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An insider on the “Outsiders”

An insider on the “Outsiders”

Story by Molly Kyles, staff writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Vibrant flashes of red and orange light glow from the church window accompanying screams and shouts alongside the crackling of a fire. Characters dive into the danger, and not all of them come back. Then the stage goes to black. Contrary to its name, “The Outsiders” at the Sitwell Theatre with the Tex R...

The obsession with TV shows

The obsession with TV shows

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Your eyes are glued to a screen for hours. Laughing, crying and as every hour passed by, you told yourself just one more episode. You’re attached. There’s no doubt that the majority of the human race is addicted to at least one TV show, whether it be on cable, Netflix, Hulu or a DVD pack of all seaso...

Break your boredom over Thanksgiving holiday

Break your boredom over Thanksgiving holiday

Story by Autumn Golden, staff writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Five days off of school is a huge luxury, but wasting the break doing nothing would leave you miserable. Don’t get stuck in the blues this Thanksgiving break, take this quiz to find out what you should do with your week of peace and freedom. What is the best part about Thanksgiving? Getting a week off ...

Getting a head start on Black Friday shopping

Getting a head start on Black Friday shopping

Story by Katie Biggar, staff writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Where should you drop some cash this Black Friday based off your passion for shopping? Find out by taking this quiz. What kind of environment do you thrive in when Christmas shopping for your friends and family? Chaos. Complete chaos puts me in the zone and inspires me to get the job done ...

There have been stranger things

There have been stranger things

Story by Misty Lopez, feature editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

“Stranger Things” is a chilling American show which released its second season Oct. 27. The new season features nine episodes and four new characters: Dacre Montgomery, Sadie Sink, Paul Reiser, and Sean Astin. These additions help create an unforgettable follow-up to the hit show along with its or...

On a high note

On a high note

Story by Colton Johnson, editor in chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

It is with the utmost confidence I say that anyone sitting down to watch the 2016 rendition of “Falsettos” is signing an unofficial contract to endure a wild roller coaster of emotion. This Broadway musical, complete with both laugh-out-loud humor and tear jerker scenes, is brought to life by four unli...

Injustice in the comic book world

Injustice in the comic book world

Story by Addison Cross, staff writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

People’s main argument for liking Marvel more than DC is that Marvel is more lighthearted and easier to watch, but I disagree. I’m here to stand up for the golden age comic company, the original comic company and the best comic company. I understand wanting to laugh or look at a movie screen withou...

‘Andi Mack’ makes LGBTQ history

‘Andi Mack’ makes LGBTQ history

Story by Madison Brown, entertainment editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Disney did it. On Oct. 27, the season two premiere of the TV show “Andi Mack” featured the franchise's first-ever coming-out scene. Although this moment was only a minuscule scene in the hour-long episode, it took a monumental step in the company’s pursuit to head in a more modern direction. Season...

The ultimate juggle

The ultimate juggle

Story by Savannah Downs, staff writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Piles and piles of homework are sitting on the bed. Many teachers give out homework over the longer holiday breaks, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and spring break. To keep their grades up, students need to work on the homework they receive over the holidays. Here are some study tips for those who a...

The towns that dreaded sundown

The towns that dreaded sundown

Story by Margaret Debenport, staff writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

If you’re from Texarkana, you know about the violent attacks the Phantom Killer carried out between Feb. 22 and May 3, 1946. The panic the town found itself in was long lasting, and the stories still haunt residents today. However, the possibility of people from other parts of the country mentioning...

The long road home

The long road home

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Area veteran and author Matt Fisk created the novel, “Black Knights, Dark Days.” His novel is being used as the baseline for a new TV series, “The Long Road Home.” His experience in war combat translates into a masterful piece of literature, giving the reader an inside look of a soldier’s s...

Fall trends

Fall trends

Story by Maddie Gerrald, staff writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Fall brings about the familiar feelings of warmth, nostalgia, fuzzy socks and all things pumpkin spice. It also brings about the introduction of new products to the market that gather the sense of the season in taste, feel and smells. These five products products range from skincare to candles and make...