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Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

Ben Williams, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Marvel Studio's "Avengers: Endgame" is a superhero team up movie following the events of "Avengers: Infinity War." It is the climax of the 21 movies previously made by Marvel and is one of the most anticipated movies of 2019. The movie was released o The plot of endgame revolves around the fallout from "Inf...

Violent Video Games: Not to Blame for Violence

Violent Video Games: Not to Blame for Violence

Ben Williams, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

With the rise in mass shootings in America, violent video games have come under fire. Many beleive that the violence shown in these video games have inspired the shooters to commit these mass murders. There are several video games that are extremely violent and have a lot of mass murder in them as a...

Female Superheroes are not Treated Equally

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Ben Williams, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

In the past 10 years, superhero movies have taken over Hollywood. Whether it is Marvel or DC, there is no denying that the genre itself has become extremely successful. As comic book movies have grown and improved, diversity has become a large part of their success. For example, "Black Panther" was one...

The Parking Lot Should Not Be An Ice Rink

The snow covered parking lot on Feb. 7.

Ben Williams, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Winter weather has arrived with a vengeance, and with it has come snow and ice covered roads. The city of Johnston is relatively good about getting the streets cleared in a reasonable amount of time, but this does not hold true to the high school. The school itself is responsible for clearing the...

Crimes of Grindelwald Review

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Ben Williams, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is the second installment of the Fantastic Beasts series. They are prequels to the "Harry Potter" movies and are supposed to connect to the plot of the Potter films. The first film made roughly $815 Million dollars but received mixed reviews from fans. The...

Celebrity Influence: Beneficial for Society

Celebrity Influence: Beneficial for Society

Benjamin Williams, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

On October 7th, Taylor Swift shared an Instagram post encouraging her followers to register to vote in her home state, Tennessee. Following this post, voter registration spiked in Tennessee dramatically, especially amongst 18-24 year olds, which are Swift’s key demographic. An estimated 65,000 18-24 year ...