The Bengal Beat

Avatar: Ten Stars

Rankin Dam, Rankin Dam, Rankin Dam, Rankin Dam, and Rankin Dam February 9, 2010

Perfect! Exhilarating! Awe-inspiring! No matter which words critics use to praise James Cameron’s Avatar, the message is always the same. This movie is incredible! In fact, the movie is so spectacular,...

Pep Rally #2 – Improvement?

Corrie Vandyke December 16, 2009

The crowd cheers wildly as Junior Jordan Greskamp runs down the court, making his game face, jumps up, then SLAM!, makes the basketball go through the hoop and smack the court. He is the winner of...

Girls, Be Strong

Corrie Vandyke December 16, 2009

It's hard to imagine someone you love breaking your heart in one of the cruelest ways - cheating. Unfortunately, according to www.cheatedbylife.com a recent poll shows that 60-70 percent of American...

When the Buzzer Sounds

Tatiana Cerreta December 16, 2009

The crowded gymnasium begins to get louder and louder as the entrance song begins to play, The coach, already on the floor, waiting for his team to enter, has left the players  alone with each other just...

I’m An Assassin (Shhhhhhhh)

Rankin Dam December 7, 2009

  To all the people who are growing tired of Modern Warfare 2 (of which there are very few), I send the suggestion to buy Assassin’s Creed II. This monumental title was released exactly one week...

Pardon my spelling

Kaitlin Holtzclaw December 3, 2009

“You don’t need to worry about spelling, there’s always spell check.” There are just a few problems with that statement. For spell check to work, people need to be able to get close to the right...

Cirque Du Soleil Alegria

Rankin Dam, Rankin Dam, and Rankin Dam November 24, 2009

Upon entering the stage area of the Bi-Lo Center, my first thought was one of perplexity. I had seen Cirque Du Soleil once before, and the stage before me couldn’t possibly be large enough to sustain...

Our School

Kaitlin Holtzclaw November 17, 2009

Everyday students walk into the school building, go to the common’s area, go to their lockers, and then to class. This has become such a routine that it seems that most students forget where this school...

Guns, Mutation, and Nukes! OH MY!

An internet pixie from IGN.com, a little birdie working at GameStop, and a pest known as my brother, all told me that the new game known as Borderlands would be just like Fallout 3, but with vehicles....

Please be courteous to others and silence your mouths…

Lelia Rill October 28, 2009

Students who were here Thursday and were respectful and quiet during the assembly with guest speaker Susie Vanderlip, thank you. Those of you who were outright rude and were not quiet, I am very disappointed....

Judgment House

Michael Anderson October 26, 2009

For more than twenty years, churches everywhere have participated in an interactive drama about death and judgment, known as Judgment House. The Ladies and Gents at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church worked...

Super Mario Bros Z

Rankin Dam October 26, 2009

This next review has me going out on a limb. A shaky limb on a half dead tree above a rather large drop, to be more precise. This is because I decided to turn my penmanship toward an area that doesn’t...

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