Weekend Hotspot: Arkadia Retrocade

Amanda Thattanakham, Alex Curiel, and Rachel Baker

April 6, 2015

The energy level is high as you enter the Arkadia Retrocade. Immediately after walking into the retro-feel lounge, you’re greeted by owner, Shea Mathis, instantly feeling welcomed. “Just five dollars. No tokens, no tickets, no re-entry fee. You’re buying it for the day. It’s simple and I do...

The Choirs are coming!

Rhiannon Fields

March 10, 2015

This year, Har-Ber high school is playing host to over 100 schools and their choirs for this year’s Choral Performance Assessment, or CPA. This assessment is traded back and forth between Bentonville and Har-Ber high schools every other year, and this year it’s the Har-Ber’s turn. “We get...

Super Bowl commercials make statement

Rachel Baker, A&E

February 9, 2015

For many viewers, the Super Bowl commercials are just as anticipated as the actual game. Super Bowl XLIX on February 1st was no different. From light-hearted and comical to heavy and depressing, these commercials continued to entertain, move, and make statements. The viewers could take a couple different...

Volunteer Opportunities

Kerrigan Reading, Features Editor

February 6, 2015

All eyes are on you as you make the shameful walk to the front of the room during a club meeting. It has just been announced that you have not turned in your community service hours for the semester. You are faced with the embarrassing threat of being put on academic probation for your lack of involvement...

The Bachelor

Joanna Keck

February 6, 2015

From year to year the traditions of the “Bachelor/Bachelorette” saga may vary, but the one characteristic that will never let us down is the ridiculously great looking people they provide for us to gawk at all season long. Chris Soules will be the 2015 “bachelor” looking for love, but this is...

The Wildcat Band takes All Region

Rachel Baker

February 6, 2015

The All Region Band Clinic that took place Jan. 17-18 comprised of the best band members throughout the area. The clinic was held at Har-Ber, where the average band student was separated from the top musician who will take on competition at the state level. With 246 students making up the Wildcat...

‘Annie’ gets hard knock reviews

Jordan Setser, Reporter

February 5, 2015

The remake of the 1982 film, “Annie” made its way towards theaters Dec. 19. This fun, kid friendly movie captured the attention of most families while portraying an orphan girl looking for her parents and stumbling upon a different kind of guardian. However, it was built up and did not meet expectations...

Students binge watch Netflix TV shows

Holland Primm, Editor

February 5, 2015

Boredom struck senior Sarah Taylor as she sat in the backseat of the car on the seventeen hour drive to Crested Butte, Colorado. Rather than continue to wallow in a state of monotony, she proceeded to unlock her dad’s iPad, open Netflix, and watch hours upon hours of Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill, and...

Fifty Shades of Grey stirs up controversy in young viewers

Caty Langston, A&E Editor

February 5, 2015

The so called “most anticipated movie of the summer” by IMOb, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” will be released to theaters Feb. 14 this year. The film is based on the “erotic romance novel” by E.L. James. Many viewers are questioning the rating that has been given to the movie, rated R, instead of...

Taylor Swift’s 1989 album breaks records

Caty Langston, A&E editor

February 5, 2015

Platinum. Taylor Swift’s new album “1989” is the first album of the year to go platinum, and it’s November. It sold 1.287 million copies in the first week of sales. Her first song that was released, “Shake it Off”, immediately became number one on the billboards  and maintained that spot...

Don’t Mock the Mockingjay

Caty Langston, A&E editor

February 5, 2015

Mockingjay - Part One, the third movie of the trilogy based on Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series, was released in theatres Nov. 20, and it was the best one yet. As Katniss Everdeen, the main character, wakes up in a panicked haze, she finds herself in a District 13 hospital room. From the beginning...

Difference in football rules

Caty Langston, A&E editor

February 5, 2015

NFL vs. College vs. High School   The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 with a total of ten teams spanning through four states. Now with a mass of 32 teams, the organization has grown immensely throughout the years. With a growth in teams, a growth in popularity and fan base is ...

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