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Podcasts highlight true crime

Podcasts highlight true crime

Lindsay Cook, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

As podcasts increase in popularity, so does the search for America’s favorite obsession: true crime stories. This article includes some of the most popular crime podcasts of the last few years. All the following podcasts are available wherever you prefer to listen, including Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify.

Sony plans block for cross-platform gaming

April 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Cross-platform is a special connection that connects numerous consoles together for gamers to interact with each other. Players from all over the world can connect without an issue. From Nintendo, Xbox, and PC, the gaming community has never been more connected on a global scale. Such an innovation not only breaks down walls in the gaming community but also build a whole new one up.

Into Dungeons and Dragons we go

Into Dungeons and Dragons we go

Isaac Glad, Reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Everybody has their favorite games. There are the gamers, board people, card players, chess club, PC gamers. But there is one game that has been around longer than any of the rest. "I'm a thief. I've been a thief for as long as I've been here. Never considered anything but my own trade—it was th...

Warrior Reads: Ellen Hopkins

Warrior Reads: Ellen Hopkins

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019


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Crank, Burned, Impulse, Triangles, Tricks, Identical, Rumble, The You I’ve Never Known, and now fresh on the shelves People Kill People. Ellen Hopkins is a well-known author for teen literature. Following along with tough and mature content, Hopkins’ new book touches on concepts such as white sup...

The Effects of Metal Music

The Effects of Metal Music

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

It’s 1960, the world is about to receive it’s first taste of metal from none other than The Beatles. Fast forward eight years to Black Sabbath, the first metal band, then another three for some AC/DC. Then keep on going, witnessing Ozzy Osbourne, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Slipknot, and so much more. Finally it’s 2019, and thousands of metal bands whether big name or starter bands are all over the world, all because of one band 59 years ago

Disney in 2019

Disney in 2019

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

As always, a new year brings new movies. In 2018, Disney dominated the box offices, earning over 27% of the worldwide movie revenue (Atlas Tech). 2019 could be even bigger for the company as they currently have eleven films scheduled to come out this calendar year. Some of them are originals, some sequels, and some live action remakes. All of them meant to make the industry.

Becoming an author

Becoming an author

Leilani Forrest, Reporter

February 22, 2019


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Authors are everywhere. Some known, some unknown, some young, some old. There are many high school students that want to become a writer or a novelist. However, some are too shy or unconfident to put themselves out there and to show the world what they’re worth. Students may be afraid of getting rejected i...

Novels need age diversity

Novels need age diversity

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

One of the simplest and most enjoyable ways to explore new perspectives is to read novels. The nature of this art form easily communicates ideas, thoughts, and opinions of fleshed-out characters, and exposure to unique viewpoints improves our understanding of others. Due to the power of novels, it is a shame that literature often neglects to incorporate age diversity. The novels geared toward teenagers mostly feature teenage protagonists. This seems logical enough. People like to read things they can relate to, and coming of age stories are ripe with dramatic and compelling storylines.

AI friendship is on the rise

AI friendship is on the rise

Marley Passey, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Making friends is hard. With social media now firmly embedded in everyday life, this has become an even harder undertaking. It has even gotten to the point where people have turned to technology for companionship. Most people are familiar with AI agents like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant. Ac...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

On November 2, 2018, the much anticipated biopic about Freddie Mercury, lead singer of 80s band Queen, was released. This movie promised a story line surrounding the rise of the band through stardom, Mercury’s own downfall, and LGBTQ+ representation. And, for most people, it delivered. The...

How To Be an Internet Artist

How To Be an Internet Artist

Danika Shane, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Social Media is a growing industry for many artists working to connect with fans easier and to broadcast their own creations. Artists like Katie Daisy, whose feed is filled with paintings including inspirational literature and quotes, and Humby Art, who creates mesmerizing time-lapsed process videos show...

Not only Netflix

Not only Netflix

Callé Hansen, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

School is stressful, and there are very few things that are more cathargic than sitting down with a good snack and binge watching your favorite show. Another pro about TV is its ability to assist you in procrastination. Procrastination, the talent each kid has deep inside them is developed more with the...

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