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Bill & Ted Face the Music

Lilly Franca, Media

September 25, 2020

“Be excellent to each other.- Bill And party on, Dudes. -Ted” Bill & Ted Face the Music with some advice, watch Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 1989 and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, 1991, FIRST!  All three movies start Keanu Reeves as Ted “Theodore” Logan and Alex Winter as ...

Seniors spend last year at All State

Victor Nyugen (Left), Kelli Taylor (Center), and Jackson Burnette (Right) taking a picture after the concert.

Alice Bennett, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Violinist Victor Nyugen and bassist Jackson Burnette traveled to Tulsa in mid-January for the annual OMEA All-State clinic, a group they auditioned for in December. The group performed under the direction of composer Kirt Mosier. The prestigious group performed a world premiere of  "Vortex Rising," a piece commissioned from Mosier ...

‘Joker’ destroys expectations

'Joker' destroys expectations

Gregory Richardson, Reporter

November 7, 2019

"Joker" is a movie by DC studios and directed by Todd Phillips, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert DeNiro, Zazie Beetz and other notable actors. It follows Arthur Fleck, played by Phoenix, who is a struggling stand up comedian who lives among the lowest of the low and plays a clown as a way to make mon...

‘Captain Marvel’ soars to the top of box office

'Captain Marvel' soars to the top of box office

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator

March 18, 2019

”Captain Marvel“ hit theaters March 8 and is a watershed moment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (commonly referred to as the "MCU"). Starring Academy Award winner Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, "Captain Marvel" owns the special distinction of being the first female standalone movie in the 11-year history of the MCU. When asked about being the lead i...


Alice Bennett, Reporter

March 14, 2019

The 2019 Academy Awards were surrounded by controversy this year from not having a host for the first time since 1989, to the two song limit to even cutting categories and then bringing them back. Despite all of this, the Oscars were surprisingly tame for all the buildup surrounding the event. The Oscars first had to deal with the issue of...

Engineering class tours local plant

Camryn Anderson, Reporter

March 7, 2019

The engineering and design class toured the Xerox manufacturing facility last block day to learn more about robotics and manufacturing. After studying industrial engineering, statistics, batch processing, and lean manufacturing, the class got to see it in action at the Xerox plant, where the students...

January Food Review: Hunny Bunny Biscuit Co.

Dylan DelCol, Reporter/Copy Editor

March 3, 2019

This month's food review is all about the biscuits at Hunny Bunny Biscuit Co. on 23rd Street. Hunny Bunny Biscuit Co. was the brainchild of executive chef Chris McKenna and the Urban Management Group Inc. McKenna said in an interview with the Gazette that he had started dreaming up a biscuit m...

How it “All Falls Down,” the Black community challenging high fashion

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator

February 28, 2019

In 2004, a young Chicago producer named Kanye West released his first studio album: "The College Dropout." One of the standout songs on the 21-track LP was the song “All Falls Down,” a soulful, four-minute dissection of materialism and insecurity within the African-American community. Remarkably, 15 ye...

Kendrick Lamar: A voice of a generation

The album art for Lamar's third album, 2015's

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator

February 27, 2019

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born  June 17, 1987, in Compton, Cali. Kendrick's life would change forever at the young age of 8 years old, when he was "inspired" after he saw Tupac Shakur, during the filming of a music video in Compton. Twenty-four years later, that inspiration would come to fruition...

Romance (and money) is in the air

February 12, 2019

We all know what the middle of February means: discount candy day. But before people gorge themselves on half-off Snickers, they typically spend their time enjoying Valentine's Day with the people they love. There are plenty of ways to spend the day, from spending quality time with each other to just se...

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