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Why Disney+ Is Worth Melting For

Why Disney+ Is Worth Melting For

Ashlynn Roberts, News & Social Media Editor

December 2, 2019

Some things really are worth melting for, and Disney+ is one of them. After its official launch on Nov. 12, Disney+, the newest digital streaming service, gained 10 million subscribers in its first 24 hours. Similar to rival companies, users have the option of paying a monthly or annual fee in exchange for unlimited movies and television series. However, what has ma...

The Gladwell Epidemic

The Gladwell Epidemic

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

October 8, 2019

Malcolm Gladwell is a supereminent non-fiction writer and journalist. He has written many insightful books that include elements of psychology, human nature, and science, with entertaining examples. His colorful writing explores unique theories and ways of understanding the world that gives readers a...

Apple Unveils New Products

Apple Unveils New Products

Nicholas West, Junior Reporter

September 13, 2019

Apple officially unveiled its fall 2019 line of products on Sept. 10. Along with new products, Apple is offering new services this year for its users. They’re introducing a new Apple Watch, finally giving a revamp to an older product for a great price, making some great updates to existing products, a...

Beloved Author Leaves Her Mark

Beloved Author Leaves Her Mark

Gracie Hurst, Junior Reporter

September 12, 2019

Toni Morrison died a month ago on Aug. 5, but the literary world still laments the loss of a true artist.   Morrison’s literary contributions include The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, Jazz, Paradise, and her most notable novel, Beloved. Her books delve into what it means to be an African America...

Mixing it Up at Sonic

Mixing it Up at Sonic

Ashlynn Roberts and Jaclyn Harris

July 24, 2019

Sonic is known for its flavorful hamburgers, delicious tater tots, and one-of-a-kind drink combinations. According to  Sonic commercials, the fast food company proudly serves over 168,000 drink combinations. But how strange can these drink combinations be? We spent an afternoon sampling some of Sonic's...

Travel Tips for Summer Vacations!

Travel Tips for Summer Vacations!

Jordyn Tarrant, Graphic Design/PR

June 5, 2019

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So Far So Good

So Far So Good

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Five Feet Apart tells the story of teenagers Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse), two hospital patients who have been confined to their rooms. Stella has cystic fibrosis and has lived in and out of the hospital her whole life because of the disease. Will is another "CFer" who is in the hos...

Isn’t it Mediocre

Isn’t it Mediocre

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

March 8, 2019

Starring comedy star, Rebel Wilson (known for her role as “Fat Amy” in Pitch Perfect), Isn’t it Romantic was released the day before Valentine’s Day, February 13, 2019.  The cast list was filled with household names, such as Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, and Priyanka Chopra. Meant as a parody o...

Mr. Frosty’s Proves To Be a ‘Cool’ Hangout

Mr. Frosty’s Proves To Be a ‘Cool’ Hangout

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

March 4, 2019

Mr. Frosty's has been a Denton favorite for generations, and it's no question why. Driving down Fort Worth Drive, you can see that the neon Mr. Frosty's sign hangs proudly over the 1950's themed diner. Walk inside, and it's like you've traveled back in time. The white-board menu spells out each of the...

Grande’s New Album is a Grande Hit

Grande’s New Album is a Grande Hit

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

February 20, 2019

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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Bohemian Rhapsody. Won’t You Be My Neighbor. The Favorite. It seems that every movie that has come out in recent years has been a period piece or biopic. These productions are guaranteed to bring in a killing and are notorious for being Oscar-bait. These are some of the best films being made, but they r...

Escape Room is a Miss

Escape Room is a Miss

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

January 23, 2019

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...

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