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A Quick Recap of The Skywalker Saga

A Quick Recap of The Skywalker Saga

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

  The Rise of Skywalker Movie Review

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...

New Controversial College Major

New Controversial College Major

Alyssa Cassell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Cannabis. The plant more commonly known as hemp, marijuana, or weed, among many names. The psychoactive drug made from the cannabis plant has become a headline topic in recent years, with the newfound acceptance of its many uses by certain states. However, its legality is still widely debated. Mar...

How the Pistons Failed Andre Drummond

How the Pistons Failed Andre Drummond

Tyler Borglin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

With the February trade deadline coming to a close, teams across the NBA are making big changes. Some trades surprise fans more than others, but this year’s trades were more shocking than usual.  Although fans in Detroit were expecting the possibility of a trade involving Drummond, the trade sti...

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey Movie Review

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey Movie Review

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...

Who is Hatsune Miku?

Who is Hatsune Miku?

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Coachella is right around the corner, and as one of the biggest music festivals of the year fans are naturally excited. The Coachella Twitter account recently released a schedule on who is performing and when. However, one name in particular seems to bring about confusion from the general attendants rather...

NBA All-Star Weekend Recap

NBA All-Star Weekend Recap

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

   This weekend’s All-Star festivities included a total of six NBA All-Star events: the All-Star celebrity game, the slam dunk contest, the three-point contest, the skills challenge, NBA rising stars, and lastly, the 69th NBA All-Star game. Because of the excitement surrounding the 2020 National B...

Americans Are Now Affected By Coronavirus

Americans Are Now Affected By Coronavirus

Ava Bondra, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Many Americans are affected by the new deadly virus spreading across the world. The Coronavirus is a deadly outbreak of a respiratory illness. It first originated in China, and has now spread to the United States as fear grows that it will affect the country.  On January 31st, the pr...

Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

For those who have been living under a rock, taking place this Sunday is the largest game in American sports being played between the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC). This year, the two teams competing for Super Bowl glory are the Kansas City Chiefs...

Student Spotlight: Izzy Davies

Student Spotlight: Izzy Davies

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Art is something many students at Adams can use an outlet for self expression.  The variety of art classes offered to all grade levels are a great way to provide students relief in their stress-filled, academic school days. Izzy Davies, senior, visits the art room for her AP art class. A...

Soleimani, So Long

Soleimani, So Long

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  The United States took out one of Iran’s top leading generals. Now, the question many Americans are wondering is whether or not the US is headed to war?  Qasem Soleimani is the head of the Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, an elite unit that handles Iran’s overseas operations. Soleimani had also supposedly plann...

Claiming the City

Claiming the City

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  The Rochester Adams Boys Basketball Team went head to head with crosstown rival Rochester Falcons on Tuesday, February 4th, and it was a game to remember.  The Highlanders were coming off of a one point win against Stoney Creek just three nights earlier, but now it was time for the real rivalry. This rivalry between Adams and Rochester has been ongoing for years. Both schools have played each oth...

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