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New Grinch movie shows great detail in its titular character

New Grinch movie shows great detail in its titular character

Jake Hillermann, Head Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In "Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch" I was a little worried about the new content restrictions ruining a movie line I loved ever since first seeing the 2000 live action and 1966 cartoon as a child being completely re-made in Dr. Seuss’ children's book world through animation. However, I let nostalgia get th...

Shane Dawson creates controversy with ‘The Mind of Jake Paul’

Shane Dawson creates controversy with ‘The Mind of Jake Paul’

Katelyn Garrett, Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

     Shane Dawson is one person that has a pretty moving and touching docuseries on YouTube. Yet this past month, this docuseries has been different. From fans slamming him on social media, stating how they weren’t promoting the series to other YouTubers saying how he shouldn’t give any more fa...

Washington, Missouri isn’t so boring after all

Washington, Missouri isn’t so boring after all

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Washington, Mo. is a small town that sits on the Missouri River, otherwise known as the jewel of Franklin County. You may be wondering, “Well if the town is so small, what is there to do?” There’s actually more hidden under the surface than you might think. The town is missing things that its neighbor...

‘Scythe’ ensnares its audience

‘Scythe’ ensnares its audience

Elizabeth Busch, Features Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In his young adult science fiction novel “Scythe,” Neal Shusterman enthralls readers with a tale of two young teenagers living on an Earth where natural death by age has ceased to exist. To prevent the overpopulation of the planet, individuals called scythes are required to execute humans, and...

‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is just another cliche love story

‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is just another cliche love story

Katelyn Garrett, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The hottest movie of the summer. Very positive reviews from teenagers all over the internet. Starring the newly popular teen “heartthrob” Noah Centineo. Yes, we’re talking about the insanely popular Netflix original movie "To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before." Sit back, get some popcorn and enj...

Taylor Swift continues Reputation Stadium Tour

Taylor Swift continues Reputation Stadium Tour

Madilynn Kipp, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Are you ready for it,” Taylor sang as she walked on stage. And the answer was no. We weren’t ready for the night that was just getting started… Taylor Swift won our hearts, yet again, at the Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Tuesday, Sept. 18. From her new songs, her props, her outfit chan...

Ariana Grande sweetens the music business

Ariana Grande sweetens the music business

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

All I have to say is, wow. Let’s all give a big applause to Ariana Grande. Her voice is absolutely incredible, as are her songs. I can’t even express how much I love her new album, “Sweetener.” Let’s bring this back to one of the first songs she released for this album, “No Tears Left T...

‘H2O’ by Virginia Bergin will leave you thirsty for more

‘H2O’ by Virginia Bergin will leave you thirsty for more

Paige Ritson, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Set in a future apocalyptic world, Ruby, nicknamed Ru by her friends, is only 15 and has to grow up quickly or die. When Ruby was younger, a huge asteroid was barreling toward Earth and the government decided to send a missile to blow it up, saving Earth. While people rejoiced, they never thought th...

‘Rise’ receives a round of applause

‘Rise’ receives a round of applause

Willa Reust, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

When flipping through channels looking for a new TV drama, check out NBC’s new show, “Rise.” Featuring popular faces such as Auli’i Cravalho and Shannon Purser, “Rise” is giving the life of students a new perspective. "Rise" is a show about the struggles of everyday life, from students to teachers. I...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ leaves viewers dying for answers

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ leaves viewers dying for answers

Katelyn Garrett, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Every year a new Marvel-based production comes out. In 2018 alone there have been two high production movies made by the company, one being “Black Panther,” that came out Feb. 16. The next one is “Avengers: Infinity War,” which leaves Marvel fans in suspense for the next film to come out. With...

‘A Quiet Place’ keeps viewers on edge of their seats

‘A Quiet Place’ keeps viewers on edge of their seats

Bailey Bair, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

When I had first heard about "A Quiet Place" I thought, oh great, another scary movie with a subpar plot and predictable storyline. However, much to my surprise, this movie was actually decent and I would even say pretty good. It quickly dives into the story of a family surviving in a modern world rav...

A very unlucky Friday

A very unlucky Friday

Paige Ritson, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13, and the distress of this number has written reference dating all the way back to the late 1800s. The number before it, 12, has been associated with completeness due to there being 12 months, 12 zodiac signs and 12 labors of Hercules. The true origin to...

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