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Steven Pappas
Steven, a junior, is enthusiastically joining the Devils' Advocate staff this year. He loves to watch the Cubs and analyze statistics in baseball, being a member of Data Science Club and aspiring to one day do that professionally. He is a member of Film Club and watches film and studies the filmmaking processes that go into it, with some of his favorite films being Synecdoche, New YorkA Serious Man, and No Country for Old Men. He enjoys writing and does so for sabermetrics and creatively. You can contact Steven at

Steven Pappas, Writer

Jan 15, 2021
“Soul” finds Pete Docter at his existential and life-affirming best (Story)
Dec 14, 2020
“Happiest Season” overcomes its tropes to succeed as a fast, heartwarming feature (Story)
Nov 24, 2020
“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” uses familiar satirical beats and new dramatic ones to prove its worth (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
“On the Rocks” showcases Sofia Coppola’s technical flare without the full command of her craft (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
“The Trial of the Chicago 7” presents a healthy meal of Aaron Sorkin without the best ingredients (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
“Enola Holmes” crafts an effective but standard Sherlock story (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
“The Devil All the Time” is enticing more in scope than execution (Story)
Sep 20, 2020
New Year, New Zoom: What Has Changed in the Remote Learning Experience? (Story/Media)
Dec 27, 2019
School security and its growing ubiquity (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Student stress: how teachers say you can combat it (Story/Media)
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