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Books for life

Books for life

Ally Cottrell, writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

In their down time, a lot of people turn to music or movies or seemingly endless Netflix marathons to relax. To others, reading can fill this place of enjoyment and stress relief. I would like to make a case for not just reading, but also rereading favorite books. (It’s not just for English teachers). Reading...

‘Power Rangers’ review

‘Power Rangers’ review

Carter Aakhus, writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

BY CARTER AAKHUS   The 'Power Rangers' series has been successful for many years with numerous television shows and merchandising popular with young kids. Those TV shows and movies were very cartoonish and ridiculous, while this new film aims to be taken more seriously. While this movie might ...

‘Get Out’ review

‘Get Out’ review

Sawyer Hilt, Chief photographer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

BY SAWYER HILT 'Get Out' is perhaps one of the best horror/thriller movies to come out in recent years. The movie features horror elements without including the cliche excessive gore that so often claims modern horror movies. Get out has also received positive reviews from most critics, has a 99% on...

Freakonomics

Freakonomics

Adam Chao
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

By: Adam Chao The book, “Freakonomics,” explores conventional wisdom. Although these theories are ubiquitously believed, Economist Steven Levitt and Journalist Stephen J. Dubner dig beneath the surface to reveal that many of these theories are false. At the beginning of “Freakonomics,” auth...

The Darkest Minds book review

The Darkest Minds book review

Emma Swanson, Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Before I had actually picked up The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken I had only heard positive reviews for the book, however I found myself disappointed after reading. The Darkest Minds is set in a modern day apocalypse, 98% of the children in America have died due to a strange disease and the count...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ review

‘Beauty and the Beast’ review

Rachel Johnson, Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

BY RACHEL JOHNSON   As a Disney die-heart, I loved the idea of a series of live action remakes. Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, was honestly enchanting. From the iconic fairytale to the updated classic songs, I enjoyed the entire experience...

Which Disney movie are you?

Which Disney movie are you?

Inika Shetty, Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

BY INIKA SHETTY What is your greatest fear?    Getting Lost    The Dark     Being Alone    Failure What superpower would you want the most?    Ability to breathe under water    Ability to become invisible     Ability to fly    Ability of unp...

2017: What are you hopeful for?

2017: What are you hopeful for?

Kate Stager, Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Entertainment

By Kate Stager Now that 2017 has started, I asked some students what they are most hopeful for for the rest of the year.   Senior Jack Madison “I am most hopeful for the chance for a new beginning in 2017. After graduation, all of us will have a chance at a new life in college or whereve...

Rogue One Review

Rogue One Review

Adam Chao, Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature

By Adam Chao Star Wars: Rogue One, the eighth installment to the Star Wars cinema universe, follows the heroes who steal the death star plans just before the legendary debut film, A New Hope. Along with every other Star Wars film, Rogue One was an action-packed, SFX heavy and nostalgic movie. I wa...

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