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Chicken Sandwich Rankings

Simon Friedman and Sebastian Tirschwell February 12, 2024

Who doesn’t love a good chicken sandwich every once in a while? After three long periods at school with nothing but state capitol cookies from the commons as snacks, one is usually dying of hunger by...

Foe: AI, Spaceships, and Humankind

Foe: AI, Spaceships, and Humankind

Neve Ripley, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

The world that the characters of Foe inhabit seems far in the past, millenia in the future, and uncomfortably familiar with the state of today’s world and AI’s ever-growing abilities. The film exudes...

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Everything Everywhere All at Once Headlines Oscars

Zach Halverstam, Senior Editor October 30, 2023

The Academy Awards are usually a bore to me. We are typically greeted with an unfunny program full of celebrities desperately trying to get a cheap laugh, but failing to entertain and feeling out of touch....

A Review of Lana Del Rey’s Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd

A Review of Lana Del Rey’s Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd

Oscar Hershkowitz, Staff Writer July 5, 2023

On March 24, Lana Del Rey released her ninth studio album, Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd. Having listened to the singles for the album — the title track, “The Grants,” and...

Dont Worry Darling Review

Don’t Worry Darling Review

Noa Paparo, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

WARNING: Contains spoilers for Don't Worry Darling Imagine that it’s 2:00 am on Saturday night. You’ve been scrolling through your TikTok For You Page for far too long when a video actually catches...

A Review of Taylor Swifts Midnights

A Review of Taylor Swift’s Midnights

Oscar Hershkowitz, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

Midnights, Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album (not including her re-released albums), was released at midnight on October 21. Swift has constantly been producing music her entire career, and explores...

Thanksgiving Foods Ranked

Thanksgiving Foods Ranked

Ruby Isay, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

As Thanksgiving break wrapped up, students and their families celebrated “Turkey day.” Preparing a stereotypical Thanksgiving meal often takes many hours, along with much dedication and patience. Everyone's...

Gunnas DS4EVER debuted at #1 on the Billboard top 100 album rankings

Student Reviews Gunna’s “DS4EVER”

Ahden Islam, Photo Editor April 11, 2022

As we welcomed a new year, Gunna welcomed his 7th studio album, “DS4EVER” (the DS stands for  Drip Season ) on January 7. The album in its entirety is 20 songs, and just under an hour listen. Gunna...

Poster for the first season of The Sopranos

Students Review Sopranos Series

Lewis Greenberg and Zach Halverstam March 4, 2022

This article contains a few minor spoilers for The Sopranos. However, they should not inhibit those new to the series to enjoy watching it. In January of 1999, the most influential and arguably the greatest...

Greenberg: “Psycho” Review

Lewis Greenberg, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

In honor of Halloween season, I figured I would write my first movie review for The Insight about the most influential horror movie to play on the silver screen. In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho”...

Donda, Donda, Donda... A Look Inside Kanye Wests 10th Studio Album

“Donda, Donda, Donda…” A Look Inside Kanye West’s 10th Studio Album

Ahden Islam, Photo Editor December 2, 2021

After months of anticipation and frustration, Kanye West finally delivered his 10th studio album, “Donda,” on August 29. The cycle of checking streaming platforms on the days of suspected release dates...

Stickys Finger Joint location on 14th Street and Irving Place

Students Review Local Chicken Tender Joint’s Sauces

Andy Judlowe and Spencer Buten October 20, 2021

Since opening in 2015, Sticky’s Finger Joint has been a staple of Friends students’ diets. Located conveniently near school on 14th Street and Irving Place, it offers three sizes of either chicken...

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