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Embrace your inner nerd

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

September 16, 2019

There has always been this stigma when it comes to certain types of entertainment like comics/manga, anime, theater, Dungeons and Dragons, etc. You needed to keep your love for certain things quiet or risk being outed as a ne...

Suicide Squad cast announced

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

September 16, 2019

On Friday, Warner Bros. announced their cast for The Suicide Squad. Not only will this film have some star-studded cast members, but it will also have director James Gunn, most notable for directing Guardians of the Galaxy. T...

The Lumineers Release “III”

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

September 16, 2019

The title, III, symbolizes the division of storytelling in the album. The album is split into three chapters, coming together to tell one fictitious, but emotional narrative. Each song tells the story of one character - all of whom...

Streaming wars only hurt the viewers

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

September 9, 2019

Over the past few years, more and more people have elected to cut their cable and satellite to save money, with alternatives like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. The problem with cable and satellite is that you can't get all the c...

13 Reasons why releases its third season

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

September 9, 2019

13 Reasons Why released its third season on Aug. 23, and the buzz about Liberty High School has returned. Since it’s first airing in 2017, 13 Reasons Why has received very controversial reviews and has started a nationwide di...

IT: Chapter 2 captivates viewers

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

September 9, 2019

The movie opens focused on the life of Mike Hanlon, who never left Derry, Maine like his friends did. Mike soon realizes that IT is back again and begins calling his friends that he has not heard from for decades. Viewers are dipped i...

“Aladdin” remake retains the spirit of the original

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

August 26, 2019

Let's face it, remakes of movies and TV shows are either a hit or miss (usually a miss). There are a lot of factors that cause this, so I thought we could look at one of this summer’s Disney remakes. In my opinion, the producers...

“The Lion King” garners mixed reviews

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

August 26, 2019

One of America’s favorite childhood movies was rebooted this past summer. No, not Peter Pan! Disney’s The Lion King roared back to life this past June, awakening the kid inside multiple generations. The plot of this new live-action m...

Taylor Swift releases her seventh album

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

August 26, 2019

Taylor Swift’s newly released Album, “Lover,” was released on Friday. Swift’s new album completely rewrites her own history, as she rises, unbroken, from her much darker times that were projected in the album “Reputation...

“Midsommar” leaves viewers bewildered

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

August 19, 2019

As summer comes, so does the summer blockbuster. After Jaws’ massive success in 1975, studios have clamored to produce big, expensive movies that draw in massive crowds during the summer. Yet, smaller studios are nothing to be...

New anime will get you pumped

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

August 19, 2019

It is ideal to want to be healthy; as we return to school, a lot of people are making decisions to go to the rec center more often to stay healthy. I discovered a new anime while looking at Joshi Pro Wrestler “Muscle Idol” ...

Miley and Liam officially split

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

August 19, 2019

Fans are devastated at the recent news that longtime celebrity power couple Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have separated. While paparazzi and fans speculated the split for some time, the pair announced their separation to the...

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