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Winstead’s Review

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Experience: As soon as I stepped into the restaurant, a whole new vibe went over me. Everything was so old schooled, there were even jukeboxes! Service was quick and I’ve never had such a fresh, hot burger with some crispy,...

First Choir Concert Opens Well

Chloe Gillespie, J1 Writer

October 17, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

If you haven’t been to one of the choir concerts you should really make time to go to one. Choir concerts are so much fun. The first concert may not always be the best, but it is still fun. We have a very good choir;...

Mockingjay – Part 2 tells a great story with amazing characters

Alex Brown, Axe staffer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Overview: Mockingjay part 2 is the 4th and final installment of The Hunger Games movies based on the New York times best selling series written by Suzanne Collins. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) alongside he...

Ferguson messy, sharing my thoughts

Connor Annan, J1 writer

September 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The Ferguson shooting was a really confusing event. And because it is so messy and biased I figured I should throw my opinion in there as well, but not before giving you the facts. The time line below shows what important events...

Trendy and Tasty with Sam Belcourt: Café Gratitude

January 7, 2014

Filed under Opinion

blog by: Sam Belcourt Upon entering this trendy restaurant the first thing I noticed was the unique layout. I knew from that moment that Café Gratitude was going to be an experience. The kitchen was located in the back of th...

Midnight madness ensues

December 4, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Opinion by: Olivia Eissler Some of you may think that Black Friday is the worst night to shop, but I think it is the greatest. After you have stuffed your face with as much food as you possibly can, it is always good to get a li...

Pokémon X and Y brings new dimensions to play

October 17, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Review by: Dillon Heginbottom Pokémon X and Y is a whole new experience for Pokémon fans. One of the new and most popular features is the 3D. This has changed the way people battle and make it much more enjoyable for the...

Royals: destined to repeat past performance

September 30, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Sports Opinion by: Darrin Head After a disappointing 2011-2012 baseball season, going 72-90 in the regular season not moving to the MLB Postseason, the Kansas City Royals looked to step it up and become a franchise that could be kn...

Textbooks weigh students down

September 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

By: Hannah Williams This year, I’m happy to observe the fact that teachers are utilizing the Mini-Notes in relation to textbooks. I mean, who wants to carry around a minimum of five textbooks all the time? No way, definitely no...

Opinion: Freedom of Speech

October 27, 2010

Filed under Opinion

By: Alex Stompoly This month a case is going to be heard by the Supreme Court on whether or not certain activities are protected under free speech in the Bill of Rights.  The activity in question is protesting, and where thi...