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Bright Walls Mural Festival is coming to Jackson

Bright Walls Mural Festival is coming to Jackson

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

October 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

   The Bright Walls mural festival is coming downtown! This event will bring thirteen artists from all over the nation to Jackson, Michigan to paint beautiful murals on buildings in the area. The festival is a week long activity that is set to start Oct. 4 and end Oct. 9. Many people within the co...

Growing brilliant writers

Growing brilliant writers

Lucas Worden, Web Journalist (Opinion)

March 20, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Writing is an essential tool for anyone who desires to aim higher when it comes to management and highly paid positions within a company but it is also a forgotten form of expression. Much like music, painting, or drawing, writing can be used as a way for teenagers to escape the stress of high school...

O’mya, what a book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

O’mya, what a book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Amya Case, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Column

  Looking For Alaska by John Green   Though this tearjerker was published in 2005, it still remains a best seller. This story takes place at a boarding school in Alabama with a boy named Miles Halter, who is done living his safe life at home.   This 283 paged novel shows Miles’ journey ...

Black Panther movie leaves mark in history, proves successful

Black Panther movie leaves mark in history, proves successful

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  On Feb. 16, Marvel Studios released a groundbreaking film that changed the superhero movie genre forever. Marvel’s Black Panther (2018) is the first big budget superhero movie to feature an African-American as the lead.   The film follows T’Challa (Black Panther) as he returns to the f...

O’mya, what a book: All the bright places by Jennifer Niven

O’mya, what a book: All the bright places by Jennifer Niven

Amya Case, News Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Column

  All the bright places by Jennifer Niven    This New York Times bestseller is a about a boy named Theodore Finch and a girl named Violet Markey. These two students meet when they are assigned to do a project together. They then travel around their state of Indiana when their project begins to...

Adam’s Analysis: Justice League fails to meet expectations

Adam’s Analysis: Justice League fails to meet expectations

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion)

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Column

Warner Brothers studio released their newest superhero movie, Justice League, and received a mixed reaction from audiences worldwide. The film debuted on Nov. 16, grossing $278.2 million opening week. This is more than 20 million less than the budget of 300 million. The film is the fifth movie to...

Spotting the difference

Dakota Bright, Web Journalist

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Sept. 22, 2017, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+ were released worldwide. 43 days later, on Nov. 3, Apple released the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 is the average model with enhanced settings, costing $700-$800, where as the iPhone X costs $999. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+ can be purchased or leased wit...

Adam’s Analysis: Critical and commercial success of ‘It’ movie

Adam’s Analysis: Critical and commercial success of ‘It’ movie

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion)

December 21, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Column

The newest horror film to get a revamp is Stephen King’s It, a film that has created a lot of buzz from movie goers. The first onscreen appearance of standout character Pennywise, the Dancing Clown, was way back in 1990. It was originally a two part television miniseries which aired on the Amer...

The Walking Dead: comic vs. show

The Walking Dead: comic vs. show

Micheal Mierzwa, News Journalist

December 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Oct. 31, 2010, The Walking Dead debuted on AMC, which would later become one of the networks highest rated series. The show was brought to life from the best selling The Walking Dead comic books created by Robert Kirkman. The story from the series and comics are similar, but very unique in their o...

Original anime vs Netflix movie

Original anime vs Netflix movie

Oli Grenke, Media Manager

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Death Note was originally a manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The anime aired in Japan from 2006-2007 and has since then found great success in America. Despite the fact that the animated series is foreign, it has gained traction and praise in the states due to its fast...

New Marvel movie excites fans

New Marvel movie excites fans

Micheal Mierzwa, News Journalist (Opinion)

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  Marvel is back once again with an upcoming movie. They have been dishing out movies and even television shows in the last couple years.   Marvel’s next addition to the movie franchise, however, is anticipated to be the next big superhero flick of the year. Avengers Infinity War is going to be the third insta...

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