January 5, 2018 by Alex Stone

“Here’s some money, go see a Star War,” a quote by Lucille Bluth. This is the most inconsistent movie I’ve seen in a few years; the scenes in the movie range from awe inspiring to straight up absurd. I can’t really say that I love this film and I definitely can’t say that I hate […]

December 28, 2017 by Anna Fox

1. Love Don’t Cost a Thing By: Jennifer Lopez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-fKetC1Pa8 2. Complicated By: Avril Lavigne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NPBIwQyPWE 3. Miss Independent By: Kelly Clarkson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsmTBqosvzo 4. American Idiot By: Green Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaDrMM9dua8   5. Don’t Forget About Us By: Mariah Carey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tv6irl71rwI 6. Life is a Highway By: Rascal Flatts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvdJkfrqXWo 7. Girlfriend By: Avril Lavigne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u60a-W2f0dw 8. Viva La Vida By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmb7YIKqLeM 9. Fireflies […]

December 27, 2017 by Alex Stone

In anticipation of the The Disaster Artist, which is an adaption of 2013’s tell-all of the same name recounting Greg Sestero’s experiences working alongside Tommy Wiseau in the now infamous movie, The Room, I wanted to revisit the film itself before exploring the new chapter. I hope to initiate this, hopefully, new cinematic universe with […]

December 21, 2017 by Anna Fox

1. Do You Hear What I Hear By: Carrie Underwood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ad7KU9bCTAM 2. Blue Christmas By: Elvis Presley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zfb77l4ZtVo 3. All I Want For Christmas Is You By: Mariah Carey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNp4aBz9Jww 4. Frosty The Snowman By: Gene Autry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6zW225k_O0 5. Feliz Navidad By: Jose Feliciano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTtc2pM1boE   6. Last Christmas By: Taylor Swift https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4pTMZuAux4 7. Deck The Halls By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqItlHUSN-4 […]

December 5, 2017 by Carolynn Unger

Taylor Swift is a 27 year old country-turned-pop singer.  She is a Grammy winning artist including winning Album of the Year for her 1989 album.  On November 10, Swift released her sixth album Reputation, which sold 700,000 copies on its first day.  In honor of the album release, let’s take a look on her growth […]

December 1, 2017 by Carolynn Unger

On November 3, the third installment of the Thor films Thor: Ragnarok made its release. Thor: Ragnarok was directed by Taika Waititi and written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, and Christopher Yost.  The film is an action/comedy that gives a more colorful and humorous approach in the Thor franchise.  It focused more on Norse history […]

November 13, 2017 by Alex Stone

Jigsaw, directed by Michael and Peter Spierig and written by Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg.   Imagine a guy walks up to you on the street, puts a knife to your gut and says “I’ve been watching you for a couple weeks, I don’t think you are living your life as well as I think […]

October 27, 2017 by Grant Myers

Cabaret is a musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff. The musical hit Broadway in 1966 and received 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical (Playbill). The show is set in Berlin, Germany in the early 1930s during the start of the Nazis’ rise to power. While controversial, mainly because of its subject material, […]

September 28, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:I Lived By:OneRepublic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KINfQbfZwik 2:Halo By:Beyonce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyR7yoDBQSg 3:Centuries By:Fall Out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR18NP-acL4 4:Just Like Fire By:Pink https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7uLC9UeTbw 5:LA Devotee By:Panic at the Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dQ1xiy-4hY 6:Confident By:Demi Lovato https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udLuRz9nP6A   7:Forest By:Twenty One Pilots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaeqBjsgBj4 8:Sit Still Look Pretty By:Daya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTUJTh4yPZ8 9:Count on Me By:Bruno Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc6T9iY9SOU 10:How Fall I’ll Go By:Alessia Cara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNra8eK0K6k 11:One Call […]

September 26, 2017 by Anna Fox

Selah Theatre Project is performing the play The Laramie Project on Friday, September 20 and October 6 at 7 p.m., as well as Saturday, September 23 and October 2nd at 7 p.m.  Selah Theatre Project is a theatre in Front Royal and the founder of the theatre is La Tasha Do’zia Earley. On November 14, […]

September 21, 2017 by Alex Stone

Mother!, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, is a drama/mystery about unexpected guests disrupting the seemingly perfect life of a writer and his wife in a remote cabin. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer; none of the characters have names, only titles. I usually try to avoid trailers in […]

September 21, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:This is Why I Need You By: Jesse Ruben https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4NgsbkyeJs 2: It Ain’t Me By: Selena Gomez & Kygo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6sSQq7a_Po 3: I Like Me Better By: Lauv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7fzkqLozwA    4: Something Wild By: Lindsey Stirling ft: Andrew McMahon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytMqO-WQpQ4 5:Slow Hands By: Niall Horan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBmNcLBaPUE 6:Look What You Made Me Do By: Taylor Swift https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tmd-ClpJxA […]

September 20, 2017 by Carolynn Unger

The CW’s new show Riverdale is one of the most popular shows of 2017.  The first season aired on January 26 and has been renewed for a second season airing on October 11.  The CW is known for popular shows such as The Vampire Diaries, Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and several other shows for young […]

September 18, 2017 by Alex Stone

It, directed by Andy Muschietti and written by Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman, is a horror/dramedy that released on September 8, 2017. Based on the 1986 Stephen King book of the same name, this film stars Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard and BIll Skarsgard. This is the second Stephen King adaptation this year, the […]

September 15, 2017 by Carolynn Unger

Sony and Marvel have teamed up to give us the movie of the summer, Spider-Man: Homecoming. The film is directed by Jon Watts, who was also a part of the screenplay writing team along with John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.  Some were skeptical for a third Spider-Man franchise after Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield. […]

September 14, 2017 by Emily Keller

1: Sad Song By:We The Kings ft: Elena Coats https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwTD0ZMZ1T0 2:Not Today By:Imagine Dragons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tz1_znrbmc 3:Call On Me By: Starley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K5-2mFyKKQ 4:Paris By:The Chainsmokers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhU9MZ98jxo 5:Chasing Pavements By:Adele https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08DjMT-qR9g 6:Capsize By:FRENDSHIP ft:Emily Warren https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pY_WobtVuQ 7:Better When I’m Dancin’ By:Meghan Trainor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkCyfBibIbI 8:Play That Song By:Train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5qWnG5RQTk 9:Lost Boy By:Ruth B. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58TBZnvyGwQ 10:Hold Back The River […]

September 12, 2017 by Grant Myers

“The Dark Tower” was released August 4, 2017 and is directed by Nikolaj Arcel and written by Nikolaj Arcel, Akiva Goldsman, Anders Thomas Jensen, and Jeff Pinker (Rotten Tomatoes). The film is an adaptation of Stephen King’s seven-novel The Dark Tower series, starting with 1982’s The Gunslinger and ending with 2004’s The Dark Tower (according […]

September 7, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:The Scientist By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s70OsXlDD94 2:Yellow By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PDUO3l8xiM 3:Viva La Vida By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmb7YIKqLeM 4:Fix You By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK3TROzVRiE 5:Paradise By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G4isv_Fylg 6:Talk By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0uqLM1uj_k 7:A Head Full Of Dreams By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGZMvV9KBp8   8:Up&Up By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPNTC7uZYrI 9:A Sky Full Of Stars By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPRjCeoBqrI 10:Trouble By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcASPx3-HuI 11:Something Just […]

August 31, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:It Ain’t Me Cover By: Kina Grannis & KHS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71f39bw5Yyw 2:I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Cups Version) Cover By: Sam, Kina, Madilyn & KHS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97X-MF8Bl2Q 3:Send My Love Cover By: KHS, Sam Tsui, Madilyn Bailey & Alex G https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nz7SMVYMT6k 4:Photograph Cover By: Sam Tsui & KHS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2qqtWqi4qU 5:Drag Me Down Cover By: Megan Nicole, Sam […]

August 24, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Centuries By: Fall Out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR18NP-acL4 2:Immortals By: Fall Out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFdm6Zper6U 3:Thanks For The Memories By: Fall out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFIGqHdcCKY 4:My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark By: Fall Out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkIWmsP3c_s   5:Irresistible By: Fall Out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8BGAYXNW74 6:The Phoenix By: Fall Out Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hDZbroaQDc 7:Uma Thurman By: Fall Out Boy […]

August 17, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Run By: BTS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z75EgK60HZI 2:Stay By: Blackpink https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzVR_fymZw4 3:Take You Home By: Baekhyun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CRWAZZanLg 4:Rough By: GFRIEND https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VKcLPdY9lI 5:Lucky One By: EXO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73QzQYN8FtE 6:Windy Day By: OH MY GIRL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJqhKWo89FQ 7:We Like 2 Party By: BigBang https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFmfi1vM7co 8:Girls Girls Girls By: GOT7 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sAoKmg7qPI 9:I Wish By:Cosmic Girls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7gOqqbBW6w 10:How People Move By:AKMU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbc2yBheAbo 11:TIAMO By:T-ARA […]

August 10, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:LA Devotee By: Panic of the Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dQ1xiy-4hY 2:The Good, The Bad and The Dirty By: Panic at the Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nu55xS1TdoU 3:Girls/Girls/Boys By: Panic at the Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruiqGJvKPIs 4:The Ballad Of Mona Lisa By: Panic at the Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYEQmdg_rks 5:This Is Gospel By: Panic at the Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5tlBRbEYBk 6:I Write Sins Not Tragedies By: Panic […]

