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Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Alexis Tater and Nick Rice

May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying to be able to walk into a place for once that was welcoming, along with containing a variety of differ...

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Alexis Tater, Reporter

May 6, 2019

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the storefront which housed Coffee Grounds, tore down a few walls, and renovated it. The Side Bar is a pa...

Jason Klinger brings world view into classroom to inspire deeper thinking

Jason Klinger brings world view into classroom to inspire deeper thinking

Alexis Tater, Reporter

March 21, 2019

Jason Klinger was 8 years old when he stood in Germany and watched in amazement as the Berlin wall came to the ground. He was speechless as he watched the large concrete blocks fall. Graffiti sprayed on the walls with letters to lost loved ones eventually fell apart, but families and lovers who wer...

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War
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Nick Twa, Reporter

December 13, 2018

So… that happened. That was what I thought when I finished watching the Avengers: Endgame trailer. Sure, all trailers are meant to get you excited for the movie. But this trailer took it to another level. The suspense that was left from Avengers: Infinity War was honed in when Marvel decided to c...

British crime show “Bodyguard” will make you wish you had security

British crime show “Bodyguard” will make you wish you had security

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

November 29, 2018

A quiet kind of intensity radiates throughout the British crime show “Bodyguard”. With a plot centered around terrorist threats in the UK, the show reaches into the actual fears of terrorism we face in today's society, allowing real emotion to build in fictional circumstances. Each episode is filled with slo...

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

November 28, 2018

As the seasons change, so does Starbucks’ seasonal drinks. Every year the winter season drinks are the star of winter. Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, peppermint and white chocolate are taking over. The newest drink spoke to me instantly, a Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. At first I thought it s...

Khalids “Suncity” entrance’s listeners

Khalids “Suncity” entrance’s listeners

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

November 28, 2018

With the release of American Teen in 2017, R&B artist Khalid made his mark in the R&B world. Since then, Khalid’s voice has been featured in numerous songs in a wide variety of genres. If you asked me a week ago if I liked Khalid, my answer would probably be something along the lines o...

Britannia leaves viewers breathless

Britannia leaves viewers breathless

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

February 20, 2018

Brimming with haunting Druids and Deathly Romans, Britannia reaches deep into a land quaking with tension. When the Romans arrive to the island of Britannia, ruin and mass devastation are soon to follow. The rivaling tribes of Cantii and Regni find themselves trapped in a web of Roman deception a...

Absentia sends chills down viewers’ spines

Absentia sends chills down viewers’ spines

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

February 20, 2018

Mind reeling, a chill coursing through my veins. This is how I sat after watching Absentia. This new Amazon original show is nothing short of downright spooky. Following the horrifying story of  FBI agent Emily Byrne’s return after being held captive for six years by a man still at large it is both...

Mozart in the Jungle sure to inspire its audience

Mozart in the Jungle sure to inspire its audience

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

February 20, 2018

Music breeds passion. It reaches the greatest depths of our souls and draws out our deepest emotions. Mozart in the Jungle reminds viewers that even music absent of lyrics carries deep emotion. With three seasons focused on characters who have dedicated themselves to bringing a story to life through the...

Amazon Originals worthy of bingeing

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

February 20, 2018

If you're looking for a thrilling show to binge Amazon, has come through with some fantastic and thrilling series that will leave you clicking to watch the next episode.

Black Panther is more than just a superhero movie

Black Panther is more than just a superhero movie

Xavi Golden, Reporter

February 16, 2018

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 ...