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

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)

Everyone looks forward to the arrival of Girl Scout cookies.  Savannah Smiles, S’mores, Do-Si-Dos, and Toffee Tastics are some of the lesser-known cookies available. Check out our video to see how CHS students react to these flavors.

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

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)

Released on February 1, Russian Doll is an eight episode Netflix original. The show features clever plot lines and intriguing characters.

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

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)

Coming out five years after the first Lego Movie, The Lego Movie 2 fell short of success in the box office.  The movie hit theaters on Feb 8.

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

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 new album contained only covers to pay tribute to memorable rock songs.  While each album they produced is titled 'Weezer' the albums are each a different color which becomes the way they are most known by.

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

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 was released on November 14. So far fans prefer Fallout 4 as the new game has not gotten many good reviews.

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

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)

Freddie Mercury's silhouette shows him titled back with microphone at hand, singing.

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

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 fans observe as the teams Philly Fusion and London Spitfire compete in the championships. There were many teams fighting throughout the eight month season, but only two made it this far.

Cameron Fritz, Publications Manager

September 24, 2018

[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)

The Netflix original

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

May 24, 2018

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 ...


May 22, 2018

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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