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16 movies to watch in theaters

16 movies to watch in theaters

Emily Noyes, Design editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Weekly List

Action X-Men: Apocalypse May 27 The X-men must unite to save earth from the first mutant Apocalypse.   Suicide Squad August 5 A government agency recruits supervillains to complete a dangerous mission.   Star Trek Beyond July 22 The crew of the Enterprise a...

Jocelin Egeland and Alyssa Magrone

February 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The accumulation of short plays directed by theater seniors was an experience all can relate to. From comedies to inspiring true narratives, the Shorts took the audience from laughs to tears. While some of the content was intended for mature audiences only, there were several Shorts that produced...

5 things you did not know about Groundhog Day

5 things you did not know about Groundhog Day

Savannah Moore, Co-copy editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Weekly List

Every year, America watches Phil the groundhog in Punxsutawney, PA for his weather prediction. Here's some things you may not know about our furry little friend, who is not always as on the spot with his predictions as we think he is. 1.Comes from German Tradition On Candlemans Day local people...

12 television series you should already be watching

12 television series you should already be watching

Savannah Moore, Co-copy editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Weekly List

The Shannara Chronicles                                                             This post-apocalyptic fantasy premiers on Tuesday at 10 p.m. on MTV.   Zoe Ever After This aspiring cosmetic business owner is also a single mother. Keep up with her on Tuesdays at 10 ...

The saga continues

The saga continues

Jocelin Egeland

January 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is a nostalgic film that adds new depth to the classics. Thirty years after the original saga the galaxy is under a new threat, The First Order. The only hope lies in the hands of an ex storm trooper, a scavenger and a few familiar faces. With unexpected p...

Creed

Creed

Jocelin Egeland

December 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The movie “Creed” continues the craze about Rocky Balboa- the legendary American classic. Back in the old saga, which started in 1976, Rocky fought the world champion, Apollo Creed. This new movie is about Creed’s son- Adonis. In the beginning Adonis, played by Michael B. Jordan, finds his...

The Annual Craft Fair Deserves an A

Jocelin Egeland

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Saturday Dec. 5, the girls’ basketball team hosted their annual craft fair. Vendors from all over the city come to sell their various crafts and knick knacks in the school. Everything sold at the fair is handmade and original. One vendor had airplanes made from recycled cans while another had...

Smallcakes

Jocelin Egeland

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Smallcakes Cupcakery is a leader in the cupcake revolution. Located on Ash Avenue in Liberty, Smallcakes offers a wide variety of flavors. Founder Jeff Martin discovered fame after multiple appearances on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” and the daytime talk show “The View.” According...

“The Martian” informs and entertains

“The Martian” informs and entertains

Jocelin Egeland

November 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

With credible science, fantastic landscapes and a hilarious sense of humor, The Martian should be on everyone’s list of must sees. During a mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is hit with debris during a storm and is assumed to be dead. His crew (Jessica Chastain, Michael Peña,...

Unique pumpkin options a short drive away

Unique pumpkin options a short drive away

Jocelin Egeland

October 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Autumn is known for its changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and sweaters. But pumpkin patches are a favorite among fall fanatics. The Weston Red Barn Farm is located on Wilkerson Road in Weston, MO. Fresh barbeque fills the air the moment visitors arrive. The quality of the food shows the ...

SoMo makes you want some more

SoMo makes you want some more

Savannah Moore

October 6, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

On Oct. 2, singer-songwriter SoMo brought his “Fallin’ Up” tour to the Uptown Theatre in downtown Kansas City. Joseph Somers-Morales, aka SoMo, started out as a YouTube talent until he began receiving recognition from higher-ups in the music industry. He has worked his way up for years and has...

Sequel lives up to expectations

Jocelin Egeland, Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

With thrilling adventure, unpredictable plot twists and epic sets, The Scorch Trials is a must see.   Dylan O’Brien plays Thomas a boy who awoke in the Glade and has been in the fight for his life ever since. After escaping the Glade, Thomas and his friends, including Teresa (Kaya Scodelario)...

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