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Review on “The Princess Switch”

Review on “The Princess Switch”

Jaeden Johnson, Entertainment Editor

December 27, 2018


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“The Princess Switch” is a classic, “The Parent Trap” replicate, but slightly different. Netflix put out an array of new movies for the 2018-2019 holiday season. One of these movies is called, “The Princess Switch,” released November 16, 2018, and directed by Michael Rohl. “The Princess...

Countryside Village Fall Festival flops

Countryside Village Fall Festival flops

Molly Schmeits, Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2018


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Fall is finally upon us and I couldn’t be more excited. October is not only spooky season, but it’s when the weather starts to cool off and the leaves begin to change.  When looking online, I came across a fall festival at Country Side Village, and I was very pumped to attend. Online, the website...

Mangelsen’s mangles the competition

Ja'Naya Hanks, Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2018


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Regardless of if you want to be a loofah or a plain old witch this Halloween, there are a few different places you could head to get your favorite costume, and yes, I saw a loofah costume.   Mangelsen’s has been in business since 1961 and has a legacy of being an arts and crafts store, there’s about a quarter of the store dedicated ...

New fall inspired drinks spice up lattes

Jaeden Johnson, Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2018


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Fall is here, and that means time to watch the leaves on the trees change while nestled up in warm blankets and a pumpkin spice latte in hand. Many different coffee chains offer the basic drink known as the “pumpkin spice latte,” but which one is the best?  I went out and tried the pumpkin spice latte from 4 different coffeeshops: Starbucks, Scooters, the Roast, and Aromas. I went to two...

Review on: “The Mind of Jake Paul”

Jaeden Johnson, Entertainment Editor

November 21, 2018


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Jake Paul is a YouTube influencer and personality who rose to fame on Vine. He has been videos with his brother Logan Paul for years back in Ohio. Until he left high school, Jake Paul left high school and moved to Hollywood to start a business with influencers, Alissa Violet...

“I Love” music video review

Chase Rehder, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


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Joyner Lucas, Rapper, recently released a new music video for his song “I love” which released on October 17, 2018.  In this video, Lucas has a lot of symbolism and incredible aesthetics. The lighting the angles and transitions all look and feel great.  The first scene is the head of a m...

“The House with the Clock in its Walls” wastes viewers’ time

Emma Hansen, Online Editor

November 7, 2018


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Based on John Bellairs’s 1973 book with the same name, “The House with a Clock in its Walls” tells the tale of a dictionary loving ten-year-old named Lewis who goes to live with his eccentric uncle, played by Jack Black, after the tragic death of his parents.   Lewis arrives at his Uncle Jonathan’s house and is reasonably taken aback when he sees the hundreds of clocks all over the house. This isn...

To all the Netflix movies I’ve loved before

Salena Alderson, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2018


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Life can take an unexpected turned at any time, and normally catches you off guard. Well, that’s what happened to Laura Jean when her little sister exposes her secret love letters to her childhood crushes, sending her simple life on a wild roller coaster. She develops a contracted relationship that...

Cattle, concessions, and games, oh my!

Cattle, concessions, and games, oh my!

Molly Schmeits, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2018


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State fairs are probably one of my favorite things, given their two main components:funky fried foods, and friendly farm animals.  Over the past couple years, I have been to countless county and state fairs and each year I look forward to going to the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Isla...

Omaha’s Smoothie Truck offers healthy on-the-go options

Omaha’s Smoothie Truck offers healthy on-the-go options

Jaeden Johnson, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2018


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Eating healthy is usually associated with gross, green juices, salads, and just plain and boring meals, but Omaha’s Smoothie Truck has tons of delicious and nutritious options on-the-go options. The truck inside is equipped with tons of fresh fruits and vegetables.   The truck was created by owner, Bruce Christensen. He worked in construction for years and noticed a lack in quick, healthy options. ...

Jeremy Scott

Jeremy Scott

Nathaniel Smith, Magazine Editor

October 16, 2018


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Photo Courtesy: Vogue.com “I’m trying to make joy. I’m trying to make happiness, and I don’t consider that superficial. That I consider extremely necessary,” says Jeremy Scott to I-D Magazine. According to Vogue Magazine, Jeremy Scott never discards an article of clothing. Once when he was 1...

The Meg takes a nosedive

The Meg takes a nosedive

Emma Hansen, Online Editor

September 26, 2018


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Sharks. Action. Romance. What more could viewers want from a summer thriller? To start, maybe a more original plot.   The Meg starts its story with a past rescue mission gone awry. Macho man Jonas Taylor is in the depths of the ocean trying to save his friends and crew from their leaky submarine...

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