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Why You Should Boycott Disney’s Mulan (2020)

Credit for this image: (Mulan, Caro Niki, Walt Disney Studios, 2020)

Ameena Farooqui, Editor

September 18, 2020

Many families have been excited for the highly anticipated live action remake of Mulan. However the movie was not released without its fair amount of controversy. The issue? The treatment of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region, a region in which some of the film was shot. Attention was firs...

New Bubble Tea Store in Town- Brecotea Review- Competition Just Got Higher!

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Maddy Chen and Taewan Park

September 15, 2020

On October 29, 2019, The GH Falcon reviewed a brand new bubble tea store in town, Boba Baba. Since then, popularity of the drink grew more than thought possible, as crowds of lines formed at local as well as chain stores to try the traditional Taiwanese drink. Hopping onto the bandwagon, Brecotea Ba...

QTV: Quarantine Television!

Anaam Amin, Writer

September 4, 2020

One of the biggest struggles I’m sure most Green Hope students faced over quarantine is how to not absolutely explode from boredom. A method employed by many to keep busy during quarantine used the Google Chrome extension “Netflix Party,” where people can stream Netflix at the same time as someone el...

Bernie Sanders Editorial

Bernie Sanders

Maddy Mudd, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Democratic nominees are fighting it out for the presidential vote and the race is starting to narrow from the original number of twenty eight. Our current runners, with the recent drop out of Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar are Elizabeth Warren, Tulsi Gabbard, Mike Bloomberg, Joe Biden, and Berni...

Shea’s March Playlist

Tame Impala's album

Shea McIntyre, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

*Disclaimer: I tended to stay away from incorporating popular/mainstream songs because sometimes branching out to new music is fun!* 1. Let It Happen- Tame Impala:  Every time I listen to this song, I feel like I’m in a space shuttle about to start levitating up into the sky and  my pulse beating just a...

Sonic Movie Review

The redesigned Sonic in the movie

Mason Barish, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie is a very odd case in the grand scheme of things that belong in a movie theater. For one, it's a video game movie, a genre notorious for being corny and played out by many standards (see the Super Mario Bros. movie for an example). I saw the Sonic the Hedgehog movie in an emp...

Super Tuesday Preview

Super Tuesday Preview

Geoffrey Dean and Ellie Hamashima

February 28, 2020

With Super Tuesday just five days away, the pressure is mounting for the democratic presidential candidates to gather support and secure crucial delegates in a highly contested nomination race. On Tuesday, March 3, 14 states representing roughly 40% of the US population will cast their ballots for the...

Drive Shack Review

A bird’s eye view of the Drive Shack location in Raleigh, highlighted is the building and the large green that customers swing out onto.

Mason Barish, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Golfing is a popular and luxurious recreation, and while it often entails hanging out with friends, it is more becoming in a serious environment. Drive Shack can have that same seriousness depending on your level of skill, but in a group, it is more likened to a Dave and Buster’s-esque experience. As...

Worst Celebrity Breakups

Celebrity Breakups

Anna Dunn, Caity Dawes, Emily Mosier, Kaia Patel, and Ella Troiano

January 30, 2020

14. Kristin Stewart & Robert Pattinson Kristin wanted a Pattindaughter.  13. Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck Jennifer saw his dragon tattoo and immediately called the divorce lawyer. 12. Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Andrew wanted to always kiss whilst hanging upside down. 11. Reese Witherspoon ...

Best Albums of the Decade

Kanye West

David Rowe, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

As 2019 comes to an end, we can begin to look back on the best music of the 2010s. From the breakout of stars such as Frank Ocean, Khalid, and Chance the Rapper, to the continued dominance of Kanye West, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, and Beyonce, the introduction of streaming services over the past decade has drasti...

Knives Out Review

'Knives Out' promotional photo

Mason Barish and Maddy Mudd

January 10, 2020

Mystery movies are a guilty pleasure of many, and have brought great variability to the big screen in between franchises like Marvel or Star Wars. Two years ago, Murder on the Orient Express was released, and had great financial success, grossing 352.8 million dollars combined. This year, Knives Out was re...

Jumanji: The Next Level Review

Jumanji: Next Level promotional photo

Maddy Mudd, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Jumanji: The Next Level came out on December 13th this year. As of December 17th, the movie had already made a worldwide total of $224.7 million in the box offices with a budget of only $125 million. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the critic aggregator, the movie has so far received a 69% approval rating an...

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