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Anatevka leaves the Jacksonville stage

Hannah Preston, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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Just as winter has come to a halt, Jacksonville High School’s spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof, has recently concluded its run.  With it comes the heaps of stress falling off the shoulders of the cast, crew, and director...

Allegient: The conclusion to the Divergent trilogy

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Allegiant is the third and final movie to the Divergent trilogy starring Shailene Woodley as Tris and Theo James as Four.  After the earth shattering revelations in Insurgent, the second movie in the series, the two must go to...

Proximity: The love triangle

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

If you are tired of watching movies where the actors/actresses are perfect, then Proximity is the movie for you. Just a simple Midwest independent film, Proximity isn’t filled with six- packs and models but instead with real...

A new style of post-apocalyptic thriller

Teri Black, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

10 Cloverfield Lane is a different take on the post-apocalyptic genre. The movie requires the viewer to make educated guesses before the truth is told, although sometimes it is not told at all. The film's vagueness may be a tur...

2016 Academy Awards

Olivia Lee, staff writer

March 16, 2016

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Taking place on February 28, 2016 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California was the 88th Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).  This annual event honored the best films of 2015....

A new fighter is born

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Creed is a movie about a young man wanting to become a professional boxer. But this movie isn’t just about his dream. It is a continuation of the Rocky series. It has been several years after Rocky’s story and he has now re...

20 years of training

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

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On February 27, 1996, the first two original Pokémon games, Pokémon Red and Green were released in Japan to moderate success. Two years later, the games would find their way to America where the concept of training super-power...

Finally!

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

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The millions of viewers watching the 2016 Oscars let out a big sigh of relief as they witnessed Leonardo DiCaprio finally win his much deserved Oscar award.  After five golden statue-less years of nominations, The Revenant was the ...

You can be anything

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Judy Hopps was born and raised in Bunnyburrow, but she always had a dream to be something more than just a carrot farmer. Judy’s dream was to become a police officer and to live in the large and luxurious Zootopia. As a you...

Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Christopher Sutsser, staff writer

March 8, 2016

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Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga is a Lego game based off of Star Wars Episodes I – VI. It takes the player through a reimagining of these movies with its own quirky humor that’s in Lego games with no voice acting. The games...

Will this be Leo’s year?

Kayla Flowers, staff writer

March 1, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

The most wonderful time of the year is here, and no, I’m not talking about a visit from jolly old Saint Nicholas.  I’m talking about the Oscars.  This is a time for tears, whether it be tears of happiness or sadness or even...

The record-breaking superhero

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Full of laughs and action, Deadpool is worth your time and money. Wade Wilson after being diagnosed with terminal cancer decided to take part in an experiment that could change his life forever. However, he wasn’t just made int...

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