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“Breaking Bad” spin off proves exciting

“Breaking Bad” spin off proves exciting

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion

  With season 3 of AMC’s Better Call Saul coming to an end this last June, fans are anxious to know how Jimmy McGill becomes the infamous Saul Goodman.   The exciting, new prequel to AMC’s Breaking Bad has received stellar reviews. The show’s stories are gripping, and it really stands on...

Rendition of “Beauty and the Beast” combines new elements with original story

Rendition of “Beauty and the Beast” combines new elements with original story

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A tale as old as time comes to life in the new live action film, Beauty and the Beast. Disney released the film, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast on March 17. The character development was exceptional from every single character. Luke Evans truly became his egocentric...

Galaxy not so far away needs new hope

Galaxy not so far away needs new hope

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The future of the beloved Star Wars series may be in jeopardy after the passing of the much praised and appreciated actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia Organa in the original movies. After appearing in the newest movie in the Star Wars franchise The Force Awakens, Disney may have to fi...

How do horoscopes work?

How do horoscopes work?

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

   It is difficult to scroll through social media without seeing seemingly endless pages, accounts, and posts regarding zodiac signs. Despite their growing popularity online, a deeper knowledge of zodiac signs and their origins seems to be lacking.    In astrology, the “celestial sphere,” in the ...

Debating DC and Marvel comics

Debating DC and Marvel comics

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

February 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

    Superhero movies are popular right now, with Marvel and Detective Comics (DC) being the two main producers. Fans have debated which franchise is better for years.   Marvel is known for having a very large and successful cinematic universe. Their movies tend to receive better reviews and ma...

Spoiler Alert!: Show returns with humorous parodies of real events

Spoiler Alert!: Show returns with humorous parodies of real events

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Inspired by the reality of the past, Documentary Now! provides a fresh take on parodies. The style of the show is filmed as if the episodes were reality. Documentary Now!’s humor comes from how the situations detailed in the show are made to look real and not fictional. The show’s opening ...

Upcoming Auditions for Musicals; Nov. 28 meeting cancelled

Upcoming Auditions for Musicals; Nov. 28 meeting cancelled

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  Auditions for the Northwest Community Players’ production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella are on Dec. 20 and Dec. 21. Auditions are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will held in the high school choir room.   Anyone in the community can audition for a role, but students in Pre-Kinderg...

Drama Club’s performance of Arsenic and Old Lace cast list

Drama Club’s performance of Arsenic and Old Lace cast list

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The first performance of Arsenic and Old Lace is tonight, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. There will be also be a show on Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19 , and there will be a matinee show at 2 p.m. on Nov. 19. Below is a list of the cast and crew. CAST Elaine Brewster - Kelsey Staton, Genna Barner Ab...

Vine eliminates the option of letting users post

Vine eliminates the option of letting users post

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The social media platform Vine, a place where people upload six second long clips, launched three years ago. The app creators have decided to shut it down in the next coming months due to a decreasing number of users. After Instagram allowed people to post videos in June of 2013 and Snapchat became...

Drama Club performance dates of “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Drama Club performance dates of “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The Drama Club presents Arsenic and Old Lace. They have been preparing since the beginning of the year for their fall play. Arsenic and Old Lace is a play about a murder mystery that takes place in the Brewster household. As the story continues, Elaine Brewster realizes that her family is crazier...

Choir presents Sweet Music event

Choir presents Sweet Music event

Griffin Foster, Journalist

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Sweet Music is an event that showcases soloists performing Broadway or jazz style music. This year Sweet Music will be held on Nov. 11 in the Cafetorium. Doors open at 5 p.m. with appetizers being served and the performance will begin at 6 p.m. There will be a silent auction and 50/50 raffle for...

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