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HSMTMTS: Why Ricky Is the Better Boyfriend (Spoilers)

This is the cast of High School Musical The Musical The Series. Nini is in-between Ricky and E.J.

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer

January 25, 2020

“High School Musical The Musical The Series” is a new television show exclusive to Disney Plus. It is about a group of teenagers who practice their roles in their high school’s remake of “High School Musical.” The main characters are Nini, E.J, and Ricky. In their rendition of the play, Ni...

Is “Frozen II” Worth Seeing?

Freshmans Eva Watson, and Amber Cabezas both watched Frozen II, and loved it.

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

“Frozen” was a good movie, but is “Frozen II” worth seeing? Frozen I is about how Elsa and Anna react to Elsa’s powers, but in Frozen II, they focus more on the power part, instead of the sister part.  Frozen II is about how Elsa keeps hearing a call from the enchanted forest. Little does s...

Disney is Ruining Star Wars

Senior Grace Wood , a long time Star Wars fan, is showing her support for the franchise by wearing a classic Star Wars shirt. She is also showing her disdain for the newest installments by giving two thumbs down.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

BE WARNED: This article will contain spoilers for Star Wars Episodes 1-8. I have been a Star Wars fan for as long as I can remember, and unlike most people, I can find enjoyment in the prequel trilogy. However, even I draw the line with the poor understanding and treatment of the franchise and it...

Where Did the Great Movies Go?

In the past several years, it seems the quality of blockbuster films has decreased. Hollywood churns out movies with budgets in the hundreds of millions of dollars and rakes in billions more from the box office, like an old and dirty bucket being filled up, dumped out, and repeating the process. The worst part of this analogy is that we, the moviegoers, are the ones drinking the dirty water. (Photo from Youtube)

Holley Murray, Literature Editor

February 3, 2019

Recently, I saw one of the worst movies I have ever seen in theaters. Anyone who knows me knows I will be the first in line to see whatever new psychological thriller is out, so when I went to see an evening showing of “Escape Room,” I was completely ready to be - well, psychologically thrilled....

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Almost back-to-back, Disney is releasing three new live-action movies this year: “The Lion King,” “Dumbo,” and “Aladdin.” In all three movies, viewers will recognize certain faces and familiar voices.

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

Disney has been making live-action movies since the ‘50s, but in recent years these movies have started blowing up. From “Cinderella” to “The Jungle Book” to “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney has been remaking it all. In 2014, Disney announced that they would be remaking the beloved movie ...

“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” Enchants Theaters Across America

Mackenzie Foy, who plays Clara, goes on a journey to find a key that will open the gift her late mother left her for Christmas, leading her to a world of four realms that she never knew existed. Photo from comicbook.com.

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 16, 2018

Disney’s “Nutcracker and the Four Realms” took on the big screen on Nov. 2, acquiring a surprising mix of both positive and negative reviews. The movie captures the story of Clara and her journey to find the key to a gift that her late mother left her for Christmas. She believes what is insi...

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Belle swirls around the ballroom with her beautiful yellow dress. While it is close to the original, there were some sparkly details that were newly added to the dress.

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

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...

The Princess Within

“It was granted her to clothe herself with fine linen, bright and pure, for the linen is the righteous deeds of the saints” Revelation 19:8. Photo used with permission of Mikaela McCord.

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015

Cinderella. The very name elicits varying reactions among different people, and, while there are thousands of different interpretations, the general outline of each version is the same: The protagonist’s mother passes away, and Cinderella’s father is dead and/or absent while she is mistreated by...

Trip Down Memory Lane

A playlist for those moments when you want to take a leap back into your childhood.

Noelle Walker, Facebook Admin

February 13, 2015

Practically all children have seen one or two Disney movies in their lifetime. Even if you don’t remember the actual movie, chances are, you remember the songs. From the classics to the newest, all of them are memorable. Here are some that I consider ‘the best of the best.’   Under the ...

Around the World in 25 Countries

The giant sphere that holds the Spaceship Earth ride is visible in all parts of Epcot. Spaceship Earth looms over everything else in the park, so onlookers can see it no matter where they are in Epcot. The sphere, besides being an impressive sight, can also serve as a directional beacon, as it is located near the entrance of the park. This is most helpful to those who are stuck in the Food and Wine Festival, as they can easily guide themselves back to the entrance of Epcot.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian stave churches, attracting crowds of people weary from the blistering and oppressive central Florida...

Happily Ever After

What would happen if a princess did not have a prince at happily ever after?

Emma Franklin, News Editor

December 3, 2013

The Disney princesses are the bread and butter of the Disney Company, but these princesses have been attacked for teaching some unsavory lessons about love and what a female is supposed to be. Surprisingly it is the older princesses, rather than the newer, that have come under fire. Snow White, Cinderella,...

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