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Review: ‘Paddington 2’ pawsitively surpasses original

Review: ‘Paddington 2’ pawsitively surpasses original

Joe Cross, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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If you follow film-related accounts on Twitter, you’ll have noticed something odd over the past few weeks: constant, rapturous praise for “Paddington 2.” But make no mistake, this is not an inside joke like when people ironically claimed “The Emoji Movie” to be a masterpiece, because ...

Review: Best films of 2017

Review: Best films of 2017

Joe Cross, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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With increasingly dark news everywhere one turned, 2017 wasn’t exactly the happiest year in recent memory. But its best, most resonant films offered something often missing from the big screen over the past few years: hope for a brighter future. Whether that hope came through an outlandish dream (“T...

Food Feud: Heavenly hot chocolate

Food Feud: Heavenly hot chocolate

Jackson Willard, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


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In the winter season, one of the most iconic and classic drinks is a warm, uplifting hot chocolate. Below are the top six hot chocolates in the Lucas/Allen area. Sublime: Sublime is located in Watters Creek, and when you walk into the small, comfortable chocolate shop, the first thing you see is fudge and 23 different flavors of chocolate, including pumpkin spice, c...

Dreams, dedication, and drive for dance

Dreams, dedication, and drive for dance

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


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She started at the age of three, aspiring to be a ballerina. Throughout elementary and middle school, tutus and ballet shoes were just a hobby. But in eighth grade, it got serious. In eighth grade, senior Katelyn Cummings realized that dance was her calling. “When I first started, it was kind of just...

Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a stellar addition to the beloved saga

Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a stellar addition to the beloved saga

Hannah Ortega, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


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In 2015, there was an awakening of the force inside Star Wars fans young and old as their favorite franchise blasted back into hyperspace. In 2016, fans went rogue for just one spinoff starring rugged and gritty rebels instead of Jedi. Now, in 2017, the Jedi are back, but is it really their last appearance? Is it really time ...

Playlist: Winter solstice songs

Playlist: Winter solstice songs

Katie Bardwell, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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Winter has begun as we all cross our fingers for snow even though the forecast says 70 degrees and sunny. Below is a  playlist with the songs reminiscent  of cold winter nights and sweet hot chocolate. There are 24 songs  on the playlist, and the following  are my top five: “Bitter Pill” by...

Leaping to the next phase of life

Leaping to the next phase of life

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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Senior Ashton Franquiz lives and breathes being on the stage, whether it’s starring in a musical, serving as a senior lieutenant on the Majestics drill team, or participating in Miss Texas pageants. Franquiz will take her performing experience into the next phase of her life at Oklahoma City Unive...

Star Wars store opens in Fairview Town Center

Star Wars store opens in Fairview Town Center

Noah Van Hooser, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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The market behind collectibles has historically flourished with the support of enthusiasts behind various franchises and companies. Order 66 Toys and its owner Joshua Derozzo have been taking aim at this market for some time now, including the last three months in their current location at the Fairview Tow...

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