August 3, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Sing By: Pentaionix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc7-krRX8uA 2:Save the World/Don’t You Worry Child (cover) By: Pentaionix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YAcMgoSpDE 3:Rather Be (cover) By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPWPa-HMpj8 4:Papaoutai (cover) By: Pentatonix ft: Lindsey Stirling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScDIkNcqZjE 5:Cheerleader (cover) By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P95_pCbCPZw 6:Perfume Medley By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y95B-dZ32uQ 7:Gold (cover) By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mW0T0F7VquA 8:Run to You By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sp7PS_UN8Lo 9:Hallelujah By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRP8d7hhpoQ 10:Bohemian Rhapsody […]

July 27, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Listen By: Beyonce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MFjSOwIkH4 2:Paradise By: Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G4isv_Fylg 3:Set Fire to the Rain By: Adele https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlsBObg-1BQ 4:Hey, Soul Sister By: Train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVpv8-5XWOI 5:Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) By: Kelly Clarkson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn676-fLq7I 6:Make It Mine By: Jason Mraz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xoUHC9uRHM 7:Better In Time By: Leona Lewis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSxyffSB7wA 8:Wanted You More By: Lady Antebellum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrAoL3pVCDI 9:I Wonder By: […]

July 20, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:(I Can’t) Forget About You By: R5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZhHveRztt4 2:Lost Boy By: Ruth B. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58TBZnvyGwQ 3:Perfect By: One Direction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho32Oh6b4jc 4:Replay By: Zendaya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyLE48i4XY0 5:Never Be Alone By: Shawn Mendes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7VCLNBNJQs 6:Better In Time By: Leona Lewis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSxyffSB7wA 7:Lay Me Down By: Sam Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaMq2nn5ac0 8:Piece By Piece By: Kelly Clarkson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwTMz6Nfhjg 9:Rude By: MAGIC! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIh2xe4jnpk […]

July 13, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Complicated By: Avril Lavigne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NPBIwQyPWE   2:When Can I See You Again By: Owl City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM1YMeDsc-M 3:Breakaway By: Kelly Clarkson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-3vPxKdj6o 4: The One By: The Chainsmokers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bA7nrdVEqE 5:Everything Has Changed By: Taylor Swift ft: Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1oM3kQpXRo 6: Fractures By: Illenium ft: Nevve https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCu2gwLj9ok 7:Brave By: Sara Bareilles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUQsqBqxoR4 8:Breathe By: Lauv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwTULrIL94s 9:Clarity […]

July 6, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Phoenix By:Olivia Holt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6-x_7ctc-c 2:Something Big By:Shawn Mendes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mytLRy32Viw 3:Call It Whatever By:Bella Thorne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TciYA70POj0 4:History By:One Direction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjmp8CoZBIo 5:You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile By:Sia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKjJ6DQF7xY 6:Sign of the Times (Live) By:Harry Styles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8JWeesN5So 7:Perfect By:Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UQzJfsT2eo 8:Great Divide By:McClain Sisters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI9LOvppLMg 9:Dangerous Woman By:Ariana Grande https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GE6q9PebF5k 10:Confident By:Demi Lovato https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udLuRz9nP6A 11:Hide […]

June 29, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Believe By:Shawn Mendes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZMYO_iT-r0 2:Everything Has Changed By:Taylor Swift ft:Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1oM3kQpXRo 3:Little Do You Know By:Alex & Sierra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-lp2bejhm4 4:Can’t Help Falling In Love With You By:Haley Reinhart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npwHNcGqueE 5:From the Ground Up By:Dan + Shay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3n_hsn8L3k 6:Burning House By:Cam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckMBCai3fC0 7:Replay By:Zendaya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyLE48i4XY0 8:I’m a Lady By:Meghan Trainor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyL3YKK_1BI 9:Enough About Me By:Forever […]

June 26, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

June June 28: Big Brother at 8:00pm on CBS Younger at 10:00pm on TV Land June 29: Battle of the Stars at 9:00pm on ABC Zoo at 10:00pm on CBS June 30: Killjoys at 8:00pm on Syfy   July July 5: Snowfall at 10:00pm on FX July 9: Candy Crush at 9:00pm on CBS July […]

June 22, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Better Man By:Little Big Town https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph9NQ8ASmX4 2:My Girl By:Dylan Scott https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEKLeWBr9jY 3:Remind Me By:Brad Paisley ft: Carrie Underwood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qzhngp7jh8 4:I Don’t Dance By:Lee Brice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IccTgfT-uvY 5:The House That Built Me By:Miranda Lambert https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQYNM6SjD_o 6:Make You Miss Me By:Sam Hunt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cCSESF6at0 7:Dibs By:Kelsea Ballerini https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3lCzEOy5xs 8:Wanna Be That Song By:Brett Eldredge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-RnmA8j0ZQ 9:80s Mercedes By:Maren Morris […]

June 15, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Can’t Stop The Feeling By:Justin Timberlake https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru0K8uYEZWw&list=RDQMm8ggOGpzm3Q 2:Breakaway By:Kelly Clarkson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-3vPxKdj6o 3:Viva La Vida By:Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvgZkm1xWPE 4:I Never Told You By:Colbie Caillat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YtzsUdSC_I 5:Fireflies By:Owl City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psuRGfAaju4 6:Someone Like You By:Adele https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLQl3WQQoQ0 7:Happy By:Pharrell Williams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM 8:Photograph By: Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSDgHBxUbVQ 9:Just The Way You Are By:Bruno Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjhCEhWiKXk 10:Cups “When I’m Gone” By:Anna Kendrick […]

June 8, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Something Just Like This (live) By: The Chainsmokers & Coldplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u6bWs-ZG0o 2:Umbrella By:Rihanna https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN3gNuRdVmg 3:Ruin By: Shawn Mendes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-nCLLnQA5c 4:Million Reasons (live) By:Lady Gaga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8lUW9SKquY 5:One By: Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix9NXVIbm2A 6:Malibu By:Miley Cyrus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j9zMok6two 7:Locked Away By: R City ft: Adam Levine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQOXG-dsMRY 8:Bohemian Rhapsody (cover) By: Pentatonix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojRj2JK5oCI 9:Counting Stars By: OneRepublic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yim4–J44gk 10:In […]

June 1, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:I’m Like A Bird By:Nelly Furtado https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roPQ_M3yJTA 2:My Heart Will Go On By:Céline Dion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNIPqafd4As 3:I Believe I Can Fly By:R. Kelly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIQn8pab8Vc 4:Hero By:Mariah Carey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IA3ZvCkRkQ 5:I Want It That Way By:Backstreet Boys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fndeDfaWCg 6:Greatest Love Of All By:Whitney Houston https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYzlVDlE72w 7:My Love By:Westlife https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulOb9gIGGd0 8:Listen To Your Heart By:Roxette https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCC_b5WHLX0   9:Right Here […]

May 25, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:We Know The Way From “Moana” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubZrAmRxy_M 2:Part of Your World From “The Little Mermaid” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXKlJuO07eM 3:Circle Of Life From “The Lion King” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GibiNy4d4gc 4:Colors of the Wind From “Pocahontas” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pk33dTVHreQ 5:I can Go The Distance From “Hercules” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgnHF2CwrPs 6:I’ll Make A Man Out Of You From “Mulan” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK7XwLbd-oI 7:That’s How You Know From “Enchanted” […]

May 18, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Billie Jean By: Michael Jackson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B02LXuKWGTI   2:Rolling in the Deep By: Adele https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2QKLemuiik 3:Happy By:Pharrell Williams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM 4:Wannabe By: Spice Girls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X-2czaa3WA 5:ABC By: The Jackson 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7e5qLfeDJmk 6:Call Me Maybe By: Carly Rae Jepsen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XucmoWQmO5E 7:Just the Way You Are By :Bruno Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rExJ6j5OeCo 8:Tik Tok By: Ke$ha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clLOPz-eof8 9:Viva La Vida By: […]

May 8, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

Rick Riordan’s wonderful book Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief was adapted into an off-Broadway musical. Chris McCarrell (Percy), Kristin Stokes (Annabeth) and George Salazar (Grover/Mr. D) all put on a wonderful performance along with James Hayden Rodriguez (Luke), Jonathan Raviv (Chiron), Sarah Beth Pfeifer (Clarisse), and Danielle James (the understudy for Carrie […]

May 1, 2017 by Collin Boyer

Bad Religion is one of the most influential punk bands to exist. Most like to consider them as the “Grandfathers of Punk Rock”. They have produced over 15 full length albums over the span of 37 years. However, there is one album that is considered to be their worst album ever conceived; Into The Unknown. […]

April 28, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Hearts Don’t Break Round Here By: Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20pAJPNaAyw 2:Stay By: Zedd & Alessia Cara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h–P8HzYZ74 3:Can’t Stop the Feeling By: Justin Timberlake https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru0K8uYEZWw 4:Feel Something By: Jaymes Young https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5gQtyobFLg 5:Sign of the Times By: Harry Styles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NHq6JWOqi0 6: Statues By: The Eden Project ft: Leah Kelly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0i4QRGDTbc 7:Lay Me Down By: Sam Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaMq2nn5ac0 […]

April 13, 2017 by Anna Fox

1:Born This Way By: Lady Gaga 2:Payphone By: Maroon 5 3:Price Tag By: Jessie J 4:Empire State Of Mind By: Jay Z 5:Firework By: Katy Perry 6:Viva La Vida By: Coldplay 7:White Horse By: Taylor Swift 8:Crank That By: Soulja Boy 9:Come And Get It By: Selena Gomez   10:Get Lucky By Daft Punk 11:Blurred […]

