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This is one of the official promotional posters for Lokis second season. Its final, amazing episode aired on Thursday, Nov. 9,  to generally favorable reviews.

Free Will, Magic, and Paradoxes: A Loki Season 2 Review

JD Prelich, Reporter November 28, 2023

Recently, the second season of Loki finished. Many people, like myself, expected it to be horrible, like the rest of Marvel's more recent movies and TV shows. I, however, was pleasantly surprised by...

Bonnie, Freddy, and Chica; all made by Jim Hensons Creature Shop, line the center stage for their debut film

Five Nights at Freddy’s: A Return to Our Childhood

Bryce Keller and Ollie Williams November 21, 2023

Since the franchise’s debut in 2014, the famous video game; “Five Nights at Freddy's,” has circulated Hollywood with hopes of being a movie– until now.  Though many of the featured characters...

These are some of Crumbls unique flavors, cowboy cookie, brownie sundae, and birthday cake, featured the week of Fourth of July.

The Best Ones out There

Olivia Burns, Reporter November 20, 2023

When my cousins first told me about this store that was selling weirdly flavored cookies, I didn’t know I would get hooked on them. Crumbl Cookies are the best cookies I have ever tasted. They...

While the two shrugs look identical, the one on the left, offered by Shein, is created with machinery and is sold at a cheaper price. The crocheted item on the right is hand crafted and is higher quality and must be sold at a higher price to make profit.

The Broken Industry

Abigayle Kusmierski, Reporter October 17, 2023

Fast fashion is something that everyone is tempted to buy from, but has anyone thought about how it's made? Or maybe who is making it and how much they get paid?  Well, over social media platforms, there...

All three of the Kizumonogatari movie posters made to advertise the films releases.

“Kizumonogatari” : The most bizarre film trilogy you’ve never heard of.

Alexander Mihalyov, Reporter October 16, 2023

"The Monogatari Series"; a series very few outside Japan know the name of, is one of the greatest stories of all time. It is written by Nisio Isin the author who won the 23rd Mephisto Prize, a prize...

Edgin (Chirs Pine) and Holga (Michelle Rodriguez) betrayed by Forge (Hugh Grant) at the Climax of the Film

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Trent Spangler, Reporter April 14, 2023

“Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” is Paramount's latest film. Directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein who are best known for directing the 2015 film Vacation. As a fan...

The Australian cartoon Bluey is intended for kids, but has captured the attention of an older audience.

Bluey– Not Just for Kids

Millie Bahn, Reporter April 14, 2023

From bonding family moments to innocent child’s play, Bluey is a show primarily targeted at children. So why are older, more- mature audiences drawn to this Australian-slice-of-life cartoon? Bluey...

Dickerson takes classic fairy tales and makes them real, giving each well-known character a beautiful story and a strong background of faith.

Lydia’s Literary Loves – Melanie Dickerson

Lydia Flemmens, Reporter April 14, 2023

My love of Melanie Dickerson’s books started with my own short stories. I shared a few of my historical fiction novellas, chock full of adventure and romance, with my best friend, and she asked if...

A student spends time in prayer during a club meeting.

Prayers for Prayer Club

Lydia Flemmens, Reporter March 31, 2023

Have you ever arrived at school in mid-September and wondered why there were a group of students and teachers circled around the main flagpole? Maybe you’ve heard singing coming from the science...

The elegant and eye-catching cover of the novel.

Dark, Queer, and Twisted

Charlotte Van Haren, Reporter March 29, 2023

*This article contains spoilers for the novel A Lesson in Vengeance Picture this.  You’re a young woman, sent by your wealthy parents to a gaunt and haunted boarding school in the forested hills...

Singer, songwriter, and 2023 Super Bowl Halftime performer Rihanna.

Over the Top or Underwhelming?

Brooke Jordan, Reporter March 3, 2023

From jokes like “Rihanna concert interrupted by a football game. Weird but whatever” printed onto t-shirts to memes of the incoming dancers in their white suits, the Super Bowl halftime show is annually...

The sun begins to rise before Dallastown students enter school early to start their day.

The Cost of Starting High School Later

Brooke Jordan , Reporter February 14, 2023

I wake up in the morning running off of five hours of sleep, shuffling through the dark to find my phone to hit the snooze button. I, like most teenagers, get less than the required eight to ten hours...

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