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Opinion: Staff members review newest season of the bachelor

Opinion: Staff members review newest season of the bachelor

Season 24 of The Bachelor started airing Jan. 6, 2020. This year Peter Weber is the new bachelor. Peter was a runner up on the Bachelorette. Out of 30 women Peter has to choose one at [...]

Opinion: Staff Members comment on Harry Styles’ new album

Opinion: Staff Members comment on Harry Styles’ new album

On Dec.13th 2019, Harry Styles released a new album titled, “Fine Line”. It is his first album since 2017, released after his one year break from social media and press. The album has 12 new songs, [...]

Opinion: Staff members review adaptations of Grinch Movies

Opinion: Staff members review adaptations of Grinch Movies

At this time of year, our entertainment is filled with Christmas trees, reindeer, and movies about holiday cheer. Some Christmas movies are considered classics and are a staple for every winter season. For decades, the Grinch [...]

Opinions: Staff members help seniors prepare for college living

Opinions: Staff members help seniors prepare for college living

Staff members help seniors prepare for college living… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Athletics Section Editor, and Braden Schwarz, Staff Business Manager   [...]

Opinions: Staff members explore local ice cream shops in anticipation of hot summer weather

Opinions: Staff members explore local ice cream shops in anticipation of hot summer weather

Staff members explore local ice cream shops in anticipation of hot summer weather… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Design, and Riggs Schlochtermeier, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor [...]

Opinions:  Flatland Cavalry is a soon-to-be household name

Opinions: Flatland Cavalry is a soon-to-be household name

The Alamo, cowboys and football. If you wanted to sum up the state of Texas, these three subjects would be your main points of discussion. However, with the rise of the Texas music industry, Flatland Cavalry [...]

Opinions:  Student anticipates remakes of classic Disney movies

Opinions: Student anticipates remakes of classic Disney movies

“Circle of Life” and “Friend Like Me” are both songs that most teenagers have heard of at one point in their lives. From the movies, The Lion King and Aladdin, these songs will make their debuts [...]

Opinions:  Staff members continue their quest for the best car wash in Manhattan

Opinions: Staff members continue their quest for the best car wash in Manhattan

Staff members continue their quest for the best car wash in Manhattan… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Mac Hayes, Staff Member, and Allie Jensen, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Photography   [...]

Opinions:  Staff members test out popular sledding spots in the area

Opinions: Staff members test out popular sledding spots in the area

Staff members test out popular sledding spots in the area… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Spencer Dugan, News/Video Editor in Chief, and Skyler Forge, Yearbook People Section Editor   [...]

Opinions:  Staff members choose their favorite Manhattan coffee shops

Opinions: Staff members choose their favorite Manhattan coffee shops

Staff members choose their favorite Manhattan coffee shops… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Malea Karnes, Newspaper Copy Editor, and Kaiton Padget, Yearbook Academics Section Editor   [...]

Opinions:  Two staff members spread holiday cheer through favorite Christmas movies

Opinions: Two staff members spread holiday cheer through favorite Christmas movies

Two staff members spread holiday cheer through favorite Christmas movies… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Spencer Dugan, News Editor in Chief, and Skyler Forge, Yearbook People Section Editor   [...]

Opinions:  ‘The Hate U Give’ film is enlightening and empowering

Opinions: ‘The Hate U Give’ film is enlightening and empowering

THUG LIFE is an acronym that the late rapper Tupac used in his lyrics, meaning “The hate u give little infants ***** everybody.” The movie adaptation of award-winning young adult novel, The Hate U Give, by [...]

Opinions:  New album by LANY provides nine popular, meaningful tracks

Opinions: New album by LANY provides nine popular, meaningful tracks

Isolating yourself from the world or eating ice cream for hours might be just a few things to help a heartbreak. For Paul Klein, however, writing a nine-track album, is the perfect remedy for a broken [...]

Opinions:  New movie, Instant Family, provides lessons on real-life situations

Opinions: New movie, Instant Family, provides lessons on real-life situations

Family, according to www.vocabulary.com, is a “primary social group; consisting parents and children.” You might define a family as a genetically related relationship, but for Pete and Ellie in the movie Instant Family, a family is [...]

Opinions:  Staff members review three newly opened restaurants in Manhattan

Opinions: Staff members review three newly opened restaurants in Manhattan

Staff members review three newly opened restaurants in Manhattan… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Design, and Abby Ruder, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Copy   [...]

Opinions:  Staff members search for the best local car washes

Opinions: Staff members search for the best local car washes

Staff members search for the best local car washes… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Josie Frederiksen, Yearbook Student Life Section Editor, and Allie Jensen, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Photography   [...]

Opinions:  Staff members discuss new books, movies and television shows during roundtable

Opinions: Staff members discuss new books, movies and television shows during roundtable

Staff members discuss new books, movies and television shows during roundtable… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Josie Frederiksen, Yearbook Student Life Section Editor; Ethan Karnes, News Photo/Video Editor; Malea Karnes, News Copy Editor; [...]

Opinions:  Four staff members discuss high school, college and professional sports

Opinions: Four staff members discuss high school, college and professional sports

Four staff members discuss high school, college and professional sports… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Athletics Section Editor; Spencer Dugan, News Editor in Chief; Skyler Forge, Yearbook People Section Editor; [...]

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

As the lights lowered, a hush fell over the crowd, followed by a wave of applause and shouts. Thousands of fans waited in anticipation, as Lorde walked towards the front of the stage, grabbing the microphone [...]

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

On March 15, I took a trip to Manhattan for some cold refreshments from some new businesses. I first went to Pandora Rolled Ice Cream in Aggieville, then I went to Smoothie King on the west [...]