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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...

We need to support the Time’s Up movement

We need to support the Time’s Up movement

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Imagine suffering through the trauma of assault, abuse or violence. You finally work up the courage to report this heinous act, only to have your story fall on deaf ears. Now imagine those same deaf ears further traumatizing you in order to keep you quiet. This year started off with the Time's Up movement, which according to their...

The Cleveland Indians need to stay

The Cleveland Indians need to stay

February 26, 2018

The Cleveland Indians are about to remove their cap and jersey logo, the famous Chief Wahoo. Wahoo has been a symbol for all Indians fans and can be found on all of their gear. This change is only the beginning being as anything having to do with the Indians has been deemed as "offensive" to many...

Recycling: A waste of time?

Recycling: A waste of time?

About the Writer Emily Rhyne, Eric Crowell, and Heather Manuel

February 16, 2018

As a child, you do a lot of learning. At school, you're taught to stop drop and roll, criss cross applesauce, and to reduce, reuse, recycle. They tell you from the time you're young how essential cleanliness is and why plastic bottles go in different bins than cans do. The real question is, did we ever...

Student journalists’ right to freedom of speech

Student journalists’ right to freedom of speech

About the Writer Emily Rhyne, Heather Manuel, and Eric Crowell

January 19, 2018

The First Amendment ensures that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of griev...

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