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Falcon and the Winter Soldier review

Falcon and the Winter Soldier review

Billy McGannon, Sports Editor May 20, 2021

Marvel is famous across the world for its spectacular comics and movies, including the movie Avengers: Endgame, sweeping the charts and breaking records. Marvel Studios began in 2008 with half a million...

Documentaries are becoming an increasing form of communication between celebrities and fans. Olivia Wilde, an American actress shared her thoughts on documentaries.

Female Celebrity Documentaries You Must See

Tillie Hogenson, Health and Wellness Editor March 31, 2021

Documentaries can give audiences a peek behind the scenes and are an increasing mode of communication between celebrities and fans. Celebrities provide a look into their everyday lives while promoting...

What's up with Bridgerton?

What’s up with Bridgerton?

Claire Hyrkas, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

A blast to the past to rediscover a new world of decadence and drama. Netflix’s eight episode original series Bridgerton, rated TV-MA, made its debut December 25, 2020 taking 82 million households by...

Timeline of recent and past events leading to and after the release of the album.

Morgan Wallen Album Review

Mikayla Burns, Editor in Chief March 9, 2021

On January 8th, Morgan Wallen released his first-ever double album titled Dangerous. It consists of 30 songs and two bonus songs. According to Billboard, during the first week that the album was out it...

Top 10 Best Holiday Movies!

Mikayla Burns, Editor in Chief December 22, 2020

With thousands of different holiday movies it can be hard to pick which one to watch. I have compiled a list of my top 10 favorite holiday movies to get someone in the holly jolly spirit.

Top 4 Best COVID-Safe Local Holiday Destinations

Top 4 Best COVID-Safe Local Holiday Destinations

Lauryn Pietrzak, Editor in Chief: Visuals December 8, 2020

The holiday season is upon us, and finding ways to celebrate during this global pandemic is getting more and more difficult. With dine-in seating at restaurants not being available and limited Christmas...

Beth Harmon captivates her viewers in an intense stare during a chess match.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ brings allure to the game of chess

Jillian Cook, News Editor December 8, 2020

“Let’s play” is the last line of Netflix’s seven-episode, TV-MA limited series that was released in late October. Beth Harmon, played by Anya Taylor-Joy, faces a group of candid men for a game...

Minnesota Fairgrounds Shines Bright

Billy McGannon, Sports Editor December 6, 2020

The Minnesota State Fairgrounds have a Glow festival. They have created many light sculpture, which you drive through in your car. This is perfect for COVID-19 because you are in your own car and do not...

Many Caribou locations have already rolled out their holiday cups and sleeves, but a few still have regular ones to use up. The holiday ones feature a winter scene and bright red sleeves.

Reviewing Caribou Coffee’s Holiday Menu

Rachael Driskill, Copy Editor December 4, 2020

One of the many things that minnesotans look forward to every holiday season is the release of the Caribou Coffee Holiday menu. The main focus of this yearly release, though it does contain a wide selection...

Netflix has recently released a science and nature documentary called ‘My Octopus Teacher.’ This documentary focuses on the relationship between a man and an octopus.

‘My Octopus Teacher,’ a Friendship Between Man and Cephalopod

Tillie Hogenson, Health and Wellness Editor November 25, 2020

The premise of ‘My Octopus Teacher’ feels almost imaginary, almost like we are on another planet, such as the variety of sea and marine life depicted in the film. Directed by Pippa Ehrlich and starring...

The opening screen at the beginning of the documentary on Netflix.

‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ Treats Audiences to a True Murder Mystery

Mikayla Burns, Editor in Chief November 13, 2020

On Sep. 30 Netflix released a new documentary called ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ and it is about an hour and 22 minutes. It is rated TV-MA because it contains explicit language and inappropriate...

Clouds, a new movie based on a true story, released October 2020.

“Clouds” flies a little higher

Billy McGannon, Sports Editor November 11, 2020

"Clouds": Everyone knows and loves the song. Watch the movie and feel like you're present in the movie. Zach Zobiech, played by Fin Argus, is a high school student who was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma,...

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