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Tune In: Artist Spotlight – BANKS

Tune In: Artist Spotlight – BANKS

Keegan Sparks

October 13, 2014


Filed under A&E, Tune In

Hello everyone and welcome back to Tune In! This week, we'll be taking an in-depth look into one of my favorite artists, BANKS. BANKS was born on June 15, 1988 in Orange County, California. Although her love of music started at a much earlier age, BANKS didn't start writing any music until the age...

Tune In: Buzz Beach Ball

Tune In: Buzz Beach Ball

Keegan Sparks

September 8, 2014


Filed under A&E, Tune In

Greetings guys and gals! My name is Keegan Sparks and welcome to the first edition of my brand new blog, Tune In. I decided to start Tune In because of my pure, unadulterated love of music. I love all styles of music, but I’m partial to alternative rock and indie pop. The only style of music I truly...

El Potro es muy delicioso

El Potro es muy delicioso

Keegan Sparks

May 12, 2014


Filed under Restaurant Review

El Potro is a Mexican restaurant located on the outskirts of Bonner Springs near KFC/Taco Bell off of I-70. Warning: this place will change your view of food forever. One of the best things about El Potro is its a very clean facility. The cleanliness of the restaurant was only accentuated by the lovely...

D’best is D’Bronx

Maddy May

April 7, 2014


Filed under Restaurant Review

Nothing beats a good slice of pizza. D’Bronx is the place to go to satisfy any pizza lover’s needs. Upon arrival, my companion and I were greeted by the sensational scent of freshly-baked crust before even entering the building. Once we were in, we were immediately welcomed by a nice fellow st...

Divergent

Sara Ferguson

April 7, 2014


Filed under Movie Review

Shock to all, another female hero has emerged from the novel-to-cinema production of Divergent. Much like Bella Swan, Katniss Everdeen, and Hermione Granger, Tris Prior has trivial secret to hide, and, more importantly, a challenge to overcome. The setting of Divergent is set in the future, far from...

Opening night dress rehearsal

Opening night dress rehearsal

Mikala Sullivan

March 14, 2014


Filed under A&E

Sophomore Mikaela Papageorgiou, who played the role of Anne Frank, said that plays will have their ups and downs, something the cast of Anne Frank was familiar with. “Overall, I feel like the production went fantastic and I couldn’t have asked for a better cast. Obviously, a show will have its up and d...

Endless Love Movie Review

Endless Love Movie Review

Lauren Klapper

February 24, 2014


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

“Endless Love” tells the story of David Elliot (Alex Pettyfer), a smart mechanic’s son, and Jade Butterfield (Gabriella Wilde), an affluent young woman. David and Jade just graduated from the same high school, and appear to be complete opposites. Jade has plans to go off to Brown Univers...

Red Fortune

Red Fortune

Keegan Sparks

February 21, 2014


Filed under Restaurant Review

The lovely brick exterior sets a fitting mood for a quiet night of Chinese cuisine. The mood continues to be set when my companion and I walk into the restaurant. While it is small, it is not crowded. The booths are spread all along one wall, and are a reasonable distance from the cash register and kitchen....

Buca di Beppo

Kcpipernews

February 3, 2014


Filed under Restaurant Review

While there are many great restaurants that you could eat at on the Plaza, Buca di Beppo may take the cake. This restaurant has a quirky atmosphere and great Italian food. Buca di Beppo is a family-style restaurant with large servings. There are appetizers, or antipasti. A two-person serving appetize...

“When you wish upon a star”

“When you wish upon a star”

Katie Comer

December 20, 2013


Filed under A&E

Every movie produced receives a rating. Even “unrated” movies have a ‘R’ rating on the back, for 17 year olds and older. But, these ages are minimums. Sure, movies are made with a “target audience” in mind, but that doesn’t mean that people outside of this range can’t enjoy it. Disney m...

Review: The Melting Pot

Review: The Melting Pot

Lauren Klapper

December 20, 2013


Filed under A&E, Restaurant Review

The Melting Pot is exactly what it sounds like: a fondue restaurant. The Melting Pot is a great place to have your first fondue experience or continue your fondue connoisseurship. Its atmosphere is also great for a date or just a fun gathering of friends. The prices are also pretty reasonable, for a group ...

Teacher helps theater by playing the cello

Teacher helps theater by playing the cello

Katie Comer

December 18, 2013


Filed under A&E

People who went to see the musical may not have noticed a deep, low sound reverberating from the pit, but it was there. This sound was provided by Family and Consumer Science teacher Megan Dean's cello. Dean has played the cello since elementary school. "I randomly just decided to pick the cello,"...

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