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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 on Sep. 22, 2017. As someone who is a big fan of Uncle Jesse(John Stamos) and Uncle Joey(Dave Couli...

Three romance stories create one epic novel

Three romance stories create one epic novel

Sophie Koritz, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Entertainment

If you happened to go to McDonald's on 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


Filed under Entertainment

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...

The Progression of Animation

The Progression of Animation

Loraine O'Brien, Reporter

April 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Uncategorized

Computer Generated Imagery, or CGI, has been around for decades, and it has progressed to the point where telling the difference between reality and on-screen artistry is starting to become a challenge. One day—and possibly sooner than you'd think—on-screen acting could be replaced by computer generated...

Students participate in Mr.WHS

Bailey Bair, Reporter

April 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Mr.WHS is a classic tradition at Washington High School and features a twist on the traditional male beauty pageant by consisting of a swimsuit, formal wear and talent competition. The 13 students who participated this year gained inspiration for their skits in unique ways. “My mom gave me the ...

Coachella 2017 Weekend One

Coachella 2017 Weekend One

Jacob Hillermann, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Every year  thousands of people from across the country, or even farther, gather in Indio California to celebrate the biggest musical fest of the year…Coachella. Coachella is two weekends in April this year, the 14-16 and 21-23. The 14th was highlighted with Father John Misty and his rock and roll ...

The stArt of the end

The stArt of the end

Sophie Koritz, Reporter

April 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

After seven seasons and 150 episodes, ABC’s teen hit “Pretty Little Liars” is only 10 episodes away from the series finale. Every Tuesday night since 2010, the five girls—Emily, Spencer, Alison, Aria and Hanna—have faced fires, kidnappings and murders. The hit show has brought multiple big n...

The haunting history of Galveston

The haunting history of Galveston

Jonah Jensen, Head Reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

One of the oldest cities in the Texas, Galveston has become a big tourist attraction for the state. About an hour south of Houston, Galveston, also known as Galveston Island, is a 27-mile city on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico known for its pretty views, history and entertainment. Galveston is a city full ...

‘The Thinning’ not worthy of the cost

‘The Thinning’ not worthy of the cost

Hannah Ziegler, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

“The Thinning” was released in October 2016 on YouTube Red. YouTube Red is a paid subscription to YouTube with exclusive YouTube original shows and movies aired without advertisements. It costs $10 per month. This dystopian thriller web film takes place in the near future where the world is ha...

Ariana Grande, KC make weekend trip worth it

Ariana Grande, KC make weekend trip worth it

Olivia Robinson, Features Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

For the first time, the SDOW had a full week spring break. This time was allotted for students to have a break from school and have some time off to enjoy the beginning of spring weather. For me, it did just that. On March 18, 2017, with car loaded with bags, our playlist set and a full tank of gas,...

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