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“It” Leaves Lasting Impressions

“It” Leaves Lasting Impressions

Rahil Ali, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinions

   The reinvention of Stephen King’s novel It, directed by Andrés Muschietti is an updated look at the infamous antagonist Pennywise and his search for children to eat. Set in the summer of 1989 in Derry, Maine, a group of young kids that call themselves the “Losers” are trying to survive fr...

“Get Out” to the Movies

“Get Out” to the Movies

Caleb Sewell, Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The Get Out Film hit theaters this past weekend. On a budget of just $4.5 million, the film has already accumulated over $37 million. The film was written and directed by Jordan Peele. Peele got his stardom on the hit t.v. show Key & Peele. Get Out stars upcoming actor and actresses: Daniel Kaluuya,...

Not-So Hidden Figures

Not-So Hidden Figures

Hannah Khalil, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features, Uncategorized

Hidden Figures, with its release date on Christmas Day of this past year, immediately hit box offices as a hit commemorating the work of NASA's very own Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson during their undertaking of NASA's early Mercury spaceflights in the face of adversity and ramp...

I Was Here: A Story of Loss and Revitalization

I Was Here: A Story of Loss and Revitalization

Amber Carey, Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under A & E, Book Reviews

   I Was Here is a book that confronts the variety of emotions felt after losing someone close to you. It focuses on a girl named Cody who is coping with the suicide of her best friend Meg. Unable to accept the fact that this was entirely Meg’s doing, Cody searches for the person in Meg’s not...

Winter Fashion: What Are You Wearing?

Bri Klesh, Editor, Photographer

January 30, 2017


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Moana: Disney’s Blast Into Polynesian Culture

Moana: Disney’s Blast Into Polynesian Culture

Selena Tuilaepa, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The current Disney Princesses list includes Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Rapunzel and Merida. As the list continues to grow, it expands across the horizon of a variety of ethics and cultures. Moana is the newest Disney Princess. In the animation, Dwayne Jo...

“Up and Vanished” Podcast Review

“Up and Vanished” Podcast Review

Amber Carey, Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Tara Grinstead has been missing for 11 years. She vanished in the small town of Ocilla, Georgia, on on October 24th, 2005. Payne Lindsey, a filmmaker from Atlanta, decided to look into cold cases in the surrounding area and came across Grinstead’s cold case. He decided to look into it on his own to...

13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

Caleb Sewell, Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinions, Showcase

History is something that we can’t get rid of and we learn about it to better ourselves and our future. The 13th is a brutal realist documentary by Ana DuVernay that needed to be shown. In Colorado there was an Amendment T, which was voted on. Voting yes meant supporting the removal to part of the...

Dreamland: An Exception to the Average Sarah Dessen Novel

Dreamland: An Exception to the Average Sarah Dessen Novel

Amber Carey, Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

     Sarah Dessen is defined by her array of insightful and coming of age novels that share similar themes and characters. They generally follow the style of a typical teen fiction novel starting with some sort of individual or family issue and circles back at the end of the novel solving the proble...

Kalahari: A Simply Average Science Fiction Novel

Kalahari: A Simply Average Science Fiction Novel

Amber Carey, Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Book Reviews

     Third in the interconnected Corpus series, Kalahari, by Jessica Khoury is another teen science fiction novel centered on a teenager girl with a tragic life. Although it is cliche, the engaging plot along with an air of mystery makes it more entertaining. Sarah, a teen girl still mourning ...

Can’t Miss Concerts in October

Can’t Miss Concerts in October

Emma Lovato, Journalist

October 4, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

October 2: The Unlikely Candidates (All Ages) With: Rumours Follow, Always on my mind Venue: Marquis Theatre Tickets: $13 October 5: Bearthooth (All Ages) With: Every Time I Die, Fit For a King, Old Wounds, Dead Set Venue: Summit Music Hall Tickets: $20 October 7: Bastille (All Ages) With: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Venue: Red Roc...

What’s More Splendid Than Misery?

What’s More Splendid Than Misery?

Jay Prohaska, Editor

September 26, 2016


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     Musical genius noise-hop trio clipping. has come out with their newest release, Splendor & Misery. Known for their innovative approach to hip-hop by overlaying the vocals of Daveed Diggs (Lafayette and Jefferson in the broadway hit Hamilton) over harsh noise tracks mixed by Jonathan Snipes a...