Review: EA-NHL 15

Review: EA-NHL 15

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2015


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Are you into video games or sports? Then this is the article for you. NHL 15 was released September 9, 2014. It is a major improvement to the previous year’s game, NHL 14. The game is most commonly known for the Xbox and Playstation systems. It has out of this world graphics that make the players...

Review: A Tale of 2 Sons

Review: A Tale of 2 Sons

Justice Westfall, Website Editor

March 17, 2015


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Brothers is an indie-adventure game that will leave you breathless by its beautiful scenery and storyline. Successful YouTuber, Pewdiepie, says, “It’s like going on an actual adventure.” The game is based in an old village where younger brother Naiee and older brother Naia live with their father....

Slam Funk Rocks Their New Year’s Eve

Slam Funk Rocks Their New Year’s Eve

Emily Smith, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015


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Slam Funk has returned from winter break with a little pep in their step after a great performance on New Year’s Eve. Slam Funk has recently performed at Carillion North Senior home center on New Year’s Eve for many grateful senior citizens. “You could tell the audience was very appreciative...

The Interview released despite cyber threats

Connor Sinclair, Sports/Entertainment Editor

February 11, 2015


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By paying the closest attention to the news, turning on the TV, or just listening to recent chatter this past month, the topic of The Interview, a movie produced by Sony starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, has probably been heard. The Interview is a story with a basic foundation of the assassination...

Theatre Fest ‘Ignites the Passion Within’

Becca Waiters, Executive Editor

February 11, 2015


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Despite bone chilling temperatures and ridiculous wind gusts, the Thespians bundled up and travelled to the University of Illinois for the fortieth annual Illinois High School Theatre Festival on Jan. 8-10. This year’s theme was “Ignite the Passion Within.” While at the festival, students chose...

Senior Directed One Acts 2014

Senior Directed One Acts 2014

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

December 11, 2014


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Taylor Swift 1989 Review

Taylor Swift 1989 Review

Hannah Rosemurgy, Production Editor

December 10, 2014


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After much anticipation, Taylor Swift released her new album, titled 1989, on Oct. 27. Unlike most albums in the past, which seem to focus on her love interests and different relationship problems, 1989 is a record that explores more topics outside of relationships. While Swift tells various personal...

Super Smash Bros. Review

December 9, 2014


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Released two weeks ago for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Super Smash Bros. is considered a contender for game of the year. You may have enjoyed previous games in its series like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, but this updated and improved version blows the older versions out of the water. There are all new...

PlayStation 4

Connor Harkness, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014


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Was the eight year wait for a successor to the PlayStation 3 console worth the wait? We’ll find out with the new PlayStation 4. The PS4 has powerful hardware for a gaming console and will come with 8Gb of GDDR5 RAM, a user removable 500Gb hard drive, 2 USB 3.0 ports, and a custom AMD processor and...

Boxtrolls

Cindy Om, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014


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Boxtrolls, a 3D stop motion animated film, was produced by Laika. This film is a 3D stop motion animated film and is completely made out of photos. Viewers are watching a role of thousands of photos. The characters and objects are moved little at a time in between each frame to create the effect that...

Infamous Second Son

Justice Westfall, Website Editor

November 5, 2014


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Although Infamous Second Son is loved for its graphics, it is famous for its storyline. In this game, you play as Delsin Rowe, a seemingly normal rebellious boy living in a world full of conduits (normal people with special abilities) or as the government calls them “Bio-Terrorists.” As the game...

Thespians perform The Matchmaker, await judges’ results

Thespians perform The Matchmaker, await judges’ results

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

November 4, 2014


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Now that The Matchmaker has been performed, the anticipation about the results of adjudication to perform at Theatrefest is plaguing the Thespians. Theatre director and show technical director Teslen Sadowski will be called the day after Thanksgiving, hopefully with something else to be thankful for. “I...

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