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Cooks of Crocus Hill welcomes community

Cooks of Crocus Hill welcomes community

Catherine Monty, Distribution Reporter

December 8, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

With the holidays approaching, making meals seems to become a top priority. With families and loved ones to please and impress, cooks of the family need someone to show them how to bring out the best in their cooking. When customers enter Cooks of Crocus Hill, a sense of welcoming comes over them...

Bohemian Rhapsody worth the money for Malek, Sing-Along

Bohemian Rhapsody worth the money for Malek, Sing-Along

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

In yet another stellar Hollywood portrayal of the gay community, the new Queen biopic felt slightly more like a sit-down concert than the hard hitting film on Mercury's experiences that it so desperately wanted to be. Definitely worth ticket money, but entirely different than the trailer would have one believe. Bohemian Rh...

‘Bumblebee’ film release has audience buzzing

‘Bumblebee’ film release has audience buzzing

Nick Parent, Podcast Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

The new movie Bumblebee from Transformers comes out Dec. 21 and it has people buzzin'. This will be the seventh movie related to the Transformers series. This features the famous well-known character Bumblebee, a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle, but also in the film everyone can clearly see some of his friends like...

Perception of novels changes over time

Perception of novels changes over time

Antonio Garcia, Distribution Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

The concept of perception is something that dictates every life on Earth. Perception affects how one interprets something, which leads to an opinion of that particular thing. An individual's perception is formed by their past experiences, attitudes, motives, etc. Adolescence is an important time for...

Students take ACTion, ACT prep course offerings

Students take ACTion, ACT prep course offerings

Elise Truman, Online editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

  An all-out academic battle, where only the strongest survive, and even fewer thrive. The ACT is a standardized test that the majority of the midwestern and southern students take during their junior or senior year. The ACT is comprised of 5 timed sections, math, reading, English, science and a...

Hydro Flask water bottles introduce new hydration systems

Hydro Flask water bottles introduce new hydration systems

Paige Sanders, Photographer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

Keeping water cold on a hike across the mountains, or keeping hot chocolate hot while playing in the snow is everyone's goal to accomplish. A new bottle, the Hydro Flask, is famous for its insulation and has everybody in awe. Its ability to keep beverages at the same temperature for several hours has in...

Nektar juice bar opens in Woodbury

Nektar juice bar opens in Woodbury

Emma Stansbury, Distribution Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

Nektar is a local juice-bar chain offering specialty drinks and cleansers opened in Woodbury. Nektar, located right off of Valley Creek Road on Queens drive, opened in 2018 and offers many drinks including juices, smoothies and cleanses. The juice bar focuses on healthy fruits and vegetables for their drinks. "The location of the juice bar wasn't very nice. It was a little hard to access and they're very busy roads around it," sophomore Mirisa Lunzer said...

‘A Star is Born’ tugs at heartstrings of viewers

‘A Star is Born’ tugs at heartstrings of viewers

Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

“Jack: Can I tell you a secret? [Ally looks over to him] Jack: I think you might be a songwriter. And don't worry, I won't tell anybody. But I'm not very good at keeping secrets.” A Star Is Born starts off when booming rock star with severe alcohol abuse, Jack (Bradley Cooper), spots a young woma...

‘Halloween’ horror turns into a cliche bore

‘Halloween’ horror turns into a cliche bore

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

November 4, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

The original story of Michael Myers took place 40 years ago when he went on a killing spree in his hometown of Haddonfield, IL. Now, Myers is on the hunt again after he has broken out of prison in the new iteration of the Halloween series directed by David Gordon Green. The new sequel to the series is...

Woodbury’s new theater Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens

Woodbury’s new theater Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

As the lights dim and the smell of fresh food passes as the waiter walks by, the movie begins. At the entrance the bright lights of the  Alamo light up.  Inside the theater before the movie begins, the specially made previews for the movie starts. The Alamo is not the your typical theater. The Alam...

‘The Hate U Give’ exposes controversial message

‘The Hate U Give’ exposes controversial message

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

The Hate U Give is a book and movie people are raving about. Many were very anxious when it came out on Oct. 19. It is a dramatic/thriller starring Amandla Stenberg, who is also known for her role as Rue in, The Hunger Games. The Hate U Give is about a young girl named Starr Carter who lives ...

Apple rolls out new iOS 12

Apple rolls out new iOS 12

Q.C. Huong, Editorial Cartoonist

October 24, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion, TV & Film Reviews

Straight from Apple headquarters, the iOS 12 replaced the iOS 11.4 as the latest mobile operating system. While not as revolutionary as when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone in 2007, the iOS 12 brought new features and quality of life changes for Apple users. Released Sept. 17, the new iOS is defaul...