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Kai was banished to the spirit realm by Grand Master Oogway. Courtesy of DreamWorks
Kai was banished to the spirit realm by Grand Master Oogway.

Worth the "weight"

The new concepts, characters and obstacles easily compel the targeted younger audiences into following Po on yet another feat.

Bumpy Ride in Ride Along 2

Being a Kevin Hart movie, it has a very silly feel and a somewhat childish sense of humor.The movie, though not great, is nonetheless a fun watch.

Movies »

"Joy" needs more

"Joy" is a modern-day story of rags to riches, and plays off of the clichéd idea that anyone can make it big in America. With more character development, it would be an excellent film, but without it, there is too much missing for it to be plausible.

Your holiday is not complete without 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Although not the most unique film of the franchise, drawing frequently from the original six, Abrams created a visual masterpiece with the sound effects to draw a viewer back to that galaxy far, far away.

Music »

Girlpool and Frankie Cosmos impress at Comet Ping Pong

The pure, expressive voices and straightforward guitar and bass riffs of Girlpool and the softer, more complex narrative songs of Frankie Cosmos complemented each other perfectly for this small, yet excitement-filled show.

Does streaming kill artists' dreams?

In crowded industry, can streaming services avoid hurting artists?

Plays »

All smiles in "Much Ado about Nothing"

Blair theater has delivered another fantastic production in its fall play, "Much Ado About Nothing". With a stellar cast and crew, and a creative twist, the theater department showcased this celebrated Shakespeare comedy in the best possible light.

"Laugh Riot" roars

Without many technical aspects of the show, the five short student-produced plays were witty, hilarious and raw with the thespians' talent.

Television »

Say hello to the new Stephen Colbert

After the first show, things looked dismal for Colbert. However he was able to bounce back from a mediocre debut and close out his first week on a high note.

"Fresh Off the Boat" sinks below expectations

It took decades for Asian Americans to be represented in American mainstream television again. A lot was riding on this show. So when the first few episodes were laden with exaggerated stereotypes, corny one-liners and stilted accents, I was pretty let down.

Books »

Books to read when having an existential crisis

With end-of-year anxieties reaching a fever pitch, you may be looking for a healthy distraction from your busy, confusing life. Here's a list of SCO's books to read when having an existential crisis.

Black-Eyed Susan Book Award recommendations

As the year winds down, it’s time to make a lot of decisions: which Black-Eyed Susan Book Award nominee you’ll be voting for. Silver Chips Online has read, reviewed and ranked the books--so you don’t have to.

Video Games »

TechnoLogical: Sony plays it conservative with new Playstation

Sony has come in second in announcing their new console (after Nintendo announced theirs last year), which will be released this holiday season, but how they will compete remains to be seen.

SCO-liday gift guide: it's in the game

It's mid-December, and the holidays are in full effect. After a year-long hiatus from our video game section, we now present (no pun intended) the best video games to give this holiday season.

Poll »

What is your favorite place to eat lunch at Blair?
  • SAC
  • Courtyard
  • Senior Courtyard
  • Blair Boulevard
  • By the lockers
  • In a teacher's room
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