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Grande’s New Album is a Grande Hit

Grande’s New Album is a Grande Hit

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Since releasing her newest album, Thank U, Next on Feb. 8, singer/songwriter Ariana Grande has received lots of positive feedback, with many longtime fans claiming this to be her best album to date. Two of the most popular songs on the album, Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored and Thank U, N...

Escape Room is a Miss

Escape Room is a Miss

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Directed by Adam Robitel, Escape Room was released on Jan. 4, 2019, grossing a little over 18 million in its opening weekend. Rated only PG-13, the horror/thriller brought the tense and heart racing scenes but left out any gore, it was almost as if any character that died just simply disappeared from th...

‘Bird Box’ Soars in Popularity

‘Bird Box’ Soars in Popularity

Jaclyn Harris, Writing Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Internet streaming service Netflix is making waves with their original film, Bird Box. The week of its premiere on Dec. 21, the film supposedly gained over 45 million views, according to Netflix’s twitter account. Bird Box was directed by Susanne Bier and based on the novel of the same name. It follow...

A Crazy Little Thing Called ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

A Crazy Little Thing Called ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Trinity Flaten, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Bohemian Rhapsody premiered Nov. 2, 2018, rocking audiences everywhere. The film follows Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) and the band Queen. The film opens with Freddie in a dead-end job until he discovers a band he has been following has lost their lead singer. He does an impromptu audition for them and...

The Crimes of ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’

The Crimes of ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

"The second installment in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, The Crimes of Grindelwald, falls flat compared to the rest of the wizarding world. The sequel follows magic zoologist Newt Scamander as he attempts to stop Gellert Grindelwald and the beginnings of a magical war while wrangling creatures, friends, ...

Tori Kelly Makes a Brave Move with “Hiding Place”

Tori Kelly Makes a Brave Move with “Hiding Place”

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Switching music genres is a risky move in the music industry that rarely pays off, but with the right fans and the right voice, a successful transition is possible. Tori Kelly proved this with the release of her second album on Sept. 14, 2018. Kelly’s first album embodied a classic pop debut album with ...

Sushi Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening

Sushi Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening

Lauren Kraus, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

On Saturday, Oct. 6th, Flower Mound added a tasty restaurant to their array of restaurants with the grand opening of Sushi Tobi, located at 4130 Justin Rd #114, Flower Mound. Sushi Tobi offers a variety of choices including delicious appetizers which consist of edamame, crab puffs, egg rolls, and even d...

Cafe Gecko Features Mexican-Caribbean Cuisine

Cafe Gecko Features Mexican-Caribbean Cuisine

Sloan Dial, Lauren Metcalf, and Kristjan Feltes

October 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Cafe Gecko’s slogan is ‘Foods from Sunny Latitudes’, a restaurant that prides itself in their Mexican-Caribbean menu and tropical cuisine. The owner, Dennis Dial, graduated from Texas Tech in 1978. After college, he moved to Dallas so he could get a job in the business world. He interviewed ...

Hozier Music Drops After Four Years

Hozier Music Drops After Four Years

Sarah Crowder and Joe Walsh (Headline Writer)

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

After a long four year hiatus for fans, Hozier has finally released new music in the form of a four-song EP - Nina Cried Power. Announced on Aug. 31 and released on Sept. 6, the EP has already enjoyed immense success. From the four songs, we get a taste of everything Hozier is known for, with all of ...

Crazy Rich Asians Proves to be Successful

Crazy Rich Asians Proves to be Successful

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

In its opening weekend in the United States, the movie Crazy Rich Asians made just over 26.5 million dollars. As an adaptation of the 2013 novel Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan, the new movie has received positive feedback, earning a score of 93% on rotten tomatoes.   The movie was a lovable...

Battle of the Cones

Battle of the Cones

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

July 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Recently, Argyle has become home to a plethora of new businesses and restaurants. These shops add to the charm and draw of Argyle, but have also added a bit of friendly competition. For instance, in the case between Snappy Snow and Gnome Cones, our two local snow cones shops. Gnome Cones: Gnome cones is one of ...

“A Wrinkle in Time” Leaves Much to Be Desired

Jaclyn Harris, Editorial Manager

March 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel, A Wrinkle in Time, is hailed as one of the greatest young adult novels of the 20th century. The 2018 movie adaptation, however, failed to live up to the original work’s reputation, disappointing viewers and critics alike, including much of the sophomore class, who to...

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