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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Continues the Captivating Journey in The Hobbit Trilogy

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Continues the Captivating Journey in The Hobbit Trilogy

Sierra Singh, Reporter/Sports Editor
January 7, 2014
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Not a seat in the theater was empty as people of all kinds came to see the second Hobbit movie.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was released in theaters on Friday 13, 2013. This film is a sequel to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which came out in 2012. The Hobbit movie trilogy, directed by P...

Results from an Exciting Football Rivalry Weekend Draw Heated Reactions

Results from an Exciting Football Rivalry Weekend Draw Heated Reactions

Holly Cannady, Co-Editor
December 10, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Events, Reviews/Opinions, Sports

Football fans across the nation watched in either excitement or disappointment as team rivals faced off in football games that will go in the record books during the weekend of November 30. The University of South Carolina vs. Clemson game always gets the local fans excited. Clemson turnovers and...

Playing Her Guitar Suite is Exceptionally Beautiful

Playing Her Guitar Suite is Exceptionally Beautiful

Monique Dobson, Reporter
December 9, 2013
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It’s seventh period at Unity High School in West Los Angeles,  where students gather in Gunther Parigaliy’s Multimedia Studies class. Parigaliy introduces the following quote, “In September 2013, four young musicians began a journey--traveling through a portal where space, time, and music intersect."...

Today’s Teens Aren’t Driven to Drive

Today’s Teens Aren’t Driven to Drive

Mary Alice Schultz, Editor/Reporter
December 6, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

I don't know about you, but the prospect of being in charge of a large machine capable of traveling at alarmingly unnatural speeds and, if not handled correctly, ending lives, strikes fear into my heart.  For me, this possibility was not at all diluted by the fact that this wondrous machine could give m...

How to Enjoy the Season of Giving

How to Enjoy the Season of Giving

Holly Cannady, Co-Editor
December 3, 2013
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With Christmas right around the corner, it is easy to get caught up in the food, gifts, and holiday parties. In the midst of all fun, it is important to notice the needs of those around you. Around the world, people have little to celebrate this season because of the pain and suffering faced each day. ...

Ender’s Game Plays Its Way Through Theatres

Ender’s Game Plays Its Way Through Theatres

Kylie Singh, Reporter
November 26, 2013
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Movie after movie is released and there is one thing that typically stands out to most viewers: leadership. Ender's Game, which is based off of the book by Orson Scott Card, mainly interested me because it utilized intelligence in a specific way. Along with intelligence, themes in the movie include ...

Stores Are Opening Thanksgiving Day to Get a Jump Start On Black Friday

Stores Are Opening Thanksgiving Day to Get a Jump Start On Black Friday

Destiny Byrd, Public Relations Editor/Reporter
November 25, 2013
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Stores should not be opened on Thanksgiving because it defeats the purpose of holiday family time. Some stores have decided to give consumers a head-start on their shopping by opening stores on Thanksgiving Day. This decision has sparked an ongoing debate about whether retailers should open stores on Thanksgiving Day. Tha...

Where to fly, Gravitopia or Sky Zone?

Where to fly, Gravitopia or Sky Zone?

Cristal Boyce, Reporter
November 21, 2013
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Gravitopia and Sky Zone are two fun trampoline parks that make jumping around feel like you’re actually flying around. Although they both have the same purpose, Gravitopia has better music and activities. Gravitopia is an indoor trampoline park that just recently opened. It’s much smaller than Sky ...

Cut Copy Not Exactly Breaking Free in “Free Your Mind”

Cut Copy Not Exactly Breaking Free in “Free Your Mind”

Mary Alice Schultz, Editor/Reporter
November 19, 2013
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Australian rock/electronic/alternative/dance (and maybe even post-80's?) group Cut Copy has made their recently released fourth album, Free Your Mind, available to stream.  But unlike previous Cut Copy records, this new album doesn't seem to be pushing any boundaries. I honestly didn't know what to exp...

Florida Georgia Line Mixes Up the Normal Country Concert Experience

Florida Georgia Line Mixes Up the Normal Country Concert Experience

Hannah Lagaly, Reporter
November 15, 2013
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The streets were lined with eager country music fans huddled together to keep warm while waiting for 7:30, the start time to see Florida Georgia Line in concert. The band definitely fulfilled the high hopes of the crowd, despite not fitting the mold of a normal stereotypical country concert. The doors opened...

House Party Tour Inspires Audience

House Party Tour Inspires Audience

Lauren Cain, Reporter
November 6, 2013
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House Party Tour is one of the most amazing concerts ever to come to Sipsonville, South Carolina. It left a great inspiration for the people who attended the concert and the bands played fans' favorite songs. "I thought it was the most amazing experience I've ever had and I can't wait to go to another...

Fall In Love with This New Romeo and Juliet Remake

Fall In Love with This New Romeo and Juliet Remake

Cristal Boyce, Reporter
November 4, 2013
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We all know the story about two star-crossed lovers, but in this new movie you’ll see Romeo and Juliet fall in love again. In the 2013 Romeo and Juliet remake, we experience heartache, happiness, and tragedy. I fell in love with the story again, and I cried even more than I did for the previous Rome...

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