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VanderWaal’s music is just the beginning

VanderWaal’s music is just the beginning

By Freddy Roberts, Round Table PSA managing editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, The Latest, The Round Table

A bright and wide-smiled Grace VanderWaal makes her way across the stage in front of thousands of people. The four judges notice the 12-year-old, not expecting a surprise. The teen stuns both judges and viewers at the eleventh season of the NBC TV competition show "America's Got Talent," singing an original...

Review: Dua Lipa searches self in ‘New Rules’

Review: Dua Lipa searches self in ‘New Rules’

By Lucy Kiefert, Round Table entertainment managing editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, The Latest, The Round Table

Don’t pick up the phone. Don’t let him in. Don’t be his friend. These are the three rules Dua Lipa assigns herself in her newest breakout single, “New Rules”, to prevent herself from returning to an ex she is determined not to be controlled by once again. A fast-paced song accompanied by a...

Reactions: ‘Fixer Upper’ cancelled after five seasons

Reactions: ‘Fixer Upper’ cancelled after five seasons

By Lauren Runnells, Round Table reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, The Round Table

“Fixer Upper” is a television show filmed in Waco, Texas focusing on a married couple who buy and sell outdated houses and repair them to look new and trendy. After five season of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper”, Chip and Joanna Gaines chose to cancel. As the show comes to an end, students share their...

Reactions: ‘Stranger Things’ second season

Reactions: ‘Stranger Things’ second season

By Anika Van Steinburg, Round Table reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, The Latest, The Round Table

Season 2 of the popular Netflix show “Stranger Things” is returning to television screens on Friday, Oct. 27. Several students at MHS were excited that the famous TV show was making its return. “I am very excited for the new season,” says MHS freshman Lily Miller. “I’ve been anticipating...

Review: Sam Smith releases new album

Review: Sam Smith releases new album

By Samantha Johnson, Entertainment Staff

November 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, The Latest

On November 3, 2016, pop singer-songwriter Sam Smith released his second full studio album, The Thrill of It All. The regular version of the album has 10 tracks and the special addition has 14 tracks. This album was long-awaited by fans of Smith since the last music Smith had released was in 2015. His...

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ still strange as ever

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ still strange as ever

By Ally Pick, Round Table podcast editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, The Latest, The Round Table

The long-awaited second season of Netflix original "Stranger Things" made its debut to all on Oct. 27, four days prior to its intended release date. After the sweeping success of the first season, many believed the creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, should have left it as a single season show. When a second...

Carpark Karaoke: Sammie J.

Carpark Karaoke: Sammie J.

By Marley Pratt, Round Table features managing editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Broadcast, Entertainment, Featured, Fun feature videos, The Latest, The Round Table

Round Table reporter Marley Pratt and local singer-songwriter Sammie J showcase Sammie's music career thus far in this parody of James Corden's Carpool Karaoke.

Reactions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ revamp

Reactions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ revamp

By Rebecca Carroll, Round Table reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion, Reaction videos, The Latest, The Round Table, Video

British crime writer Agatha Christie released a novel titled Murder on the Orient Express in 1934. Since then, the masterpiece has been revamped for the silver screen four times. On November 10th, the fourth rendition was released and is currently playing in theaters worldwide.

Doppelgangers

By Grace Sheedy, Round Table reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Broadcast, Entertainment, Featured, Fun feature videos, The Latest, The Round Table

Round Table reporter Grace Sheedy gives us a look at Middletown High School's very own Doppelgangers.

Reactions: Weinstein social media response

Reactions: Weinstein social media response

By Leah Heon, Round Table reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, News, Opinion, The Latest, The Round Table

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by numerous women, many being in the film industry. With more than 12 million posts and reactions on Facebook, the hashtag #metoo has flooded the internet as victims share their stories amid the scandal. Some students choose to take...

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