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  • January 23"When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • December 18“If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)

  • December 18 “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Transformers:The Last Knight

Transformers:The Last Knight

Kaylah Coulter, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Coming from a Transformers fanatic, I can honestly say that this movie was by far the worst movie in the series. It starts off having the viewers confused and wondering where the original cast is. The film was okay overall; however, it needed a lot of work. In my opinion, the movie deserved a ⅗ stars,...

Was IT ​Really ​Worth ​The Watch?

Was IT ​Really ​Worth ​The Watch?

Makayla​ ​Gamble, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

The ​movie ​IT ​has ​been ​the ​talk ​of ​the ​town. ​The ​horror ​movie ​first ​surfaced ​in ​1990, ​but ​was recently ​remade ​this ​year. ​The ​movie released ​September ​8, ​2017 ​and ​quickly ​gained ​reviews and ​plenty ​of ​rotten ​tomatoes. ​Some ​say ​the ​movie ​was ​a ​little ​frightening ​while ​others ​claim ​it was ​actually ​kind ​of ​funny. ​Personally, ​I ​don’t ​t...

“Til Death Do Us Part’ Another Melodrama

“Til Death Do Us Part’ Another Melodrama

Shacora Bullock, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Til Death Do Us Part is this years newest melodrama. This film was released on September, 29, 2017 and is now showing in all theaters. Til Death Do Us Part was projected to gross around $4 million in its opening weekend. Some major actors in this film are Taye Diggs; Annie Ilonzeh; Stephen Bishop; Ro...

Happy Death Day: The Repeating Unsolved mystery

Happy Death Day: The Repeating Unsolved mystery

Kaitlyn Cooper, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Happy Death Day released in theatres on Friday, October 13th, 2017. A perfect night to release a scary movie right? This movie featured a great soundtrack, some amazing acting, a good love story and a mind blowing plot twist. The movie starts off with the main character, Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe),...

Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day

Tamryn Rockett, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Birthdays are meant to be celebrated with the ones you love and time to celebrate your coming of age, not to have the same day repeated over and over again and killed each time in a different way. That took a drastic turn, didn't it?  This thriller is about a girl in college who awakens on the day ...

Chicago Public High Schools: No plan. No diploma.

Chicago Public High Schools:  No plan. No diploma.

Demari Hudson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

An approved plan by the Board of education proposes a high school graduation requirement that seniors are to show that they’ve secured a job or received a letter of acceptance to college, a trade apprenticeship, a gap year program or the military in order to graduate, The Washington Post reports. Ch...

IT: Frighteningly Good

IT: Frighteningly Good

Nailah Brown, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

One of the best movies of fall 2017 horror thriller flick “IT” directed by Andy Muschietti had the third largest opening weekend in 2017, busting into theaters on September 8, 2017. Based on the highly popular Stephen King novel of the same name, that has been haunting readers for years. Instead o...

Time Travel Paradoxes

Time Travel Paradoxes

JiKeise Armwood, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

Time travel is that one thing  we all wish we could do at least once in our lives. Haven’t we all had that one embarrassing moment in our lives that we all think. “I wish I could go back in time and never had done that. Let’s have a little fun with that idea, what if we wanted to go back in time...

Riverdale: A drama for drama lovers

Riverdale: A drama for drama lovers

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Riverdale is a teen drama television series based on the characters from the Archie Comics. The shows centers around a group of friends as they deal with events in their mysterious town, Riverdale.  Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) is one of the main characters along with his best friend who also has a crush...

Heathers: A Movie Review

Heathers: A Movie Review

Mia Jones, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

For those of you who love the classic hit Mean Girls, Heathers is sure to capture your attention. Matching Mean Girls wit for wit, the movie also contains a dark and cynical underlying streak. Taking place in 1980’s Sherwood, Ohio, this movie is about a girl named Veronica (Winona Ryder) who is tire...

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Worth Seeing Again, & Again, & Again…

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Worth Seeing Again, & Again, & Again…

Amaya White, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

A childhood favorite loved by many, including myself, is The Nightmare Before Christmas, a go-to movie when someone is asked what it is they want to watch between the months of October and December. But the question that is on everyone’s mind but is rarely asked is whether The Nightmare Before Chri...

Children Who Chase Lost Voices: Film Review

Children Who Chase Lost Voices: Film Review

Timeon Oyeyemi, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The movie that will be reviewed today is Hoshi wo ou kodomo, or in English, Children Who Chase Lost Voices. It is a film directed by Makoto Shinkai (known for well-received movies like Your Name) about a young girl and her journey into the land of the dead. I have watched this movie twice now, once dur...

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