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Newest Black Mirror Forces You To Make Choices and Messes Up Your Mind

Newest Black Mirror Forces You To Make Choices and Messes Up Your Mind

Camden Mast, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Netflix has been the king of digitally watching movies and TV shows for years now due to its wide spectrum of movies genres ranging from kids shows to R-rated horror films. With such growing popularity, Netflix decided to freshen up its site by making some of their films interactive. They use a kind...

“Mary Poppins Returns” Is Magical

“Mary Poppins Returns” Is Magical

Maja Decker, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

In 1964, Julie Andrews starred in what became a classic Disney film, Mary Poppins.  Now, 54 years later, a sequel emerges as a charming, nostalgic, and simply enchanting continuation of a timeless story with the potential to become a new classic. Mary Poppins Returns, directed by Rob Marshall, s...

Netflix’s “Bird Box” Promotes Scares and Stunts

Netflix’s “Bird Box” Promotes Scares and Stunts

Morgan Johnston, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Netflix original movies have been getting more and more recognition by the public eye over the past couple months. Over 45 million Netflix accounts watched the hit film, “Bird Box” after just seven days of being aired. Bird Box is a Netflix original movie starring Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhod...

Christmas Movie Bracket

Christmas Movie Bracket

Morgan Johnston and Maja Decker

December 18, 2018

The month of December is a time of joy, giving, and indulging in your favorite Christmas movies. To start off, we chose 16 classic, well-known Christmas movies including Home Alone, Christmas Vacation, and the Polar Express.  We created a bracket and asked Lakeville South students to choose between the ...

Movie Review: “A Star is Born”

Movie Review: “A Star is Born”

Sydney King Fenn and Cassidy Stensrud

December 18, 2018

When the trailer first came out for this movie, we were both really excited to see the film. Based on the previews it also appeared to have a very good soundtrack. It was different to see Lady Gaga as an actor without all of the eccentric costuming, but she looked good in the trailer. When we wen...

Soundbox: Lil Peep- “Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2”

Soundbox: Lil Peep- “Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2”

Nolan Telthoester, Staff Editor

November 14, 2018

This week's Soundbox is by guest writer Nolan Telthoester. The newest album released by deceased rapper Lil Peep “Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2” has a deeper meaning and thought process behind it than any other music he’s written. The album likes to mention a person referenced to as you. That p...

Peter’s Soundbox: Snail Mail- “Lush”

Peter’s Soundbox: Snail Mail- “Lush”

Peter Nomeland

November 1, 2018

Welcome to The Soundbox, where I pick an album, TV show, or just anything I’m enjoying at the moment, and take a closer look at the project and dig into it's creation and meaning. This week, we’re taking a look at the debut album of indie artist Snail Mail, titled “Lush”. 19-year-old Lind...

The Hate U Give: An Interesting Perspective on Police Brutality

The Hate U Give: An Interesting Perspective on Police Brutality

Dylan Naatjes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

The Hate U Give, a movie directed by George Tillman, Jr., based on #1 New York Times bestseller book by Angie Thomas, gives an interesting perspective on police brutality, a highly controversial topic. It comes from the point of view of Starr Carter, a black girl who lives in the ghetto, but goes to a ni...

Trick-or-Treating: Should High Schoolers Keep Going?

Trick-or-Treating: Should High Schoolers Keep Going?

Ryan Tulis and Connor Filipi

October 31, 2018

Trick-or-Treating on Halloween is a childhood tradition that we've all experienced. But when is it time for that tradition to end as we get older? Staff writers Connor Filipi and Ryan Tullis debate. "The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." ~ Henry Ford   There is plenty of time in a person’s life...

Peter’s Soundbox: BROCKHAMPTON- “iridescence”

Peter’s Soundbox: BROCKHAMPTON- “iridescence”

Peter Nomeland, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2018

“The Sandbox: BROCKHAMPTON Welcome to The Soundbox, where each week, I’ll pick an album, TV show, or just anything I’m enjoying at the moment, and dig in deeper. (Like a sandbox, has like, sand and you dig in the sand….we can change it later.) This week we’re talking about the new BROCKHAMPTON...

Pepfest Review: CDT Steals the show

Pepfest Review: CDT Steals the show

Grace Swail, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

My initial response to PepFest was excitement. It was very loud because so many people were in there and everyone was hyped up and having fun. it was well organized and the decorations looked good, however, I was confused on why we had rainbow ribbons hanging from the ceiling instead of our school colors....

Looking back: My advice to freshman

Morgan Johnston, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

At age 15, freshman in high school are feeling grown up, nervous and clueless about moving into a new school. Although every one of them thinks they know what they’re doing, they don’t. When I was a freshman, I wish I had done a lot of things differently now that I’m a senior. Whether that’s...

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