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Life beyond the classroom

November 9, 2018


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Teachers are more than just educators who come to school and teach, they are actual people who do fascinating things outside of school. FISHING IN ALASKA Russell Del Grosso, a calculus and pre-calculus teacher, spends every summer commercial fishing for tuna in Alaska. Del Grosso owns and opera...

Get your scare on

Makenna French, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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As the spooky season nears, people want to go do something that puts them in a Halloween mood. 13th Floor Haunted House is a great way to get scared and have a fun time with friends. The 13th Floor changes its attractions every year. The two themes going on this year are The Possession and In the ...

The Riley Report: Preparing for Halloween: the history of horror

Riley James, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to talk about some classic horror films. Horror movies have been around as early as 1896, with ‎Georges Méliès’ Le manoir du diable—also known as The Haunted Castle or The House of the Devil—being the first ever recorded horror film. Horror mov...

New birds in the Nest

Jo Breese, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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This year, Cactus Shadows recruited eight new Nest leaders, whose job is to rile up the crowds at games. “I think we need Nest leaders because, without them, people would just be doing their own thing, different chants would arise,” said Taj Nadesan, a Nest leader. ‘I think Nest leaders are a gr...

Event Calendar

Sara Windom, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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Punxsutawney Phil says “Say hello to 6 more weeks of winter”

Punxsutawney Phil says “Say hello to 6 more weeks of winter”

Riley James, staff writer

February 9, 2018


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“This is pitiful. A thousand people freezing their butts off waiting to worship a rat. What a hype.” “Groundhog Day” is one of the funniest films of all time. In my opinion, I think that this might be Bill Murray's best performance. This was the last time that Harold Ramis and Bill Murray ...

Concert Calenders

Grace Carey, staff

January 30, 2018


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Concerts are a great way to get out and have fun while surrounded by your favorite people.  Not only is the music great but so is the company, and what better time of the year.  It's not too hot yet, and it's certainly not too cold with all the dancing you'll be doing. A few concerts that will be...

The Best Worst Movie Ever

The Best Worst Movie Ever

Riley James, staff writer

January 19, 2018


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The Room… Tommy Wiseau’s cult classic disasterpiece was released in 1 theater on June 27th, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. The film was panned by critics and audiences everywhere and it is known as the worst movie of all time. So, why do so many people love it? Well that is because of one m...

The Diners band rocked the stage at Trunk Space

The Diners band rocked the stage at Trunk Space

Blake Dorame, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


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The Diners, a local band from Phoenix, continue to rock out at all the small venues in town. The Diners recently played at the Trunk Space, a small-scale venue. The pit was small and the stage even smaller, but when The Diners came on, the audience crowded around and sung along to the first song, “Fif...

Horror fans celebrate anniversary of Child’s Play

Horror fans celebrate anniversary of Child’s Play

Riley James, staff writer

November 16, 2017


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 In honor of the 29th anniversary last week, Child’s Play was released on November 9th, 1988. This film is about Charles Lee Ray, the Lakeshore strangler. His name is infamously named after three real-life serial killers, Charles Mansion, Lee Harvey Oswald and Earl Ray. The movie opens with D...

Paper Towns Book Review

Hailey Johnson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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John Green's "Paper Towns" is a captivating, young adult novel about teenage love and the difficulties of growing up. The story takes an interesting turn when Margo Roth Spiegelman, Quentin Jacobsen's secret love, goes missing after the most exciting  night of 18 year old Quentin's life. Green has...

Happy Death Day Thrills Audiences

Averie Brannon, staff

November 15, 2017


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On October 13, Happy Death Day hit the theaters. The fact that it was released on Friday the Thirteenth added to the excitement for the movie.   The movie is about Tree Gelbmen, played by Jessica Rothe, a self-centered college student . On her birthday, September 18th, she wakes up in a dorm room ...

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