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SMH Cartoon: iChristmas

SMH Cartoon:  iChristmas

by Amanda Anderson, Lancer Media Cartoonist

December 23, 2014

Phone game Trivia Crack creates highs and lows

Phone game Trivia Crack creates highs and lows

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter

December 22, 2014

Eternax, a Latin American company, developed Trivia Crack and released it mid-September. This game has made its way into app stores including Apple, Google Play, Windows, and Amazon. Downloads for the app skyrocketed in November after Eternax launched their video for the promotion of Trivia Crack and reduced the downlo...

“No Doubt” that Gwen Stefani’s new single disappoints

“No Doubt” that Gwen Stefani’s new single disappoints

by Izzy Peterson, Editor

November 28, 2014

There is “No Doubt” that Gwen Stefani’s new single, “Baby Don’t Lie,"  is a step down from the unique music once performed by this bombshell blonde. Where she once sailed unfamiliar waters taking listeners captive with her reggae pop mixture, Stefani has now joined the multitude of unexceptional...

Interstellar: Audiences can expect a movie that’s out of this world

Interstellar: Audiences can expect a movie that’s out of this world

by Brennan Nolan and Madeline Sheehy

November 27, 2014

Before it finds a new home on Redbox or Netflix, get to the nearest theatre to see Interstellar. This action-packed film stars Matthew McConaughey as ex-NASA pilot Cooper, and actress Anne Hathaway as NASA employee Amelia Brand. The film’s very believable future human race has run out of food and wa...

Taylor Swift: No going back to or forward from 1989

Taylor Swift:  No going back to or forward from 1989

by Erik Chapman, Reporter

November 26, 2014

Taylor Swift can talk the talk like a pro, but she can’t walk the walk. Her recent album, 1989, is intended to be a statement to music listeners that the music industry isn’t dead. She says she wants to emulate the risky decisions of pop artists from the late ‘80s, like Madonna, and create something...

Coca, Jones and Servary win French Honor Society art contest

Coca, Jones and Servary win French Honor Society art contest

by Madeline Sheehey, Reporter

November 21, 2014

The French Honor Society hosted their second annual in-school art competition for National French Week, November 5-11. Students were encouraged to imitate a French art classic. The top three winners  were selected by the honor society. This year marked the fifteenth National French Week. French students...

The Vampire Chronicles rise from the grave with latest novel “Prince Lestat”

The Vampire Chronicles rise from the grave with latest novel “Prince Lestat”

by Izzy Peterson, Editor

November 19, 2014

On October 18th, Anne Rice bounced back onto the publishing scene with her first novel of The Vampire Chronicles series in a decade: Prince Lestat. Reintroducing her vampiric mythology into the mainstream was a risky and bold move after renouncing anymore Vampire Chronicles novels in 2000. However, i...

Music review: Mary Lambert’s song “Secrets” inspires, but video disappoints

Music review: Mary Lambert’s song “Secrets” inspires, but video disappoints

by Julia Peigh, Watermark Editor

November 11, 2014

When I first heard Mary Lambert’s single “Secrets” on my radio, I immediately found the song to be catchy and fun. The tune made me think of all the body-positive rants I’ve seen on social media like Tumblr and Twitter, and I loved listening to it. But, like a novel that you love and then the...

“Dracula Untold” leaves thirst for blood unquenched

“Dracula Untold” leaves thirst for blood unquenched

by Izzy Peterson, Editor

October 27, 2014

Released in theaters on October 10th, Dracula Untold pledged to enthrall and fascinate its audience with the historical and fictional mash-up of Vlad the Impaler and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. While it wasn't a terrible film, cheesy acting and iffy plot holes left me unsatisfied and craving something mor...

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