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Glossier is the bomb dot com

Glossier is the bomb dot com

Charli Galkin, Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

There has been no shortage of fun and unique products for New York-based makeup and skincare brand Glossier. Since their debut in 2014, Glossier has released seven balm dot com lip balms with a variety of flavors including original, birthday cake, cherry, mango, rose, mint and coconut. Honestly, the...

“Five Feet Apart” is worth the tears

“Five Feet Apart” is worth the tears

Irit Skulnik, Style Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

“Five Feet Apart,” directed by Justin Baldoni, gives viewers a glance into the lives of protagonists Stella Grant, portrayed by Haley Lu Richardson, and Will Newman, portrayed by Cole Sprouse, both of who both struggle with cystic fibrosis. The blockbuster was released on March 15. The tragic...

Fashion Friday: Spring Edition

Fashion Friday: Spring Edition

Corinne Zlotnitsky, Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

On any given day, Sophomore Lila Berger can be found wearing Air Force 1’s with personally made sketches on them. Doodling on Air Force is a new 2019 trend, that “allows students to express their creativity,” Berger said. This trend has rapidly spread around school, and is a unique and easy wa...

Basemnt brings new beats

Basemnt brings new beats

Corinne Zlotnitsky, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Style

Sophomore Aiden Kirsh, Jagger Balkin (‘19) and Jordan Schneider (‘19) often found inspiration and produced rap music in Schneider’s basement, throughout the majority of the 2018-2019 first semester. Several CESJDS students pursue the production of rap music, either as a hobby or a potential caree...

“Thank U, Next:” When albums empower

“Thank U, Next:” When albums empower

Josie Stein, Features Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Style

Ariana Grande’s newest album sends a message of newfound independence after a year of internationally-publicized personal hardship. Released on Feb. 8, the album marks a new beginning for the pop star’s unique musical sound and individual growth. Grande’s announcement of her newest project, “Thank...

The Bachelor 2019: An unforgettable, rollercoaster season

The Bachelor 2019: An unforgettable, rollercoaster season

Mimi Lemar, Reporter

March 13, 2019


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Season Finale, Part I: Colton Underwood, a former pro football player and founder of The Legacy Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis, has faced many hardships in love. Underwood is getting a third chance on “The Bachelor” 2019 after being dumped by Bachelorette Becca Kufrin and then ending a relationship with...

Recapping the Oscars: A night never to be forgotten

Recapping the Oscars: A night never to be forgotten

Sally Rogal, Features Editor

February 25, 2019


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The 91st Academy Awards began with a showstopping performance of “We Will Rock You” and “We are the Champions” performed by Adam Lambert and Queen that had the audience on their feet cheering. Despite having no host because of the revelation that Kevin Hart made previous homophobic comments, t...

Fashion Friday: Trendy yet comfortable

Fashion Friday: Trendy yet comfortable

Kayla Liss

February 22, 2019


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Freshman Sophia Lindner enjoys wearing trendy clothes, but she also values finding outfits that are comfortable. On February 21, she wore white sneakers, loose blue ripped jeans and a grey shirt. Her outfit looked perfectly on trend, but her personal style still shined through....

Philz Coffee is worth the wait

Philz Coffee is worth the wait

Izzy May, Opinion Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

Downtown Bethesda metropolis is populated with restaurants and constantly bursting with new places to eat. Sandwiched between Mano Ami Gabi and Fish Taco is Bethesda’s newest restaurant addition as of December: Philz Coffee. Philz Coffee originated in San Francisco, but recently opened up five stores...

Golden Goose sneakers spark controversy

Golden Goose sneakers spark controversy

Josie Stein, Features Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

The Golden Goose Deluxe Brand was founded in 2000 by two young Venetian designers, but their designs have only recently garnered acclaim from the teen market. In the halls of CESJDS, the flashy sneakers have gained popularity and attention, and have become a noticeable fashion trend. The standard ...

Fashion Friday: Prom edition

Fashion Friday: Prom edition

Daphne Kaplan, In-Depth and Design Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

On Jan. 31, the class of 2019 celebrated their graduation at the CESJDS prom. Seniors Alexis Bell and Daniel Morgan both attended prom, as well as after-prom, with their fellow classmates. The two put much thought into their ensembles for the big night. Scroll over the tags to learn more about their...