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For no particular reason: horror (episode two)

For no particular reason: horror (episode two)

Ethan Gill and Remy Gottschling

March 6, 2020

  Welcome back to episode two of "For No Particular reason." In this episode Remy Gottschling and Ethan Gill are joined by Nolan Lampson and Aidan Erdahl as they discuss horror with an emphasis on movies. They discuss what makes it great, why it works and why they love it....

The irony of ‘Richard Jewell’

The irony of ‘Richard Jewell’

Paige Rodriguez, Photo Editor

February 27, 2020

Clint Eastwood and Warner Brothers are under fire for the defamation of the deceased journalist, Kathy Scruggs, in Eastwood's newest film. On Dec. 13, 2019, "Richard Jewell" hit the big screen. The movie covers the portrayal of wrongfully accused security guard Richard Jewell, who alerted the authori...

A decade in hip-hop

A decade in hip-hop

Hayden Fish, Arts and Culture Editor

February 26, 2020

As 2020 marches on and the previous decade fades away, it is important to recognize the stellar works of art to come to the genre of rap and hip hop over the last 10 years. These albums have had a profound impact on the musical landscape or achieved a legendary critical or commercial status. J...

A safe place

A safe place

Zoe Barnett, Co-Opinion Editor

February 20, 2020

One in five teenagers suffer from a mental illness, and according to Teen Mental Health. That's 20% of our population. Teenagers experience a wide variety of mental disorders, ranging from ADHD, to anxiety, to depression and other mental disorders.  Inside the walls of classrooms, there is littl...

‘Rise of Skywalker’: Not with a bang but with a whimper

‘Rise of Skywalker’: Not with a bang but with a whimper

Ethan Gill, Co-Opinions Editor

February 19, 2020

  It’s never easy being the third film in a Star Wars trilogy. “Return of the Jedi” was forced to follow up the landmark piece of genre fiction that was “Empire Strikes Back,” and “Revenge of the Sith” was stuck following up two disappointing blockbusters that had little love fro...

A picture of women in film

A picture of women in film

Delaney Callaghan, Copy editor

February 7, 2020

This Sunday, Feb. 9th, the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony will be held in the same venue with the same awards given to the same groups of actors. In recent years, there has been controversy over the lack of diversity in those recognized. Upon the release of the nominations, many were upset over the clear lack of nominations for women and people of color. In the Best Director and Best P...

A rundown on the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

A rundown on the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

Gillian McMahon, Design Editor

February 2, 2020

With the Democratic primaries coming up for the 2020 presidential race, people are starting to consider who they would like to run as the Democratic candidate. Many Americans are finding it hard to know who they like within the race. Besides the big-name competitors that are leading in the polls, there...

Death heard around the world

Death heard around the world

Orion Forest, Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna passed away Jan. 26, in a helicopter crash.  There were nine total victims of the crash including, Sarah and Payton Chester, Ara Zobayan, Christina Mauser, and John, Keri, Alyssa Altobelli.   The five-time NBA champion was a hero and fr...

Going up in flames

Going up in flames

Zoe Barnett, People Editor

January 28, 2020

The extreme Australia fires have been spreading for the past three months. These fires are mainly caused by the annual Bushfires that occur in Australia, although the fires normally vary by region. Every state in Australia has been affected by these ongoing fires. But the biggest fires happening ...

Unappreciated young climate activists

Unappreciated young climate activists

Helena Erdahl, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

Greta Thunberg has taken the national stage in the past few years, and was recently named the 2019 TIME Person of the Year. But there are numerous other young activists that are promoting the protection of our earth who aren’t getting the same spotlight. Many of these activists have sidelined their edu...

Yes, we know what you’re saying

Yes, we know what you’re saying

Hayden Fish, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2019

After the underwhelming and missed release dates for multiple large names of rap this Sept., I was left hungry for more. Danny Brown satisfies that hunger with his clever, tight and concise early Oct. album “uknowhatimsayin¿” Brown has been a wildcard in the rap game since his 2012 album “XXX” g...

Will the canned food drive actually help?

Will the canned food drive actually help?

Emma Coke, Social Media Editor

December 11, 2019

Every Nov., our school holds a canned food drive competition amongst fourth period classes. The goal of the food drive is to have your class collect the most cans. Besides the end target of having your class win, there lies a much more important goal: to collect cans for local food banks in order to ...

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