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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...

‘Sea of Thieves’ offers a new ocean of fun

‘Sea of Thieves’ offers a new ocean of fun

Elyse Nitschke, Editorials Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

With games like “Fortnite,” now a piece of internet meme culture, and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” better known as “PUBG,” it can be easy for newly released video games to go unnoticed. Microsoft Studio’s latest attempt at catching the interest of its audience came as “Sea of Thie...

Easter traditions throughout countries

Easter traditions throughout countries

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Easter, otherwise known as a time of celebrating religion, free candy and creepy Easter bunny costumes. While kids are visited by the Easter bunny in America, other countries have substantially different ways to celebrate the holiday. According to Reader’s Digest, the children in France receive t...

Main Street Creamery puts the cherry on top

Main Street Creamery puts the cherry on top

Bailey Bair, Sports Editor

March 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

I’m a sucker for ice cream and was beyond excited to hear a new ice cream shop was opening. Following the trend of over the top milkshakes, the Main Street Creamery exceeded my expectations. All of the milkshakes have a delicious treat on top, which could be a slice of apple pie, a toasted marshma...

Best ways to spend spring break

Best ways to spend spring break

Elizabeth Busch, Reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As spring break approaches, WHS students begin to search for ways to stay entertained on their days off. Here are a few ideas to keep busy during break without spending time and money on traveling out-of-state. Trails and Parks The Riverfront Trail may be closed for construction, but there are st...

The truth about Saint Patrick’s Day

Paige Ritson, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

March 17 marks the day of the Roman Catholic feast in honor of Saint Patrick, and also celebrates Irish culture. Saint Patrick was the patron saint of Ireland who converted thousands of people to Christianity and built churches all across Ireland. He used shamrocks to explain the Holy Trinity and wr...

Black Panther album is on 10

Black Panther album is on 10

Jake Hillermann, Head Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

"Black Panther" is a hit, and like many hit movies, it comes with an album. But the "Black Panther" album is entirely original songs by many known singers today with African American descent. The Kendrick Lamar-driven album was first hinted in his music video for “Love” with Zacari who is also in this...

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