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A letter to Bachelor Nation

Jennifer Walker, Linnea Kennedy, and Madeline Smyser

May 30, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Alright Bachelor Nation, it’s that time of year again.      Our newest bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, has started her journey to find love and things are already getting heated.     Rachel is a lawyer from Dallas, T...

Top Six Must-see Summer Movies

Madeline Smyser and Linnea Kennedy

May 23, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

1. Spider-Man Homecoming- July 7th   The next installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is almost here! Peter Parker (#3 and my personal favorite so far) has recently come home from his thrilling experience with the ...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Blakely Dimiero and Peyton Klam

May 16, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

The new film, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ranked number one in box office scores for the first week of it’s premiere. Vol. 2 is all about family, about how everyone, even a God, tries to overcome loneliness and find purpose. Th...

Book Review: You Were Here

Ashley Chase, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The book “You Were Here” by Cori McCarthy is a story of a grieving teenage girl, Jaycee Strangelove, who finds solace in remembering her dead brother Jake by literally standing where he stood- which often happens to be in so...

Unravel Me book review

Caitlin McKeand, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi is the second book in the Shatter Me trilogy and takes place after Juliette, the main character, has escaped to Omega Point, a place where people with powers such as hers are free to be who they are an...

5 Easy Promposal Ideas

Madeline Smyser, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Seniors and juniors: it’s crunch time. Prom is less than three weeks away and if you still want to ask that girl (or guy!), you need to do it soon! Here are some fun, easy promposal ideas... Pizza-posal All you need is a Sha...

‘Boss Baby’ movie review

Alaina Malone, Vandegrift Voice Staff Reporter

April 17, 2017

Filed under Music/Movies/Television

  The film ‘Boss Baby’ was released into theaters on March 13. The movie, originally based on an children's book written and illustrated by author Marla Frazee, is a comical animated movie based on the perspective...

A guide to Shakespeare’s plays

Hadley Hudson, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2017

Filed under Books, Entertainment

William Shakespeare is one of the most frequently read authors for school, and many students have read Shakespeare’s plays for school and for pleasure. Although these stories are read by many, some of his best works are unkn...

Live-action Beauty and the Beast review

Linnea Kennedy, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

Last weekend, I went to go see the new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as leads. The movie is much like the original, with the addition of several character backstories which, i...

13 reasons why review

Kate Schulte and Lane Williard

April 10, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

Netflix recently released a new drama television series on March 31 called “13 Reasons Why.” In the series the main character Hannah Baker committed suicide and recorded seven cassette tapes about the 13 reasons why she ch...

Moana Movie Review

Caitlin McKeand, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

Moana came to theaters in 2016 with a pretty big idea: a Disney movie with no prince/love interest. That’s pretty big for Disney, and I was all for it. “An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During ...

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Movie Review

Caitlin McKeand, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

The 1991 Disney movie Beauty and the Beast has always been considered a classic. Now, in 2017 a new rendition has come to light as a live action movie. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens are the main leads with Bill Condon as director. ...

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