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Kanye album plays well in his fans’ ears

Kanye album plays well in his fans’ ears

Edward Morgan, Staff Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Whether you want to or not, you know who Kanye West is.  It seems like he is almost always in the tabloid headlines, and it usually isn’t too positive.  However, it is hard to forget the Kanye is, actually, not just a rapper, but one of the best rappers of all time.  It is almost universally agre...

Eddie the Eagle fails to soar with viewers

Eddie the Eagle fails to soar with viewers

Evelyn Smith, Staff Writer
April 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“Eddie the Eagle” is a feel-good show show set in the 1980s about a young boy, Eddie Edwards, an unlikely Olympian who had always hoped to make it to the Olympics.  Ultimately, the story is an inspiring one of determination, courage, discipline, and patriotism. The movie, however, only receives o...

REVIEW: ‘We Should All be Feminist’ humorous, intellectual

REVIEW: ‘We Should All be Feminist’ humorous, intellectual

Evelyn Smith, Staff Writer
April 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“We Should All be Feminist” is an essay written by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, adapted from Adichie’s winning TED talk of the same name. Now in book form, “We Should All be Feminist” is humorous and intellectual. Adichie offers readers a unique interpretation of feminism for today...

Which OHS Administrator Are You?

Which OHS Administrator Are You?

March 31, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Home, Lifestyles, News

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REVIEW: “Zootopia” brings witty humor, relevant message

REVIEW: “Zootopia” brings witty humor, relevant message

Carter Diggs, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Home

From the studio that brought you the Japanese “Incredibles” – and the chilling success that ... Just. Won’t. Die. – now comes an equally unexpected and welcome addition to the Disney vault. “Zootopia,” primarily set in the eponymous city, is centered around two characters: Judy Hopps, the first rabbit police of...

Academic team take home first and fifth place at regional competition

Academic team take home first and fifth place at regional competition

March 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Features, News

“We are the champions, yes,” said one of the Oxford High Academic team sponsors, Shaundi Wall. In February, the OHS A and B Academic quiz bowl teams took home first and fifth place at the 30th Annual University of Mississippi Academic Invitational Tournament in Jackson. This competition...

REVIEW: ‘Race’ emotional to finish

REVIEW: ‘Race’ emotional to finish

Evelyn Smith, Staff Writer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Race is a movie about the miraculous life of track star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.  The movie is a must-see for not only the World War II buffs, but also for anyone looking to feel inspired.  Race does a wonderful job of reminding us of our history and depicting a lovely story of dete...

DiCaprio finally rakes in at Oscars

DiCaprio finally rakes in at Oscars

Margie Morgan, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The Oscars have long been known as the pinnacle of film award shows, and this Sunday marked the 88th annual Oscar awards ceremony. Many surprises happened at this year’s Oscars, including George Miller’s blockbuster action film Mad Max: Fury Road bringing home six statues (the most of any movie...

Carpenter creates poetic magic

Carpenter creates poetic magic

Mia Sinha, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Features

It takes a lot of guts to stand in front of your peers and speak, but to recite poetry with heart and soul is an entirely other level of bravery. For the past few months, OHS senior Annalyn Carpenter has been participating in Poetry Out Loud competitions. It started with an in-class competition,...

Deadpool livens up audience with humor

Deadpool livens up audience with humor

Edward Morgan, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Deadpool really had nothing going for it.  The film, starring – surprise, surprise – Ryan Reynolds and rated R, was released in February.  However, it not only got great reviews from critics, but it pulled in $150 million in the box office over Valentine’s Day weekend.  I wasn’t really...

Lineups announced for local festivals

Lineups announced for local festivals

Rachel Spragins, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Lineups for Oxford’s Double Decker Arts Festival and Memphis’ Beale Street Music Festival (Memphis in May) were announced recently.  The Double Decker Festival will be held on April 22-23 with three performances on Friday, and eight on Saturday.  For the Beale Street Music Festival, more than 60...

Students get chance to see Hamilton

Students get chance to see Hamilton

February 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

For Stella Lindsey’s AP U.S. History students and John Davenport’s theater students, Thanksgiving break 2016 will kick off with an exciting trip to Chicago to see the hit broadway musical “Hamilton.”   “This trip grew from suggestions from our students,” Lindsey said. Two students ...

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