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Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017 • 32 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Warning: If you are unfamiliar with the story of Beauty and the Beast, watch the movie first! This article contains spoilers.   Rumors of a live-action rendition of a fan-favorite Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast, have been swirling around the internet since as early as January of 2015. Since then...

A Warm Welcome to The Gibson Co.

A Warm Welcome to The Gibson Co.

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
November 2, 2016 • 139 views
Filed under Columns, Features

Just a short six minute drive from the school, located next to Browns Bridge Church, is a little boutique called “The Gibson Co.”, a hidden treasure of North Forsyth. This home away from home is filled with adorable knick-knacks, soaps, and art for sale, all of which are made by people in the community....

A New Album, A New Era

A New Album, A New Era

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer
April 15, 2016 • 290 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

It has been 3 years since the 1975 released their debut, self titled album in August of 2013 and they recently released their new album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It on February 26th, 2015. Since their debut album, the band has grown exponentially in populari...

A Walk Through the Booth Museum

A Walk Through the Booth Museum

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016 • 301 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the heart of Cartersville, Georgia, the Booth Western Art Museum makes its home. This museum is highly recommended by those who have visited it, and it is considered an alternative to the High Museum in Atlanta. In comparison, both museums are roughly the same one hour distance from Forsyth, and w...

Summer 2015 Movie Recap

Summer 2015 Movie Recap

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015 • 391 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The summer of 2015 was incredible in terms of movies. There were fantastic movies that defied all expectations; however, with every great movie, comes a terrible one. One of the biggest blockbusters of the summer was Jurassic World, an addition to the Jurassic Park trilogy. Jurassic World follows a luxur...

R5: The Beginning of a Successful Career

R5: The Beginning of a Successful Career

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
September 8, 2015 • 362 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

R5 is a melodic pop rock ensemble that incorporates angelic harmonies and gentle acoustics to blend into a positive, upbeat melody. The drums and keyboard are audible, but not to the point that it overwhelms the overall sound quality of the piece. Instead, their parts are carefully thought out to make ...

The Nerd’s Eye View

The Nerd’s Eye View

Alex Rodgers and Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015 • 453 views
Filed under Movies, TV, & Games, Multi-Media, Showcase

In this video Alex Rodgers and Tiffany Lovell will be talking about Ouran High School Host Club,  and Black Butler, in the first part of a three part series.

The Cautionary Tale of Terminator: Genisys

The Cautionary Tale of Terminator: Genisys

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
May 11, 2015 • 360 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

This is the year of sequels for movies, which is not a bad thing by any means. Avengers 2 and Pitch Perfect 2 are some of the major headliners coming to theaters this year, with Avengers 2 predicted to be the highest grossing movie of all time. However, we come to a sequel that people where excited for,...

Upside Down Flips My World Upside Down

Upside Down Flips My World Upside Down

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor
May 7, 2015 • 310 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Winding viewers up with its out-of-this-world conceptual science and phenomenal film filter, Upside Down by Juan Diego Solanas is a movie that, once started, cannot be interrupted to even get up to go to the bathroom. Critics rave over the flattering colors and ground-breaking plot, saying it could be...

Dylan Gardener’s Debut Album proves to be Sensational

Dylan Gardener’s Debut Album proves to be Sensational

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer
March 25, 2015 • 316 views
Filed under Music, Showcase

No surprise that the name Dylan Gardner is probably familiar; he is a YouTube sensation. He went viral with a cover of the Beatles “Abbey Road” that he constructed in 15-second increments. Since then, Gardner has hit many musical milestones, getting his singing career off to a great start. In 2013,...

Extended Playlist: Undiscovered Hip Hop

Extended Playlist: Undiscovered Hip Hop

Cameron Conner, Staff Writer
March 9, 2015 • 447 views
Filed under Playlist, Showcase

The late 20th and early 21st centuries have been characterized by the veritable revival of culture within the post-modern societies of the third world. As the values of Humanism and self-actualization rise to dominance in the minds and ambitions of everyday people, more and more tales of societal asc...

“Unbroken” Review

“Unbroken” Review

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
February 13, 2015 • 552 views
Filed under Movies, TV, & Games, Showcase

Unbroken is an uplifting, family-friendly movie with an enthralling storyline and an even more inspiring message. Unbroken, which hit the theaters on Christmas day, had the potential to add to the holiday spirit for millions of families across America - and it did just that, becoming the third biggest...

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