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Imagine Dragons “Origins” Album Review

Imagine Dragons “Origins” Album Review

Grant Stegman, Design Editor

November 9, 2018


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Origins is the fourth studio album written by Imagine Dragons, released this morning. Here is a in-depth album review: After their third album, “Evolve”, the band began to create new music right away. Lead singer, Dan Reynolds, expressed his thoughts on how bands were “supposed” to wait for...

Album review: Wrld on Drugs

Album review: Wrld on Drugs

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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WRLD ON DRUGS is a collaborative album from rappers Future and Juice Wrld that was released on October 19th, 2018. There are many highlights to this album but there are many flaws to it as well. With both of their individual music mainly about drugs, this made a lot of sense. With Future’s trap...

Your in-depth guide to binge scary movies on Halloween

Your in-depth guide to binge scary movies on Halloween

Grant Stegman, Design Editor

October 29, 2018


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The Most Underrated Halloween Movies of Recent Years #3 Hush (Flanagan 2016) STORYLINE: Hush is a story about a woman and her daily life while being deaf. One night she sees a crazed man in a hockey mask appear at her sliding glass door and must fight for her life. WHY IT’S UNDERRATED: Not a l...

Retro Review: The Shining

Retro Review: The Shining

Camden Brazile, Copy Editor

October 24, 2018


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“The Shining” is one of the most eerie experiences cinema has to offer. Directed by Stanley Kubrick, “The Shining” has withstood the test of time due to its masterful presentation and impeccable performances. The superficial plot follows the story of Jack Torrance, portrayed by Jack Nicholson,...

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 review

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 review

Brennan Dolnick, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


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Once again Treyarch has created another great edition to the Call of Duty (COD) Black Ops series with Call of Duty Black Ops 4. Treyarch's new game has decided to ditch single-player campaign and double down on multiplayer by adding a battle royale mode called “Blackout”. Black Ops 4 is available to pur...

Game Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man

Game Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man

Gave Helm, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Spider-Man is out and it lives up to the hype. Insomniac Games latest installation of Spider-Man came out on September 7, and it is their most passionate project to date. Unlike the past Spider-Man games, it is only playable on PS4. Spider-Man is now 23 years old and still living in New York City. You also get to p...

Mission Week: A New Hope

Mission Week: A New Hope

February 20, 2018


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Throughout this week this page will be updated with the different events going on during the week as well as the event winners.

The story behind the shoe

The story behind the shoe

Eric Nikolaisen, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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This year is the Van’s Skateboard Company's 50th year anniversary, and nearly impossible not to find the company’s shoe on students walking through the halls. The company sells numerous styles of shoes, but the most popular shoe is the “Authentic” style. The shoe is a simple canvas shoe with...

Top songs of 2017

Top songs of 2017

Adam Jenkins, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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2017 was full of great new songs to be enjoyed by the people who love music, here are a few of the songs that were some of the best. Perfect by Ed Sheeran, this is a very popular pop song that has to do with falling in love. It was so popular that it came out November 9th and has already climbed to...

Black Mirror gives off a bad message

Black Mirror gives off a bad message

Grant Stegman, Editor-in-chief

December 15, 2017


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Black Mirror, directed by Charlie Brooker, is rated 8.9/10 on IMDb movies. The show has a high rating, and displays a variety of different things. One episode depicts a world where everything everyone does is rated by a zero to five scale. By everything, it is literally everything, the way a person...

Best Christmas movies of all time

Best Christmas movies of all time

December 11, 2017


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Taking a look at the best Christmas movies of all time decided by the newspaper staff. ...

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