Define Compassion

September 19, 2014

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

KATIE PICKRELL If there is one thing missing in today’s world, I know exactly what it is: compassion. Unfortunately, this isn’t an easy thing to fix-it isn’t even easy to define. Most people would compare compassion...

Being a New Student

September 17, 2014

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SAVANNAH TAYLOR Nothing is more terrifying than having to move to a new state going into senior year. It’s like being a fish out of water. You feel totally out of place. Like you can’t breathe, and you’re being suffocated...

“If I Stay” Movie Review

September 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

KATIE PICKRELL Based on Gayle Forman’s best selling novel, “If I Stay” was adapted into a great film, especially for younger audiences. The film follows Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) and her closest family and friends...

Top 5 Robin Williams Films

August 20, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Robin Williams was one of the most critically acclaimed actors of his time, receiving three Academy Award nominations for best leading actor and winning an Academy Award for best supporting actor in 1997. As such, now that he...

Victim Playing: An Underlying Lie

August 14, 2014

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Everyone wants to be a victim. Who wouldn’t want to be? You get to have people praise you without having to do anything to try and make you feel better. You are given less responsibility because people will believe you need...

6 Words, 6 Perspectives

August 12, 2014

Filed under Local, Opinion

We asked 6 people to describe what coming back to school was like with 6 words. These are their responses. Charlie Friedman, 11: It is going to be exhausting.                         Annale Beran, 12: On...

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Review

August 11, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Local, Opinion, The Arts

“Guardians of the Galaxy” was a big risk for Marvel Studios. Unlike Iron Man or Captain America, Guardians of the Galaxy was a relatively unknown comic book series to the general population and there was no guarantee that...

Top 5 Movies to See Over Summer

May 28, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

REAGAN FITZKE // HAYLEY MUSTIN This summer, several movies are making their way to the big screen. With the extra time over break, there are a lot of opportunities to go to theatres with friends. Here are a few recommendations of u...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Review

May 8, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

REAGAN FITZKE   The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released on May 2, following the previous installment featuring Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker. The movie also stars Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Jamie Foxx as Max Dillon, ...

Editorial: Why Blame the Media when You are the Media?

April 15, 2014

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FRANCESCO VIOLA III In high school English classes, the impact of the mainstream media on society is bound to come up in conversation eventually. The topic arises in classes such as English II and AP Language class. Regardless, the co...

“Divergent” Review

April 1, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

REAGAN FITZKE “Divergent”, starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James, was released on March 21, 2014. It is the first theatrical installment of Veronica Roth’s bestselling trilogy. Woodley plays the role of a teenage girl,...

“The Winter’s Tale” Review

March 3, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

TARA O’GORMAN As a movie that was premiered on Valentine’s Day, it was not a romantic love story. Two days after Valentine’s Day, I saw it with my boyfriend thinking it would be romantic. “The Winter’s Tale” is a supern...

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