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Netflix and Happy

Netflix and Happy

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

When discussing impactful, motivational, or thought-provoking movies, most people will imagine huge blockbusters that reeled in millions on their premiere day. What they don’t realize is that the best is waiting at home, right on their computer screen. The movie “Happy” is a 2011 documentary ...

Monopoly Deal: A Fantastic Alternative

Monopoly Deal: A Fantastic Alternative

Noah Stults, Columnist

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Monopoly is a fun game that many people love, but its problem is that it takes far too long to play. An average Monopoly game takes about two hours to play all the way through, which is inconvenient if you are trying to play a quick family game. A new card game, Monopoly Deal, solves this problem while...

Take A Break With A Book

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Books

There are many things to do over the summer break. Time off from school allows you to swim, hang out with friends and family, and of course, read a good book! The list below is of some of the top books around right now. These are the best books to read according to The New York Times. Top Thrille...

Kanye West’s “ye” Ain’t a Yes From Me

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

Rapper Kanye West released his latest – and shortest – album to date. With a tracklist of seven songs, he dropped his eighth studio album today after hosting a private, high-profile listening party in Wyoming last Thursday. The artwork for “ye,” the eighth album in Kanye's discography, was shot by West...

“Solo” Stands Alone

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” recently came out on May 25. Since then, it has received major hate, mainly because of Han Solo not being portrayed by Harrison Ford, but instead by Alden Ehrenreich. In my opinion, however, this was an amazing Star Wars movie and I don’t understand why people aren’t ...

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...

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