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Erika’s Music for the Soul

Erika’s Music for the Soul

Erika Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Last year I listened to 44,421 minutes of music. That is 740 hours of my life last year that I spent only listening to music: music genres ranging from soft pop, rap, and rock (this statistic only includes Spotify and does not include Youtube or other third-party apps). That said, I feel like I am qua...

Let’s Talk: Controversial Musicians

Let’s Talk: Controversial Musicians

Deiona Stanley, Broadcast Producer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Music is one of the few things that bring society together. No matter what the genre; hip hop, jazz, country, or even EDM, there is always a piece of each style that remains the same. Each genre of music has a piece of controversy linked to it, whether it is violence or drug promotion. What happens wh...

Coffeehouse at the Soundhouse: February 9th

Coffeehouse at the Soundhouse: February 9th

Arianna Akay, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

On Saturday, February 9th the Soundhouse hosted West Brunswick and Early College for the semi-annual Coffeehouse.  A coffeehouse is an event in which local artists can perform live covers or originals while the audience enjoys soothing refreshments and snacks to give an outlet for the local artists...

Glass: A Movie Review

Angela Arevalo, CoEditor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Glass is about three superhumans who are living in a world where it is frowned upon to see yourself as a superior being. After seeing “The Beast” (James McAvoy) and vigilante David Dunn (Bruce Willis) fighting, Dr. Ellie Staple (Sarah Paulson) puts them in a mental institution along with “Mr...

Spotlight on Talent 2019

Spotlight on Talent 2019

Taliyah Daniels, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

On January 18, West Brunswick Show Choir held their annual Spotlight on Talent show. The show features acts from students showing off their talents through dancing and singing. Winners of the show were 5th place; Mya Bryant, 4th place; Asia Norris 3rd place; James Sayre 2nd place; Deiona Stanley 1: Taliyah...

West Brunswick vs. Laney

West Brunswick vs. Laney

Payton westendorf, staff writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

  West Brunswick (24)  vs. Laney (57) Laney takes home the win on 1/9/19...

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

Screen printing originated in China around AD 221 as a way to transfer designs onto fabric. Today, screen printing is used as a quick way to customize tee shirts and create printed works of art. Mrs. Shelia Vaught recently wrote a grant in order to obtain the materials needed to screen print tee shirts....

The Magic of Christmas

Breanna Trudeau, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 3, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

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Ringing In The New Year!

Ringing In The New Year!

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

December 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Now that 2018 is coming to a close, we can all put our best foot forward and walk into 2019 with a clean slate and hope for new beginnings. As we look back onto 2018, it would be dishonest to deem this year mundane when it comes to the major events of these 365 days. If you read the news, scrolled ...

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Breanna Trudeau, Ad Fundraising Manager

November 27, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, News

Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after U.S. Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year, much like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, things can get hectic during this season for local businesses. These three dates make the most popular sho...

Classics Corner: Dr. Strangelove

Classics Corner: Dr. Strangelove

Matthew Hylton, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb was produced, written, and directed by Stanley Kubrick (The Shining, 2001: A Space Odyssey) in 1964 during the peak of the Cold War. It is a satirical dark comedy overflowing with subtle humor.   The story itself follows the actions of Gene...

Rebekah’s Fashion Forecast – Winter Style

Rebekah’s Fashion Forecast – Winter Style

Rebekah Martin, Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

With colder temperatures coming in to play styles are changing. In the recent years there has been an uprise in 70s attire, bringing with it fun styles and patterns. This winter is gaining popularity with animal prints, faux leather pants, and tweed jackets. Layering these patterns that you wouldn’t no...

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