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To Deli or Not To Deli

Heidi Myers, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿)

Everybody has their favorite restaurant. Some like Taco Bell, Subway, Tres Amigos, the Courtyard, or even Dairy Queen. I mean the selection here in McPherson is pretty dim. The Main Street Deli has been a favorite stop for many families. With its welcoming signs as you enter you get that you are home...

Paper Towns Movie Review

Paper Towns Movie Review

Abbey Yianakopulos
March 9, 2016
Filed under Movie Reviews

Release date: July 24th, 2015 Rating: PG-13 Type of movie: Mystery/Dramatic Length: 113 minutes      This summer the movie, Paper Towns, came out. It’s based on the best selling novel, Paper Towns, by John Green. The movie stars upcoming actor, Nat Wolff and supermodel, Cara Deleving...

The Reality of Spring Break

Megan Wiens, Staff
March 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Student Life

Spring Break has been an example for the typical teen life for decades. Its theme can be seen in popular movies and tv shows- ones that show the excitement and occasional craziness of the time off. These movies have set the bar high for spring break trips. Unfortunately, this is not the reality. Few...

Review of Divergent

Review of Divergent

Rece Reiman
March 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Uncategorized

Article by Rece Reiman 3/03/16    On March 18, 2014 the movie Divergent was released which was based on the well loved book of the same title. First off this movie had such high expectations from many people who had read the books. But just like most book to movie adaptations it was a disappointment...

“Peak” by Roland Smith

“Peak” by Roland Smith

Mackenzie Oakes
March 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Book Reviews

Book Rating: PG Genre of Book: Action, young adult fiction Publish Date: 2007 Pages: Around 245 pages   “Peak” was written by Roland Smith, an American young author of adult fiction and nonfiction children's books. “Peak” is an action filled book about climbing mountains publish...

The Martian

The Martian

Andrea Dunham, writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Movie Rating:PG-13 Type of Movie: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy. Date it came out of video: January 12, 2016 Length: 144 minutes   “The Martian” is headed by Oscar winning actor Matt Damon. The movie starts out very intense, in 2016 on Mars and then it’s a mixture...

X Files Review

X Files Review

Anna Southward
March 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Show Rating- TV-14 Type of Show- Horror, Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction Length of Episodes- 45 Minutes    The X-Files re-opens it's chilling series with the original stars, David Duchovny as Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson playing Dana Scully. The show was off air for nine years but later...

The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur

Chloe Jones
March 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

      “The Good Dinosaur” is a touching twist on the relationship between a boy, in this case, Arlo (the dinosaur), and his dog in this case, Spot (the boy).  The movie focuses on Arlo and his family, and their shared goal of “making their mark” ; literally marking a stone on the family’s s...

Student Gets Accepted into New York University

Megan Wiens
February 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community Based

     Senior, Jessica Wylie applied for New York University, and George Mason University. She was accepted into both schools, and into the Honors College Program at George Mason. After considering her options Wylie decided to attend NYU. Her accomplishment in her acceptance can be shown by the ...

A Letter to The Upperclassmen: Prom!!

A Letter to The Upperclassmen: Prom!!

Heidi Myers, Staff Writer
February 12, 2016
Filed under Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Showcase, Student Life

Are you ready for prom? Have you found the right dress, right date? Stop fretting! Prom is far enough away and Pinterest is possibly your best friend during this time. But if you are already freaking out here are some beauty hacks, tips, and tricks to make your prom night the best it possibly can be. ...

Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Rece Reiman, Journalism 1 Student
February 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

   With 2016 underway I have decided to write about the most anticipated movies of this year. Some I have already done reviews on from what I’ve seen of their trailers. The others will have to wait until their trailers come out. This year is also a good time for new movies to come out and for good...

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