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Dua Lipa goes “back to the future” in latest record

The album's cover captures its 80's essence perfectly.

Eli Sorensen, Senior Design Editor

April 30, 2020

For any rising music star, the sophomore album is a defining moment in the trajectory of their career. While a debut release has the potential to make waves and place an artist on the map as a force to be reckoned with (and listened to), any success they experience following a full-length release raises...

K-pop craze keeps growing

Sketch of Hyunjin by Korrina Thomas

Korrinna Thomas

April 10, 2020

K-pop (short for Korean pop) has exploded in popularity over the past few years because the sexy dancing makes fans hypnotized to the powerful vocals and rhythmic rap . Ever wondered why? The hours idols spend to learn the dances and the songs to make them the best they can are countless, and some gro...

YouTube Channels to Watch While You Self-Quarantine

Photo collage of three recommended youtubers

Ciera Metzger, Reporter

April 10, 2020

Practicing social distancing by staying home and out of public places can be difficult. It is very easy to fall into a state of boredom while being cooped up at home for a long period of time, especially if you are a high school student such as myself. The outside world keeps us busy and active. So wh...

Outbreak: a Must Watch Movie Review

TayLee Sanders, Reporter/Writer

April 10, 2020

The single biggest threat to man's continued dominance on the planet is the virus, a virus similar to Ebola & Lassa was discovered in Africa in 1969. It resurfaces 25 years later and Col. Sam Daniels of the U.S. Army is sent in to investigate it. When he returns he warns his boss, Brigadier-Gen. ...

Netflix Movie of The Month

Netflix Movie of The Month

Morrison Jones-Thiede, Reporter/Page Editor

April 8, 2020

  It’s not James Bond; it’s Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. The Netflix Movie this month that I have chosen is 2010’s The Tourist.     The movie follows Johnny Depp as Frank Tupelo, a math teacher from Wisconsin on ‘vacation’ from Paris to Venice when Elise, (Angelina Jolie) a beaut...

Books To Read During Quarantine

Books To Read During Quarantine

Kenadie Goodson

March 31, 2020

Books To Read While In Quarantine Are you bored sitting at home in quarantine? Are your parents wishing school was in session? Or can you just not find any good shows to watch? So instead of annoying your parents or sitting on electronics all day, open a book and read it. Not sure what to read? W...

Binge-worthy TV to watch in quarantine

Sydney Melior, Page editor

March 23, 2020

   We all have our go to show on Netflix. You know the one, when you are bored and just need something to do but don’t know what to watch so you choose the same show over and over again. We’ve all been there believe me. So during our spring break/quarantine if you want to watch your ‘go to’ ...

February Movies

Emilio Lee, Photo Editor

February 26, 2020

Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn): Time to return to our favorite crime-infested city, Gotham. But this time we are not following the Bat, we are going to follow one of the craziest women that have ever come out of Gotham: Harley Quinn. We join Harley as she broke wit...

Romance Returns to Netflix

TayLee Sanders, Reporter/Writer

February 25, 2020

A sequel to “All The Boys I Loved Before” was released on Feb. 12, 2020, and it is now available on Netflix. A third film, based on the third novel in the trilogy, began filming on July 15, 2019, two months after production on the second film wrapped. The audience of the movie has given 4 stars. ...

STAR WARS SAGA CONCLUDES WITH THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Eli Sorensen, Senior Design Editor

December 18, 2019

Star Wars--the long-standing, flourishing, film franchise--is forty two years old this year. Now, four decades after the Skywalker saga first began, everything comes to a close on December 20th. “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is the ninth episode of the story from a long time ago, in a galaxy fa...

December Movies

Emilio Lee, Photo Editor

December 18, 2019

Jumanji: The Next Level: At first they were complete strangers, but after they got sucked into Jumanji, the game where you have to finish what you started, and through the experiences, they went through, they all forge a bond that cannot be taken away. But as time goes one they began to drift, and on...

Apple TV+ and Disney+ add to the streaming market

Elijah Sorensen, Senior Design Editor

November 20, 2019

Netflix’s success in pioneering the streaming of movies and television shows has prompted the exodus of many prestigious programs from its platform. Now, as more brands begin to develop their own conduits for their content, two additional, established corporations have entered the fray--Apple and ...

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