‘American Idol’ not the same without Cowell

Jasmeet Braich, Reporter

January 23, 2011

Millions of viewers tune in twice a week to watch their favorite show, “American Idol.”  There are two reasons why I watch “American Idol.” First is to hear my favorite contestants sing. Second is to hear the criticism and praise from the beloved judges. When someone says “American Idol,” I automatically...

‘Country Strong’ showcases Paltrow’s voice

Tiffany Bounkhong, Co-Editor

January 23, 2011

"Country Strong" is the debut of Gwyneth Paltrow's singing career. Paltrow portrays a fallen country star, Kelly Canter, who is recovering from a alcohol addiction.  Canter leaves rehab to go back on tour and make her big comeback. Chiles Stanton (Meester) and Beau Hutton (Hedlund) are two talented country-music singer/songwriters...

Tron Review

Ben Burns, Opinions editor

January 10, 2011

A highly publicized let down is the best way to describe the new "Tron" movie. A movie that was billed as one of the best 3D movies ever made failed to live up to the hype. The graphics were good, but they did not seem to deliver anything better than the average effects viewers see in almost every movie these days. The movie...

Mockingjay Review

Sara Lachance, Reporter

January 7, 2011

The thrilling "Hunger Games" series-ending book Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins will not disappoint its fans.  The story of a 17-year-old girl named Katniss fighting against the evil government of Panem continues.  The book unfolds with a dark, dreary mood as the teen wanders her way through the remains of her old city, Di...

Pop culture inspires generation

Hannah Ash, Reporter

December 14, 2010

Weather we like it or not, the world-America especially-revolves around pop culture, or the music, movies, TV, technology, and fashion that is popular throughout the world. The queen of pop culture is Lady GaGa, whose unique music and fashion sense has made her somewhat of an icon around the world. Her impact is definitely...

Local coffee house showcases student art

Ben Burns, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2010

On Dec. 7 the art department had the opportunity to shine. A part of the school that is probably one of the most vibrant, rarely has chances to display their work like the one that the new Arsegas coffee shop has presented. “it’s really good exposure for the Har-Ber art program,” said junior Jacob Lee, “Students usually...

‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ Review

Elizabeth Hankins, Entertainment Editor

December 14, 2010

In 1997 the world was struck with the release of the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Now 13 years years millions of fans were hit with the release of the first half of the final chapter in an epic adventure. Harry Potter  and the Deathly Hallows Part One. Throughout the years each movie...

‘Tangled’ Review

Linday Saypharath, Reporter

December 14, 2010

“Rapunzel Rapunzel let down your hair”, the famous line from the  story based upon the stranded golden haired maiden is revamped into a utterly heart warming Disney classic. The movie tells the tale of eighteen year old Rapunzel, a beautiful lively maiden who longs to embark on a journey to see the floating lights on...

After Midnight Project shows distinct sound

Conner Doyle, Reporter

December 2, 2010

After Midnight Project was founded in Los Angeles, California in 2004. However, the band did not release their first full length album, Let's Build Something To Break, until 2009. While their songs retain the same feel to them, they seem to be split between the music they want to make. They seem like two different bands throughout...

Series leaves readers wanting more

Tiffany Bounkhong, Editor

December 2, 2010

Putting down a great book is a struggle. Putting down the last book of an amazing series is even more difficult. Incredible book series range from stories written about ancient rings to teenage romance to even 12-year-old children. One unbelievable book series is the "Lord of the Rings Trilogy" by J.R.R Tolkien. The series...

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