YouTube Restricted Mode Editorial YouTube’s restricted mode is a setting that, as YouTube describes, was designed to “broadly restrict content across more mature topics, whether these are videos that contain profanity, those that depict images or descriptions of violence, or discussion of certain diseases like addictions and eating disorders.” ThoughContinue Reading

After facing sudden mayhem during the night’s final award nomination for best picture, the 89th Academy Awards fell just short of a seemingly flawless ceremony. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, stars of the 1967 crime film Bonnie and Clyde, were announcing when the mishap began. The first indication of disorderContinue Reading

This past weekend, March 2,3, and 4 Smithtown West put on the spring musical. This year’s musical was Once Upon A Mattress. Once Upon A Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. OurContinue Reading

This weekend, December 1,2, and 3rd Smithtown High School West put on their fall drama. This year our drama, Snow Angel, is directed by teacher and Thespian advisor Mr. Brannigan. The play is about a group of teenagers who all become friends with a girl who appears in the snowContinue Reading

  Over the years music has changed dramatically starting with Beethoven, to Elvis, to bands like Journey and Led Zeppelin, to where we are now with Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa. In the 50’s when Elvis Presley first became popular, his style of music and dancing was a disgrace to the older generationsContinue Reading

Guns ‘N’ Roses is a classic rock band that was popular in the 80s and early 90s and have sold over 30 million albums worldwide. After a long period of not performing together, the band has announced their upcoming tour “Not in This Lifetime.” The tour will be starting onContinue Reading