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Streaming services are quickly driving us to piracy

Streaming services are quickly driving us to piracy
February 14, 2020

It's pretty clear by now that people take TV seriously. There are fan accounts on social media, petitions made for keeping a canceled show, fan-made art, posters and stories that can be found all over...

Nothing left to do but rant about Valentines Day

Nothing left to do but rant about Valentines Day
February 14, 2020

Some  people know the story behind Valentine’s Day. About good ole saint Valentine. It’s ridiculous it’s called feast of saints but no one really knows why either.  I do know the Saint was imprisoned...

My Top 10 Favorite Marvel Superheroes

My Top 10 Favorite Marvel Superheroes
February 4, 2020

The year of 2020 is finally here and journalism is back better than ever. With the start of the new year, I didn't see any better way to start it off right, other than writing about something I love. In...

Social Media and empathy: how has it changed us?

Social Media and empathy: how has it changed us?
February 3, 2020

For the past few decades, we have lived in the age the past could only dream of. Our technology has advanced rapidly through the years from telephones, to computers, to laptops and to smartphones. We created...

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

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

Candy Corn: Trick or Treat?

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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...

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

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...

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
5 Feet Apart movie review
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...

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
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...

Slice of life is boring?

This scene from the movie adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird depicts Atticus Finch defending Tom Robinson. To Kill A Mockingbird has accurately depicted
Finding the marvelous in the mundane
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,...

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