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BTS paved the way

BTS paved the way

Emeline Heimos, Reporter

May 22, 2019

In 2013, in Seoul, South Korea, a new boy group was emerging. With little funds and increased judgment from the entertainment world, the boys took the stage with confidence. Now, six years later, that same group has performed across the globe, from award show stages to stadiums. BTS continues to accomplish...

‘Detective Pikachu’: A movie for Pokemon fans

‘Detective Pikachu’: A movie for Pokemon fans

George Smith, Reporter

May 21, 2019

"Detective Pikachu" stars Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu, Justice Smith as Tim Goodman and Kathryn Newton as Lucy Stevens. In a story, Tim teams up with Pikachu in order to find his father. Now I wasn’t the biggest Pokemon fan back when I was a kid, but I still enjoyed watching the shows and ...

Places to go on summer vacation

Places to go on summer vacation

Katelyn Garrett, Entertainment Editor

May 17, 2019

With the 18-19 school year coming to an end, many students have been finishing up AP tests and EOCs while looking forward to summer. It’s the time of year where people start planning vacations, pulling out the swimming gear, getting a tan and looking forward to long summer nights; personally, it's...

NetherRealm studios makes another hit entry into the Mortal Kombat series

NetherRealm studios makes another hit entry into the Mortal Kombat series

Miles Hellebusch, Reporter

May 13, 2019

Complex fighting games where you fight as flaming demon ninjas and bug-inhabited corpses is what the Mortal Kombat franchise is all about. Interesting characters coupled with easy to learn but hard to master fighting game concepts is why Mortal Kombat is so beloved by hardcore and casual fans alike....

Ranking of Girl Scout Cookies

Ranking of Girl Scout Cookies

March 28, 2019

Although summer is right around the corner and many people are trying to get back into their summer bodies, Girl Scout Cookies are one snack that don’t go to waste. These 12 cookies are all very tasty, but some are better than others; otherwise, many Girl Scouts would be taking everyone’s money. T...

‘Five Five Apart’ leaves fans in tears

‘Five Five Apart’ leaves fans in tears

Madilynn Kipp, Editor-in-Chief and Advertising Editor

March 26, 2019

Will (Cole Sprouse) and Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) are two teenagers who spend most of their days in the hospital due to  Cystic Fibrosis, which is a disease that affects a person’s lungs and digestive system. They develop a friendship, even though they can’t be closer together than six feet b...

Juice WRLD’s second album plays it safe, falls flat

Juice WRLD’s second album plays it safe, falls flat

Miles Hellebusch, Reporter

March 18, 2019

Emo-rap is the new biggest trend in hip-hop, but it’s taken some big hits recently. With the deaths of Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, it was a huge hit. The two biggest rappers in the emo-rap genre were suddenly gone with no one to take their place, except for Juice WRLD. Juice WRLD’s latest album “...

‘More Than The Tattooed Mormon’ teaches to avoid judgment, be positive

‘More Than The Tattooed Mormon’ teaches to avoid judgment, be positive

Madilynn Kipp, Editor-in-Chief and Advertising Editor

February 28, 2019

Al Fox Carraway is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She is a public speaker and travels the world speaking to everyone about her story of conversion to her church. In her first published book, "More Than The Tattooed Mormon," she addresses the struggles she went through to g...

‘The Goldbergs’ bring happiness, silliness to TV business

‘The Goldbergs’ bring happiness, silliness to TV business

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

February 24, 2019

If you ever find yourself laying around and thinking to yourself that you need a new show to binge-watch, then I have a show for you. “The Goldbergs” is by far one of the funniest shows that I have run across in a very long time. This show is based on a family in the 1980s from the youngest so...

Staying heart healthy for American Heart Month

Staying heart healthy for American Heart Month

Alyssa Luecke, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Every year, one in four deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease, according to healthfinder.gov. For over 90 years, the American Heart Association has been striving to achieve better treatment, prevention and eventually uncover a cure through scientific research with help from hundred...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ brings the return of Disney remakes with magic, light-hearted adventure

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ brings the return of Disney remakes with magic, light-hearted adventure

Emeline Heimos, Reporter

January 6, 2019

Leading with an exciting cast and beautiful music score, "Mary Poppins Returns" was one of the most highly anticipated movies of 2018. While it received positive feedback from critics and numerous nominations, fans are wary of the plotline and its commitment to the original film. In this sequel, Micha...

Tips and tricks to beat procrastination

Tips and tricks to beat procrastination

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

December 27, 2018

Procrastination. This is a word very well-known to all students, especially around exam season. Sometimes it can even overtake a student’s entire outlook on school. However, I’m here with some homemade tips and tricks on how to avoid procrastination. If you ever notice that your assignments are...

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