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The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

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‘The School for Good and Evil’ is not so good

Anya Panday November 4, 2022

The beloved young adult fantasy book series, “The School for Good and Evil,” has been a widely loved spin on fairy tales since 2013. Due to its popularity, Netflix recently picked up the book series...

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‘Amsterdam’ is unique yet underwhelming

Roberto Alvarez October 18, 2022

Last night I went to see the new movie “Amsterdam.” I thought it was a very interesting movie.  It wasn’t one of my favorites movies, but the way it was written, shot and acted was something I've...

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Marilyn Monroe back on the big screen

Eliah Fink October 12, 2022

Marilyn Monroe has been out of the spotlight for quite a while, but only up until recently. “Blonde” gives an intimate perspective on Norma Jean’s life and the performance she put on for the world...

On Wednesdays we don’t wear pink

On Wednesdays we don’t wear pink

Ivan Zank October 5, 2022

Spirit week is an extremely fun time for students and staff. This year, however, the student council is receiving backlash for the Mean Girls dress code.  Monday, Oct. 3 was supposed to be “Mean...

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‘Moonage Daydream’ is a dream come true

Rachel Arkis October 2, 2022

After much anticipation, Brett Morgen’s “Moonage Daydream” finally released Sept. 16 — and it’s more a love letter to David Bowie than a documentary.  The format of the film was very different...

“Everything Everywhere all at Once” shocks viewers 

“Everything Everywhere all at Once” shocks viewers 

Sarah Kluckhohn June 8, 2022

Everything Everywhere all at Once released in the United States May 25 to an avalanche of positive reviews. Fans raved about the masterful editing, costumes and the story at the heart of it all.  Going...

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Get in on the action in ‘Ambulance’

Rachel Arkis April 16, 2022

When I stepped foot into the theater to watch “Ambulance,” I had low expectations, but came out pleasantly surprised. “Ambulance” is an action-packed thriller following a war veteran named Will...

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‘Cobra Kai’ season four triumphs

Tenzin Gyaldatsang January 10, 2022

Climbing to the number one position on Netflix’s Top 10 in the U.S. in a matter of days, “Cobra Kai” has been revitalized within pop culture following the release of season four Dec. 31, 2021.  Season...

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‘Respect’ supersedes expectations

Jacob Khabie August 31, 2021

There are few ways to adequately portray the impact of Aretha Franklin on music and culture today. Not only did the “Queen of Soul” bring us timeless hits, but she also used her voice for good —...

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‘Cruella’ disappoints

Maren Wilsey June 10, 2021

I went into ‘Cruella’ with low expectations. How can you give a redeemable backstory to a character whose defining trait is murdering puppies? Unfortunately, those low expectations were met.    The...

Student and families sled at Aquila Park as a part of Sno Daze Week Feb. 23. Sledding was the only in-person event during the Week.

Sno Daze features virtual-heavy events

Tobias Khabie and Molly Schochet March 3, 2021

After participating in sledding at Aquila Park for Sno Daze, senior Sophie Yakes said she attended because it was a convenient opportunity to meet up with her friends after her socializing had been reduced. “I...

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‘Locked Down’ reflects society accurately

Ben Sanford January 28, 2021

Amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, it is inevitable for quarantine-related movies and TV shows to become produced for the next decade. That being said, “Locked Down” is the first of the bunch...

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