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Pats vs. Cats

Pats vs. Cats

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

Ever since Freedom High School first opened its doors in 2002, they have been rivals with Wharton High School. School spirit is through the roof for the Wharton vs. Freedom football game on September 25th, 2015. Signs are posted all around Freedom saying “BEAT WHARTON FRIDAY @ 7:30” or “DUBS DO...

Microsoft Will Guess Your Age and Gender

Microsoft Will Guess Your Age and Gender

Catherine Weng, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Microsoft’s “How Old Do I Look?” tool will try to guess the age and gender of the subjects of a photo uploaded to the website, how-old.net. While it is fairly accurate at identifying faces and determining gender, the ages it guesses can be hilariously wrong. Josh Lowensohn, from The Verge, wrote, ...

“The Virus Is Spreading” Korotory Goes to Play Around the U.S.

“The Virus Is Spreading” Korotory Goes to Play Around the U.S.

Joseph Lambert, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Korotory is an American Thrash, Death, and Groove metal band located in Long Island, New York. Dating from 1995 to the present, Korotory has been a self-funded and self-cover band until now. Korotory has been playing hardcore music since the mid-1990s and continues to reign its brutal terror of music...

Insurgent

Insurgent

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The success of the movie “Divergent”, inspired by Veronica Roth, immediately gave the sequel “Insurgent” a green light for production. After a long year of anxiously waiting, the movie adaptation of Roth’s novel “Insurgent” was recently released to theaters. High hopes were set for the...

An Overview of the Oscars

An Overview of the Oscars

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Another glamorous night was celebrated at the 87th annual Academy Awards while the host Neil Patrick Harris successfully entertained the star studded audience for over three hours. Harris, famous for his role in ‘How I met Your Mother’, began the show with a musical number dedicated to ‘moving ...

Fifty Shades, Big Box Office Hit

Fifty Shades, Big Box Office Hit

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

This Valentine’s Day, many couples ditched the romantic dinner and flocked to the movie theaters to see the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. The 2011 novel was deemed “Popular Fiction Book of the Year” at the National Book Awards a year after publication. E.L. James’s bestseller gave fan...

Project Almanac

Project Almanac

Diana Mascio, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

“It's dumb. So dumb, in fact, that it makes the science behind Sharknado seem sound.” Says Kevin Carr of 7M pictures on the new movie Project Almanac. Project Almanac was a cliché teenage time travel movie that was disappointing beyond belief.  In fact the directors should have gone back in...

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Meets Mixed Reviews

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Meets Mixed Reviews

Kevin Chow, Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The Battle of the Five Armies marks the ending of a legendary series, and possibly the end of movie adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s works. When Peter Jackson adapted the Lord of the Rings, the followers complained. When Peter Jackson adapted the hobbit, people still complained.  Jackson has brought...

Biggest Loser Losing Viewership

Biggest Loser Losing Viewership

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Viewer ratings for NBC’s popular reality show “The Biggest Loser” might fall flat this season due to speculations of mistreatment of contestants behind the camera. As the show was preparing to head into its 16th season, former contestant Kai Hibbard spoke out about her inhumane “Biggest Loser” e...

Worsnop Leaves Asking Alexandria

Worsnop Leaves Asking Alexandria

Savannah Embry, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

In 2008, an English metal core band was formed by Ben Bruce and Danny Worsnop called Asking Alexandria. For 8 years they would play hundreds of shows, tour around the world, write 4 albums and have fun doing it. So we were led on to believe. On Thursday, January 22nd, Danny Worsnop the co-founder and fron...

Woman in Black 2

Woman in Black 2

Diana Mascio, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

She never forgives. She never forgets. She never left. Directed by Tom Harper and written by Jon Croker, “Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death,” is a must-see horror thriller film filled with suspense, a well thought out plot, and the gruesome murders of multiple children. 40 years after Arthur K...

Bonnaroo 2015

Bonnaroo 2015

Pheobe Dudney, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever heard of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard? It turns out, neither have most people. Bonnaroo, a popular music and arts festival in Tennessee, released their highly anticipated lineup for their 13th annual event. Despite headliners such as Billy Joel, Mumford and Sons, Kendrick Lamar a...

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