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Elf on a shelf

Elf on a shelf

Alex Beshears
December 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The elf on a shelf is a new Christmas tradition, the elf on a shelf book explains the story that Santa sends the elf to children and to watch the children to make sure that the children aren’t naughty. He’s Santa’s little helper known as a scout elf. The Children have to name the elf when they...

FANTASTIC BEASTS REVIEW

FANTASTIC BEASTS REVIEW

Mahlete Massa
December 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The reboot of the iconic Harry Potter franchise has many in arms over whether the new story is a new unique story or just a poor attempt to cash in on the second highest grossing film series of all time. REVIEW: The film takes place in the roaring 1930s, and we follow the protagonist named Newt,...

Movies Coming Out this December

Matthew Short
December 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Sky on Fire- Dec 2nd Believe- Dec 2nd Incarnate- Dec 2nd Jackie- Dec 2nd Hacker- Dec 2nd Run the Tide- Dec 2nd Man Down- Dec 2nd SiREN- Dec 2nd The Duelist- Dec 2nd Three Days in August- Dec 2nd Oddball-Dec 6th Tree Man- Dec 6th Contract to Kill-Dec 9th Sword Maste...

The Sound of Centennials: Music of a New Generation

Mitchell Beshears, J1 reporter
December 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Elvis, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, 2pac and the Killers. All of them revolutionized the music industry. And stick out as some of the most influential artists in history. Each generation or decade has a few artists that arise and revolution that group. Giving a generation a sound. A beat to its name....

Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

Lilian Sample, Axe staffer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

You can spread holiday cheer without spending the outrageous amounts others spend every year for Christmas. Many would not think of making their Christmas presents, but it is actually a very thoughtful gift and you can have fun making it along the way. Here below you will see some ideas on how you...

Orchestra to Host Concert Thursday

Lilian Sample, Axe staffer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Orchestra hosts its winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the main theater. Orchestra members have been working very hard this semester on many wonderful pieces. These pieces include: "White Christmas," words and music by Irving Berlin and arranged by Bruce Chase This is a classic Chr...

Must-Watch Christmas Movies

Must-Watch Christmas Movies

Jaycee Simpson, Axe staffer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

If you don’t contribute to the 25 days of Christmas movies, then what are you doing with your life? The movies I’m about to list, you won’t want to miss this holiday season. Home Alone & Home Alone 2: Lost in New York: All about a boy  named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) whose family forgets...

DIY Washi Tape Wrapping Paper

DIY Washi Tape Wrapping Paper

Safia Mohammed, J1 Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Do you want to spice up you gifts? Are you in a hurry to find those last minute gift wraps? Well here is a quick and easy way to get you gift wrapping in just minutes. Materials: Washi Tape Brown Kraft Paper (or Kraft gift boxes) Tools: Scissors Step 1: Wrap up your present in brown Kraft ...

Songs You Need to Add to Your Christmas Playlist

Jaycee Simpson, Axe staffer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

It’s never too early to start listening to Christmas music! The only reason I look forward to Thanksgiving is for it to be over so I can listen to Christmas music. These are some songs that are a MUST for your Christmas Playlist: Mariah Carey- All I Want For Christmas Is You This song is the go...

Review: Moana

Review: Moana

Jaycee Simpson, Axe staffer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Seeing the trailer for Moana was an exciting moment because not only was it a new Disney movie, it’s a new Disney Princess. Moana isn’t one of those elegant, diamonds and pearls type of princess, she’s more of a warrior princess. The focus on Southern Pacific culture reels a viewer in because it’s not so...

Review: China Wok

Review: China Wok

Alex Brown, Axe staffer
November 26, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Overview: China Wok has proudly served authentic Chinese cuisine to the Northland for 22 years. They offer a complete menu of Mandarin, Hunan, Szechuan and Shanghai cuisines. They also offer banquet facilities. Their restaurant is located in the Boardwalk Square Shopping Center, located at I-29...

Recipe: Nutter Butter Acorns

Recipe: Nutter Butter Acorns

Bailee Treat, Log Editor-in-Chief
November 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

What you will need: Small bag of chocolate chips Bag of small, round nutter butters Bag of Hershey’s kisses

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