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You Season 2 Review: Addictive, Draining, and Depraved

You Season 2 Review: Addictive, Draining, and Depraved

by Joshua Todd and Jenny Davis

January 22, 2020

Warning: This article contains spoilers for Season's 1 and 2 of Netflix's show You. Netflix's second season of the hit series You is guaranteed to disgust you to the core. The stalking and murder of the innocent people in Joe’s life, mixed with the countless scenes of macabre, makes the skin crawl. Even wi...

Juice Wrld’s rise to fame begins and ends with addiction

Juice Wrld’s rise to fame begins and ends with addiction

by Zack Hunsaker and Evan Gobien

January 6, 2020

Jared Higgins also known as Juice Wrld was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1998 and raised by his single mother, who was very religious and forbade him from listening to hip hop. The world was shocked when Juice Wrld died early Sunday, December 8, after experiencing a seizure in Chicago’s Midway Internat...

COD Culture: Stereotypes in Call of Duty Modern Warfare

COD Culture: Stereotypes in Call of Duty Modern Warfare

by Ethan Hart and Matthew Strahlman

January 2, 2020

Video games have been a massive part of popular culture ever since “Pong” was released in 1972. It is undeniable the power video games have to unite communities far and wide, as well as their power in artistic expression to immerse players in the fictional (although sometimes nonfictional) world with...

A look back at the best moments of the 2010’s

A look back at the best moments of the 2010’s

by Joshua Todd, Reporter

January 2, 2020

It's hard to put into words the feeling that the new decade brings. It’s not really dismay, but it's not an overarching joy. For one, the end of this decade means that we will soon be adults. This comes with all of the advantages that we've been craving since we were younger. With this adulthood, w...

Baby Yoda coos its way into our hearts

Baby Yoda coos its way into our hearts

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

December 19, 2019

When Star Wars fans tuned in to watch the Mandalorian on Disney+ they were expecting to see a gritty space Western with galactic bounty hunting. Fans were happy to see that they got all and more, but there is one surprise stealing the show. His or her name is still unknown. In the show, they are called...

Let it Snow: You’re going to love it SNOW much

Let it Snow: You’re going to love it SNOW much

by Gabby North, Reporter

December 18, 2019

John Green is one of my favorite authors, and I have read all of his bestsellers from The Fault In Our Stars to Looking for Alaska. All of his books are teen dramas, as he writes many coming-of-age novels. So when I heard that Netflix was making a movie based on the collaborative romance novel, Let it...

Spotify Wrapped: Ending the decade on the right note

Spotify Wrapped: Ending the decade on the right note

by Alexis Fowler, Managing editor

December 17, 2019

Music-- it's what fuels our very existence. In my opinion, music is essential to life. Nothing compares to the feeling you get when a song emphasizes the pain or happiness you feel. The idea that music is bland and strictly categorized is just wrong. Music can be unique and personalized, and to emphas...

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Music Podcast

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Music Podcast

by Evan Gobien and Matthew Strahlman

December 17, 2019

“Chinatown Slalom” is a new indie/alternative band in 2019 that are not well known. We found them on Apple Music when they first released the album in late June. We noticed there were not too many reviews on this album that we really enjoyed, so we decided to do something. In this podcast...

6 Reasons you should have Disney Plus

6 Reasons you should have Disney Plus

by Ashley Nash, Editor

December 17, 2019

Disney Plus offers shows, movies, shorts, and originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. Disney’s new original show’s episodes are released once a week, while the old shows and movies are all there for binge watching.  The streaming service costs $6.99 a month or $69....

“Frozen II:” Why it’s worth seeing two times

“Frozen II:” Why it’s worth seeing two times

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 16, 2019

WARNING: Contains spoilers It definitely came as a surprise to many when the trailer for Frozen II broke the internet during March. The vague two-minute video of Elsa (Idina Menzel), attempting to control towering ocean waves using her powers did not spark a lot of excitement. In fact, it was quite...

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