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Humans of Ada

Humans of Ada

Mackenzee Crosby, Senior Editor, Photographer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Humans of Ada, Showcase

"All my life I have been very opinionated and open about who I am. When I believe in something, I am very passionate about it. Something that has been a topic of discussion for some people is my body hair. A lot of people think it’s really cool that I’m so “brave” and not afraid to be who I am....

Album Review: Lateralus

Album Review: Lateralus

Chris Henry, Writer and Reporter

March 22, 2016


Filed under Reviews

I am a metal head.  Ask anyone in my classes.  They can probably hear the heavy metal music blaring from my headphones from across the room. I consider myself a connoisseur of heavy metal music, so trust me when I tell you, Tool's 2001 album, Lateralus, does not disappoint. This album comes fro...

Godzilla vs Godzilla

Godzilla vs Godzilla

Kelly Stillwell, Reporter

March 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

What movie lover doesn't enjoy a good fight scene?  I know I do, and that is why I decided to start the battle to end all battles... Godzilla vs Godzilla. The 1954  and the 2014  Godzilla movies compare and contrast with each other. Godzilla plays a major role in both the movies. However, they ...

Band Review: Tool

Band Review: Tool

Chris Henry, Writer/Reporter

March 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Tool is an American rock band formed in Los Angles, Calif. Tool was formed in 1990, and to this day, they continue to perform scheduled concerts. Tool has performed their music worldwide, topping the music charts in several countries. Tool has had number one song(s)in the United States. They've won three...

Top ten Valentine’s Day movies

Top ten Valentine’s Day movies

Heather Manuel, Writer/Photographer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia Packages

10. The Notebook In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents don't approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved...

Into the pages

Into the pages

Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist

February 8, 2016


Filed under Reviews

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky, is a New York Times best seller about a boy named Charlie. The book is written through letters Charlie makes to an anonymous friend that someone recommended he write to. Charlie tells about his high school experiences as a socially awkward kid in hi...

Music Review: Visual Kei

Kelly Stilwell, Columnist

February 5, 2016


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Visual Kei is a Japanese music movement and is starting to become more popular in America. According to Google, Visual Kei started in the 1980's, and the artist's wear makeup, have elaborate hairstyles, and costumes, usually coupled with androgynous aesthetics. Visual Kei music ranges from punk rock to h...

Ms. Mango tangos with subtweeting

Ms. Mango tangos with subtweeting

Ms. Mango, Advice Columnist

January 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Dear Ms. Mango, Twitter is a regular social media site that I visit, and I know how much drama and negativity is in it, but I just can't help but get on it. Literally, it's like a black hole that just sucks me in, but that isn't the problem I am talking about. I try to stay out of drama as much as p...

15 things you don’t know about me

15 things you don’t know about me

Heather Manuel, Writer/Photographer

January 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

15. I like sea animals 14. Turtles are my favorite 13. My natural hair color is light brown 12. I'm 5 feet 4 and one-fourth inches. 11. My middle name is Raquel 10. I have four sisters and one brother. 9. My best friends are Paige, Jamison, Daniel, and Michael. 8. My favorite [people]...

Movie Review: Star Wars the Force Awakens

Movie Review: Star Wars the Force Awakens

Chris Henry, Writer and Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under Reviews

When I heard they were making another Star Wars film, I thought seriously about breaking out my Star Wars action figures and legos and reliving my childhood. Being an avid Star Wars since I was little, hearing the news of a new Star Wars movie excited me to my very inner child. I was old enough to...

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