocean

Let's Talk About Frank Ocean
March 16, 2020

Frank Ocean is undeniably the artist of our generation. His lyrics are simple, yet hauntingly beautiful and nostalgic; the emotion he captures so perfectly reflects our own experiences. Callie Ahlgrim...

Review: Parasite

There’s always that one person in your life that leeches off of you...
March 16, 2020

There’s always that one person in your life that leeches off of you: the sibling that asks for clothes that you’ll never see again, the friend who just so happens to forget their school ID for...

Mellowood: Cotton Candy Skies

October 20, 2019

On September 14th, 2019, Mitty’s very own Mellowood released their debut album Cotton Candy Skies. Over the past year and a half, Trent Lawson and Luca Filiz have spent countless hours in the studio...

Load more stories
The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School