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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 [...]

Opinions:  ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Opinions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Murder on the Orient Express is an awesome movie that would keep all watchers on the edge of their seat wondering who caused the Murder of Ratchett the Gangster. My opinion of the movie is that [...]

Opinions:  Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

Opinions: Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth movie in the Star Wars saga franchise and the second movie in the trilogy. At the end of [...]

Opinions:  Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

Opinions: Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

It is that time of year again, in which we reflect on the choices we have made and the choices we will make. Unless, you are me, in which case this time of year means one [...]

Opinions: Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants

Opinions: Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants

Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Zane Roberts, Newspaper Copy Editor, and Zach Zoeller, Staff Marketing Manager   [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews new P!nk album

Opinions: Staffer reviews new P!nk album

P!nk is a singer notorious for her punk rock aesthetic and no care attitude, a singer who recruited her ex-husband for a music video and seemingly redefined what it meant to be a popstar. This P!nk [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews new Apple iPhone products

Opinions: Staffer reviews new Apple iPhone products

At the end of the summer, Apple came out with three new products: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. Should you upgrade to one of these new and improved products? That is [...]