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Controversy and Success at the 2018 Grammy Awards

Controversy and Success at the 2018 Grammy Awards

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Lights, Camera, Grammy’s! Each year, the most popular artists gather and celebrate their achievements all in one dazzling night at the 2018 Grammy Awards. While this year was filled with plenty of records, both good and bad, this night was one record-setter everyone will remember. Last Sunday,...

Adams Theatre Wins Big

Adams Theatre Wins Big

Sophia Williams, Editor

February 16, 2018


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The Mid-Michigan Theatre Arts Festival, lovingly donned “Lovefest” by attendees, is a yearly festival Rochester Adams High School’s Theatre troupe participates in. Thespians from all three Rochester Community Schools put up a one-act production to perform at the festival in Bay City. This year...

The Royal Engagement

The Royal Engagement

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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As many have heard, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on November 27. The couple had dated for 18 months. Markle and Prince Harry first met in July of 2016 on a blind-date through mutual friends, and now plan to wed in May of 2018. Meghan is an American actress most well-know...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Review

Connor Laubach, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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After two long years of the Star Wars fan base waiting for the sequel to The Force Awakens, the second movie in the trilogy finally dropped on December 14, 2017. The movie instantly hit records in the box office including becoming the fifth biggest worldwide film since 2002 making over 450 million do...

2018: The Year of the Dog

2018: The Year of the Dog

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018


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The turn of a new year opens up exciting opportunities, fresh starts, and intriguing changes. Among these is a new Chinese zodiac animal sign for 2018, which this year is the year of the earth dog. The Chinese zodiac is based on the chinese lunar calendar, and is a cycle of the following animals every ...

Reflecting on Reflections

Reflecting on Reflections

Sydney Ostrander, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


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What's better than being in a room filled with wonderful student projects and some yummy refreshments? Reflections is a contest held by the National Parent Teacher Association, also known as the PTA, to give students a venue to showcase their artistic talents. This is the nation’s largest PTA art recog...

Christmas Through the Screen

Christmas Through the Screen

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Looking to get into the Christmas spirit? Why not cozy up on your couch and watch a classic happy holiday film. The countdown until Christmas day starts now, so here are ten holiday classics that will make sugar cookies, trees, and lights seem a little more magical. 1. The Polar Express (2004)- When a boy starts ...

Wondering About Wonder?

Wondering About Wonder?

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Everyone can remember that one book that was a reading requirement in elementary school. Whether it was about animals, princesses, or fantasy characters, the plots of these stories were often utterly unrelatable and never seemed to teach much of a lesson. While this used to be the case, the book that i...

Netflix Raises Monthly Subscription Prices

Netflix Raises Monthly Subscription Prices

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As many people know, Netflix is a streaming service that streams television shows and movies. At the beginning of October Netflix raised its monthly prices by one dollar.  As many people know, Netflix has come out with a line of original Netflix shows like: 13 Reasons Why, Stranger Things and Orange is t...

“Look What You Made Me Write” The Story behind Taylor Swift’s Hit Single

“Look What You Made Me Write” The Story behind Taylor Swift’s Hit Single

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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The old Taylor is dead! Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated new song, “Look What You Made Me Do” is breaking records and sparking questions. The most widely-accepted belief for Taylor’s writing, “Look What you Made Me Do” is about her beef with Kanye West, Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian West. S...

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