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Black Panther is more than just a superhero movie

Black Panther is more than just a superhero movie

Xavi Golden, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Review, Top Stories

Imagine a superhero. Not any specific character, just the image that comes to your mind when you think about costumed do-gooders. You see, in your mind’s eye, a white guy who’s wearing his underwear on the outside of his pants. Now, you’re not “racist” for thinking of the archetypal superhero as ...

Top 5 Super Bowl LII commercials

Top 5 Super Bowl LII commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Groupon: “Who Wouldn’t” Good Super Bowl commercials have always thrived on shots below the waist or to the gut. Groupon’s is no different as a PAT kick to the gut produces an immediate laugh. 3.5 out of 5 stars NFL: “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” New York Giants stars Eli ...

Jan. music releases pave way for 2018 to be hip-hop’s year

Jan. music releases pave way for 2018 to be hip-hop’s year

Maddie Brockmyre, Co-editor in chief

January 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Review, Top Stories

As this month winds down, take a look at some of the more memorable song and album releases in the hip-hop genre, and what's to come.

Art in Nature

Ayebah Wilson, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment

On Dec. 14, the reveal of Grand Haven High School visual art students’ variety of work will be presented at the Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center, and open for the public to appreciate and admire student talent. With a variety of artwork from the various classes that the high school provides, all f...

The Grammy Awards: the nominees, the snubs and the potential winners

The Grammy Awards: the nominees, the snubs and the potential winners

Caitlyn Cooling, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Top Stories

The 60th annual Grammy awards are one of the most anticipated ceremonies of the year. Pulling in upwards of 26 million viewers every year. So who’s going to take home a win this year? Tune in January 28 to find out. Here’s a list of the most watched categories along with their nominees: (see t...

Avengers: Infinity War trailer provides an exciting glimpse of what’s to come

Avengers: Infinity War trailer provides an exciting glimpse of what’s to come
Watch the trailer here:

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Review, Top Stories

When I saw the Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 trailer pop up on my YouTube feed the other day, there was no hesitation as I excitedly tapped on it. Within the first few seconds, my heart rate was racing with Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and the Incredible Hu...

The Thrill of the Hunt

Caitlyn Cooling and Kelly Klouw, Reporter

November 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

‘Tis the season of wide-eyed shoppers standing outside of their favorite stores at 6 a.m. in sub-freezing temperatures eagerly waiting to trample into the hottest deals of the season. This week is home to one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. And no, we’re not talking about Thanksgiving,...

Adaptive arts program demonstrates creativity around school

Adaptive arts program demonstrates creativity around school

Lucy Toppen, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, News, Top Stories

The brightly colored human figures pasted up in the hallways recently are a part of an art project by the adaptive arts program inspired by the work of Keith Haring. Keith Haring is well known for his bold and colorful artwork which depicted shapes of humans with expressive lines to show their mo...

Marching band is bigger than the football team

Marching band is bigger than the football team

Karianne Turner and Caitlin Shampine

June 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The marching band is for the football team, a group of freshman say as I pass them in the hallway. To the average high schooler, yes marching band is for the football team because you don't see them any other time. But that's simply not the case. Marching band season spans from May to mid- Oct. While...

Raising awareness to save lives

Macy Swiftney, Abigail Holman, and Kelly Klouw

June 13, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Photo

Many people picture a fun beach day body surfing in huge waves or even just going for a swim with friends. What many people don’t realize is that even though the big waves can be fun, there are certain precautions you should take while swimming in the lake this summer. Specifically in the city of Grand Haven many...

Top three beaches to visit in Grand Haven

Macy Swiftney, Kelly Klouw, and Abigail Holman

June 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Photos

  Macy Swiftney Rosy Mound Beach Rosy Mound Beach is a great, hidden spot to spend a beautiful summer day. With minimum crowds of people and the beautiful sand dunes and trails, this is the perfect spot to relax with a couple of friends or with family. Kelly Klouw 2. Gra...