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Theater Revamps “The Lion King”

Tatiana Brown, Staff Writer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The theater performed a shortened children's version of "The Lion King Musical". This was a good performance and was perfect for smaller children due to the singing and overall joyful attitude of the play. The actors showed great emotion; such as anger, mischief plus the actors were very clear. Their s...

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Evan Myers, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, a game by DICE software, was released June 7, 2016. Catalyst is the second game in the Mirror’s Edge series, but is actually the reboot that nobody wanted. EA, the owners of the DICE, have ruined another series, as it is known to do. EA sadly doesn’t know how to stop makin...

Mechanic Resurrection: Mission Failed

Mechanic Resurrection: Mission Failed

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Mechanic Resurrection is a sequel to the 2011 remake of the original 1972 feature film The Mechanic, the remake itself in my opinion wasn’t bad, but wasn’t any good either. I mean, it’s not like the film was getting remade in the first place just for the sake of shameless name recognition…unlike...

A Quick Look Inside “Star Catcher”

A Quick Look Inside “Star Catcher”

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Another school year, another play the school has given us. From the directors of the Theatre Department, Nicholas Mills and Annie Dragoo, comes a new imaginative project called Peter and the Starcatcher. Now, if you are wondering what the premise of the latest magnum opus is, Peter and the Starcatcher, which is...

Treat Yo’ Self

Treat Yo’ Self

Auston Abrego, Entertainment Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

On October 13, 2011, a great tradition was introduced to the world on the show Parks and Recreation by Donna Meagle and Tom Haverford. Every year Donna and Tom celebrate Treat Yo’ Self Day: a day full of fragrances, massages, mimosas, fine leather goods, and the three S’s (spa, shopping, and sugar)...

Morgan the Movie Just Scientifically Stupid

Morgan the Movie Just Scientifically Stupid

Luke “Luke Nukem” Myslik, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

For those who don’t know, Luke Scott is the son of one of the most famous and influential directors of this generation, Ridley Scott, who made films like Alien and Blade Runner. Luke has been waiting a long time to make his directorial debut, but now he has finally gotten the chance to do so. With his father as a p...

Frank Ocean Explores Humanity with “Blonde”

Frank Ocean Explores Humanity with “Blonde”

Luca Cendon, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Blonde is the new album released by Frank Ocean. It’s his first large release since Channel Orange and it’s entirely different from any of his past work. Ocean utilizes more auto tune and sampling in his 2016 album as a successful attempt at creating a modern sound. There have been drastic changes in music post-2012 and Frank Ocean has adapted skillfully.

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Rebuking with LukeNukem

Rebuking with LukeNukem

Juliana Sink, Staff Writer
May 31, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Junior Luke Myslik creates videos where he critiques movies and uploads them to YouTube.

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Firewatch

Firewatch

Ian Smith, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Over the course of the digital revolution, video games have been aiming towards younger demographics. Fast-paced action and online adventure games flood the market every year and rake in the most profits in the game developer community. However, some companies are changing the way people play games by cr...

A Real Life ‘Joy’ To Watch

A Real Life ‘Joy’ To Watch

Mary Blanchard, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

‘Joy’ is a 2015 movie directed by David O. Russell, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Robert De Niro.

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Star Wars: Battlefront

Star Wars: Battlefront

Tyler Scott, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The Star Wars franchise has seen a recent revival that’s been a long time coming, with Episode 7 and the long awaited sequel to the last Battlefront coming out, a game that many consider a masterpiece, myself included.

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20 Must-See Halloween Movies

20 Must-See Halloween Movies

Amity Hibler, Staff Writer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

20 Must-See Halloween Movies ranging from Kooky Kids' Movies to the Haunting Horrors.

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