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“Parasite” deserved to win Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars

By Kai Lock Prep Editor-in-Chief “Oscar Season” is done and awards have been given out, including the most controversial award, Best Picture. It’s controversial in terms of deciphering the varying opinions and factors that are within the film. This year Best Picture was awarded to “Parasite,” the international Korean thriller movie given to us by Bong Joon Ho.  “Parasite” is

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“Mortal Kombat 11” is as awesome as it is gory

By Jovani Contreras Staff Writer *In this review, there will be minor spoilers* Starting in October 1992, “Mortal Kombat” has made an impact in the fighting game industry. The iconic franchise, known for its gore and brutality, has 18 games total in its series.  Their most recent addition to the series, “Mortal Kombat 11,” launched on April 23, 2019.  “Mortal

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“Melee” is the best feel-good game of all time

By Joseph Dieckmann Staff Writer “Super Smash Brothers Melee” is a fighting game released for the Gamecube system in 2001. For many years, “Melee” was considered to only be a party game for recreational purposes. But, as recently as 2010, “Melee” has become a competitive fighting game with thousands of players and spectators.  I believe that the main reason for

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Blackpink deserves to be one of the most popular K-pop groups

By Salette Vazquez Gonzalez Staff Writer Blackpink, one of the most well-known K-pop groups in the scene, debuted on Aug. 8, 2016 with the release of a single album “Square One,” under YG Entertainment. The group consists of four members: Jennie, Lisa, Rosé and Jisoo.  Jennie Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea. She trained to become a star for

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“Sapiens” is a book deserving more recognition

By Joseph Dieckmann Staff Writer Human beings (members of the genus Homo) have existed for about 2.4 million years. Homo sapiens, our own wildly outrageous species of great apes, has only existed for 6% of that time – about 150,000 years.  So a book whose main title is “Sapiens” shouldn’t be subtitled “A Brief History of Humankind.” It’s easy to

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Stanford students feel affected by The Daily

By Kai Lock Prep Editor-in-Chief The Stanford Newspaper, also known as The Stanford Daily, is known for its relevancy and impact on the school’s campus. Students who read through the paper find it to be powerful for students’ voices. In fact, some agree that the impact drives students to speak out on campus. Summit Prep’s student journalists interviewed different students

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