Overwatch League faces more controversy following sexual harassment charges

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Overwatch League and its professional athletes have grabbed the attention of hundreds of thousands, raking in views from all over the world, but not just because of professional gameplay. The OWL has seen plenty of discourse over the past few months it has been active, and is currently in its t...

Steven Spielberg adds personal touch to ‘Ready Player One’

Leah Beyer, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The idea of a virtual reality has become increasingly popular in recent years, an idea that the book “Ready Player One” expands upon. Author Ernest Cline first published this book in August of 2011, and now, just over six years later, fans of the novel and others can view it on the big screen. ...

Nick Jonas brings new, nostalgic music to K-State

MaKenna Eilert, Blue M Photo Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Just 13 short years ago, young girls’ hearts were stolen by the famed Jonas Brothers on Disney Channel. Now, even after the brothers’ band breakup, Nick Jonas is still stealing hearts on stage. The K-State Union Program Council sponsored a concert featuring Nick Jonas at Bramlage Coliseum on April...

K-State UPC behind Jonas appearance

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

On April 12, Manhattan got a little taste of stardom as Nick Jonas held a concert sponsored by the Kansas State Union Program Council, all made possible by the College Entertainment Fund. “As entertainment committee chair,” KSU senior in biology Basil El-Shaarawi  -- who was in charge of ...

Thespians prepare for last show of school year

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

When someone mentions the word “theater” the writer William Shakespeare often comes to mind. The Manhattan High School thespians are bringing his famous work to the stage once again. “This play is ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ and it is by William Shakespeare,” senior Kalea Fraser said. “It...

Artist of the Week: Ashley Savage

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Week, Features

How long have you been interested in art? I have been drawing since I was three. I never started painting till freshman year but I always doodle in class.   Who is someone that inspires you? William Keith is a huge inspiration and good at doing landscapes.   Do you plan ...

‘In My Blood,’ ‘Lost in Japan’ surprising new singles for Shawn Mendes

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Shawn Mendes, best known for his guitar skills and astounding vocals, released two new singles on March 22 and 23 titled “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan,” both showing his amazing aptitude for creating differing styles of music. The two songs will be featured on his third studio album. T...

Salute to Broadway gives students opportunity to shine on stage

Salute to Broadway gives students opportunity to shine on stage

Elizabeth Alexander, Trending Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Rezac Auditorium set the stage for actors of varying ages, giving them a chance to shine bright under the spotlight. On the evenings of March 29 and 31, many Manhattan High School thespians took part in the annual show, Salute to Broadway. “I was actually the narrator, and I also did a little number with my friend Ry...

‘Staying at Tamara’s’ brings Ezra back into spotlight

Kaitlin Clark, Entertainment Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Nearly four years after the release of his first studio album, “Wanted on Voyage,” singer and songwriter George Ezra has returned to the music scene with a shifting sound. The Folk Rock artist explores complex themes of adventure, growth and escapism in his new album “Staying at Tamara’s,” expr...

Artist of the Week: Emma Wendt

Artist of the Week: Emma Wendt

Javi Mercado, Staff Photographer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Week, Features

  What do you take pictures of?   People take pictures of what they love, so I often take pictures of family and friends, also little things that make me happy like the outdoors.   2.) How long have you been interested in taking pictures? I’ve always loved taking ...

MHS and middle school orchestras come together for annual collaboration concert

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The annual Orchestra Collaboration Concert, featuring performances from the USD 383 Secondary Strings, showcased the talents of not only the many Manhattan High orchestra students, but also those of the middle school students. The concert, held March 13, began with a combined performance from the orc...

MHS choir performs in unconventional location for annual Loft Concert

Sophia Comas, Features Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The annual Loft Concert, featuring performances by the different choir groups at Manhattan High, displayed the vocal talent of the performers as well as giving them and the audience a change of location. The concert, held March 14, was hosted in the First United Methodist Church, a major change in...

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