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Edge of being mediocre

Edge of being mediocre

Kat Steffen, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Perspectives

“The Edge of Seventeen” is a movie that is on the edge of being mediocre and tries too hard to relate to teenagers.Hailee Steinfeld does an amazing job playing Nadine, who is an exaggeratedly awkward and egocentric teenager. Steinfeld is her own worst enemy. All of Steinfeld’s  problems are her own f...

The Statesman goes thrifting

The Statesman goes thrifting

Landon DeBoer, Caroline Sudbeck, and Riley Rasmussen

March 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3l2ml_KFzQ

‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley’ dives into scandal and fraud

‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley’ dives into scandal and fraud

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers ahead. The word Theranos; a hybrid of the words therapy and diagnosis. Simple, innovative and simply ahead of its time. Similar to its namesake, once revered inventor Elizabeth Holmes’ $9 billion company was set to revolutionize the healthcare and technological industries by storm....

Everything you missed from the 2019 Oscars

Everything you missed from the 2019 Oscars

Lauren Bickett, Staff writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Once a year Hollywood’s class of elite gathers to celebrate film and receive recognition for their work. Film critics, actors and actresses and everyone involved in the film process gathered at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. If you were not able to view the show this year, this is what you missed f...

Fahrenheit 11/9: Exposing the political problems of the U.S.

Fahrenheit 11/9: Exposing the political problems of the U.S.

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers ahead. Michael Moore’s enlightening documentary, “Fahrenheit 11/9,” reveals the events that led to the unsuspected election of President Donald Trump on Nov. 9, 2016. Moore’s exposé on the 2016 Presidential election and how President Trump won the presidency is infor...

The Lego Movie 2 is ‘Lego’ndary

The Lego Movie 2 is ‘Lego’ndary

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

'The animated market is full of shameless cash grabs which are often based off of a suited guy in a boardroom saying “Hey, *blank* is pretty popular. Let’s make a children’s movie about it”. “The Lego Movie” (2014) may have started out like that, but it ended up surprising many viewers with...

Girls can be serial killers too….

Girls can be serial killers too….

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

The majority of the most notorious serial killers are men. That is pretty sad. Women have to put up with so much exclusion already, and now they are receiving no appreciation for the crimes they have committed. There is so much time, preparation and planning that goes into being a serial killer and ...

Tunes for your winter blues

Tunes for your winter blues

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Living in South Dakota often makes one feel as if they are trapped inside of a snowglobe; consisting of inescapable, never-ending, winter and snow. Even though we cannot control the weather, we can control our attitudes as we await the sunnier days of spring and summer approaching. This time of y...

Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron’s new movie will blow your mind

Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron’s new movie will blow your mind

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

After decades of pushback, a change in directors and five months of shooting, James Cameron finally released his long-awaited “Alita: Battle Angel.” Despite initial skepticism, the film proved to be more than just another sci-fi action movie. “Alita: Battle Angel” was produced and written by James Came...

American Authors changes with the ‘Seasons’

American Authors changes with the ‘Seasons’

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Originally dubbed Blue Pages, the New York-based rock band American Authors was established in 2006 and skyrocketed to popularity after the release of their 2013 song “Best Day of My Life.” Known for their cheerful themes and upbeat melodies, American Authors exists in the same poppy rock genre as...

Blind date with a book

Blind date with a book

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

There is absolutely no reason to worry if you find yourself dateless with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching. This year you have the chance to go on a blind date with a book and honestly, what is better than falling in love with a good book? Maybe, you have a difficult time when it comes to finding a quic...

New creative Netflix series offers an interesting and unique story

New creative Netflix series offers an interesting and unique story

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

  Netflix is known for creating out of the ordinary TV shows. But their newest series, “Sex Education”, may just be the weirdest, wisest, most creative show yet. The show follows Otis Milburn, a 16-year-old high school student who wants nothing more than to be the kid that nobody notices....