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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...

REVIEW: Netflix’s “Cheer” deserves your applause

REVIEW: Netflix’s “Cheer” deserves your applause

By Mara Liston, Video Editor

January 23, 2020

New Netflix documentary series Cheer has been taking the world by storm, demolishing the question of if cheer is a sport. Director George Whiteley, who also directed Last Chance U, aims at debunking the cheerleading stereotypes. The show focuses on the competitive cheer team of Navarro College, a...

Movie Review: “Bombshell” tells a story of the #MeToo Era

Movie Review: “Bombshell” tells a story of the #MeToo Era

By Cass Rutledge, Opinion Editor

January 17, 2020

Bombshell, the movie based on the true story of former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson (played by Nicole Kidman) trying to take down one of the most powerful men in cable television, Roger Ailes (played by John Lithgow), details daily life at Fox News working under an accused sexual assaulter.  Th...

REVIEW: “Little Women” updates a classic in style

REVIEW: “Little Women” updates a classic in style

By Jane Hurst, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott has recently been adapted into a film by director Greta Gerwig. Greta previously directed the critically acclaimed film Lady Bird. Little Women stars Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet, who both starred in Lady Bird as well.   Little Women follows the story o...

REVIEW: New Jumanji movie scores

REVIEW: New Jumanji movie scores

By Julia Stradinger, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Jumanji: The Next Level was released on December 13, 2019. As the sequel to Jumanji: Come to the Jungle, a successful 2017 film, it had high expectations, and definitely met them with a very gripping film. (The original Jumanji movie, starring Robin Williams, was released in 1995. All the movies are bas...

Spotify Wrapped Versus Apple Music Replay

Spotify Wrapped Versus Apple Music Replay

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor

January 10, 2020

**DISCLAIMER** I will only be discussing the two music services Apple Music and Spotify because they are the most popular. If you use another service, such as Amazon Music, Google Play Music, Soundcloud, etc., there may not be a service much like Spotify Wrapped or Apple Music Replay to compare with.  As the year ...

What is it? Armored Combat League

What is it? Armored Combat League

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor

January 9, 2020

Have you gotten tired of puny sports involving balls and pucks? Have you lusted for violent entertainment in the age of funny cat videos? Have you ever wanted to watch people dressed in medieval armor smash each other with weapons for fun? Well, Armored Combat Worldwide is a sports league for you if y...

Star Wars episode IX preview

Star Wars episode IX preview

By John Henry Andress, Managing Editor

December 12, 2019

Star Wars, the trilogy of trilogies, arguably the most widespread series of our parents’ generation, is coming out with yet another episode to continue the highly grossing chain. Estimated to have cost about 65 billion dollars, the Star Wars series has set the bar high with past episodes, making epis...

What Is It? Mukbang ASMR

What Is It? Mukbang ASMR

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2019

Have you ever wanted to recreate the experience of sharing a meal with someone, but you were home alone? Have you ever gotten goosebumps from hearing the sound of someone chewing and slurping their food? Have you ever wanted to watch an individual eat enough fast food for a family of five for no r...

COD: Modern Warfare Returns

COD: Modern Warfare Returns

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Disclaimer: There are NO spoilers about the Campaign. On October 25, 2019, the video game developer Infinity Ward released one of the most highly anticipated games of the year. At the 2019 E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) convention in June of 2019, video game publisher Activision r...

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