April 6, 2017 by Anna Fox

1:Without Love From: Hairspray 2:Mama Who Bore Me From: Spring Awakening 3:For Good From: Wicked 4:Mamma Mia From: Mamma Mia 5:Joanna From: Sweeney Todd 6:Hello From: Book Of Mormon 7:Seize The Day From: Newsies 8:Getting To Know You From: The King And I 9:There’s A Fine Fine Line From: Avenue Q 10:Breathe From: In The […]

April 5, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

Final Fantasy XV (FFXV), the newest Final Fantasy game, was released in November 2016 and was an astonishing game produced by Square Enix. FFXV tells the story of Prince Noctis and his friends Prompto, Ignis, and Gladiolus. The prince and his friends are tasked with ending the war with Nifelheim and set off on their journey toward Altissa. The […]

April 4, 2017 by Nelson G

The global technology company known as PowerVision has created an aquatic drone, the PowerRay, capable of recording videos and taking pictures underwater as well as helping find and lure fish. The PowerRay connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and sends all the information the drone receives to the user by using the PowerRay’s Android or […]

March 31, 2017 by Anna Fox

1:What Goes Around Comes Around By: Justin Timberlake 2:Starships By: Nicki Minaj 3:Lego House By: Ed Sheeran 4:Oops! I Did It Again By: Britney Spears 5:No Promises By: Shayne Ward 6:Blank Space By: Taylor Swift 7:Gold Digger By: Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx 8:Fight Song By: Rachel Platten 9:Ice Ice Baby By: Vanilla Ice 10:Born […]

March 30, 2017 by Nelson G

SuitX is a company that manufactures exoskeletons for industrial, military, and medical use. They have multiple exoskeleton models available such as the the MAX suit and the new Phoenix exoskeleton. The Phoenix is the lightest and most advanced design used for allowing those disabled from the waist down to easily be able to stand upright […]

March 28, 2017 by Nelson G

The French company known as Plume Labs has created a lightweight, wearable device that can track the quality of the air around you. This new device, called the ‘Flow’, will help users be able to avoid air that has been polluted as well as tracking the pollution levels of the air in the areas the […]

March 24, 2017 by Collin Boyer

Chuck Berry (formerly known as Charles Anderson Edward Berry) was an American Rock-Star who actively performed from the fifties all the way through to the seventies. He had many hit songs like Sweet Little Sixteen and Johnny B. Goode. These songs helped mold and shape the rock industry into what it is today. Most people […]

March 23, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Can’t Stop the Feeling By:Justin Timberlake 2:Everyday By:Ariana Grande ft:Future 3:Castle on the Hill By:Ed Sheeran 4:Love By:Lana Del Rey 5:Chantaje By:Shakira ft: Maluma 6:Today By:Brad Paisley 7:Down By:Marian Hill 8:Paris By:The Chainsmokers 9:Peter Pan By Kelsea Ballerini 10:Don’t Wanna Know By:Maroon 5 ft:Kendrick Lamar 11:History By:Lauren Alaina   We here at the BlueXpress hope […]

March 22, 2017 by Nelson G

ODG (Osterhout Design Group) has announced the R–8 and R–9, two new models of their R–series VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) smart glasses, which have an improved field of view, display, processor, and are less expensive compared to the older models. ODG calls these new models the “Consumer AR Smartglasses”.    The R–8 […]

March 13, 2017 by Nelson G

For a few years now the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been developing EXACTO self–guided bullets; bullets that can guide themselves towards the intended target. These ‘smart bullets’ can modify their trajectory while in midair, which means a fired round that would normally miss its target can turn and adjust in flight to […]

March 10, 2017 by Collin Boyer

South Park is an animated television series created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Altogether, they have a large collection of episodes – over 20 seasons. However, I noticed a slight change in the effort put into the series, and not in a good way. If you were to go back to season 15, for […]

March 9, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:We Can Always Come Back to This By:Brian Tyree 2:The Wind By:Cat Stevens 3:Some Day Soon By: Alexi Murdoch 4:Northern Sky By:Nick Drake 5:Uptight (Everything’s Alright) By:Stevie Wonder 6:Bring it on Home to Me By:Sam Cooke 7:Kola By:Damien Jurado 8:Photograph by:Ringo Star 9:Watch Me By:Labi Siffre 10:Death with Dignity By:Sufjan Stevens 11:Without You By:Badfinger 12:Bottle […]

March 7, 2017 by Nelson G

Los Angeles based company Aerofex is one of the many companies working on making hoverbikes available to the public. Aerofex’s hoverbike, the Aero–X, can fly at speeds of up to 45 MPH at an altitude of approximately 10 feet (but they are working on increasing the altitude and speed, as well as other aspects of […]

March 2, 2017 by Nelson G

The company known as Jetpack International has been developing and improving their H2O2 and H2O2–Z Jet packs with increasing strength and speed. The jet packs are fueled by Hydrogen Peroxide, as the name suggests, which is different from most other jet pack technology that’s currently available. The H2O2 and H2O2–Z are meant to provide the […]

March 2, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Shape of You By:Ed Sheeran 2:I Don’t Wanna Live Forever By:Taylor Swift and Zayn 3:Chained to the Rhythm By:Katy Perry ft:Skip Marley 4:Bad Things By: Machine Gun Kelly ft:Camila Cabello 5:Starboy By:The Weeknd ft:Daft Punk 6:Helium By:Sia 7:Before He Cheats By:Carrie Underwood 8:Believer By:Imagine Dragons 9:I Got You By:Bebe Rexha 10:Hey Soul Sister By:Train 11:Bonbon […]

February 27, 2017 by Dylan Boyer

On February 10, 2017, Warner Brothers released the best DC film in five years. This movie is unlike previous films in the universe, it simply pokes fun at the franchise as well as its predecessors. The Lego Batman Movie is not a blatant cash grab like most of the other DC films, this movie has […]

February 27, 2017 by Luke Rangel

  On February 26th, the 89th annual Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The award show was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The ceremony went relatively smoothly until the end when Warren Beatty announced the best picture winner. He apparently picked up the wrong card and announced La La Land […]

February 24, 2017 by Nelson G

Amazon is working on their new “Airborne Fulfillment Center” AKA their plan for a flying warehouse airship. Think of it as a giant blimp hovering thousands of feet in the air with drones flying in and out of it. The ‘AFC’ would be used as a resupply depot for the Amazon drone delivery service in […]

February 24, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

The Martian Chronicles written by Ray Bradbury was published in 1950 as a series of short stories. The Martian Chronicles features a series of expeditions to Mars and eventually the colonization of the planet. Bradbury’s stories are intriguing and get readers thinking about life and messages of the book. The Martian Chronicles tied together 28 […]

February 24, 2017 by Collin Boyer

I want to start off by saying that I love the F13 series. I’ve seen every movie, given not all of them are good. Still, I love the idea of Jason Voorhees, a masked assailant who, very simply, cannot die. Given, it eventually got old after Friday The 13th: The New Blood (Part 7). Every […]

February 22, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Chat Noir, also referred to as Miraculous Ladybug or simply Miraculous, is a kid’s show created, written and directed by Thomas Astruc. It also happens to be beloved by teenagers and perfect to binge watch. Lucky for people wanting to see it, it just came to Netflix. The show takes […]

February 22, 2017 by Nelson G

The Dutch company PAL–V has created “the first commercial flying car ever”, named the Liberty, and are now accepting pre–orders for the vehicle with different order packages available. The Liberty is a 3–wheeled ‘car’ with a top–mounted retractable rotor used for flying. Prices start at $400,000 not including tax and that’s just the base model. […]

February 15, 2017 by Anna Fox

1: We Are Never Getting Back Together by:Taylor Swift 2: Bye Bye Bye By:NSYNC 3:Gives You Hell By:The All-American Rejects 4:Cry Me A River By: Justin Timberlake 5:Single Ladies By:Beyonce 6:Forget You By: Cee Lo Green 7:Since U Been Gone By:Kelly Clarkson 8:You Give Love A Bad Name By:Bon Jovi 9:So What By:P!nk 10:What It […]

February 14, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Love Song By:Sarah Bareilles 2:Just the Way You Are By:Bruno Mars 3:Love Story By:Taylor Swift 4:Endless Love By:Diana Ross & Lionel Richie 5:Can’t Help Falling in Love By:Elvis Presley 6:Crazy in Love By:Beyonce 7:Love Shack By:The B-52’s 8:Love You Like a Love Song By:Selena Gomez & the Scene 9:I Knew I Loved You By:Savage Garden  […]

February 10, 2017 by Madison Lazenby

Nominated for three Oscars, Hidden Figures is not a movie to be ignored. Set in the early 1960s during the height of the Space Race, the based-on-true-events movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe as Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson, respectively, who are all women working at NASA in […]

February 9, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Perfect Illusion By:Lady Gaga 2:Closer By:The Chainsmokers ft:Halsey 3:Unstoppable By:Sia 4:Sorry By:Justin Bieber 5:Move By:Little Mix 6:Take Care By:Drake ft:Rihanna 7:Fearless By:Taylor Swift 8:Thinking Out Loud By:Ed Sheeran 9:Superwoman By:Alicia Keys 10:Say You Won’t Let Go By:James Arthur 11:Rise By:Katy Perry 12:Love Me Now By:John Legend  

February 2, 2017 by Emily Keller

1: What a Wonderful World By:Louis Armstrong 2:I Wanna Dance with Somebody By:Whitney Houston 3:Thriller By:Michael Jackson 4:Survivor By:Destiny’s Child 5:All of Me By:John Legend 6:Be Without You By:Mary J Blige 7:Stronger By:Kanye West 8:Respect By:Aretha Franklin 9:See You Again By:Wiz Khalifa ft:Charlie Puth 10:Halo By:Beyonce 11:Ride Wit Me By:Nelly ft: St. Lunatics 12:Doo Wop […]

