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Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons

Autumn Walters, Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

D&D is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game. It was originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and first published in 1974 by Tactical Studies Rules, Inc. Since 1997, Wizards of the Coast (a subsidiary of Hasbro) has published it. Every so often, it is updated in the form of a new editi...

You’re Quiet and That’s Okay

You’re Quiet and That’s Okay

Chelsea Carroll, Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

If you’re an introvert you’ve probably heard people ask you why you’re so quiet and tell you that you should come out of your shell and talk more often, and it can become quite annoying. In fact, if somebody paid you every time they asked you a question related to why you’re so quiet or told y...

Ten Ways High School Changes You

Ten Ways High School Changes You

Miranda Cox, Writer
May 2, 2017
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“You grow up fast in high school it’s not something you wait for it just kinda happens.”- anonymous. Whether or not we like it there is just something about high school that changes us all. If you look back to freshman year you will see that you are not the person you was back then. These are...

Review On The Shack

Review On The Shack

Mariah Cox, Writer
May 2, 2017
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Hollywood has released yet another Christian movie.  After their less than accurate representation of Noah’s Ark, it would seem that anyone who wants the Bible to be represented accurately should have avoided this movie.  Despite this, I soon found myself wondering to the theater to view The Shac...

Coming of Age: the Big Eighteen

May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

We all know that the celebratory birthday of eighteen marks many coming of age perks: being able to vote, legally smoking cigarettes,as well as being able to buy lottery tickets. However there are some hidden perks to becoming an adult that few remember: You can finally buy NyQuil as well as go t...

Make a List

Andrea Caulk, writer
May 2, 2017
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What is a bucket list and why do so many people make one? The definition of a bucket list is: a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to accomplish during their lifetime. Basically it is a list of things people want to do before they bite the dust. Why is it so important for us...

About Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Live-Action Remake

Belinda Cheng, Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Walt Disney Feature Animation produced a 1991 box office success that became the 3rd most successful film of the year and the first animated film to reach $100 million dollars in North America. This work was based on and named after the French fairytale Beauty and the Beast. The live-action rema...

Women’s Rights, Time Travel, and Sexual Misconduct

Miranda Blakeman, writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Hypothetically, let’s say I could time-travel. Out of every cringe-worthy moment, every bad haircut, and every instance of complete embarrassment (the list keeps on growing),  I can’t say my heart’s stuck on undoing these mistakes. Instead, I’d like to have a word with my freshman self; she...

Music in Teenage Lives

Jackson Martin, Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

As Music in Our Schools Month comes to an end and the executive administration begins to roll out cuts in arts funding, the time to emphasize how big a role music plays in the lives of teenagers nationwide is at a forefront. According to a Gizmodo article, the average American spends up to 4 hours ...

Logan Steals the Show

Logan Steals the Show

Landon Simmons, Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Films often widely vary in terms of quality. There are the mediocre movies, the so-bad-they’re-good movies, the classics, the movies that just try too hard, and then there’s Logan. Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster finds itself on an entirely new level of movie. It’s similar to “Deadpoo...

Houston, We Have a Problem

Andrea Caulk, Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Thrills, chills and kills: all the ingredients required to make an exceptional suspense story. On March 24 a film was released into theaters, and it is out of this world. Life is hands-down a movie that will keep you on the edge on your seat. If you like disturbing images, aliens, astronauts, blood an...

The Lego Batman Movie Review

The Lego Batman Movie Review

Autumn Walters, Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Legos, the toys many of us grew up playing and building with, though popular before, have been making an even bigger name for themselves lately. With the recent success of The Lego Movie, it only made sense that a sequel, or a spin-off, in this case, would be made. This successor happens to be The Le...

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