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Reviewing the Drama, Antics of ‘The Bachelor’

Reviewing the Drama, Antics of ‘The Bachelor’

Avery Austin, Reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

The 20th season of 'The Bachelor' premiered last Monday, Jan. 4. The bachelor this season is Ben Higgins. On the first episode of the season Ben meets all 28 of the girls for the first time. While the girls are very pretty, the first episode already started off with a lot of drama. This season's theme...

Seniors Share their Favorite High School Memory

Seniors Share their Favorite High School Memory

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

January 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

As the spring semester is underway and seniors start to realize they only have a few months left, they discuss some of their favorite memories. From the sentimental times like winning state titles and going to school dances all the way to the little things that will never be forgotten. Favorite senior ...

‘Broken for You’ Will Warm Your Heart

‘Broken for You’ Will Warm Your Heart

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

December 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

A Today Show Book Club selection and National Bestseller, Broken For You, by Stephanie Kallos, is an emotional roller coaster full of laughs and tears. A story that shows the unbreakable bonds of love, Broken For You, is the first novel author Stephanie Kallos has published, and it has made a wonderf...

Seniors Give Advice to Underclassmen

Seniors Give Advice to Underclassmen

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

As the school year speeds up, the seniors reflect back on their last four years and give a bit of advice to the underclassmen. What is one thing you would tell underclassmen to do before senior year? I would tell an underclassmen to be involved in as many activities as possible because high sch...

Ellie Goulding Shifts Direction With ‘Delirium’

Ellie Goulding Shifts Direction With ‘Delirium’

Chad Lyle, Reporter

November 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Ellie Goulding's third studio album has been a long time in the making. Her sound has come a long way from the indie-pop atmosphere she adopted with her first release, veering in a more radio-friendly, although not necessarily unoriginal, direction. Almost any song on this latest effort, Delirium, c...

Wood Lawn Movie Review

Avery Austin, Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Woodlawn is a movie that all football fans would love.The movie is set in Birmingham, Alabama and it is based on a true story. Although this movie is very religious, it also includes some racial tensions in it too. Woodlawn High School was one of the first schools to have African American attend w...

The Neighbourhood Releases ‘Wiped Out!’

Chad Lyle, Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

This past Friday, Southern California band The Neighbourhood released Wiped Out!, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2013's debut record I Love You. Even though the respective sounds of each set are similar, the differences between the two albums are obvious. Wiped Out! is a darker, stormier version o...

How to Win at FanDuel

How to Win at FanDuel

Hudson McCabe, Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under Eagle Sports, Entertainment, Football, Front Page

FanDuel is a weekly fantasy football service where diehard or casual NFL football fans can win big. Players submit a lineup consisting of a QB, 2 RBs, 3 WRs, 1 TE, a kicker, and a defense. Each player costs a certain amount of bidding money, and every owner has up to $60,000 to spend on their team. Based...

This Year’s Top 6 Halloween Costumes

This Year’s Top 6 Halloween Costumes

Ally Atkinson, Reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

Since Halloween is only a day away, everyone is stocking up on candy for the trick or treaters, making last minute trips to party city, and bringing out those old cliched costumes that are guaranteed to be a success. Here are a few of this year's most popular options:  Mario Brothers Mario and his little brother ...

The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch, A True Halloween Tradition

The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch, A True Halloween Tradition

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

The local Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch has been ranked number 5 in the state of Texas for being one of the pumpkin patches that everyone should visit this Halloween season. This patch has fun activities for people of all ages to participate in so although the famous Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch is nearing...

Supergirl is a Promising Standout Amongst Hollywood’s Crowded Superhero Arena

Supergirl is a Promising Standout Amongst Hollywood’s Crowded Superhero Arena

Chad Lyle, Reporter

October 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

This week on CBS, freshman DC Comic’s series Supergirl premiered with having the highest ratings seen by any television program this fall. The success of Supergirl’s premier hour was unsurprising considering Hollywood’s persistent obsession with superheroes, and the public’s unwavering appetite for ...

Top 10 Halloween Movies

Jocelyn Pierce, Reporter

October 27, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

'Tis the season to be spooked. Halloween is right around the corner, and people are getting excited for the pumpkins, ghosts, witches, and most importantly, the candy. Along with of all of these fall traditions, people of every age become thrilled about Halloween movies. 10: The Harry Potte...

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