The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

Dune released on October 22 in theaters and on HBO Max. TRLs Audrey McCaffity said that the story somehow feels underdeveloped.

Review: ‘Dune’ relies on the cast instead of story

Audrey McCaffity , Section Editor November 3, 2021

Based on the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert, “Dune” provides viewers with a classic science-fiction story while setting up the foundation for a franchise. “Dune” released on Oct. 22 and brought in...

Staff members submitted their best pumpkins for a Halloween competition. TRLs Ashlan Morgan rated the six designs students voted on.

Carving creativity

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

For Halloween, six staff members participated in a pumpkin carving contest. Students voted on the pumpkins for three categories: most creative design, scariest design, and best in show. TRL’s Ashlan...

Junior Chris Dechant plays his solo in the bands program Siren. The band wrapped up their marching season at the UIL area competition this weekend.

Band places ninth at area

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

The band competed at a UIL competition on Oct. 16 and received straight 1s. The band advanced to the area competition on Oct. 23 and placed ninth out of the 22 bands competing. “We had a lot of good...

Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion

Sydney Stout October 25, 2021

With the fall season coming up and the colder weather “falling,” TRL’s Sydney Stout shares some of her personal fall fashion favorites. TRL Fall Fashion by Kaitlin Anderson

Coldplay released their album on October 15. TRLs Mathias Alling said that it is is disappointing and lacks polish.

Review: Coldplay’s ‘Music of the Spheres’ is a let down

Mathias Alling, Section Editor October 20, 2021

Coldplay’s new album, “Music of the Spheres,” features 12 songs for a total run time of 47 minutes and 50 seconds. The band wrote the album during quarantine and collaborated with artists BTS, Selena...

Adele released her lead single Easy on Me on October 15. TRLs Audrey McCaffity said that it is just as iconic as her past works.

Review: Adele’s “Easy on Me” is open, raw

Audrey McCaffity , Section Editor October 19, 2021

After last releasing an album in 2015, Adele released her lead single, “Easy on Me,” before her November release of “30.” The song has been consistently in the No. 1 streaming spot on Spotify since...

TRLs Eleanor Koehn tried three different chocolate chip cookies for this edition of Best in Texas. Koehn picked JDs Chipperys cookie as the Best in Texas.

Best in Texas: Cookies

Eleanor Koehn, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

A chocolate chip cookie is a staple treat that is hard to mess up. Although they are hard to get wrong, perfecting one is a challenge. There are many factors that go into a perfect cookie: the proportion...

Squid Game has become Netflixs most watched series since its release on September 17. TRLs Audrey McCaffity said that it is so different from the basic shows Netflix often offers.

Review: ‘Squid Game’ brings unique story to Netflix’s platform

Audrey McCaffity , Section Editor October 14, 2021

Large amounts of debt have led many people in the world of “Squid Game,” to voluntarily compete for a chance at billions of dollars; however, their life is on the line. “Squid Game” is a Korean...

The name Burger 82 originates from the perfect meat to fat ratio. Burger 82 believes that the perfect ratio to be 80-20.

Review: Fresh flavors

Eleanor Koehn, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Burger 82 is a relatively new local business to the Allen area. The 82 in the name stands for 80-20, the meat to fat ratio that supposedly makes the perfect burger. Although the restaurant is new to the...

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