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  • October 9Seniors Scott Ladish and Elle Blake crowned homecoming king and queen

  • September 26The homecoming dance will be held 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 7

  • September 26The homecoming game will take place Oct. 6 against Bishop Ward

  • September 18The PSAT will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 from P1 to P2.

The Burger Stand

The Burger Stand

Grace Haworth, Graphic Design Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under A&E, Restaurant Review, Showcase

Burgers––they’re the epitome of the US, the symbol of America and they can be done both terribly and amazingly. At The Burger Stand, which is located at 1601 SW Lane St. Topeka, KS, they are done to perfection. Walking into the joint, I was immersed by a local and casual feel and surrounded by...

Pizza Studio serves up a slice of heaven

Pizza Studio serves up a slice of heaven

Kellie Holm, Mass Media Student

August 25, 2017


Filed under A&E, Restaurant Review

People looking for a fast and delicious place to grab a bite to eat, look no further than Pizza Studio. Located inside the Legends Outlets, Pizza Studio couldn’t be in a more convenient location. The atmosphere, staff and pricing were wonderful touches to compliment the delicious taste of the pizz...

A Change of Heart For Flower Boy

A Change of Heart For Flower Boy

Grace Haworth, Graphic Design Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under A&E

Controversial hip hop and rap artist, Tyler The Creator, often seen as immature and crude, released an album this year that may have changed the view of many listeners. In his past songs, Tyler has been accused of being homophobic and overall insensitive towards sexuality and gender. Although this has b...

‘I am Malala’ tells the story of Malala Yousafzai’s fight for education

‘I am Malala’ tells the story of Malala Yousafzai’s fight for education

Taylor Green, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Book Review

Some people are willing to go to great lengths to learn. Malala Yousafzai is one of those people. Her courage and dedication to learning have inspired many around the world. “I Am Malala,” written by Yousafzai, Christina Lamb and Patricia McCormick tells the story of Malala and her fight for gir...

Eclectic downtown pizza bar impresses with atmosphere, food

Eclectic downtown pizza bar impresses with atmosphere, food

Cailin O'Mara, Managing Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under A&E, Restaurant Review

Making the trek down to the KC Crossroads area is always a treat for one primary reason: I get the chance to emerge from the suburbs. However, when my companion and I walked into the hip pizza bar Grinder’s I felt as if I’d been transported into a whole new world, one far beyond my daily life of...

“More Life” by Drake

“More Life” by Drake

Grace Haworth, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under A&E, Album Review

Maintaining his current status and fame, Drake has cranked out another piece of artwork for listeners to fall into. The playlist “More Life” was released on March 18, 2017 in a very casual and non-eventful way, especially compared his last release “Views.” While other artists would make an equ...

“Split” thrills with psychological suspense

“Split” thrills with psychological suspense

Grace Haworth, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

“Split,” a true thriller, combines the effects of multiple personality disorder with the stress and fear of a kidnapping to create a film that keeps the audience on edge. Main character Kevin “Wendell” Crumb (James McAvoy) suffers from multiple personality disorder. His failure to control th...

Chili’s impresses with wide variety of options

Chili’s impresses with wide variety of options

Sascha Dean, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, Restaurant Review

When my date and I walked into Chili’s, the delicious aroma of food made up for the time it took to find a parking spot, although the restaurant was just as full. Luckily, we only had to wait for about 15 minutes to be seated. Our waitress took our drink orders as soon as we sat down, and within two ...

“Black Mirror” provokes thought on the technological age

“Black Mirror” provokes thought on the technological age

Abby Neal, Web Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Show Review

A social media website that is so omniscient that your online presence can determine the type of job or house you get. A compound where young adults must spend years of their lives on stationary bicycles to power the rest of the world. A service that allows one to speak with deceased loved ones, using...

“Jessica Jones:” Rediscovering series proves worthwhile through action-packed, sensitive plot

“Jessica Jones:” Rediscovering series proves worthwhile through action-packed, sensitive plot

Lauren Textor, Copy Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Show Review

As someone who gets very bored very easily, I find it difficult to watch just one show at a time. Even binge-watching can get messy, because I’ll quit in the middle of an episode and not come back for months. I never had this issue with Netflix’s original show “Jessica Jones.” As Netflix is con...

“The Unexpected Everything” thrills readers with fun characters

“The Unexpected Everything” thrills readers with fun characters

Taylor Green, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Book Review

“The Unexpected Everything” by Morgan Matson is a heartfelt novel about love, friendship and family. Morgan Matson once again has written a novel filled with dynamic characters and a great setting. Andie’s friends, Bri, Toby, Palmer and Tom are not just background characters. They all contribute...

Private detective series absorbs viewers while avoiding cliches

Private detective series absorbs viewers while avoiding cliches

Lauren Textor, Copy Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, Show Review

Netflix has blessed us as a people more than once by adding shows that might not otherwise come to the public’s attention. Whether this is in the form of an original series or simply some obscure TV program, I’m personally grateful for all that Netflix has to offer–none more so than when I’m watchin...

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