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Netflix series promotes cultural awareness through the use of humor

Netflix series promotes cultural awareness through the use of humor

Sheila Mwanda, Entertainment Editor

March 17, 2019


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“COMEDIANS of the World” is a 47 episode series featuring stand up comedians from all over the globe. The series is divided into 13 regions, each one representing a different part of the world. Different countries represented include South Africa, Iran, India, Canada, and Brazil. Through this series...

Jonas Brothers official comeback

Jonas Brothers official comeback

Brianna Neuhouser, Website Editor

March 17, 2019


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2005 fangirls are rising out of the ground with the resurgence of the amazing brother trio, the Jonas Brothers. Released on March 1st, 2019, their new single “Sucker” debuted at number 1 on the US Spotify and Apple Music charts. It also rapidly climbed to top the iTunes charts. With a catchy bea...

Riverdale star Luke Perry passes

Riverdale star Luke Perry passes

Brianna Neuhouser, Website Editor

March 13, 2019


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“When someone is drowning, you can try to save them, but not if they're gonna drag you down with them.” These are words of wisdom uttered by the iconic Fred Andrews, played by Luke Perry, on the hit tv show, Riverdale. Perry, also of 90210 fame passed away March 4th, 2019 after suffering a massive...

A Semester of Sticky Note Secrets

A Semester of Sticky Note Secrets

Natalie Grinder, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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During first semester Melissah Morris-Adkins and I found four sticky notes stuck together under the computer tower at my desk in the third floor lab. At first, we thought it was left there by accident. A few days later, we realized it was still...

The Earth is dying, but first, one more tweet

The Earth is dying, but first, one more tweet

Anai Freeman, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2019


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The last of the ice caps have melted and the ozone layer has completely vanished, but Instagram added a new update where it sets a timer on when new fresh air is needed, so we’ve got better things to do than contemplate something as frivolous as our deteriorating environment.   As the summers get ...

Rap or Go to the League: a review

Rap or Go to the League: a review

Zach Quinn, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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2 Chainz released his anticipated album Rap or Go to the League on Friday, March 1st. His album cover is a great example of what a lot of rappers and athletes go through in their childhood and teenage years in the inner cities: with the trap house and the basket for the hoop, kids made the most of what...

Lessons from Becoming

Lessons from Becoming

Sheila Mwanda, Entertainment Editor

March 11, 2019


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Review of Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annexe

Review of Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annexe

Astrid Code, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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The Diary of Anne Frank has been read, studied, and loved world-wide, by all ages and walks of life, as an award-winning account of the Holocaust. It has been put on lists of the best books of all time...but what most people don’t know is that Anne Frank had a second diary. In this diary, she wrote “tale...

Isn’t it Romantic: a step in the right direction

Isn’t it Romantic: a step in the right direction

Kylie Clifton, Business Manager

March 6, 2019


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“Isn’t it Romantic” is not simply a romantic comedy that fills a few hours of your time, but a lovable, lighthearted, hour and a half, step in the right direction for that pokes fun at romantic comedy. Featuring a inclusive cast and clever storyline, “Isn’t it Romantic” appeals to a wider a...

Senioritis: a serious epidemic

Senioritis: a serious epidemic

Gabbie Byers, Social Media Manager

March 6, 2019


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To whom it may concern, We need to talk. An illness has been spreading like wildfire that needs to be discussed ASAP: Senioritis. Senioritis is a medical term given to high school seniors who have been drained and want nothing more than to walk the stage and put this chapter of their life behind them. Characterized by an...

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Astrid Code, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


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Set shortly after WWII, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society follows the story of author Juliet Ashton (Lily James) and a book club on the previously-occupied island of Guernsey. After Juliet’s well-read copy of Essays of Elia makes it into the hands of Dawsey Adams (Michiel Huisman), the two...

The Hate U Give book review

The Hate U Give book review

Abigail VanderBerg, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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The Hate U Give, written by Angie Thomas, follows the protagonist, Starr, as she fights for her beliefs and struggles with the consequences. Starr is an African American girl who lives in Garden Heights, and urban area, but goes to Williamson, an suburban school. Starr exists in two differ...

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