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The Monarch

The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School

The Monarch

The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School

The Monarch

Takashi Murakami: The Man Behind the Monsters

Takashi Murakami: The Man Behind the Monsters

Theresa Hoang, Staff Writer December 7, 2023
The 31-foot-wide piece almost serves as a remedy to the calamity and vibrancy of his monster paintings, promoting serenity with every stroke of blue acrylic.
Meet the Sizzling New KBBQ Spot: Valley Fairs Baekjeong

Meet the Sizzling New KBBQ Spot: Valley Fair’s Baekjeong

Stephanie Ahn, Terena Nguyen, and Elly Nguyen December 6, 2023
Speaking of the meat, it was fresh and hot off the grill, melting in your mouth with each bite. Our personal favorites were the beef brisket and pork belly—pro tip: ask for ssamjang (soybean paste) to pair with the pork belly.
1989 TV: The Album That Never Goes Out Of Style

1989 TV: The Album That Never Goes Out Of Style

Mia Roxas, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
This re-recorded pop album showcases Taylor’s well-known hits, “Wildest Dreams” and “Shake It Off”; fan favorites, “You Are In Love,” and “New Romantics”; and the debut of five new songs from the vault.
Avenida de Altares: An Exhibición of Mexican Culture

Avenida de Altares: An Exhibición of Mexican Culture

Andrew Park, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
The altar was an enormous sight, but it was interesting that many weren’t necessarily mourning the loss of their loved ones; the sentimentality was more that of a celebration and honor for those who have passed.

A&E’s Music Highlights

Claire Kim, Aarya Gupta, and Julia Marcinkowski December 6, 2023
Read these short music blurbs on the trendiest songs and artists that A&E writers considered worth a spotlight.
Five Nights at Freddy’s: All Bark, One Bite

Five Nights at Freddy’s: All Bark, One Bite

Aryn Rizal and Tristan Brady December 6, 2023
Your local animatronic-themed restaurant is creepier than you remember it being.
Loki Season 2: Does It Surpass the First?

Loki Season 2: Does It Surpass the First?

Anushka Iyer, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
It maintained Season 1’s good qualities, like its comedy and cinematography but did have a few drawbacks, so perhaps it can’t be comparable to the first.
Whats in Vogue at Paris Fashion Week? Bed Bugs

What’s in Vogue at Paris Fashion Week? Bed Bugs

Amira Mulji, Staff Writer November 26, 2023
Social media stars Alix Earle, Monet McMichael, & Meredith Duxbury were among the fresh faces invited to walk in Paris Fashion Week. They quietly swapped their Dior for bug repellent and Chanel for bed nets as fashion attendees tip-toed around Paris, clearly dissing the latest trend to sweep the streets and sheets of Paris.
What if... the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Stops?

What if… the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Stops?

Sanjana Bhupathi November 26, 2023
Are Marvel movies enjoyable? Sure. But are they meaningful enough to be considered true cinema? … Doubtful. 
Beyoncés Revolutionary Renaissance: An Unforgettable Tour and Album

Beyoncé’s Revolutionary Renaissance: An Unforgettable Tour and Album

Shiloh Halliburton-Rudy, Staff Writer October 18, 2023
There was no stopping the power channeled by the bodacious dancing, astonishing wardrobe, elaborate staging, electrifying music, or Beyoncé’s enchanting vocals. The power of Renaissance flew through us that night and at the end, Beyoncé flew into the night sky on a silver horse absolutely dripping in jewels.
J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Destroyer of Worlds

J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Destroyer of Worlds

Andrew Park, Staff Writer October 18, 2023
But for Christopher Nolan, the film is a cautionary tale: Oppenheimer is not a celebration of the creation of the nuclear weapon. Rather, it’s a meta-commentary about the moral implications for its creator.
Spilling My Guts, on Guts

Spilling My Guts, on Guts

Kaydence Liu, Staff Writer October 18, 2023
The album can only be described as pop perfection with the catchiest of melodies and the most heart-wrenching of lyrics. And with all twelve songs debuting in the Billboard’s Top 100, there’s no doubt that fans agree too.
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