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Rainbow album review

Rainbow album review

Carly Anderson, Managing Editor-in-Chief Intern

September 14, 2017


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Sony Music Entertainment After four years of radio silence (literally), Kesha is back with the release of her album Rainbow on Aug. 11, 2017. After losing her first battle in her sexual assault case against her manager of 12 years, Kesha collaborated with musician Zedd on his 2015 song, “True Col...

After Laughter Album Review

After Laughter Album Review

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


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As a long term lover of Paramore, I was beyond excited to hear about the release of their new album “After Laughter,” even though it came after a four year hiatus. Paramore is an alternative pop-rock band that formed in 2004. They have a Grammy for best rock song and five studio albums. There sound...

Eight apps save students’ grades

Eight apps save students’ grades

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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With finals week approaching, students begin the search for the most efficient ways of studying. Listed below are eight apps that can help you based on your preference of studying.   Quizlet Based on your method of studying, Quizlet offers different strategies of studying from matching to writi...

Spring into new music

Spring into new music

Dani Fischer, Section Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under A & E, music, We're Really Clef-er

Spring brings all kinds of changes, from new flowers to amazing new songs from fresh artists. Listen to my favorite tracks here.

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“Forza Motorsports 3” game review

“Forza Motorsports 3” game review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under A & E, games

Exclusively for the Xbox 360, “Forza Motorsports 3” is a true successor for the series as it includes 400 different modeled cars that the player can choose from. No matter what difficulty level or handling setting, there are plenty of options available at the player's disposal.   To begin your l...

Power Rangers movie review

Power Rangers movie review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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As one of the most nostalgic TV and movie franchises of all time, a Power Rangers movie has not been released since 1997 at the hype of the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.” Shift into turbo to March 2017 with “Power Rangers.” The movie is a reboot for the franchise which features characters from ...

Tron 2.0 game review

Tron 2.0 game review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, games

Have you heard about the 1982 Tron movie from back in the day? There is an older game that many people have not heard about called “Tron 2.0.” “Tron 2.0” is first-person shooter computer game developed by Monolith Productions. “Tron 2.0” was a sequel to the 1982 Tron film, but in 2010 was decla...

“Planet Coaster” Game review

“Planet Coaster” Game review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under A & E, games

“Planet Coaster” is the game for your imagination to create and build roller coasters. The true successor to “Roller Coaster Tycoon 3,” the player learns how to manage their own park as if they are the owner of a real theme park, like Disney World or Six Flags. The missions and park manag...

Neverland: A day in the life

Neverland: A day in the life

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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Everyone has heard the story of Peter Pan. We’ve heard the story about the boy who never grew up and his lost boys who will never grow old, the story of pirates, indians, mermaids and fairies, the tale of magic. In this spin off of Peter Pan entitled Unhooked, Lisa Maxwell creates a different kin...

Alumnus Brad Schiff wins Oscar nomination

Alumnus Brad Schiff wins Oscar nomination

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2017


Filed under A & E, showcase

In the late 80’s, alumnus Brad Schiff did not view himself as popular while attending West, but after being nominated for the Visual Effects Oscar for his work in Kubo and the Two Strings, he finds himself no stranger to Hollywood. He attended the Academy Awards last night in Los Angeles. “There i...

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