Artist of the Week: Emily Knapp

Aaron Hemby, Photo Editor

November 14, 2017


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How long have you been interested in choir/music? “Music in general has always been apart of my life, because my mom is an amazing pianist so I have been playing since I was four so music has always been a big part of my life.”   How long has choir impacted your life? Music is s...

2K18 Improves on previous editions

Xavier Goodridge, 21st Century Journalism Student

November 10, 2017


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The new game 2k18 by far is better and more realistic than any other 2k that has been made. I believe that the reason 2k18 is better than the last 2k is because it has more realistic features and movement. In the last edition, every player had the same moves, dribbles, etc. In this year’s, w...

Olivia Holt’s new single doesn’t disappoint

Taylor Claussen, 21st Century Journalism Student

November 10, 2017


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On Sept. 22, Olivia Holt dropped her new single “Generous.”  Holt”s newest single has three million views on Youtube and and about 1.4 million plays on Spotify.  Although this single hasn’t quite reached her last song, “History” which had about 7.3 million views on Youtube and ju...

Taylor Swift releases new song “Gorgeous”

Rylee Felice, 21st Century Journalism Student

November 10, 2017


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On Oct. 20, 2017, Taylor Swift released a new single “Gorgeous.” With over 16 million plays on Spotify, it could be considered a successful song. Compared to her last hit single “Look What You Made Me Do” with over 223 million plays, it struggles to compare. Currently, “Gorgeous” does not have a ...

Chris Young’s new album peaks at No. 15 on the charts

Cooper Lohman, 21st Century Journalism Student

November 10, 2017


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On Oct. 20, 2017, Chris Young, a new and upcoming country singer and songwriter, released his new album titled “Losing Sleep.” It includes ten songs about a beautiful girl, being in love, and enjoying every moment with her. With this being Young’s seventh album released, he is still figuring out how to...

‘Havana’ music video good, drawn out

Cat Harper, 21st Century Journalism Student

November 10, 2017


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In Camila Cabello’s first music video release as a solo artist, she uses a fun and entertaining alter ego to bring character to the video. Cabello released this video after her departure from her previous girl group “Fifth Harmony”. Her single ‘Havana’ published and released on Aug. 3, 2017, i...

Artist of the Week: Noah Shirk

Aaron Hemby, Staff Photographer

November 10, 2017


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How did you get into theater? I did a couple of shows at the Manhattan Arts Center and a couple at the middle schools. When I got into highschool I thought that I was just going to do tech, but I was encouraged to audition for the spring show my freshman year and that kind of hooked me.   ...

Thomas Rhett show high energy, fun to watch

Ashley Schafer, 21st Century Journalism Student

October 31, 2017


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When given the opportunity, don’t ever turn down a Thomas Rhett concert. His Wichita stop was at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Intrust Bank Arena. Opening acts included Walker Hayes and Old Dominion. The opening acts were very engaging, especially Old Dominion.  Their performance...

‘Happy Death Day’ confusing, entertaining

Lauren Race, Staff Photographer

October 31, 2017


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Halloween is the time for eating a butt-load of candy and, of course, watching scary movies. One scary movie, "Happy Death Day," released on Friday the 13th -- the perfect day to release a thriller -- has been a hit in theaters. The movie is about a women in college named Tree Gelbman, who does not  ...

Thespians host mystery-themed kids camp

Maiesha Hossain, Features Editor

October 31, 2017


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A group of kids, a kidnapped senior and a hole in the wall. The Thespians’ kids camp this year on Oct. 20 was one to remember. Last year Manhattan High School’s Thespians held the kids camp centered around last year’s musical “The Drowsy Chaperone.” This year the Thespians brought the camp b...

‘Found You’ disappointing, needs to expand

Makenna Wollenberg, Online Photo Editor

October 31, 2017


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Middle school days, I thought, were over until pop singer and song writer Austin Mahone released his new song “Found You” on Oct. 24th. The song was a slow laid back love song I fell into. Though the song sounded very auto tuned I loved it anyways. The song is like a pick up from his song “...

Stranger Things returns with more mystery, excitement

Kaitlyn Clark, Blue M Managing Editor

October 31, 2017


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After the smash hit of season one, the Netflix original “Stranger Things” is back and stranger than ever. The show that became a major proponent of the “retro revival” sweeping pop culture returned last Friday with 1980s spunk to spare. Season two picks up nearly a year after the events of ...

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