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Sour Soul Album Review

Sour Soul Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Being informed of a collaboration album between veteran rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah and Canadian jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD invoked one thought mainly - “Didn’t they both just release albums?” While definitely excited to listen, I had reluctance going into this album, especially...

Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

Luke Hillmer, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Kingsman is a very fun movie. That being said, I want to point out that this movie is very violent, and when I say that, I mean that this movie features a character who gets a flag pole stabbed into him, shoved through his body, and out of his mouth.  I found that there are three sides to this ...

Arctic Monkeys: Effortlessly Cool

Arctic Monkeys: Effortlessly Cool

Katie Bashista, Feature's editor

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

One of the best musical groups to come out of England, the Arctic Monkeys, are making their way across the pond to start a U.S. tour and we’re lucky enough to be one of their stops. The Arctic Monkeys are an indie rock band native to Sheffield, England that consists of Alex Turner (lead singer/lead ...

Warning: Explicit Content Below

Warning: Explicit Content Below

Lauren Collis, Reporter

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

In "The Wolf of Wall Street", Leonardo DiCaprio plays a stockbroker named Jordan Belfort who swindles millions of dollars from investors through his sketchy stockbroking firm. DiCaprio’s character starts off as an eager, uncorrupted new guy on Wall-Street, but quickly spirals out of control when he be...

Last Words: Fall 2013

Shelby Shillingburg, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As high schoolers, we start going to parties and all those temptations we were warned of in middle school become all too real. Stuck between childhood and adulthood, many of us ignore our conscience and try to live up to others’ expectations as we down that beer, hoping to feel accepted, to feel cool,...

A Guy’s View On Taylor Swift

Manuel Lemus, Web Content Editor

February 7, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

In my lifetime, which hasn’t been that long, I haven't heard of a girl that is so “thirsty” as Taylor Swift. When she first hit the music scene she was praised for her honesty and humbleness in her music but I thought to myself “Who is this blonde looking asian chick? Get her off my tv. She l...

A Girl’s View On Taylor Swift

Brooke Warren, News Editor

February 7, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Many may disagree with me that taylor swift is amazing. I call those people heartless.  Granted, the majority of her songs may be considered “whiney” but from a girls standpoint, I can back her up. She knows how to preach to the choir, well in her case, sing. In her new CD, RED, which came out on...

Senior Check List

Kayla Boyer, Features Editor

February 5, 2013


Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

Senior Checklist Things You Should Know/ How to Do Know how to wash clothes Learn how to make ramen noodles out of a coffee pot  by using the water from one Know how to save and budget money Save your Quarters! (for Laundry) Save your money during the summer Find a building on campus and m...

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