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Newk’s is “bold and delicious”

Newk’s is “bold and delicious”

Alec Critser, Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE

Let’s face it: there are a plethora of restaurants in Cary, and it’s hard to keep up with all of the new dining establishments that seem to pop up everyday. However, Newk’s, a “fast-casual” restaurant, is definitely noteworthy among the sprawling food scene in the Triangle. Newk’s repla...

Springtime is Smoothietime

Springtime is Smoothietime

Chloe Ruffieux, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

For smoothie lovers everywhere, this decadent smoothie is just the thing for you! This tasty combination of tropical fruits and flavors is perfect for a beautiful warm spring or summer day. Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen peaches 1/2 cup frozen nectarines 1/4 cup frozen pineapple 2 bananas 1...

You Should Know No

You Should Know <i>No</i>

Ben Needham, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

Recently, new music has been climbing the charts as well as pop radio, and one of the most newly released singles is from Meghan Trainor who won her first Grammy for best new artist earlier this year. The track, “No,"  was released this month and quickly rose from number 10 to number two on the charts ...

Kendrick Lamar Releases Surprise Album: untitled unmastered

Kendrick Lamar Releases Surprise Album: <i>untitled unmastered</i>

Michael Dudash, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under Music, STUDENT LIFE

Yesterday, Kendrick Lamar released a surprise project that is now available on every major streaming service.  This album, titled untitled unmastered. was completely unannounced, aside from an Instagram post from the CEO of Lamar’s record label, Top Dawg Entertainment, promising a release from one ...

What The Oscars Are Doing Right…
and What The Grammys Are Doing Wrong

What The Oscars Are Doing Right… </br>and What The Grammys Are Doing Wrong

Alec Critser, Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Music, SHOWCASE

  Last Sunday, all of Hollywood gathered at the Dolby Theater to award the highest honors in cinema, the Oscars. At the end of the big show, Spotlight, an incredible movie about highlighting a widespread issue using investigative journalism, took home the best picture award, and rightfully so....

Life on Repeat

Life on Repeat

Sam Petersen, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, VIDEO

Spring is almost here. Is it time to change your routine? I know I need a change. Everyday I do the same thing. I get up and go to school, and when I get home, I do my homework. I waste most of my free time on the internet, looking at all of the cool things other people are doing. I think it is time I...

What Does Your Morning Look Like?

What Does Your Morning Look Like?

Alec Critser and Michaela Mann

February 26, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Boys and girls are different in a lot of ways, and morning routine is just another way that the two genders differ from one another. In order to highlight the distinct contrasting nature of the two routines, we had a girl and a boy describe their morning routine. Hopefully, this article will giv...

The Oscars Predictions

The Oscars Predictions

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE

The biggest night in Hollywood is this Sunday, and the race this year is a close one. So many incredible movies have come out this year, and the diversity of the films up for awards make it hard to gauge who will win. However, I have been following the Oscars closely over the past few years and feel as ...

Kanye West Albums Ranked: 1-808s

Kanye West Albums Ranked: 1-808s

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Kanye released his latest album, The Life of Pablo, this past week in addition to a lot of tweets ranting and revealing details of his life, including the fact that he’s in a massive amount of debt. In his rants, he revealed that he is only releasing his new album on Tidal (sigh…), so I decided t...

Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie Bowls

Chloe Ruffieux, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Looking for a way to mix up your breakfast? A healthy alternative that's just as tasty--or even more yummy--as waffles, or bacon is a smoothie bowl. Now what exactly is a smoothie bowl? For all those skeptical that a smoothie bowl is simply just a smoothie in a bowl rather than in a cup; trust me it...

Be Weary of Yeezy Season

Be Weary of Yeezy Season

Lucas Saacks, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE

I’m scared, guys. I’m scared for a lot of things. I’m scared rhinos will be extinct before my children get to witness their powerful beauty with their own eyes. I’m scared the North Pole will melt and this world will become a rubbled soup. I’m scared my future college roommate will have some...

Blackstar: David Bowie’s Brooding Parting Gift

<i>Blackstar</i>: David Bowie’s Brooding Parting Gift

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

When this album was first released on the prolific English musician’s 69th birthday, it was already impressive. The 41-minute-long album is one of Bowie’s most experimental albums, infusing elements of jazz, art rock, and experimentalism. It was made possible with longtime producer and friend, D...

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