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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a breath of fresh air

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a breath of fresh air

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

November 6, 2017


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'Thor: Ragnarok' is a 2017 Marvel movie directed by Taika Waititi. The film stars Chris Hemsworth as the title character, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins. It is a continuation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking place during 'Captain...

‘The Merciless’ showcases unrelenting violence

‘The Merciless’ showcases unrelenting violence

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

October 23, 2017


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“The Merciless” by Danielle Vega in 2014, is a novel based on the life of new student Sofia Flores. The book starts by explaining that her mother is transferred because of her work, and Sofia must begin her life in Friend, Miss. On her first day, she meets Brooklyn. Brooklyn is not a “popular...

‘The Girls’ is an interesting, psychological journey

‘The Girls’ is an interesting, psychological journey

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

October 19, 2017


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'The Girls' by newcomer Emma Cline, is a 2016 novel following the main character, Evie, in two different timelines. It first follows Evie in present day where she is house sitting. Someone makes an off-handed remark about an infamous killing that had happened many years prior. She soon recalls her...

XXXTentacion takes genre leap with album ’17’

XXXTentacion takes genre leap with album ’17’

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


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Despite the turmoil currently surrounding his personal life, Jahseh Onfroy, otherwise known as XXXTentacion, has managed to release several chart-toppers in this, his first year of fame. The Florida teen started his career off on SoundCloud as part of Ski Mask the Slump God’s group, Very Rare. Eventually,...

‘It’ is a worthwhile adaptation

‘It’ is a worthwhile adaptation

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

September 11, 2017


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“It” is an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name. It follows the lives of seven children, deemed the Loser’s Club, dealing with the pressure of growing up, school, bullies and a demonic being that exploits fears, most often taking the form of Pennywise the Dancing Clown. While the...

Noname’s ‘Telefone’ both entertaining and innovative

Noname’s ‘Telefone’ both entertaining and innovative

Scout Perryman, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


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Noname’s “Telefone” is the artist’s first mixtape. Noname, who also goes by Noname Gypsy made a splash in the rap community by being a feature in Chance the Rapper’s hit mix tape “Acid Rap” The recorded landed on the number one spot of Rolling Stone’s 10 best mixtapes of 2013. Since...

Thirteen Reasons Why last seven episodes recap and review

Thirteen Reasons Why last seven episodes recap and review

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


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  Warning: This review contains a profound amount of spoilers as I do a play-by-play of my emotions through each episode. You have been warned. Do not read on if you don’t want things spoiled. Do not blame me.  Dang Hannah, back at it again with those tapes. (I know. That was bad.) Anyway. This is...

Netflix’s Thirteen Reasons Why first six episodes recap and review

Netflix’s Thirteen Reasons Why first six episodes recap and review

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


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Warning: This review contains a profound amount of spoilers as I do a play-by-play of my emotions through each episode. You have been warned. Do not read on if you don't want things spoiled. Do not blame me.  The official synopsis of the book Thirteen Reasons Why is "Clay Jensen returns home from ...

“Never Let Me Go” is an intriguing must-read

“Never Let Me Go” is an intriguing must-read

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2017


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The titillating novel “Never Let Me Go”, by veteran author Kazuo Ishiguro, was a 2005 dystopian novel. The novel opens with the British character Kathy, who talks of a world divided by carers, donors and the ‘normals’. Kathy grew up at a school named Hailsham, a fictional school based in England. In...

’12 Angry Jurors’ production interesting and professional

’12 Angry Jurors’ production interesting and professional

Lacey Gregory, Associate Editor

March 27, 2017


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Under the direction of Bill Gasper, this years’ Spring Play was an adaptation of “12 Angry Men” retitled “12 Angry Jurors” due to the mixed gender of the cast. The storyline centers around the jury in a trial of a young man accused of murder. Juror 8 (senior Madison Crees) served as the...

“Semper Femina” gives perspective on female relationships

“Semper Femina” gives perspective on female relationships

Hannah Norris, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017


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Throughout her nearly decade-long career, British folk musician Laura Marling has seen many evolutions. Her latest album, “Semper Femina,” lands her in one of the most intimate, constructive places she’s been to yet. Released on March 10, the album freshly delivers views on female relationships...

“I’ll Give You the Sun” is both intriguing, inspiring

“I’ll Give You the Sun” is both intriguing, inspiring

Kara Brooks, Editor

February 22, 2017


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The novel “I’ll Give You the Sun”, written by Jandy Nelson, is a critically acclaimed novel that has won a large number of awards. It centers around twins Noah and Jude. Jude is an adventurous, bold girl and Noah is a shy, artistic boy. The book is told from the viewpoints of 13-year-old Noah,...

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