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Spirited Away Review

Spirited Away Review

Kai Pennington, Staff Writer June 12, 2020

Spirited away is an animated film by Studio Ghibli. Released in 2001 in Japan and dubbed to English in September of 2002.  The movie is about a girl who moves to a new town. After finding what her...

The history of the five main instrument groups

The history of the five main instrument groups

Kai Pennington, Staff Writer June 12, 2020

 Music has a huge place in society. From wind, brass, string, keyboard and percussion, instruments have made music what it is today. Many tend to overlook the progression of instruments through history....

Types of masks and the safest way to wear them

Types of masks and the safest way to wear them

Natalie Grinder, Associate Digital Media Manager June 9, 2020

During the pandemic most stores are requiring or recommending masks to be worn to protect themselves and others from the virus. The three main types of mask are medical masks, single layered masks, and...

Subnautica Review

Subnautica Review

Kai Pennington, Staff Writer June 9, 2020

Since quarantine started, I have been playing video games much more than I would if it was summer, or school. Going through games on the playstation store, I saw Subnautica. In previous years I have spent...

Violet Evergarden Review

Violet Evergarden Review

Kai Pennington, Staff Writer June 9, 2020

During this long break we have had, I have been watching Violet Evergarden. A 13 episode animated series which can be seen on Netflix that is about Violet, an adolescent girl who is a former soldier, looking...

Are diss tracks making a comeback?

Are diss tracks making a comeback?

Lindsey Peterson , Staff Writer June 9, 2020

We all know the famous Logan and Jake Paul diss tracks. Not only were they very cringey but I kinda had love for them. I don’t know one person who hasn’t memorized their diss tracks on each other....

The importance of checking in on people during quarantine

The importance of checking in on people during quarantine

Lindsey Peterson , Staff Writer June 9, 2020

During these tough times, I want to express how important it is to check in on people during quarantine. There are many people who suffer from anxiety, depression, or paranoia. Those are some of the people...

Tik Tok stars who don't deserve the hype

Tik Tok stars who don’t deserve the hype

Lindsey Peterson , Staff Writer June 9, 2020

If you haven’t heard of tik tok, you have definitely been missing out. Tik Tok is a huge platform that allows many people to show their talents and give them a fan base. Tik Tok is full of dancers and...

Don't take this time for granted

Don’t take this time for granted

Kellie Miles, Photographer June 3, 2020

Although most of us think that quarantine has been stupid and we didn’t like it, don’t take this time for granted. We get to see our families and do projects that we have been needing to do. I know...

What to binge during quarantine

What to binge during quarantine

Lilly Lisznyai, Staff Writer April 28, 2020

There hasn’t been much to do at home except watch movies and shows on streaming platforms like Netflix. Netflix has been pushing out a lot of shows and movies for its users to watch since the stay at...

“beautiful flaws” by Portage Northern alumni review

“beautiful flaws” by Portage Northern alumni review

Brianna Neuhouser, Digital Media Manager April 16, 2020

On March 20th, 2020, the Instagram account @foxwoodstudios, run by PN alumni, the Labian family, posted an announcement: the most recent Labian graduate, Chloe published a book of poetry and pre-orders...

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