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The Buzz: Bieber becomes “Bizzle”

The Buzz: Bieber becomes “Bizzle”

By Samantha Yeager, Round Table Reporter

February 20, 2014

After recent encounters with drugs, alcohol and other crimes, pop-star Justin Bieber has seen some time in jail. The rebellious 19-year-old changed his name on Instagram to “Bizzle,” creating a lot of buzz about his intentions and new crowd of friends. “I think it’s a little bit stupid that...

From headlines to hashtags, journalism evolves

By Madison Milhous, News Editor

December 12, 2013

In the past few decades, the face of journalism has undergone some major enhancements, not just cosmetically but technologically, as well. Social media has changed journalism to the extent that people don’t rely on news broadcasts to get news updates.  They check their phones. Times are changing...

New words “twerk” their way into the Oxford Dictionary

New words “twerk” their way into the Oxford Dictionary

By Eva Tooley, Round Table Editor

December 4, 2013

To the astonishment of many, the words “twerk” and “selfie” have recently been added to the Oxford Dictionary. However, what many people don’t know is that these words have not been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, but rather the Oxford Dictionaries Online, although both are published b...

“Killing Kennedy” is a mediocre anniversary showing

By Veronica Clements, Entertainment and Arts Editor

November 20, 2013

When there are any landmark, historic anniversaries, the TV world is immersed with honoring those dates with constant prime-time features, and The National Geographic Channel is no exception. On Nov. 10, Killing Kennedy, the docudrama based on the best-selling book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Duga...

Mondays are the worst

By Emma Provost, Round Table Reporter

November 7, 2013

Mondays are always the worst. From the start of the school week to the end of the weekend, they never bring anything to look forward to. This morning is different, with daylight savings turning the clocks back an hour, it's bright and cheery in the morning. It's nice to wake up to the sun shining thr...

Every Day is different for every person

By Veronica Clements, Entertainment and Arts Editor

October 11, 2013

Your “good morning” consists of accessing memories. You wake up, discover who your family is, who you’re friends with and what bare minimum you are able to do as you live the day.  When the stars mark bedtime and you close your eyes, the “good night” you say to yourself is really a good-bye...

Miley Cyrus “twerks” her way to negative attention

By Emily Cross, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2013

Miley Cyrus’s performance at the VMA’s was surprising to everyone. Shocked and disgusted, the audience sat with their jaws touching the ground. Just a few years ago, little girls everywhere were watching Hannah Montana, a T.V show about a girl who lived a double life as an average teenager by day ...

X-Factor finds its voice

By Veronica Clements, Entertainment and Arts Editor

September 19, 2013

In the search for the next "super-star," X-Factor might have finally found its niche.   On Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, FOX premiered its third season of the X-Factor with fresh faces, wit, and most importantly, undiscovered talent. The two-day premiere delved into the search for the “X-Factor."...

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