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Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole Cameras

Cheyenne Fields, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Many students here at Battle who have taken Art Foundations choose to go into Photography 1 afterwards. The first project in Photography 1 is the pinhole assignment. Jody Spriggs, art department head and photography teacher, said that the importance of the pinhole camera before a digital is that it...

Vocal Arts Update

Neila Bates, Writer

August 21, 2017


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  With a new year comes new updates and Vocal Arts is gearing up for an enormous concert choir this year. Apollo, the men’s choir, has nearly doubled in size to an astounding 47 members. Mr. Rucker, the choral director and choir teacher, commented on the increased numbers, “We never clo...

Band Preview Photo Gallery

Band Preview Photo Gallery

Madalynn Owens, Editor

August 18, 2017


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21 Savage Music Review

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

February 23, 2017


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Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph or people who know him as 21 Savage is the best breakout rapper out of Atlanta, GA.   People who listen to new rap albums have said that “it sucks” “what kind of BS is this” and “whose mans is this?” When 21 Savage dropped his album “Savage Mode,” p...

“J-Cole” Music Review

“J-Cole” Music Review

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

February 2, 2017


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Jermaine Lamarr Cole aka J. Cole is a famous hip hop artist known for his music that talks about life, the struggles one must face, and his thoughts on how to deal with tough things. Cole is a dependable source for having a hard life due to the fact that he experienced hearing one of his best friends...

Music Review: Luke Bryan

Josie Nichols, reporter

December 15, 2016


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Luke Bryan, a country artist that started his career in the mid 2000’s, released a new album in August 2015 that has become a classic in one short year. Kill the Lights sold 345,000 total copies the first week. Many people can relate to this album because Bryan’s lyrics express how things in li...

Music Review: DJ Khaled

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

October 28, 2016


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DJ Khaled has been known for his famous work in the music industry and fan entertainment on snapchat. He released his new album Major Key and it has been a success for him. In that album, Khaled talks about what key is major and he uses his famous lines such as “another one” to describe his sense of...

Music Review: The Game

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

October 28, 2016


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Jayceon Terrell Taylor, known famously by his stage name The Game, is a famous rapper from the west side and the music he has made over the years have been successful. The Game signed a record deal with Dr. Dre with Aftermath Records. Over the past decade, The Game has performed and produced over 100...

Kodak Black Music Review

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

September 23, 2016


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If you are interested in listening to some rap music, Kodak Black has some brand new, fresh rap music that the whole world is listening to. Black became famous by releasing music that carried attention. His style of music is rare in the rap world, as not all rappers start out that good. However Black ha...

Music Review #2

Madalynn Owens, Writer

April 29, 2016


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Halsey: Blowin' Up Pop Punk Halsey has recently blown up in the pop punk music universe. Born Ashley Frangipane in New Jersey, the now 21 year old sings about whatever she sets her mind to. She recently released the album Badlands and immediately kicked off an on-going US tour. After dealing...

Music Review #3

Madalynn Owens, Writer

April 29, 2016


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Rapping Happy Camper: Hoodie Allen Hoodie Allen recently embarked on his new tour Happy Camper after the release of his album boasting the same name. With multiple sold out shows across the United States, and a stop at The Blue Note, Hoodie Allen is definitely something to talk about. Born S...

Academy Rocks Opening

Noah Doolady, Writer

April 29, 2016


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This February, Battle Academy of Rock celebrated the official opening of Darkroom Records at The Social Room. Musicians from Battle, Rock Bridge, and Hickman took turns performing in front of peers and family, bravely displaying their musical ability on stage. By merely walking into the venu...

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