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Discover the Ancient Lands of Egypt

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

Since October 2017, “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” has gotten positive feedback for its open-world aspect and mechanics. The vast land of Egypt is amazing and certain aspects of it are historically accurate, but the developers at Ubisoft want to let the players go deeper into the ancient world. They cr...

The Rise of Korean Pop

Emily Christian, Columnist

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

At the mention of hit K-pop band “BTS,” a rumble shakes the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the location for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The unmistakable sound of hundreds of teen females overpowers host Kelly Clarkson, forcing her to put on her huge, hot pink earmuffs. It’s the ARMY. Armed with fan...

Isle of Dogs: An Album Review

Reese Bennett, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Music

Although I would never consider myself an extremely invested Wes Anderson fan, I do love a lot of his movies, and for me, it’s safe to say that “Isle of Dogs” did not disappoint. One of the best aspects of it for me was the music, composed by Academy Award-winning artist Alexandre Desplat, who a...

Fandom Rant Radio

Fandom Rant Radio

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

There was an idea: to bring together a group of remarkable people to see if we could become something more, so when they needed us, we could fight the battles that they never could. That is what Fandom Rant Radio began as--an idea, a seed planted in the minds of Horizon Honors alums Jack and Ryan Kenz...

Lasting a Lifetime

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Television

These shows and songs have broken records upon records, and even with new waves of music and TV shows that rise to popularity, they still don't replace the older industry. This is for many reasons, one example coming from the show “Friends.” This popular show is seen as “iconic,” Adam Sternberg...

Long-Lasting Shows & Songs

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Television

These shows and songs have broken records upon records, and even with new waves of music and TV shows that rise to popularity, they still don't replace the older industry. This is for many reasons, one example coming from the show “Friends.” This popular show is seen as “iconic,” Adam Sternberg...

Oldies But Goldies

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Television

With less options for pre-teen shows on Disney and Nickelodeon today, many people remember the golden era of teen comedies, from the late 90s to the early 2000s. Lots of the most popular shows of their time ended for reasons unrelated to the show itself. As time goes on, the casts move on to bigger and...

What Happened to The Old Kanye?

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Diversity, Features, Music

Kanye West seems to be back on Twitter as usual. Instead of telling us when “Love Everyone” will be coming out, he brought renewed attention to himself over the past week with some controversial tweets. Last time he was on Twitter was in November 2016, when he was hospitalized for exhaustion and...

Fourtnite

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

Recently, meteors can be spotted in the sky of the Fortnite map, which cause many to believe that a dinosaur theme will be implemented for season four. A recent skin release, the “Tricera Ops”, was added to the games shop menu recently available for purchase, for 2,000 V Bucks (Fortnite’s in-game c...

History Has Its Eyes on “Hamilton”

Emily Christian, Columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

Many are familiar with the opening song “Alexander Hamilton,” which beautifully introduces Hamilton’s (Jimmie “JJ” Jeter) story and the roles of important figures in his life. This first song integrates both traditional ensemble, solo, and hints of rap, but its slow pace doesn’t set up for ...

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