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Fine Line: A fine listen

Carey Beth Wooley, Dispatch Reporter

June 1, 2020

Ever since his debut on the X-Factor in 2010, Harry Styles has held the world's focus. After One Direction started their hiatus, all the boys went their separate ways and began to release their own solo music. Harry Edward Styles started recording his self titled album in 2016 which he released in 2...

All American Season 2 tackles difficult teenage issues

All American is a Netflix original that now has a total of two seasons. The show follows the journey of high school students, primarily football players, who battle with addiction, depression, and violence. Dispatch Reporter Callie Payne believes the show does an incredible job showcasing the true struggles of the teens as well as how they cope with and overcome their own challenges.

Callie Payne, Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2020

Just a few weeks ago, the second season of All American came out on Netflix. The sports genre television series has created a buzz amongst social media users. The new season of this show covered many serious topics, including depression, death, violence, and addiction.  Last season ended with Leila’s meltdown an...

“Little Women”: an inspiring story

Ava Wong, Dispatch Reporter

May 15, 2020

Not many teenagers are the type to want to watch a romance/coming of age movie set in the times of the Civil War. However, many were sucked into the movie, Little Women, including me. When finding out the stunning young actor Timothée Chalamet would be in this film, teenage girls came running to th...

Dunkirk: A film that brings a harsh battle to life

Dunkirk is a film that utilizes awe-inspiring cinematography and heavy suspense to tell the story of the Battle of Dunkirk. Although the movie is filled with pain and sadness, it offers a unique look into the reality of Dunkirk that allows viewers to gain a deeper understanding of the cruel conflict.

Carey Beth Wooley, Dispatch Reporter

May 5, 2020

If someone says Dunkirk, you may immediately think of the horrific battle in World War II. You may even shudder at the thought of the allied troops being stuck on the French beaches with nowhere to go. There are multiple documentaries of the event with a narrator and expert commentary; however, the Dunkir...

PARASITE: Our take on the trending film

Natalie Cullen, Dispatch Reporter

May 4, 2020

Dispatch Reporter Natalie Cullen expresses her opinion of the feature film Parasite. The film is set in South Korea and highlights the harsh divide between socio-economic classes in the country. According to Cullen the film is a "light comedy turned horror film." She really enjoyed its use of suspe...

A guide to wealth in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the popular new addition to the beloved Animal Crossing video game franchise. Within the game, bells are used as currency, and it can be difficult to earn enough bells to pay in-game debts. The following article written by Azul Lin explains how you can earn bells in New Horizons. *The character icon pictured is courtesy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Azul Lin.

Azul Lin, Dispatch Reporter

May 2, 2020

*The following article has been written as an instructive guide to aid players on the recently released game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If you want to read more about the new release, please check out our review on the game. Wouldn’t you agree that the perfect start to your island getaway is be...

Outer Banks romance, adventure and setting captivates viewers

Overall, I really enjoyed watching this show. It showed a life of teenagers going through romance, adventure and so much more. I really need a season two right now because of that ending. They really surprised me with that one and I have a lot of predictions for the hopeful season two. So, if you’re interested in a grand adventure in a tv show, watch Outer Banks on Netflix now!

Arushi Sharma, Dispatch Reporter

April 29, 2020

If you’re talking about a new show on Netflix about a group of teenagers trying to be teenagers and uncover the secrets of a long lost treasure, then you must be talking about the new show that’s got everyone dreaming about the summer during this quarantine: Outer Banks.  The television show...

Ways teens can make money during quarantine

As quarantine keeps everyone home, I thought it would be a good idea to write about ways that teens can make some money during this prolonged period of physical distancing. Obviously, it would not be as much as having a part-time job, but extra cash can always come in handy.

Dylan Ebs, Dispatch Reporter

April 29, 2020

As quarantine keeps everyone home, I thought it would be a good idea to write about ways that teens can make some money during this prolonged period of physical distancing. Obviously, it would not be as much as having a part-time job, but extra cash can always come in handy.  HQ Trivia HQ Tri...

Tales From the Loop

Tales From the Loop is a promising character drama with a sci-fi twist—mysterious, borderline magical technology functions in-universe to test the boundaries of human relationships.

Amorah Schultze, Feature Editor

April 28, 2020

Tales From the Loop is a promising character drama with a sci-fi twist—mysterious, borderline magical technology functions in-universe to test the boundaries of human relationships. Based on a series of paintings by Simon Stålenhag from 2014, the series follows a small, Ohio town centered around...

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