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Whose Halftime Is It Anyway?

Whose Halftime Is It Anyway?

Zoe Garden, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Super Bowl 50 was a game to remember, but so was the spectacular performances. There is no question, though, that Beyoncé stole the halftime show from the “headline” acts, Lukewarmplay and Fido Mars. The only question is, how did people not see that coming? Lady Gaga started off the event with a perf...

Orange Crushed: Broncos top Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Orange Crushed: Broncos top Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Cliche coming in 3… 2… 1… Defense really does win championships. The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers this Sunday in crushing fashion, holding the league’s top scorers to only 10 points. It was a relatively boring game to watch, that is except for those clad in orange that night. Denver ne...

Student council brings back winter dance

Student council brings back winter dance

Caroline Gage, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The long-awaited winter dance has returned to Rochester Adams High School. It is set to be held on February 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Adams cafeteria. Senior Student Council members Candace Waite and Natalie Sebastian are coordinating the dance. “This is exciting for us. We haven’t had a winter dance for ...

FOMO is Real

FOMO is Real

Anna Twitty, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A typical day - you’re casually scrolling through Instagram or Snapchat when, suddenly, you realize, with crushing dismay, the many activities and laughs you seem to be missing out on. Apparently, your friends are having a whole lot more fun than you are!  Maybe you regret your decision to relax a...

2015 Pop Culture Rewind

2015 Pop Culture Rewind

Zoe Garden, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This past year, pop culture has been studded with historic farewells and debuts, stained with scandals and marked by great successes. For many artists, such as Adele and Justin Bieber, the year was defined by their comeback. Others, however, saw their careers fizzle out like Miley Cyrus when she was ca...

Top Ten Super Bowls of All Time

Top Ten Super Bowls of All Time

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Super Bowl 50 (yes 50, not L) is finally here! With the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos set to square off on football’s biggest stage this Sunday, it is a time of celebration for the NFL.  Ninety-five years of heart, guts, and glory will culminate this weekend with the type of spectacle ...

Have a Laugh at Adams

Have a Laugh at Adams

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

In need of a laugh? Suffering from a case of the second semester blues? The Rochester Adams Booster Club is here to help. The fourth annual comedy night fundraiser to support the Adams athletic department is this Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.  in the Adams auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door or they can...

Obama Tightens Gun Control: New Year, New Rules

Obama Tightens Gun Control: New Year, New Rules

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

        Columbine. Sandy Hook. San Bernardino. Each of the three preceding places stand out in the minds of Americans as not just a location, but rather the destination of a horrific mass shooting. In 2015 alone, 372 mass shootings occurred in the United States, causing many to raise eyebrow...

Chargers and Littleson Stomped in Rout

Chargers and Littleson Stomped in Rout

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Never call high school basketball soft. On Friday, the Adams boys basketball team squared off against Southfield-Lathrup in a bloody tilt that did not disappoint. The often physical matchup more than lived up to expectations, with three Highlanders being forced to leave the game due to an open wound ...

Highlander Basketball Runs the ROC

Highlander Basketball Runs the ROC

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The O’rena is packed as fans prepare for a show-down.The first points scored at the annual Crosstown Showdown against Rochester give the Falcons a lead right out of the box. The Highlanders attempt to get their “mojo” back, but are thrown for a loop with Rochester having the advantage. Rochest...

Varsity Cheer Team Wins Big

Varsity Cheer Team Wins Big

Ashley Troutman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past weekend, the Rochester Adams Varsity Cheer Team was extremely successful, taking third place out of thirteen in the Cougar Spirit Invite at Stoney Creek High School. Before stepping onto the mat to take on 13 incredibly talented teams, the girls prepared for their competition by warming up...

Debate Team Triumphs in State Tournament

Debate Team Triumphs in State Tournament

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

It cannot be “debated” that the Adams Debate Team conquered the state tournament at Albion College on January 9. The tournament consists of the leading teams in Michigan who compete in two preliminary rounds in hopes of reaching the final, super-session round of the tournament. “It's like Cong...

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