The Overlook Journal

A New Hero Joins the Battle! A Captain Marvel Movie Review

By: Mila Mabhongo, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Captain Marvel, directed by Anna Boyden and Ryan Fleck, made its debut on March 8th, 2019, making it the first MCU movie with a female lead protagonist in nearly 10 years. The date of its release is also an ode to International Women’s Day, which is on the same day. The cast includes Brie Larson (Room)...

Sleeping is More Important to Your Health Than You Think

Sleeping is More Important to Your Health Than You Think

By: Riley Cahill, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

Most teenagers in this day and age are constantly busy and usually in a rush. They have responsibilities in school and at home, along with buzzing social lives to tend to. But, adolescence is an important time of emotional and physical development, fueled by energy that constantly needs to be recharge...

Explaining the Latest Government Shutdown

Explaining the Latest Government Shutdown

By: Timothy Goldsmith, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

Government shutdowns are not a new concept in American politics. However, in recent years, there has been less bipartisanship and more conflict within the American government.  Shutdowns occur when Congress cannot agree on a budget for the government and their agencies. Congress has to vote on a budget every ...

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