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Sadie Earns Mixed Reviews

Sadie Earns Mixed Reviews

Chloe Gillespie and Salena Fajardo, J1 Writers
February 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I heard many different opinions on Sadie’s of 2017, some people had a great time and others well, it was the complete opposite. Sophomore Sami Gumenik said, “I had a good time. Just sick lol.” Sophomore Paeton Bickett said, “it was alright I guess. I didn’t dance. music was kind of dumb.” So...

Will OP’s New Policy Really Get Kids “Unplugged”?

Will OP’s New Policy Really Get Kids “Unplugged”?

Chris Winegarner
January 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

By now there’s no way you haven’t heard about it: OP Unplugged. It’s a new plan created to end technology distractions that occur in the classroom. An email sent out to teachers described the plan as this: “The basics of the plan are that when we are in an ‘unplugged’ session all electronics,...

Spread The Love

Aurora Riley
January 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Martin Luther King Jr.’s essence of peace and love penetrates throughout the years. He fought with his words not his fists and is an inspiration to many. “His words created hope in the black community and gave people the power to stand up for what they believe,” said Senior, Yasmen Kent. Martin...

Split (2017) Movie Review

Split (2017) Movie Review

Abigail Clapham and Hullale Khizapour
January 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Abigail Description: Three teenage girls are abducted by a man that has 23 split personalities inhabiting one body. They are taken back to his home which seems to be underground. Through the trials of being abducted they girls figure out he has more than one personality. The figure out one of them...

Things coming up second semester

Allee Armitage, axe producer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

So it’s now the beginning of the second semester here at Oak Park. I would just like to take a moment and talk about some of the big events there are coming up. This weekend there is the annual Sadie Hawkins dance! We have some great guys nominated for Sadie king and the dance is sure to be a hit,...

New State Law Should Apply to High School Only

The Northmen’s Log staff
January 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Schools often drill into your head that they are preparing you for your future, for the real world. As of Jan. 1, this has become as true than ever for students in Missouri schools. Now students who bully or fight in school, at bus stops, or on the bus, could face felony charges. Th...

2016: Worst Year Ever?

Mahlete Massa
January 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

This has been an overwhelming year. Popular news sources like The Washington Post, or The Source have both already dubbed it “the worst year in history”, and it may be the worst in a while whether it be terrorist attacks, David Bowie, Prince, and Alan Rickman’s deaths, the most exhausting presidential...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Maddi Caton, Axe producer
December 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

  Overview: Rogue one is actually a prequel to the original Star Wars movie, “A New Hope”. It follows the story of the team of rebels that steal the plans to the Death Star, a planet destroying weapon created by Darth Vader and the Empire. The story takes place directly prior to A New Hope,...

Doctor Strange Movie Review

Orlando Quintana
December 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Summary: Doctor Strange is the story of a world class neurosurgeon named Steven Strange. His ability to stay relaxed under pressure and perform almost impossible surgeries makes him perhaps the most skilled surgeon in the world. But when a deadly car crash destroys the nerves in his hands, he can...

Movie Review: Loving

Movie Review: Loving

Alex Brown
December 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Loving is a 2016 historical drama film written and directed by Jeff Nichols.  It features Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga as Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage.  The plot consists...

OVERPRICED AND OVERRATED

OVERPRICED AND OVERRATED

Courtney Calhoon
December 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

  You stumble out of bed in the morning you look to your left and see your alarm clock roaring its terrible roar. The sound that wakes you up in the morning, the sound of unrested souls being rudely awakened, the sound every human being hates. Time to get up and start your day. What comes next...

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