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Jaden Smith’s “SYRE” reveals artist’s musical prowess

Jaden Smith’s “SYRE” reveals artist’s musical prowess

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2018


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As the son of superstars Jada Pinkett-Smith and Will Smith, 19-year-old Jaden Smith has been in the spotlight for most of his life. Despite living in the public eye, Smith has managed to maintain an air of mystery around his personal life. That is, until the release of his most recent musical project. In...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ an interesting new installment for franchise

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ an interesting new installment for franchise

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

December 19, 2017


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Warning: The following review will contain spoilers for the new installment of Star Wars Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is the eighth episode in the Star Wars franchise and the second installment in the new trilogy. It was directed by Rian Johnson and stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boye...

Illenium’s ‘Ashes’ powerful and great overall

Illenium’s ‘Ashes’ powerful and great overall

Isaiah Schindler, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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“Ashes” is Illenium’s debut studio album. Illenium, also known as Nick Miller is an American DJ that has been in the EDM scene for some time and has appeared on the Billboard Charts, collaborating with Gryffin with the single “Feel Good” featuring Daya. Since then, he has worked on other...

“The Cabin” leaves you on the edge of your seat

“The Cabin” leaves you on the edge of your seat

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

November 27, 2017


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“The Cabin” by Natasha Preston in 2016, is a based off the life of Mackenzie, friend to Josh, Megan, Kyle, Aaron and Courtney. The book begins when the six of them go on a trip to Josh’s cabin, with an unlikely accomplice of Josh’s estranged brother, Blake. After a night of drinking, the unsupervised...

‘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 ...

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