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Imagine Dragons: Origins Album Review

Emrel Woody, Staff

November 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Are you a person who loves music and can’t get enough of it? Need a new album to listen to for the week? Imagine Dragons dropped a new album on November 9th, 2018 called Origins.   Imagine Dragons has been a personal favorite of mine ever since 2013. If you’re an Imagine Dragons fan, ...

Welcoming the Highxicon- the sniglets of Highlands

Welcoming the Highxicon- the sniglets of Highlands

Maggie Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sniglets

Highxicon? Sniglets?  No, I swear I’m not speaking another language.  Instead, I’m just hoping to improve one through adding some new vocabulary!  These words will help us, as Highlands students, describe moments we all have but can’t define. A sniglet can be officially defined as any w...

Dear Evie and Dee: Family and Grades

November 12, 2018


Filed under Advice, Ask Column, Entertainment

Dear Evie and Dee,   Thanksgiving is coming up, and I'm starting to feel really anxious. I have a big family, but I've never been very close to them. I'd honestly rather spend the holiday with my friends. Is it wrong to feel that way?   Sincerely, Thanksgiving Dilemma   Dear Thanksgiving Dilemma,   ...

Horoscopes November 12th-16th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2018


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. You may have your mind set on some big plans that you've been working on for some time now. The problem i...

Ella’s Weekly Music Suggestions:

Ella Exterkamp, Staff

November 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

still feel. by half∙alive   Alternative   Summary: This song came out a couple months ago and has been my recent obsession. If you haven’t listened to this song at least once, then you are missing out my friend. It’s an Alternative song by an up-incoming band, and it has such a ja...

Dear Evie and Dee: Shifting Friend Groups

November 5, 2018


Filed under Advice, Ask Column, Entertainment

Dear Evie and Dee,   I feel kind of stuck in a bad friend group right now. I don't share any of their beliefs and I don't really feel like I belong with them, but I'm too scared to branch out. I have other friends, but I'm a little too nervous to leave my current group because I've been frie...

Horoscopes November 5th-9th

November 5, 2018


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. If you find that you aren't necessarily thinking like the rest of the group, don't panic. In fact, this i...

A Successful Opening Night: As You Like It debut at Highlands

A Successful Opening Night: As You Like It debut at Highlands

Emeline Kuether and Jenna Brady

November 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Review

Highland’s Theatre made its debut of Shakespeare’s classic, As You Like It, last night, November 1st. This play featured a small cast of 17 of Highland’s most talented actors. The play began at 7:30 and lasted nearly three hours.   The story was at points very riveting, during the oc...

Falling head over heels for these fall trends

Falling head over heels for these fall trends

Emeline Kuether, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

After weeks of scorching 80 degree weather in September, it’s finally starting to feel like fall here in the Fort. Leaves are beginning to scatter the ground, and the sweet aroma of pumpkin spice is perfuming the chilly air. Sweater weather is upon us, and it’s time to retire the cut-off jean shor...

This week at Highlands

October 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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