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Talking Heads, still talking 45 years later

Talking Heads, still talking 45 years later

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2020

These days, I don’t have enough time to keep up with Saturday Night Live like I used to. It’s usually set to record on our T.V. anyways, so whenever I have time, I check and see if its any good and if the musical guest is worth any time. While scrolling through Instagram yesterday, though, I was ...

A brief defense of the Star Wars prequels

A brief defense of the Star Wars prequels

By Hannah Grace Biggs, Copy Editor

March 31, 2020

It’s 8:30 at night, and you’re on an airplane hurtling through the air at hundreds of miles per hour thousands of feet above the American midwest. How do you distract yourself from the crippling anxiety, boredom, and inability to sleep (or some combination thereof) that will inevitably plague you...

What is TikTok?

What is TikTok?

By Lily Flowers, Photography Editor

March 27, 2020

TikTok: the most addicting and popular social media app around the world. Parents are confused about the app and teens are obsessed with it. It was originally launched in 2014 as Musical.ly in the United States and was then obtained by a Chinese based media and tech company called ByteDance. ByteDan...

REVIEW: Disney+ lets your relive past favorites

REVIEW: Disney+ lets your relive past favorites

By Julia Stradinger and Dylan Burkhalter

March 26, 2020

Disney+, the newest streaming service, launched on November 12, 2019, and is now competing with other services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Downloaded over 3.2 million times on the first day released, Disney + is already extremely successful.  Disney+ costs 6.99/month or 69.99/year after a free 7 day trial....

What Is It? High School Hustle

What Is It? High School Hustle

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2020

  Many highschoolers are faced with a problem of having to pay for their own expenses like gas or food. As unbelievable as it might sound to any outsiders, not all of us have unlimited access to our parents’ bank accounts. Students have to come up with funds to support their interests...

MOVIE REVIEW: Delightful new “Emma” comes to homes early

MOVIE REVIEW: Delightful new “Emma” comes to homes early

By Jane Hurst and Lilly Grace Sites

March 20, 2020

Before the COVID-19 outbreak became widespread, we went to go see the movie Emma directed by Autumn de Wilde. The release date was February 21, and it has been well received by critics. Based on the classic book of the same name by Jane Austen, Emma follows the life of Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) a young woman who lives in Regency En...

Taylor Swift redefines herself in Miss Americana

Taylor Swift redefines herself in Miss Americana

By Ainsley O'Quinn, Video Editor

March 3, 2020

Miss Americana gives fans an inside look into Taylor Swift’s life and creative process. The documentary goes through the different stages of Swift’s life as she explains how the major moments affected her and how she copes with fame. Some of the big events the documentary highlights are the whole Kanye si...

Mac Miller swims in Circles on his final album

Mac Miller swims in Circles on his final album

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor

March 3, 2020

Whether or not you have heard of rapper Mac Miller, most were devastated to hear the news of his passing on September 7th, 2018 after a drug overdose. Practically only a month after his believed-to-be final album, Swimming, released on August 3rd, the late rapper’s death caused a surge of interest ...

TV REVIEW: The Good Place Season 4

TV REVIEW: The Good Place Season 4

By Russ Upton, Fun and Games Editor/ Records Manager

February 26, 2020

NBC’s extremely popular sitcom, The Good Place, just finished airing the fourth and final season of the show. Just a quick recap for those who haven’t seen The Good Place: the show starts with Eleanor Shellstrop, a woman in her mid-30s from Arizona, who was put in the “Good Place” after he...

UK Rap: Pretty noice, innit?

UK Rap: Pretty noice, innit?

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

When you think of rap today, your mind will probably immediately go to artists like Roddy Ricch, Kanye West, Cardi B, Drake, or Kendrick Lamar, just to name a few. One thing in common with all of these, though, is that all these artists hail from the U.S. One thing I’ve tried to do in the past year...

The Rise of Skywalker or the fall of Disney’s Star Wars?

The Rise of Skywalker or the fall of Disney’s Star Wars?

By Hannah Grace Biggs, Copy Editor

February 20, 2020

*Review contains spoilers* Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the highly anticipated conclusion to Disney's Star Wars trilogy, premiered on December 20, 2019, receiving mixed reviews from audiences around the world.  I suppose I should start with the positives, of which, unfortunately, there were ...

Cats: An utter “Cat”astrophe

Cats: An utter “Cat”astrophe

By Hannah Grace Biggs, Copy Editor

February 5, 2020

This past Christmas break, my best friend and I took it upon ourselves to watch the horror movie Cats, which premiered on December 20, 2019. Now, Cats is not branded, marketed, written, or labeled as a horror movie. BUT IT SHOULD BE! Seriously, this movie is centrally located in the pit of the uncann...

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