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List of the 2019 Netflix Originals and Films

Teens from all around love to watch Netflix, finding new and interesting shows. From day-to-night people binge watch any show they can find. Netflix has now released new films and Netflix originals. Here is the list of the 2019 Netflix original series, and films.


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The Blackcoat’s Daughter: During the dead of winter, a young women embarks on a mysterious journey to an isolated prep school where two students face a sinister threat from an unseen evil force.

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How Social Media Affects Society

Social media has become an important aspect in the lives of many people in society. The popularity and significance of social media has gradually increased over the years and continues to do so. Today, people all around the world have built a reliance on social media that is taking over their life. According to, 79% of the U.S. population has a social media profile. Social media is regularly used and can negatively and positively affect the way society acts, thinks, and feels.



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Alex Trebek: Then and Now

In 1984, Alex Trebek started his well-known career and was hired as the host of the trivia show Jeopardy!  Thirty-five years later, during 2019, Trebek has become more well known across different platforms because of his struggles.  On March 6, 2019, an official video of Alex Trebek was posted where he stated that he was battle stage four pancreatic cancer.

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Met Gala 2019: Who Stood Out the Most

The Met Gala, which is formally known as the Costume Institute Gala, is a annual fundraiser that benefits for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It was founded in 1948 by Eleanor Lambert an American publicist. Each year, it is held on the first Monday of May, which marks the opening of the annual fashion exhibit.


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Welcome the New Royal Baby, Archie

Welcome Baby Sussex to the world. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their little bundle of joy on May 6, 2019. They appeared with their baby for the first time at  St. George’s Hall in Windsor Castle two days after he was born. After appearing outside, they announced his name on Instagram; Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.


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Fifth Time’s a Charm

Former MLB star, Alex Rodriguez recently proposed to his fiancee, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez. The couple took a get-away to the Bahamas with their children on March 9. During this trip, Rodriguez, widely known as A-Rod, popped the question. Lopez, commonly known as JLo, said yes.


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The Hit List of 2019

Spring is here and the warm weather means outdoor parties, barbecues, long walks in the park and a good playlist to listen to with all the hits so far from 2019.  New music from Lil Nas X, Ariana Grande, Jonas Brothers and more are topping the charts. A variety of new songs debuted in Pop, Rap and Country and Billboard Charts released the current hits of each genre so far in 2019.



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Grammy's Recap

There were many great performances at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, held on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles. Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Alicia Keys, and many others performed. Replacing James Corden, the 2017 and 2018 host, this year’s show was hosted by Alicia Keys.


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Preview: Upcoming Marvel and DC Movies of 2019

Marvel and DC Comic fans have always been enthusiastic about new movie ideas or trailers. People see their favorite characters in theaters, and fans are able to feel as if they were in the characters' world.  During the end of 2018 and into 2019, the company's Marvel Studios and DC Films have released trailers for their future films.  The Maroon and Gray looks ahead to review some of the upcoming movies of 2019.


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Grey’s Anatomy Is The Longest Medical Drama

"Each of you comes here today hopeful, wanting in on the game. A month ago, you were in med school being taught by doctors. Today, you are the doctors. The seven years you spend here as a surgical resident will be the best and worst of your life. You will be pushed to the breaking point. Look around you. Say hello to your competition. Eight of you will switch to an easier specialty. Five will crack under the pressure. Two of you will be asked to leave. This is your starting line. This is your arena.

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The End of an Era for Chanel

Karl Lagerfeld was a very high-end, well respected fashion designer. It is suspected that Lagerfeld was born on the date September 10, 1938 in Hamburg, Germany. He never made his birthday public knowledge, but this is what people speculate. From a young age, he was interested in fashion and all things glamorous. As quoted in a recent article published by Vogue, Lagerfeld said, “When I was four, I asked my mom for a valet for my birthday.” At the young age of 14, he moved to Paris to enter a fashion competition.

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Team Kelly’s Big Win

The Voice Concludes Another Exciting Finale

The Voice just concluded another exciting season with its 15th winner.  Many fan favorites were eliminated throughout the season like DeAndre Nico, MaKenzie Thomas, and Sandy Redd, but at the end, the popular competition television show was ready to pick a winner among the four contestants.


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Don't Open Your Eyes

Netflix Original Movie Bird Box Left 2018 With a Bang: A Review


At the conclusion to 2018, Netflix presented its viewers with a riveting sci-fi thriller, Bird Box. Netflix released the movie on December 13, 2018, with just a few weeks left of 2018. The thriller pushes things to the extreme, conjuring some kind of mysterious force, which causes people to go insane if they chose to open their eyes. Remember A Quiet Place? Bird Box is similar to it, but this time the characters can talk.

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Nutley Students are Digitally Distracted

On January 29, 2019, the John H. Walker Middle School counselors will bring in Tom Kersting to present parents and students with his program, Digitally Distracted. This program is directed towards the JHWMS families, but encouraged to everyone in the Nutley district. Mrs. Alisa Gennace, the 7th grade counselor, was offered this program in her son’s school district and, as a counselor, she felt this was perfect for JHWMS. Digitally Distracted is a project, led by Kersting, which attempts to reconnect students with the real world and avoid increased screen time.