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Why Fortnite Is Giving Away Free Battle Passes?

Why Fortnite Is Giving Away Free Battle Passes?

Silas Ou, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Technology

Fortnite's popularity is debatable, but the point of this article is more of a business article than Fortnite, but I'll try to keep it fresh. To start off, many people know Fortnite is giving away free Battle Passes. On the condition, they complete certain challenges. But why would any business do this? Fortnite makes a lot of revenue from people b...

Opinion on the New High School Musical

Opinion on the New High School Musical

Emma Ross, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion

So recently my sister told me that there making another high school musical. And when I heard this I was excited but also a little upset because I would be excited if it was the same cast but upset if it was a completely different cast. So I decided to look into it. I found an article from ‘Seventeen’...

Wii Sports Resort /VS./ Go Vacation: Professional Review From A Professional Nintendo Fan

Wii Sports Resort /VS./ Go Vacation: Professional Review From A Professional Nintendo Fan

Andrew Watson, Official Nintendo Fan

February 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Technology

We all remember the joy of sitting in the living room at age 5, watching Scooby Doo, when all of a sudden your parents come in... WITH A LIMITED EDITION BLACK WII GAMING CONSOLE WITH 2 INSTALLED GAMES IN IT. Oh... Was that just me? OK then. Well, anyways, the Wii was my childhood, with so many excellent...

A Look at the Major American Animation Studios

A Look at the Major American Animation Studios

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

February 20, 2019


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

In the crowded marketplace of animation, several studios battle it out for box office share, attempting to capture the hearts of kids and the wallets of their parents. Illumination Entertainment: Probably the most recent studio on this list, Illumination is most known for the extremely successful Despicab...

Reviewing 2019 Super Bowl Commercials

Reviewing 2019 Super Bowl Commercials

Emma Ross, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few days you would have probably have known about the 53rd annual Super Bowl. Personally, I think the super bowl was a mini flop, but I’m not trying to spill the tea. One thing I always love watching during the super bowl is the commercials. So tod...

Fake Candidates

Fake Candidates

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun

As the presidential campaign nears, I want to take a look at some strange, off-kilter candidates in history (or even in modern times). Believe me, I was surprised when I first saw Vermin Supreme on the candidacy list. But as I soon discovered, he was one of several fake candidates. FAKE PARTIES:   ALL-NIGHT PARTY: This...

Blackpink Set for American Debut

Blackpink Set for American Debut

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, People, Showcase

On February 11, 2019, Korean girl group Blackpink will hit America with that "Ddu-Du-Ddu-Du" as they perform on The Late Show and Good Morning America after a top-notch performance at the Grammy's Showcase on Saturday. They also have American tour dates (TBA), an upcoming EP in March, and their highly...

Everything Right and Wrong With Airpods

Everything Right and Wrong With Airpods

Janani Sivakumar, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Technology

What has made Airpods worth buying? My initial reaction upon first seeing them was a pair of earbuds that can easily fall right off, regretting that you spent a good $160. "Why does everyone have a pair of Airpods?" Exactly. What has made these tiny pairs of earbuds worth buying? Only if you knew...

Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

June Jung, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

The Bohemian Rhapsody movie is a story of a band, a legendary band, and the man behind it all. Freddie Mercury was head of the band Queen. He was a lead singer and was self-assured, confident. The Beginning of Queen Before he met the band, he was a songwriter and was watching a band out of the corn...

Brawl Stars Explained: The Game Modes

Silas Ou, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Note: If there are any flaws in this article it is probably because of the new Lunar New Year update or any other updates....

What Were Your Favorite Childhood Books? (PART TWO)

What Were Your Favorite Childhood Books? (PART TWO)

Oliver Barnfield, Evan Tucker, and Andrew Watson

February 7, 2019


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Oliver Barnfield-  A Series of Unfortunate Events: A Series of Unfortunate Events was a huge part of my childhood. Ever since I read the first book, I was hooked. It had the perfect mix of humor and sinister undertones. The humor here was self-referential and quite enjoyable, and I loved all the my...