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New Divergent Movie Surges Into Theaters

New Divergent Movie Surges Into Theaters

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers! On March 20, “Insurgent,” the second movie of the bestselling trilogy Divergent was finally released, after a long-awaited year. So, of course, being the avid moviegoer and Divergent fan I am, I saw “Insurgent” the first day it was released. It exc...

Carlile Joins Folk and Rock With Success, The Firewatcher’s Daughter

Carlile Joins Folk and Rock With Success, The Firewatcher’s Daughter

Tom Ackerman, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2015

Brandi Carlile brings a passion and soul to her recent record that feeds the credibility and grit of the classic American singer-songwriter with her folk based rock album, “The Firewatcher’s Daughter.” The album incorporates tunes of fairly simple composition yet with powerful meaning and wr...

New, Modernized ‘Cinderella’ Debuts

New, Modernized ‘Cinderella’ Debuts

Emily Hamilton, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015

On March 13, Disney’s new “Cinderella” movie will be released in theaters. Cinderella is a well-known and well-loved fairy-tale, and there are many versions of the story, but most versions maintain a basic story line. Cinderella’s mother died and years later, her father remarried a woman who...

2015 Music Album Reviews

Sara Thunga, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

The following albums were chosen to review because they are the top five most recent albums that have appeared to be the most popular and the most bought on iTunes. The new albums are by a mixture of returning legends and up-and-coming artists, and vary from the genres of alternative/rock to pop to rap...

U2 Refuses to Disappoint with Release of Songs of Innocence

U2 Refuses to Disappoint with Release of Songs of Innocence

Tom Ackerman, Opinion Editor

March 5, 2015

In an honest and true stride, U2 claims bragging rights to yet another inspiring and prolific record for the masses: Songs of Innocence. Dripping with remnants of past pain and oozing with steadfast resilience, the album captures a set of masterfully constructed tracks from start to end. Through lead s...

Jupiter Ascending: Worth the Watch?

Jupiter Ascending: Worth the Watch?

Sara Thunga, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015

The film “Jupiter Ascending” follows Jupiter Jones, played by Mila Kunis, as she discovers who she really is and how valuable she is to Earth. Jupiter grows up in a large and dirt-poor family with the unfortunate job of cleaning toilets for wealthy people. Despite being born under the night sky with...

New Year, New Netflix

New Year, New Netflix

Kayla Fiore, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

In the past month, around 40 new TV shows and movies were added to the popular streaming website, Netflix. Almost double of that amount were taken off the site. The rave for Netflix seems to be increasing at LHS; even teachers like Christee Joesten, have been noticing its popularity. At the beginning...

The Importance of Being Earnest coming to LHS

The Importance of Being Earnest coming to LHS

Gabby Struik, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

The winter play, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” is debuting Friday, Feb. 13, and according to cast members, it will make the audience laugh, cry and wish they were part of the theater community. Times of the show are 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. Activity passes...

Jumping to New Heights

Jumping to New Heights

Marijke Sommer, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

Nicole Dorcy, a junior who has been horseback riding for approximately nine years, qualified for the National Hunter Equestrian Competition, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington from Aug. 3 - 5. For her events, Dorcy will be riding her horse, My Dear Watson, a half-thoroughbred,...

A Year In Review: 2014

A Year In Review: 2014

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

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