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Book Lovers get ready to read: Natalie’s top choices for summer 2018

Book Lovers get ready to read:  Natalie’s top choices for summer 2018

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It's finally time to bask in the sun, travel to places with friends, and most importantly, read as many books as possible. Here are a few books on my beach bucket list. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone These books follow the storyline of a young boy named Harry Potter who finds out that he is a w...

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Warmer temperatures and longer days mean that there are more options for getting outdoors and spending time with that special someone. However, a lot of adventures can be expensive. You don't need to spend a lot of money to have a memorable time with your favorite girl or guy. These 5 low-cost summer...

Podcast review: Welcome to Nightvale combines spooky story with dark humor

Podcast review: Welcome to Nightvale combines spooky story with dark humor

by Julian Espino, Guest Reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“In other news, a recent report suggests that things may not be as they seem.” Welcome To Night Vale is a podcast that takes place in Night Vale, a fictional town located in the American desert. The main character, Cecil Palmer, who is voiced by Cecil Gershwin Palmer, is the host of the podcast. Thi...

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On May 4th, the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their annual talent show in the auditorium. The show was compiled of talent acts, being headlined by 2018 Mr. Linganore winner Josh Watson and his band with their original performance of "1 fish 2 fish, red fish blue fish." The show was hosted by...

Music Review: A Place To Call Home by Andy BaLcon

Music Review: A Place To Call Home by Andy BaLcon
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by Mason Eddins, Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"A Place To Call Home" is a solo song written by Andy BaLcon. The musician is a member of the Heymoonshaker duo. The duo is currently touring France. The song is organized well and the chorus is sung in places where it fits. The lyrics do not jump all over the place, so the song keeps a cohesive story about teens becoming you...

Avengers: Infinity War leaves viewers begging for more [WARNING: Lots of spoilers]

Avengers: Infinity War leaves viewers begging for more [WARNING: Lots of spoilers]

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

DO NOT read this review if you haven't seen Avengers: Infinity War. Goodbye! You don't want to have this movie spoiled before you watch it yourself. Trust me. Without further ado, I welcome all of the other readers who have seen the movie to this mess of tears, laughter, and shock that I really need to get...

Cut Footloose: Success of 80’s favorite depends on foot stomping fun

Cut Footloose: Success of 80’s favorite depends on foot stomping fun

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Linganore 2018 school musical, Footloose runs from April 26th-29th. The show contains a vast amount of energy, and will leave everyone stomping their feet. The show itself revolves around dance, and the cast members manage to show off their dance moves. All of the choreography is created by d...

Xbox vs PlayStation: The (console) generation debate

Xbox vs PlayStation: The (console) generation debate

by Jacob Bolger and Ethan Hart

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

 As video games become increasingly popular, two different consoles have risen to a competition similar to Batman vs. Superman, or Coke vs. Pepsi. The PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One lead the market today with 69,635,004 total sales for the PlayStation, and 34,156,108 for the Xbox. Both consoles sport fantastic features and are widely played by many across the wo...

Cut Footloose: Pit band adds to musical excellence

Cut Footloose: Pit band adds to musical excellence

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2018 school musical, Footloose runs from April 26th-29th. The show contains a vast amount of energy and will leave anyone in the theater on the edge of their seat. When it comes to putting a show together, it is much like the pieces of a puzzle. There are many different aspects that are put t...

Album Review: The Weeknd reflects ‘melancholy’ feelings mixed with heartbreak

Album Review: The Weeknd reflects ‘melancholy’ feelings mixed with heartbreak

by Grace Gaydosh and Ethan Hart

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On March 30, just a couple days after hinting at the possibility of a new album, Abel Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd dropped an EP titled My Dear Melancholy,. The album is his third consecutive No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart and all the tracks debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. This was his...

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