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Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor

October 8, 2019

When Mockingjay - Part 2 came out, I expected the world of The Hunger Games to be wrapped up and set aside. That is simply what happens when the story is over and there is no more content to create. It never occurred to me that four years down the road, we would be getting a new addition to this well-know...

Ad Astra

Ad Astra

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

It’s safe to say that 2019 has been a largely disappointing year for film. Despite the success of films such as Avengers: Endgame and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, highly anticipated movies such as Glass, Captain Marvel and Shazam have been anywhere from sub-par to downright bad. I’ve spent the bet...

Week One Wonders

Week One Wonders

JustinP, Online Editor

September 9, 2019

Week 1 in the NFL is now officially wrapped up a there is a lot to talk about. Some things that happened were predicted, others were extraordinary, and others were just mind boggling.  Most notable news from all the action in week one: Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson began his sophomore se...

Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2019

Now that the summer of 2019 is officially over, we can finally take a breather from the blockbusters that seemed to come out every week, and settle into the smaller films that will most likely fly under many radars. Sure, there are lots of gigantic movies coming out later in the year, like Star Wars: Ep...

Let It Be

Let It Be

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2019

In late 1969, the turmoil between the world’s most famous rock band, The Beatles, was at an all-time high. Creative differences between members lead to arguments about how songs should sound, where they are placed on the album, and who gets credit for the authorship. The Fab Four had just finished ...

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

The music industry is a Wild West-like landscape full of equal parts up-and-coming artists and dying artists. In 2019, this landscape is harsher than ever. With the advent of services like Soundcloud and Spotify, it has been easier than ever before to let the world be known of what you can do with y...

Source Code Review

Source Code Review

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

In the early years of the twenty-first century, the movie-going audience has been under a constant onslaught of over-the-top and kid-friendly superhero movies, which have quickly become the go-to movie when it comes to science fiction. It’s movies like Source Code that should remind everyone what tru...

Summer Songs

Summer Songs

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019

That time of the year has come, the time where your Spotify has become empty from the past season's jams and is ready for a fresh spin. Well, you're in luck because the newspaper staff has put in their personal opinions to create the best summer songs for you to listen to on that sunny and chill Texas...

Dishing the Details: Far From Home

Dishing the Details: Far From Home

CarolineS, Online Editor

May 17, 2019

Spoiler Warning for those who are not caught up with all MCU movies (including Endgame).   A new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home was dropped on the heels of Endgame, literally. When Endgame first came out, one of the previews was for Far From Home. However, if you were to see Endgame to...

The Current State of America’s Favorite Boyband

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 13, 2019

A few weeks ago, you could've found singer Kevin Abstract pacing on a treadmill in his hometown of Corpus Christi, TX for 10 hours straight, now, we find him questioning the creative and financial direction of Brockhampton. With all of this media attention, fans have started to question what the current...

It’s the End

It’s the End

PaigeR, Photo Editor

April 30, 2019

Spoiler Warning   The Marvel series Avengers has finally and sadly come to a close with Endgame. I personally found it absolutely amazing. Somehow Marvel figured out a way to nicely tie all of the loose ends into a bow. Unlike Infinity War, Endgame focused on the six, original Avengers and thei...

Shazam!

Shazam!

PaigeR, Photo Editor

April 24, 2019

On April 5, 2019, the not very well known superhero Shazam made its debut in theaters. While I was interested to see this movie, I did not expect a lot. Yet after it was over it wasn't the powers or humor that made me smile, it was the family. Foster kid Billy Batson, played by Asher Angel, is a foster...

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