Wonder Brings to Light Universal Experiences

By: Kayla Stephensen While Wonder came out two years ago, it is a story whose ideas are still prevalent. Bullying and teasing about any imperfection are always going on, and insecurities of adolescents never get old. As the main character Auggie, a 5th grade boy with facial deformities, exclaims at his mom, “I’m ugly mom!” and proceeds to cry. The mother, as most of ours … Continue reading Wonder Brings to Light Universal Experiences

BHS Prepares for Beauty and The Beast

by Emily Lewis Before the fateful week in which students attend in-school performances of the Spring 2019 Musical, Beauty and the Beast, preparations take place for months on end. In the afternoon hours following school, a dedicated group of students works to build and paint the set that will offer a home to the musical at the end of April. From a two-story castle to … Continue reading BHS Prepares for Beauty and The Beast

An Intergalactic Celebration in Chicago

by Emily Lewis Every year or so, Star Wars fans from across the world come together in a select city to celebrate the legacy and continuation of the franchise. This year, Chicago hosted one of the largest Celebrations to date, with over 70,000 fans in attendance. From panels highlighting actors and new movies to vendors selling the most collectible items, it’s easy to get overwhelmed … Continue reading An Intergalactic Celebration in Chicago

Avengers: Endgame trailer dropped and fans are suspicious

By Mackenzie Pittman *MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR* Sadly, the last Avenger movie, Avengers: Endgame, is scheduled to release on April 26. The trailer for the film was published on March 14, and Marvel stated the film will focus on how the Avenger plan to take “one final stand” against Thanos. The previous movie, Avengers: Infinity War, ended with … Continue reading Avengers: Endgame trailer dropped and fans are suspicious

Movie Featuring Cystic Fibrosis Patients, “Five Feet Apart,” Hits Theaters

By Mackenzie Pittman The movie “Five Feet Apart,” starring Haley Lu Richardson and Coles Sprouse, follows the life of Stella Grant (Richardson), a perfectly normal 17-year-old teenager besides the fact she has Cystic Fibrosis, a life-alternating condition. Her condition forces her to spend the majority of her time in a hospital following routines, setting boundaries, and practicing self-control. Her typical routine changes, however, when she … Continue reading Movie Featuring Cystic Fibrosis Patients, “Five Feet Apart,” Hits Theaters

Captain Marvel Opens as Massive Success

By: Carter Caldwell On 8 March, Marvel Studios released the 21st entry of their ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel.  The film, which is set in 1995, covers the course of 22 hours, and almost entirely before the more heavy hitter plots of Avengers and Iron Man.  In order to preserve the illusion that the film actually took place in the 90s, actors such as … Continue reading Captain Marvel Opens as Massive Success

Jonas Brothers shock fans with the group’s reunion

By Mackenzie Pittman March 1, 2019 marked the release of “Sucker,” the Jonas Brothers first song produced since their break up in 2013. Fans were shocked by the seemingly impromptu reunion from the early 2000 pop group. News that the band was getting back together hit the public on February 28 in an episode of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke starring the three brothers. A series … Continue reading Jonas Brothers shock fans with the group’s reunion

Book Review: Mistborn is Epic Fantasy at its Finest

By: Emily Bevelhymer There are few reads more exciting and entertaining than an epic fantasy. In Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, the Lord Ruler is the emperor of this fantasy world and has suppressed the empire. The magic system in the world allows people to burn different metals and receive different powers from the metals. A group of misfits rise up to defeat … Continue reading Book Review: Mistborn is Epic Fantasy at its Finest

Enjoy some mystery reads this Spring Break

By: Emily Bevelhymer As the anticipation builds for spring break, now is the perfect time to acquire beach reads. There are few things more enjoyable than sitting in the sun, listening to the ocean with a good book in hand. Here are some recommendations for the perfect book to read while soaking in the rays. A Man Called Ove – The novel A Man Called … Continue reading Enjoy some mystery reads this Spring Break