“The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: The Alchemyst” Book Review

Naryah Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2016

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  “The Alchemyst” is the first book in the series called “The Secrets of Immortal Nicholas Flamel”. This spell bounding series was created by no other than the Irish author, Michael Scott in the year of 2007, and comple... Read more »

SremmLife 2 Album Improves Upon Rap Genere

Austin Connelly, News Editor

September 29, 2016

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    “SremmLife 2” released on Aug. 12 by hip-hop band Rae Sremmurd, a newer rap-duo whose first full album debuted in Jan. 2015. The long-awaited sequel quickly soared to number seven on the U.S. Billboard 200 charts a... Read more »

“Suicide Squad” New Take On Super-Hero Genre

Austin Connelly, Entertainment/Review Editor

September 2, 2016

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 “Suicide Squad” released on Aug. 5 and stormed the box office with sales reaching nearly $600 Million. The movie is an interesting take on the super-hero genre as the heroes aren’t saving the day, the villains are. ... Read more »

“Age of Ultron”; movie marvel continues story

Antonio Betancourt, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

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“Avengers: Age of Ultron” has been called one of the best Avengers movies produced by Marvel Studios so far. The movie is bringing back all the characters from the first movie to save the world. This time, the Avengers meet... Read more »

Orchesis pulls off another spectacular performance

Vanessa Pahlow, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

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The Orchesis Dance Company’s performance was a huge success this past April. Ticket sales increased by 25 percent from last year and only good things have been said about the show as a whole. “I had a staff member tell... Read more »

“All the Bright Places” discusses dark themes, emotions

Marissa Payne, Coppyeditor

May 19, 2015

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“You’ll find the bright places where Boom Bands are playing,” says Dr. Seuss in his book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” Featured in one of the scenes of Jennifer Niven’s young adult fiction debut “All the Bright Places,”... Read more »

Children’s entertainment industry changes for worse

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment Editor

May 19, 2015

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For as long as today’s teenagers have been alive, there have been toys, video games, dolls and LEGOs for them to play with. While some toys may be more extravagant than others, they all have one thing in common: a goal of bringing... Read more »

Mumford and Sons’ new album, new direction succeed

Ksenia Gorinshteyn, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

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Adopting a new sound while still keeping some of the same folk-ish flare, the new album “Wilder Mind” by Mumford & Sons shows huge rock and alternative influences from bands like Radiohead and The Strokes, combined with... Read more »

Unique story shown inside “Age of Adaline”

Vanessa Pahlow, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

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“Age of Adaline” is not just a love story with a slightly scientific twist, it is a well written, emotion-provoking, heart-warming love story. The main character’s name is Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively), however since... Read more »

Taylor Swift media misconceptions proven untrue by GCHS students

Marissa Payne, Coppyeditor

May 14, 2015

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Since the early days of her music career, pop icon Taylor Swift has been criticized for writing songs about love and heartbreak. With the release of her latest album, “1989,” and specifically its second single “Blank Space,”... Read more »

“Alabaster Vases” sets scene for Dr. Finger’s series

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2015

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     When most people think of GCHS superintendent Dr. Catherine Finger, they think of her first and foremost as the community leader and lobbyist that keeps District 127 running. However, what these people don’t tend to ... Read more »

“Insurgent” creates new story, same characters

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2015

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Following the success of the popular “Divergent” movie, based on the Divergent series by Veronica Roth, Summit Entertainment continues the story in “Insurgent,” which premiered in theaters on March 20. While it is loosely... Read more »

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