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Movie Review: Parasite

Spoiler Alert: This review contains spoilers from this film By Sofia Santelices Parasite is considered a thriller masterpiece from 2019. Since it was just released on Hulu on April 8 (currently the only platform streaming the movie), subscribers can now watch the Oscar-winning film. I have an immense soft spot for genres that are designed to keep the audience on the edge

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Music Review: Pearl Jam is Back

I never thought they left… By Cristina AlvarezThe Talon Advisor From the group that brought you hits like “Jeremy”, “Evenflow”, and “Better Man” comes the highly anticipated 11th album, Gigaton. Now, I know a majority of the younger readers of The Talon are asking, “Ms. Alvarez, who is Pearl Jam?”. Well, Pearl Jam is the greatest rock and roll band to come out

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Shows About Mental Health: Helpful? Or Harmful?

By Cate Cannon In the past few years, mental health shows have gained popularity and been engendered at a rapid speed. The question of debate is whether the shows are helpful or harmful. While it brings awareness to various illnesses, the shows are also extremely graphic, which can trigger activation of different mental reactions.  In 2017, Selena Gomez and Mandy

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Rosenberg

OHS junior’s experience on the Senate floor – Part 3 To access part one of this three-part series, click here!To access part two of this three-part series, click here! By Shailey Klein Daily life working in the Capitol is drastically different than Oak Hall on a day-to-day basis. Rosenberg knew returning back to eight hour school days with seven classes

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And the Final Rose Will Go to…

Mac Fogler gives his prediction on the highly anticipated final episode By Mac Fogler Tonight is the penultimate episode of The Bachelor. This season has been full of ups and downs, and has been described by those involved as “unspoilable”, a welcome change since most endings are known before the show even airs. We have two women left, Hannah Ann

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Remembering Katherine Johnson

By Cate Cannon Katherine Johnson, the engineer best known as being one of NASA’s “Hidden Figures”, passed away recently at the age of 101. Johnson, a black woman who grew up in the early 20th century, made huge strides for women in the STEM fields. At a time when women were still considered domestic housewives, it was rare to find

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Oak Hall International Festival Brings Community Together

By Lauren Cohen On Feb. 28th the Oak Hall and greater Gainesville community came together to celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity on campus and beyond with the fourth annual International Festival. The purpose of this event is to increase cross-cultural interaction within the Gainesville community, and it did just that.  The intent of the festival is to highlight the diversity

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