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“Pitch Perfect 2” fails to live up to standards set by the first film

The Bellas are back in

Rachel Brands

May 21, 2015

he sequel to 2012s ‘Pitch Perfect’ came out on Friday, May 15. The film featured all of the previous cast members from the first one, most famously Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson. The movie started with the Barden Bellas in trouble when Fat Amy accidentally shows her private parts to the entire cr...

TV Blog: Enjoy a unique cloning story called “Orphan Black”

Enjoy the mystery of cloning in

Rachel Brands

May 4, 2015

he hit TV show “Orphan Black” is a drama created by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett, and starring Tatiana Maslany. The show airs on BBC, yet is filmed and takes place in Toronto, Canada. “Orphan Black” focuses on the morality of human cloning. This theme is introduced when the protagonist Sa...

Freshmen orientation integrates incoming students to high school life

Freshmen orientation integrates incoming students to high school life

Rachel Brands

May 1, 2015

he orientation for next year’s freshmen class took place on April 28 at Huntley. The orientation for freshman with last names A-L went from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The one for freshman M-Z went from 7-8:30. According to freshmen counselor Karen Miller this incoming class of freshmen will have over 80...

“American Horror Story” still continues to surprise audiences

Rachel Brands

March 19, 2015

he TV show 'American Horror Story' is unlike anything else on television. Created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, the show has been pushing the boundaries of horror since it started. Each season has different characters and settings, yet (mostly) the same actors. Season one follows an estranged fami...

Madonna album review: Rebel Heart

Madonna album review: Rebel Heart

Rachel Brands

March 13, 2015

elving into this album, I was completely unsure what to expect. I have never considered myself a fan of Madonna’s and was worried that I would have to sit through a bland music in which I have no interest. “Rebel Heart” quickly proved to me that I shouldn’t be so quick to make assumptions.  The album started out great with songs l...

The Academy Awards touches audiences everywhere

The set for the Academy Awards still leaves many in awe (www.facebook.com/TheAcademy/).

Rachel Brands

March 4, 2015

he 87th Academy Awards premiered on Sunday, Feb. 22 with Neil Patrick Harris as the host this year. Harris is no stranger to hosting awards shows, but this is his first year hosting the Academy Awards. Harris started off the night by saying, “Tonight we celebrate Hollywood’s best and whitest, so...

TV Blog: The Walking Dead

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Rachel Brands

March 4, 2015

he Walking Dead" starts with former sheriff Rick Grimes waking from a coma and finding himself in a zombie-infested world. He hunts down his family and assumes the role as leader in the group they are in. Rick & Co. travel from their camp to Hershel's farm to an abandoned prison to Terminus, forming...

TV Blog: “Parenthood”

The finale of

Rachel Brands

January 29, 2015

arenthood' is a drama created by Jason Katims, the creator of successful show Friday Night Lights. The NBC drama shows the lives of the large clan of Bravermans: grandparents Zeek and Camille, their children Adam, Sarah, Crosby, and Julia, and their children. The show goes to all kinds of family ...

TV Blog: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

The new season poster for It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia (Courtesy of fxnetworks.com/shows/its-always-sunny-in-philadelphia).

Rachel Brands

January 11, 2015

t's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a gem of comedy. It follows twins Dennis and Dee, their 'father' Frank, and their friends Mac and Charlie as they run their bar Paddy's Pub, plot to scam others out of money, and go on other outrageous adventures. This is the most narcissistic, selfish, self-a...

TV Blog: “Dexter”

Dexter cover for season eight (Courtesy of facebook.com/dexter)

Rachel Brands

December 16, 2014

exter is a crime drama adapted from the book series by Jeff Lindsay. It is about Dexter Morgan, blood spatter analyst by day and serial killer by night. The thing about Dexter, though, is that he only kills other killers. Dexter was found in a pool of his mother's blood at age three by cop Harry Mo...

Marlowe middle school hosts a breakfast with Santa

Marlowe middle school hosts a breakfast with Santa

Rachel Brands

December 8, 2014

arlowe Middle School was decorated exquisitely for Christmas on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 6. The school hosted a Breakfast with Santa event from 8-9:30 a.m., and then 10-11:30 a.m. Many families showed up with their young children to have breakfast and play some of the holiday-themed games set u...

TV Blog: “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

The cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Courtesy of www.facebook.com/BuffyTheVampireSlayer)

Rachel Brands

November 21, 2014

‘uffy the Vampire Slayer’ is a television show created by Joss Whedon that ran from 1997 to 2003. The show centers around Buffy Summers who moves to Sunnydale, California with her mother after she was expelled from her old school for burning down the gym (it was overrun with vampires). Buffy at...

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