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ALBUM REVIEW: Avril Lavigne shows her growth on ‘Head Above the Water’

ALBUM REVIEW: Avril Lavigne shows her growth on ‘Head Above the Water’

By Preston Dubberly, Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2019

Listen on YouTube Avril Lavigne released her newest album ‘Head Above the Water’ on February 15, 2019. She gave fans a sneak peek three separate occasions: ‘Head Above the Water’ released in September of 2018, ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ released in December of 2018, and ‘Dumb Blonde’ featuring Nicki Minaj released February 12, 20...

ALBUM REVIEW: Backstreet Boys are back! Again!

ALBUM REVIEW: Backstreet Boys are back! Again!

By Kennedy Marble, Photography Editor

January 29, 2019

The Backstreet Boys are back and sounding fresh with a new album.  It was released on January 25 and is called DNA.  It's been five years since their last album was released and they haven't charted since 2007, but it was worth the wait because their 10th studio album is poppin’. ...

Battlefield V: Two steps forward, one step back

Battlefield V: Two steps forward, one step back

By Tripp Cory, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

On November 9, the latest edition to the Battlefield franchise was released. Battlefield V has brought the franchise back to its roots with a World War Two setting, but is it really as good as fans of the franchise had hoped it would be? My answer is more complicated than a simple yes or no and r...

What Is It? Five Music Subgenres You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

What Is It? Five Music Subgenres You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

By Camp Carter, Assistant Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2019

In this edition of What Is It? I will be covering five music subgenres that you may have heard of once or twice and thought, “That can’t be real, right?” After doing a little digging, I’ve found some of the weirdest and most obscure music genres out there. Mallsoft. Spawned from the ironic, ae...

GAME REVIEW: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

GAME REVIEW: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

By Barron Liston, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

    There is nothing out there like Super Smash Bros; it is basically the video game hall of fame, and its release is a major event for gamers worldwide. Super Smash Bros Ultimate is truly deserving of its title:  the game feels great to play and unique enough to separate itself ...

A look at that controversial DWTS ending

A look at that controversial DWTS ending

By Mara Liston and Sayley Crawford

December 11, 2018

With the closing of the 27th season of the hit show Dancing With the Stars, there was much controversy with the winner of the season. Bobby Bones, a well-known country music radio host, along with his partner, Sharna Burgess, took home the coveted mirrorball trophy. With a brother pro and a sister j...

MOVIE REVIEW: Creed II goes the distance

MOVIE REVIEW: Creed II goes the distance

By Alex Gibbs, Copy Editor

December 3, 2018

Creed II was released on November 21 nationwide. Its release was much anticipated following the massive success of its predecessor, Creed, which grossed almost $200 million in 2015 and got a 95% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Creed II is the eighth movie in the Rocky film franchise, and Rock...

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

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

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

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

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

              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...

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