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Low Key at Coachella

Low Key at Coachella

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Every year, an annual music festival is held for two weekends in Indio, California with an artist lineup of celebrity stars from Beyonce to Billie Eilish. The attendees don their best outfits and take their best pictures for Instagram, all while listening to the best music from their favorite artists. Th...

Empire Star Strikes Back

Empire Star Strikes Back

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

April 29, 2019

At the beginning of this year, Jussie Smollett was attacked on January 29, 2019. Controversy surrounding the attack began to question his credibility. A more in depth look at the events can be found in the article Empire Star Has Fallen. However, in a brief overview, Smollett claimed two men insulted him with racial and homophobic slurs, physi...

Sucker for the Jo Bros

Sucker for the Jo Bros

Grace Daniel, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Fans all over the world excitedly awaited the release of the most anticipated surprise album of our time. Not only was the album a shock for long-time fans, but so was the reunion of the band itself. The Jonas Brothers reclaimed the spotlight when they dropped their hit single Sucker just a few weeks ...

Chuck E. Cheese Pizza is Recycled Pizza

Chuck E. Cheese Pizza is Recycled Pizza

Emily Fleming, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Could a popular place for kids be holding a dark secret that has the potential to make parents keep their children away? In Shane Dawson’s most recent YouTube video, he explores the decade old conspiracy theory that Chuck E. Cheese “recycles” its pizza by taking leftovers and reserving it to customers. “After watching Shan...

Agree to Disagree

Agree to Disagree

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 20, 2019

It’s impossible to read or see anything in today’s society without hearing about all the differing opinions. No matter the topic, people today feel more entitled to their opinions than ever. While it is supposedly acceptable to have an opinion, it’s becoming more difficult to confidently share ...

Empire Star Has Fallen

Empire Star Has Fallen

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

March 18, 2019

On January 29th, a police investigation was opened regarding an alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett near his apartment in Chicago. Smollett, an African American who is openly gay, claimed that two men approached him around 2 AM, yelling homophobic and racial slurs, pouring bleach down his neck and wrapping a noose around h...

Sir Savage the 21st

Sir Savage the 21st

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

March 1, 2019

At the start of February, Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a “targeted operation” in Atlanta. 21 Savage, born Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was believed to be born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. “I was definitely surprised at first, becau...

Just a Face in the Crowd

Just a Face in the Crowd

Mallory Smith, Reporter

February 22, 2019

In the United States, there are roughly 15.1 million high school students. All over the country there are millions of high schoolers who get up everyday, talk to friends, and sit in class. Numbers such as these tend to make people feel small and lose their worth, but imagine the impact of losing just o...

#birdboxchallenge

#birdboxchallenge

Emily Fleming, Reporter

February 14, 2019

Every year, hundreds of challenges blow up on the internet. Some are very innocent but others take a turn for the dangerous. Another addition to the internet buzz is the Birdbox Challenge, coming up after the recent Netflix Original, Birdbox, came out. “I honestly feel like the bird box challenge is one of...

Are the Blindfolds Worth it?

Are the Blindfolds Worth it?

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Spoilers Ahead!!! Have Birdbox memes been the only feed you see on your timeline? If the answer is yes, then everyone else can relate; they are flooding everyone’s social media, even the people who have not watched the Netflix original movie. Despite the popularity and social media buzz, there ...

The Great Wall Of…?

The Great Wall Of…?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 30, 2019

The United States of America is a patchwork of several different cultures, ethnicities, religions, and races. However, some immigrants come to America illegally, and recently the public’s attention has been drawn to the Mexico - U.S. border, where President Trump proposes to construct a wall to prevent ...

Phone E.T. Home?

Phone E.T. Home?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

December 10, 2018

One of the highly debated topics in the world is the existence of extraterrestrial lifeforms, better known as aliens. There are many different and extreme opinions regarding the topic of aliens such as the opinion that aliens don’t exist. The polar opposite of this opinion is that aliens do exist and the...

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