The Roar

Album Review: Welcome Home by Zac Brown Band

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2017

Zac Brown Band released the final five songs of their ten song album, "Welcome Home", last Friday. This second half of the album gets 4 out of 5 stars. The aim of this album was for the band to go back to it’s traditional...

Senior Patrick Wilbanks takes notes during a IB Psychology class. The main difference between IB and AP is that IB is more of a program while AP is a set of individual classes that don’t correlate with each other.

IB vs AP debate

May 15, 2017

Not an anomaly

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 30, 2017

When I was younger, I didn’t know what it meant to be black To me, it felt like I was always under attack Like I was an ant And the world was holding a lens So that the more light poured in The deeper the h...

A hateful heritage

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 30, 2017

The south is notorious for many things; beautiful countrysides, sweet iced tea, charming accents- and racism. Unfortunately, the bottom half of the US is known for it’s overwhelming prejudice towards people of color, histor...

“13 Reasons Why” it’s problematic

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Netflix’s original series "13 Reasons Why", based on Jay Asher’s eponymous book, has come under fire from parents for their portrayal of mature subjects. The series focuses on the suicide of female high school student Hann...

Podcast Review: Lore

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

From 19th century serial killer Belle Gunness to the doppelgänger of Emilie Sagee, Lore explores the non-fiction aspect of horror. In its presentation, the hit podcast allows the ambiguity of folklore to connect with facts for a ...

Top five shows on Netflix in April

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

April brings a deluge of shows and movies to popular streaming service Netflix, including exclusive originals. Embracing the April showers is easier with these top picks. 1. Kubo and the Two Strings Kubo and the Two Strings capture...

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