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My Problem With Meghan Trainor

My Problem With Meghan Trainor

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
April 2, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Meghan Trainor has been looked up to as this “inspiration” for young and curvy girls. What people fail to realize is behind these catchy, radio-hit songs lies a major problem in the message she’s sending to adolescents. It’s been roughly two years since that annoyingly catchy single “All About That...

Zayn Malik: Pillow Talk review

Zayn Malik: Pillow Talk review

by McKenna Topps, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 31, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Title: Mind of Mine Record Label: RCA Records Label Release Date: March 25, 2016 Rating: 6.5/10 Zayn Malik, originally from the loved boy band One Direction has finally come out with his first solo album, titled Mind of Mine. Malik has had lots of eyes turned toward him just because he has gone in this...

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice review

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice review

by McKenna Topps and Tayler Jones
March 30, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7/10 Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg MPAA Rating: PG-13 The unanswered question DC Comics fans have been arguing about since the beginning of time has finally been answered. Who would win in a fight:  Batman or Superman? The fight between The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel is finally released to theaters in the movie, Batman v Superman...

Ricky Montgomery: This December single review

Ricky Montgomery: This December single review

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
March 30, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Ricky Montgomery: This December Producer: Jon Heisserer (absentrecordings.com) Rate: 8.5/10 Ricky Montgomery, has been working on his first full length album, Montgomery Ricky, for a little over a year now, yet this is not his first time being apart of the music world. Montgomery released...

Iamsu!: Kilt 3 Review

Iamsu!: Kilt 3 Review

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 24, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

  Title: Kilt 3 Record Label: Eyes On Me LLC Release Date: March 23, 2016 Rating: 5/10   The rap scene has become a mess of either rappers mindlessly rhyming about girls and drugs or meaningful, heartfelt stories- and there's not usually an in between. Nonetheless, rappers te...

STOP! App Review

STOP! App Review

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 23, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Publisher: Fanatee Rating: 7/10 Price: Free with in-app purchases Compatible with: iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch   “Quick! What's a human body part that starts with the letter U!” If someone screams this at you, they might just be playing the new game “Stop!” Drop your Angry Birds and lo...

“Allegiant” Review

“Allegiant” Review

by Tayler Jones, Opinions Editor
March 20, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 5/10 Director: Robert Schwentke Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz MPAA Rating: PG-13 What once was an excellent read and a somewhat pleasure to watch on the big screen, Veronica Roth’s best selling novel, “Allegiant” is now open to the public eye a...

Gwen Stefani: This Is What the Truth Feels Like review

Gwen Stefani: This Is What the Truth Feels Like review

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: This is What the Truth Feels Like Record Label: Interscope Records Release Date: March 18, 2016 Rating:  9/10 Since "Sweet Escape" was released a decade ago in 2006, Gwen Stefani has woven her way in and out of the music scene. In April of 2014, Stefani took Christina Aguilera's place as...

5 useful concert tips

5 useful concert tips

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-In-Chief
March 17, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, lifestyle, music, SHOWCASE

1.Know the Set List You want to be well rehearsed by the time your concert comes around with he songs they are going to play.  Not only is it more fun to sing along live, but you don't seem like a wanna be fan. Pre-order their albums or research what songs they have played at other venues. 2.Don'...

Everywhere you look…the Tanners return two decades later

Everywhere you look…the Tanners return two decades later

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Creator: Jeff Franklin Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber Available on: Netflix Rating: 7/10 Fully grown and back at it again, the Tanner family returns and rises up feelings of nostalgia in the previous viewers of the series “Full House.” The original series ra...

Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman” Single Review

Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman” Single Review

by McKenna Topps, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Title: “Dangerous Woman” from the album Dangerous Woman Record Label: XL Recordings Rating: 8/10 Ariana Grande has been planning to come out with her new album since the drop of her last one, My Everything, and this single is just a sneak peek as to what is to come. The album Dangerous Woman is schedu...

5 Most Underrated Indie Bands

5 Most Underrated Indie Bands

by Trina Ausbon, Entertainment Editor
March 12, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Slow Runner What started as a garage playing high school punk/alternative band has now developed into a rockin’ indie band with a small but devoted fanbase. Slow Runner may, at times, give peppy and lively beats but the lyrics are always educational and filled with emotion. In songs like “I...

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