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“A Christmas Prince” is predictable but enjoyable

“A Christmas Prince” is predictable but enjoyable

Taylor Green, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movie Review, Opinion

“A Christmas Prince” is Netflix’s latest original movie. A journalist (Rose McIver) travels to the fictional country of Aldovia to get the scoop on a playboy prince (Ben Lamb). Prince Richard of Aldovia is set to take the throne after his father’s death, but he’s been travelling ever sin...

Jon Bellion concert worth losing sleep on school night

Jon Bellion concert worth losing sleep on school night

Isley Ford, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under A&E, Show Review

Jon Bellion is a pop singer who came to Kansas City, MO, Oct. 11 for his third Human Condition Tour at The Midland Arvest Bank Arena. The most upsetting part about the concert was that it was on a Wednesday, so I wasn't as excited to go as I would have been on a Friday or Saturday. My friend and ...

“Stranger Things” season 2 takes fans back to the Upside-Down

“Stranger Things” season 2 takes fans back to the Upside-Down

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Show Review

Before starting “Stranger Things” Season 2, I admittedly expected to be disappointed. The first season created high expectations for the second installment, but upon watching Season 2, I loved it almost more than the original. As soon as I started my nine-hour binge, I was immediately thrown back in...

New Freddy’s welcomes post-game crowd

New Freddy’s welcomes post-game crowd

Colton Lloyd, Co-Business Manager

October 18, 2017


Filed under Featured, Restaurant Review

The addition of Freddy’s into the community has been receiving a lot of attention and feedback from students. The restaurant opened Oct. 3 and has been drawing in a huge crowd ever since. Several students have been discussing the tasty new option, including junior Charles Connor. “I think it will b...

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 ...

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