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The adventures of the ‘Trolls’

The adventures of the ‘Trolls’

Jonathan Nechita, Reporter

November 30, 2016


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The movie “Trolls” takes place in a mythical land that is invested with sad creatures known as Bergans that believe the only way they can achieve true happiness is by eating a troll. The trolls have to go on a crazy adventure to go save their friends, and on the way they teach others what true hap...

‘Doctor Strange’ dazzles viewers

‘Doctor Strange’ dazzles viewers

Spencer Johnson, Web & Entertainment Editor

November 10, 2016


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Marvel Studios have built one of the most successful movie franchises in history, with each title exceeding their genre’s standards for creativity and enjoyability. Their most recent blockbuster, “Doctor Strange,” continues this trend by bringing a new and lesser-known superhero into the fray. This r...

Top 10: Frozen Treats

Top 10: Frozen Treats

Kelley Siem

May 19, 2016


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Central Dairy: Jefferson City Ted Drewes: St. Louis Anderson’s Ice Cream & Cinnamon Rolls: Joplin Serendipity: St. Louis Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream: Columbia Ruby’s at the Soda Fountain: St. James Fritz’s Frozen Custard: St. Peters Paradise Frozen Custard: Washington ...

“The Scorch Trials” Review

“The Scorch Trials” Review

Mekenna Wieda, Reporter

March 22, 2016


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I was surprised with pre-ordered movie tickets for a date night, and that’s when it all began. There I sat at Cinema 1 Plus on the edge of my seat, anxiously waiting for the film to begin. As a mega-fan of any James Dashner book, I was thrilled when “The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” was released...

‘Rick and Morty’ reminds us what a show should be

Kostas Kakadiaris, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland have left me craving more “Rick and Morty” after 21 episodes of crazy adventures filled with the occasional, fervent scene capable of dropping any jaw. “Rick and Morty” clearly exhibits its ability to transition between hilarity (Rick and Summer, his granddaughter,...

ABC Marvels Viewers

ABC Marvels Viewers

Mekenna Wieda, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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Pow! Bang! BZZZ! Marvel Comics has caught my eye with their TV series “Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” brought to life for three seasons now by show creators Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon and Joss. S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division....

WHS remembers Ziggy Stardust

Miles McCracken, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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David Bowie, born in London in 1947, was an artist who performed numerous genres of music from hard rock to jazz. He created many different songs and has influenced students and staff at WHS with his music. Unfortunately, Bowie passed away on Jan. 10, 2016. Now, people at WHS reflect on the passing of...

Take a chance on ‘Mamma Mia’

Take a chance on ‘Mamma Mia’

Olivia Robinson, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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  As the lights dimmed and the band began the introduction, the audience can feel the pure excitement radiating throughout the theater. A solo voice beamed throughout the theater. In this moment, the Broadway production Mamma Mia! began an unforgettable performance. Mamma Mia! was written by C...

‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ pushes boundaries

‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ pushes boundaries

Jennifer Somers, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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'Formed in 2006, American rock band Cage the Elephant made its humble debut in Bowling Green, Ky. The band’s debut album, “Cage the Elephant,” was released in 2008, gaining the band much success and an unlikely large following in the U.S. and the United Kingdom. The group is currently made up of members: M...

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” lives up to expectations

Danielle Scharfenberg, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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A classic crawling with undead fun, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”--a humorous parody of Jane Austen’s renowned “Pride and Prejudice” written by Seth Grahame-Smith--will keep you laughing and jumping in fear until the credits roll. In 19th century England, we meet the lovely Bennet family at the...

“The Girl on the Train” opens eyes to abuse

Danielle Scharfenberg, Reporter

March 21, 2016


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A psychological thriller that transcends the depths of addiction, domestic violence and obsession to recall a tale of deadly passion and murder, “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins will hook and entice readers with its journey into the minds of three struggling, entwined women. Out of desir...

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