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Movie Review: New Goosebumps movie fails to scare up much interest

Movie Review: New Goosebumps movie fails to scare up much interest

By Joseph Watts, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween was released in theaters on October 12, and has failed to live up to the frights of the original Goosebumps (2015). The movie is directed by Ari Sandel and stars Jack Black, reprising his role of R.L. Stine from the first movie. The main characters, Sam and Sonny, ...

Shrek takes center stage

Shrek takes center stage

October 17, 2018


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Prep students will perform Shrek:  The Musical, an original Broadway production, on October 20, 22, and 23. Showtimes for October 20 are 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and on October 22 and 23, students will perform at 7:00 PM.  This is the first year an ogre will appear on Prep’s stage, and John Lo...

TV: Dancing Just Got Smaller

TV: Dancing Just Got Smaller

By Mara Liston and Sayley Crawford

October 16, 2018


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Dancing with the Stars: Juniors premiered Sunday, October 7th. Like its partner show, DWTS Juniors consists of kid dancers who are considered the “pros” and kid celebrities who are considered the “stars.” Adding a special twist, each pair gets the help of a mentor, who is a pro on the older...

MOVIE REVIEW: A Star is Born

MOVIE REVIEW: A Star is Born

By Preston Dubberly, Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2018


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A Star Is Born, released into theaters on October 5, has already captured the hearts of many. Bradley Cooper directs the film and stars as Jackson Maine, a famous country singer. Lady Gaga plays his love interest, Ally, who also sings and writes her own music but has not caught her big break. Ally’...

The silver screen vs. the home screen: where to watch

The silver screen vs. the home screen: where to watch

By Ainsley O'Quinn, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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              With the growing popularity of Netflix movies, some people may begin to wonder what impact they will have on traditional box office movies.   In the past few months, Netflix has been releasing more and more original movies with over 50 coming out this month. Some of their newe...

TV Review: Watch out for “Queer Eye”

TV Review: Watch out for “Queer Eye”

By Anna Stack, Records Manager

October 2, 2018


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Over a decade after the original series went off the air, the new reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, now shortened to Queer Eye, has become one of the most popular shows on Netflix. The original show aired from 2003-2007, featuring mainly straight men from New York City that were nominated by friend...

Enlightenment Now paints an optimistic future for humanity

Enlightenment Now paints an optimistic future for humanity

By Payne Bell, Graphics Editor

October 1, 2018


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We see news of mass shootings more and more often. Thus, rates of violence must be increasing. The world’s wealthy are growing exponentially richer, leaving everyone else in the dust of their poor, miserable existences. We are constantly on the brink of a catastrophic war. Not so, actually. Steven Pinker, a ...

Cast list announced for one-act “Around the World in 80 Days”

Cast list announced for one-act “Around the World in 80 Days”

September 14, 2018


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Character Cast Member Phileas Fogg John Lewis Black Passepartout Scott Shive Amanda Catherine Watson Agnes Amanda Roberts Inspector Fix Katie Simmons Bobbins Bradley Stafford Filby Will Jones Beggar Jake Everly Abdul Patrick Faulk ...

Crazy Rich Asians makes jump to big screen

Crazy Rich Asians makes jump to big screen

By Aubrey Scott Moak and Sayley Crawford

August 30, 2018


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Kevin Kwan’s novel, Crazy Rich Asians, flew off the shelves as a New York Times bestseller in 2013. Followed by a sequel and a third book, Kwan’s book was hugely successful. This year, not one, not two, but three producers took Kwan’s tremendous ideas and turned his books into a box-office hit. With the extravagant...

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s new album Sweetener leaves a sour taste

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s new album Sweetener leaves a sour taste

By Preston Dubberly

August 20, 2018


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Ariana Grande released her fourth album, Sweetener, on August 17, 2018.  The album includes fifteen songs, two of which are already chart-toppers.  “No Tears Left to Cry” was leaked on April 20, 2018, and “God Is A Woman” was released on July 13, 2018.  She has three guest appearances featured ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp

MOVIE REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp

By Chloe Tew

July 19, 2018


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Ant-Man and the Wasp is the sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, produced by Marvels Studios. Quickly after the release of Ant-Man, talks of a possible sequel arose; the filming process beginning in August of 2017. After the hype associated with big films such as Black Panther and Infinity War, Ant Man an...

MOVIE REVIEW: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

MOVIE REVIEW: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

By Cass Rutledge

July 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

A new documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor, deals with one of children's televisions most important figures. In the late 1960s and throughout his career and life, Fred Rogers, a kids' television host on PBS, affectionately known as "Mr. Rogers," faced many challenges, including getting funding from Congress...

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