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The little black dress was first worn by Audrey Hepburn in the 1920s.

The little black dress

Sophia Wright December 12, 2022

Coco Chanel’s 1920s little black dress will be talked about in fashion until the last seam is stitched. It is the original little black dress (LBD) and will continue to be used as a template for timeless...

On the social media app TikTok, a video with the title “How to romanticize your life” has over 100,000 likes. The video suggested making an “autumn playlist” to enhance your life to feel more exciting and pleasurable.

Romanticizing the mundane

Emma Hedican December 12, 2022

Waking up to a rainy day should feel depressing; however, this dreariness only adds to your morning montage of making a hot cup of coffee. The routine drive to school would usually feel monotonous, yet...

Mullets seen and worn by famous 1970’s rock icons David Bowie, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney.

Mullets: a must have or not?

Tatum McNichols December 12, 2022

Scouring Monte Vista’s campus, many students have been seen rocking mullets. From dyed, bleached, to natural—you name it.  The unique short-long haircut worn by numerous famous icons and musicians,...

Taylor Swift’s record-breaking album Midnights sparks mass hysteria among fans. Midnights has been critically acclaimed for its vocals and pop-like tunes.

Waiting for midnight

Edi Zhang and Alicia Kim December 12, 2022

As midnight struck on October 21, 2022, Swifty hysteria swept across the world as fans rushed to stream Taylor Swift’s tenth, new album Midnights. In just one day, Midnights accumulated 88 million streams...

The lit stage of Moulin Rouge! at the Orpheum Theater. Moulin Rouge! stayed in San Francisco from September 9 to November 6.

Welcome to the Moulin Rouge!

Connor Huard and Mia Garcia December 12, 2022

     Released over 20 years ago, Baz Luhrmann’s groundbreaking movie musical Moulin Rouge! has finally made its way to a Broadway national tour.       Luhrmann, known for directing Elvis...

Ana de Armas stars as Marilyn Monroe in the Netflix movie Blonde. The movie depicted a fictional take on Monroe’s life.

Fake Blonde

Iliana Sherry December 12, 2022

Blonde made me forget how to smile for two and a half hours.       The glamorous image of one of America’s sweethearts, Marilyn Monroe, has been shredded to pieces. The beautiful, talented,...

The theatrical poster for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Wakanda Forever netted $330 million from theaters within only three days of the movie being released.

Wakanda forever

Connor Huard and Mia Garcia December 12, 2022

     On November 11, 2022, one of the most emotional Marvel movies of all time was released. The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther, the new Black Panther: Wakanda Forever racked up an international...

TifAni Fanelli the protagonist of Luckiest Girl Alive, played by Mila Kunis.

The fear of coming forward

Gracyn Ard December 12, 2022

On September 30th, Luckiest Girl Alive, a film based on Jessica Knoll’s novel of the same name, was released. The movie made its way to the top of Netflix’s most-watched list and attracted a great...

The daily BeReal notification goes off at a random time each day. The goal was for friends to see what people were doing at any time, but the app has far from achieved that goal.

BeReal? more like, BeFake

Emma Hedican October 25, 2022

BeReal was designed to have a more casual and realistic quality to it compared to other social media apps. No likes, no follower count, no time to premeditate posts. But despite these efforts to keep it...

Some popular shows that women are interested in are Criminal Minds and Law & Order. There has been a noticeable increase in the popularity of these shows among women.

Girls love crime

Esther Premazzi and Aarushi Khurana October 18, 2022

The depiction of crime in entertainment is full of gore and violence. It’s cruel, disturbing, and is meant to terrify its viewers. And yet, women find themselves drawn toward it.       Crime...

Director Olivia Wilde is pictured in the center of DWD’s cast at the Venice Film Festival, with actors separating Wilde from Harry Styles and Florence Pugh. This photo provoked talk of Styles, Wilde, and Pugh needing ‘human buffers’ between them at all times during the festival.

Do worry, there’s drama darling

Shreya Bhasin October 18, 2022

     From love triangles to fan theories, director Olivia Wilde’s new movie, Don’t Worry Darling, has caused major controversy.       The film is a horror-filled thriller that takes place...

Monte Vista freshman, Vikram Bhandari, is shopping fast fashion at H&M. Fast fashion companies offer trendy pieces at affordable prices to attract customers, including Bhandari, but at the expense of others and the environment.

Fast fashion- but at what cost?

Alexa Fo October 18, 2022

  “Free shipping! Coupons available! Today only!” These magic words motivate consumers to buy from the multi-billion dollar fast fashion industry.            Affordable prices and the...

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