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Black Panther smashes box office sales, cultural boundaries

Black Panther smashes box office sales, cultural boundaries

Lexi Kava, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under All, Entertainment, Movies

Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 18th movie, The Black Panther, smashed its way into theatres across the country this past Friday, and since its debut, the film has taken the world by storm. The movie started off by breaking the box office records and earning a whopping 192 million dollars on the o...

Top 5 Michigan colleges

Top 5 Michigan colleges

Alli McKenzie, Business Manager

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just for Fun

The Drowsy Chaperone delights audiences

The Drowsy Chaperone delights audiences

Lily Antor, Editor in Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The fall musical, the Drowsy Chaperone, took students on a 1920's adventure with a compelling cast and catchy tunes. “There are so many elements that help hone a good comedy,” said English and Drama Teacher Celia Weeks. These words come from the director of this year’s musical, The Drowsy...

Fantastic news and where to find it

Fantastic news and where to find it

Sarah Maniscalco, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under All, Entertainment, Movies

This year a new kind of magic is stirring in the Harry Potter community. There are hints and whispers far and wide about the next movie in the Fantastic Beasts series, which will premiere on November 16, 2018. The lengthy title of this new film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, suggest...

Shakespeare is everywhere

Shakespeare is everywhere

Brianna Neuhouser, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under All, Books, Entertainment

Elder Scrolls: improved and renewed

Elder Scrolls: improved and renewed

Megan Rinock, Illustrator

January 19, 2018


Filed under All, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

If there was ever a game that captured my attention time and time again and always managed to draw me back into the gaming abyss, it would be, without hesitation, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It’s the one game I go back to, time and time again. And then, the same year I bought the game, Elder Scrolls Online...

Best Christmas break movies

Best Christmas break movies

Hannah Thomas-Perez, Journalism 1 Staff Writer

January 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just for Fun

Ragnarok doesn’t disappoint

Ragnarok doesn’t disappoint

Brianna Neuhouser, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under All, Entertainment, Movies

Marvel hit another homerun with the release of “Thor: Ragnarok” last week. In the 9 days it has been out, its box office revenue has surpassed the production budget of $180 million by roughly $32 million. The opening weekend alone brought in $121 million in domestic success. The Thor franchise ...

Oh, Jingle Bae

Oh, Jingle Bae

Mackenzie Brey, Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just for Fun, Showcase

Dear Diary, Skin is drying out, bulky coats are a necessity, and sounds of sniffles are filling the hallways. Cuffing season is here and I, for one, am NOT ready. How could I be? It seems as if cuffing season hit me harder than my feels after watching The Notebook! Seriously… How could I NOT sta...

Best Scary Movies

Best Scary Movies

Demi Jensen, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under All, Entertainment, Just for Fun

Are you sad that Halloween is over? Do you want to continue the fright for just a little while longer? Here's a list of five must-see scary movies to meet all of your post-Halloween needs. Nightmare On Elm Street: This cheesy horror film is classic. A perfect blend of comedy and dread makes this m...

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