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Restoring Force Album Restores Faith in Music

Restoring Force Album Restores Faith in Music

Isabella Flower, Reporter
April 23
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The album Restoring Force by Of Mice and Men was first released January 28, and has already been loved by many. It is the third official album from Of Mice and Men with a completely different feel compared to the other albums, sounding more classic rock than post-metalcore. “You’re Not Alone” was the f...

Supermodel Takes Risks; Keeps Elements of Signature Foster the People Sound

Supermodel Takes Risks; Keeps Elements of Signature Foster the People Sound

Mary Alice Schultz, Editor/Reporter
April 21
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Sophomore releases from any band can be a risky listen.  Sometimes the efforts are an improvement on an artist's past sound, while other times, they are instances in which the artist makes a complete 180.  Foster the People's second full-length album, Supermodel, seems to dance in the grey area betw...

Divergent: A Unique and Courageous Success

Divergent: A Unique and Courageous Success

Rebecca Moore, Photo Editor/Reporter
April 10
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If you love intense action, a daring heroine, and a unique utopian society,then Divergent is the movie for you. It will take your breath away and involve you in every aspect of the book, Divergent. The breathtaking scenery, the giant jumps of trust  and off of trains, the determined characters, a...

R.I.P. Flappy Bird

R.I.P. Flappy Bird

Dan Sheahan, Reporter
March 31
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In May of 2013, the game Flappy Bird was released. Flappy Bird is an IOS/smartphone game that became extremely popular in December of 2013. Ever since the game was taken down on February 9th, 1 in 3 new games are Flappy Bird knockoffs. In advertising, the game was making $50,000 a day! Paul Tassi, a contributor for Forbes.com, said that the game “...had about 75,00 revie...

Lego Movie Builds Up a Large Fanbase

Lego Movie Builds Up a Large Fanbase

Sevina Hartry, Reporter
March 27
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The Lego Movie previews have been popping up in commercial breaks and somehow have found a way into conversations. Legos were literally the building blocks of our generation. Seeing them put into films and shows are something some people may find extremely incredible, but others could seriously care ...

Daft Punk Creates Yet Another Unique Masterpiece

Daft Punk Creates Yet Another Unique  Masterpiece

Monique Dobson, Reporter
March 10
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Imagine traveling through outer space on a soft cloud, being fascinated by everything around you. The electronic music  duo Daft Punk has brought this feeling to life once again,  this time in the marvelous masterpiece, Random Access Memories. This album features artists like Pharell Williams, Julia...

Top 3 Mom and Pop Restaurants of Greenville

Top 3 Mom and Pop Restaurants of Greenville

Destiny Byrd, Public Relations Editor/Reporter
February 27
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There is a saying that goes, “People should eat to live and not live to eat.” I disagree. You only live once, so you might as well enjoy yourself. My favorite places to dine at are mom-and-pop restaurants simply because they are one-of-a-kind. You can't go to San Francisco and expect the same mom-...

The Unspoken Truth of Pediatric Cancer

The Unspoken Truth of Pediatric Cancer

Holly Cannady, Co-Editor/Reporter
February 24
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Tuesday, February 4, was World Cancer Day: a day marked with pain, grieving, and strength. In a time where almost everyone has been affected by cancer through a friend, family member, or personal experience, February 4 shouldn't have passed without recognition. Similarly, the number one disease killer ...

Frozen Melts Hearts and Brings Warm Smiles

Frozen Melts Hearts and Brings Warm Smiles

Sierra Singh, Reporter/Sports Editor
February 20
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The movie Frozen was a Disney film like no other. Sure it had the magical creatures and charming princes, but the storyline was original and different. No longer are damsels in distress or princes fighting to save the day. Frozen incorporated action, romance, comedy, and the unity of once distant sist...

America Is Beautiful

America Is Beautiful

Gil Gonzales, Guest Blogger
February 5
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After Coke’s commercial “It's Beautiful”, featuring the song America the Beautiful, aired, several people on various sites exploded in outrage. The song begins in English, then switches between a total of seven languages, Spanish being the most recognizable, and perhaps infamous, of the mix. I am a C...

Turning the Page on Book-to-Movie Adaptations

Turning the Page on Book-to-Movie Adaptations

Mary Alice Schultz, Editor/Reporter
February 3
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Movies have been made from books since the beginning of Hollywood.  Think about it - it's hard to find a classic novel that hasn't been made into a movie, and many of their movie adaptations were made in the mid to early 20th century.  This method of movie-making is obviously still being practiced...

The Book Thief Steals Audiences’ Hearts

The Book Thief Steals Audiences’ Hearts

Isabella Flower, Reporter
January 13
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Never before has a book and a movie about a time so dark been shown in such a beautiful way. The Book Thief will have you on the edge of your seat, smiling at the beautiful moments and in tears at the heartbreaking ones. And be warned - this story is full of heartbreak. The story starts with the Narrator (played by...

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