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13 things you should do besides watch '13 Reasons Why'

13 things you should do besides watch ’13 Reasons Why’

August 23, 2019

“13 Reasons Why”, a critically acclaimed Netflix original series, has been working effortlessly over the past two and a half years to glorify suicide, sexual assault and teenage substance abuse. As the time comes for its third season to begin streaming, here is a quick list of 13 things you should do...

Story cliches are dominating the entertainment industry and prove to be unoriginal.

Too many tropes

July 31, 2018

For hundreds of years, certain tropes in oral, written and recently visual stories have formed. Some started as far back as “Romeo and Juliet” and some are as recent as the movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” On occasion, clichés are not altogether unavoidable and in some cases enhance a story &...

Invading the box office

Invading the box office

February 10, 2016

Alien invasion, teen love, and fighting to find family are all key factors in the 5th Wave. With a moderate amount of action and a hint of romance, the book makes for an interesting read. The 5th Wave, written by Rick Yancey follows multiple people as they try to find their ways through a alien invasio...

Sophomore Darren Mercer props his guitar and strums as he begins to practice a few melodies.

Six strings attached

February 6, 2015

He meanders down the hallways of Texas High five days a week like everyone else. With a backpack on his back and guitar in his hands, he creates melodies while his fingers dance across the fretboard that some may never heard of. Since fifth grade, playing the guitar has been a pastime for sophomore Darren...

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And that’s the way the cookie crumbles

April 10, 2014

Ringing out the new season with doorbells, coins and bike bells, the Girl Scouts of America carry their wagons of boxed gold to houses and stores around. The troops span the country selling the precious cookies to the mass, but with recent demand, cookie inflation is on the rise. The cunning saleswom...

Find it all at Central Mall

Find it all at Central Mall

Story by Brianna O'Shaughnessy, staff writer

March 25, 2014

Since its 1978 opening, Central Mall has seen many changes. The inside that was once lined with fountains and greenery now holds assorted kiosks and children’s rides. Stores move in and out, changing over time with the fashions. Now the walls are tan and white, with only bits of color forming arbi...

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