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NBA game proved mediocre

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Quinn McCabe, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

he anticipation for the release of 2K Sports’ most successful videogame and most popular basketball game, "NBA 2K18", was like waiting to see if a buzzer beater goes in or not. The headlined new feature of "NBA 2K18" is the "open world atmosphere" that allows players to roam freely in a town with black...

The Post: John Wagner

The Post: John Wagner

Olivia Summons and Reece Span

November 28, 2017

History teacher John Wagner sat down with staff writer Reece Span and editor-in-chief Olivia Summons to share his latest entertainment favorites, along with classic Wagner traditions and what recent milestones are shaping his life as an educator. READING:  I am constantly reading.  There’s alwa...

New teacher crossword answer key

November 17, 2017

Across: Gallogly Reed Kaplan Dougherty Ward Bilmanis 13.Goetz Down: Cool Broaddus Keeney Anderson

Logic uses top-hit single to inspire hope

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Johnny Chen, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

1-800-273-8255 was a brilliant attempt from Logic to provide an outlet to those who are seriously considering suicide. He gets straight to the point with an extremely controversial topic and directly persuades listeners not to follow through with suicidal wishes. Unlike most other raps, this work by...

Mr. Robot impresses, exposes human vulnerability

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Nick Owens, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Millennials are often told "change the world, why not?"  This idea has been critiqued many times by grouchy old people, but their arguments have never been sufficient enough to deter me from this "naïve" mindset.  The critically acclaimed television series Mr. Robot begs the question what if someone...

Dark show brings light to Netflix

Dark show brings light to Netflix

Sam Harsel, Staff writer

June 5, 2017

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

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

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

Sheeran’s sound proves generic

Sheeran's sound proves generic

Alan Zhang, Staff writer

May 23, 2017

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...