Live From New York, SNL Season 40 Begins!

by Bridget Richard The 40th season of Saturday Night Life kicked off last Saturday, September 27, with host Chris Pratt and musical guest Ariana Grande. One new change to the show is the Weekend Update hosts. The segment was hosted by Cecily Strong and Colin Jost after Seth Meyers left the show last February. Now, Michael Che is taking Strong’s place, while Cecily remains a cast … Continue reading Live From New York, SNL Season 40 Begins!

George Clooney Gets Married (Finally)

by Jackie Thompson George Clooney, 53, and his now-wife, Amal Alamuddin, 36, exchanged vows Saturday, September 27, marking the end of Clooney’s reign as the number one most eligible bachelor. The private 30-minute ceremony took place in beautiful Venice, Italy at the historic Aman Canal Grande Venice Hotel. Around 100 guests celebrated the much-anticipated union of the Oscar-winning actor and his human rights attorney fiancée. “The … Continue reading George Clooney Gets Married (Finally)

YouTube star Faces Harassment Charges

by Cayla Destefani YouTube star Sam Pepper faces sexual harassment charges from his recent videos that he posted of him grabbing women’s butts as he asked them for directions. The videos sparked outrage, and ever since a total of 6 women have come forward claiming to have been sexually assaulted by Sam Pepper in the past. After outrage with the “Fake Butt Pinch” prank flared, the … Continue reading YouTube star Faces Harassment Charges

Emma Watson’s Takes Role as Goodwill Ambassador

by Jackie Thompson “It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals. We should stop defining each other by what we are not, and start defining ourselves by who we are.” — Emma Watson Actress Emma Watson spoke at the UN Sunday, Sept 21 in honor of the launch of the HeforShe campaign, which aims to … Continue reading Emma Watson’s Takes Role as Goodwill Ambassador

New Director to Put on Her First Show

by Cayla Destefani BHS English teacher Ms. Grace Brown is to be directing the 2014 fall play “Madam’s Been Murdered, Tea Will Be Late.” The play opens on Thursday, November 20 and closes on Saturday, November 22. For many years the Bellbrook shows have been directed by Ms. Long who is now retired and passing on her legacy to one of her own former students. … Continue reading New Director to Put on Her First Show

Mexican Government Flags Miley for her Performance

by Jackie Thompson Miley Cyrus is under investigation by the Mexican Government after being spanked with the country’s flag on Tuesday. The Wrecking Ball singer’s “Bangerz 2014 Tour” kicked off on Sept 18 in Monterrey. Cyrus was caught on film twerking while sporting a pair of huge fake buttocks and being hit with the Mexican flag by two of her back-up dancers. To make matters … Continue reading Mexican Government Flags Miley for her Performance

Israel and Gaza: A Fiery Fight

by Kate Barton Israel and Gaza have been firing missiles at each other since July 8 due to the kidnapping  and murder of three Israeli teenagers, their bodies found on June 30. Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the boys were victims of “terrorists.” Israel arrested over 300 Palestinians, mostly members of Hamas. Both sides increased their firing of missiles but Israel remained largely unaffected … Continue reading Israel and Gaza: A Fiery Fight

The Mockingjay Lives and Thomas Runs

by Rachel Stewart Two exciting things regarding film happened this week. Fans finally got their first full-length trailer for Mockingjay Part One, the second-to-last movie in The Hunger Games franchise, and a Friday premier of The Maze Runner, a movie about a boy who wakes up in a mysterious maze with no memories. This past Monday, September 15, the first full length trailer of Mockingjay-Part … Continue reading The Mockingjay Lives and Thomas Runs

Upcoming Movies Fall 2014

by Cayla Destefani The box-office will sure be packed this fall when new movies reach the big screen. Fall 2014 is expecting many new hits. Here are just a few highlights September through November: The Maze Runner: Rated PG-13. 1hr 15min. September 19. A boy finds himself in a dangerous maze with no recollection of his life before appearing there. He has nightmares of a … Continue reading Upcoming Movies Fall 2014