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Dark show brings light to Netflix

Dark show brings light to Netflix

Sam Harsel, Staff writer
June 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Reviews

The future has been depicted by many film producers through the years but none seem more accurate then Black Mirror. Black Mirror is a British produced television show that originally was on Channel 4 in Britain but then Netflix took it over and now is a Netflix series. Black Mirror reminds me...

‘More Life’ needs more substance

‘More Life’ needs more substance

Perry Harrington, Staff writer
June 5, 2017
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Drake has clearly stated that his new work titled "More Life" is not an album, but a playlist. Whatever unique thing he chooses to call it, it does not make up for the once again unoriginal and cliché songs. My first impression of the "playlist" was made when the first song, "4422,"came on. I failed...

The story of ‘Unbroken’ resolve

The story of ‘Unbroken’ resolve

Brynn Handley, Staff writer
June 5, 2017
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In 2010, nine years after her first bestselling novel, Laura Hillenbrand wrote “Unbroken," which tells the fascinating story of Louis Zamperini: a runner turned World War II bombardier. It is a beautifully written story that is unlike anything else I have read. I adore how Instead of just focusing...

Art In The Halls

Art In The Halls

June 1, 2017
Filed under Features

Science day debuts May 25

Science day debuts May 25

May 25, 2017
Filed under Features

Sheeran’s sound proves generic

Sheeran’s sound proves generic

Alan Zhang, Staff writer
May 23, 2017
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The best word to describe Ed Sheeran’s new album is eclectic. While some are genius and others fall short, they all bring a different vibe to this ultra-popular release. The album starts with Sheeran’s attempt to make a hip hop song in “Eraser.” But Sheeran’s attempts to rap just makes it...

Prequel fails to fulfill expectations

Prequel fails to fulfill expectations

Anna Mason, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
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The principal problem with “Heartless” is its protagonist, who fails to give readers anything to cheer for. I had high hopes for Marissa Meyer’s newest book, “Heartless”. As the best-selling author of the “Lunar Chronicles” series, Meyer has proven her creativity in reinventing classic ...

Novella’s Controversial Theme Satisfies

Novella’s Controversial Theme Satisfies

Vinny Arciaga, Staff writer
May 23, 2017
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Woven into one’s own dark heart is a battle between savagery and civility. In 1890, Joseph Conrad was a seaman in Belgium’s Congo Free State, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Twelve years later, his novella, “Heart of Darkness,” was published, reflecting on his experiences...

Country Album Stays True to Roots

Country Album Stays True to Roots

Hanna Bewley, Associate editor
May 23, 2017
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Josh Turner’s latest album picks you up and places you below the Mason-Dixon Line no matter where you are. It is has been five years since he released an album, but the wait is worth it. This new album, “Deep South,” features 11 tracks, several of which were written by Turner himself.  There...

‘DAMN.’ disappoints

‘DAMN.’ disappoints

Quinn McCabe, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
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At this point, it seems that Kendrick Lamar can do no wrong in his fans’ eyes. The hype that comes with anything he puts out is ridiculous—people automatically think everything he does is godly. It’s just that rap has taken a horrible turn towards mumbling (Lil Uzi Vert and 21 Savage, anyone?)...

Senior Centerfold: Stephan Ervin

Senior Centerfold: Stephan Ervin

Maria Eberhart, Emlyn Langlieb, and Emily Williams
May 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Profiles

For Stephan Ervin, learning outweighs labels. Instead of jamming his schedule with Advanced Placement classes for the sake of taking them, Ervin has committed to giving his all to just a few. This year, half of his four-class schedule consists of AP classes. Among them is AP Economics. “I’m...