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‘London Has Fallen’ faceplants hard

‘London Has Fallen’ faceplants hard

Joshua Irvine
March 7, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Reviews

In my ever praised career as a film critic/annoying kid with a column, I've found that my writing tends to separate movies into the categories of "appalling" and "Oscar-worthy". Given this situation, I've resolved to guarantee a solid mix of positivity and negativity in my present and future work. So...

Feature Friday: Sophomore Clare Oneil celebrates a special day

Gracie Scannell, Features Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Features

Leap year comes around every four years, and for Sophomore Clare Oneil it happens to be the most important day. Oneil was born on leap day and with that comes an interesting outlook on birthdays. Oneil started by commenting on the reactions people give her. "The best thing about being born on a leap is havin...

Winterfest brings back the excitement of a spring dance

Winterfest brings back the excitement of a spring dance

Lexi Wachal, Indepth editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Entertainment

This March, Hersey will unveil a new kind of dance, our first annual Winterfest! Complete with great music, food, and activities, this dance is less about being with a date, and more about spending good quality time with friends, and solving the age old question of "So what are we doing tonight?" Jun...

Feature Friday: Freshman Zoe Axelrod explores fashion

Feature Friday: Freshman Zoe Axelrod explores fashion

Kayleigh Padar
February 26, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Features

Freshman Zoe Axelrod differs from the average student walking down the hallway in that her daily attire doesn't consist of a clean smelling orange teeshirt and sweat pants, but rather knee high socks and a variety of skirts. Some might find it hard to find the motivation it takes to create a ...

Girls basketball finishes impressive season

Girls basketball finishes impressive season

Kelly McCarthy
February 26, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Sports

After a tough loss to Fremd on Tuesday night during a sectional semi-final game, the girls basketball team wrapped up a successful season after securing the Regional title on Feb. 19 against Rolling Meadows, beating the Mustangs by 17 points. The girls finished the year with an impressive record of 25-5. "I...

The Wrestling Insider #10: WWE Fast Lane Predictions

Jordan Slonke
February 20, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Jordan's Inside to Wrestling

Tomorrow is a big day for the WWE. The last pay-per-view before the grandaddy of them all-- WrestleMania. Stakes are higher than they ever could be, and wins are crucial to getting a spot on the WrestleMania card. Here are my Fast Lane predictions for tomorrow night: 1) Kickoff Show: United States...

Kesha takes over social media

Kesha takes over social media

Gracie Scannell
February 19, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Entertainment

  Social media has always been a huge outlet for celebrities to reach out to fans, and for individuals to speak out in current issues involving their favorite performers. Recently, pop artist Kesha has been dominating places like Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag 'freekesha' and a l...

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