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Gotham, Season One in Review

Gotham, Season One in Review

Damion Wallace Jr., Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Batman is one of the most classic and recognizable superheroes in the DC comic lore, and an often featured character in the world of cinema. Through all eight live action movies, the character has always stayed fresh and interesting, though his motives of justice have remained the same. Although, h...

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Powell Hauber, Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, VIDEO

Part 1: Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl3pV90jtfc

Marvel’s “Strange” New Movie

Marvel’s “Strange” New Movie

Alena Gamble and Amelia Roberts

November 8, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

The Marvel universe is a major part of today’s pop culture. Everyone knows about the Avengers, Spider Man and Groot, but who, other than devoted fans, can recall the backstory of Doctor Strange? This blockbuster movie retells a story that many new fans are eager to learn and adore. The movie first ...

Crime of the Century

Crime of the Century

Alena Gamble, Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

On November 1st 2007, 21 year-old exchange student Meredith Kercher was found brutally murdered in her apartment in Perugia, Italy. The main suspect, her 20 year-old roommate Amanda Knox, was arrested in December of 2009, and later acquitted in 2013. Named the “crime of the century,” Knox’s story ke...

The Birth of a Nation: Opinions by Cameron Wolff

The Birth of a Nation: Opinions by Cameron Wolff

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

        Following a year that raised important questions about the place of African-Americans in film and society, The Birth of a Nation may be a more important film than anyone involved in its production ever expected. The African-American population of the United States was put in the spot...

Positively Peculiar

Positively Peculiar

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

October 10, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Showcase

A band of misfits under their beloved leader try to overpower the bad guys; heard this story before? We all have. Yet beloved director Tim Burton (Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands) brings a refreshing and quirky twist to the 20th Century Fox production. Based off of th...

E-Sports Club

E-Sports Club

Griffin Wright, Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Every Thursday morning, a group of students gather in Mrs. Fairbanks room. Everyone in the room has one thing in common: a love for videogames. E-sports, also known as pro gaming, eletronic sports, and competitive gaming, is video games being played on a professional level. E-Sports club discusses and pla...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Movie Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Movie Review

Samuel Cox, Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Batman and Superman, two of the most iconic, if not the most iconic superheroes in the history of superheroes. Over the years each hero has had many incarnations on the silver screen; some have been good, some bad, and some great. But, the two heroes have never been on the big screen together in all...

Allegiant: Movie Review

Allegiant: Movie Review

Kaitlyn Brewton, Reporter

March 23, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

No one knows what lies behind the wall. All the citizens are told that only chaos and destruction is beyond them. Whether that is the truth or a lie to keep people under the rule of their new dictator, Evelyn, is a mystery. Tris, Four, Peter, and Caleb find out for themselves when they defy Evelyn and...

2016 Movie Preview

2016 Movie Preview

Kyndal Lindsay & Kaitlyn Brewton, Reporter

March 8, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Grab the best seat in the theatre, popcorn and soda in hand, and prepare for one the best movie seasons movie lovers will ever experience. A wave of sequels, and a handful of prequels are set to premiere in 2016 leaving fans of all different movie genres anxious and ready to preorder tickets. But...

Making of the Musical: Les Miserables

Making of the Musical: Les Miserables

Grace Culbertson, Reporter

March 4, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

One more dawn. One more day. One day more: these are the final lines of the tony-winning piece that has been performed a countless number of times. Now, there happens to only be one more month until the Waukee High School will display its theatrical talents once again by performing One Day More in t...

Netflix Takes the World

Netflix Takes the World

Andi Munford, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

 Now with over 75 million subscribers in 190 countries, it’s safe to say that Netflix has taken over the world. Netflix’s exponential success is largely due to the growing popularity of ‘binge watching,’ as it has been so lovingly named. Both Senior Brady Denton and Sophomore Shalini Bira...

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