The Advocate

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,...

Franchises remake and remake

Franchises remake and remake

Jacob Hillermann, Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

In 1933, movie theaters were filled with citizens ready to see the new movie “King Kong.” Over 75 years later, people are still in the same theater watching a movie from the same company. Throughout the years, franchises have successfully remade their movies while slightly altering them but stil...

Live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ recreates the tale as old as time

Live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ recreates the tale as old as time

Samantha Montgomery, Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

On Nov. 12, 1991, Disney released a film known as “Beauty and the Beast.” As most people know, Disney has been making live remakes of some of their films recently, “Beauty and the Beast” being one of them. The remake of “Beauty and the Beast” was recently released on March 17, 2017, and it has a...

The biggest let down of the year

The biggest let down of the year

Jonathan Nechita, Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Just envision a movie with CGI that is breathtaking and actors that fit a movie so perfectly you can’t believe it. Well don’t, because this movie isn’t like that. As a person that is personally a huge fan of King Kong, I was extremely excited to watch “Kong: Skull Island” on the big scr...

Highlights, mishaps of Oscars 2017

Highlights, mishaps of Oscars 2017

Samantha Welch, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Highlights: Jimmy Kimmel and his jokes The blue American Civil Liberties Union ribbons Viola Davis’ acceptance speech Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s poignant follow-up message Kevin O’ Connell’s win for sound-mixing after 20 nomination losing streak Auli’i Cravalho’s recovery ...

City Museum awakens your inner child

City Museum awakens your inner child

Madilynn Kipp

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The year is 1983. Bob Cassilly buys an abandoned shoe factory with a vision of something great, something people could only imagine—until 14 years later. Flash forward to 1997—the City Museum opens. The City Museum now has around 700,000 visitors a year. The City Museum is home to recycled, well, (...

‘The Lego Batman Movie’ beats my ratings

‘The Lego Batman Movie’ beats my ratings

Jonathan Nechita, Reporter

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Batman is depicted as a cold heartless hero, but if you’ve ever wanted to see a different spotlight on Batman, “The Lego Batman Movie” would definitely be the one to see. The movie starts off with Batman (voice of Will Arnett) saving Gotham City again and acting as if life were perfect. Later on ...

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