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The first episode of the Mandalorian season 3 was released on Mar. 1 and the last episode of the season was released on Apr. 19.

Moving through the galaxy with “The Mandalorian”

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter May 11, 2023

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away a bounty hunter continued his adventures with a small child connected with the force. Created by Jon Favreau, ‘The Mandalorian’ season 3 was released on Mar....

From Mar. 30 through Apr. 2 fans dressed up in costumes to support their favorite franchise and walked around the venue showcasing their costumes. Included is this 3-D printed Clone Trooper costume shown above.

Students go “Mega” at annual fan convention

Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter April 11, 2023

On Mar. 30 through Apr. 2, fans of popular franchises across the country flocked to the Orange County Convention Center to attend MegaCon. MegaCon is an annual event that brings together fans of popular...

Lana Del Reys  Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd made it to the top ten on Billboard 200 soon after being released.

“Did you know” that Lana Del Rey’s new album is great?

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter April 7, 2023

Lana Del Rey, a pivotal member of today’s music industry, has easily become one of the most influential singer-songwriters of this time. Through her lyrics and pristine voice, Del Rey has spoken to millions...

Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania was released on Feb.17, and the quickly dubbed the number one movie in the world. The movie was the third installment of the Antman films.

“Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania” stings the competition.

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter March 21, 2023

On Feb. 17 “Antman and The Wasp: Quantumania” was released in theaters worldwide. It was much anticipated and became the number one movie in the world on its opening weekend, bringing in $144 million....

The Chosen episode eight showcased the witnessing of multiple miracles such as the multiplying of the five loaves of bread and two fish and Jesus walking on water. The well awaited finale left fans emotionally speechless and on the edge of their seats the whole time. The Chosen is a series that anyone can connect to and has made an impact all over the world.

Season three finale of “The Chosen” creates waves in the box office

Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter February 28, 2023

On Feb. 2, the season three finale of The Chosen aired as a special Fathom Event in movie theaters worldwide. The season finale consisted of episodes seven and eight, intending to be shown in theaters...

In lieu of a real infant, in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2, production opted for the use of a baby doll to play Bella and Edwards daughter Renesmee, which was then replaced with CGI. Cleverly, on Twilight’s official Instagram page, this image was captioned “no halloween costume will ever be scarier than this”, a self-aware nod to the fandom’s overflowing agreement that the doll is shockingly creepy and ugly.

“Twilight” on the silver screen: the silliness within the serious

Avery Ranum, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2023

Twilight, starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, follows Bella Swan (Stewart) as she falls for the mysterious Edward Cullen (Pattinson) and is consequently plunged into the world...

Abbreviated to mean “biography picture”, a biopic film is one that dedicates itself to telling the life story of a particular person or group of people, often those from a previous time who have maintained a status of cultural relevance and fascination even in this day and age. Alongside Whitney Houston, some other celebrities who have had biopics made about them are Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury, Johnny Cash, and Marilyn Monroe.

‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ falls flat

Annaliese Long, Section Editor January 26, 2023

With its release to theaters on Fri., Dec. 23, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” has become the latest addition to an increasingly long list of celebrity biopics to hit the big screen in recent years....

Released on Dec. 16, Avatar: The Way of Water was a complete and utter disappointment. From the revolving plot to the unnecessary characters, this film left much to be desired.

“Avatar: The Way of Water”: droning on and drowning the franchise

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter January 19, 2023

The release of the first “Avatar” movie was a large success. It has turned into a widely celebrated franchise and now has its own land located in Animal Kingdom. There is no doubt that there was excitement...

Rainbow Kitten Surprise’s performance in Nashville, Tennessee was accompanied by exquisite light and stage components. As an avid fan, this concert was better than I ever could have imagined.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise: surprisingly amazing

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter January 12, 2023

Formed in Boone, North Carolina, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, a growing alternative band, has quickly accumulated popularity among music gurus globally. With mesmerizing vocals and instrumental components,...

Released on Wednesday Nov. 23 this show gives many chills and thrills.

Wednesday: The world through Wednesday Addams

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter December 10, 2022

This Thanksgiving season was an exciting one. Not just because of the delicious apple pie and sweet potato casserole, but because there was a new television series coming out that I had waited for with...

According to, The Menu premiered in 3100 theaters on its first day, making over $3.6 million.

The Menu: a recipe to success

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter November 28, 2022

Released to theaters on Nov. 18, “The Menu” quickly became a must-watch for movie goers across the country. Including excellent performances by actress Anya Taylor-Joy, who played Margot, and Ralph...

This year, Hallmark begun its famous countdown to Christmas on Oct. 21. This meant the network would begin showing round-the-clock holiday programming, including premieres for numerous original holiday films.

Hallmark movies: hit or miss

Makayla Martindale and Julia Hubbell November 20, 2022

During the holiday season, Hallmark movies become front and center. Some love the heartwarming tales, others recognize the cookie-cutter format each film follows. This leads to the ultimate question: are...

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