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Mac Millers fifth mixtape, Best Day Ever,  was released March 11, 2011.

Review: Mac Miller “Best Day Ever”

Maddox Milar, Junior Reporter April 4, 2024

March 11 was the 13th anniversary of the mixtape “Best Day Ever” by American rapper Mac Miller. The mixtape was released March 11, 2011 by Rostrum Records following Miller's last mixtape “K.I.D.S.”  While...

Bride by Ali Hazelwood released on February 6, 2024.

Book of the month – February: Bride

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter February 29, 2024

Ali Hazelwood’s “Bride” is a vampyre/werewolf, paranormal romance that is much better than “Twilight.” This book is unlike any other vampyre/werewolf book that I have ever read, and is actually...

 Sanctuary of the Shadow by Aurora Ascher released on Jan. 10.

Book of the month – January: Sanctuary of the Shadow

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter January 31, 2024

Aurora Ascher’s “Sanctuary of the Shadow'' is a new thrilling romantasy novel that had me staying up until three a.m. and still telling myself “just one more chapter.” If you're a fan of “Fourth...

The Intern by Michele Campbell was released October 7 of this year.

Book of the month – December: The Intern

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter December 15, 2023

“The Intern” by Michele Campbell was honestly the worst book I’ve read in a while. The story in itself seems like it would be interesting, the characters fell flat driving the book to read poorly. “The...

Goosebumps has been a staple of youth horror fiction since the books have released, and had a successful TV series in the late 1990s.

Review: Goosebumps

Dalton Gates, Multimedia Editor October 25, 2023

R. L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” has been made into a television series once again and just in time for the Halloween season on Disney Plus and Hulu. Many of us are familiar with the original series and...

Percy Jackson and the Olympians tv show will be released Dec. 20, 2023 on Disney Plus.

Book of the month – September: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter October 12, 2023

Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods,” the sixth book in the series that many of us grew up with, is finally here and just in time for the release of Disney Plus's...

Happy Place was released April 25 of this year.

Book of the month – May: Happy Place

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter May 15, 2023

Emily Henry's “Happy Place”, like all her other books, is summer beach read that sucks you in quickly. This is a second chance romance about a summer vacation with friends to get you ready for summer...

Amazon Prime recently released a series based off of the book Daisy Jones and The Six.  It has been well received.

Book of the month – April: Daisy Jones and The Six

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter April 18, 2023

"Daisy Jones and The Six" by Taylor Jenkins Reid was an amazing read. The dynamic of the band, the music, the party scene, it was all intriguing and it sucks you into the story and the life of the late...

The set as it appeared at the end of In The Heights recreates the look of Washington Heights, New York in 2008.

Review: In the Heights

Ari Clark, Senior Reporter April 11, 2023

On Mar. 21 the Manitou Springs High School theater and choir classes went to see “In The Heights” at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. The original production was written by Lin Manuel Miranda,...

The Super Mario Bros. Movie was released on Apr. 5 with a run time of one hour and thirty-two minutes.

Review: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Sadie House, Senior Reporter April 10, 2023

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” released Apr. 5, 2023 and directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, brings the brightly colored nostalgia of the Mario franchise to the big screen for a fun-filled...

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