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“Lost in a Book” adds new twist on classic fairy tale

“Lost in a Book” adds new twist on classic fairy tale

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Lost in a Book, published in Jan. 2017 and written by Jennifer Donnelly, is a spin-off of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Donnelly writes from Belle’s point of view. The story begins at a chess game between death and love, who are personified as two sisters. They are now on the next round of...

What to expect from highly anticipated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

2017 may live in renown as the year of Marvel. With highly anticipated films such as Spider-Man Homecoming and Thor Ragnarok, many fans are already eagerly awaiting the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) many new installments for the 2017 movie year. This continued saga begins with the release of Gua...

Mary Poppins: a colorful production

Mary Poppins: a colorful production

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Theatre’s production of 'Mary Poppins' was a dazzling spectacle. With a grand set, bright costumes, and an exuberant cast, the stage was teeming with life and color. Performing this production at a high school seems like an odd choice, as the show is tailored more towards children. However, it i...

Fifth installment of the Throne of Glass series keeps reader in suspense

Fifth installment of the Throne of Glass series keeps reader in suspense

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Empire of Storms, published in Sept. 2016 and written by Sarah J. Maas, is the fifth book in the Throne of Glass series, but is not the last. The next book in the series is due to come out in May 2017. The story continues to journey through Celaena Sardothien’s life after coming to terms with h...

Harry Potter world comes alive once more with release of “Fantastic Beasts”

Harry Potter world comes alive once more with release of “Fantastic Beasts”

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The magical world of Harry Potter comes alive once more with the movie adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s prequel “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The movie originates from a book written in the form of a textbook providing wizards and potterheads alike with information on numerous magical beasts and...

New movie “Doctor Strange” keeps true to comics

New movie “Doctor Strange” keeps true to comics

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Magic and mysticism enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the release of “Doctor Strange,” The movie tells the story of Doctor Stephen Strange, (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) an arrogant, rich, neurosurgeon who experiences a horrific car accident destroying his hands. When traditional me...

Gore and Glory speaks for season seven of The Walking Dead

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Gore, guts, and glory says it all as Negan takes over season seven of The Walking Dead. In the troubled waters of Rick Grimes and his group, The Walking Dead premier keeps the audience guessing on what will happen next. When the independent group of Rick Grimes ventures out into the open, away fr...

Miss. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Miss. Peregrine’s home for peculiar children is a compelling story filled with courage, friendships, and and love story that will melt your heart. Directed by the creepily brilliant Tim Burton who is responsible for multiple award winning moves; and this movie is no different. The main character Jake Portman, played by ...

Everything you need to know about ‘Stranger Things’

Everything you need to know about ‘Stranger Things’

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The 80’s was a time of bright colors, crazy clothes, and big hair. Disco music was big and heavy metal was gaining interest. A new and aesthetically pleasing Netflix original series is set in this decade, in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. This show is full of nostalgia and many of the older...

Battlefield 1 Review

Battlefield 1 Review

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“What follows is frontline combat. You are not expected to survive.” Those are the words set on a stark black background. Immediately, players are dropped into the action: a French city coming down in pieces, Germans pouring in from all sides. Another soldier yells into your face, “We’re surrounded!...

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