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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...

Disney Plus downloads through the roof

Disney Plus downloads through the roof

Fiona Stahl, Online Editor

November 16, 2019

The newly released Disney Plus has many individuals gravitating towards it. This leaves other large entertainment companies with less business than before.  Sophomore Emerson Milby is one of many who have subscribed. A majority join because of the ability to being able to watch shows no longer shown on TV. ...

‘Stranger Things’ season four teaser has fans on edge

‘Stranger Things’ season four teaser has fans on edge

Drew Miller, Video Editor

October 6, 2019

With this new season of "Stranger Things", fans are wondering if it is going to be well thought out or just a continuation of a popular show for the sake of renewing it. The past few seasons have been great, and the season four teaser definitely supports the hype. "Stranger Things" is a very popular ...

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

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

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor

January 17, 2019

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 ...

Binge-watching Netflix proves popular among students

Binge-watching Netflix proves popular among students

Emma Wagner, Copy Editor

January 6, 2019

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming sites of the century with over 90 million users and an owner with a net worth of about $3.4 billion. Netflix is also easily accessible and cheap, pulling in their users with a fee of $12.99 a month, which means users pay a small fee for over 6,000 options o...

Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ sends chilling message

Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ sends chilling message

Paige Speedling, Distribution Reporter

December 23, 2018

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...

French Olympian coaches Jostes

French Olympian coaches Jostes

Arieanna Junghans, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2018

Although she grew up skating, junior Haley Jostes has a once in a lifetime opportunity to train with a past Olympic figure skater. French Olympian Surya Bonaly, will be featured training Haley on a documentary that will be added to Netflix in upcoming months. Jostes describes Bonaly as an influential person...

New exciting shows take on fall T.V.

New exciting shows take on fall T.V.

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

October 15, 2016

The interest in pop culture has sparked viewers in new and upcoming t.v. shows. From recurring to new shows, viewers can find something they are interested in through different streaming platforms. Fall brings many pilot shows, which can vary from comedies to dramas and even to non-fiction doc...

Netflix original series ‘The Get Down’ popularizes hip hop

Netflix original series ‘The Get Down’ popularizes hip hop

Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter

September 27, 2016

"All a man has is his word," says Papa Fuerte (played by Jimmy Smits) in the outstanding new drama series from Netflix, The Get Down. This quote mirrors the struggle of The Get Down Brothers, headed by Ezekiel Figuero (played by Justice Smith) and Shaolin Fantastic (played by Shameik Moore), as a fi...

Netflix hits big with original content

Netflix hits big with original content

Linnea Phillips, Layout Editor

September 19, 2016

Netflix original content is growing and has been met with a resounding, "Yes!" from viewers and critics. Content on Netflix is changing, for the better. In the last few years Netflix has been releasing  more and higher quality content, and the people can't contain their excitement. In general, many people...

Need for net neutrality

Tim Press

April 18, 2014

For years, the internet has been thought of as an expansive, free and open utopia of information and entertainment. It has interconnected parts of the globe in ways previously unimaginable. Traveling across oceans, mountains, rivers and canyons to exchange goods and ideas has now been succeeded by clicking...

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