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‘A Quiet Place’ earns its place

‘A Quiet Place’ earns its place

Story by Matthew Martin, staff writer

April 27, 2018


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“If they hear you, they hurt you…” Only being released on April 9 and its 95 percent of Rotten Tomatoes rating, “A Quiet Place” has ranked its number one spot in movie lists. The movie has a box office review of $132 million total domestically. “A Quiet Place” has not even been r...

‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

April 26, 2018


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Gritty and brutally raw in emotion, Breaking Benjamin has released their sixth studio album dubbed “Ember,” on April 13, and has consecutively tacked itself onto the Billboard top 200 at third place. Fixated on ideas of spirituality, blood and redemption, the tracks prove their earnesty in bleak lyrics and strong...

More than just entertainment

More than just entertainment

Story by Molly Kyles, staff writer

April 24, 2018


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When one goes to see a horror movie, they never expect to be awed. Screams and laughter seem to be the response elicited by most modern thrillers, and while some may bring tears, the chances that the film actually touches its audience is rare. Gore, jumpscares and a hastily put together storyline with sha...

Ways to go zero waste

Ways to go zero waste

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

April 23, 2018


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Seventy five million trees could be saved if the daily New York Times were recycled. Over 1 million plastic bottles are floating in the ocean. These numbers are a testament to how we’ve been treating our planet. In honor of yesterday's Earth Day, pave the way for a waste-free and eco-friendly environme...

Learning music “for dummies”

Learning music “for dummies”

Story by Matthew Martin, staff writer

April 20, 2018


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“Is that note flat or sharp?” “What measure are we on?” “What count do we come in on?” “Check the time signature and the key.” “What type of ancient language is that?” Many people just look at instruments musicians play and give up, but it’s not as hard as you ...

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Story by Maddie Gerald, staff writer

April 18, 2018


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In case you weren’t aware of their rising popularity, podcasts have became their own form of popular media especially with students. The advancement of podcasts has led to the surge of well-informed teens around the country. They listen in on opinions on current events as they happen, hearing real-time...

An unimaginable movie

An unimaginable movie

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

April 17, 2018


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At first, you may think a movie based on a song will be only mediocre. “I Can Only Imagine” destroys these thoughts and exceeds expectations. It brings hope. It is inspiring people everywhere, leaving almost everyone in the movie theater sniffing, teary-eyed and red-faced as they leave. “I Can ...

Write for someone, not anyone

Write for someone, not anyone

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

April 12, 2018


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In every city there’s an underground current constantly flowing, an atmosphere of intense competition intertwined with art- a silent rivalry centered on who can speak the best truth. Although creativity isn’t a genuine product of contest, it is fueled by a hungry endeavor to reach the next step:...

One more thing to cross off

One more thing to cross off

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor

April 9, 2018


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As the second semester is in full speed and graduation is around the corner, seniors only have a few months left of being high-schoolers. Soon, many will be leaving Texarkana to embark on a brand new journey. The past four years have flown by in the blink of an eye, but there is still time for seniors...

Where dreams come true

Where dreams come true

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

April 6, 2018


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Currently, a trip to Walt Disney World or a login to Netflix will take you to the “Happiest Place on Earth,” but soon, you will be able to enjoy your favorite Disney content all in one place from the comfort of your own living room. In Fall 2019, Disney will launch a new streaming service for its television shows and movies and will remove nearly all of its content from Netflix, Hu...

A different perspective on love

A different perspective on love

Story by Jhovany Perez, feature editor

April 4, 2018


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Funny, charismatic and relatable are all words that can be ascribed to the new movie “Love, Simon,” a movie based on the book “Simon vs. The Homosapien Agenda.” Starring Nick Robinson as the protagonist Simon Spier, the movie follows his coming out story along with his developing romantic interest...

Surpassed my ‘Expectations’

Surpassed my ‘Expectations’

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

April 3, 2018


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From her humble beginnings as a Disney star, to topping the Billboard charts, Hayley Kiyoko proves that the power of dedication can manifest success. Her debut album, “Expectations” was released on March 30 -- racking up favorable reviews from Teen Vogue and GQ. Representing a side of pop that he...

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