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REVIEW: We need more nights at Freddy’s

Piper Pinnetti, Reporter November 3, 2023

After nearly a decade of only seeing ominous security camera footage in a sweaty gamer’s room, with the release of “Five Nights at Freddy’s” on Oct. 27, we finally saw Freddy Fazbear and his friends...

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REVIEW: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ film covers the side of the closed door

Tyler Guthrie, Columnist November 2, 2023

The unforgettable story of the “Killers of the Flower Moon” is once again making its return. This time, the story circulates in the more popular film and social media instead of within its contemporary...


OPINION: Professors should not teach race from the white man’s perspective

Mel Bright, Reporter November 1, 2023

I remember the first time I felt the whole world’s eyes on me. It was in middle school and the teacher said the word “slavery.” When that word left his mouth, everyone turned to look at me because...

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REVIEW: Taylor Swift welcomes you to New York for ‘1989’ re-release

Melanie Rivera-Cortez, Sports editor November 1, 2023

When Taylor Swift announced that she would be releasing “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” on the sixth night of her Eras Tour in Los Angeles, I almost passed out. The album shaped my teenage years, and now,...


OPINION: Show respect for those who don’t celebrate Halloween

Cheyanne Tull, Reporter October 31, 2023

Despite the fun of dressing up on Halloween, what is the actual history of why we celebrate Halloween, and why are there some that don’t celebrate? Halloween originates from the ancient Celtic festival...

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OPINION: Five movies you’ll want to watch this Halloween

Maegan Vincent, Reporter October 31, 2023

Halloween is fast approaching, which means the season for spooky movies has come. Whether it’s frightfully fun or just plain frightful, here are my top five movie choices to watch on Oct. 31. 1. “The...


OPINION: The pagan ties to modern day Halloween, or All Hallows’ Eve

Maleah Evans, Reporter October 29, 2023

Costume parties, trick-or-treating, horror movies. haunted houses, and pumpkin patches are common images associated with modern day Halloween. Halloween hasn’t always looked this way. Many of the...

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REVIEW: A definitive ranking of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Halloween episodes

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor October 27, 2023

Apparently, this season of “Bob’s Burgers” won’t feature an official Halloween episode, but instead there will be a scary episode without ties to the holiday. In addition to this, season 14 will...


OPINION: Compiling the best songs for Halloween, the fall season

Jacinda Hall, Podcast editor October 27, 2023

Spooky season (and fall) are officially upon us — unless you’re like me and in your head it’s fall 24/7, but that's besides the point — it’s the time for hot drinks, soup, cozy sweaters, fun...


OPINION: The real (and sad) history behind the black cat superstition

Jacinda Hall, Podcast editor October 26, 2023

We’ve all heard the superstition “if a black cat crosses your path, it’s bad luck,” but have you stopped and thought about the history behind the superstition? This superstition is the main reason...

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REVIEW: ‘Goodnight, God Bless, I Love U, Delete.’ is a spectacular return for musical duo, Crosses

Tyler Guthrie, Columnist October 25, 2023

Crosses, or as they represent themselves, “††† (Crosses),” is a little supergroup composed of Chino Moreno, the frontman of the nu metal legends, Deftones, and Shaun Lopez, the guitarist from...


OPINION: How to talk politics with children: you don’t

Cheyanne Tull, Reporter October 22, 2023

Growing up, I think most of us heard our parents discussing politics at some point, or we heard about it from somewhere. Should those conversations be had in private by adults or should children be educated...

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