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Fortnite Review

Caden Elkthunder, Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Fortnite has been one of the trendiest games that millions have been playing around the world. As of January, more than 40 million people have downloaded the game. Fortnite is a video game available on PC, PS4, and the Xbox One, created by Darren Sugg and developed by Epic Games. The video game is availabl...

Pale Waves Music Review

Adrian Maddox, Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Alternative music has been making its way back into the ears of music lovers everywhere as the genre begins to find top spots in popular radios and most played playlists. Alternative music followers were left in awe with the recent update of Apple Music’s “Breaking Alternative” playlist, bringin...

Dear Darla: Valentines Day #1

Dear Darla: Valentines Day #1

Dear Darla, Staff writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Question: Dear Darla, Valentine's Day is coming up and I'm going to Courtwarming alone. I mean, I have friends to go with me, but I really wish I had a date. I've found myself feeling very lonely when I walk out the school doors and I'm suddenly surrounded by couples. I'm on the A Honor Roll, but I wan...

DORA: Hispanic vs Non-Hispanic Opinion

Summer Evans, Sandra Medina

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dora the Explorer is an educational animated tv series that was introduced to children in 2000. The Dora franchise from then exploded. Little boys and girls were buying Dora clothing, coloring books, and also not to mention the spinoff movies that came out constantly. Dora till this a day as a stapl...

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

Lily Drage

December 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Some of the most iconic shows originate from the 1980s, from “The Cosby Show” to “Dallas” the youth of which whom are now millennials were receivers of the most intriguing media. For us, as Generation Z, we can only assume and read about what happened in the early 1980s. The reading and research...

Is Football Becoming Dangerous?

Is Football Becoming Dangerous?

Caden Elkthunder

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently football injuries have been at a sky-high rate this season in the NFL. Just recently on Monday Night Football December 4th, 2017 early 1st quarter Ryan Shazier linebacker of the Pittsburgh Steelers went for a tackle on Cincinnati Bengals receiver Josh Malone on what seemed like to be a standa...

Should high school students have debit or credit cards?

Sandra Medina, Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

As cash becomes more obsolete in the age of technology, credit and debit cards are becoming the new norm. More and more teens are having the opportunity to have a debit or credit card. There are many positives and negatives to credit and debit cards, especially for teens under the age of 18. Many t...

Top 5 Holiday Songs

Top 5 Holiday Songs

Caden Elkthunder

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Holiday songs and carols have been around for awhile now here the top 5 holiday songs.   Jingle Bells Jingle Bells one of the most common songs during the holiday season, One Horse Open Sleigh written by James Lord Pierpont published in 1857. Jingle Bells has been covered by artist s...

5 Tips On How To Stay Warm and Safe This Winter

5 Tips On How To Stay Warm and Safe This Winter

Caden Elkthunder

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

With winter approaching the temperature has dropped almost out of nowhere and been from 40-55 these past weeks getting colder and colder. Here are 5 tips that may help you out for this season.   Don't assume As we know Missouri particularly Columbia has very bipolar weather and doesn't seem to have a pattern...

Dear Darla: Winter Edition #2

Dear Darla: Winter Edition #2

Dear Darla, Staff writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Q: I really like this guy, but he's crazy! He has a great sense of humor, and he's amazing! The thing is...We're friends. I want him to like me, but I don't know if he does. I'm really shy and I don't want to approach him and tell him. Help! -Anonymous Dear Crushing But Shy, The best advice I...

Dear Darla Winter: Lazy

Dear Darla Winter: Lazy

Dear Darla, Staff writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Question: How do I not be lazy? Dear Lazy, Here in the best time of our lives, laziness is almost inevitable. But if you have found yourself sick with the lazy bug, Darla’s home remedy is motivation! Those times when you're sitting on the couch binge watching stranger things, you could be doin...

Movie Review – Thor: Ragnarok

Madalynn Owens, Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Thor: Ragnarok ★★★★½ PG-13 Fantasy/Science Fiction Thor: Ragnarok is the newest film in the Marvel universe. This movie picks up from where the series left off at the last movie with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returning to his home of Asgard. After his return he finds that Asgard is in dan...

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