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Thor: Ragnarok Hammers Theaters Across the World

Thor: Ragnarok Hammers Theaters Across the World

Libby Gorton, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

There are spoilers present in this article. Thor: Ragnarok serves as Marvel’s third installment of the Thor Films, Director Taika Waititi brings a new and fresh purpose to the god of thunder, Thor. Chris Hemsworth's natural flare of comedy is used in the franchise to create light situations...

Stranger Things to Come

Stranger Things to Come

Katie Brubaker, Feature Editor

November 15, 2017

Warning: Only read if you have finished both seasons of Stranger Things. This article contains many spoilers. Following the first season of Stranger Things that was released in 2016, Stranger Things season two did not fail to once again keep viewers on the edge of their seats as a narrative unfold...

Love of Three Oranges Starts the Year Out with a Bang

Love of Three Oranges Starts the Year Out with a Bang

McKenzie M, A&E Editor

November 12, 2017

The Stallion Theatre Company presented their first production of the 2017-2018 school year: The Love of Three Oranges by Hillary DePiano.  With a cast of 26 Stallions, this comedy took the stage to deliver many laughs and smiles to the audience. One of the leads of the play, Edward Kemp, played t...

Pop Artists Reinvent Themselves with New Albums

Pop Artists Reinvent Themselves with New Albums

Lucy Law, A&E Editor

October 25, 2017

2017 has been a revolutionary year for the music industry. The artists we know and love have been coming back with bigger and better hits. Kesha took us all by surprise in July when she released “Praying”, the first of many songs off of her 2017 album, Rainbow. This was the first time we h...

LEGO Ninjago Movie Fails to Use Potential

LEGO Ninjago Movie Fails to Use Potential

Wil Kennedy, Art & Graphics Editor

October 2, 2017

Following 2014’s The LEGO Movie and this year’s recent The LEGO Batman Movie, audiences came to know the LEGO Group’s movie franchise as a guaranteed source for witty, youthfully exhilarating entertainment. You would hope that the third installment in the franchise would build upon this tren...

New Upcoming Band is More Than Just a Dream

New Upcoming Band is More Than Just a Dream

Kaden Brown, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

The early 1990’s rock and punk scene boasted a large number of up and coming bands that would bring new refreshment to the turn of the decade. The contributing sound of bands like Green Day, Nirvana, Soundgarden, and so many more curated a new influx of diversity underneath the rock genre umbrella. Rock w...

U2 Rocks the Rose Bowl

U2 Rocks the Rose Bowl

Kaden Brown, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

So many legendary rock albums have caught the attention of the world over the years, these are the albums that propel a great up and coming band on to becoming a world renowned mainstay act. Such is the case with the 1987 hit album “The Joshua Tree,” by Irish 80’s rock band U2. ‘Joshua Tree’...

The Ice Cream Museum Hits LA

The Ice Cream Museum Hits LA

McKenzie M, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Many indulged in a world of their own fantastical dreams at the Los Angeles Museum of Ice Cream. Its grand opening took place on April 22, 2017 and is only open temporarily. Its first location in New York is currently closed for the season while they give Southern Californians a chance to experienc...

’13 Reasons Why’ Sparks Conversation

’13 Reasons Why’ Sparks Conversation

Sam Newman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS AND MENTIONS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT/RAPE AND SUICIDE. The new Netflix Original Series “13 Reasons Why” had a similar warning message about sexual assault/rape and suicide in the opening of three of its episodes. Based off the novel by Jay Asher, 13RW discusses t...

‘Fiddler’ Cast Shines

‘Fiddler’ Cast Shines

Katie Brubaker, A&E editor (inside)

May 3, 2017

The Stallion Theatre Company’s production of Fiddler on the Roof  by Joseph Stein was a wonderful rendition of the famed comedy that touches on the struggle between family and societal norms of  a Jewish village in 1905 Imperial Russia. The set, while appearing bare, effectively illustrates the i...

Battle of the Bands Rocks SJHHS

Battle of the Bands Rocks SJHHS

Mia N. Jones, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Eight bands. Three days. One winner. SJHHS’s Battle of the Bands kicked off the week of March 20 resulting in a huge win for the band, The Taco Truck. 7 student bands participated, which included The Lavender Club (Audrey Schreiner, Shannon Tilley, and Emma Law), The Rizz Works (Thomas Ngoy, Camero...