January 26, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:We Go Down By:Krewella 2:24K Magic By:Bruno Mars 3:22 By:Taylor Swift 4:Sing By:Ed Sheeran 5:Best Thing I Never Had By:Beyonce 6:Dream On By:Aerosmith 7:Womanizer By:Britney Spears 8:What Makes You Beautiful By:One Direction  9:I Kissed a Girl By:Katy Perry 10:Cry me a River By:Justin Timberlake 11:So What By:P!nk 12:Stitches By:Shawn Mendes   Playlist Made By: Anna […]

January 25, 2017 by Luke Rangel

On January 24th, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their annual Oscar nomination list. The Oscars is a ceremony that celebrates and recognizes the best movies and achievements in film. This year, the nominees across the board  are much more diverse than last year. Here’s a list of the top Oscar categories. […]

January 19, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

Howl’s Moving Castle was originally written in 1986 by Diana Wynne Jones, then in 2005, it was adapted by Hayao Miyazaki as an animated movie, making it one of Studio Ghibli’s most famous movie. The story focuses on Sophie after she has a brief run in with the evil wizard Howl who steals girls’ hearts […]

January 19, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Crazy Blues By:Mamie Smith (1920) 2:Begin the Beguine By: Artie Shaw (1938) 3:When You Wish Upon a Star By: Cliff Edwards, Paul Smith and Disney Studio Chorus (1940) 4:Hound Dog By: Elvis Presley (1956) 5:I Want to Hold Your Hand By:The Beatles (1963) 6:Dancing Queen By:Abba (1975) 7:Billie Jean By:Michael Jackson (1982) 8:I Will Always […]

January 17, 2017 by Gwen Zirkle

With the tremendous fail of the Percy Jackson movies, many thought it was the end of the beyond book adaptations of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, but it’s not. The book Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief has been adapted into an off-Broadway musical. The musical premieres on March 23 at the […]

January 13, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:Mambo No. 5 By: Lou Bega 2:Wannabe By:Spice Girls 3:Never Gonna Give You Up By: Rick Astley 4:Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) By: Beyonce 5:I am a Gummy Bear By: Gummy Bear 6:Barbie Girl By:Aqua 7:All-Star By: Smash Mouth 8:That’s Not My Name By: The Ting Ting 9:Hot In Here  By Nelly 10:Womanizer […]

January 5, 2017 by Madison Lazenby

Published in the fall of 2016 and full of rich prose and with a relevant topic to boot, The Sun is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon is even better than her debut novel Everything, Everything. On her last day in America, teenager Natasha is on a last-ditch effort to stop her family from being […]

January 5, 2017 by Emily Keller

1:This Town By:Niall Horan 2:Water Under the Bridge By:Adele 3:Love Me Now By:John Legend 4:Million Reasons By:Lady Gaga 5:24K Magic By:Bruno Mars 6:Kill them with Kindness By:Selena Gomez 7:Starboy By:The Weeknd ft:Daft Punk 8:Formation By:Beyonce 9:I Write Sins Not Tragedies By:Panic at the Disco 10:Somethin’ Bad By:Miranda Lambert  ft: Carrie Underwood 11:Counting Stars By:OneRepublic 12:Used […]

January 4, 2017 by Anna Fox

2000:Cha Cha Slide By: DJ Casper 2001:It’s Raining Men By:Geri Halliwell 2002:A Moment Like This By:Kelly Clarkson 2003:Bring Me To Life By:Evanescence 2004:Unwritten By:Natasha Bedingfield 2005:Gold Digger By:Kanye West ft: Jamie Foxx 2006:What Goes Around…Comes Around By:Justin Timberlake 2007:Umbrella By:Rihanna ft:Jay-z 2008:Pocketful of Sunshine By:Natasha Bedingfield 2009:Empire State of Mind By:Jay-z ft:Alicia Keys 2010:Firework By:Katy […]

December 28, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

“Please stop debating about whether or not [I] aged well. Unfortunately it hurts all three of my feelings. My body hasn’t aged as well as I have,” Fisher tweeted on December 29, 2015, yet another display of her unabashed and unapologetic attitude on life. She passed away on December 27, 2016. Though Carrie Fisher was […]

December 22, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Rockin’ Around Christmas Tree By:Billy Gilman 2:Mary Did You Know By:Kenny Rogers 3:Silent Night By:Sarah McLaughlin 4:Jingle Cats Medley By:Jingle Cats   5:Feliz Navidad By:Jose Feliciano 6:Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer By:Frack The Halls 7:Blue Christmas By:Elvis Presley 8:All I Want For Christmas By:Mariah Carey 9:Hark! The Herald Angels Sing By:Jewel 10:Little Drummer […]

December 19, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

The sequel to Rachel Cohn and David Levithan’s Christmastime romantic best seller is here just in time for the holidays and did not disappoint. A whole year after their first meeting and beginning their relationship, Dash and Lily are at a dull stand still: Dash’s life with his divorced parents is as it always has […]

December 16, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Pokémon: Sun and Moon came out on November 18 hitting record sales for Nintendo and the numbers are expected to rise with Christmas coming. This is a review for Pokémon: Moon and although the games are very similar, they do have some slight differences so anything said in this article may not relate to Pokémon: […]

December 15, 2016 by Anna Fox

1:Silver And Gold By:Burl Ives 2:Oh Holy Night By:Christina Aguilera 3:I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus By: the Jackson 5 4:Jingle Bell Rock By: the Beatles 5:All I Want Is A Hippopotamus By: Gayla Peevey 6: Mr. Snow Heat Miser From the Year Without Santa Claus 7:Do You Hear What I Hear By:Carrie Underwood 8:Frosty […]

December 9, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

With its fourth attempt at producing a live television musical, NBC has finally hit it on the head with Hairspray Live!. Hairspray was originally produced on Broadway in 2002 and was based on the 1988 movie of the same name. Taking place in 1962, the musical follows plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad, whose one wish is […]

December 8, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

Released in September 2016, the first book in Kendare Blake’s new series, Three Dark Crowns, was released to relatively good reviews, including my own. Though I did not enjoy her other book, Anna Dressed in Blood, I felt that she had a strong concept and I wanted to see how she would use it. I […]

December 8, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:All I Want For Christmas By:Mariah Carey 2:Little Drummer Boy By:Andy Williams 3:Baby It’s Cold Outside From White Christmas   4:Santa Baby By:Eartha Kitt 5:O Come All Ye Faithful By:Chris Tomlin 6:Carol of the Bells By: Trans-Siberian Orchestra 7:We Wish You A Merry Christmas By:Enya 8:Dominick the Donkey By:Lou Monte 9:God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen […]

December 1, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

Moana, the newest Disney princess movie, released on November 23 and has already dazzled viewers around the world. The movie centers around the title character Moana, who is being groomed to become her island village’s next chief, but all she wants to do is explore the ocean. This passion is finally put to use when […]

December 1, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:I’ll Be Home For Christmas By:Michael Buble 2:Last Christmas By:Taylor Swift 3:Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy By:Tchaikovsky 4:Happy Holidays By:Andy Williams 5:Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer By:Gene Autry  6:The 12 Days Of Christmas By:Singing Bell 7:A Holly Jolly Christmas By:Burl Ives 8:Santa Claus Is Back In Town By:Elvis Presley 9:That’s What Christmas Means to […]

November 30, 2016 by Dylan Boyer

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater was a series that started back in 1999 and was published by Neversoft. The game’s official release date was August 31,1999 and was originally designed for PlayStation. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater is an arcade skateboarding game that allows you to choose from a wide variety of professional skateboarders. Some pro skaters […]

November 30, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was a stand alone movie taking place in the Harry Potter Universe 54 years before the birth of Harry Potter and 65 years before he enters Hogwarts. The movie was absolutely fantastic and left this viewer in awe. J.K. Rowling showcased her wonderful powers as the god of […]

November 24, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:4U By:BlackBear 2:Livin on a Prayer By:Bon Jovi 3:Sweet Home Alabama  By:Lynyrd Skynyrd 4:Friends in Low Places By:Garth Brooks 5:Missing You By:Diana Ross 6:Scream By:Avenged Sevenfold 7:Hands By:Jewel 8:Suddenly Seymour From Little Shop of Horrors 9:Mama Who Bore Me (Reprise) From Spring Awakening   10:Carry on My Wayward Son By:Kansas 11:The Young and the Hopeless […]

November 21, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

I had to take off school to get to Charleston, South Carolina in time for YallFest 2016, but it was completely worth the late work. Sadly, and surprisingly, it was too dark to read for most of the ride–and I had a bit of a headache all weekend. We got to Charleston on November 11 […]

November 21, 2016 by Dylan Boyer

Operation Ivy was a short-lived ska-punk band from Berkeley, California during the 1980’s. The band members consisted of Jesse Michaels on vocals, Tim “Lint” Armstrong on guitar, Matt “McCall” Freeman on bass, and Dave Mello on drums. They released their first and only studio album titled “Energy” in 1989.  Near the end of the 80’s, […]

November 21, 2016 by Luke Rangel

“The Blue Album” is one of the best debut albums of any band of all time. It’s the band Weezer’s first studio album. Weezer formed out of Los Angeles in 1992 and released “The Blue Album” in 1994. The album consists of ten songs. This is one of my favorite albums because every song on […]

