With the recent end to the 2020-2021 NBA regular season, the discussion regarding the ultimate winner of the league’s MVP is heating up! This season, players such as Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid, and Stephen Curry excited many with their impressive stat lines, phenomenal leadership, and unforgettable performances.
Eventually, I found a solution to this nagging problem: movies. Throughout my childhood, watching movies was one of my favorite pastimes. Whether it be at the movie theater, at my house, or outside, I could always depend on movies to transport me to a different world.
Before the pandemic, getting everyone in my family into one room was nearly impossible. My mom and dad on calls, my sister attending class, and my brother in the basement on his PlayStation meant I rarely had time to see them before dinner. But when we were hit with our first lockdown last year, I found myself spending the most time with my family than I ever had before.
High School North’s Thespian Society never fails to impress. From captivating fall dramas to dazzling spring musicals, our actors and actresses have quickly captured the hearts of our WW-P community. […]
When the pandemic hit, there was an eerie silence that fell over the Carter household. Sports paused, meetings were cancelled, and we bunkered down for a long (admittedly much longer than anticipated) break from normal life.
In many ways, the quarantine kept our family apart. We could no longer go out to eat together, watch movies together, or even just stop by each other’s houses for a quick hello (and Challah delivery). However, in one key way, the quarantine brought our family closer too: Zoom calls.
There are some days in my life that I’ll never forget. March 13, 2020, was one of those days. After getting off the bus for what turned out to be the last time in over a year, I took a walk around my neighborhood and parts of town that I suspected would close down in the coming days.
Maybe it was the fear that one of them could be the next victim of coronavirus or just the newfound appreciation for the relationships we as a society often take for granted. Nonetheless, it was simply a wake-up call for many, a reminder to check in with those we care about.
I have never been especially devoted towards religion. However, even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit New Jersey and the rest of the United States, the one time of year I had always looked forward to was Ramadan.
It’s common to feel alone when you are in a sea of people. This school year, even with all the struggles and losses that students have faced, there is one thing I will surely miss from this unfortunate time; the friends that I’ve made.
Disney is often credited for creating the most noteworthy animated movies in the film industry. A company with hundreds of thousands of employees, Disney has released several dozens of movies since it was first founded in the early 1900s. But despite Disney’s captivating fairy tales and charming animated characters, the company has had its fair share of failures.