The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

Digital illustration of Dont Hug Me, Im Scared main characters Red Guy, Yellow Guy and Duck.

“Don’t Hug Me, I’m Scared” is the perfect transition into the Halloween season

Thomas Rose, Writer October 5, 2022

Warning: Gore and violence are mentioned in passing in this article. In 2011, two artists from the United Kingdom named Becky Sloan and Joe Pelling created a small horror/musical short in their free...

Digital illustration of a Top Gun: Maverick movie poster.

“Top Gun: Maverick” – Inspiration or letdown?

Saraphina Wambi, Writer June 15, 2022

When I think of classic 80s films, one of the first movies that comes to mind is “Top Gun,” starring Tom Cruise as Naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. For some, “Top Gun” brought light...

Feminism through literature

Feminism through literature

Tessa Regan , Print Editor March 27, 2022

“Men Explain Things to Me” by Rebecca Solnit  A novel containing a collection of nine essays, written over the course of eight years, discussing the role and key aspects of women under the...

(Left to right) The sizes of cookies from popular stores Blue Chip, Crumbl and Cookies by Design are compared.

It’s time to determine the best cookie in town

Ashley Adams, Writer March 16, 2022

The top three locations that come to mind when craving a cookie are Crumbl, Blue Chip and Cookies by Design. Each location has their own unique sugar cookie to offer. Each is delicious, but one outshines...

“The Batman” takes the character in a brand new direction

“The Batman” takes the character in a brand new direction

Liz LaHood, Online Editor March 14, 2022

There is no doubt that the “Batman” character requires big shoes to fill. With the number of installments and notable actors leaving their mark on the iconic role, the release of Matt Reeves’ “The...

“Uncharted” tries to be a modern “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” but it fails to rise to the challenge

“Uncharted” tries to be a modern “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” but it fails to rise to the challenge

Thomas Rose, Writer March 7, 2022

Action-adventure movies involving puzzles, booby traps, archaeology and the like are a dime a dozen. Some, like Steven Spielberg’s 1981 film “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” are iconic classics, beloved...

“Sing 2” is a cinematic masterpiece for all ages

“Sing 2” is a cinematic masterpiece for all ages

Julia Moser, Managing Editor January 18, 2022

Coming out Dec. 22, “Sing 2” is a remarkable sequel to returning director Garth Jennings’ first animated musical comedy. This movie captures it all from talented singing, comedy and an inspiring...

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a high stakes, action-packed adventure that will blow your mind

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a high stakes, action-packed adventure that will blow your mind

Thomas Rose, Writer December 29, 2021

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” left viewers speechless, to say the least. It is high stakes, it is tragic and most of all, it is incredibly bittersweet.  Ever since the Spider-Man comics first came...

Kwanzaa, Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Kwanzaa, Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Anna Bailey, Writer December 27, 2021

Primarily celebrated by African Americans, is a seven day celebration, each day of the celebration is dedicated to one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. These principles are unity, self-determination,...

Christmas, Dec. 25

Christmas, Dec. 25

Anna Bailey, Writer December 25, 2021

Although this day is celebrated by many people of different religions around the world, it originated from Christianity. Christians believe that this is the day Jesus, who Christians believe to be the...

Bodhi Day, Dec. 8

Bodhi Day, Dec. 8

Anna Bailey, Writer December 8, 2021

This day is marked to be the moment that Siddhartha Gautama, it is believed by Buddhists that Gautama is the founder of enlightenment, achieved enlightenment and became the Buddha or ‘awakened one’....

Hanukkah, Nov. 28-Dec. 6

Hanukkah, Nov. 28-Dec. 6

Anna Bailey, Writer December 4, 2021

Hanukkah, The Jewish Festival of Rededication or the Festival of lights is an eight day celebration remembering the rededication of the second holy Jewish temple in Jerusalem in two B.C. This temple was...

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