November 17, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Can’t Stop The Feeling! By:Justin Timberlake 2:The Call By:Regina Spektor 3:Love Yourself By:Justin Bieber 4:Boom Clap By:Charli XCX 5:Humble And Kind By:Tim McGraw 6:Sweet Nothing By:Calvin Harris ft:Florence Welch 7:Say Something By:A Great Big World ft:Christina Aguilera 8:Me Too By:Meghan Trainor 9:Let Her Go By:Passenger 10:Wherever I Go By:Onerepublic 11:Thinking Out Loud By:Ed Sheeran 12:Unsteady […]

November 15, 2016 by Luke Rangel

This weekend, Millbrook’s Performing Arts Department held their annual musical. This year they chose to perform the rock musical “Little Shop of Horrors”. “Little Shop of Horrors” is a horror/comedy that takes place in a flower shop in Skid Row, New York. The musical follows the character Seymour (played by Joey Drake) who created a […]

November 10, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Doctor Strange is a wonderful demonstration of Marvel’s ability to step outside the box and still produce an amazing movie. Benedict Cumberbatch put out another great performance as Dr. Stephen Strange. The movie focused on Dr. Strange as he attempted to regain full mobility of his hands and resume his work as a neurosurgeon after […]

November 10, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Can’t Stop The Feeling! By:Justin Timberlake 2:Do You Mind By:DJ Khaled Featuring Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown & August Alsina 3:Closer By:The Chainsmokers ft:Halsey  4:Chantaje By:Shakira ft: Maluma 5:Love Me Now By:John Legend 6:Send My Life ( To Your New Lover) By:Adele  7:24K Magic By:Bruno Mars 8:Shout Out To My Ex By:Little Mix 10:Heathens By:Twenty One […]

November 9, 2016 by Dylan Boyer

Call of Duty is one of the most popular video game series of all time. Call of Duty started their career back in 2003 with a WWII game simply titled “Call of Duty”. The two games that followed also took place in the WWII era. However, fans started to get bored of old-fashioned warfare and […]

November 7, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

Lost in Love is the second book in the City Love Trilogy by Susane Colasanti, which centers around three incoming college freshman who moved into their New York City apartment early and all the adventures in love that they have before school starts. I give this book three out of five stars. Lost in Love […]

November 3, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan, a sequel to The Sword of Summer, was another amazing work of fiction by Rick Riordan. After Magnus’ quest to find Jack (the Sword of Summer) and stop the Fenris wolf from escaping, he is faced with the challenge of finding […]

November 3, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:We’re all in this Together From High School Musical 2:We Rock From Camp Rock 3:Bet On It From High School Musical Two 4:Introducing Me From Camp Rock 5:Breaking Free from High School Musical 6:This is Me From Camp Rock 7:Fabulous From High School Musical Two 8:Can’t Back Down From Camp Rock Two 9:The Boys are […]

November 1, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

Are you a booklover in need of some fresh air? Come to YallFest on November 11-12, 2016. Located in Charleston, South Carolina, YallFest was founded in 2011 by the owner of local bookstore Blue Bicycle Books. The festival takes over much of lower Charleston, primarily on King Street, with several local businesses getting involved. The […]

October 28, 2016 by Sabrina Castillo

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is the newest phone Apple has to offer. They have introduced two new phone colors, a matte black and a glossy jet black. This phone is water resistant and it has a new home button. The iPhone 7 has a 17mp camera with optical image stabilization. The front […]

October 28, 2016 by Anna Fox

1:Monster Mash By:Project 2:This is Halloween From The Nightmare Before Christmas 3:Purple People Eater By:Sheb Wooley 4:Sweet Transvestite From The Rocky Horror Picture Show 5:Thriller By:Micheal Jackson 6:Ride of The Valkyries By:Richard Wagner 7:Halloween Theme By:Movie Theme Songs 8:Toccata By:Bach 9:Jaws Theme Song From The Movie Jaws 10:’A Night on Bare Mountain’ By:Mussorgsky-Stokowski 11:Harry Potter […]

October 19, 2016 by Luke Rangel

Apple recently decided to launch a patent on a paper bag. The paper is used for purchase at all Apple retail stores. Now you’re  probably wondering what makes this bag special if it needs its very own patent. This bag doesn’t have a touch screen or Bluetooth, it’s just a white bag to hold items. […]

October 13, 2016 by Anna Fox

1:Die a Happy Man By Thomas Rhett  2:Before He Cheats By Carrie Underwood 3:Huckleberry By Toby Keith 4:Mine By Taylor Swift 5:Knee Deep By Zac Brown Band 6:The House that Built Me By Miranda Lambert 7:When the Sun Goes Down By Kenny Chesney 8:Real Gone By Sheryl Crow 9:Bless the Broken Road By Rascal Flatts […]

October 6, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Pokémon Go blew up this summer with an average of 9.5 million player according to recode.net. But, does this mean that all of those people are now actually interested in Pokémon or just the popularity of the app? How many of those people own a 3DS? And ultimately, how many of those people will spend […]

October 6, 2016 by Emily Keller

1: Singing in the Rain/ Umbrella From Glee 2:Misery From Glee 3:Candyman From Glee 4:Marry You From Glee 5:Animal From Glee 6:Fly/ I Believe I Can Fly From Glee 7:True Colors From Glee 8: My Life Would Suck Without You From Glee 9:Dream On From Glee 10:I Feel Pretty/ Unpretty From Glee 11:Perfect From Glee […]

September 29, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Heathens By: Twenty One Pilots 2:Side To Side By:Ariana Grande ft: Nicki Minaj 3:Emperor’s New Clothes By:Panic! at the Disco 4:Burning House By:Cam 5:Hotline Bling By:Drake 6:The Sweet Escape By:Gwen Stefani 7:Close By:Nick Jonas 8:Rolling In The Deep By:Adele 9:Ordinary Human By:OneRepublic 10:Halo By:Beyonce 11:Lego House By:Ed Sheeran 12:Girl On Fire By:Alicia Keys

September 26, 2016 by Sabrina Castillo

Birchbox is a monthly beauty subscription box. It is only $10 per month. Each box comes with a mix of five deluxe or sample-sized products. They send a mixture of beauty and care products, which tend to be on the higher end of products. Each box is curated to the subscriber. Products can be reviewed […]

September 26, 2016 by Dylan Boyer

One of the most influential punk bands of all time, The Misfits, have recently reunited with all of the original members for the first time in 30 years. The Misfits original lineup consists of Glenn Danzig on vocals, Jerry Only on bass, and long time guitar player Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein. Doyle is not the […]

September 22, 2016 by Anna Fox

1:The World Will Know From Newsies 2:Seasons of Love From Rent 3:To Life From Fiddler on the Roof 4:Naughty From Matilda the Musical 5:I Could have Danced All Night From My Fair Lady 6:I Feel Pretty From West Side Story 7:Popular From Wicked 8:Cell Block Tango From Chicago 9:Hard Knock Life From Annie 10:Breathe From […]

September 22, 2016 by Emily Keller

Jennifer Aniston is the daughter of John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father comes from a Greek family and her mother comes from a English, Scottish, Italian, Irish family. Aniston was exposed to acting at a very young age. Her father, John Aniston, played in a daytime soap Days of Our Lives as “Victor Kiriakis” […]

September 20, 2016 by Luke Rangel

“Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016” is a collection of different arrangements of songs from singer/songwriter Jack White’s career. Released on September 9, the 26 song album consists of all acoustic versions of some of his most popular hits over the years. Jack White, a musician originating from Detroit, has had a very successful musical career. Throughout his […]

September 19, 2016 by Emily Keller

What is one thing that someone thinks when they hear the name Daniel Radcliffe….Harry Potter of course. But the Harry Potter series is not the only time he has been on the big and small screen.Though he is most known for being “the boy who lived” he has been in  numerous projects that just increase […]

September 16, 2016 by Anna Fox

Newsies is a musical about the newsboy strike of 1899 in New York City, based on the movie made in 1992. The musical was first performed September 25, 2011 with their upbeat dancing on newspapers. This cast is manly male actors because when the real newsboy strike happened only men could work. There is a […]

September 15, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:What Makes You Beautiful By:One Direction 2:Help By: The Beatles 3:Perfect By:One Direction 4:Hey Jude By:The Beatles 5:Best Song Ever By:One Direction 6:I Saw Her Standing There By:The Beatles 7:Drag Me Down By:One Direction 8:I Want To Hold Your Hand By:The Beatles 9:Over Again By:One Direction 10:Let It Be By:The Beatles 11:I Want By:One Direction […]

September 14, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

The hit reality-competition show So You Think You Can Dance: Next Generation ended on Monday, September 12th, with a night of positivity and dance. Similar to last week’s show, the all stars the contestants were paired with and the judges got to pick their favorite numbers of the season to recreate for the show. These […]

September 9, 2016 by Emily Keller

Lin Manuel Miranda is an excellent performer, lyricist and an award-winning composer. He is the genius mind behind the record-breaking award-winning musical, Hamilton. Miranda plays the title character Alexander Hamilton, he also had influence on the music, lyrics and book. In addition he  has played a role in many different musicals such as In the […]

September 9, 2016 by Anna Fox

Finding Neverland is a Broadway musical that came out early 2015 and was originally a movie that released in 2004. This musical is the story behind Peter Pan and how it came to be. J.M Barrie, the writer of Peter Pan finds inspiration when meeting Sylvia and her four sons to write Peter Pan and […]

September 9, 2016 by Luke Rangel

This year on September 24th, one of the most iconic albums of all time “Nevermind” turns twenty-five years old. The album kicked off the nineties with a bang. “Nevermind” was the second studio album for the Seattle grunge band Nirvana that came out in 1991. Nirvana created their very own unique type of sound that […]

