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  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.

  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.

  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.

  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.

  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week

  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

A ‘map’ to the charts: BTS releases new album

A ‘map’ to the charts: BTS releases new album

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

BTS, otherwise known as Bangtan Sonyeondan (방탄소년난), is a Korean pop boy band. Almost six years after their debut, they released their latest album, Map of the Soul: Persona on Apr 12. The much-anticipated album had over three million pre-order sales and broke records worldwide. They debuted...

Scouting for new flavors: Students try lesser-known Girl Scout cookies (Video)

Scouting for new flavors: Students try lesser-known Girl Scout cookies (Video)

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under A&E, Media, Reviews, Showcase, Videos

Girl Scout Cookies are some of the most well-known, popular cookies in America. Thin Mints, Trefoils, Samoas, and Tagalongs are examples of timeless Girl Scout cookies known all over the world. But what about the lesser known cookies? Savannah Smiles, S’mores, Do-Si-Dos, and Toffee Tastics are cookies...

“Russian Doll” is the best Netflix original content (Review)

“Russian Doll” is the best Netflix original content (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Television

Repeatedly experiencing your death can really put your life in perspective. 36-year-old Nadia is stuck in a time loop, forced to relive her birthday party only to die and do it all over again. With eight twenty-minute episodes, Russian Doll is the perfect size for a clever, concise storyline. ...

‘The Lego Movie 2’: A brick by brick analysis (Review)

‘The Lego Movie 2’: A brick by brick analysis (Review)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part was created as a sequel to the widely successful first movie, The Lego Movie, but it lent itself to many unforeseen problems. Unfortunately, The Lego Movie 2 failed at the box office compared to much smaller titles with much lower budgets. The movie was not even...

Weezer’s ‘Teal Album’: A true tribute to rock (Review)

Weezer’s ‘Teal Album’: A true tribute to rock (Review)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews, Showcase

The popular alternative rock group Weezer has released a new album which they have named Weezer (The Teal Album). While the album is recognizable by the color teal, it is officially called Weezer, just like every other album by the band.   The Teal Album came from seemingly nowhere, being released randomly on Jan ...

Fallout 76: Truly terrible or unfinished masterpiece? (Review)

Fallout 76: Truly terrible or unfinished masterpiece? (Review)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Games, Reviews, Technology

Fallout 76 is a recently released game that has been viewed poorly by critics and gamer's alike. The game definitely has many negative points, but is it truly deserving of these poor ratings? Game play is the core function of every single game, and Fallout 76 creates a game play experience based on wh...

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Bohemian Rhapsody brings the legacy of the band Queen back to life, through a thrilling and heartfelt movie.  The film follows the life of Freddie Mercury, with his journey in the legendary band and how he  lived his life as a British bisexual man in the mid to late 20th century. The movie portrays Mercury’s personality as drama...

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Cameron Fritz, Publications Manager

September 24, 2018


Filed under Games, Sports

[analytics-counter] In the age of competitive video games, the definition of sport is being challenged. In a professional gaming world where players participate in tournaments, one game sought to change that, and bring eSports as close as it has ever been to traditional sports.  Overwatch, a highl...

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase, Television

Girls Incarcerated is an eight-episode Netflix original show featuring teen inmates at Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in Madison, Indiana. Since the show was released, the facility has been closed. This show highlights the struggles of the girls serving time in the correctional facility. The ...

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May 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

To gun violence, discrimination, racial tensions, murder, drug addiction, technology addiction, and death: this is America, or at least for Childish Gambino. Social media has been blowing up over the release of Donald Glover’s, better known as Childish Gambino, new song and music video “This is ...

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