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CF5K Glow Run Video

Abigail Holman and Macy Swiftney

May 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video

People in the community participated in the CF5K Glow Run on Friday, April 28 to support those with Cystic Fibrosis.

“Slide” by Calvin Harris reminiscent of summertime

“Slide” by Calvin Harris reminiscent of summertime

Jamie Gretzinger, Reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The phrase “Song of the Summer” is used to describe many of Calvin Harris’s songs, his upbeat tempo marking the tunes memorable and popular. Kids, teens and parents hear his songs being played on the radio constantly. As soon as I heard Harris’s new song, “Slide”, I immediately though...

Beauty and the Beast remake is a let down

Beauty and the Beast remake is a let down

Ysabela Golden, Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

I could sit around all day and list the virtues of the first Disney Beauty and the Beast - it had beautiful visuals, a (comparatively) acceptable role model for little girls, a brilliant soundtrack, and it kickstarted my lifelong obsession with stained glass windows. So many great points that I’ve...

All the reasons you should watch Beauty and the Beast

All the reasons you should watch Beauty and the Beast

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor

April 10, 2017


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I’m telling you now, whoever you are, watch Beauty and the Beast. This classic was remade this year, and I will spend the next few minutes that you are reading this trying to convince you to watch it. In case you are unaware of this film, here is the gist. A book loving beautiful girl, (played...

Eric Moerland: Triple Threat

Eric Moerland: Triple Threat

Julia Drabczyk, Reporter

March 27, 2017


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Three times the charm is what they always say, or in this case three instruments is the charm for senior Eric Moerland. He is involved in band, choir, and orchestra all at the same time, which is practically unheard of for a high school student. In 4th grade Moerland started out playing the violin,...

King Kong shows extinction is mostly bad

King Kong shows extinction is mostly bad

Ysabela Golden, Reporter

March 27, 2017


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Monsters have a tendency to show up late to their own movies. It doesn’t matter if the film is named after them, or if they’ve already murdered their way through half the cast, the drama queens won’t let anyone see their face until the climax rolls out. If they’re starring in more of a horror...

Drama club creates play in under 24 hours

Drama club creates play in under 24 hours

Jack Nicholson, Reporter

March 21, 2017


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Grand Haven's drama club put on a special, first time event that requests any individual to stop by and stay. On Friday, Mar. 10, a prototype of a show was in motion. Orchestrated and set up by Rita McClary, English teacher and theatre educator. This event is one of a kind and has not been done befo...

What does Easter mean to you?

Anna Ackerman, Reporter

March 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Students and teachers around the school share their thoughts on what they participate in for Easter or what Easter means to them. Many people choose to attend church and have some sort of meal afterwards. Whether you celebrate the resurrection of Christ or not, many people still hunt for Easter egg...

A Cure for Wellness confuses all

A Cure for Wellness confuses all

Caitlin Shampine, Life Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Imagine you're sitting in the movie theater with you parents, or friends, or significant other. Now imagine that someone on the screen enters the room, then starts undressing in front of a man, with no context whatsoever. Then this man starts playing with himself, with noises that would make anyone want...

Logan; the first quality X-Men movie

Logan; the first quality X-Men movie

Ysabela Golden, Reporter

March 10, 2017


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If you had walked up to me in 2015 and told me there would be an objectively good X-Men movie playing in theaters by 2017, I would have laughed in your face. Then my laughter would have slowly shifted into gross sobbing, and you would have had to stand there awkwardly while I cried about the existence...