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You Know What: Parties should stop name calling, start working together (ready to edit)

You Know What: Parties should stop name calling, start working together (ready to edit)

Jennifer Butler, Opinion Editor
November 20, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions

George Washington once said, “[political parties] are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterwards the... Read more »

Scandal’s newest season almost halfway over

Scandal’s newest season almost halfway over

Jack Rogan, Managing Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under Reviews

It's handled. Kind of. Scandal's fourth season, which aired on Sept. 25, will begin a break following the winter finale on Thursday, Nov. 20. Scandal is a political thriller that centers on Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), a former White House Communications Director who starts... Read more »

Sonic Highways: putting a twist on a 20-year-old formula

Sonic Highways: putting a twist on a 20-year-old formula

November 18, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

It's been 20 years since Dave Grohl crawled into a Seattle basement and came back up a few weeks later with a demo tape labeled Foo Fighters. Now, after a few Grammy awards and world tours, the Foo Fighters have released their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, to commemorate their... Read more »

Big Hero 6 movie is a must-see, another amazing Disney production

Big Hero 6 movie is a must-see, another amazing Disney production

Bryan Woode, Reporter
November 13, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

Big Hero 6, an animated movie directed by Don Hill and Chris Williams is an exciting film that follows the adventures of Baymax, Hiro and his "hero" friends. This is a Walt Disney film, which also produced "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Frozen." The film takes place in a city called San Fransokyo: a fictional... Read more »

“Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” proves fun despite bland story-line

“Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” proves fun despite bland story-line

Garrett McBay, Reporter
November 3, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

Since I'm not the biggest Tolkien fan, I didn't pay attention to the release of "Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor," an action game taking place in the "Lord of the Rings" universe. However, this new release genuinely surprised me and became one of my favorite new games. Set in between the events of... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show offers more entertaining episodes despite complex plot line

American Horror Story: Freak Show offers more entertaining episodes despite complex plot line

Jennifer Butler, Opinions Editor
October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews, Top Stories

It's back. The horror television series returns for its fourth season. American Horror Story: Freak Show (AHS), is inspired by circus-life and those who inhabit the circus: freaks. This season features conjoined twins Bette and Dot (Sarah Paulson) who, after killing their mother and... Read more »

Almost, Maine questioned unjustly

Almost, Maine questioned unjustly

Madison Kesselring , Business Manager/ Reporter
October 26, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions

In DeSoto, Missouri a concerned parent requested that his daughter's high school not continue with their production of Almost, Maine because one scene features a gay couple falling in love. LHS just wrapped up production of this exact show, and as the assistant director, I support the show wholeheartedly. This... Read more »

My Weekend as a Mother

My Weekend as a Mother

Mary Adcock , Reporter
October 23, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions

Seen as the dreaded assignment of the semester, Child Development I students must bring home a RealCare baby. This baby acts like... Read more »

The Judge Review

The Judge Review

Grant Norfleet, Reporter
October 17, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

In The Judge, Robert Downey Jr. stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge (Robert Duvall), is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from... Read more »

Banned Books Week: Of Mice and Men

Banned Books Week: Of Mice and Men

Kayley Allen , Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

A novel that has surprisingly been attempted to be banned at libraries across the country is Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Set in the times of the Great Depression, Of Mice and Men is a tale of two men travelling from farm to farm looking for paying job opportunities. George,... Read more »

4 Mobile apps to enhance school life

Bryan Woode, Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions

Life at school can be very busy. Sometimes it can be overwhelming or even unorganized. However, there are four free mobile apps that make school life a bit easier. First, there's a well known app called Infinite Campus. Infinite Campus allows students in over 2,000 school districts to check their... Read more »

Banned Books Week: Howl

Banned Books Week: Howl

Mary Adcock, Reporter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

"America, why are your libraries full of tears?" Howl is about life. It is an epic, stretching poem illustrating America in the 1950's from the perspective of the freaks. Or the Beats. In a generation characterized by ready-made washer machines to buy for mass produced button... Read more »