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Analyzing e-boys

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Most young people have heard of “e-boys”; they are rising in popularity, especially now that it is fall and they can go about layering T-shirts on top of sweatshirts. But they are still just trending, so some may not know...

It: Chapter 2 Scares Moviegoers!

Maycee Hurt, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

If you’re a person who loves all things scary, I definitely recommend It: Chapter 2. I was sitting at the edge of my seat the whole time and couldn’t look away! (except when I got scared). The plot line of the movie was great...

The Summer I Turned Pretty series keeps readers engaged

Julianne Wilson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Everyone has seen the movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. This iconic movie was inspired by the book written by Jenny Han. Jenny Han is an american author known for writing teen romance novels. After reading the To All the Bo...

IT Delivers More Humor Than Horror

Lamart Cox, staff writer

September 19, 2019

James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Skarsgard, Bill Hader, and Isaiah Mustafa star in the sequel to the smash hit movie, IT. IT Chapter Two takes place 27 years after the first movie after all of the loser club kids have grown...

“You think you got problems?”

Maycee Hurt, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

A new Netflix Original has just hit everyone’s TV! Tall Girl is showing teens across the country that being different is perfectly okay. I would definitely recommend this movie to girls of all ages. The audience could be sma...

Musical adaptation of Beetlejuice takes Broadway by storm

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Since its opening night at the Winter Garden Theater on Broadway on April 25, Beetlejuice The Musical has amazed both fans of Broadway as well as fans of Tim Burton’s original movie. With its intricate scenery, unique costum...

Action Packed Thriller “Angel has Fallen”

Michael Mcnulty

September 17, 2019

The movie Angel has Fallen is a movie about Secret Service Agent Mike Banning who is framed for the assassination attempt on the president which leads him to evade his own agency and the FBI to find the real threat to the pres...

Toy Story 4; definitely not trash!

Julianne Wilson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

In the summer of 2019, a legend was born, Forky. You may not know what I am talking about if you have not yet seen Toy Story 4. The movie was released on June 21, 2019. Ever since, fans have gone wild. The Toy Story franchise came out of ...

Upcoming Broadway Musical Excites Percy Jackson Fans

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Avid lovers of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series have recently discovered the hidden gem, The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson Musical. Originally under an hour, The Lightning Thief musical began in New York City ...

New film delivers nostalgia and horror

Alice Webster, Student Editor

August 27, 2019

Any current high school student has likely at least heard of the kid’s horror book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. For most young adults, the anthology was quintessential to the elementary school experience. So it’s no su...

Is Dora and the Lost City of Gold worth it?

Julianne Wilson, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

This past weekend my childhood came alive as I saw the new movie Dora and the Lost City of Gold. The live action movie was a contrast from my past cartoon days. I went in with low expectations and was not disappointed. I went i...

Santa Clarita Diet is horrifyingly funny

Alice Webster, staff writer

May 13, 2019

Zombies have become a tired horror trope over the years, but Netflix’s new comedy Santa Clarita Diet breathes new life, or new death, into the genre. The show follows the suburban Hammond family as matriarch Sheila, played by ...

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