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Music Mania: January

Music Mania: January

Written by Kaitlyn Connolly

January 29, 2015

This Month in Music Date                                                Event January 3rd 1946                       John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin is born January 14th 1968                     LL Cool J is born January 20th 1982                  ...

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire game covers. Photo by Jared Ray.

Written by Leah Onderdonk

December 19, 2014

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are the long-awaited remakes of 2002’s Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire Game Boy Advance games. Ruby and Sapphire are set in the Pokemon region of Hoenn, and that is where the journey begins. The game starts out in Littleroot Town in Hoenn region, and the main character,...

Novel Review: “Flavor of the Week”

Novel Review:

Written by Faith Ralston

December 11, 2014

Romance, love triangles, friendship, betrayal, heartbreak and food: all that are traits commonly found in a good young adult novel. Flavor of the Week by Tucker Shaw has it all. It is the tale of overweight high school senior, Cyril Bartholomew, who is hopelessly in love with cooking and his lab partner/long-time...

Music Mania: December

Written by Charlotte Ward, Kaitlyn Connolly, and Michael Preston

December 1, 2014

This Month in Music Date Event December 2nd, 1982 MTV airs Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” December 8th, 1943 Jim Morrison is born December 8th, 1955 Grateful Dead officially disband December 24th, 1945 Lemmy of Motorhead is born December 26th, 1968 Led Zeppelin begins first U.S. tour Dec...

1960’s Movie Review

1960's Movie Review

Written by Alivia McAtee and Ali McBride

November 20, 2014

By Alivia McAtee and Ali McBride. The 1960’s were a time in cinematic history where films became more elaborate as the movie industry grew. Hundreds of films were made, with popular genres ranging from western dramas to psychological horror. During this era, romantic comedies took off with Breakfast...

Music Mania: November

Music Mania: November

Written by Charlotte Ward, Kaitlyn Connolly, and Michael Preston

October 31, 2014

This Month in Music Date Event November 1, 1969 Elvis Presley reaches Billboard's #1 with “Suspicious Minds” November 9, 1967 First issue of Rolling Stone is published November 11, 1972 Allman Brothers bassist Berry Oakley is killed, three blocks from where guitarist Duane Allman was killed November...

Video Game Review: Destiny

Written by Justin Rader and Adam Hudler

October 29, 2014

To all of my fellow gamers out there, you may recall hearing outings of Destiny in the past; maybe like that poster from Halo 3: O.D.S.T.; maybe even from those vague tweets Bungie sent out in the past. Destiny has finally arrived to the Xbox and Playstation consoles, including last generation consoles...

Music Mania: October

Music Mania: October

Written by Kaitlyn Connolly, Charlotte Ward, and Michael Preston

October 1, 2014

This Month in Music Date Event October 1, 1969 The Beatles release Abbey Road October 3, 1967 Woody Guthrie dies October 4, 1970 Janis Joplin dies October 8, 1980 Bob Marley’s last performance October 9, 1940 John Lennon is born October 15, 1969 Led Zeppelin’s first performance October 16, 19...

Holiday Traditions

December 13, 2013

Written by Tim Murphy and Josh Tiaga. Christmas trees, mistletoes, caroling, and leaving cookies for Santa are pretty common Christmas time practices in most households, but where and when did it all begin? What we take for granted this holiday season had to start somewhere. Christmas trees, for insta...

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Written by Sierra McLaughlin, Reporter

April 10, 2013

The Wizard of Oz has captured children’s and adults’ minds alike since its debut in 1939, remaining one of the most popular movies of our time. In February, The Walt Disney Company released a prequel to this magical tale entitled Oz: The Great and Powerful. Despite widespread anticipation, it was...

New Movie Releases: Winter 2013

March 11, 2013

Warm Bodies Warm Bodies follows an introspective zombie who, much like the rest of the population, is cursed to walk as the undead feeding on human survivors.  During a routine meal, he meets a beautiful girl that he suddenly feels compelled to protect.  As their relationship begins to grow, so does t...

Heart Surgery

Written by Cate Renner, Print Editor

February 20, 2013

Senior Forrest Cauley started feeling dizzy.  His heart was racing, and he clamored up to the nurse asking to be dismissed. From there he went to the hospital, where no problems were found and he was sent home. Later that day, Cauley's symptoms returned, and he was raced back to the hospital...

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