The Purple Tide

The downward spiral of music

Shivani Sethu, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

The deterioration of pop music has been in effect for almost a decade, with no apparent end in sight. This isn’t to say that all modern music is bad, just that the majority of songs have become widely commercialized with lit...

Pro: The death penalty is necessary for justice

Shivani Sethu, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Homicide. Felony murder. Manslaughter. All of these vile and heinous crimes are punishable by death in the U.S. Many people think of the death penalty as an equally horrific and wrong measure to take against the criminals wh...

Chantilly High School embraces Korean Culture

Shivani Sethu, Staff writer

December 19, 2019

Whether it be the food, the language or the music, Korean culture is getting steadily more assimilated into the lives of American youth. With the increasing population of Koreans in this area, it seems students are surrounded b...

From comics to live action: The evolution of franchise characters

Shivani Sethu, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Whether superhero or supervillain, franchise characters often undergo changes to please their fans. There are several popular characters today that have transformed over time to reach their current identity. Tobey Maguire, Andrew Ga...

The Streaming World Welcomes a New Player: Disney+

Shivani Sethu, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

As streaming video sites such as Hulu and Netflix draw worldwide attention for their entertainment services, others such as Disney have decided to join the game. On Nov. 12, Disney’s new streaming site, Disney+, will be active in ...