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Review: ‘The Wind Rises’

Review: 'The Wind Rises'

Juliana Hill, Reporter

February 12, 2015

When I was a child, I obsessed over every film Studio Ghibli released. I still have fond memories of watching them after school on a rainy days and less fond ones of having nightmares that my own parents would turn into pigs, “Spirited Away” style. When I learned “The Wind Rises” would...

Students favorite holiday songs

Erin Friedrichsen, Reporter

December 31, 2014

Before winter break, several students were asked about their favorite holiday songs. As the holiday season nears an end, take a look at what some students were listening to over the break. "Mistletoe by Justin Bieber." -Freshman Evan Schoenen "All I Want for Christmas (is You) by Mariah Carey." -Sen...

Decemeber Concert Schedule

juliana hill, reporter

November 30, 2014

Yelawolf Nov. 25 8 p.m $32   For $32, you can see hip-hop artist Yelawolf at the Granada Theatre on Nov. 25. His claim to fame was his appearance on UPN Network’s “The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliot” in 2005. He released his debut album the same year. He has collaborated with Em...

Review: Eleanor & Park

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

November 20, 2014

At a camp I went to this year, someone posed the question: “Who is your fictional dream boy?” Girls around me screamed, “Augustus Waters!” or, “Edward Cullen!” I replied with “Holden Caulfield.” See, I’ve never been into young adult romance books; I hate romance. I hate it even more...

iPhone 6 review

Ryan Liston, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2014

On Friday, Sept. 19, I ripped open a package I received in the mail. Inside I found my new iPhone 6, the one I had anxiously awaited since last December when I dropped my iPhone 4 on my stairs, shattering the screen and ultimately ruining its functionality. Apple announced the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and ...

Obi, and the Release of Their New Album

Obi, and the Release of Their New Album

Evan Frook, Reporter

November 1, 2014

Gathered in their small basement practice space, Obi plays through their show set, afterwards playfully tossing around jokes and profanities. Obi is composed of bass guitarist sophomore Atticus VonHolten, drummer sophomore Sam Allen, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist sophomore Max Limesand and lead...

October Concert Schedule

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

October 24, 2014

Halloweenie Roast Night Two Sold Out - Stubhub $89 All Ages Wednesday, Oct. 29 Show Starts: 8 p.m. Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland 1228 Main St. Kansas City, Mo. 64105 alt-J’s music is a masterpiece. People in the Kansas City area will be able to hear alt-J live come Oct. 29 as alternative...

Personality test

Ryan Liston, Online Editor in Chief

October 19, 2014

Extrovert or Introvert: 1. When you get free time, you tend to: A) Figure out what all your friends are doing B) Spend it alone 2. Your friend invites you to a party many people in school will be attending. What do you do? A) Go to the party B) Suggest an alternative with less people 3. You...

“If I Stay” Book Review

juliana hill, reporter

October 16, 2014

In Gayle Forman’s young adult fiction novel “If I Stay,” a gifted teenage cellist, Mia Hall, and her family are caught in a horrific car accident on the wintry streets of Portland, Ore. The accident kills her parents instantly, injures her younger brother and leaves Mia in a coma. Even though...

2014 Homecoming

Libby Stanford, Reporter

October 15, 2014

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The Black Keys: Turn Blue

Turn Blue album cover

Maria Carrasco, Managing Editor

August 29, 2014

Ever since their album, “Brothers,” I’ve been a pretty big fan of The Black Keys. “Brothers” is still my favorite of their albums, but their newest, “Turn Blue,” is a close second. Duo Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have produced music since 2001. But it wasn’t until 2011 that they gained...

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