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Top Five Overrated Horror Movies (Spooky October Spectacular)

Top Five Overrated Horror Movies (Spooky October Spectacular)

Evan Tucker, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun

It's very easy to mess up a horror movie. I'd say most of the industry produces bad films. Yet, here are some films that I didn't like that get a little too much popularity. Also, this is my opinion. There's one horror movie on this list that might get some feedback.  

All Eight Nintendo Consoles Ranked

All Eight Nintendo Consoles Ranked

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

October 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

Ever since Nintendo started out in the late '80s, they have kept releasing quality games. So today, we'll be taking a look at the best and worst consoles in the company's history, from the greatest to the worst. No handhelds or peripherals like Panasonic Q will be present. As the old Nintendo ads used...

Fortnite Season 6 Review

Fortnite Season 6 Review

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

It's a new day for the most popular game in the world. A new season, Season 6, of Fortnite has been released. Fortnite is divided into seasons. Each season lasts about 70 days. The seasons bring with it new rewards and a new battle pass. The battle pass is where you earn rewards through completing...

Showing Off Great Music at Festival of The Bands

Showing Off Great Music at Festival of The Bands

Silas Ou, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Band, Campus News, Entertainment, Showcase

On Oct.1, the 19th Annual Festival of the Bands occurred. It was hosted by Round Rock ISD and had participants such as Cedar Ridge, McNeil, Round Rock, Stony Point, and Westwood. It was held at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and performances began at 7 p.m. Elementary and Middle schools, including Canyon...

Marvel Infinity Wars Movie Review

Marvel Infinity Wars Movie Review

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Marvel Infinity Wars is one of my favorite movies of all time. It was very well done. There are 22 heroes, most of them worthy of their own standalone movies, all gathered in one movie fighting on the same side against one villain. The battle scenes are going to be what the word “epic” was made...

The Lego Movie, Wreck it Ralph, The Emoji Movie and The Angry Birds Movie Are The Same Thing

The Lego Movie, Wreck it Ralph, The Emoji Movie and The Angry Birds Movie Are The Same Thing

Baker Tuthill

September 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Well, usually Oliver is the movie guy, but I thought I would take a crack at it. After all, I already had a good idea and those article requirements were starting to catch up to me. And who am I to deny our (surely) thousands of fans from a good, high-quality article about kids movies? So here I go. I...

5 Musicals That Are Totally Basic

5 Musicals That Are Totally Basic

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Choir, Dance, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase, Theatre

Recently, a lot of people have been getting into some of the newer musicals that have gone to Broadway. So naturally, there a few that even the fake musical nerds should know. Here are some of the totally basic musicals that made the cut. 1. Hamilton Hamilton is the obvious choice for number one- ...

Vine & Music.ly: Awful Apps

Vine & Music.ly: Awful Apps

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

Throughout the world of the internet... 2 apps have haunted the lives of middle schoolers everywhere...Vine, harbringer of awful comedy.... and Music.ly ... well, we don't talk about Music.ly. I suppose I should explain. Vine is an app where you can record skits or videos, but they have to be under...

Love, Simon Movie Review ***Spoilers***

Love, Simon Movie Review ***Spoilers***

Emma Ross, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion

I’m going to be reviewing the movie Love, Simon directed by Greg Berlanti. Now I really wanted to do a  review on this movie because whoever you may be you can find at least one thing to relate to. Also, the director has directed many wonderful movies before (the fault in our stars, etc.). Anyway, ...

Weird Versions of Let it Grow

Weird Versions of Let it Grow

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion

Let it Grow is the ending song in the 2012 movie 'The Lorax', based on the Dr. Seuss tale. There are some musical numbers throughout the movie. I have found that people seem to enjoy making strange versions of this song. This includes weird and random editing, zooming in, repeating different sections...

Top 10 Underrated Sega Games

Top 10 Underrated Sega Games

Oliver Barnfield, Sega Fan

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

Ah, Sega. You might know them for Sonic the Hedgehog. But I know them for so much more, and so should you. Since Sega basically quit the business, people have thought of them as a second best to Nintendo. But in the 90s they produced an unprecedented run of excellent but little-played games. Here's a...

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun

Crazy Rich Asians. A new and popular film directed by Jon M. Chu. Rotten Tomatoes rated it as 93%. I would also rate this film a 93%. Here is why: This movie was a whimsical, comedy that touched all of our hearts. It was funny and made us all forget about how insane our lives are and just allowed...