Writer of “Allegiant” shows dauntless characteristics with surprise ending

Alexis Klask, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask Calling Veronica Roth, author of the best-selling Divergent trilogy, ruthless would be a compliment after reading her final book. Roth continues to impress the young adult dystopian crowd with Allegiant given that on the first day that it was released, 455,000 copies were...

New life for Ender’s Game

Jada Boprie, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

By Staff Writer: Jada Boprie After 36 years of existing in yellowing paperbacks and faded print, the classic story Ender’s Game has made it to the big screen. Originally a novel written by author Orson Scott Card, director Gavin Hood decided the story needed to be revived. The book was first published in 1977...

“The Truth About Love”: P!nk’s newest claim to fame

Cassie Bondie, Social Media Editor

November 18, 2013

By Social Media Editor: Cassie Bondie If you’ve ever seen P!nk perform live, you know what it feels like to witness a performer who is talented in their trade both in the studio and on the stage. Alecia Moore (a.k.a. P!nk) began her career in 2000, with her single, “There You Go”. Since then, she has released...

Professional prison escapee is thrown under the bar

Tricia Tucker, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

By Staff Writer: Tricia Tucker Escape Plan is directed by Mikael Hafstrom and stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.  It was released on Oct. 18 at major theaters and has a duration period of 116 minutes. This movie is filled with action and suspense.  If a viewer has seen the trailer, they know the majority of the movie minus the ending.  The trailer tells...

Movies being released before 2014

Tricia Tucker, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

By Staff Writer: Tricia Tucker Before the year of 2013 comes to an end, check out the new movie releases prior to 2014. There are various movies filled with excitement, suspense, romance, comedy and more. Haunter Lisa Johnson is an innocent teenage girl who is one day away from her 16th birthday.  She...

Band students receive big opportunity

Madison Deadman, A&E Editor

November 12, 2013

By A&E Editor: Madison Deadman This past Nov. 2, some of Howell High School’s band students were given the opportunity to participate in the University of Michigan vs. Michigan Technological University hockey game. Every year the band students are able to take the place of the U of M hockey band in one of their collegiate hocke...

New face of “Doctor Who” causes conflict among viewers

Amber Lee Carnahan, Managing/Health & Tech Editor

November 7, 2013

By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan Doctor Who, the British Sci-Fi television show that follows the adventures of an alien known as the Doctor and his various companions, is approaching its 50th Anniversary. The show began in 1963 and was later rejuvenated in 2005. The technique the writers used to be able to keep the story alive was introducing the idea of regenerations...

“Prisoners” shows pain and rage when two children vanish

Marissa VanDaelen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen Thrillers are often filled with plenty of action and always contain suspenseful scenes that leave the viewer on the edge of their seats. They usually stimulate moods of anticipation, uncertainty, and curiosity. Prisoners, directed by Denis Villeneuve, offers a slower, but still action-packed kidnapping thriller....

A ‘deep rift’ led Jonas Brothers to cancel their latest tour

Lexi Petroi, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

By Staff Writer: Lexi Petroi On Wednesday, October 9, the famous boy band that stole every teenage girl’s heart selling 20 million album copies in 2007, canceled their 19-date tour two days before it was set to kick off. The reason? Apparently, on the weekend of October 11 there was a heated argument between the trio - Nic...

Superstar artists release potential blockbusters

James Edwards and James Edwards

October 28, 2013

By Staff Writer: James Edwards There has been many new CDs to have come out recently but the album that has topped it all off has been Drake's Nothing Was The Same. Drake's new album has a lot of support among Howell students. It seems as though many teenagers playing the new tracks in their car like "Started From The Bottom" or "Hold...

HHS choirs perform first concert

Madison Deadman and Madison Deadman

October 23, 2013

By A&E Editor: Madison Deadman Howell High School’s choirs will be holding their First Impression’s Concert this Thursday, October 24. Men’s Varsity, Women’s Varsity, Women’s Select, Women’s Chorale, A Cappella, Calamity, Classicality, and Highlander Chorale will all be performing at this event in the...

Small cast creates huge movie

Alexis Klask and Alexis Klask

October 17, 2013

By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask With only seven cast members, Gravity did much more than succeed in profits. The film presented beautifully crafted effects alongside with academy award winner, Sandra Bullock, and her supporting lead male, two time academy award winner, George Clooney. Bullock plays a medical engineer named Ryan Stone and after being trained as...

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