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Maize Track Meet Gallery

Maize Track Meet Gallery

SaDante Person, Staff Photographer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Sports, Photos, Sports

On April 5th Junction City was invited to an invitation meet at Maize.  

Three Ways To Buy Hype Sneakers And Streetwear

Three Ways To Buy Hype Sneakers And Streetwear

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The sneakerhead and streetwear community has grown immensely in the last few years. Every day, more and more kids want to get their hands on the newest brand name clothing items. However, many don’t know how to find them. Here are three ways to score trendy clothes and shoes.  SNKRS This is Ni...

PHOTOS: Sweeney Todd: The Musical

PHOTOS: Sweeney Todd: The Musical

Lauren Coffman, Photographer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Photos, Showcase

Sweeney Todd: The Musical was performed in Settles Auditorium March 8, 9, and 10.

10 Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break

10 Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

For JCHS, spring break starts on the March and ends on the 25th. That means there is a little over a week for spring break 2018! If your past breaks haven’t been too eventful or you just need new ideas to spice it up this spring, there are always new and exciting things to try this upcoming break! ...

Snapchat’s New Update Is A Major Fail

Snapchat’s New Update Is A Major Fail

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The new Snapchat update has received some mixed reviews over the past couple of weeks -  mainly bad ones. There is good reasoning for the hatred too; for starters, the update is anything but simple. The layout is messy and unorganized, with every feature in places that are basically hidden. On the righ...

Hobbies For When You’re Not Good At Keeping Hobbies

Hobbies For When You’re Not Good At Keeping Hobbies

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

  Binge-watching Netflix and searching through every Youtube tutorial is cool, but how much cooler would it be if you had a real hobby? If you can never think of an answer when someone asks ‘what do you do for fun’, this list of ideas may help you create a more interesting conversation - and ev...

How Black Panther Has Transcended Trap Music

How Black Panther Has Transcended Trap Music

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Marvel’s newest edition to their cinematic universe, Black Panther, has been one of their most unique entries to date; from their choice of having an almost entirely all-black cast to their soundtrack. Kendrick Lamar had creative freedom to create an album that he believed would represent Wakanda...

REVIEW: Black Panther – The World of Wakanda

REVIEW: Black Panther – The World of Wakanda

Tray Minor, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The film Black Panther is one of the best Marvel films to date. From the casting, to the performances, to the story, everything was done so well. It is set in present day but often flashes back to the past for story purposes. Chadwick Boseman delivered as the main protagonist, T’Challa. T’Challa...

Atypical TV Series Review

Atypical TV Series Review

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The TV series “Atypical” is a fictional thought-provoking series that follows around Sam, a teenage boy with autism, and his close friends and family members as he struggles with day-to-day life. “Atypical” views the world through Sam’s perspective, revealing the hard truth of autism and how...

Five Throwback Albums To Refresh Your Playlist

Five Throwback Albums To Refresh Your Playlist

Tray Minor, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Are you stuck listening on the same three albums by the same artists? A lot of people find their playlists dry and they ask to get put on new music. I’ve picked the top five best throwback albums to get you into the groove of things and more importantly expand your horizons. 5- “The Miseducation of Laur...

Review: Flicker by Niall Horan

Review: Flicker by Niall Horan

Olivia Knerr, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The album Flicker, released in October 2017 by Niall Horan- better known as being a member of the boy band One Direction- consists of 13 songs. It surpassed Harry Styles’ self-titled album sales, making it the number one bought album from a One Direction member. The album, so far, has sold 546,673...

The Rise of eSports

The Rise of eSports

Caleb Caruso, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

While professional gamers are usually not seen as real athletes, the world of eSports is growing at an exponential rate and shows no signs of stopping. ESports are rapidly becoming one of the world’s top sources of entertainment with over 200 million frequent viewers, according to statista.com. Electronic Sports, more commonly known as ‘eSports’ has been around for many years. Professional video ga...

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