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Bird Box Review

Bird Box Review

Evan Tucker

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Movies have done sensory deprivation before. The movie Hush is fine, with a great concept. Not being able to hear in a horror movie is really cool, but it didn't use it's concept well enough. Years later, a Quiet Place came out. It used the idea of not being able to make a loud noise in stressful...

Movies Coming in 2019

Movies Coming in 2019

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

2018 was a pretty good year for the entertainment industry. Movies like Black Panther, Incredibles 2, and Crazy Rich Asians made a lot of money at the box office. Now that we're moving into 2019, there are many highly anticipated films on the radar. Here are some of the (family friendly, since this...

Review of Big Buck Bunny

Review of Big Buck Bunny

Colin Johnson, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

INTRODUCTION Big Buck Bunny (BBB) was a strange short film created by Peach Studios, using an animation software called Blender. It may seem like a cute, funny little video teaching kids about bullying at first glance, but it's so much more than that. It's so bizarre, and shocking, that I think I should...

The Video-game Museum

The Video-game Museum

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Community News, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology, Travel

Over the break, I went to Frisco, Texas, and went to the Videogame Museum, an excellent and informative spot for anyone interested in games. Here's some pictures of my wonderful time at the National Videogame Museum. Upon entering the museum, we are greeted to a large abstract display full of TV Screens displaying clips from games and game comme...

Tik Tok is the Bane of Our Society

Tik Tok is the Bane of Our Society

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion

Have you ever heard the legend of the Phoenix? It's a magnificent bird that represents renewal.  After living a long life, it burns up into a pile of ashes and rises from them anew. Powerful story, right? Now, imagine the same story but with a hideously deformed and evil duck that everyone is trying...

Fun Things to Do Over Your Winter Break

Fun Things to Do Over Your Winter Break

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Travel

Winter break allows for many fun and festive things. You may have your yearly traditions or maybe trying something new. If you get stuck, here are some exciting things to do. Ice Skating Ice skating is available at Chaparral Ice and Whole Foods Market (Lamar store). Chaparral Ice even has different sports ...

Christmas Movies to Watch on Netflix

Christmas Movies to Watch on Netflix

Nikita Raman, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

I for one love the holidays especially Christmas. it probably my favorite time of the year. When its break, I love to sit on the couch grab a bag of popcorn and some hot cocoa, and watch a good Christmas movie. I am one of the many people who have Netflix and some of my favorite shows are on there,...

Classic Movie Review: A Christmas Story

Classic Movie Review: A Christmas Story

Colin Johnson, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

CLASSIC MOVIE REVIEW CRITERIA: It must be at least 15 years old.   And now, for our feature presentation:   A CHRISTMAS STORY IMPORTANT STATS: Came out in 1983 PG Features Peter Billingsley, Ian Petrella,  Melinda Dillon, and  Darren McGavin. 1hr, 34min   ...

Favorite Holiday Carols

Favorite Holiday Carols

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Videos

You've sung them in school, while watching your favorite movie, or cozying up around a fire. You've heard them played while walking through the Domain, H-E-B, and holiday parties. You know all their words by heart. But what is YOUR favorite Christmas Carol? Here are some students' thoughts on their favorite...

Recycled Art

Recycled Art

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Art, Entertainment, Just For Fun

Every day we throw away trash. From plastic bottles to cardboard boxes, and other stuff that is useless. Do you second think about that trash again, that you threw away? No. But some artists do; in fact, you can do that too. You may have heard about this somewhere before. Artwork made up with trash;...

What’s the Best Game You Played in 2018?

What’s the Best Game You Played in 2018?

Oliver Barnfield, Andrew Watson, Colin Johnson, Baker Tuthill, and Evan Tucker

December 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology

note: NOT ALL GAMES HAVE TO HAVE COME OUT IN 2018. IT'S WHAT YOU PLAYED IN THIS YEAR. These are the best games we've played this year. See if you agree!   Oliver Barnfield: My pick would have to be Ristar, from 1995, or Hollow Knight, which came out in 2017 but which I only got in 2018. Ristar is an older Sega platf...

Rock Talk: Ghost Town

Rock Talk: Ghost Town

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

When you think of a ghost town, your mind usually drifts to an abandoned little mining town from the 1800s. To me, however, Ghost Town was the first band I truly fell in love with. Formed in 2012 and signed to Fueled by Ramen, Ghost Town is an electro-rock band known for their edgy mix of hard rock, du...