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Drama Dawg Theatre Begins Season With Double Feature

Drama Dawg Theatre Begins Season With Double Feature

Kelsi Giles

September 22, 2016


Filed under Featured A&E, Showcase

The Drama Dawg Theatre Company will be performing a double feature presentation of Piece of My Heart and Triangle, beginning on September 23 at 7:00 p.m. Piece of My Heart is a Vietnam era tale of six women who travel into a war zone to entertain America’s troops, and director Jami Sauls expect...

Alessia Cara’s EP Is ‘Worthy’

Alessia Cara’s EP Is ‘Worthy’

Kelsie Giles

September 28, 2015


Filed under Critics/Entertainment

YouTuber turned songstress Alessia Cara has delivered a worthy first attempt with her recently released EP Four Pink Walls. The EP features her smooth, soulful voice, and has already produced a moderate hit in “Here,” a song that is currently being seen by many listeners as an anthem for intr...

Britney Spears’ new album, Britney Jean, is toxic

Britney Spears’ new album, Britney Jean, is toxic

Chelsea Campbell, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Britney Spears’ new album, Britney Jean, is arguably the worst album the popstar has ever put out. Spears’ album has 14 new songs that take her music to a new and different level, but not necessarily in a good way. On her album there is a song called “Perfume.” The song is about Spears...

Marshall Mather’s sequel disappoints

Marshall Mather’s sequel disappoints

Michelle Jackson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Eminem’s new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, doesn’t quite live up to his reputation as a rap god. Fans plead for Eminem to come back to his regular form. While his albums still sell and his singles still top the charts, this isn’t the same rapper that all his fans grew up on. Eminem has be...

The Hunger Games catches fire

The Hunger Games catches fire

Michelle Jackson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is probably the best movie of 2013 because of its outstanding storyline and talented actors. Catching Fire is the second part of The Hunger Games trilogy. The Hunger Games, the first book and film, is set in a post-apocalyptic world and introduces the story’s namesa...

Tastes of Mexico in McKinney

Tastes of Mexico in McKinney

Amanda Morton, Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Restaurants, Showcase

Bien Salsa, downtown McKinney’s newest restaurant, can be perfectly described in two words: authentic and delicious. It’s located on Virginia right next door to Square Burger. Walking in, the modern design stands out compared with many other Mexican restaurants around Texas. It’s a bit industrial...

Avril Lavigne back for more

Avril Lavigne back for more

Zoe Springer, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Avril Lavigne’s most recent album, Avril Lavigne, has proven that musical artists can stay entertaining without a dramatic change. Staring off the album with “Rock N Roll,” she sings about how even after all this time she’s still the same misfit she loves to be. The song is a great confidence...

Lady Gaga back with weirder than ever new album

Lady Gaga back with weirder than ever new album

Amanda Morton, Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Lady Gaga’s new album, Artpop, is “out of this galaxy, space and time.” The superstar’s album is the best out of her four. Artpop is a dance album mixed with pop and electronic music that takes listeners to outer space to explore the themes of addiction, sexual deviancy, and love of perfo...

Best House Party ever

Best House Party ever

Chelsea Campbell, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

All Time Low and Pierce the Veil made an appearance at A Day to Remember’s “House Party Tour” on Sept. 28. The show started with All Time Low playing "Reckless and Brave" as their opening song and they did an awesome job. Then they caught the crowd’s attention by singing an oldie titled "Weightless," from t...

North’s haunted house spooks students into the Halloween spirit

North’s haunted house spooks students into the Halloween spirit

Zoe Springer, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment

Once again North’s haunted house didn’t disappoint. The frightening characters and great decorations have scared many. Just as last year, this year's theme was phobias, and the theatre department definitely lived up to it. From terrifying clowns to famous horror films, they did it all. The...

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