Netflix: A Television Superpower

Corey F., Journalist

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Social Media Criticism

There is no avoiding it – Netflix has become a superpower in the entertainment business. Netflix announced that during its third quarter this year, it gained 6.96 million subscribers, an amount significantly higher than predicted....

Congratulations! We Made It! – A Farewell Note From Your Editor

Stephanie Katherine Y., Editor

June 9, 2018

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News, News, Opinion, Top Stories

Dear Fellow Yawpers, It is with a very heavy heart that I write this good-bye message. When I was a sophomore, I so wanted to be a part of a school club. I was ecstatic when I learned that GWUOHS had a school newspaper,...

Book Review – “Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women’s History of the World”

Anna B., Contributor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Book Criticism, Opinion

Title: Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women’s History of the World" Author: Rosalind Miles "For all women in the world who have no history." - Rosalind Miles Originally published under the title, The Women's History of ...

Simon VS The Homosapiens Agenda Book Review

Anna B., Contributor

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Since starting the school year, I have found myself weighed down by homework, test anxiety, and an overall busy schedule. I have had little time to read anything outside of what is required for school, so I have wished for a light...

Film Review 2017 – Spotlight: “Muder on the Orient Express”

Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

December 16, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature, Movie Criticism, Opinion

Istanbul. 1934. 12 strangers, probably never to see each other again, board the opulent train, the  Orient Express. However, nestled among this seemingly ordinary bushel of individuals, is a quite extraordinary individual. His name is Hercul...

Only the Brave

Meadow T., Contributor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Movie Criticism

Only the Brave             Despite all of the out-of-this-world, sky-high, sci-fi that’s become a box office favorite, Joseph Kosinski, a science fiction director himself, decided to take a look at the real world and make a movie about it. Tha...

Breast Cancer Awareness: Why Pink?

Alie-Jean B., Editor/Contributor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Breast Cancer Awareness: Why Pink? How did pink become the national color for breast cancer awareness? During the month of October, we see everyone wearing pink including football players, celebrities, and even first ladies! This all st...

Trickle-down economics, and why we shouldn’t try it again

Conell H., Contributor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Political Opinion

Trickle-down economics, and why we shouldn’t try it again Trickle-down economics, also called Reaganomics, is most commonly known as the economic policy of President Ronald Reagan. His plan as President of the United States,...

Film Review 2017 – Spotlight: “Arrival”

Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

April 17, 2017

Filed under Movie Criticism, Opinion

At first glance, "Arrival" is  another science-fiction film filled with aliens and the impending doom of earth's demise looming over all creation. However, when one looks beyond the mere subject matter and into the storytellin...

Film Review 2017: Spotlight “Jackie”

Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

March 15, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Criticism, Opinion

Dallas. 1963. A sunny and beautiful day filled the city with joy. Then, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. "Jackie," Pablo Larrain's recent biopic, chronicles the days after the assassination as the recently widowed Jackie ...

Film Review 2017 – Spotlight: “La La Land”

Stephanie Katherine Y., Editor/Contributor

February 7, 2017

Filed under Movie Criticism

Many films come and go each year, making hundreds of millions at the box office, but rarely do all these films touch the hearts and souls of so many diverse individuals. There has been one film, however, shining like a beacon o...