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‘A Quiet Place’ 2 a must-see

Trailer image of A Quiet Place 2 the movie is unreleased and the release date is delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Joey Kraft, Graphics Editor

March 29, 2020

A Quiet Place 2 is the sequel to the box office hit A Quiet Place. The first movie depicted the Abbott family trying to survive an invasion of monsters. The second movie will not only continue the story beyond where the first left off, but also flashback before the time of the first movie. These mo...

‘The Bachelor’: Finding love through reality TV

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Morgan Hildreth, Camera Editor

February 22, 2020

Thirty girls. Carefully handpicked down to three. Then eventually to one. This one lucky girl may end up married to the most eligible Bachelor in America. At least this is the idea. In the popular ABC TV series, The Bachelor one man has a once in a lifetime opportunity to find a woman to marry. The Bachelor tends to air in the early spring wh...

Aaron Hernandez, an unexpected murderer

The documentary 'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez' came out Jan. 15. The documentary is about former New England Patriot and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez, and the crime that took place in 2016.

Jack Taverna, Social Media Editor

February 16, 2020

Netflix released Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, the new documentary on former New England Patriot and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez . This documentary provided details about the crime. These details were never released to the public prior to the documentary. “I had very little knowle...

‘The Turning’ receives unexpected, displeased reviews

American supernatural horror film, 'The Turning' hit theaters Jan. 24. Fans express disappointment as the movie did not capture the horror aspect that many were looking for.

Fiona Stahl, Online Editor

February 12, 2020

The newly released supernatural horror film "The Turning", directed by Floria Sigismoni, recently hit theaters Jan. 24. Many fans have expressed their thoughts and feelings over social media. It was obvious why the multi-plot story was disliked. It was incredibly difficult to keep track of who was who and w...

Minnesota Orchestra offers free tickets for students

Orchestra Hall uses large cubes as their unique signature auditorium look. The cubes help disperse sound during their performances, including the performances that can be seen utilizing the Hall Pass tickets.

Julie Xiong, Cartoonist

February 12, 2020

Music is a combination of melodies, harmonies, pure beauty and emotions. It can be easily found at Orchestra Hall. Since 1973, the venue has been most known for its exquisite acoustics. An overall warm and rich sound is produced by the Minnesota Orchestra. "They are one of the best orchestras in the cou...

Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ not getting expected praise

Justin Bieber's new single

Meg Skaret, Layout Editor

February 11, 2020

Justin Bieber recently released his comeback song “Yummy"on Jan. 3. As his first solo single in three years, it does not cut it. Many fans are unimpressed by the repetition and lack of purpose for the song.  "I'm disappointed. I think that he has better potential, and hopefully he hasn't lost ...

‘Parasite’ shocks world by winning award for best ensemble

Adam Guinee, Podcast Reporter

January 13, 2020

With a nomination for three Golden Globes, four BAFTA awards,  The Cannes film award for best actor and actress and nine Oscar nominations (Including best picture), as well as becoming the second film in history to unanimously win the Palme D'or,  filmmaker Bong Joon-ho  already has a massive presence...

One Act play competes annually

One Act play team practices in the auditorium after school.

Ava Hoelzel, Photography Editor

January 10, 2020

Every year, the One Act cast competes between different schools in the district, and then at state level. The have about one month to put the production together. The cast/crew consists of no more than 20 members (students and advisors). “I always learn so much in these competitive environments," sen...

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ brings history to the screen

Netflix's 'The Crown' brings history to the screen

Tyrina McCombs, Distribution Reporter

January 10, 2020

The Crown is a Netflix Original Series about Queen Elizabeth II who is still the queen of England today. The series does not tell just the story about the queen herself or the throne, but it also tells the story of England during the time of the 1940s, including the royal family and the British gov...

Minnesota Orchestra brass section holds new concert at St. Andrew’s Church

The Minnesota Orchestra's brass section stands and receives applause before the first half of their Holiday Brass concert at St. Andrew's Church Dec. 6. The highlights of the concert included

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2020

The Minnesota Orchestra recently held a new holiday concert, “Holiday Brass.” The brass section of the MNO performed at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi and Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis Dec. 6 and 8. "The librarians are great. They gave me a whole bunch of arrangements. ...

Disney loses fans’ trust with ‘Star Wars’

Disney loses fans' trust with ‘Star Wars’

Drew Miller, Video Editor

December 28, 2019

Disney recently acquired Lucasfilm in 2012 and has made mistakes at every turn with "Star Wars". Disney's last movie "Solo: A Star Wars Story" did terrible at the box office. Now is a better time than ever to prove Disney wants to tell entertaining "Star Wars" stories and not just use it as an easy way t...

Timeless classic ‘Little Women’ receives 8th film adaption

Louisa May Alcott's classic novel has had many different book covers as well as screen adaptions. The newest will be out Christmas day.

Kathleen Pothen, Copy Editor

December 23, 2019

Director Greta Gerwig's  second film "Little Women" comes out Dec. 25. The film boasts a distinguished list of actors, Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern and Emma Watson. Along with the film's score composer Alexandre Desplat, they ensure thi...

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