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Bonfire Tips from an Experienced Host

Courtney Calhoon, Log Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Bonfires can be fun and loud and a great way to be outside when it is cold, but there are a number of reported accidents that occur at bonfires. Junior Annie Bensyl has hosted her share. Has anything bad ever happened at one of your bonfires or a bonfire you have gone to? "Nothing bad has ever rea...

What’s Your Favorite Artist in each Genre?

What’s Your Favorite Artist in each Genre?

Dom Bailey and Erik Kellgren, J1 Writers
November 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Students shared who their favorite artists were in each musical genre: ...

Holiday Hurdles

Courtney Calhoon, Log section editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The holidays are hard enough just trying to get to grandma’s house, then to your aunt’s house then if your parents are divorced it’s a whole new hassle. Then you have to figure out what all of your family and friends would like for Christmas. Then after that you have to raise enough money to invest...

New/Noteworthy Music: Songs, Albums you should check out

New/Noteworthy Music: Songs, Albums you should check out

Chris Winegarner, Log Photographer
November 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Here are some tracks and albums worth listening to:   Singles   Bruno Mars “24K Magic”- Another fun track from Mars that sounds like it’s straight out of the 80’s. A feel-good song that will put a smile on your face.           ...

Make the Best Playlists for this Season or any Occasion

Chris Winegarner, Log Photographer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

With November now in full swing, that means it’s time for awkward family get-togethers. Making a playlist for these situations could help break the ice. Here’s some tips from techlife.samsung.com and personal experience. Know your “audience” and try to include some music they might like (I...

Photojournalism Students Explore Fall Season

Photojournalism Students Explore Fall Season

Staff, J1 Photographers
November 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

During a recent assignment, the Journalism 1 Photography students explored the themes of "fall" and "change." They were given two weeks to shoot their assignment and choose one image.

Review: Is Suicide Squad really as bad as most movie review sites say it is?

Review: Is Suicide Squad really as bad as most movie review sites say it is?

Hullale Khizirpour, Axe staffer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Over the weekend, I watched the movie “Suicide Squad” to really see what the hype was about. I walked into the theatre thinking I was going to be disappointed by the movie, but then I walked out of that same theatre with my mind blown. What is it about? A U.S. intelligence officer decides to assemble a tea...

Review: Zootopia

Abigail Clapham, Axe staffer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Overview: Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) is the first rabbit to join the Zootopia police force. She quickly finds out how tough her new job is. Judy quickly tries to solve a mysterious case. However, to solve the case she must work with a sly fox, Nick Wilde, (Jason Bateman). Review: When I watched the trailer for ...

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ Review

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ Review

Chris Winegarner, Log Photographer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

  ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ Directed By: Tim Burton Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, with Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson Length: 127 minutes Rated: PG-13 Score: 3.5/5 Stars According t...

Spooky Scarers Run People into Walls

Spooky Scarers Run People into Walls

Remy Tran and Sarah White, Log Section Editor and Photo Editor
October 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

What is fall without a little bit of scare? Every year West Bottoms and Worlds of Fun have haunted houses during the month of October. During this year students are able to become a scarers for these haunted houses. Liberty North senior Emily Williamson is one of those scarers. “I have a love/ ...

Retro Trends to Fall Back Into

Mahlete Massa, Axe staffer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

As we revamp our wardrobes for cold and wind about to approach, many new trends are popping up and taking every department store by storm. The biggest trends this year have been retro, so time to dust off your parents Doc Martins and choker! This year seems to be the year of everything old-school. As...

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