Anticipation for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Anticipation for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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Rey—the one with the force—steals the spotlight in the upcoming Star Wars: The last Jedi on Dec. 15, 2017. Tickets are now on sale at MJR 20 in Brighton. Purchasing the tickets in advance online for $11 is the only way to guarantee a seat to feel the force the night of Dec. 14 at midnight. There i...

Justice League is a ‘super’ disapointment

Justice League is a ‘super’ disapointment

Aedin Seck, Copy Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017


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On Nov. 17, DC Comics released their highly anticipated Justice League movie. Starring iconic heroes, fans around the world excitedly awaited the film’s release. Unfortunately, box office sales came in below the expected mark, falling just short of $100 million. The film follows Bruce Wayne (played by Ben ...

How Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel’s funniest movie yet

How Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel’s funniest movie yet

Sydney Croghan, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


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Fall’s most anticipated film, Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok, was released on Nov. 3.  Ragnarok is the third installment in the Thor trilogy.  The movie was extremely hyped up due to its seemingly drastic departure from the previous two Thor movies.  There were also many new characters and settings ...

Addam’s family moves to the HHS stage

Addam’s family moves to the HHS stage

Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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Auditions for the new hit production, The Addams Family, will be occurring at Howell High School this upcoming week. They will be held at the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center starting at 3p.m. on Tues. Nov. 14 through Thurs. Nov. 16. Mr. Brendan Closz will be available after school on the days lea...

Storm of predictability in 109 minutes

Storm of predictability in 109 minutes

Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


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On Oct. 20, Geostorm was released with much anticipation for an action-packed, end of the world movie. The movie told the story of the deadly geostorm caused by a project called Dutch Boy, created to eliminate worldwide natural disasters. This program was created by Jake Lawson (played by Gerard But...

Dead again… and again… and again

Dead again… and again… and again

Bridget Janis, Indesign Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


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A new thriller was added to the collection of movies to terrify you on Friday the Thirteenth. Happy Death Day was released Oct. 13, directed by Christopher B. Landon and produced by Blumhouse. This movie is considered a combination of Groundhog day and Scream, providing a classic slasher movie with a twist. ...

10 DIY costumes to get spooky with this Halloween

10 DIY costumes to get spooky with this Halloween

Skylar Dye, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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Gumball Machine What You’ll Need: Plain white shirt, red pants or skirt, a belt, half a pound of assorted pom-poms, construction paper, glue, hot glue gun, and a black sharpie or marker. How to get the Look: Take your white shirt and a glue gun and start to apply your pom-poms all over t...

New “It” is worth every “Penny”

New “It” is worth every “Penny”

Ricky Gottschalk, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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The new adaptation of one of the most well-known Stephen King novels, “It,” came to theaters this September and dominated the box office. “It” was published in 1986 and since its release, there have been two on-screen adaptations. When comparing “It” (2017) to the 1990 mini-series...

The anticipation behind John Wick: Chapter Two

The anticipation behind John Wick: Chapter Two

Aedin Seck, A&E editor

February 21, 2017


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John Wick: Chapter Two was released on Feb. 10th- the highly anticipated sequel to John Wick, released Aug. 2014.   The original movie follows the story of a retired super-assassin, John Wick (played by Keanu Reeves) whose wife recently lost a battle with terminal illness. After her death, ...

Rings let down The Ring franchise

Rings let down The Ring franchise

Bridget Janis, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2017


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On Feb. 7 the third movie of The Ring horror franchise has been released . All three films revolve around a video that kills victims seven days after they watch it. The first Ring movie came out in 2002 and became known for being the first “actually scary” PG-13 movie. The second movie came out in 2005...

La La Land: a timeless masterpiece

La La Land: a timeless masterpiece

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


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On December 9 and Christmas day, the highly anticipated movie, La La Land came to theaters across the country. With a cast full of favorites including Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and John Legend, it was sure to be a hit. La La Land is a musical that follows the story of a struggling jazz musician and...

Howell Thespian Society performs Showcase

Howell Thespian Society performs Showcase

Shelby Laupp, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016


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The Howell Thespian Society will host their International Thespian Society, ITS, Showcase tonight, November 28 at 7 p.m. The cost is five dollars and it will be performed in the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center. The Showcase is a preview for the scholarship festival the society members will be perform...

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