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Disney’s newest movie “Mulan” fails to deliver a good story

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Arisha Hirji, Reporter

September 11, 2020

The live-action remake of Disney’s ”Mulan” came out Sept. 4 on Disney+ Premier Access, and failed to meet the audiences expectations.  The movie takes the audience through the classic story of a Chinese girl who disguises herself as a man to fight with soldiers in order to protect her father...

Swift’s “folklore” is mystical and eerie

Swift’s “folklore” is mystical and eerie

Kate Knauff, Reporter

July 29, 2020

Taylor Swift surprised fans on Thursday morning when she announced the release of a new album, “folklore,” at midnight, along with a new music video. The album came out with little warning, includes a song featuring Bon Iver and is considered an alternative album. The album includes 16 songs plus...

Jordan airs it out

Jordan airs it out

Henry Hays, Reporter

May 22, 2020

After being released early due to intense pressure from fans and celebrities, the ten-part documentary about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls final championship run has finally ended. The documentary not only provided new footage of the final season, but also a much-needed sports rush for fans who have b...

Layne’s vs. Cane’s

Layne’s vs. Cane’s

Kate Knauff, Reporter

May 19, 2020

Ever since Layne’s opened a restaurant in Lewisville, I have heard different opinions from my friends in the Layne’s vs.Cane’s debate, so I had to put it to the test. THEIR STORY:     I would like to talk about the origins of each fast-food restaurant. Mike Layne opened the first Layne’s sto...

Retro Review

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Malley O'Carroll, Reporter

May 14, 2020

I have found myself with a lot of spare time during quarantine, and I have been using it to watch a lot of movies. After watching too many cheesy Netflix original movies, I knew I needed to switch things up a bit. I decided to go back to the basics -- way back. I watched five of director John Hughes’...

My Top Five Sports Movies

Scene from the first of many Rocky movies. Rocky remains one of the best fighting movies of all time.

Mitchell Mayhaw, Reporter

May 14, 2020

There are a plethora of well made and amazing sports movies that exist in this world, and I’m sure there will be even more to come. Due to not being able to watch any actual sports, here’s my top five favorite sports movies:  5: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.  I loved how they incorporated s...

The True History of the Kelly Gang: A brutal retelling of the life of an outlaw

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Mia Nguyen, Reporter

April 30, 2020

“Nothing you’re about to see is true:” an ironic introduction to a highly romanticized film about Australian outlaw, Ned Kelly (George Mackay). This rendition of the criminal’s life was released in the U.S. on April 24 and follows Kelly from a barbarous adolescence to the end of his short life. ...

My Experience with Quarantine

Reading is an easy way to relax and escape during social distancing. Some of my favorite books I've reading during quarantine are Pirate Latitudes, The Ruins and Dragon Teeth.

Mitchell Mayhaw, Reporter

April 29, 2020

I’m not going to lie: quarantine is a drag. But, I’m going to list off everything I have done so far to lower my boredom levels. For this list I’m going to name and explain all the things I have done on a daily basis. First, I usually procrastinate a lot, so I end up doing my schoolwork through...

Virtually a different draft

Virtually a different draft

Henry Hays, Reporter

April 27, 2020

This year's NFL Draft, the highlight of the NFL off-season, was virtual for the first time ever. Covid-19 forced the draft, originally supposed to take place in Las Vegas, to be held as if it were a Zoom call.  The draft began with a touching monologue from Peyton Manning who addressed the Covid-...

One world: Together at home live fundraising concert

One world: Together at home live fundraising concert

Arisha Hirji, Reporter

April 23, 2020

Lady Gaga partnered with Global Citizen and World Health Organization to organize a live-streamed concert on April 18 to raise awareness for medical workers who are putting their lives at risk while fighting coronavirus. Many singers such as Billie Eilish, Beyoncé, Lizzo, Taylor Swift, John Legend and m...

Trolls 2 Rocked My World

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Malley O'Carroll, Reporter

April 21, 2020

After a 42-month wait, my favorite colorful and hug-filled world is back. “Trolls World Tour” was released on April 10 on various rental services instead of in theaters due to COVID-19. This movie is the perfect mood booster for all ages.   In “Trolls World Tour,”the queen of the ...