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Star Wars continues be be success

Star Wars continues be be success

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

  Warning! Spoilers Ahead! The second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” is packed with action, excitement and a fresh plot not seen before in a Star Wars movie. Episode VIII achieves greatness, despite several flaws.   Directed and written by Rian Johnson, the fi...

Stapleton’s third album supplies raw sound

Stapleton’s third album supplies raw sound

By Jake Herman, News Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

  Chris Stapleton’s third album “From A Room: Volume 2,” released Dec. 1, sticks to the elements that made its predecessor, “From A Room: Volume 1,” the best-selling country album of 2017. The result is an album that nearly equals “Volume 1” in charm and is sure to achieve similar ...

Netflix gradually increases monthly cost

Netflix gradually increases monthly cost

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

With profits reaching 1.48 billion within the first quarter of this year, Netflix has clearly become the fastest and easiest way to watch an extensive variety of shows and movies. However, customers are going to have to adjust to some new changes. During the month of December, Netflix has announced an increa...

XXXTentacion Reveals Multiple Layers with 17

XXXTentacion Reveals Multiple Layers with 17

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

There are so many different genres an artist’s music can embody; there are so many ways an artist can change their sound; there are so many blips of information floating around the internet about each and every artist; there are so many different things to understand and comprehend in regards to th...

Walk the Moon delivers unique beats

Walk the Moon delivers unique beats

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

“What If Nothing” is actually “something” worth listening to if you are a fan of Walk the Moon.     This new album is their first in three years since “TALKING IS HARD.”  “What If Nothing” mixes sounds from what feels like two totally different worlds, and brings them tog...

Student Art Spotlight: Bridgette Warner

Student Art Spotlight: Bridgette Warner

By Dani Miller, Opinions Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts

Homecoming season is often regarded as the best time of the year, due to the dance, the exhilarating lunch games and perhaps most importantly to some students at CHS, the astonishing floats and murals that each grade displays every year. For senior Bridgette Warner, one of the artists behind the winning...

CHS theater puts on techni-colorful musical

CHS theater puts on techni-colorful musical

By Sofia Williamson, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts

The CHS performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” took place Nov. 10, 11, 12, 17 and 18 in the Gertrude G. Bish Auditorium. The play tells the story of Jacob's son, Joseph, as told in the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament. Joseph is one of eleven brothers. However, Joseph...

“Thor: Ragnorok” brings smashing sequel

“Thor: Ragnorok” brings smashing sequel

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

If you are looking for a movie that’s quite literally out of this world, “Thor: Ragnarok” is the movie for you. “Thor: Ragnarok”, the third instalment in the Thor Trilogy, follows Thor through his imprisonment on a different planet, where he’s pitted against fellow avneger and friend the...

“Star Wars” fans hope for out of this world production

“Star Wars” fans hope for out of this world production

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Unfortunately for “Star Wars” fans, it will take “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” a little bit longer than 12 parsecs to debut in theaters. While the newest addition to the “Star Wars” franchise is not coming to the big screen as fast as the Millennium Falcon, it will be here in another month. The...

New D.C. venue gains popularity among CHS students

New D.C. venue gains popularity among CHS students

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

CHS students now have a new local hotspot to escape the hardships of school work and enjoy their favorite musicians live. The Anthem, which opened Oct.12 with an inaugural show by the Foo Fighters, has attracted many big name artists such as Zedd, Lorde, Lil Uzi Vert and others. “I saw Zedd at...

Stranger Things S2 receives stellar reactions

Stranger Things S2 receives stellar reactions

By Vicky Gunawam, Photo Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Warning! Spoilers ahead! Addicting and thrill inducing perfectly describe the second season of Netflix’s original series Stranger Things. The first episode of the multiple Emmy winning award show was aired on July 15, 2016. Set in the fictional town Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980’s, season one...

P!nk displays dynamic abilities with Beautiful Trama

P!nk displays dynamic abilities with Beautiful Trama

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

“Beautiful Trauma” is a different shade of P!nk. Five years after her last album “The Truth About Love,” P!nk is back with a brand new album titled “Beautiful Trauma.” While she has been known for her catchy, party rock anthems like “So What,” “Raise Your Glass,” and “Get ...

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