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Ready Player One Channels new Cinematic Terrority

Ready Player One Channels new Cinematic Terrority

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 6, 2018

Film lovers, be ready to get your torches and stake ready at my expense for what I’m about to say: I do not like Steven Spielberg. Okay, “Jaws” is great, but besides that, I’ve never been able to get into him. “E.T.” is unnecessarily bloated while saying less than it should, “Jurassic Par...

Test Your Knowledge on the Day of Jokes

Test Your Knowledge on the Day of Jokes

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

April 1, 2018

Summer Sunrise Mixed with Post-Emo Vibes

Summer Sunrise Mixed with Post-Emo Vibes

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

March 28, 2018

When hearing the name “Hippo Campus” some might think of the seahorse-shaped part of the brain that processes long and short-term memory, but it's also the name of a band. With members Jake Luppen, Nathan Stocker, Zach Sutton and Whistler Allen, Hippo Campus is one of the best bands of this gene...

One and Done, a Quick Calorie Burner

One and Done, a Quick Calorie Burner

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and visual manager

March 22, 2018

Tired? Out of time? Trouble committing to a New Year's resolution? The 7 Quick Fit app claims it’s “all it takes to get in shape” and is a “scientifically proven, full body workout.” But is it? This app available for free on the app store provides a seven minute workout which includes 1...

Battling for Victory Royale

Battling for Victory Royale

By: Bailey Prichard and Brett Wallner

March 6, 2018

By: Brett Wallner Fortnite is a game that recently came out and has been getting some mixed emotions. Some people claim they don’t understand what the point of the game is or why people play it, but most people realize it’s the best game to come to market in a very long time and deserves all the ...

The World Through Social Media

Photo courtesy of Lindsey Norman.

By: Olivia Hazen, Reporter

February 27, 2018

After traveling since she was a toddler and being exposed to many different lifestyles, as well as becoming interested in food and health, junior Lindsey Norman finds herself passionate and driven to share her thoughts and experiences with others. Norman saw an opportunity to impact other people's lives ...

Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day

Sweeten Up Your Valentine's Day

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day Cake Pops Want to make your love-bug something sweet this Valentine’s Day? You’ve looked at the right recipes. Follow these simple steps and whip up something sweet for your sweetheart. Ingredients 1 box of Betty Crocker Devils Food cake mix 1 1/3 cups of water 1/2 oil 3 eggs 1 container of Be...

Gifts to Give Your Loved Ones

Gifts to Give Your Loved Ones

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

February 12, 2018

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching you may find yourself in a rush to find gifts to give to your friends or loved ones. Everyone expects the basic card and flowers, so why not give them something they won’t expect. Here are a few quick and easy gifts to make for Valentine’s Day. Shado...

Battle of the Movie Theaters

Battle of the Movie Theaters

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

January 26, 2018

Going to see a movie is easily in the top three things to do, especially during the cold winter months. Finding a movie you are interested in seeing is easy, but when it comes to deciding where to see the movie, your preference can depend on anything from food to the comfiness of seat. With so many theaters ...

GRAMMY Awards Brings Music to your Ears

GRAMMY Awards Brings Music to your Ears

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

January 26, 2018

Every year, the GRAMMY awards are a disappointment. Throughout the past years it’s been unclear whether they vote for the best of the category or the most popular of the category (let’s not forget that in 2014, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “The Heist” beat out Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid ...

Malawski’s Oscar Predictions 2018

Malawski’s Oscar Predictions 2018

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

January 23, 2018

Best Picture: Dunkirk Lady Bird Get Out Baby Driver Call Me By Your Name The Shape of Water Darkest Hour I, Tonya My prediction: Lady Bird: A film that embodies the human spirit and portrays the struggle of adolescence with the directorial debut of Greta Gerwig, this film is...

Teachers we Love: Jill Carpenter

Teachers we Love: Jill Carpenter

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

January 12, 2018

How long have you taught? 13 years What do you teach? Lifetime P.E., walking for wellness, mostly upperclassmen   What is your favorite class to teach? I think each class is different. There’s a different environment in each of my classes and I like all of my classes. What is on...

Pitch (Un)Perfect 3

Pitch (Un)Perfect 3

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

January 2, 2018

In 2012, audiences first saw the talents of the “Barden Bellas.” Five years later, the beloved singing-with-your-mouth, no instruments, trilogy ends here. It's obvious that the ladies in the film are vocally gifted, but they failed miserably to be funny. Thankfully this franchise is over because ...

December 25: Are you a Grinch or a Who?

December 25: Are you a Grinch or a Who?

By: Sarah Kantola, Reporter

December 25, 2017

December 24: Donut Panic this Holiday Season

December 24: Donut Panic this Holiday Season

By: Sami Callaghan, Reporter

December 24, 2017

Christmas morning in my house is very fast paced because we are always running late. A donut is an easy on-the-go breakfast. Try adding a Christmas twist to make these vanilla cake donuts a little more festive. Grab a donut, a cup of hot cocoa and be on your merry way! First, gather all your ingredients for the d...