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Top 10 memorable Super Bowl halftime shows

Top 10 memorable Super Bowl halftime shows

February 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Halftime shows are sacred to US culture, along with the actual super bowl and the famous super bowl commercials. What many people who don’t watch football usually are excited either for the halftime show or the super bowl commercials. Halftime shows can be remembered for good and bad, but people ar...

‘The Greatest Showman’ captivates audiences

‘The Greatest Showman’ captivates audiences

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

January 29, 2018


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When I first heard of the movie “The Greatest Showman,” I was pretty skeptical. I had no plans to see the film until my mom insisted that we should. I walked into the theater with the intent of watching a mediocre movie, sat down and was then too amazed to even eat my popcorn. Little did I know t...

How to take care of your car during the winter

How to take care of your car during the winter

Paige Ritson, Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, they also get colder. This harsh, chilling weather can damage your vehicle and may leave you stranded on the side of the road. Taking precautions is always a smart idea whether it’s hot or cold. According to AccuWeather, extreme cold weather pulls voltage fro...

Trending Gifts of 2017

Trending Gifts of 2017

Katelyn Garrett, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Christmas is the time for spending time with friends and family, and also eating as much as you want. Gifts have been a part of the Christmas tradition for as long as anyone can remember. They usually revolve around trendy new items that people have wanted all year. This year, many new changes have occ...

A lesson in music history: The Front Bottoms

A lesson in music history: The Front Bottoms

Elyse Nitschke, Opinions Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

It’s always neat knowing the history behind the music. To follow up an article from The Advocate’s printed November edition highlighting their tour and new album, here is a full online article giving some background to the punk rock group The Front Bottoms. The group is, technically, made up of si...

‘Nothing Bad is Going to Happen’ keeps readers enthralled

‘Nothing Bad is Going to Happen’ keeps readers enthralled

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

November 28, 2017


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Author Kathleen Hale has done it again with the sequel to her previous book, “No One Else Can Have You.” The reader is taken through the mental recovery of the main character in the book, Kippy Bushman, while she has to deal with school starting up and an incident involving her boyfriend. If ...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ does not disappoint

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ does not disappoint

Sophie Koritz, Features Editor

November 27, 2017


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The god of thunder has returned to the big screen in his third installation which features signature Marvel characteristics—comedy, an evil but flawed villain and comradery among the main characters. On Nov. 3, people from all over the world eagerly bought tickets to see Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Cat...

Riverdale leaves audience wanting more

Riverdale leaves audience wanting more

Bailey Bair, Sports and Photo Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

October involves all things spooky, including the release of the second season of "Riverdale." With its release, it only makes sense to review the first season, which was released Jan. 26,2017. "Riverdale" is aired on the CW channel and can be streamed on Netflix, and it has been a hot topic with lo...

The Front Bottoms on tour: Going Grey

The Front Bottoms on tour: Going Grey

Elyse Nitschke, Opinions Editor

October 31, 2017


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‘The Cellar’ leaves readers in suspense

‘The Cellar’ leaves readers in suspense

Katelyn Garrett, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Imagine, you’re getting ready for an important party that you’re going to attend with your friend. Your parents and your boyfriend ask if you need a ride so nothing bad happens to you, but you decline and you head on your way. Once you arrive at the party, you see many sweaty people overcrowding...

‘The Skin Above My Knee’ illustrates life-changing power of music

‘The Skin Above My Knee’ illustrates life-changing power of music

Elizabeth Busch, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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Professional oboist and abuse survivor Marcia Butler draws in readers with her own melody in her memoir, “The Skin Above My Knee,” which recounts the struggle of a gifted young musician whose haunting memories of childhood abuse lead to an uncontrollable spiral into the darkness of drugs, depressi...

A Netflix original series: Fuller House

A Netflix original series: Fuller House

Jacki Reid, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On Feb. 26, 2016, “Fuller House,” a Netflix spinoff of the classic 90s television show “Full House,” was released. Since then, it has had three seasons, with season three recently being released Sep. 22, 2017. As someone who is a big fan of Uncle Jesse (John Stamos) and Uncle Joey (Dave Cou...

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