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The 10 best Christmas movies to watch over break

The 10 best Christmas movies to watch over break

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

December 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Finals are almost here: The weather’s getting cold and students are stressing. What better way to warm the soul and de-stress than with some good 'ole Christmas classics. “A Christmas Story” The famous line “You’ll shoot your eye out kid” has been heard all around the globe. All Ralph Parker (Peter Billin...

Technical theatre teacher embraces first year at Braswell

Technical theatre teacher embraces first year at Braswell

Sierra Bihon, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine arts, News & Features

Tayler Daniels, the school’s new theatre teacher, desribes himself as enthusiastic and passionate, especially when it comes to theatre. “I've always loved theatre since I was young. It was the only thing I wanted to do,” Daniels said. In high school, Daniels had a theatre teacher who ins...

2018 Grammy nominations released

2018 Grammy nominations released

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

November 30, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase

Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar lead the pack

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New faces in fine arts: Jacobson joins art team

New faces in fine arts: Jacobson joins art team

Sierra Bihon, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine arts, News & Features

While growing up, Kiba Jacobson’s mother was an art student at the University of North Texas, and Jacobson was always around to observe and participate in her works. Since Jacobson was 7, her mother both inspired and encouraged her daughter to be an artist. “I always remember her working on a...

What to watch in November

What to watch in November
November

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

November 7, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

A look at the top picks to check out this month

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‘Midsummer’ a true dream

‘Midsummer’ a true dream

Sam Herger, Staff artist

October 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine arts

In Act 1 of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Oberon (David) and Puck (Savanah) meet to plot the love quadrangle that dominates Shakespeare’s romantic comedy. The yin-yang dynamic between the characters - and by extension, their portrayers - shine’s as Oberon’s stoic demeanor plays off of Puck’s ...

Perfect ‘Stranger’

Perfect ‘Stranger’
Perfect 'Stranger'

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

October 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, TV

Fright night for film fanatics

Fright night for film fanatics

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

October 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Since fall started, almost everybody has been talking about the defining holiday of the season: Halloween. What better way to start off a new spooky season than with the best movies fit for all your creepy crawly needs? Zombieland Set after the zombie apocalypse, four strangers band together to see if they ca...

‘Uprising’ trailer brings thrills, surprises

‘Uprising’ trailer brings thrills, surprises

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

New York Comic Con showed off some of the best movie and TV media since San Diego, one of the most notable being the “Pacific Rim: Uprising” trailer. The original from 2013 is what critics like to call a “mockbuster.” The movie didn’t make much of a profit when it first came out, but s...

A look back at the 10 best episodes of ‘Teen Wolf’

A look back at the 10 best episodes of ‘Teen Wolf’

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

October 1, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, TV

Since its first season in 2011, “Teen Wolf” has played an integral part in many teenagers’ lives. Now with its final episode aired, there seems to be a slight gap in everyone’s hearts. To fill that void, let’s take a look back at the 10 best episodes of the series. The Overlooked ...

For Fall Out Boy fans, the wait continues

For Fall Out Boy fans, the wait continues

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

September 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Showcase

For all those who have waited for Fall Out Boy’s newest album, “M A N I A” -- you’re going to have to wait longer. The album that the band -- specifically Pete Wentz -- wanted to make purple has been pushed back until January 2018. While many fans will moan and groan about this, they need to res...

So Deliciously Bad, ‘It’s Good

So Deliciously Bad, ‘It’s Good

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

September 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

When the trailer for “It” dropped in March, everyone was excited to see a Stephen King novel done right -- or at least since “The Green Mile.” Like “Stand By Me,” one of the other King adaptations done right, “It” focuses on a group of neighborhood kids known as “The Losers Club....

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