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Solved: Best Ice Cream Brand

Solved: Best Ice Cream Brand

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Whenever a customer goes to almost any grocery store, there is a seemingly unending selection of ice creams flavors and brands to choose from with new ones coming out every year. From Blue Bell to Ben and Jerry's, there is no shortage of choices for ice cream brands. However, consumers have never been able to completely agree on which is best. So, to hopefull...

Love Yourself : 轉 Tear

Love Yourself : 轉 Tear

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase

K-pop group, Beyond The Scene (BTS), released their most recent album on May 18th, 2018. “Love Yourself: 轉 Tear” is their third full album and is part of a trilogy series called “Love Yourself.” Their previous album, “Love Yourself: Her,” ranked 7th on the Billboard 200 chart, setting a ...

Tomodachi Life Review

Tomodachi Life Review

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Reviews

WARNING: Once you start playing this game, you won’t be able to stop. Now that I’ve got that out of the way, time to get to the real story. Tomodachi Life is a life-simulation game made by Nintendo and released in the West in 2014. In this game, you have your own island, and you can populate ...

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War

KaeT, Business Manager

May 10, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews

-WARNING: SPOILER ALERTS- I will never be able to watch a normal Marvel movie after this movie. Where can I even begin?  As a superhero movie fan, a mass crossover of nearly every famous Marvel hero known to man is a personal dream of mine. Infinity War fulfilled all of my expectations and broke...

Isle of Dogs Review

Isle of Dogs Review

KaylaP, Co-Copy Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews

When I first saw the interesting and somewhat unusual preview for the recent release Isle of Dogs, I found myself confused yet intrigued. As more advertisements found their way on to my Instagram feed and YouTube I began wanting to see the movie more and more. So, shortly after its release, my boyfrie...

A Quiet Place: Review

A Quiet Place: Review

SujeanS, Managing Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews, Showcase

A Quiet Place (2018) is going to be one of the best horror movies of this year, and here's why. THERE WILL BE SPOILERS. As you can tell from the title, the movie is not heavy on dialogue or music, but the sound design is rich because of the amount of silence there is in the movie. The film concentrates...

The Boy Who Taught

The Boy Who Taught

KiaraS, Co-editor-in-chief

March 28, 2018


Filed under Books, Reviews

After the Harry Potter series was written by JK Rowling, it opened the floodgates of creativity and adventure for children and young adults around the world. The fascinating tale of a young orphaned boy who sets off to defeat the worst wizard of all time captivated a wide audience from the start. It...

Review: Relaxer

Review: Relaxer

ColinH, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Many of you out there may or may not be familiar with the band ‘Alt-J’. They are an alternative/indie band out of the United Kingdom that many may associate with the song ‘Breezeblocks’. Anywho, last year, in June 2017, they released their third full length album “Relaxer”. Following what...

Everyday: Movie Review

Everyday: Movie Review

KaylaP, Co-Copy Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Reviews

As an avid connoisseur of romantic movies with just the right amount of cheesiness, I was one of many who was excited to head out and see the new teen film “Everyday”. The film follows the story of a high school girl who falls in love with a person who is in a different body every day. Goin...

Blue Madonna by BØRNS

Blue Madonna by BØRNS

ColinH, Business Manager

February 20, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Garrett Borns, or as he is better known, BØRNS, has recently released his second full length album, “Blue Madonna.” He came into the spotlight in 2016 with his hit song “Electric Love” coming from his debut album “Dopamine,” which was released in October 2015. Since then, he has accumulated...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

KaeT, Social Media Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews

Remakes are a tricky business, always have been and always will. They have a notorious habit of either bombing horrendously, such as the infamous 2006 remake of the Wicker Man with Nicholas Cage, or soaring beyond expectations, such as The Ring, which was heavily based off a Japanese film under the s...

The Decline of Eminem

The Decline of Eminem

SarahW, Acting Editor In Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Eminem peaked in the early 2000’s, and ever since, his music has just been painful to listen to and has left a cringey feeling in me. In 2017 he dropped his latest album, “Revival,” which was a compilation of confusing rhyme schemes that lacked flow and had an overly aggressive tone. The hooks cons...

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