How Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel’s funniest movie yet

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Sydney Croghan, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

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

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Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

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

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Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017

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

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

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Skylar Dye, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

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”

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Ricky Gottschalk, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

Students present black box Plays

Students present black box Plays

Sophia Trump, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

This Tues-Wed. Nov 1-2, the Black Box Productions is presenting two student run plays, The Safety Officer and Lyin’ Eyes. These plays will be held at 7:00 p.m. and in K-5 at Howell High School. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets will be sold for $6. The Safety Officer, directed by senior Heidi Kowynia...

2016 summer reading list

2016 summer reading list

Lauren Hauk, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

Whether you’re hiding in the shade or relaxing on the beach, reading is a great way to pass time and explore new worlds. Finding a good book can be difficult so here are three options to get you started.

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