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Guardians 2, Star Wars, Thor Among 2017 Box Office Choices

Guardians 2, Star Wars, Thor Among 2017 Box Office Choices

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 130 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Just like every other year, hundreds of movies are going to be released in 2017. So, get ready, because next year is going to be filled with sequels, spin-offs and original movies for you to enjoy. January starts out with two movies: “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” (January 20) and “Resident E...

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 91 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

On Nov. 18, 2016, the first installment of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film series was released. This movie immediately became a majorly popular hit immediately and made millions in only the first day of release. Even the Disney film Moana, which came out on Nov. 23, did not slow dow...

The 89th Annual Oscars; Kimmel Shines but Mistakes Were Made

The 89th Annual Oscars; Kimmel Shines but Mistakes Were Made

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017 • 97 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Feb. 26 was a night filled with people who bring magnificent stories to life and students staying up to watch their favorite actors and actresses. The evening consisted of seeing Justin Timberlake perform to anxiously hoping our favorite film would win an award. There might have been a little mix up...

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 177 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Halloween may be over, but it’s such a fun holiday that many continue to celebrate the spookiness well into November. These Halloween treats are what we love about this fun holiday. Now, let’s run through the top five of some of our favorite aspects of Halloween that you can use to keep the spirit...

An In-Depth Discussion of Thor’s Hammer

An In-Depth Discussion of Thor’s Hammer

Ethan Simmons, Photography Editor
February 17, 2016 • 344 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Thor’s hammer also known as Mjolnir is one of the most interesting artifacts in the Marvel universe. That is because its powers, mainly that only those who are worthy can lift it. Before we get to all that we have to understand the history of Mjolnir; firstly how do you even pronounce it? The correct...

Childhood Misconceptions

Childhood Misconceptions

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer
September 8, 2015 • 438 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Over the course of their childhood, many children believe untrue things, and these fallacies will eventually lead to bitter disappointment. In elementary school, “stop, drop, and roll” is drilled into the heads of students, and many come to believe that catching on fire occurs much more often...

The Princess Within

The Princess Within

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015 • 376 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

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...

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Book and Movie Pet Peeves

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Book and Movie Pet Peeves

Raider Wire Staff
January 30, 2015 • 689 views
Filed under Showcase, Staff Editorial

This month, we are talking about the aspects of movies and books that just annoy us. These are the things that we want to discontinue from all literary and cinematic publications. These are the things we are tired of seeing. We want more and better stores than what we are being given. Ashton Bruce One...

Marvel Mania

Marvel Mania

Brandon Moss, Web Editor
November 14, 2014 • 574 views
Filed under Movies, TV, & Games, Showcase

Last week at the El Capitan theatre, Marvel announced their Phase 3 of an enormous movie plan that has been in place for years. Since 2008, Marvel Studios has been producing hit after hit in the box office. Although some films have been perceived as less than perfect, almost all have brought in millions....

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