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“TO FEEL ALIVE” EP Review

Kali Uchis released her second EP, TO FEEL ALIVE on April 24, 2020.

Keziah Smith, Writer

June 11, 2020

Two years after the release of her last album, Colombian-American singer Kali Uchis finally blessed her fans with a new Extended Play (EP) specifically for quarantine, and it does not disappoint. Her most recent album, "Isolation,” was notably her most successful project with songs such as “After the Storm” and “Dead to Me...

Tiger king review

The

Kinley Bokermann, writer

May 4, 2020

Netflix’s “Tiger King” has taken the world by storm during quarantine and it is clear why. Think of the craziest, most interesting story possible. Whatever imagined is nowhere near as fascinating as “Tiger King.” Honestly, I don’t know where to start without making it sound like complete ins...

quarter note: Jazmin Bean – Worldwide Torture

Worldwide Torture, the non-binary (meaning they identify as neither male or female) star’s debut EP, is tangible proof of their dedication to originality.

Lily Frick, features writer

March 5, 2020

Rating: 9/10 It’s a weirdly familiar story by now. A young adult with a new look arrives at fame’s doorstep overnight, and tens of thousands of their Instagram followers watch as they release their highly anticipated debut record. Jazmin Bean is no exception; rocketing to fame from an interview on Barcroft TV’s serie...

“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Review

Remember that one movie that made your standards for high school incredibly unrealistic?

Maya Kim, features writer

January 20, 2020

Remember that one movie that made your standards for high school incredibly unrealistic? It’s the one with Zac Efron dancing with a basketball in a gym. The one with teens dancing on the lunch tables singing about the status quo. The one with the most iconic dance number in the history of Disney Channe...

Fall play review: “Blood at the Root”

“Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school students who were convicted after the beating of a white student.

Mya Copeland, features writer

November 5, 2019

The orange spotlights illuminated a massive tree that reached up into the rafters. The stage which normally seemed huge was dwarfed by the giant scenery. The stage itself was stunning, and the show that took place on it was equally as impressive. “Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school stu...

“Pumpkinheads” review

Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel: tasty at first, but bland once the sugar high wears off.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

November 1, 2019

Rating: 6/10 Author: Rainbow Rowell Illustrator: Faith Erin Hicks Page Number: 211 Genre: graphic novel, romance Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel: tasty at first, but bland once the sugar high wears off. Those who loved Rowell’s classics, like Eleanor & Park and Fangirl, might...

Lover, Lover Not

The cover of

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 8, 2019

Taylor Swift released her newest album, "Lover", on August 23, 2019. Read Grace Klebe's review here.

Finding the balm; lip balm review

Not all lip products are created equally; some are far superior. Find out which lip balms are the balm.com and which ones chap-suck.

Makenzie Van Buren, health and wellness writer

September 15, 2019

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Hot chocolate review

Hot chocolate review

Sophie Chappell and Emma Lingo

October 8, 2018

Emma Lingo and I went to four different coffee shops and tried their hot chocolate. We rated them based on flavor and appearance. We visited Comet Café, 7/11, Blondie's Coffee and Wine Bar and Kayak Cafe. Watch the video to find out which hot chocolate we liked the best. ...

Andy’s

Grace Klebe, news editor

August 21, 2018

It is 11:30 p.m., and I am laying in bed watching YouTube vlogger Emma Chamberlain’s videos in my pajamas. Suddenly, my stomach begins to grumble, and I am craving one thing: chocolate custard. I grab my keys and drive down to Andy’s Frozen Custard, which is open until midnight every weekend. If I had wanted Custard Sta...

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