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The Rise of Fandom in 2019

The Rise of Fandom in 2019

June 11, 2019

Two Wingspan writers take on aspects of "fan culture" in 2019, clarifying terms like 'K-Pop' and 'fanfiction'...

In Defense of Fanfiction: Reading and Writing Through Fandoms

Jon'nette Kidd, Staff Writer

June 11, 2019

There’s a lot of stigma surrounding fanfiction and fandoms in general. For those who don’t know what these two things are, they may seem like random fan jargon. Fanfiction is a body of work about something in pop-culture made by a fan, or fandom, of that thing. Fandoms are the umbrellas these terms fall under, meaning groups...

Disney Classic ‘Aladdin’ Brings Magic to Theaters in Live Action

Disney Classic ‘Aladdin’ Brings Magic to Theaters in Live Action

June 7, 2019

Associate Editors Christina Wong and Duyen To  went to see the new live action "Aladdin" last weekend. In ...

Tyler, The Creator Shows Off Storytelling Skills on ‘Igor’

Tyler, The Creator Shows Off Storytelling Skills on ‘Igor’

June 5, 2019

Tyler, The Creator has officially made it with his new album Igor. On May 17th, Tyler released his fi...

‘Spider-Man’ Swings into Action on Playstation Platform

‘Spider-Man’ Swings into Action on Playstation Platform

June 4, 2019

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can; spins a web, any size, catches thieves, just lik...

‘Scribbler’ Showcases Student Literary Talent

‘Scribbler’ Showcases Student Literary Talent

June 3, 2019

A literary magazine is devoted to short stories, poems, and essays, along with some other activities such...

‘Bonhoeffer in Prison’ Reveals Imprisonment’s Effect on Mental Illness

‘Bonhoeffer in Prison’ Reveals Imprisonment’s Effect on Mental Illness

May 24, 2019

All over the world, there are millions of prisoners suffering mental illness from isolation. “Bonh...

‘Endgame’ Brings Avengers Together for Strongest Marvel Film

‘Endgame’ Brings Avengers Together for Strongest Marvel Film

May 15, 2019

I watched from my seat as “Avengers Endgame” brought audience to tears. When people began to hea...

Peele’s “Us” Leaves More Questions than Answers, Still Brings the Scares

Peele’s “Us” Leaves More Questions than Answers, Still Brings the Scares

April 24, 2019

Imagine: you’re vacationing with your husband and two children at your childhood home. As you stroll d...

Top 10 Summer Movies We are “Patiently” Waiting for

Top 10 Summer Movies We are “Patiently” Waiting for

April 12, 2019

2019 is the summer of sequels and and modern remakes of old movies from the past. These movies hope to ...

1st Annual Choir Day Festival Sings for Unity Among District

1st Annual Choir Day Festival Sings for Unity Among District

March 25, 2019

Norristown Area School District had its very first annual Choir Day Festival last Wednesday in Norristown Ar...

Is it Time to “Cut the Cord?”

Is it Time to “Cut the Cord?”

March 15, 2019

“Cutting the cord” is an old trend. "Cutting the cord" used to be the act of getting rid of cable but now has a different meaning as online streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime take over the homes of many all over the world.

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