September 8, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

This season of So You Think You Can Dance has weeded through its top ten dancers selected from the grueling audition process until only four remain. They are tap dancer Emma, jazz dancer JT, hip hop dancer Kida, and contemporary dancer Tate. They have been through highs and lows in the competition and are ready […]

September 8, 2016 by Emily Keller

1: Wannabe By:Spice Girls 2:Baby Got Back By: Sir Mix-a-lot 3:No Scrubs By:TLC 4:Push It By:Salt N Pepa 5:Jumpin Jumpin By:Destiny’s Child 6:Mmmbop By:Hanson 7:Waterfalls By:TLC 8:U Can’t Touch This By:Mc Hammer 9:The Boy IS Mine By:Brandy & Monica 10:Ice Ice Baby By:Vanilla Ice   11:Baby One More Time By: Britney Spears 12:No Diggity By: […]

September 6, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

“Some people are born with the first word of a language resting on their tongue, though it may take some time before they can taste it.” In bestselling author Shannon Hale’s first book in her Books of Bayern series, the Goose Girl, Ani does not want to be a princess. She has spent her life […]

September 6, 2016 by Blake Curry

Town of Salem is a great, multi platform, online multiplayer strategy party game created by BlankMediaGames. A full game of Town of Salem consists of 15 players. Those 15 players make a fake name and are put into 3 different groups: Town, Mafia, and Neutrals. Each group must make relations fit to their win goal […]

September 1, 2016 by Dylan Boyer

  With all the hate behind the last D.C. Universe film, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, expectations were relatively high for Suicide Squad. However, for some critics the film did not exceed those expectations. Opening weekend the film grossed about $133,682,248 despite all the critical hate. The positive fan reviews heavily outweighed the harsh […]

September 1, 2016 by Collin Boyer

The Descendents are a punk rock band, formed in 1977 in California. Hypercaffium Spazzinate is the 7th studio album. It was released July 29th, 2016. It contains 21 songs in total. Thankfully, most of which are pretty good. Songs such as Testosterone, On Paper, and No More Fat, perfectly depict their older sound and feel. They […]

August 31, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

On Monday, August 29, the reality TV show So You Think You Can Dance aired its 250th episode. This show was special due to two characteristics: the child competitors got to choreograph one of their duets and guest judge Maddie Ziegler performed with SYTYCD all-star and choreographer Travis Wall. Their number was put together by […]

August 31, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:A Whole New World – From Aladdin 2: Just Can’t Wait to be King – From The Lion King 3:Be Our Guest – From The Beauty and the Beast   4:Colors of the Wind – From Pocahontas 5:Mother Knows Best – From Tangled 6:Make a Man Out of You – From Mulan 7:Go the Distance […]

August 26, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child written by Jack Thorne and based on original works by Jack Thorne, John Tiffany and J. K. Rowling was an astonishing read that proved that Harry Potter is the book series that lived. With the original book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (Sorcerer’s) Stone, published in 1997 and the […]

August 25, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Me Too By: Meghan Trainor 2:Cake By The Ocean By: DNCE 3:Rise By: Katy Perry 4:Treat You Better By: Shawn Mendes 5:Send My Love ( To Your New Lover) By: Adele 6:We Don’t Talk Anymore By: Charlie Puth ft: Selena Gomez 7:Just Like Fire By: P!nk 8:Never Be Like You By: Flume ft: Kai 9:Dangerous […]

August 24, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

  On Monday, August 22, the long-running reality-competition show So You Think You Can Dance aired its latest live episode after its two week break for the Rio Olympics. This season, which is titled the Next Generation and features the top child dancers across America, has sifted through its competitors until only six dancers remained. […]

August 1, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Beautiful Disaster By:Jon McLaughlin 2:Two Black Cadillacs By:Carrie Underwood 3:I Won’t Give Up By:Jason Mraz 4:Here’s To Never Growing Up By:Avril Lavigne 5:Would You Still Be There By:Of Mice & Men 6:Firework By:Katy Perry 7:Scream & Shout By:Will.i.am ft:Brittany Spears 8:One More Night By:Maroon 5 9:On My Mind By:Ellie Goulding 10:See You Again By:Wiz Khalifa […]

July 18, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Something’s Gotta Give By:All Time Low 2:Good For You By:Selena Gomez 3:Came Here To Forget By:Blake Shelton 4:House Party By:Sam Hunt 5:Already Gone By:Kelly Clarkson 6:Stitches By:Shawn Mendes 7:Wild Things By:Alessia Cara 8:Snapback By:Old Dominion 9:Lost Boy By:Ruth B 10:T-Shirt By:Thomas Rhett 11:True Colors By:Zedd & Kesha  

July 7, 2016 by Emily Keller

FRIDAY Jul 1, 2016 7:00 PM ~ Journey with the Doobie Brothers Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach- Virginia Beach, VA SATURDAY Jul 2, 2016 7:00 PM ~Deitrick Haddon Willett Hall – Portsmouth, VA WEDNESDAY Jul 6, 2016 11:00 AM ~ Vans Warped Tour Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach- Virginia […]

July 5, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:7 Years By:Lukas Graham 2:Bang Bang By:Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj 3:One Call Away By:Charlie Puth 4:Still Into You By:Paramore 5:The Hills By:Weeknd 6:Chandelier By:Sia 7:Lean On By:Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft:MØ 8:Hello By:Adele 9:Drag Me Down By:One Direction 10:No By:Meghan Trainor 11:Cake By The Ocean By:DNCE 12:Never Forget You By:Zara Larsson […]

June 13, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Bad Blood By:Taylor Swift ft:Kendrick Lamar 2:Shut Up And Dance By:Walk The Moon 3:Summer Love By:Justin Timberlake 4:Summer By: Calvin Harris 5:Daft Punk (cover) By:Pentatonix 6:Whistle By: Flo Rida 7:Starships By:Nicki Minaj 8:Call Me Maybe By:Carly Rae Jepsen 9:Titanium By: David Guetta feat. Sia 10:We Are Young By:Fun ft: Janelle Monae 11:Good Life By:OneRepublic 12:California […]

May 30, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:School’s Out By:Alice Cooper 2:I Gotta Feeling By:The Black Eyed Peas 3:The Edge Of Glory By:Lady Gaga 4:We Can’t Stop By:Miley Cyrus 5:Can’t Hold Us By: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton 6:Happy By: Pharrell Williams 7:Radioactive By:Imagine Dragons 8:Cups (Pitch Perfect’s When I’m Gone) By:Anna Kendrick 9:Dynamite By:Taio Cruz 10:Tonight Tonight By:Hot Chelle […]

May 23, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Purple Rain By:Prince and The Revolution 2:Golden Days By:Panic At The Disco 3:Stay With Me By:Sam Smith 4:See You Again By:Carrie Underwood   5:Thriller By:Michael Jackson 6:Halo By:Beyonce 7:Dark Horse By:Katy Perry 8:Team By:Iggy Azalea 9:Just Like Fire By:P!nk 10:Hands To Myself By:Selena Gomez 11: PILLOWTALK By:ZAYN 12:Work from Home By:Fifth Harmony ft: Ty Dolla […]

May 19, 2016 by campbelc@frederick.k12.va.us

If you’re looking for a great game to just sit down and play for hours and still be able to come back and play it the next day, then Stardew Valley is for you. It is a single player, simulation, role playing game that was released February 26, 2016 by the publisher Chucklefish Games. The […]

May 9, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Gypsy By:Shakira 2:Soak Up the Sun By:Sheryl Crow 3:Brighter Than The Sun By:Colbie Caillat 4:Walking on Sunshine By:Katrina & The Waves 5:Strawberry Swing By:Coldplay 6:Feel Again By:OneRepublic 7:Butterfly By:Mariah Carey 8:I Really Like You By:Carly Rae Jepsen 9:Everyday By:Fiona Apple & Jon Brion 10:Keep Your Head Up By:Andy Grammer 11:Take It Easy By:Eagles 12:Hey There […]

April 25, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Umbrella (Acoustic) By: Rihanna 2:Live While We’re Young (Acoustic Studio Version) By: One Direction 3:This is Gospel (Piano Version) by Panic! At the Disco 4:Jasey Rae (Acoustic Version) By:All Time Low 5:Caraphernelia (Acoustic) By:Pierce The Veil 6:Knives And Pens (Acoustic) By:Black Veil Brides 7:Iris (Acoustic) By:Sleeping With Sirens 8:Stay Schemin (Acoustic) By:Mike Posner ft:Blackbear 9:Wonderwall […]

April 19, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:One Call Away By:Charlie Puth 2:Die A Happy Man By:Thomas Rhett 3:No By:Meghan Trainor 4:7 Years By:Lukas Graham 5:Came Here To Forget By:Blake Shelton 6:Think Of You By:Chris Young ft: Cassadee Pope 7:Dangerous Woman By:Ariana Grande 8: Low Life By:Future ft: The Weeknd 9:Me, Myself & I By:G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha 10:Close By:Nick Jonas ft: […]

March 17, 2016 by campbelc@frederick.k12.va.us

X-Com: Enemy Unknown is a turn-based tactical role-playing game, made by Firaxis Games, where the player plays as the unseen commander of a military group dedicated to defending humanity against aliens. This game is not meant for children and has violence, gore, and some inappropriate language. This game has single and multi-player game modes, as […]

