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Toasty Tips for the Crazy Cold

Kenzie Poynter and Sydney Fessler

January 29, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

If you are a part of the the Fort Thomas School District, chances are you will have school tomorrow. Historically, Fort Thomas does not call many snow days and it is common that students walk to school in extreme weather. It can be very difficult to walk to school in below zero temperatures when there is...

Weezer’s Teal Album: Review

Weezer’s Teal Album: Review

Steve Lang, Managing Editor - Yearbook

January 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Review

California Alt-Rock band Weezer returns with a wonderful surprise filled with welcome covers of classic hits. Even though it is still very early 2019 is a big year for Weezer. The rock group is up for a Grammy for their 2018 release Pacific Daydream. March 1st will see the release of their 13th studio ...

Horoscopes January 28th- February 1st

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Horoscope

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. An old friend from long ago could contact you again this week. This person might bring great...

Movie Releases of 2019

Tristin Brubaker, Nick Caldwell, and Kayla Wilson

January 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

IT: Chapter 2 Chapter 2, directed by Andrés Muschietti, is coming to theaters September 6th, 2019. The movie, taking place 27 years after the first one, features an all new cast, though Bill Skarsgård will be returning as Pennywise. After the Losers Club has grown up and moved away from Denny, t...

Horoscopes January 21st- 25th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Horoscope

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. Various personal issues might be on your mind this week. You could want to work them all out without distractions, so you may decide to spend part ...

5 Exciting Video Game Releases in 2019

Ella Exterkamp, Staff

January 18, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Resident Evil 2   The remake of Resident Evil 2, a survival horror game, is set to be released on January 25th of this year. A game that was originally released in 1998 by Capcom.   This game’s Demo is out now but, uniquely, it is a one-time play through. You get one time to play as far as y...

Aquaman – The Newest Addition to the DC Extended Universe

Kaitlyn Kittle, Staff

January 16, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Review

While the newest release in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) Aquaman only got a Rotten Tomatoes score of 64%, it got an A- from CinemaScore and was undoubtedly a hit for the franchise. Set not long after the events of Justice League, the movie took viewers through the kingdom of Atlantis as its king, Orm Marius, ...

Horoscopes: January 14th-18th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Horoscope

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. There may be some serious miscommunication this week, so be honest with everything that you do a...

Scheduling Begins Next Week: Are You Ready?

Scheduling Begins Next Week: Are You Ready?

Lexie Crawford and Caitlyn Morgan

January 11, 2019


Filed under Advice, News, Student Life

     Students are just getting back from a well-deserved two-week break following a stressful midterm exam period. Yet again, students are faced with another daunting task in planning their future.      Scheduling begins on Monday, January 14th and lasts all week. Over this time, students w...

Book Releases of 2019

Book Releases of 2019

Ella Exterkamp and Emrel Woody

January 10, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Again, But Better by Christine Riccio This contemporary novel is written by a first-time author who got her start as a Youtuber. Christine Riccio, also known as polandbanananasBOOKs, has been on Youtube since 2010. She makes videos about books for her more than 400K subscribers and is known for her ...

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