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Superbowl 2019: The Halftime Show Review

Superbowl 2019: The Halftime Show Review

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Events, Just For Fun, Showcase, World News

I love the Super Bowl. It's a big, commercialized, show, but it's great nonetheless. My favorite part has always been the Halftime Show. Bands and Artists put on a giant, glitzy, show with pyrotechnics, and the music is just OK. My favorite halftime show thus far that I've seen so far has been Katy...

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Nikita Raman, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

From the beginning, my teachers have always told me not to judge a book by its cover. Well, let's just say that I judged this show before I even watched it. So one day when I was very bored I decided to watch something on Netflix. That is when I came upon this show to me it seemed very fitting since...

What Were Your Favorite Childhood Books? (PART ONE)

What Were Your Favorite Childhood Books? (PART ONE)

Oliver Barnfield, Baker Tuthill, and Colin Johnson

February 4, 2019


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

The mid 2000s were a golden age for YA books. And as kids, we grew up with these colorful and interesting novels. So the Canyon Echoes staff will be talking about our favorites as kids and evaluating whether or not they still hold up. This is just Part One. Part Two will be posted shortly. Oliver Barnfield-...

The History of Supercell

The History of Supercell

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun

Supercell. You may have heard of it. A game company that made lots of high-quality world-wide hit games. Some great examples are Clash Royale, Clash of Clans, and Brawl Stars. Have you ever wondered about how this company started? How it went from nothing to making amazing games? Well in this article...

The Seven Most Underrated Horror Movies

The Seven Most Underrated Horror Movies

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Horror is such a large genre -- sometimes the truly great films are lost in the shuffle of gore and splatter. Here are the top seven most underrated horror movies. 1. The Gate (1987) Dir. Tibor Takacs The Gate is a 1987 horror film starring a young Steven Dorff in a tale of a demonic portal opened...

My Love of Calvin and Hobbes

My Love of Calvin and Hobbes

Andrew Watson, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

If you are either an  I N T E L L E C T U A L , or just saw the caption image, you already know all we are about to take a trip down NOSTALGIA LANE boys and girls! Calvin and Hobbes was easy to say, the best comic strip I read in my childhood. Foxtrot was good too, but I really didn't discover that...

Rent Live

Rent Live

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

This weekend, Rent Live played on Fox. If you don't know, Rent is a musical written by Jonathan Larson in the 90s, which was influenced by the opera La Vie Boheme by Giacomo Puccini. Here's a synopsis we found on google. In this musical, set at the dawn of the 1990s, a group of New Yorkers struggles...

Hidden Gems That Need Higher Recognition

Evan Tucker

January 29, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Sometimes, things need more credit than they already have. If you have any of these, you have a hidden gem. If you want to be informed about the lesser known beauties of the world, or you're just bored and have nothing to do, I'll list off some of my personal hidden gems. I'll spoil them as little as...

The Opinionist 12: The Weirdest Sequels EVER!

The Opinionist 12: The Weirdest Sequels EVER!

Oliver Barnfield, Evan Tucker, Colin Johnson, Baker Tuthill, The Opinionist Cast, and Branton Greenberg

January 28, 2019


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

Contains: Angry Birds Sequels, Son of Mask, Halloween 3, Space Chimps 2, Pac Man 2: The New Adventures, Silent Night Deadly Night 2, Mean Girls 2, The Sandlot 2.  

Do Graphics Matter in Video Games?

Do Graphics Matter in Video Games?

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

January 25, 2019


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

In June 1972, a strange machine called Pong showed up in Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, CA. It was unlike anything the public had seen. A large box with a screen that displayed 2 white paddles and a ball, people soon discovered you could move the paddles side to side and score against the other pla...

Homecoming Book Review

Homecoming Book Review

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The first book in the Tillerman Cycle, Homecoming is a great book of 328 pages. It was even a national book award finalist. Homecoming is a classic, it was published in 1981. Summary Homecoming is an amazing book about four children, Dicey, James, Maybeth, and Sammy. Their mother abandons them in a m...