March 17, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Victorious By:Panic At The Disco 2:Pillowtalk By:Zayn Malik 3:One Call Away By:Charlie Puth 4:Heartbeat Song By:Kelly Clarkson 5:Try Everything By:Shakira 6:Work By:Rihanna ft:Drake 7:Adventure Of A Lifetime By:Coldplay 8:Cheap Thrills By:Sia ft:Sean Paul 9:Something New By:Zendaya ft:Chris Brown 10:Stand By You By:Rachel Platten  

March 4, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:The Addams Family from the TV show “The Addams Family”  By:Vic Mizzy 2:Fresh Prince Of Bel Air from the TV show “Fresh Prince Of Bel Air”  By:Will Smith and Quincy Jones III     3:Everywhere You Look from the TV show “Full House” By:Jesse Frederick 4:I Found A Way from the TV show “Drake & Josh” […]

February 19, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Bye Bye Bye By:Nsync VS 2:I Want It That Way By:Backstreet Boys 3:This I Promise You By: Nsync VS 4:As Long As You Love Me By:Backstreet Boys 5:It’s Gonna Be Me By:Nsync VS 6:All I Have To Give By: By:Backstreet Boys 7:Pop By:Nsync VS 8:Everybody By:Backstreet Boys 9:Tearin’Up My Heart By:Nsync VS 10:All I Have […]

February 14, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Love Song By:Sara Bareilles 2:I Knew I Loved You By:Savage Garden 3:Love Story By:Taylor Swift 4:Baby Love By: The Supremes 5:Loving You By:Minnie Riperton  6:Don’t Let Go (Love) By:En Vogue 7:Lego House By:Ed Sheeren 8:Crazy For You By:Madonna 9:I Can’t Stop Loving You By:Ray Charles 10:I Will Always Love You By:Whitney Houston 11:Hey There Delilah […]

February 8, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Our Lawyer Made Us Change the Name of This Song So We Wouldn’t Get Sued By: Fall Out Boy 2:There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered, Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought of it Yet By:Panic At The Disco 3:Na Na Na ( Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na) By: My Chemical […]

February 2, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Hotel California By:The Eagles 2:Take It Easy By:The Eagles 3:Desperado By:The Eagles 4:Lyin’ Eyes By:The Eagles 5:Love Will Keep Us Alive By:The Eagles 6:Peaceful Easy Feeling By:The Eagles 7:Seven Bridges Road By:The Eagles 8:Take It To The Limit By:The Eagles 9:Life In The Fast Lane By:The Eagles 10:Already Gone By:The Eagles  

January 23, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Clocks By:Coldplay 2:SuperLuv By:Shane Dawson 3:Chains By:Nick Jonas 4:Set Fire To The Rain By:Adele 5:Stereo Hearts By:Gym Class Heroes ft: Adam Levine 6:Animals By:Maroon 5 7:I Lived By:One Republic 8:The Man Who Can’t Be Moved By:The Script 9:Slow Down By:Selena Gomez      

January 14, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Call of Duty had become one of the most popular video game franchises in history after its major debut back in 2003 and has since developed across multiple companies who have created both megahits and sometimes failures. However, the develop company known as Treyarch has done justice to the series by adding a fresh, new […]

January 13, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Space Oddity By:David Bowie (1969) 2:The Man Who Sold The World By:David Bowie (1970) 3:Let’s Dance By:David Bowie (1983) 4:Life On Mars? By:David Bowie (1971) 5:Heroes By:David Bowie (1977) 6:Rebel Rebel By:David Bowie (1974) 7:Where Are We Now By:David Bowie (2013) 8:Modern Love By:David Bowie (1983) 9:Dancing In The Street By:David Bowie (1985) 10:Ashes To […]

January 11, 2016 by Emily Keller

On January 10, 2016, David Bowie passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after his fearless 18 month battle with cancer. David Bowie was known as the greatest musician icon of his time. His 26th album (Blackstar) was released on his 69th (January 8th) birthday, just two days before his death. Tributes to him around […]

January 8, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

Dragon Age: Inquisition is the third Dragon Age game following Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2. While not required to play the previous games, you get extra content and Easter eggs if you have. This game has three playable DLCs: Jaws Of Hakkon, The Decent and Trespasser.\ The Dragon Age series is an enjoyable […]

January 8, 2016 by Emily Keller

Starting in 2011, Pentatonix is an a capella group that originated from Arlington, Texas and consists of five members. Kirstie Maldonado (mezzo-soprano), Mitch Grassi (tenor), Scott Hoying (baritone), Avi Kaplan (bass) and Kevin Olusola (cello). Grammy-award winners and platinum selling artist, they have sold more than 2 million albums in the United States. They also […]

January 8, 2016 by Emily Keller

1:Out Of The Woods By:Taylor Swift 2:Same Old Love By:Selena Gomez 3:Like I’m Going To Lose You By:Meghan Trainor 4:Radioactive (Cover) By:Pentatonix 5:Perfect By:One Direction 6:Cake By The Ocean By:DNCE 7:Irresistible By:Fall Out Boy 8:Carolyn By:Black Veil Brides 9:See You Again By:Carrie Underwood 10:Secrets By:One Republic  11:American Idiot By:Green Day 12:Famous Last Words By:My Chemical […]

January 4, 2016 by Sabrina Castillo

Kurt Hugo Schneider is a 27 year old from Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Yale in 2010. He is an American editor, self-taught musician, singer, and songwriter. Kurt mainly makes music videos. He worked with many other singers on Youtube such as Chase Holfelder, Sam Tsui, MAX, Megan Nicole, and Madilyn Bailey. On Kurt’s channel, […]

December 30, 2015 by Emily Keller

2000-Breathe By: Faith Hill 2001-Hanging by a Moment By: Lifehouse 2002-How You Remind Me By: Nickelback 2003-Bring Me To Life By: Evanescence 2004-Yeah! By: Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris 2005-We Belong Together By: Mariah Carey 2006-Bad Day By: Daniel Powter 2007-Irreplaceable By: Beyoncé 2008-Viva La Vida By: Coldplay 2009-Boom Boom Pow By: The Black […]

December 15, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Santa Baby By: Eartha Kitt (1953) 2:The Little Drummer Boy By: David Bowie and Bing Crosby (1977) 3:Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer By: Jewel (1999) 4:All I Want for Christmas Is You By: Mariah Carey (1994) 5:Frosty the Snowman By: Bing Crosby (1962) 6:Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer By: Elmo and Patsy (1983) 7:I Saw Mommy […]

December 7, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:I’M Alive By:Shinedown 2:Welcome To My Life By:Simple Plan 3:Don’t Walk Away By:Sick Puppies 4:Focus By:Ariana Grande 5:Sorry By:Justin Bieber 6: Roses By:The Chainsmokers Featuring ROZES 7: Adventure Of A Lifetime By:Coldplay 8:Used To Love You By:Gwen Stefani 9:Amnesia By:5 Seconds Of Summer 10:Heartbeat By: Carrie Underwood 11: Stay A Little Longer By:Brothers Osborne 12:Can’t Feel […]

November 30, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Brain Damage By:Pink Floyd 2:Another Brick in the Wall (part 2) By:Pink Floyd 3:Time By:Pink Floyd 4:Eclipse By:Pink Floyd 5:Money By:Pink Floyd 6:Sorrow By:Pink Floyd 7:Echoes By:Pink Floyd 8:Fearless By:Pink Floyd 9:Comfortably Numb By:Pink Floyd 10:The Thin Ice By:Pink Floyd  11:Wish You Were Here By: Pink Floyd 12:In The Flesh By: Pink Floyd     

November 19, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Half-Life for PlayStation 2 is a classic game that people should play when they get the chance. Electric Playground’s review of the game said, “Still one of the great ones all these years later, even with dated graphics, poor voice acting, and the inherent limitations of a gamepad.” Even so, Half-Life is one of the […]

November 19, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Thnks Fr Th Mmrs By:Fall Out Boy 2:Thanks To You By:All Time Low 3:Thank You By:Hellyeah 4:Thank You (dedication to fans…) By:Christina Aguilera 5:Thank You For Loving Me By:Bon Jovi 6:I Thank You By:ZZ Top 7:Thank You By:Dido 8:Thank You By:Led Zeppelin 9:Thank U By:Alanis Morissette 10:Thank You For The Music By:Abba 11:Thank You By: […]

November 18, 2015 by Emily Keller

Mrs. Keeler and her daughter, Rachel (a freshman here at Millbrook), went to a concert to see The Weeknd. This special occasion was to celebrate her daughter’s birthday. She enjoyed the concert and her favorite part was, “The ending, his last song and encore song.” Last year was the first time Keeler heard The Weeknd when […]

November 16, 2015 by Emily Keller

Everyone has heard one song on the radio that just  keeps repeating itself over and over again.This list will show the Top 15 Annoyingly Catchy Songs that has a hard time getting out of people’s head. 1: Hollaback Girl By:Gwen Stefani 2:Uptown Funk By: Mark Ronson ft:Bruno Mars 3:Shake It Off By:Taylor Swift 4:Gangnam Style By:Psy […]

November 9, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Ruby By:Twenty One Pilots 2: My Dear By:New Years Day 3:Memories By:Panic At The Disco 4:Besitos By:Pierce The Veil 5:Feels Like Forever By:Of Mice And Men 6:Flow By:Cage The Elephant 7:Helena (So Long and Goodnight) By:My Chemical Romance   8:Our Lawyer Made Us Change The Name Of This Song So We Wouldn’t Get Sued By:Fall […]

October 27, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Time Warp By:The Rocky Horror Picture Show 2:Thriller By:Michael Jackson 3:This Is Halloween By:Nightmare Before Christmas Movie 4:Halloween Theme By:Movie Theme Songs 5:Giant Purple People Eater By:Sheb Wooley 6:Ghostbusters By:Ray Parker Jr. from Ghostbusters 7:Don’t Fear the Reaper By: Blue Oyster Cult 8: Spooky Scary Skeletons By: Andrew Gold   9:The Monster Mash By:Bobby “Boris” Pickett […]

