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Pop-Punk band Panic! At The Disco releases best album yet

Pop-Punk band Panic! At The Disco releases best album yet

Brooklyn Klahr, Online Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

  On January 15, 2016, the world suddenly became a much more jammin’ place. Panic! At The Disco’s long awaited album Death of a Bachelor was released on Fueled by Ramen and DCD2. This album is composed of 11 brilliant songs, all with their own style, but still all perfectly fitting into the...

Flavors of Fall

Lyndie Copeland

October 9, 2015


Filed under Reviews

As leaves fall whimsically from transforming limbs and maple trees foam with sap, the air catches a rejuvenating autumn aura. The churning and burning of apple cider and sugar and spice scented candles warmly welcomes fall. Contributing to the autumn aura, another sweet, reviving aroma that fills the...

Divergent Movie

Maggie Pruitt

March 24, 2014


Filed under Movies, Reviews

For a movie that was a little over two hours long, Divergent seemed to keep my attention the whole time! Yesterday on my last day of spring break my family and I went and saw the new movie Divergent, based off of Veronica Roth’s book series. Some reviewers give it a thumb’s down, but it has...

Book Thief steals readers’ hearts

Reagan Tinney

September 9, 2013


Filed under Books, Reviews

   The Book Thief is a beautiful and heartbreaking tale told by an unlikely narrator, Death. In the book, which takes place during the Second World War, readers are introduced to Death's sometimes-poetic views of life and the war, and his peculiar fascination with a young girl named Liesel. By using Death's narrative, author Markus Zusak masterfully creates a story that will leave a place in your heart. &nb...

Divergent makes its way to the screen

Morgan Kennedy

March 27, 2013


Filed under Movies, Reviews

For the past decade books such as, “ Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, and The Host” have been made into movies. What do these movies have in common? They’re all scientific fiction based and are very popular when it comes to the box office. The next big movie to come out and join the...

The Host

Maddie Reith

March 26, 2013


Filed under Books, Reviews

Television screens are filled with the trailer for the new movie The Host. It is going to be released this coming Friday. Some might not know that it is based off of a book that Stephanie Meyer wrote, also called The Host. The book starts out with an alien soul being put into a human. It shows that this...

One Last Strike scores hit

Heather Gillie, J1 Reporter

March 6, 2013


Filed under Books, Reviews

The book “One Last Strike” is a great book because Cardinals fans and other MLB team fans get an opportunity to get inside Tony LaRussa’s head about the 2011 season. Readers get an insider’s view of how the Cardinals were able to achieve one of the most amazing comebacks in sports history,...

Two movies worth viewing

Walker Degenhardt, Reporter, J1

March 1, 2013


Filed under Movies

The Dark Knight and Red Tails. These two movies are in my Top 10 of movies. They are both action movies and they keep the audience on the edge of your seat the whole movie. The most recent one I watched is The Dark Knight. Dark Knight is a Batman movie. The Joker and the mob are trying to destroy...

Breaking Dawn Part Two

Maddie Reith

November 16, 2012


Filed under Movies, Reviews

The most recent Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn Part Two, came out yesterday and shocked viewers. With its realistic action scenes and the romance it was hard not to love this movie. Bella Cullen finally was a vampire just like she had always dreamed. Edward Cullen was even more in love with his newborn...

October Baby

Emily Degenhardt

October 23, 2012


Filed under Movies, Reviews

You know those days where you just want to cuddle up on the couch and watch a good movie, but you never know any good movies to watch? October Baby is definitely one of those good movies you should watch. October Baby is the story of girl named Hannah (Rachel Hendrix), a 19-year-old college freshman ...

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