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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


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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


Filed under Entertainment

 

‘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...

Three romance stories create one epic novel

Three romance stories create one epic novel

Sophie Koritz, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


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Decorated trees, stores transforming into winter wonderlands and colder weather must mean one thing—the holiday season has begun.The cold weather provides a perfect opportunity to curl up under a blanket with a hot chocolate and read a good book. John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson the authors...

‘Rick and Morty’ are taking over the multiverse

‘Rick and Morty’ are taking over the multiverse

Jake Hillermann, Head Reporter

October 17, 2017


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If you happened to go to McDonald's Oct. 7, you may have heard several angry remarks of “I’m pickle Rick,” or “Where’s my Szechuan sauce, I need my Szechuan sauce,” coming from the fans of the late night Adult Swim Sci-Fi comedy "Rick and Morty," which just finished its third season. The ...

‘The Boss Baby’ review

‘The Boss Baby’ review

Jonathan Nechita, Reporter

May 11, 2017


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As a child we viewed things in a unique way that seemed to never be able to be captured in any way, but “The Boss Baby” manages to capture how children view things as a kid. This movie will make you laugh until your face is redder than a tomato, and put you on an emotional roller coaster you never expect...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Madilynn Kipp, Reporter

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

"13 Reasons Why" was released on March 31, 201,7 on Netflix, and it took off almost immediately. It is based on the realistic-fiction book of the same title by Jay Asher. Hannah Baker is a normal teenage girl. A girl who just wants to be liked and to fit in. Who doesn’t? Everyone just wants to get t...

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