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‘The Predator:’ entertainment at its finest

‘The Predator:’ entertainment at its finest

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Shane Black’s newest film, “The Predator”, is the latest installment in the Predator franchise. The reviews are out and most critics are not too impressed. Others, however, are incredibly pleased with Black’s comedy driven sci-fi gorefest. The movie starts with a bang (literally and figuratively). The f...

‘Chris’: French Revolutionary in modern day

‘Chris’: French Revolutionary in modern day

Timothy Stolp, Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The name Chris is fairly common, at least in America. However, as Christine and the Queens will make clear on their second album, “Chris” is anything but ordinary. Héloïse Letissier, commonly known by her stagename, Christine and the Queens, has made a name for herself in Europe as a France-base...

‘Tickled’: journalistic integrity of docu-thriller

‘Tickled’: journalistic integrity of docu-thriller

Timothy Stolp, Entertainment Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers ahead! David Farrier, a New Zealand journalist, did not expect to find a dark underbelly of deceit and crime hiding in the world of “competitive endurance tickling” videos he stumbled upon. Shockingly, however, the story unwound itself to reveal darkness at every turn. In ...

“In The Blue Light:” old songs, new vibe

“In The Blue Light:” old songs, new vibe

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

World-renowned singer-songwriter Paul Simon is once again at the vanguard of innovative and original music. But this time around it's a little different. Simon’s new LP “In The Blue Light” is a collection of reworks, rewrites and rearrangements of the songs he thought needed an update. The album...

Summer wrap-up: major music moments

Summer wrap-up: major music moments

Timothy Stolp, Entertainment Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Despite the incessant heat and massive swell in bug population, this summer brought golden tans and golden tunes to enjoy regardless of the season. In 2018, LHS students have a wealth of summer releases to appreciate from Beach House and Shawn Mendes at the beginning of the summer to Ariana Grande...

Opt out or get out

Opt out or get out

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

     Over the past few months, Facebook’s data sharing system has been a hot topic in the social media world. While some people have chosen to delete their accounts and unplug from Facebook entirely, others are looking for a more painless solution.      Many people know of the controversy ...

BOOKS! READ ALL ABOUT IT: Easy Summer Reads 2018

BOOKS! READ ALL ABOUT IT: Easy Summer Reads 2018

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Ughhhhhhh, READING? Yeah, don’t act like the only activities that you do to exercise your watered-down mind during the summer are the occasional summer reading assignment and skimming the descriptions of Netflix shows. We’ve all been there. What if I told you that there was a way to prevent your brain fr...

V2: what happened?

V2: what happened?

Lily Becker, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

At the beginning of December, many hearts glowed while they glanced over a brief photo with the letter V and the number 2 side by side on a light mint green background. That is when Dom Hoffman posted a tease of what he claimed to be the new “Vine.” Hoffman spoke about how it would be similar to Vine...

Summer 2018 has big things in store for rap

Summer 2018 has big things in store for rap

Jack Fehrs, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Many notable artists will be releasing projects this summer to fans anxious for music to fulfill their summer time itch. First and foremost, Drake will be releasing his album “Scorpion” sometime in June. This marks Drake’s first full album release since he released “More Life” in March of...

“The story of Adidon” Pusha T releases his diss track

“The story of Adidon” Pusha T releases his diss track

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Drake is one of the most well-known rappers of the 21st century, from his radio hits such as "Hotline Bling" to his multi platinum albums “More Life” or “Take Care,” it's easy to say Drake has made a name for himself in the rap industry. With his newest album “Scorpion” dropping sometime in June Drake...

‘Bachelorette’ kickoff

‘Bachelorette’ kickoff

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer, Meet the Varsity Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The time has come where millions of people from all over the country begin to spend their Monday nights gathered around the TV to watch 28 men fight for one woman’s heart. A show that is a guilty pleasure for most Americans no matter how hard they try to avoid it. It is “Bachelorette” season. ...

New flicks on Netflix

New flicks on Netflix

Ellie Lamberty, Meet the Varsity

May 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment

Netflix rebooted their system just in time for summer binge-watching to begin. Plenty of series labeled as “must watch” were updated with their second or third season, while other new movies and shows were put on the chopping block. Some shows were instant hits and left viewers staying up until r...