25 things to do before graduating high school

Hannah Ash, Reporter

March 31, 2013

In the 25 school days left before graduation, take time to do a few of these 25 things that should be on every high school student's bucket list. Visit the roof. Put Microsoft Office software on your computer. Start a conga line in the rotunda. Ask or get asked to prom in a cute way Go to senior prom. Get into college. ...

Unique website advertises incredible products

Sara Lachance, Editor

March 29, 2013

Just when I thought I couldn’t find any other place to recklessly waste my hard earned money, I found one. With the URL thisiswhyimbroke.com, a customer can expect to find them self yearning for the most unreasonable and pointless products. Whether a person needs a water propelled jet pack or glow in the dark bubbles,...

Google creates unreal invention

Ryne Fletcher

March 14, 2013

Have you ever thought about living in the future? Do you wish that you could use the cool inventions that they use?  Well, your time is now with the new Google glass. It comes out in 2014 as probably one of the coolest inventions. These will be known as the Explorer Edition.  The creators have been working on this invention...

Gangster Squad’s offers ‘cool’ one-liners

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

March 14, 2013

Director Ruben Fleischer took a bite into the glorious world that is early 20th Century gangster movies with Gangster Squad. Gangster Squad is a gory, action-packed film that is about a group of outlaw police officers who are trying to take down Mickey Cohens crime-filled empire in Los Angeles. I've got to begin with the...

MacFarlane stirs up controversy

Riegen Anderson, Opinion Editor

February 27, 2013

In the aftermath of Oscar night, many are questioning Seth MacFarlane’s controversial comedic hosting. While some found that he shined bright like a diamond, others went to sleep feeling insulted with their laugh boxes still dormant. For me, his subtle humor and charm were in perfect harmony that night, not to mention his...

Alt-J captures listeners

Riegen Anderson, Opinion Editor

February 26, 2013

Making their debut in the United Kingdom and the U.S this past year, Alt-J is my newest obsession. The English indie-rock quartet unveiled their first album, “An Awesome Wave”, in September of 2012. The quartet was formed when Joe Newman, Gwil Sainsbury, Thom Green, and Gus Unger-Hamilton met at Leeds University in West...

Arkadia Retrocade review: Unrealized Nostalgia

Ethan Wilson, Managing Editor

February 26, 2013

As a kid, spending the day at an arcade was never really an option in Northwest Arkansas. The mere idea of it was just something born in the early days of watching "Hey Arnold." Now is the time to go back to those days and experience nostalgia for things that you never had nostalgia for at Arkadia in Fayetteville. Arkadia...

Semi Precious Weapons – Aviation High: Review

Ethan Wilson, Managing Editor

February 26, 2013

Semi Precious Weapons ends their brief hiatus after touring with Lady Gaga and supporting their debut album “You Love You” with the release of a brand new single, "Aviation High." While their older stuff seemed to rely too much on the in-your-face attitude that comes with glam rock to supercharge their music into something...

A Good Day to Die Hard fails to live up to expectations

Sara Lachance, Editor

February 15, 2013

Bruce Willis is back at it for the fifth time as John McClane in “A Good Day to Die Hard.” Full of action-packed scenes, a touching father and son bond, and a lack of romance are only a few elements of this new Die Hard movie. I have seen all of the Die Hard movies, the third one being my personal favorite, and this...

Illuminati begins New World Order with help from Beyonce

Hannah Ash, Reporter

February 12, 2013

Throughout the Dark Knight Trilogy (Christopher Nolan's Batman films), The League of Shadows acts as Gotham City's reckoning. They bring to light the ills of society and expose the falsifiers and cheats, then "free" the people from poverty and corrupt government. This is the legend of the infamous secret society, the Illuminati. Rumors...

5 romantic movies

Riegen Anderson and Ashlynn Mayes, Opinion Editor and Reporter

January 31, 2013

Girls, put on your nighties, grab your popcorn sprinkled with M&Ms, settle on the couch with your girlfriends and revel in a splendid evening of happily ever-afters. Tell the world goodbye and escape into an idealistic fantasy land complete with artfully comprised men and their laudable leading ladies. In the event that you...

Adventures abound in ‘The Hobbit’

Hannah Ash, Reporter

January 30, 2013

A quest is a trip to accomplish a task. An adventure is a trip without a destination. A journey is when the trip is more important than the destination. In "The Hobbit," Bilbo Baggins goes on the most legendary journey of his life, which set in motion the events leading up to the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Visually, "The...

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