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Rules of the Road, a Book Review

Rules of the Road, a Book Review

Written by Faith Ralston

November 10, 2016

Rules of The Road by Joan Bauer is the kind of book that makes a timid person stand up and make his voice heard. It tells the story of Jenna Boller, a high school junior who’s still reeling from the disappointment of getting demoted from center forward to second string on the basketball team, and the ...

Dark Souls III: Ashes Of Ariandel Review

Dark Souls III: Ashes Of Ariandel Review

Written by Justin Rader

November 2, 2016

Ashes of Ariandel is the first of two planned expansions coming to Dark Souls 3. Much like the Painted World of Ariamis in Dark Souls 1, players step into the alternate reality that is the Painted World of Ariandel. A gloss of snow encompasses the mountainous area that Ariandel created, with chapels...

World Series Expectations

World Series Expectations

Written by Matt Gusmerotti

October 31, 2016

We are at the last leg of the playoffs fans! Making it to the World Series is a remarkable achievement, in that fans get to see the two best teams in the MLB play each other, but also sad because that means no more baseball until March. The Cleveland Indians played the Toronto Blue Jays and beat them...

Strong Start to School Spirit

Strong Start to School Spirit

Written by Brady Reynolds, Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare

October 28, 2016

In the past, Woodgrove High School has been harshly criticized for lack of school spirit, by both students and staff. However, this year seems to be different. When the school first opened in 2010, spirit was everywhere. Both faculty and students were excited to carry over traditions from Valley, as...

Review of ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

Review of 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'

Written by Kelsey Loesch of Paul VI Catholic High School, Special to the Woodgrove Outlander

May 3, 2016

In what is possibly the biggest cliffhanger in literary history, the legendary Charles Dickens laid down his pen and died while in the middle of his final novel. With a lively cast and skilled orchestra, Woodgrove High School tackled this cliffhanger and enlisted the audience's help to solve The Mystery...

Book Review: “Still Life with Woodpecker”

Book Review:

Written by Faith Ralston, The Woodgrove Outlander

April 27, 2016

Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins is a book for lovers, activists, world savers and outlaws alike. Robbins esoteric writing and clever diction make for a story that doesn’t contain a dull word, thought or idea.   Still Life with Woodpecker tells the story of an exiled humanitarian blee...

NFL Draft Predictions

NFL Draft Predictions

Written by Ryan Forbes, The Woodgrove Outlander

April 27, 2016

With over 300 prospects and only 224 draft spots, most college football players have waited all their lives to hear their name called. This is the first step in the legacy in players where the future is unknown; where number-two picks can turn into the next Ryan Leaf, and where seventh rounders can become...

Ubisoft Releases New Game

Ubisoft Releases New Game

Written by Adam Hudler and Justin Rader, The Woodgrove Outlander

April 25, 2016

Ubisoft’s game, ‘The Division,’ released to the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC on March 8, 2016. The Division is named after the book written by Tom Clancy, but the two aren’t directly linked. The game takes place less than a month after a major virus known as the Green Dollar Flu hit New York...

Rising Tuition Raises Concern for Families

Rising Tuition Raises Concern for Families

Written by Adam Hudler, Justin Rader, and Brady Reynolds, The Woodgrove Outlander

March 16, 2016

The rising cost of college in the United States is posing a problem for families hoping to send their children off to the next level of education. The high cost of a degree leads a lot of Americans into debt just to be able to get a job that barely pays the bills. These costs infringe upon the personal...

2016 Grammy Awards Predictions

2016 Grammy Awards Predictions

Written by Michael Preston

February 10, 2016

The countdown has begun for the most anticipated night in music: the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Monday, February 15th, millions of people will tune in to see which artists will take home a coveted golden record player. There are over 70 categories with plenty of potential nominees, all of which I ha...

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