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‘Rick and Morty’ are taking over the multiverse

‘Rick and Morty’ are taking over the multiverse

Jake Hillermann, Head Reporter

October 17, 2017

If you happened to go to McDonald's 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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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...

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