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Drag queens bring the holiday spirit in annual tour

Drag queens bring the holiday spirit in annual tour

Lauren Textor, Co print editor-in-chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Show Review

Drag is not something I thought I’d really enjoy, especially on a Wednesday. But when my friend called me at midnight and asked if I’d want to go with him the next day, I said yes, because spontaneous adventure is necessary for a healthy life. Going into the show, I was a little hesitant, because I had no i...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks

Lauren Textor, Co Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

One of the most iconic bands in history. An album that changed the meaning of rock n’ roll. A six minute “nonsense” song that became a smash hit and continues to top the charts even today. The movie that follows it all. “Bohemian Rhapsody” was marketed more as the story of Freddie Mercury (Rami Ma...

Holiday Events in Kansas City

Holiday Events in Kansas City

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under A&E

Between snow days and Christmas, it's important to know what festivities are nearby. Check out the the timeline above for details on what Christmas activities are happening in Kansas City this season.

‘Creed II’ excites, provides cinematic experience

‘Creed II’ excites, provides cinematic experience

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

  Creed II is an exciting 2 hours and 10 minutes of cinematography. The movie provides a layered story-line with excellent writing.   The acting in the movie was great. Michael B. Jordan, who played Adonis Creed, was flawless as he was able to represent the cocky, yet insecure son of Ap...

Musical cast remains hopeful after rough start

Musical cast remains hopeful after rough start

Morgan Haworth, Social Media Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Between a broken toe and having to skip a scene, opening night of the fall musical was full of surprises for the audience and cast members. "There were some technical difficulties but we managed to work around them," junior Aylea Cole said. “Little Women” is the fall musical for the 2018 ...

Halloween the movie frights just right

Halloween the movie frights just right

Kaleb Brown, Co-Web Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

Halloween is a newly released movie featuring Halloween icon Michael Myers. When I went to see Halloween, I didn’t know what to expect. As the movie progressed, I couldn’t make up my mind of what I thought of the movie. I personally enjoyed the action, but after seeing Halloween, I can say that ...

Hocus Pocus wows viewers 25 years after release date

Hocus Pocus wows viewers 25 years after release date

Lauren Textor, Co print editor-in-chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

There are so many elements that go into making a movie great. Dialogue, plot, lighting, sound, camera angles… Not every movie can be remembered as one for the ages, but the 1993 classic “Hocus Pocus” deserves to be immortalized for its dedication to theme and the creation of a brand that has la...

“The Click” comes to KC

“The Click” comes to KC

Grace Haworth, Graphic Design Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Show Review

Pop band AJR performed at the Truman in downtown Kansas City, Missouri April 11 as a part of their tour “The Click”. The performance consisted of their latest album “The Click," a new single “Burn the house down" and interactive and entertaining music experimentation. The band, consisting of thr...

“Not If I Save You First” excites with witty dialogue, interesting characters

“Not If I Save You First” excites with witty dialogue, interesting characters

Taylor Green, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Book Review

Ally Carter’s latest novel “Not If I Save You First” follows two teenagers as they’re trying to escape their Russian kidnapper in the Alaskan wilderness. Maddie and Logan have known each other since they were kids. Maddie’s father used to be in charge of the secret service detail for Logan’s...

“Ready Player One” disappoints for fans of the book

“Ready Player One” disappoints for fans of the book

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review, Showcase

I admit, my expectations were too high. “Ready Player One” is a film adaptation of the novel by Ernest Cline with Steven Spielberg as the director, and despite knowing I will be disappointed because nothing can live up to the novel, I was excited nonetheless. “Ready Player One” is set in a dystopian...

A wrinkle of disappointment

A wrinkle of disappointment

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

Going into the film “A Wrinkle in Time,” I had little to no expectations. I actually did not wish to see the movie, but I wanted to get out of the house and this was my option. Upon watching the film, I feel it would have been more beneficial to stay home instead. I had tried to read the novel to no avail. I...

The exciting Believe Cirque du Soleil show

The exciting Believe Cirque du Soleil show

Morgan Haworth, Mass Media Student

March 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Show Review

My family and I went to The Believe Cirque du Soleil show on December 5, 2017, which was a series of extravagant acts. It started strong with two gymnasts who put together an impeccable routine. There were two ballet dancers and a clown who came on between acts. The next memorable act was three extreme...

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