Ears Up! There is a New Taste in Music Now

Ears Up! There is a New Taste in Music Now

Ryan Hartley, Photography Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

The music industry has been influential throughout the years, but now, more than ever, it is sinking into the lives of today’s youth in the most diverse ways. Listening to an average of 2.5 hours of music a day, according to Tara Parker-Pope of the New York Times (https://well.blogs.nytimes.com...

Twenty One Pilots Spin Another Tale in “Trench”

Twenty One Pilots Spin Another Tale in “Trench”

Anna Feild, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

Alternative rock duo Twenty One Pilots is back with another explosive album. The band, consisting of singer Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun, released their fifth album “Trench” on Oct. 5. The “Trench” era brought their year-long hiatus to an end when they announced the new album in Ap...

Singer Troye Sivan Takes Root in New Album: Bloom

Singer Troye Sivan Takes Root in New Album: Bloom

Ryan Hartley, Photography Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Commentary

The newest album from singer Troye Sivan, Bloom, is a trend-setting, new look at modern pop music that transcends the many different styles seen in music today. After debuting on the studio album scene back in 2015 with his first project, Blue Neighborhood, Sivan is exploring new sounds and tones with Bloom. ...

Columbus Faces Growing Conflict

Columbus Faces Growing Conflict

Camryn Brakmann, Reporter

October 5, 2018


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Christopher Columbus is hardly the virtuous hero who elementary students are introduced to. Columbus Day became a federal holiday in 1937 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave in to efforts from a Catholic group called the Knights of Columbus; over time, the holiday grew into a celebration of...

‘The Good Place’ Returns to Earth

‘The Good Place’ Returns to Earth

Ally Waltemyer, Commentary Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Commentary

The season three premiere of NBC’s "The Good Place" aired on Sept. 27, blessing the lives of comedy fans and philosophy enthusiasts everywhere.   Creator and producer Michael Schur expands  the complex world of the show, extending it to mother Earth where the protagonists are literally resurrected. Schur, the innovator behind hit comedic T.V. shows such as "T...

Corruption in Collegiate Sports at All Time High

Corruption in Collegiate Sports  at All Time High

Blake Ramey, Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Commentary

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has historically been known as the most corrupt sports establishment, and it needs to be corrected immediately.  When these collegiate athletes, soon to be pros, are not paid the money of professional athletes, they are willing to take any amount of money...

Here Comes the MLB Postseason

Here Comes the MLB Postseason

Blake Ramey, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Commentary

It was a starry night in October, the moon was shining over the timeless Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. It was a home playoff game versus the Florida Marlins, now known as the Miami Marlins. A lifelong Cubs fan, a middle-aged man named Steve Bartman, attended the playoff game. At the time ...

The Pros and Cons of Fostering Dogs

The Pros and Cons of Fostering Dogs

Ian Achterberg, Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Over the past few years, my family and I have fostered dogs for an organization called Operation Paws for Homes (OPH). We have gotten foster dogs from owner surrenders, strays or shelters where the dogs are on the euthanasia list. We have temporarily held over 120 dogs, sending all but one away to a new forever h...

Get Your Books Out

Get Your Books Out

Melissa Chesnoski, Reporter

September 26, 2018


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Though there is nothing like cozying up and cracking open the spine of a brand new book, school librarian Kayse Corrieri is still on the lookout for more book club members. “We have about 6 [students] right now,” said Corrieri. “We’re still having sign-ups... and then our first meeting ...

Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Makes Headlines

Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Makes Headlines

Blake Ramey, Reporter

September 25, 2018


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Former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been the center of controversy for a long time due to protesting by kneeling during the National Anthem. Kaepernick lost his job in the National Football League since the protest against police brutality during the 2016 NFL season. Recently, Ka...

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