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The Draft of the Century

The Draft of the Century

Tim Tschoepe, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

With the coronavirus in full effect in America, businesses and organizations have had to make measures to ensure the satisfaction and safety of their audiences and employees. The NFL has done the same, earlier this month commissioner Roger Goodell made the call saying that the draft will be held onl...

The thrill, temptation and hearsay of ‘Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness’

Chloe Presley-Gundaker, Managing Editor

April 15, 2020

Although the plot was over exaggerated, it’s very unique and original. One thing the show did do was provide enough shock value that kept viewers grasping for future episodes.

Urban’s New Monster

Urban's New Monster

Tim Tschoepe, Sports Editor

March 22, 2020

Earlier this month, country artist, Kieth Urban released “God Whispered Your Name.'' The song talks about how he was lost until God “whispered” the name of the person he needed to find to feel whole. It has a catchy beat, a chorus is sung really well, and meshes great with his voice. I think t...

Ballerini’s Third Album

Ballerini's Third Album

Tim Tschoepe, Sports Editor

March 22, 2020

On Friday, country singer, Kelsea Ballerini released her third studio album. The record is labelled ‘’ Kelsea” and has a total of 13 songs. The tracks feature artists like Halsey and Kenny Chesney and have a great collaboration with her voice. The song with Halsey was easy to predict, they have ...

March movie madness

Other than the ones released in theaters, the movies on this list are available to stream on services such as Netflix, Disney+, and Hulu.

Joey Clark, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

For Spring Breakers taking a “stay-cation,” boredom can set in quickly, and homebodies become so bored they even find themselves beginning to miss school to escape the terrors of daytime television.  With February’s massive flop of releases  (of all movies, “Sonic the Hedgehog” managed to...

Is love truly blind?

The Netflix reality show is hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey.

Rebekah Mann, News Editor

March 6, 2020

I am almost ashamed to admit that I have spent the past few weeks binge watching Netflix’s new original reality show, Love is Blind.  I was first drawn in by the fact that six couples become engaged without ever seeing each other, and as someone who does not believe in ‘soulmates’ or ‘the one...

Love wins (but also fails)

The anticipated sequel was released on Feb. 12, 2020.

Tatum Tomallo, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

My weekend feels incomplete without some variety of an eye-rolling love story or a comedy with a romantic twist with my family. I try to push aside plot holes and unrealistic expectations  and enjoy the film but after watching "To All the Boys I’ve Loved before: P.S,  I Still Love You," it took a lo...

Students strut their stuff

Talent show flyer made by student council hangs in the A wing.

Aidenne Despres, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Are you ready to see our most talented students show off their skills onstage? This Friday, Feb. 28th, gifted girls and boys will flaunt their forte. Tickets are sold at the door of the auditorium, costing $5 for students and $8 for adults. Be there at 7pm to see dancers, singers, soloists, group a...

Lynch’s hometown album

Tim Tschoepe, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

On January 17 Country singer Dustin Lynch released on Jan. 17 his fourth studio album, "Tullahoma," named after his hometown Tullahoma, Tenn. The albums has 11 songs and includes one featuring Lauren Alaina. The album cover has Lynch tipping his signature cowboy hat with “Tullahoma” and his...

Six must-read thrillers

Six must-read thrillers

Catherine Diel, Social Media Manager

February 19, 2020

Thrillers are classified as books with an exciting plot, so if you want an exhilarating read, you're in the right place. I have compiled a list of six thrillers I hold dearly in my heart. Happy reading! 6. "All of This is True" by Lygia Day Penaflor Goodreads Thoughts: This book is so much fun...

One shot at a time

Virginia Price, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

 Adrenaline courses through the audience with each gun shot amidst hopes and prayers the main characters will make it another minute more.  “1917” takes place during World War I when two British soldiers, Lance Corporal Shcofeild (George Mackay) and Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) receiv...

New Year, New Reads

New Year, New Reads

Catherine Diel, Social Media Manager

February 5, 2020

Did you make a New Year's Resolution to read more books only to find you don't know where to begin? Here are a few books the library recently received to get you started:  Dangerous Alliance: An Austentacious Romance by Jennieke Cohen Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/44244324-...