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Enjoy 2020 with these anticipated movies

Enjoy 2020 with these anticipated movies

Jordan Ladd and Joe Perry

January 21, 2020

As we move into a new decade, we remember all the great movies of the past. Whether you liked any or all of the Disney or Marvel movies from the 2010s, or maybe you were a horror or comedy person, the decade proved to be a great space for movies to grow. As we movie into this new decade, expectant movi...

Decade in Review: A recap for those who slept through the 2010s

Yep. The decade just happened. If you're anything like us, you've forgot a lot of stuff.  Here's this list if you actually want to remember the 10s.

Jordan Ladd, editor

December 17, 2019

As we are nearing the end of 2019, many are just now waking up to the realization that a new decade is nearly upon us, and that, whether they like it or not, they’re old. To be completely frank, it can be quite hard with our aging memory to remember some of the things that have defined us this decad...

The Christmas takeover

The Christmas takeover

Ava Charnley, staff writer

December 16, 2019

It is impossible not to notice a new trend that started a few years ago. I’ll call it The Holiday Overlap. I mean, seriously. Have you noticed that Christmas seems to be the Big Bully of all holidays, thinking it can just take over the entire fall and winter season. Christmas seems to seep its way...

Finals survival guide

Finals survival guide

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

December 13, 2019

The holidays are such a wonderful time. You can de-stress knowing that school is almost out for winter break, cuddle up in nice warm blankets and get some well deserved sleep . . . PSYCH! IT’S FINALS WEEK. Forget about the break for now, because you have a semester’s worth of anxiety about to rush ...

Holidays in December (other than Christmas)

Holidays in December (other than Christmas)

Elizabeth Walker, staff writer

December 13, 2019

With all the hustle and bustle of presents, yuletide, and giving, the month of December tends to escape us. We all know that this is one of the most festive months of the year, but we sometimes forget that not everyone celebrates the same holidays we do, or in the same way. In this regard, here are s...

6th grade reviews of A Christmas Carol

December 12, 2019

A Christmas Carol Critique by DJ Davis The whole sixth grade went to the Indiana Repertory Theatre and saw A Christmas Carol. One of my favorite parts was when the ghost of  Christmas future came out because he set a dark and eerie mood, especially since he didn’t talk. To me Scrooge made the p...

Hallmark’s winning formula for Christmas films

Hallmark's winning formula for Christmas films

Joe Perry, Editor

December 12, 2019

On Nov. 28, the nation came together on Thanksgiving to eat dry turkey and watch the Drew Brees-led New Orleans Saints smack the Atlanta Falcons in primetime. On Nov. 29, people proceeded to Walmart and Best Buy, where they pushed and shoved their fellow Americans in order to save $20 on a cheaply-produc...

Unethical mica mining in cosmetics

Unethical mica mining in cosmetics

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

What is mica? Mica is an ingredient commonly found in cosmetics used to give makeup products a shimmering finish. While it is commonly used in highlighters, blushes, and eyeshadows, the dark ways in which mica is sourced are incredibly unethical and inhumane.  In countries like Madagascar and India, chil...

Instagram to remove “likes”

Instagram to remove

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Recently, Instagram announced that they would be removing “likes” from posts. With social media growing more and more dangerous due to competition for attention and acceptance, how will the removal of “likes” benefit society as a whole?  I first made an Instagram account when I was in seventh grade. I...

Delphi Opera House presents Elf the Musical, Jr.

Jessica Powlen, staff writer

November 22, 2019

  “I’m singing!  I’m in a store and I’m singing!”  For those of you that are fans of classic Christmas films, or Will Ferrell, I’m sure you recognized this quote instantly from the movie Elf.  To your astonishment, this spectacular production is coming to Delphi! You’ll now ha...

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