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Austin Flamm is a junior at Bexley High School and a staff reporter on The Torch.


Wes Anderson’s style shines in the ‘French Dispatch’

Wes Anderson’s new movie “The French Dispatch” is a feat of unique storytelling and vibrant colors. The film is a tribute to magazines, specifically The New Yorker, and the stories they tell. It is not a coherent narrative, but rather different stories told throughout—like a magazine. There are five sections: “The Cycling Reporter,” “The Concrete […]


Controversial team names long overdue for change

Over the past few years, we have started to rid our culture of names and traditions that have problematic backgrounds. Among these, sports team names have been criticized for racist connotations. The debate over team names and logos is symbolic of the country’s fight against normalized racism. Teams need to embrace change and abandon racist […]


Junior becomes junior cinephile

Junior Cecil Abbott, like the great director Cecil B. DeMille is ready for his closeup. While some students spend their free time playing video games and viewing social media, Abbott has found his passion in watching and reviewing movies. Abbott said that he has always loved movies ever since the swashbuckling tales of Luke Skywalker […]