Film Review: The exploits that followed the 13th Amendment

By Jeremy Harris, Clarion Staff Writer The Netflix documentary 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay and produced by Kandoo Films is an hour and 40-minute documentary that speaks on the loopholes created by the 13th Amendment, which legalized slavery as a criminal punishment. The loophole was quickly misused and exploited after the Civil War; many African Americans were arrested for minuscule crimes such as loitering or … Continue reading Film Review: The exploits that followed the 13th Amendment

“The Fallout”: Movie Review

By Maddis Gregson, Clarion Staff Reporter The film “The Fallout,” directed by Megan Park, portrays a young high school student, Vada Cavell (played by Jenna Ortego, star of Disney show Stuck in The Middle), who is involved in a traumatic high school shooting. The majority of this film is about Vada coping with her trauma and adjusting to life after the catastrophe. During the shooting … Continue reading “The Fallout”: Movie Review

Game Review: Why you should play “Warzone”

By Jaden Tengan, Clarion Staff Reporter It is certainly worth downloading Warzone. It is open for all as Warzone is a free game. Yes,  you heard that correctly you do not have to pay to play it.  It is also the best and most polished Battle Royale ever produced by far. You have to download Warzone, it is truly a phenomenal gaming experience. This is … Continue reading Game Review: Why you should play “Warzone”

‘Phasmaphobia’ Review: A Haunting Experience on Steam

By Touzong Thao, Clarion Staff Reporter In every horror movie, ghosts are one of the spookiest beings you can encounter. Often the characters in the movies fear the encounter of a spirit that could be evil or dangerous to one’s life. The concept of meeting a ghost might appeal to some, and what if that could be a reality? From the Steam website where the … Continue reading ‘Phasmaphobia’ Review: A Haunting Experience on Steam

Ode to a High School Hallway

By Liliana Lopez, Clarion Sections Editor   i. head throbbing, no pop in my ear, Or iPhone in my hand, sitting on the steps of the third floor. We sit together, after hours, in the C wing halls because you don’t like books. Beige tile meadows, sprinkled Here and there With wildflowers left by youth: Doritos, Pepsi, lunch trays. The brick sky overhead, Gleaming with … Continue reading Ode to a High School Hallway

Kennedy Senior Wills_ Class of 2019

I, Ellis Penn will the doubleness of the L’s and N’s in my name of Ulysses so his name can be Uulyysses. I, Andrew Rosario, leave my busted eraser to Kaiah, and my best teacher Ms. Chloe to all my friends. I, Harry Butler, leave my favorite candy spots to Colin Bell and my cheat sheets for gaming club to Albert Stucky. I, Merlin Beall, … Continue reading Kennedy Senior Wills_ Class of 2019

Movie Review: “You Ain’t Never Had a Friend Like Me”

By Jenelle Lum, Creative Director “Mister Aladdin sir, have a wish or two or three” Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin was released on May 24th and made $113 million within its first weekend. Many movie critics and Disney fans were doubtful about Disney remakes, including this film because they felt that no one could replace the memorable Genie, originally voiced by Robin Williams. While this … Continue reading Movie Review: “You Ain’t Never Had a Friend Like Me”

Wayback Machine: Kennedy Fashion Through the Years

Jenelle Lum & Emma Shoemaker, Clarion Staff The past 50 years at Kennedy High School have been filled with a variety of fashion trends representing many shifts in styles and tastes. What students wear has become a way to express their creativity and personality while on campus. Featured in this article are photos from Kennedy yearbooks throughout previous decades, which showcase the varying styles of … Continue reading Wayback Machine: Kennedy Fashion Through the Years

Movie Review: Part of the Journey is the End

By Jenelle Lum, Creative Director Avengers: Endgame, one of the most anticipated movies of 2019, broke box office records its opening weekend with $1.2 billion worldwide, the biggest opening in movie history. It has been highly anticipated among fans, who have been camping outside of theaters. Movie theaters added more showings because tickets were in high demand. Endgame also caused controversy as directors, Anthony Russo … Continue reading Movie Review: Part of the Journey is the End