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My Top Ten Songs of the 1950s

My Top Ten Songs of the 1950s

Grace Clay, Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The fifties were a very influential decade on modern and classic rock and roll. Without musicians like Elvis and Buddy Holly, we probably wouldn’t have The Beatles. And without The Beatles, we wouldn’t have rock n’ roll as we know it. Here’s what I think the top ten songs of the ‘50s are: ...

Haulin’ Drugs and Haulin’ Stars — REVIEW

Haulin’ Drugs and Haulin’ Stars — REVIEW

Grace Clay, Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

As you already know, there will be spoilers ahead. Probably of both the major and minor variety. Leave now or forever hold your peace. I’ll begin with a basic plot explanation for those of you rebels who haven’t seen the movie. “The Mule” is about an old man named Earl Stone (played by the age...

100 Word Rants: 2018-19

100 Word Rants: 2018-19

January 21, 2019


Filed under 100 Word Rants, Opinion

Everyone has an opinion. Can you express yours in exactly 100 words? Send your rant to [email protected] If we select it for publication, get your shades out!

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

Randy Watts, Contributor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Activities, Opinion

Good day Atlantic High School! I had the distinct pleasure of watching your carpentry team compete at the ABC of Iowa high school competition on Nov. 30th. As a resident, parent, business owner and alumni, I was VERY PROUD of the way your team competed and behaved throughout the day. The team...

“Fantastic Beasts” is Back — Review

“Fantastic Beasts” is Back — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews

You should know this by now, but spoiler alert. If you want to watch the movie without spoilers, leave now or forever hold your peace. Also, this might be really hard to follow if you are not familiar with some of the terminology used in the "Harry Potter" and "Fantastic Beasts" universe. Earlier...

Queen Kills it on the Silver Screen — Review

Queen Kills it on the Silver Screen — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews

This should go without saying, but SPOILER ALERT. If you have not watched the movie yet, leave now or forever hold your peace. “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a Freddie Mercury biopic produced and directed by Bryan Singer. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor approved of the script before production. ...

Back at it Again with Michael Myers — Review

Back at it Again with Michael Myers — Review

Grace Clay, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Humor/Satire, Opinion, Reviews

I’m going to begin by stating the obvious: there are spoilers in this story. I literally explain the whole plot in this review. I would not recommend reading this unless you have seen the movie or you never plan on watching the movie. If you do plan on watching the movie someday, LEAVE NOW or forever h...

The Nun — Review

The Nun — Review

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Warning: May contain spoilers Some people enjoy horror movies, others do not. I am in the group with the latter. Still, I offered to go with a group of friends. “The Nun” is the fifth installment in the Conjuring series. The opening scene of “The Nun” is a backstory of the formation...

Avengers: Infinity War — Review

Avengers: Infinity War — Review

Grace Clay

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SOME MINOR SPOILERS “Avengers: Infinity War” is the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe or MCU. Infinity War is an accumulation of most superheroes already a part of the MCU, including Doctor Strange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch), Iron Man (played by Robe...

To Hurt or to Help? – OPINION

To Hurt or to Help? – OPINION

Abbey Bishop

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

According to stopbullying.gov, the definition of bullying is “any unwanted aggressive behavior; observed or perceived power imbalance; and repetition of behaviors or high likelihood of repetition.” There are many different modes and types of bullying, including direct and indirect. Direct bullying...

To Vaccinate or Not?

To Vaccinate or Not?

Dasha Mahan and Jared Russell

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

The flu vaccine has recently been “the talk” around medical fields, schools, and parents. There has been controversy about if someone should or should not get the vaccine. School Nurse Kelli Evans said that she "100 percent believes people should get the vaccine." Evans said, "the flu shot can be de...

The Wrecks Music — Review

The Wrecks Music — Review

Grace Clay

November 14, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase, The Gallery

OMAHA, NE -- At Reverb Lounge late at night on November 1, The Technicolors, Vesperteen, and The Wrecks had a shot at playing in the bar venue. The first to play were The Technicolors. They played a few songs like “Space Cadet” and “Tonight You Are Mine.” The next band to play was Vesperteen. They playe...

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