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J-Cole lights up Target Center on KOD tour

J-Cole lights up Target Center on KOD tour

Mason Arneson, Variety Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Editorials

On a chilly Wednesday night, J Cole and company managed to heat up the Target Center with a stirring set. Less than a month following the release of his fifth studio album, KOD, one of hip hop’s most popular acts, J Cole, announced that he would be embarking on his second arena tour in as many years.

Movie Monday: White Boy Rick

Movie Monday: White Boy Rick

Max Lacey, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Movie Monday, Opinion

White Boy Rick is a true story about the childhood of Rick Wershe Jr., and how he became the youngest FBI informant and Michigan’s longest nonviolent offender at age 14.

Favorite songs of the summer

Favorite songs of the summer

Gianni Tejada, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

This summer, many artists came out with projects, from Drake to Travis Scott to five 7-track EPs entirely produced by Kanye West, and many more. There have been lots of great songs that released this summer and The HHS Journalism Production class has compiled their favorites. Underneath each song choice is a reason it was a favorite. 

Review: Jack Ryan

Review: Jack Ryan

Sam Buttress, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Have you ever watched an episode of “The Office” and thought, “Yeah this is good, but it’d be much better if Jim was a CIA officer and instead of pranking Dwight he hunted down a terrorist mastermind,”? Amazon’s new series “Jack Ryan” may not scratch that itch exactly, but it’s by far the closest we’re going to get.  

It’s never the boyfriend

Olivia Cohen, News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

In the era we find ourselves living in, word travels fast. So fast when an event occurs in the news, within hours, even minutes of its occurance, a slew of news articles are already on the scene reporting it. So when the media broke and let the news spill of Mac Miller's death, a river of reports, stories, theories and comments were already being made.

Taylor wants a Swift change in reputation

Olivia Cohen, News Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

We all know Taylor Swift as the as the pop singer with the songs about the ups and downs of her love life and the singer with the lyrics expressing her most personal experiences. But since Swift has dropped her newest album Reputation, it has made some skeptical of her new persona and what it means.

Album Review: Eminem-Kamikaze

Album Review: Eminem-Kamikaze

Mason Arneson, Variety Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Editorials

Eminem surprised music fans across the world last Friday when he delivered his ninth studio album Kamikaze. At this point in his career, Marshall Mathers needs no introduction. He is the best selling rapper of all time and he has established himself into one of the best lyricists and MCs to ever grip a mic.

Album Review: Travis Scott-Astroworld

Album Review: Travis Scott-Astroworld

Mason Arneson, Variety Editor

August 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Editorials

After nearly two years, Travis Scott has re-opened the gates to Astroworld. Releases of two singles almost a year apart created intrigue and brought up questions in regards to when La Flame would be re-opening the gates to the Houston relic that still cherishes to this day on his third studio album, Astroworld.

Album Review: Kanye West – ye

Album Review: Kanye West – ye

Mason Arnseon, Gianni Tejada, and Jake Lehman

June 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Kanye West. New album. Need I say more? Whenever Kanye West goes into album mode, the phenomenon known as Yeezy Season is always one of the most intriguing storylines regardless of what the subsequent album has in store. From GOOD Fridays to Twitter rants, music’s most controversial figure makes headlines for weeks and months leading up to a release date.

Op/Ed: The lost top 10’s

Sam Buttress, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

One of my favorite parts of our newspaper every month is the hilarious top ten, but not every list can make the cut. Here are the top tens of the year that got rejected.

Op/Ed: Lebron James vs Michael Jordan

David Campbell and Gianni Tejada

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials, Uncategorized

Lebron James has become one of the greatest basketball players to ever live and nobody can debate this. However many people believe he is not only one of the best but actually is the best. Two Royal Page sports reporters debate on the topic: Lebron vs MJ.

Drake and Pusha T: The Jay Z and Nas of this generation

Mason Arneson, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

The pre-summer stretch arguably the most important in the music industry out of the entire year. The songs and projects that have been or will be released will be benchmarks of the summer music landscape

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