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“MXed” feelings about MXMToon’s newest album, The Masquerade

MXMTOON's the masquerade album review

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

November 5, 2019

MXMTOON recently released her new album The Masquerade. The song “Prom Dress” is the highlight of the whole album. Before hearing about this album, I had only known her for her song, “Prom Dress,” and was interested in listening to more. Maia is a nineteen-year-old girl from Oakland, CA. She h...

PewDiePie is the KING of YouTube–at whatever cost

PewDiePie is the KING of YouTube--at whatever cost

by Tabitha Moses and Seth Moses

January 22, 2019

Subscriber *clap* review *clap* Felix Kjellberg, more commonly known as PewDiePie has been the most subscribed YouTube channel since 2013. He is a Swedish YouTuber and individually creates, edits, and publishes all of his content.  However, T-Series, an Indian music and film company gave Kjellberg a run for his mo...

21 Savage produces unique second album

21 Savage's i am > i was cover.

by Bailey Spore and Nick Hayslett

January 16, 2019

Late 2018, 21 Savage dropped his second studio album i am > i was (read “i am greater than i was”). Overall the album is great, minus one bad song. i am > i was is very different from the first album, but it's good. Soon after the album's release, on 12-21-18, 21 took to Twitter to announce that a fea...

Haley Enders’ top ten moments for teens in 2018

Haley Enders' top ten moments for teens in 2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is released Read Dead Redemption 2, developed by Rockstar Games, was released October 26 and has since been selling out of stores. If you don’t know, Rockstar Games also helped develop the GTA series, so it isn't a surprise how similar the Red Dead seri...

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

Night Vale Review

by Julian Espino, Guest Reporter

May 16, 2018

“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...

VINE: Very Interesting Nearly-hilarious Entertainment –Top 10 you dont want to miss

VINE: Very Interesting Nearly-hilarious Entertainment --Top 10 you dont want to miss

by Grace Corbitt, Reporter

December 18, 2017

Ever since Vine was officially taken off of all app stores on January 17th, 2016, many people have mourned its tragic ¨death.¨  For these people who desperately want Vine back, their wish may be coming true. People on social media have been going crazy over rumors of a ¨Vine 2¨ that Dom Hofmann...

Get ready for sleepless nights with MBK’s sinister audio dramas

Get ready for sleepless nights with MBK's sinister audio dramas

by Nicholas Stephan, Reporter

October 30, 2017

In a world full of modern horror and cult classics, it’s rare that something other than a movie or book makes it big with fans and critics. The horror industry often finds itself incapable of bringing fresh scares to an audience that’s ‘seen it all’, but Youtube’s Mr. Betty Krueger’s popular a...

Famous last words: Don’t make the last words you text be your last words on earth

Famous last words:  Don’t make the last words you text be your last words on earth

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter

April 27, 2017

One choice could take a life. Choosing to drive distracted is choosing to put lives at risk. In 2015 alone distracted driving killed 3,477 people and injured 391,000. “If you have a phone, my best advice to you is before you start driving, lock it in the trunk.  Whatever it is, it can wait,” sa...

Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

Get off the bandwagon: Throw the

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

February 22, 2017

Remember the cinnamon challenge in 2011-2012? We tried to eat a spoonful of throat-drying oxygen-impairing cinnamon with no water. We all did it (I certainly did), and we all laughed as our peers choked and coughed. Even after 222 teens had to be rushed to the hospital over the course of 2012 and four-year-old Matthew Radar was pronounced dead from inhaling cinnamon, some of us were still laughing. With...

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

November 17, 2016

Vine, the popular 6-second video social media site, was purchased by Twitter and officially launched in January 2013.  In October 2016, Twitter announced it would gradually shut down the service. A Eulogy to Vine: Many lives have been affected by you, Vine. You’ve inspired millions across the...

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