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From Food, to Film and Things We Find to be Fun as A Whole, Here’s All of Our Favorite Picks We Choose to Share With All of You

POV: Youre On AUX

POV: You’re On AUX

Isabella Montoya, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Picture this, you are driving in the car with your closest friends and all of a sudden, they ask you to play some music. You immediately panic. You worry that your friends won’t like your favorite songs. Never fear though! Here's a list of songs that...

Books to Read in 2021

Books to Read in 2021

Molly Bomar, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

When we were little, reading was our favorite thing to do. We always had one handy to pull out during free-reading and would look forward to the next book in our favorite series.   But as we’ve gotten older, most of us would rather watch...

Metallica in its early days with Dave Mustaine

Battle of the Bands: Metallica V. Megadeth

“The Clash Between Metal’s Biggest Rivals.”
Aden Schulze-Miller and Ethan Pendegrass January 27, 2021

INTRO:    Metal music is one of the most popular subgenres of rock ‘n’ roll, and for good reason. The delicious licks, fast tempo and crazy shredding on electric guitars paired with thunderous basslines and clashing drum symbols all blend...

Samuel Beam with A Taylor Guitar

Iron and Wine: Innovative and Extraordinary

“Exploring Folk Artist Samuel Beam’s Music Career.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief December 7, 2020

“Have I found you? Flightless bird, jealous, weeping Or lost you? American mouth Big bill looming”  - Samuel Beam “Flightless Bird, American Mouth” (2007)    Ah! The iconic lines from folk singer Samuel Beam’s (known...

The State 48 Rock House Restaurant Logo

State 48 Rock House

Isabella Montoya, Social Media Manager November 20, 2020

Rock and Roll never dies at this upbeat brewery!   The State 48 brewery is every rockers paradise! Even though it’s a brewery, for those of you who are not 21, you still have many delicious meals and drinks on the menu to enjoy. There is live...

The Top Shelf Restaurant on Deer Valley and 83rd

Top Shelf

Alexa McClain, Journalist November 16, 2020

Top shelf is most definitely at the top of the list for high quality Mexican restaurants.   There are many restaurants here in Arizona with Mexican food given that we live on the border of Mexico, but Top Shelf offers something more… authenticity....

A Look Into the Cafe

Cabin Coffee Café!

Molly Bomar, Journalist November 5, 2020

Need a caffeine pick-me-up before school? Feeling a little snacky after the last bell? The Cabin Coffee Café has a wintery, log-cabin-in-the-mountains feel, with board games, a fireplace, and a friendly staff to distract you from the Arizona sun pounding...

Enola Holmes: A Review

“Enola Holmes”: A Review

Devyn Marie, Editor October 28, 2020

She’s not your ward, and you bet she’s got her own idea of how she’s going to take on the world. Millie Bobbie Brown, star of the hit television show ‘Stranger Things’, plays Enola Holmes, the sister of Sherlock Holmes, the famous detective....

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma

Molly Bomar, Journalist October 26, 2020

A new and ironically trending documentary “The Social Dilemma” has recently debuted on Netflix; the show focuses on the ways social media companies have manipulated our minds to buy into the damaging, negative, and twisted ways of society.    Unlike...

There is a Review Among Us

There is a Review Among Us

Benjamin Jensen, Journalist October 22, 2020

While the world is quarantined from the COVID-19 outbreak. People will always find new ways to connect and have fun with their friends. A perfect example is a popular online game called “Among Us”.    Among Us is an online game created...

How to Spend Your Spring Break

How to Spend Your Spring Break

Madison Morse March 11, 2020

Spring break is all about having fun with family and friends. You don't have to break your bank to have fun. You might think there's not much going on but going out and making your own fun is what it's all about.    Go to a theme park. This...

Cheer: A Review

Cheer: A Review

Aileen Resendiz March 11, 2020

When you think of a sports documentary, you might think of the story of an up and coming basketball player, a professional boxer’s biography, or something like Free Solo, a story that follows rock climbers in Yosemite National Park. Would a documentary...

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