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The 5th Wave Book Review

The 5th Wave Book Review

January 21, 2020

Author: Rick Yancey In The 5th Wave aliens have shown up on our doorstep.  They first appeared in secret in the 90s. However, no one that they were here.  They waited many years in secret to start the 1st wave. Who are they and why are they here?  You may find the answer in this book. After th...

Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination

January 20, 2020

Angie Thomas was featured in an article on RightOn Magazine in 2003 and later decided to write and publish her book the Hate You Give in 2017. This book explains how people looked at blacks. This book relates to race problems back in the late 1900’s and even before that.  Angie Thomas’s main character, Starr Carte...

School Days

School Days

Maggie Voigts, Reporter

January 17, 2020

This month/week is holiday break for a lot of college students, and last year's graduates are coming back to visit. I've heard a lot of current students talking about how they would never want to do this because "who wants to visit their old high school and be reminded of all those tiring days."  Here...

Ripped Jeans…Good or Bad?

Ripped Jeans…Good or Bad?

Mckenzie Reuter, Editor

January 15, 2020

One of the big trends that is hitting public schools is ripped jeans. Many schools oppose the idea of jeans that have rips in them because they claim there is too much skin showing. Some are opposed to any skin showing in general. Many schools, like ours, have come to the conclusion that it is hard ...

Illuminae Book Review

Illuminae Book Review

Zak Bockhop, Editor

January 10, 2020

Authors: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Illuminae is a sci-fi book.  It isn’t your normal novel. It has more in common with a graphic novel.  I would say it lies some place in between the two genres. The story takes place in space.  There is plenty of future tech and it is very intriguing. The...

The Assassin’s Blade Book Review

The Assassin’s Blade Book Review

Zak Bockhop, Editor

January 3, 2020

Author: Sarah J. Maas The Assassin’s Blade is a book set in the mythical continent of Erilea.  The continent is currently under war. There is a King that is trying to conquer the continent and put it under one banner.  Once the King began conquering the land magic mysteriously left. The god th...

Brave Reader Tea

Brave Reader Tea

Allie Burgess, Reporter

December 27, 2019

Since the Brave Reader newspaper is now online and no longer in paper form, I interviewed a few people on their opinions about the change. As a first year Mass Media student, I think the transition to an online based newspaper will allow for easier  students access throughout the day.  In addition, the art...

Eragon Book Review

Eragon Book Review

November 22, 2019

Author: Christopher Paolini Eragon is a book set in a fantasy world.  It shares a likeness with the Lord of the Rings.  Much like the Lord of the Rings there are humans, dwarves, and elves.  This world also contain many other creatures, like and especially, dragons.  Dragons are heavily focused...

Half Bad Book Review

Half Bad Book Review

November 18, 2019

  Author: Sally Green Half Bad is a book set in a fantasy world, but it is very much like our own.  The only difference is that the world is populated with witches. The witch community in Europe is split into two warring factions.  There are the white witches and the black witches. The whi...

What’s Bugging You?

What’s Bugging You?

Jarron Vinger and Zak Bockhop

November 12, 2019

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Nemesis Book Review

Nemesis Book Review

Zak Bockhop

November 11, 2019

Author: Brendan Reichs Nemesis is set in the real world.  In the fictional town of Fire Lake.  However, an asteroid called Anvil is heading towards earth.  The world has been waiting for the news from NASA. After the asteroid passes Jupiter they will know the asteroids new trajectory.  This is ...

Scythe Book Review

Scythe Book Review

Zak Bockhop, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Scythe is a book set in a dystopian world.  They have cured death. Doesn’t that sound great?  It isn’t. The world doesn’t have an unlimited amount of resources.  The solution the world came up with was, a group of individuals that went around the world and killed at random.  This is to keep th...

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