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Oscar results

Oscar results

Ellie Drees
February 23, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Oscar Winners 2015 Information by us magazine   Performance by an actor in a supporting role Robert Duvall in The Judge Ethan Hawke in Boyhood Edward Norton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Mark Ruffalo in FoxcatcherJ.K. Simmons in Whiplash **J.K. Simmons in Wh...

Harper Lee’s lost novel to be released in July

Harper Lee’s lost novel to be released in July

Dillon Waskow, Reporter
February 10, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Harper Lee, world famous author of Pulitzer Prize winning “To Kill A Mockingbird,” is set to publish a sequel half a century later. “Go Set a Watchman,” a book that was hidden for over fifty years, is set in the mid 1950’s as main character of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Scout Finch, is g...

Millennium Show Choir

Millennium Show Choir

Vivian Le, Photographer
January 23, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, PHOTOS

Spirit Show Choir

Spirit Show Choir

Vivian Le, Photographer
January 23, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, PHOTOS

Top Netflix Shows

January 16, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Sometimes, after a hard day’s work full of school and extra curriculars, it’s nice to unwind with an episode or two of your favorite television series. It can be difficult to find a show worth watching, so here are a few that  I highly recommended for high school students.   Orange is the New Black Orange is the Ne...

Impactful Movies of Our Generation

Leah Wilson, Reporter
January 13, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

We are truly a blessed generation. We have grown up with technology and an easy lifestyle. Our generation has been shaped by technology, including music, cell phones, and movies. Ever since we were little, most of us have been exposed to movies in some way or another. Many movies have defined this generation,...

Predicting the Future with Waukee

Leah Wilson, Reporter
January 12, 2015
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, STUDENT LIFE

A group of 30 Waukee high school students were asked to complete a survey pertaining to 2015. The questions were: -What song will win song of the year at the Grammy’s? -Who will win this year’s Super Bowl? -What movie will be this year’s biggest blockbuster?

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Adam Hensley and Lauren Vespa
December 17, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

'Tis the season of giving. More importantly, it's the season of receiving. The holidays are upon us once again -- sighs -- and the age old question of what to get your significant other remains prevalent. Some prefer jewelry, expensive clothes, or even the overly-hyped "quality time" together. As one...

Student Artwork and Literature

Student Artwork and Literature

November 21, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, PHOTOS

Shannon Deatrick             These finely painted lines of colored pencil are more than what meets the eye; it is the soft innocence of a baby, it is the illuminating love in the smile of a mother.  Senior Shannon Deatrick depicted herself with her mother and their love is evident within th...

Ouija Movie Review

Ouija Movie Review

Makenzie Lisle, Reporter
November 20, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Uncategorized

Pop outs, haunted houses, and demons sounds like the perfect scary movie to see. The most recent horror film, Ouija, hit theaters October 24th. It made 20 million dollars on the opening weekend. (It's the second best out of horror movies this year with Annabell in the lead.) According to independent.ie...

Funny Halloween Pranks

Leah Doyle, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, VIDEO

Halloween is around the corner, and so are the scares. This is the best time to go and prank some unsuspecting trick-or-treater. Whether its stealing peoples candy, or disguising yourself as a Halloween decoration, the reaction is always hilarious. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK-oQfFToVg Aren't...

“The Skeleton Twins”

“The Skeleton Twins”

Anna Rhodes, Reporter
October 15, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Normally, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader are a double-over-laughing, laugh-until-I-cry, I-feel-a-six-pack-coming-on kind of duo. Wiig and Hader star in “The Skeleton Twins”, a movie that deals with everything but comedy. Maggie (played by Wiig) and Milo (played by Hader) are twins, and were nicknamed The Gruesome Twosome by thei...

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