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The ’80s Are Back

The ’80s Are Back

Elli Westmacott, Writer

November 15, 2019

High waisted jeans, loud music, neon colors, and band tees. Yes, that’s right. The ’80s are back. You may not notice it much, but the colorful trends are everywhere. Fashion, TV and movies, home decor, and more. The iconic era is surrounding us.  One of the most recognizable movements is 80’s fashion. Fashio...

Tips for Tackling High School Homework: A Guide to Local Coffee Shops

Tips for Tackling High School Homework: A Guide to Local Coffee Shops

Elli Westmacott, Writer

November 15, 2019

A few weeks ago I started high school and I’m already stressed about homework and projects. I have Biology worksheets, English essays, and math homework pretty much every night. I’m reading large textbooks and John Steinbeck after school and during Study Hall every day. This is a big adjustment, ...

Review of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Review of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Wesley Schulz, Writer

November 12, 2019

After sinking about 20 hours into Activision’s newest Call of Duty game, I feel as though I can properly review the game. This will not be a complete review, however, as I have yet to play any of the single-player campaigns, so this review will be focusing solely on the multiplayer aspect of the game....

Fall Wardrobe Essentials

Macy Christal, Sports Co-Editor

November 12, 2019

1. Denim Fall and denim are like family. Any color, wash, or style goes with the fall season! 2. Cargo Jacket Wherever you live, it is bound to get quite chilly during the fall season. A cargo jacket is a must-have essential in order to stay warm wherever you want to go! Whether it is a print jack...

Thanksgiving Crafts to Make for Your Family

Thanksgiving Crafts to Make for Your Family

Macy Christal, Sports Co-Editor

November 12, 2019

Thanksgiving Apple Turkeys: If you are a preschool teacher, a homeschool teacher, or just in a fun and creative mood, this craft is perfect to enjoy with kids and make the thanksgiving time more festive!   Turkey Veggie Tray: You can get really creative with this veggie tray. You can...

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” Review

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” Review

Christian Branch, Writer

November 12, 2019

Kanye West has been in the public spotlight nonstop recently, both for his music and his political views. The decorated producer and artist received heavy criticism for his outspoken support for President Donald Trump, as well as for the confusion regarding when his newest album would be dropping. West’s...

Downton Abbey Review

Downton Abbey Review

Madeleine Nicks, Co-Managing Editor, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2019

I am a die-hard Downton Abbey fan. I followed the Crawley’s and their staff through all their seasons of heartbreak, joy, problems, solutions, and passive-aggressive dinner parties. That’s why I was so excited to hear that the beloved characters were transferred to the big screen. My word of adv...

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

Patrick Otte, Writer

November 11, 2019

The forest line is incoming as Cal Krestis jumps from a Resistance airship. Cal, using his attuned force powers grabs hold of a vine under the forest canopy, using the force to swing him from one vine to the next. Eventually, Cal reaches his destination, a thick tree with aged branches spanning some...

What’s Next for Game of Thrones Fans?

What’s Next for Game of Thrones Fans?

Patrick Otte, Writer

November 11, 2019

Many Game of Thrones fans felt as if they were left off on a sour note when season eight abruptly ended. However, this won’t be the end of Westeros. HBO began shooting the pilot for Bloodmoon when season eight of Game of Thrones was showing in April, abandoning it and turning toward another prequel...

3 2 1 MUG CAKES – Holiday Edition

3 2 1 MUG CAKES – Holiday Edition

Dare Fitzpatrick and Frances Carlson

November 10, 2019

        Recipe: Combine the store-bought Angel Food Cake mix with any other cake mix of your choice. This can be vanilla, chocolate, or even red velvet.       2.  Put three tablespoons of the combined mixture into a holiday-themed mug.   3. Add ...

Holiday Decorating 101

Holiday Decorating 101

Dare Fitzpatrick and Amara Murphy

November 10, 2019

With the holiday season fast approaching, many begin to look for ways to bring festivity to their daily lives. Regardless of the holiday, you celebrate, there are ways to make your space a little brighter for the coming months. Hopefully, these tips will inspire you to immerse yourself in everything ...

A Review of “Joker”

A Review of “Joker”

Jacob Self, Writer

November 8, 2019

The only movie that I’ve ever seen in theaters on two separate occasions was 2019’s cinema masterpiece: Joker. Everything that could go right in a real movie went right in this one. The cinematography was beyond reproach, the acting was phenomenal, and the character development was absolutely flawless....

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