“Never meet your heroes.” That’s what we’re told anyway. I wasn’t sure why until I met one of my own heroes. I met the hero in question, David Sedaris, at a reading in Kansas City. David Sedaris writes primarily autobiographical stories, some of which are humorous, some of which are sad, and some of which
Donald Glover, better known as “Childish Gambino,” has taken a break from his self-proclaimed retirement from music to release a single and music video entitled “This is America.” The video highlights many points of modern American culture, including dance trends and samples of prominent contemporary rappers. It also features the uglier parts of American culture,
This summer is full of movies to be seen, especially spin-offs. Last summer produced a masterpiece original Baby Driver; hopefully this summer, we’ll have some greats like that. Here is a countdown with the top 5 movies you should give a watch. Ocean’s 8 Ocean’s 8 is a spin-off of the Ocean’s series of movies.
Ready Player One is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan as the main character, Wade Watts. The plot (without spoilers) is about Wade in the year 2045. His avatar in a virtual reality world called the Oasis is called Parzival. The creator, who has died 5 years previous to the present day in
Freshman Courtney Paxton interviews Suzi Jones about the annual improv show.
I love politics! Current and future voting members of America need to keep track of it. However, I feel like our society focuses on much on politics, making us forget one very important thing: we are all people. Politicians love to split people into groups: minorities, majorities, Republicans, Democrats, etc, etc… Politics also loves to
What is your favorite season? a) Spring b) Summer c) Fall d) Winter 2. What is your favorite activity? a) Shopping b) Surfing c) Reading d) Skiing 3. Do you like vacationing with friends? a) Yes
On February 3, the Pella High Speech team traveled to Lin Mar High School in Marion Iowa to compete at Large Group State Speech. The team received 7 straight Division I ratings, 3 overall Division I ratings, and 5 Division II ratings. Out of the 15 entries, 5 groups moved on, making 33 All-Staters. The
3.7 million people play Fortnite, which is on all current generation consoles except the Nintendo Switch. Fortnite is a Battle Royale game, much like another popular game- Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds. Fortnite is a game designed to be a Battle Royale game. What does that mean? Think of the Hunger Games, minus the story and just the
With 24 different Oscar categories and 64 total movies up for Oscars, it’s nearly impossible to see every one of them. Of the nominations for Best Picture, I saw Lady Bird, Call Me by Your Name, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. All of these movies are rated R, so if you aren’t seventeen, make