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What Makes Older Horror Films Better Than Modern Day Horror Films?

What Makes Older Horror Films Better Than Modern Day Horror Films?

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2019

Over the years, I’ve re-watched many horror movies, whether they have been recent and or if they have been made before my time. As I look back on horror films in the past, it makes me think that horror movies which have been released in recent years have been demoted to an entirely new standard. That...

Candy Corn: Trick or Treat?

Candy Corn: Trick or Treat?

October 29, 2019

Love it or hate it, candy corn makes its way to supermarket shelves each October. Staff members Monica Guarjado and Devin Ryan stand on opposing sides of the candy corn conundrum. Read their arguments and tell us below, is candy corn the ultimate Halloween treat or just another scary trick?

What does the AHS Marching Band have in store for the fans of the Ada Cougars?

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Entertainment Editor

September 25, 2019

Ada Public Schools have opened back up, after the months of summer vacation, and have experienced one of the best band shows by far, thanks to the Ada High School Marching Band. The Ada High School Marching Band is back at it again, working hard on another show for this football season. The show this...

Two Dudes, Chilling in a Hospital, 5 Feet Apart ‘Cause They Have Cystic Fibrosis: A Review

Two Dudes, Chilling in a Hospital, 5 Feet Apart ‘Cause They Have Cystic Fibrosis: A Review

About the Writer Trinity Whitehead, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

**MAJOR SPOILERS** Often compared to and referred to as the new Fault In our Stars and speculated homage to Clair Wineland, 5 Feet Apart is a beautiful, thought provoking love story that inspires many to hold their loved ones close simply because they can. The main stars, Stella and Will were played r...

Shazam! Why it will be the start of a new beginning for the DCEU

Shazam! Why it will be the start of a new beginning for the DCEU

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Feature Editor

March 11, 2019

Shazam! (2019) is a movie about a young boy named Billy Batson (portrayed by the young actor Asher Angel) who always fights against bullies at school. Even though he may not seem the most powerful, he still keeps up a good fight when it comes to the matter. But little did he know he has much more in store f...

Slice of life is boring?

Slice of life is boring?

About the Writer William Whelchel, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2019

Slice of life refers to a variety of works of art and entertainment that focus on mundane, everyday events. By that description, many would immediately dismiss anything in that category as boring fluff, not worth their time. But as someone who greatly enjoys such stories, I am inclined to defend them...

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse is Marvel’s latest success

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse is Marvel’s latest success

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Feature Editor

January 23, 2019

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse (2018), is a action packed film that is very new to Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios when it comes to art style and animation. The story line is vastly spread throughout the Spider-Verse and ties all of it together to be enjoyed by many people all around the world. This movie was a gigantic hit, and no doubt,...

Brevity is overrated

Brevity is overrated

About the Writer William Whelchel, Entertainment Editor

January 11, 2019

Brevity is the soul of wit-- so says one of the foremost dramatists of all of modern literature, William Shakespeare, but is that really true? It's commonly repeated in many an essay about how to improve your writing, to only include necessary elements. If it doesn't have a clear purpose in the sce...

‘Just a teacher’ Ronny Johns is just the answer for House District 25

‘Just a teacher’ Ronny Johns is just the answer for  House District 25

About the Writer The Cougar Call Staff

November 5, 2018

Since Oklahoma's state elections are fast approaching, The Cougar Call has decided to officially endorse Ronny Johns for State Representative of House District 25. Members of The Cougar Call had the chance to sit down with Ronny Johns and Danny Manuel and conduct face-to-face interviews of eac...

Is the dress code a sham?

Is the dress code a sham?

About the Writer Kennie Davis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

This article was written with no intended disrespect towards anyone involved in the creation of dress code. I just felt the need to voice my concerns regarding the inequality of the dress code. Do we need a dress code? Everybody knows the dress code. No tank tops, no shorts above your finger tips. ...

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