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Critique Column: Into the Wild

Critique Column: Into the Wild

Taylor Russell, Staff writer
April 7, 2017 • 163 views
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Into the Wild, released Sept. 21, 2007, is a brilliant film that focuses on the true story of Christopher McCandless' (Emile Hirsch) internal battle to find himself in something more than society's materials. The movie starts out right after McCandless graduates. His parents desperately show...

Movie Review: The Lost Boys

Movie Review: The Lost Boys

Kelly Stilwell, Senior Editor
April 7, 2017 • 196 views
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Vampires have been present in horror films for years, dating as far back as Bela Lugosi’s Dracula (1931) or German vampire movie Nosferatu (1922).  However, many of today’s modern vampires are straying from the traditional bloodthirsty vampire image, in favor of a softer, more romantic vampire, ...

TV show review: 13 Reasons Why

TV show review: 13 Reasons Why

Jersey Gregory, Staff writer
April 7, 2017 • 351 views
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Recently, Netflix has added one more show to its long list of originals. 13 Reasons Why follows the cassette tapes left behind by Hannah Baker, a junior at the local high school, after killing herself. On the tapes, she claims that each person who is mentioned is somehow responsible for her death i...

Top 5 Netflix television series for teens

Top 5 Netflix television series for teens

Malli Pingleton, Junior Editor/Writer
April 7, 2017 • 234 views
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I know it can be a little overwhelming trying to find a new show to watch on Netflix.  There are too many to chose from, and you don't want to get stuck watching one you don't really like just because you can't walk away without seeing if they ever get off the stupid island.  I'll just critique them f...

Five stars for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Five stars for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Kaelie Miller
April 7, 2017 • 296 views
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Beauty and the Beast is a timeless fairy-tale filled with imagination and wonder. The live-action remake premiered March 17, and theaters were packed with adults wanting to relive their childhoods and with children looking forward to seeing Belle in the flesh. The movie is based on the Disney cartoo...

Music Review: Royz

Music Review: Royz

Kelly Stilwell, Senior Editor
February 28, 2017 • 325 views
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Visual Kei is my favorite genre of music; I love how this type of genre has a lots of beats to soft rhythm music. The songs have such deep meanings to them, unlike most music in today's society. I can listen to Visual Kei anytime of the day, and it keeps me happy and energetic. Royz is one o...

Jurassic Park vs Jurassic World

Jurassic Park vs Jurassic World

Kelly Stilwell, Senior Editor
January 23, 2017 • 471 views
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What kid growing up didn’t, at some point, have a fascination with dinosaurs? I sure did, and apparently many people still do, as evidenced by the success of the Jurassic Park film franchise. Loving a good dinosaur battle, I decided to start one of my own…. Jurassic Park vs Jurassic World. There are some obvious similarities between these films. Genetic experimentation with dinosaurs plays a...

Humans of Ada

Humans of Ada

Mackenzee Crosby, Senior Editor and Photographer.
December 13, 2016 • 819 views
Filed under Humans of Ada, Showcase, Slideshows

Ballots were cast and not in favor of State Question 779. Oklahoma teachers will not be receiving a tax funded raise. Across various news and social media platforms, teachers made their feelings public. These Ada School District teachers shared their State Question 779 opinions. All pictures taken...

Movie Review – Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Movie Review – Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Malli Pingleton, Junior Editor/Writer
October 10, 2016 • 526 views
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Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, written by Ransom Riggs was just released September 30, 2016. Almost every time a movie is made based off a book, the whole concept is completely inaccurate, and the audience who has read the book, leaves disappointed. Surprisingly, this movie wasn't completely...

Movie Review

Movie Review

Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter. Columnist
September 28, 2016 • 393 views
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A Royal Night Out is set in London, May 8th 1945, at the end of World War II on V.E. Day. The main characters are Princess Elizabeth II (Sarah Gadon) and Margaret (Bel Powley) who plead with their parents to celebrate the war's end with the people. Their father, King George VI (Rupert Everett), allow...

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