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The Boss Baby – Movie Review

The Boss Baby – Movie Review

Orlando Quintana, writer and Web Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Summary - The Boss Baby is a movie of a suit wearing baby who can speak and has every capability of fully grown adult would. He initially has much controversy and struggle with his older brother of 7 years old but he and the other babies identify puppies to be the number one threat to their popularity....

The Case for Christ – Movie Review

The Case for Christ – Movie Review

Orlando Quintana
May 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Summary – The Case for Christ is a movie based off the best-selling book written by Lee Strobel. It follows his life and the process of going from an atheist to a Christian of great importance. Strobel and his wife believe they are atheist, but one day when an unsuspecting woman saves the life of their...

Poetry Club Wanted at Oak Park High

Luci Conkling, Writer and Web Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The month of April is Poetry Month and students all over the country are celebrating.  With poetry slams sweeping the nation it can be hard to believe that Oak Park doesn’t have a Slam poetry club.  For those of you who don’t know what a poetry slam is let the National Education Association explain...

The Laughing Place Bakery

The Laughing Place Bakery

Kelly Galindo, Photographer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The Laughing Place bakery is located just off North Oak Traffic-way in Gladstone, MO serving up some fresh baked goods every morning.  Their specialties include breakfast pastries, cookies, cakes, pie, and so much more.  It truly is a unique environment that you can relax in with your pastry of choice. Check...

“Logan” Movie Review

“Logan” Movie Review

Mahlete Massa, writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The new film “Logan” takes place in the past. Logan (Wolverine) has to take care of Xavier near the southern border. While doing this, he meets a young mutant girl and is forced to protect her from a common enemy. Since the older Wolverine films and X Men movies have never really been very good,...

Review: Kansas City Royals Spring Training

Emily Leibold, writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

  The Kansas City Royals have been around since 1969. While The Royals haven’t always been the best team in the American League, or even a highlight of Kansas City, they sure grabbed our hearts in 2014 when they made it to the World Series, playing against the San Francisco Giants. In 2015,...

College Visits

Abigail Clapham, Axe Staffer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

As a junior in high school right now all I receive in the mail is college letters. From the biggest to the smallest population, from the east to west, some from even out of the country. They send you letters asking you to visit their campus telling you it's the best one out there. Many students go on...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Mahlete Massa, writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The new Beauty and the Beast is a remake of the classic Disney film from the nineties. It stars a girl named Belle, who craves a life with more excitement, and The Beast, a man named Adam who is cursed for being greedy and self-centered. Much excitement surrounds this new adaption of the iconic animation;...

Hidden Figures

Abigail Clapham, Axe producer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Hidden figures is a movie based on 3 African American women working at NASA during the space race. It follows the story of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson as they took leaps across race, gender, and professional lines. They face demeaning coworkers who put them down because of who...

The People Versus the President: Why the People Protest

The People Versus the President: Why the People Protest

Emily Leibold, J1 Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  On Monday, Feb. 20, Presidents' Day, protests were held all over the country, from Boston, to Minneapolis, to Los Angeles, and even here in Kansas City to show President Donald Trump just how much the people dislike him. The Kansas City protest took place at JC Nichols Memorial Fountain ...

Out of the Blue on Blue

Out of the Blue on Blue

Dakota Ake, Log Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

What are legitimate reasons someone should be paid more than someone else? On Jan. 30, Northland News published an article, titled “Musings: Northland Football Coaches Play High Priced Musical Head Coach,” with claims from an anonymous source that next year’s head football coach for Oak Park,...

Swooned or Doomed: How Do Couples Feel About Valentine’s Day?

Swooned or Doomed: How Do Couples Feel About Valentine’s Day?

Courtney Calhoon, TNL writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Valentine’s Day has lots of love going around, it’s literally a day for love. But does everyone feel like that? Some couples said they feel Valentine’s Day is overrated, why not just love each other every day? Some men stress over this day so heavily because they feel like they have to step to...

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