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Recipe: Green Shakes at home

Recipe: Green Shakes at home

Emily Dickson, Cambia photographer
March 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever tasted a shamrock shake from McDonald's and wondered how you make it, or maybe you just really liked it. Well now you can make it at home with a recipe from my very own grandma, Ethel Weide. Ingredients: 4 cups of slow churned vanilla ice cream 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract ...

Carson’s Poetry: Freedom

Carson Egbert, Log photo editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The freedom is there I can taste it. It’s like a door without a handle I can’t open. I’m stuck in a room with kids waiting to be freed. Each and every one of them the same age as me. We’re searching for the light We can’t see it It feels like we’re all stuck In the basement. Filled ...

Review: London has Stolen the Fall

Jacob Bartz, Axe staffer
March 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

London has Fallen: This movie was decent, but it was a complete rip-off of "Olympus Has Fallen," which takes place in London instead of Washington D.C. Seriously, if you’ve seen "Olympus has Fallen" then you’ve basically seen this movie too. It has the same basic plot, the president gets captured...

Carson’s Poetry: Two More Months

Carson Egbert, Log photo editor
March 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

"Two more months.” “What college are you going to?” “You’re not going to a real college?” “Cosmetology isn’t a real job.” “You’re going to cut hair?” “Two more months.” “Why not be an actor?” “You can’t raise a family on that salary.” “You have to love what you do....

Review: The Forest

Hullale Khizapour, Axe staffer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

If you are a person that gets scared very easily, but wants to get into horror films, this movie is perfect for you. About: The forest is about a girl (Sara) who goes to Japan to find her twin sister that was lost in “The Forest.” Now, this forest is an actual forest named Aokigahara, a forest...

Review: Scream Queens

Alex Brown, Axe staffer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Overview: The first season focuses on a sorority called Kappa Kappa Tau lead by Chanel Oberlin (Emma Roberts) located at the fictional Wallace University. A 20-year-old murder mystery reemerges a serial killer dressed as the Red Devil mascot who begins targeting the sorority members.  Dean Cathy M...

Recipe: Crispy Churro Chips!

Recipe: Crispy Churro Chips!

Xoe Zuber, Cambia photographer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

7-8 flour tortillas 1 c. granulated white sugar 1 tbs. ground cinnamon cooking spray 1 large baking sheet a pizza cutter medium sized bowl Directions: Put the sugar and cinnamon in the bowl and mix thoroughly. Take the flour tortillas and cut them into 12 triangles using th...

2016 One Act Festivals: ACTORS NEEDED

Winnie Adenic, Axe staffer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

The 2016 One Act Festival is just around the corner and the theatre department would love for you to audition! No preparation or monologues are required. Actors may choose to audition either on Tuesday, or Wednesday March 1 and 2 after school in the Little Theater. Call Back Auditions will be Thursday,...

Review: The Martian

Mina Buchholz, Journalism 1 rookie reporter
February 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Book: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Genre: Easily a hard sci-fi, but the hardest hard sci-fi I’ve read. Reads like realistic adventure fiction from the near future. General Notes: Ok, so this is one of the most realistic sci-fi books I’ve ever read. Seriously, I very frequently forgot ...

Sense 8 – Netflix Review

Alex Brown, Axe staffer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Overview:  Sense 8 is an American science fiction drama web television series created, written and executive produced by Andy and Lana Wachowski and J Michael Straczynski. The plot revolves around 8 strangers from around the world who suddenly become mentally and emotionally linked.  While living t...

Birchbox: What’s it all about?

Birchbox: What’s it all about?

Mabrey Wathen, Log editor-in-chief
January 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

What is Birchbox? Birchbox is a monthly beauty subscription service that provides the subscriber four to five samples of makeup, skincare, or haircare products. Each month Birchbox sends their subscribers samples based on their preferences, so someone with oily skin won’t get a sample meant for...

Review: 1984

Mina Buchholz, Journalism 1 rookie reporter
January 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

  Book: 1984 Author: George Orwell Genre: Futuristic dystopia, but it was written in the 40s and 50s so it’s roughly on par with modern day. Technically, now alternate history, thanks to being set 30 years ago. General Notes: This is the sort of book that everyone reads, that you dis...

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