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Gilmore glory

Gilmore glory

Yusra Waris, News Editor

December 1, 2016

Gilmore Girls is one of my favorite shows because of how the directors portray the “dreams come true” aspect without overdoing it. The series left off in 2007 with Rory leaving her hometown for a chance to make a career. Nine years later, with the revival, we finally get to see what happened. There...

Riding the Tides with Moana

Riding the Tides with Moana

Tatiana Calzado, Opinion Editor

November 30, 2016

I am a huge Disney fan, so of course, I was looking forward to the Disney version of a story about a Polynesian girl, Moana (Auli’i Cravalho). In this movie, Moana has one goal: to save her island. Moana is told by her grandmother that a demi-god named Maui (Dwayne Johnson) has stolen the heart...

Bravo theater to perform at the Texas Thespian State Festival

Bravo theater to perform at the Texas Thespian State Festival

Harper Lee and Aparnna Manoj

November 28, 2016

After a weekend of shows, theater’s “The Beggar’s Opera” will continue rehearsing their show until December, for the Texas Thespian State Festival in Dallas on Dec. 1, 2 and 3. This play is to showcase as a marathon show, a 40-minute show designed to showcase different schools. This is the first time...

“The Beggar’s Opera” leaves audience begging for more

“The Beggar’s Opera” leaves audience begging for more

Syeda Rizvi, Entertainment Editor

November 12, 2016

I went to watch The Beggar’s Opera on opening night only knowing that it was 40 minutes long and nothing else. Upon arrival, I discovered the play was a comedy and was immediately skeptical of how funny it would actually be. Typically, theatrical humor is not my cup of tea, but this play changed my mind. ...

Operation Dr. Strange was a success

Operation Dr. Strange was a success

Yusra Waris, News Editor

November 9, 2016

OK, so I'm not much of a Marvel movie fan. But, I am a huge fan of Benedict Cumberbatch and he was the main reason I went to watch Dr. Strange. All I can say is that this movie exceeded my expectations and that I would totally go back and watch it again. In this movie, Dr. Strange (Benedict Cumberb...

Encore theater to perform “The Farnsworth Invention”

Encore theater to perform “The Farnsworth Invention”

Harper Lee, Reporter

November 2, 2016

For this year’s fall show, Encore will be performing, “The Farnsworth Invention” on Nov. 3, 4, and 5.  The play will be performed in the auditorium. Adult tickets cost $10, and student tickets cost $5. Encore has been rehearsing since the end of September and head theater director Ryan Heitzman sai...

Staff Playlist: l’automne

Staff Playlist: l’automne

Shreya Rao, Reporter

October 25, 2016

As we approach the ‘cozier’ time of the year, it is time to get into the autumn and Halloween spirit with this playlist curated by the staff.

‘Peculiar’ yet intriguing

‘Peculiar’ yet intriguing

Syeda Rizvi, Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2016

If Tim Burton directs Samuel L. Jackson playing a sarcastic villain in a movie, I’m there to see it. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” had a little bit of everything. The first 20 minutes of the movie fooled me into thinking it would be horror-based, but then it transformed int...

New Mac Miller album is intriguing, but not memorable

New Mac Miller album is intriguing, but not memorable

Nathan Manhaus, Contributor

September 20, 2016

Mac Miller, now four albums into his discography, has officially moved from internet mixtape wiz kid to mainstream, well-known rapper. This is apparent on his latest record, The Divine Feminine, that features Kendrick Lamar, CeeLo Green and new girlfriend Ariana Grande. This album is almost at that...

Combat stress the right way

Combat stress the right way

Hannah Arnold, Managing Editor

May 9, 2016

With AP tests and finals approaching, stress is inevitable. Stress can often be overwhelming to an unhealthy point. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tools to implement when you feel your heart start racing and before the panic sets in. Tangible Solutions 1.Take a series of deep breat...

Virtual reality becomes a reality

Virtual reality becomes a reality

Maleeha Ahmad, Reporter

April 28, 2016

It’s finally here. The new 3D viewing gear by Motoraux is revolutionary to the gaming experience. It’s essentially like a big pair of sunglasses, but instead of lenses, you have a box over your eyes. You open the box from the front, stick your phone (with a virtual reality (VR) game downloaded ...

Here’s the scoop for Andy’s Custard

Here’s the scoop for Andy’s Custard

Maleeha Ahmad, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Move over, Shakes, there's another custard shop in town. Andy’s Custard, a Midwest custard chain, opened Apr.13th. The day before, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., the store gave out free custard to give the public a taste. It was absolutely packed, with the line going around the whole store. I visited on the 13th after scho...