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Tyler, The Creator’s “Flower Boy” shows growth in maturity, artistry

Tyler, The Creator’s “Flower Boy” shows growth in maturity, artistry

William Carrington, Staff Writer
August 21, 2017
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Tyler, The Creator’s newest album, “Flower Boy,” was released a few weeks ago on July 21 and has exposed him to new audiences. “Flower Boy” is Tyler’s best work yet; he trades offensive lyrics for self-improvement and reflection, coming across more sincere than ever. Tyler’s first three ...

Thirteen Reasons Why better as book

Thirteen Reasons Why better as book

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Thirteen Reasons Why, a new Netflix Original, came out on on March 31. The show was based on the novel by Jay Asher, who visited Oxford High School last year. The book the show was based off of was well written with a poignant message; however,the show was not as eloquent. If you read the book, this...

“Logan” a tour-de-force for Jackman

“Logan” a tour-de-force for Jackman

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Fox hit it out of the park last year with “Deadpool,” showing that there was a market for superhero movies geared towards older audiences.  Many, however, felt that the film was an exception, only a one time ordeal.  Surely the next time someone tried to do an R-rated superhero movie, it would flop...

Peele’s “Get Out” excites, provides excellent social commentary

Peele’s “Get Out” excites, provides excellent social commentary

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Leading up to the release of new horror movie “Get Out,” the expectations were high. Advertisements and trailers presented little information about the context of the movie, but I had my hopes up thanks to Jordan Peele of “Key and Peele,” the director and writer of the movie. Before its rele...

Netflix shows more promise with “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Netflix shows more promise with “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Molly Archer and Carter Diggs
January 31, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Netflix has aired the first season to its new show, “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” which is based on the books by the producer of the show, Daniel Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket. The show follows the lives of the ill-fated Baudelaire children. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny, after being...

The XX’s “I See You” brings both new, old beats

The XX’s “I See You” brings both new, old beats

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

A fan-favorite in the alternative scene since their debut album “xx” in 2009, English indie pop band The XX have returned with their third album creating a new and fresher sound. This trio, made up of Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, and Jamie Smith, are stepping out of their shell and bringing a ...

Ten albums of 2016 outshine the rest

Ten albums of 2016 outshine the rest

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The year of 2016 has been one to remember. A hectic one at that, with the election, deaths of many icons such as David Bowie and Prince, and political protests left and right. Music, however, has delivered kindly in return for the hardships of this year and unified listeners through the entirety of it...

Holiday survey results

Holiday survey results

December 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Home

We asked what the students of OHS like to do for the Holidays and you answered!  Here are some of the most popular and more interesting answers. Decorations: Christmas Tree Wreath Christmas Village Nutcracker Treats (left to right): Cookies Popcorn Gnocchi Gingerbread me...

Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” takes unexpected turn

Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” takes unexpected turn

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
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One month ago, if you asked the average listener about Childish Gambino, alias for Donald Glover, most would say he’s an artist in the rap genre. As of Dec. 2nd with his new release “Awaken, My Love!,” Glover now has surpassed one genre and entered into R&B, funk, soul, rock, and experimental m...

“The Edge of Seventeen” unexpected heartbreaker

“The Edge of Seventeen” unexpected heartbreaker

Livvy Cohen, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Home

Hopes were held high as a new coming-of-age story hit the theaters this past week. The Edge of Seventeen was released on Nov. 18th, and the excitement surrounding it reached extreme after being compared to John Hughes movies by big publishers such as Rolling Stone magazine . As it was competing with ...

Winter brings plethora of Powerhouse events

Winter brings plethora of Powerhouse events

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Home, News

In the wake of the phenomenally successful showing of “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council (YAC) has prepared many more events for students and families to enjoy.  As the weather grows colder and the holidays draw nearer, several seasonal activities have been established. For ...

The Lemon Twigs, Sunflower Bean rock election night

The Lemon Twigs, Sunflower Bean rock election night

Madeline Henderson, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Tuesday night was not only a night of stress and rampant emotions, but also one of fun and good music. That night, The Lemon Twigs and Sunflower Bean came to Proud Larry’s, delivering a show which made the audience forget their concerns with the election. The Lemon Twigs were first to take the stage....

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