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Split: Movie Review

Emma Markson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

*Spoiler Alert* A new thriller has come into theaters recently, becoming surprisingly successful --and for good reason.  With an amazing $40.2 million in ticket sales, M. Night Shymalan’s Split has become the highest grossing new film.  The second highest grossing film, xXx: The Return of Xander Ca...

She’s Dolphinately a Shark

She’s Dolphinately a Shark

Lynne Chen, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Television

** SPOILER ALERT ** If you tuned in to The Bachelor premiere this previous Monday, you were introduced to Nick Viall, the new bachelor. This season promises to be hilarious and drama filled as women of all different personalities compete for the final rose, and a proposal. Many things happened during ...

Chinese Lanterns Light the Night

Chinese Lanterns Light the Night

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Every year at Koka Booth Amphitheater, the Chinese Lantern Festival takes place.  Each lantern is made of hundreds of parts and thousands of LED lights.  In addition to the spectacular lantern display, visitors will be able to watch traditional performances on the stage.  The festival runs Tuesday's t...

Holiday Musicals Heighten the Happiness of the Holidays

Holiday Musicals Heighten the Happiness of the Holidays

Ruby Shah, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Television

Musicals are common throughout popular culture like Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera. However, musicals come in different categories and as the holidays inch closer, the music will as well. Holiday musicals can be enjoyed with family and friends through December. Listening to these musicals can...

The Hamilton Mixtape is Can’t Miss

<i>The Hamilton Mixtape</i> is Can’t Miss

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The whole world has heard of Hamilton- the hit Broadway musical that has broken boundaries and received stellar reviews from critics all over the country.  For those who aren’t in the know, the musical focuses on the life of America’s first treasury-secretary Alexander Hamilton, but rather with hip-...

White Chocolate Pretzel Rods

White Chocolate Pretzel Rods

Haley Dellinger, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Christmas pretzel rods are a quick and easy holiday snack to make. Dunk, sprinkle and drizzle the pretzels as you wish. This sweet and salty treat will have you and your friends going crazy for more. Pretzel rods can be made any time of the year, but taste especially good during the holiday season  ...

Easy Mint Brownies

Colleen Haubold, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Looking for an easy treat to make in less than 30 minutes? Look no further.  These mint brownies are a great holiday twist to your average  brownies.  It is time to celebrate the season with a little peppermint. Enjoy. Ingredients: Any type of brownie mix One bag of mint patties candies-su...

Fantastic Beasts Expands Potterverse

<i>Fantastic Beasts</i> Expands Potterverse

Sonia Rao, Magizoologist

December 6, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Harry Potter is one of the most beloved children’s series of all time.  With books, movies, and screenplays, the magical wizarding world has never failed to capture hearts of all ages.  Unsurprisingly, the newest addition to the Potterverse, movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is sure to charm even the ...

Scarowinds, Are You In?

Scarowinds, Are You In?

Cassidy Yelincic, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The Carowinds theme park in Charlotte completely remodels itself each September and October into a new, frightening experience called Scarowinds. This transformation begins each night once the sun starts to set, and a ghoulish new atmosphere begins to surround the attendees. At 6 pm, the haunted houses are...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Colleen Haubold and Haley Dellinger

October 24, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Fall is halfway through, and people are starting to lose the pumpkin fever. Slow down. Pumpkins are still in season. Get them while you can. These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins will get you back in the pumpkin spirit. Ingredients ¾ cup white sugar ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs ¾ cup canned muffins ¼ cup water 1 ½ ...

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Haley Dellinger, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

West Cary has many locations to find something to eat: Park West, Beaver Creek, Park Side, and Stone Creek. This is great for Green Hope students who love to hang out with friends and are looking for somewhere to go. Teenagers, just like adults, look for a friendly environment and good food. Bad ...

Inside-Out Oreos

Inside-Out Oreos

Haley Dellinger and Colleen Haubold

September 15, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Looking for a rich and delicious dessert? If so, look no further. Most everyone loves Oreos, whether you  dip them in milk, or twist them apart. But now,  you can enjoy Oreos in a different way: inside-out. Inside-out Oreos are Oreo balls with the icing is on the outside. So if you are craving...

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