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Battling Business: DECA States Recap

Andrew Jankowski stands with Ethan Mckenna who was a state champ.

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The state’s best competitors battled it out in Detroit at the beginning of March. This year’s state competition for DECA, Distributive Education Clubs of America, was held at the TCF center (formerly known as the Cobo center). DECA is a business organization where students either prepare business plans and present them or respond to business scenarios in front of a judge. After months of preparations Adams DECA students stayed in the Westin Book Cadillac hotel for a luxury experience. The hotel features a pool and gym, so guests could unwind between sessions. Students left immediately after school Wednesday Ma...

PETA Lashes Out Against Super Bowl Halftime Show

PETA’s tweet
Tweet from PETA displaying Jennifer Lopez wearing a feather flag and birds in a slaughterhouse.

Chase Montour, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The LIV Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show featured super star pop singers Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. Most people just saw the performance as another Super Bowl halftime show, but PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, saw the halftime show as offensive to their cause. Jennifer Lope...

Rochester United’s Playoffs Run

Rochester United’s forwards

Owen Mckenna, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  Rochester United is back in the exciting MHSAA hockey playoffs. The electric-fast United team is defending last year's title, and winning games against excellent hockey teams. Does RU have what it takes to win another regional championship? Since entering the playoffs, RU has played Utica ...

Pokemon Direct

Image of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX’s cover

Teagan Burns, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  Computers, phones, and tablets suddenly blare to life as the countdown begins. Fans from all across the world come together to watch a simple video game announcement or as Nintendo calls it “a Direct”.  However this isn’t just any direct, this direct is set to feature pokemon only news. With...

A Quick Recap of The Skywalker Saga

Rey vs. Kylo Ren, Episode IX

March 27, 2020

Star Wars is finally concluding their 42 year saga with The Rise of Skywalker.  Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will conclude The Skywalker saga that started with Anakin Skywalker's journey in the prequels, to Luke’s training in the original trilogy, and Rey’s awakening of the force in the s...

  The Rise of Skywalker Movie Review

Rey's yellow light saber.

Tyler Borglin and Conner Nyguyen

March 27, 2020

Disclaimer: Spoiler Review Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker left many fans with mixed opinions on the conclusion of the Skywalker saga. Plot: The Rise of Skywalker seemed very rushed. After The Last Jedi, fans were unsure how director JJ Abrams would fix Rian Johnson’s implementations on episo...

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey Movie Review

 The Birds of Prey forming their team

Conner Nyguyen, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Birds of Prey is DC Comics 8th movie in the Detective Comics Extended Universe (DCEU) and has been getting great critical reviews. However, many fans feel the movie does not have re-watch value.  Birds of Prey takes place after the events of Suicide Squad and puts a lot of emphasis on the main ch...

Pedaling to Success

The Pedal Bike, close up, parked at a historical stop along the ride.

Brian Zhang, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Looking for a fun tour of Rochester given by a teacher? Rochester Pedal Ride is for you! It is commonly known around Rochester Adams High School that the “bike” of Downtown Rochester, formally the Rochester Pedal Ride, is owned by Social Studies teacher Bryan Lindstrom. Lindstrom employs local t...

Student Spotlight: William Addison

Addison rehearsing for Alice in Wonderland.

Katie Rath, editor

December 4, 2019

The role of Senior Class President is a very coveted role at Rochester Adams High School. During the third week of school, Student Council held elections for the Senior Class President. By the end of the day, the votes had been tallied, and William Addison was declared the next Senior Class Presi...

Joker is No Joke

Joaquin Phoenix gives an Oscar worthy performance as the Joker.

Jarek Schmanski, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

October 4th marks the worldwide release of Todd Phillipps’s Joker. So, what’s the verdict? Will DC deliver to its fans’ expectations, or will they release yet another block-buster disappointment?  DC’s (the comic book studio known for the Batman and Superman series) favorite villain finall...

Ni Ko Kuni Returns to the Spotlight

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the Witch on the Nintendo Switch

Teagan Burns, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

After 8 long years in the waiting, Studio Ghibli's Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch makes its way back to the limelight in it’s port to the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC. Ever since its initial release on the PS3, Ni No Kuni has been a standout in the Japanese role playing genre (JRPG), and w...

Us Movie Review

The Wilson’s shadow family in their driveway.

Maddy Fleury, Editor In Chief

May 28, 2019

Looking for a thrilling story of unthinkable proportions? Something that makes you question social norms and the world’s unknown? On March 22, 2019, Us began playing in theaters across the country. Directed by Jordan Peele, this mysterious film has horror seekers on the edge of their seats as a unique plot ab...

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