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Top of the world: Greed satirically targets the top one percent and the billion dollar fast fashion industry

Top of the world: Greed satirically targets the top one percent and the billion dollar fast fashion industry

Brianna Neuhouser, Digital Media Manager

March 24, 2020

“Only connect.” The E.M. Forster quote was Greed’s beginning and end. The movie shows the bright and beautiful world of the top one percent, but with billionaires at the forefront, it seems the marketing fell flat. Even with this barrier, the message it sends is far more important. It tackles the...

Valentine’s Day Gift Plans

Valentine’s Day Gift Plans

Natalie Grinder, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Old vs new shows

Old vs new shows

Kaylin Kyle and Kai Pennington

February 5, 2020

Old Shows with Kaylin Kyle The 2000s were a different era. The 90s had passed, and now was a new decade. With a new decade came new shows, songs, and movies. There was Nick Jr, Nickelodeon, Disney, Cartoon Network, and many other networks of new children and teen based shows. One of the most familiar c...

2000s vs 2010s kids

2000s vs 2010s kids

Kaylin Kyle and Lucy Madelung

February 5, 2020

As the new decade starts, a senior and a freshman debate who had it better growing up.

John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Brunch

John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Brunch

Lucy Madelung, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

This Christmas eve, a miracle occurred. We gained John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch special! Comedian and Immortal John Murial Mulaney is usually known for his odd wit, timing, and all-around hilarious stage presence, and he has done it again, with a little help from the only people who speak the...

TempleRushGo: three similar games

TempleRushGo: three similar games

Kaylin Kyle, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

In our generation, games are a must. We’re constantly looking for the next best thing, for the next thrill. We’re looking for the next thing to hook us and keep up addicted. But some games are classics: you can come back to them over and over again and find new ways to beat that level and get the ...

Little Women (2019) by Greta Gerwig Review

Little Women (2019) by Greta Gerwig Review

Astrid Code, News Editor

January 28, 2020

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott has been adapted so many times, there are at least 5 movies of it alone. But this one, directed by Greta Gerwig, puts Jo March at the center of the story, and highlights feminist themes, especially about marriage. Jo (Saoirse Ronan) is extremely relatable and was already my ...

Tik Tok fame: How the app is boosting artists

Tik Tok fame: How the app is boosting artists

Lilly Lisznyai, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

   Tik Tok is one of the most popular apps of the year. It has also become the music industry's new fame machine. This apps gives so many influencers, as well as newcomers, a platform to be creative and make content they love. It also gives many artists exposure. Tiktokers use songs that artists make as ...

The top 5 most ridiculous things teachers say

The top 5 most ridiculous things teachers say

Cynthia Brown, Journalism 1 Writer

January 7, 2020

  1. The bell doesn’t dismiss you, I do! Actually, the bell does dismiss us, and is an important signal that it’s time to move to the next class. It if doesn’t dismiss us, then why is it there? Teachers can tell time and dismiss us instead of the bell if that truly were the case. I...

Netflix’s wacky Christmas of 2019

Netflix’s wacky Christmas of 2019

Isabelle Burnett, J1 Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Oh boy, Netflix is back at it again with these really cringy Christmas movies…even Rotten Tomato reviews were unsure what to do with the movies Netflix dumped on their lap this year.  First on the Christmas movie list is Holiday in the Wild, a story centered around a recently divorced woman on a sh...

Frozen II

Frozen II

Maya Daniels, J1 Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

While some are still traumatized from the overplayed showstopper that is “Let it Go,” Frozen 2 takes the franchise to a new level and engages viewers both old and new.  Unlike the first movie, Frozen 2 doesn’t have a real villain, instead focusing on finding yourself, dealing with change, an...

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