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Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; The Finale

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; The Finale

by Jacob Bolger and Bailey Spore

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lancer Media Music Madness, Opinion, Spring 2019

Check out the final debate here, featuring guest speaker Dylan Miller! Who is the greatest music artist? This is a question endlessly debated by friends, casual listeners, and experts alike. As this is clearly a subjective topic, no one is necessarily wrong or right in their answer. Everyone has their o...

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round one

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round one

by Jacob Bolger and Bailey Spore

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lancer Media Music Madness, Spring 2019

Who is the greatest music artist? This is a question endlessly debated by friends, casual listeners, and experts alike. As this is clearly a subjective topic, no one is necessarily wrong or right in their answer. Everyone has their own opinion and taste of music.  Staff members Jacob Bolger and Bailey...

So you want to be a music major?

So you want to be a music major?

by Alyson Sniffen and Elizabeth Anderson

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” These words were spoken by the Chinese teacher and philosopher Confucius, yet they are quoted even today centuries later--despite the fact that most people are forced to work for a paycheck and not their own enjoyment. ...

Listen to all your favorite songs…But at what cost?

Listen to all your favorite songs…But at what cost?

by Spencer Derrenberger and Michael Strathman

January 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“I like that I can download things and listen to them even without internet, so I don’t have to compromise all my data, or if I’m going on a flight or something.” That sounds great, right? Many music listeners feel the same way that Brooke Derrenberger, a Spotify subscriber, feels about musi...

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Top 10 of 2018

At the end of each year, we reflect on what that year has provided for us. We make lists of favorite movies, events, albums, video games, and even memes from the year. Despite all that is created,  much of the traditional art goes unnoticed, unless you regularly haunt museums. I love these ten p...

Drama experiences the magic of Disney World

Drama experiences the magic of Disney World

by Jacob Blue, Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Homecoming 2014, News, Showcase

I used to make fun of people who worshiped Disney World. They’d say things like how their whole family goes every year and that they all wear matching shirts with Disney characters on them. Now that I have been to Disney with the marching band and drama, I am a Mickey ear wearing, FastPass prepa...

Rappers and Rap Sheets: The negative impact of shock culture

Rappers and Rap Sheets:  The negative impact of shock culture

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

From 2017-present, “mumble” rap has become extremely popular, with Lil’ Pump as the mascot of this subgenre. Lil’ Pump, who frequently uses a new-age drug commonly called “Lean," celebrates breaking the law in social media, his videos, and his lyrics. This is a problem because mumble rap a...

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Tech week spanned the last  days of the Footloose production schedule, which  means only one thing: complete and utter chaos. Techies and actors alike scramble across the auditorium to pull together every last line and note of the show and try to make each second as engaging as possible.  Footlo...

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...

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