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Remembering Petty: Top 10 Underrated Petty Songs

Remembering Petty: Top 10 Underrated Petty Songs

by Lainey Harlow, Junior editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

You might not know him by name, but odds are you’ve heard one of Tom Petty’s many hits. Songs like “Free Fallin’” and “American Girl” never fail to draw a smile or a pleasant memory. Tom Petty, a key figure of 70s, 80s, and 90s rock, suffered cardiac arrest on the second of October, leadi...

Palo Verde Theater Presents: The Crucible

Palo Verde Theater Presents: The Crucible

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

From Oct. 11-13, Palo Verde theater presented their first play of the year: Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. With a tough script and a very mature storyline, theater students put on a spectacular performance that had the audience captivated from beginning to end. The Crucible was written in 1953 in response...

Jhené Aiko’s “Trip” review

Jhené Aiko’s “Trip” review

by Brittany Blanco, Junior Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

  Album Title: Trip Record Label: Def Jam Recordings Release Date: September 22, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Jhené Aiko is a R&B singer who recently released a surprise album called Trip. Her last album, Souled Out, became a huge hit, and fans have been waiting for another album since...

Big Brother’s Big Finale

Big Brother’s Big Finale

by Hope Freeland and Eli Duncan

September 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

*Warning: Spoilers   The biggest show of the summer just ended, leaving many fans in disbelief after the winner of Big Brother (BB)  was crowned. The highly anticipated finale ended with many fans disappointed after their favorite player lost the game  to the player who did nothing but cry ...

Destiny 2 review

Destiny 2 review

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Four years ago, the game company Bungie promised us a beautiful open world game we know as Destiny. The hype was enormous. What the players got was an incomplete game at launch that gradually got better over the course of three years. Now, after three years of the first game, Bungie has released Destiny ...

IT review

IT review

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Director:Andrés Muschietti Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard MPAA: R   Twenty-seven years after the release of the first adaption of Stephen King’s phenomenal novel IT, director Andrés Muschietti brings Pennywise the Dancing Clown to...

#TBT Review: Over the Edge (1979)

#TBT Review: Over the Edge (1979)

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Director: Jonathan Kaplan Starring: Matt Dillon, Pamela Ludwig MPAA Rating: PG What causes people to commit senseless, destructive acts? Boredom? Pent-up aggression? Over the Edge takes teen angst to the extreme. Set in a “perfect” planned suburban community, the film ser...

The Hitman’s Bodyguard review

The Hitman’s Bodyguard review

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7/10 Director: Patrick Hughes Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson MPAA Rating: R   Everyone loves a good action movie, the same way they appreciate a good, guilt-free rom-com or chick flick every once in awhile. But an action movie with untouchable humor and some of ...

Summer Hits 2017: Lorde’s “Melodrama” review

Summer Hits 2017: Lorde’s “Melodrama” review

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Title: Melodrama Record Label: Lava Records Release Date: June 16 Rating: 10/10   With four years having passed since her debut album, Pure Heroine, Lorde returns better than ever with her new album, Melodrama. No longer a scared, timid teenager that just happened to become one of ...

Summer Hits 2017: A Ghost Story review

Summer Hits 2017: A Ghost Story review

by Cole Greenberg, Entertainment Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9.5/10 Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara Director: David Lowery Release Date: July 7, 2017 MPAA Rating: R   When we die, what will we leave behind? If anything, will it even matter? These are perhaps some of the most daunting questions that plague and pester our time on Earth...

Summer Hits 2017: Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” review

Summer Hits 2017: Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” review

by Brisa Muscaglione, Features Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Lust for Life Record label: Interscope Records Release Date: July 21, 2017 Rating: 7.5/10   To be blunt, Lana Del Rey’s newest album, Lust for Life, is a stark departure from her earlier musical creations. Being her third no. 1 album in the Billboard 200 charts, Del Rey ...

Summer Hits 2017: Dunkirk review

Summer Hits 2017: Dunkirk review

by Cole Greenberg, Entertainment Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Starring: Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy Director: Christopher Nolan Release Date: July 21 MPAA Rating: PG-13   Uncertainty - one of our greatest fears as human beings. Not knowing our future is what can make us vulnerable and scared, yet it is also what ...

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