October 26, 2015 by Emily Keller

Aerosmith is an American rock band from the 70’s. The band is sometimes referred to as “The Bad Boys from Boston” and named one of the greatest rock bands. Members of this band are Steven Tyler (lead singer), Joe Perry (lead guitar), Joey Kramer (percussion), Brad Whitford (guitar) and Tom Hamilton (bass guitar). Previous members […]

October 21, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Dream On By:Aerosmith 2:Stayin’ Alive By:Bees Gees 3:Comfortably Numb By:Pink Floyd 4:I Will Survive By:Gloria Gaynor 5:We Are The Champions By:Queen 6:ABC By:The Jackson 5 7:Play That Funky Music By:Wild Cherry 8:Shadow Dancing By:Andy Gibb 9:Silly Love Songs By:Wings 10:Let’s Get It On By:Marvin Gaye 11:Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright) By:Rod Stewart 12:Le Freak […]

October 20, 2015 by Sabrina Castillo

Marina Joyce is a British Youtuber from North London, England. She was born on February 1st, 1997, making her 18 years old. She posted her first YouTube video on July 31st, 2012. Her most popular video is called “Super Long Eyelashes Make-Up Tutorial!”. Joyce has another channel called marinajoycestick, although there are no videos on that […]

October 16, 2015 by Sabrina Castillo

Alexys Fleming, who goes by Lex, is a 22 year old American YouTuber. She was born on February 24th, 1993. Her YouTube channel is MadeYewLook, where she posts videos of her painting herself into something cute or crazy. Lex’s channel is a great channel to visit when trying to figure out a costume or to kill […]

October 16, 2015 by Emily Keller

Thomas Luther (Luke) Bryan is a songwriter and American country music singer. Born in Leesburg, GA., he spent most of his early childhood on the farm. At the age of fifteen, Bryan was entertaining small crowds and gained attention from two local artists who provided songs for many other artists in Nashville. When he graduated […]

October 14, 2015 by Emily Keller

1: Alive By:Sia 2:Do I By:Luke Bryan 3:Locked  Away By:R.City ft: Adam Levine 4:How Deep is Your Love By:Calvin Harris & Disciples    5:Marvin Gaye By:Charlie Puth ft: Meghan Trainor   6:Kiss Me Again By:We Are In The Crowd ft: Alex Gaskarth   7:Brighter Than The Sun By:Colbie Caillat 8:Heartbreak Girl By:5 Seconds of Summer 9:Tonight […]

October 12, 2015 by Emily Keller

Echosmith is an American indie pop band that was formed in California by four siblings. Sydney Sierota (lead singer), Jamie Sierota (guitar), Graham Sierota (drums) and Noah Sierota (bass guitar) are the current members. Their very first album Summer Sampler was released in May 2013 and signed by Warner Bros. Records. This three song sampler was […]

October 8, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Bring Me To Life By:Evanescence  2:Archie, Marry Me By:Alvvays 3:Unbroken By:Black Veil Brides 4:Dark Horse By:Katy Perry ft:Juicy J 5:Radioactive By:Imagine dragons 6:Stitches By:Shawn Mendes 7:Worth It By:Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink 8:Hide Away By:Daya 9:I’m Sorry By:Blake Shelton 10:Bright By:Echosmith 11:Centuries By:Fall Out Boy 12:Back to Back By:The Ready Set  

October 5, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Jenna Marbles, some people love her, some people hate her. Jenna Marbles is a very entertaining lady on YouTube. It is not recommended to show any of her hilarious videos in public or around most people, and if you watch her videos, you’ll see why. All of her videos contain profanity, but without it the […]

October 2, 2015 by Emily Keller

As It Is is a British rock band that started in Brighton, England in 2012. On October 2, 2014, the band was signed to Fearless Records. This band has a pop punk melodic that has an “emo” inspired sound. With hard work and determination, this band has risen rapidly in the past few years. Current […]

October 1, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Before He Cheats By: Carrie Underwood 2: Jealous By: Nick Jonas 3:Sorry By: Sleeping With Sirens  4:Cool for the Summer By: Demi Lovato  5: Black Magic By: Little Mix 6: Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) By: Silento 7: Renegades By: X Ambassadors 8: Uptown Funk! By: Mark Ronson ft:Bruno Mars 9:L.A. LOVE (la la) By: Fergie 10: Ghost Town […]

September 28, 2015 by Sabrina Castillo

Connor Franta is an American YouTuber. He was born on September 12, 1992, making him twenty-three years old. Franta’s first video was uploaded in August 2010, which can’t be viewed as of now. His earliest video that is viewable is called “A HARRY POTTER BIRTHDAY”, which was uploaded on September 12, 2010. Connor was member […]

September 25, 2015 by Emily Keller

Bon Jovi is one of the dominant, mainstream, rock bands from the eighties. The band has great passion for their music and they create pop-metal to enhance their sound. As a teenager, John Francis Bongiovi Jr. was not really interested in school, but he liked to sing with his friend, David Bryan Rashbaum. John’s cousin, […]

September 25, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Materials: Grey or Silver eye shadow (interchangeable with gold, yellow or preferred color) Peach or Pink eye shadow (interchangeable with any color, but the color must be darker than the first color chosen) Silver, White or Gold Loose Glitter Pigment Black Eyeliner of your choice Mascara of your choice       How to create the […]

September 22, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Livin on a Prayer By: Bon Jovi 2:The Look Of Love By: ABC  3:Every Rose Has It’s Thorn By: Poison 4:Pour Some Sugar On Me By: Def Leppard 5:Another One Bites The Dust By: Queen 6:Don’t Stop Believin’ By Journey 7:Thriller By: Micheal Jackson 8: The Reflex By: Duran Duran 9: Purple Rain By: Prince […]

September 22, 2015 by Sabrina Castillo

Danisnotonfire, also known as Dan Howell, has been making YouTube videos since October 16, 2009. He is a British youtuber, who lives with his best friend, Phil Lester. Dan will be turning 25 on June 11, 2016. Even though he isn’t very proud of it, his first video is ‘HELLO INTERNET’. In his first video, […]

September 18, 2015 by Emily Keller

You Me At Six is an English rock band from Weybridge, Surrey. They formed in 2004, but achieved success in 2008 when their debut full-length album Take Off Your Colours, through Slam Dunk Records, released on October 6th that year. The album includes “The Truth is a Terrible Thing”, “Gossip”, “Call That a Comeback”, and of […]

September 15, 2015 by Emily Keller

1:Kids in the Dark By: All Time Low  2:Sing By: My Chemical Romance  3:Good for You By: Selena Gomez ft: A$Ap 4:Never Giving up By: Of Mice and Men 5:Underdog By: You Me at Six 6: Bulls in the Bronx By: Pierce the Veil  7:That Summer By:Garth Brooks  8:Little Moments By: Brad Paisley 9: Still […]

September 15, 2015 by Sabrina Castillo

Phil Lester, also known as AmazingPhil, is a British Youtuber. His style of videos are mainly vlogs (video blogs). Phil was born on January 30th, 1987, and he is currently twenty-eight years old. His first video, ‘Phil’s Video Blog – 27th March, 2006’, was posted on March 27th, 2006. Phil has also been a radio […]

September 11, 2015 by Emily Keller

Scotty McCreery is an American country music singer who won the tenth season of American Idol. He has a debut studio album, Clear as Day, was released in October 2011. Clear as Day also became a certified platinum in the United States. McCreery’s top five songs include “The Trouble with Girls,” “See you Tonight,” “Feelin’ it,” […]

September 11, 2015 by Bryndan Swaner

Since Just Cause 3 is set to come out this year, let’s take look back on it’s predecessor, Just Cause 2. Just Cause 2 did many things right with very little room for flaws. Receiving no lower than 8/10 by critics, this game was definitely successful. The game is set in the fictional dystopian island nation […]

September 10, 2015 by Emily Keller

1: Car Radio By: Twenty one pilots 2: Addiction By: Black Bear 3: Wild By: Troye Sivan  4: Heart of Fire By: Black Veil Brides 5: I Won’t Give in By: Asking Alexandria 6: Drag Me Down By: One Direction 7: Uma Thurman By: Fall Out Boy 8: Sugar By: Maroon 5 9: The Hills By: The […]

September 8, 2015 by Sabrina Castillo

Nathan Zed (TheThirdPew) is an eighteen year old Ethiopian, East African, YouTuber and Viner. Nathan posted his first YouTube video, Annoying StereoTypes, on December 3rd, 2011. He lives in Virginia and will be attending Virginia Tech starting this fall. Nathan doesn’t post videos regularly, as he wants to focus more on his school work. In […]

September 2, 2015 by Emily Keller

Are you looking for a band and just haven’t found the right one for your playlist? Here’s one for you, Millbrook. PVRIS is an American rock band that was formed in Lowell, Massachusetts and has been active since 2012. Their albums include White Noise (2014), Acoustic EP (2014) and PVRIS EP (2012). Their top four […]

September 2, 2015 by Emily Keller

1: Never Going to Give You Up  By: Rick Astley 2: Photograph By: Ed Sheeran  3: Fight Song By: Rachel Platten 4: Pride By: TOTEM 5: She’s Kinda Hot By: 5 Seconds of Summer 6: Kick the Dust up By: Luke Bryan  7: Bad Blood By: Taylor Swift ft: Kendrick Lamar  8: What Should I […]