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‘Brick Mansions’ proves to be yet another wasted opportunity in the action genre

‘Brick Mansions’ proves to be yet another wasted opportunity in the action genre

By Colby Shoup, Homestead HS, Fort Wayne, Ind.

May 27, 2014


Filed under Movies

The recent resurgence in popularity of the dystopian film in the past five years thanks to “The Hunger Games” would be a welcome and healthy change in Hollywood, if any of the screenwriters behind these movies truly had anything interesting or new to say. Because of this unoriginality in the sub-genre,...

New game release sweeps student attention

New game release sweeps student attention

By Tatum Ellis, Homestead HS, Fort Wayne, Ind.

May 21, 2014


Filed under Showcase

The number-oriented game 2048 has been a huge hit among students and adults alike. Its success is slightly surprising, especially considering that, at its core, 2048 is a math game.

It gets more ‘Awkward.’

It gets more ‘Awkward.’

By Anastasia Papanikolaou, Lake Central HS, St. John, Ind.

May 20, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Senior year began for Jenna, Matty, Tamara, Jake and Sadie on April 15, as MTV’s “Awkward.” started back for its fourth season. Ashley Rickards stars as Jenna Hamilton, a high school student who gains immediate, but unwanted, attention when an accident gets mistaken as a suicide attempt. “A...

Anger over sit-in won’t solve anything

Anger over sit-in won’t solve anything

By Jamie Zega, Lake Central HS, St. John, Ind.

April 11, 2014


Filed under Opinions

It took less than 24 hours for coverage of Wednesday’s sit-in to make its way to the Post-Tribune and Sun-Times media, Northwest Indiana Times, Twitter, Reddit, LiveLeak and YouTube. It took less than 24 seconds for students to form opinions of the administration, who only did what they were supposed...