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Got7 proves that they “never ever” disappoint with new album, Arrival

Got7 proves that they “never ever” disappoint with new album, Arrival

by Hannah Haught, Managing Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

Got7 is a seven-member pop and hip-hop group from South Korea. Arrival is their fifth mini album and the third in their Flight Log series. Its predecessors are Departure and Turbulence. Each album, coupled with their music video and title tracks, follow the same story about a car crash involving th...

Priceless adventures for under $10

Priceless adventures for under $10

by Madison Reeley, Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

High school students should all be able to create their best memories with their friends but, so much entertainment comes with a price tag. The movies for two at a Regal Theater is at least $12 per person. Dinner at a mid-priced restaurant like Family Meal, costs around $30 for two people to eat. ...

Podcast: Battle of the Fans–Who is better? Swift or Grande

Podcast:  Battle of the Fans–Who is better? Swift or Grande

by Lily Weaver and Mallory Maher
March 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

Throughout many lunch and class discussions of who is better, Ariana Grande or Taylor Swift, the two biggest fan girls, Mallory Maher and Lily Weaver, finally put this argument to a rest. At least everyone hopes. Maher is definitely Swift’s biggest fan girl, while Weaver is definitely Grande’s. ...

Nintendo Switch and first game Zelda: Breath of the Wild are big hits

Nintendo Switch and first game Zelda: Breath of the Wild are big hits

by Katie Lehman, Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

Nintendo’s newest console, Switch, was released on March 3rd. At the price of $300, the console has been a smash hit at stores. The console has two variants, a grey version and a neon blue and red version, and both are selling out at numerous GameStop stores. People are already being forced onto waiting lists for restocking, within only days of its initial release. Those...

Dreaming of spring break: Where would you go if money was no object?

Dreaming of spring break: Where would you go if money was no object?

by Grace Brooks, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

Spring Break this year is April 14th through the 21st. And what would be  better than to spend it away from  Maryland? Spring break is a time to relax and get away from jobs and work. Choosing a place to spend spring break with the whole family can be difficult, but it's not too late to book a getaway. Islamadora, Florida...

Bottle Flipping: Game, sport, or classroom disruption?

Bottle Flipping: Game, sport, or classroom disruption?

by Christian Nolan and Matthew Gelhard
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

In 2016, bottle flipping became an endless competition, holding its own as a hobby in everyday life. It still continues to this day. For those who don’t know what it is, bottle flipping occurs when you take a water bottle, drink the water until there’s about 1/3 of water left, and begin flipping ...

Get ready to build a Fence around your house

Get ready to build a Fence around your house

by Devin Barge, Photo Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

The movie Fences tells the life of a man who is angry at his past, his present, and his future. Written by August Wilson,  his play Fences was a Pulitzer Prize winner. Wilson's play lived on after his death in 2005 as Denzel Washington directed and starred the Tony-winning Broadway play. Washington als...

Hacksaw Ridge will have you on your feet from start to finish

Hacksaw Ridge will have you on your feet from start to finish

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

Hacksaw Ridge, starring Andrew Garfield and Teresa Palmer, will enter this year’s Oscar Academy Awards with six nominations. Some of these nominations include Best Picture and Best Actor, highlighting Andrew Garfield’s stunning performance. Mel Gibson also has been nominated for Best Director. ...

The beauty of Moonlight

The beauty of Moonlight

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

With poetic eloquence, Moonlight tackles the topics of sexuality, masculinity, and youth that leaves the viewer stunned.  Split into three acts, Moonlight tells the tale of Chirone, a young black man growing up in Miami, and his struggles finding himself in the whirlwind of drugs, homophobia, and n...

See Oscar nominee Hidden Figures: You’ll never complain about math again

See Oscar nominee Hidden Figures: You’ll never complain about math again

by Alex Ismael, Reporter
February 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

Hidden Figures, directed by Theodore Melfi  is a historical drama based on the true story of three African American women who worked at NASA as human computers. It was nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Octavia Spencer) and Best Adapted Screenplay. I believe this movi...

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