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Dune: Part Two

Dune: Part Two

Jaiden Naranjo and Simon Czarnota March 15, 2024

On Friday, March 1, the long awaited film Dune: Part Two came to the movie theaters after almost four years. Taft fans were excited. Dune: Part One tells the story of a character named Paul Aterides...

Tafts Latin Music Ensemble Club

Taft’s Latin Music Ensemble Club

Ben Fitzner, Reporter March 15, 2024

Latin music is full of vibrant rhythms and melodies as well as a rich cultural history. Taft High School’s Latin Music Ensemble Club explores the world of Latin music, from bossa nova to salsa and bachata.  The...

Anto Pizza and Pasta

Anto Pizza and Pasta

Brandon Buzdugan and Sofia Bermeo March 15, 2024

Right in the heart of Chicago lies a little Italian restaurant called Anto Pizza and Pasta. Known for their pasta which is served in big cones, the restaurant is small and quaint but has a menu sure...

Christian Club Takes on Lent

Christian Club Takes on Lent

Vicki Lipski, Editor March 15, 2024

Lent is a Christian observance which commemorates the 40 days Jesus Christ spent fasting in the desert and endured temptation by Satan, as stated in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, before beginning...

Whats it Like to Have a Leap Year Birthday?

What’s it Like to Have a Leap Year Birthday?

Yvette Santiago, Reporter March 4, 2024

Leap year comes every four years and not many people have a leap year birthday. But the people who do should be celebrated just like everyone else on their birthdays! Nathaniel Tovar-Crespo, a sophomore...

Taft Pride Alliance - GSA

Taft Pride Alliance – GSA

Kiara Malave, Reporter March 4, 2024

Taft has over 25 clubs and oftentimes we can lose sight of how important each and every one of them is. However, we can’t forget about the club that anyone can join regardless of race, age, or class:...

Carnations for Cancer

Carnations for Cancer

Janel Limardo and Carmen Ramirez March 1, 2024

This past Valentine's day, the Helping Hands club continued their annual tradition of selling flowers. This year the club bought and sold out 200 flowers. The proceeds of these flowers go to the Leukemia...

Who Won at the 2024 Grammys?!

Who Won at the 2024 Grammys?!

Brandon Buzdugan and Sofia Bermeo March 1, 2024

It finally happened, the 2024 Grammys came to a conclusion and we have our answers as to who the Recording Academy voted to win this year's major awards in music. Does the public agree with who came out...

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Taylor’s New Era

Martyna Jeziorska, Reporter February 16, 2024

Explicit pictures of Taylor Swift surfaced on the internet on Jan. 15 through X, formerly known as Twitter. These images were viewed 45 million times before the account that posted said images was suspended...

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Kelce and Swift in the Spotlight

Janel Limardo and Yvette Santiago February 15, 2024

Three time winning super bowl champion Travis Kelce took over America's screens on this last Sunday, Feb. 11.  According to Chiefs.com, “After a 4,896 yards catch, Travis Kelce is ranked at the top...

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Across The Spider-Verse: Is It Worth It?

Jason Guerra, Reporter February 15, 2024

Spiderman: Across the Spiderverse was released on June second 2023 and it is the second addition to the first released film Into The Spiderverse. It centers around the story of a young man named Miles...

The World Looks Red: ULTRAKILL’s Newest Layer

The World Looks Red: ULTRAKILL’s Newest Layer

George Zemenides, Reporter February 14, 2024

On Aug. 16, 2022, ULTRAKILL's second layer came out with all the glory of its fandom's expectations - but mere weeks later, players were already speculating on what would come next. Three layers of Hell...

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