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Album Review: Welcome Home by Zac Brown Band

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2017

Filed under Featured, Reviews

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...

IB vs AP debate

IB vs AP debate

May 15, 2017

Beat

by Taylor Key, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Columns

It’s like a pounding drum, building up behind your eyes and bringing with it a brilliant burning. You press knuckles to temple but it continues to grow in strength. Soon it has moved to pound further back, consuming your entire he...

Not an anomaly

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

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

Filed under Columns, Featured

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...

Six months

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Poems

I screamed at my dad in tears and frustration, trying to get him to understand why. Six months and he still doesn’t understand. Six months and he still doesn’t understand how or why I was diagnosed with depression ...

“13 Reasons Why” it’s problematic

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

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

Filed under Featured, Reviews

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

Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinions

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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