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Airpods trend skyrockets after holiday season

Airpods trend skyrockets after holiday season

Carina Block, Copy Editor

March 3, 2019


Filed under Podcasts, Product Reviews

AirPods have been an extremely popular technology this school year. A fair portion of students own a set of AirPods, with even more students owning them after receiving them for Christmas. AirPods are wireless headphones released by Apple™ that can last for five hours of listening to music without nee...

‘Lego Movie 2’ delivers solid performance, falls short of the first

‘Lego Movie 2’ delivers solid performance, falls short of the first

Derek Berg, Podcast Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under TV & Film Reviews

Sequels always have a hard time living up to the originals. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part did not meet the high flying expectations of the first Lego Movie, mainly because the first was so genius and delightful to watch. But, The Lego Movie 2 delivered a solid performance that is nothing to be ash...

‘Conversations with a Killer: the Ted Bundy Tapes’ excites true crime fans

‘Conversations with a Killer: the Ted Bundy Tapes’ excites true crime fans

Kyra O'Loughlin, Layout Editor

January 31, 2019


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"Maybe don't watch it alone," warned Netflix to its viewers. Netflix released "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" on Jan. 24. The series depicts the victims, conviction and execution of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy-based on his own words. The docuseries began streaming 30 years to the day when Bundy was executed. Since its release, the ...

‘Rent: Live’ becomes partially live

‘Rent: Live’ becomes partially live

Antonio Garcia, Distribution Reporter

January 28, 2019


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Rent: Live, a groundbreaking and musical rendition, was aired Sunday, Jan. 27 on Fox. The broadcast emerged to be only partially live due to an actor breaking his foot the day before the airing. The television special was based on the 2005 award-winning 'Rent' movie. The film was adapted from a B...

‘Glass’ shatters box office

‘Glass’ shatters box office

Joseph Devins, Business Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Podcasts, TV & Film Reviews

Glass is a movie written, directed and produced by M. Night Shyamalan. Taking a different view of how superheroes are portrayed on the silver screen. Premiering Jan. 18, Glass took the top box office draw of the weekend. A thriller with a trivial end Glass is an anticipated movie that missed the ma...

Ellen’s stand-up ‘Relatable’ premiers on Netflix

Ellen’s stand-up ‘Relatable’ premiers on Netflix

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Podcasts, TV, TV & Film Reviews

Ellen Degeneres, the laugh out loud day-time show host of "The Ellen Show" recently released her first stand-up comedy show in 15 years. The show "Relatable" a Netflix exclusive, was released on Dec. 18, 2018. Degeneres's last stand up "Here and Now" aired in June of 2003 on HBO. When DeGeneres ...

La Carreta, more than Mexican

La Carreta, more than Mexican

John Franklin, Copy Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Product Reviews

A new restaurant in Stillwater has arrived.  Located on Market Drive where the Meet Market formerly was, La Carreta Authentic Mexican restaurant is a place raving about.  When walking into La Carreta, one should notice the menu.  Most customers may look at the menu and see items they have never seen...

‘On the Basis of Sex’ inspires a new generation

‘On the Basis of Sex’ inspires a new generation

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

December 31, 2018


Filed under TV & Film Reviews

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspires a new generation with the film “On The Basis Of Sex”. Set in the 1970s, at a time when discrimination on the basis of sex was legal, Ginsburg fights to change the law. The film premieres in a limited release Dec. 25 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary serv...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ with several heaping spoonfuls of nostalgia

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ with several heaping spoonfuls of nostalgia

Hannah Sween, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 29, 2018


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A star-studded cast meets a storyline dripping with nostalgia, "Mary Poppins Returns" has several spoonfuls of adorable parallels and quirky characters. Those expecting a cinematic masterpiece to push their intellectual, artistic minds will be severely disappointed by the film, but those who love so...

‘Aquaman’ swims into theaters

‘Aquaman’ swims into theaters

Nathaniel Willius, Distribution Reporter

December 29, 2018


Filed under TV & Film Reviews

When I went to see Aquaman, I did not expect to enjoy the film, but what I saw took me by surprise. While the movie has a few flaws, it is a film many can enjoy. Aquaman is a superhero action movie that takes place in the DC film universe where Aquaman (Jason Momoa) is told by Mera (Amber Heard) tha...

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ slowly tells the deadly story of WWI

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ slowly tells the deadly story of WWI

Sadie Heieren, Photographer

December 25, 2018


Filed under TV & Film Reviews

Opening with an introduction from the director Peter Jackson, "They Shall Not Grow Old" is a newly released movie taking a deep look into the real lives of the World War I American soldiers, who fought in the trenches for our country. Though it takes some time in the movie to get into the true action of war. Released Dec. 17, 2018, the f...

Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ chilling message

Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ chilling message

Paige Speedling, Distribution Reporter

December 23, 2018


Filed under Book Reviews, TV & Film Reviews

Netflix's newly released movie, "Bird Box" came out Dec 13. The movie starring Sandra Bullock set a record for Netflix at 45 million views in the first week, and the movie has only gained in popularity. The movie is based on a deadly force that infects people and makes them kill themselves. Nobody...