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Ender’s Game Movie Review

By Karina Olivera, Reporter

September 28, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Ender's Game is a movie about Earth after it was invaded by an alien species named the Formics. In the battle against the Formics Earth is victorious but lives under the fear that one day the Formics will come back for Earth's most important natural resource: its water. Seventy years later the people...

Synopsis: The Maze Runner

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

September 27, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

The Maze Runner is based on the 2009 trilogy book The Maze Runner by James Dashner. The movie starts out when Thomas, who does not know his name or where he is, ascends a dizzyingly fast elevator.  Upon arriving, he meets other boys who seem to have faced the same problem. Thomas, played by Dylan O'...

Beyoncé and Jay Z: On The Run HBO Special Review

Beyoncé and Jay Z: On The Run HBO Special Review

By Macy Swenson, Reporter

September 26, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

The On The Run tour, headlined by Beyoncé and Jay Z, premiered on Saturday (in case you've received a torrential downpour of the couple on your feed and were confused as to why) on HBO. The concert event was filmed over the course of their last two shows in Paris, and goes through a set-list of over...

Let’s Get Fired Up

By Kristina Zuroff, Reporter

September 22, 2014


Filed under Review, Student Life, Uncategorized

On Friday, September 21st, 2014 school spirits were high. Football guys were in their jerseys, cheerleaders were in their uniforms, and crimson, red, and black filled the campus. The reason being: it was a rally day. Students not only went above and beyond in their school spirit, but they also got to...

Movie Review: Divergent

Movie Review: Divergent

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Reporter

September 13, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

I recently saw the action-packed, science-fiction movie by Neil Burger, Divergent, last month...I believe that this was a pretty interesting movie where one choice decides your friends, defines your beliefs and determines your loyalty to your friends and family forever..... The setting of Divergen...

iTunes Gives Free…

By Alexandria Yaum, Reporter

September 12, 2014


Filed under A&E, News, Review

Are you interested in listening to something different? Searching for some new songs, band, or album to enjoy? Well I have one for you…. I give you U2!! Yes, the band’s name is U2 and they have just released a new album this weekend through iTunes. That’s not even the best thing about the new hit...

Of Mice and Men: A Book Review

Of Mice and Men: A Book Review

By Allie Enriquez, Reporter

September 1, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

This year all sophomores had to read Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck over the summer. When asked how they liked the book many students replied they thought is was a good book with a sad ending. The two most memorable characters in the book are George and Lennie, an unlikely pair of migrant workers...

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

September 1, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

!!Spoiler Alert!!  "Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy." (202) William Golding's Lord of the Flies (1954) shows us the dark side of humanity and how even the most civilized of people can become savages...

My Everything Album Review

My Everything Album Review

By Enya Rodriguez, Reporter

August 29, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Age jokes, whistle tones, and synthetic redheads are three things that I think of when I see Ariana Grande. Admittedly, she is no longer a redhead (those days are long over, apparently) but if you have listened to the local radio at all over the past four months, you've probably heard her song "Problem"...

After the Disco Album Review

By Lucy Wenstrup, Reporter

August 23, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Just a warning: this review is incredibly biased because of my love for Broken Bells. Despite its high ratings on the Billboard 200 earlier this year, I feel that Broken Bells'  second studio album After the Disco deserves more praise and attention. Once again, musical geniuses Brian Burton (also kn...

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