Articles by ANIKA AKKAPEDDI

A Copy & Paste RomCom: “The Perfect Date” Movie Review

When the trailer for Netflix’s “The Perfect Date” dropped, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The plot seemed like your standard teenage romantic comedy, but with the slight twist of an app being involved. I went into it ready for the movie to prove me wrong, and it didn’t. The story centers around a high […]


The Eagles Prep Club bonds students

Looking for a place to connect with fellow students, get help from a tutor, and learn about study tips? Well, the Eagles Prep Club may be for you! The club was started by sophomores Azka Tahir, Hanna Mendoza-Garcia, Alina Hasan and Dilys Owusu. Despite being fairly new to FHS, it has already gained more than 10 […]


An Important Slice Of Life: “One Day At A Time” Review

Netflix has released many original programs since 2013. Quite recently, Netflix released the third season of their hit “dramedy” “One Day At A Time.” The sitcom follows the Alvarezes, a Cuban-American family and their eccentric landlord Schneider. The story revolves around Penelope, a war veteran and single mother, who has to raise her daughter and […]


Higher, Further, Faster: Captain Marvel Review

The seventh highest grossing Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie in the United States, “Captain Marvel,” brings over $260 million in the box office. The movie is the first Marvel picture starring a woman. The beginning of the movie was a bit slow, but once it picked up, it never depreciated. With the classic marvel quips […]


“Trench” Album Review

After a year long hiatus, Twenty One Pilots has released their new album “Trench.” Prior to the album’s launch, the duo released four singles, three of which have their own music videos. At first glance, “Trench“ is a diverse range of songs with strange lyrics. However, once you look below the surface, the album is […]


Why everyone should know sign language

People always encourage learning foreign languages, whether for traveling, cultural appreciation or just to get a class credit. But why not learn a foreign language that is a little closer to home, like American Sign Language? Millions of people in the United States alone are deaf or hearing disabled. The World Health Organization predicts that […]


Music Video Breakdown: “Human” by Dodie

Singer-songwriter Dodie released the music video for her song “Human” featuring Tom Walker on Sept. 21. The video stars Dodie herself and actor Oscar Scott-White, directed by Hazel Hayes. It has an unsettling but endearing tone, and many have compared it to an episode of Black Mirror. The story follows Dodie as she tries to create […]


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