Kendrick Lamar’s Latest Album is Diverse and Excellent

Kendrick Lamar’s Latest Album is Diverse and Excellent

Will Davis, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


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A recently released Rolling Stone Magazine cover dawned Kendrick Lamar’s portrait, and at the bottom it simply read, “Kendrick Lamar: Greatest Rapper Alive.” As a result, MCHS decided to examine K. Dot’s latest album. The most noticeable thing at first is that these aren’t the normal drug ...

MCHS Auditions For The Little Mermaid

MCHS Auditions For The Little Mermaid

Jordan Bryant, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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Madison Theatre auditions for the magical and energetic show The Little Mermaid were conducted August 8th. Over 30 students auditioned ranging from freshmen to seniors. While many people might feel familiar with the show from the popular Disney movie,, the stage version ends differently and also has ad...

Versatile Hip-Hop Artist uses Snapchat to Promote New Album

Versatile Hip-Hop Artist uses Snapchat to Promote New Album

Aaron Jackson, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


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New-coming Hip Hop artist, Felly, is set to release his third mainstream album; titled, Wild Strawberries, on August 18. Felly, although new and upcoming, has been rapping for most of his life and supports his expertise through jazzy/lo-fi hip-hop beats and r&b-styled rap lyrics loaded with auto...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Delivers the Same Old Stuff (and it’s Great)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Delivers the Same Old Stuff (and it’s Great)

Levi Baxter, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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The original Guardians of the Galaxy was released to widespread acclaim by critics and audiences alike for the brand of humor and story that greatly expands upon the Marvel Cinematic Universe future plans for the culmination of the Marvel’s grand cinematic plan, Avengers: Infinity War. GotG was responsible for the ...

Rings and Reboots: How to Successfully and Unsuccessfully Relaunch a Film Franchise

Rings and Reboots: How to Successfully and Unsuccessfully Relaunch a Film Franchise

Elijah Gould, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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On February 3 2016, Rings, the return of the iconic Ring horror franchise that became a cult classic on its release then flopped on its face in the sequel, hit theaters to mediocre reviews, a poor reception, and some truly outraged fans. I was one of the admittedly few that saw Rings on its opening we...

The Madisonian’s Most Anticipated Films of the Year

The Madisonian’s Most Anticipated Films of the Year

Levi Baxter, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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2017 is primed to be chock full of blockbusters from sci-fi legends to comic book heroes. Familiar faces such as Luke Skywalker and King Kong are primed to return to glory. Not only is it possible, but it is probable that 2017 will be a banner year for the film industry. Here are The Madisonian's most ant...

Groundbreaking Artist Wins Grammy without Selling an Album

Groundbreaking Artist Wins Grammy without Selling an Album

Cam Cline, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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The 59th Grammys were stuffed to the brim with emotional acceptance speeches and star studded performances from acts like Adele and even a pregnant Beyonce. But the most emotional moment of the night was during the “Best new artist” category when Chancelor Bennett, better known by his stage name,...

Nintendo Switch: A Breath of Fresh Air or a Last Gasp?

Nintendo Switch: A Breath of Fresh Air or a Last Gasp?

Elijah Gould, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


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As the date of the brand new offering from Nintendo, the Nintendo Switch, fast approaches, many diehard Nintendo fans are joyfully praising the Switch before arrival. “It’s a true home console!” you hear them cheering. “It’s portability is astounding!” they reverberate. “OMG, LEGEND OF ...

Old School Hip Hop vs. New School Rap: Saffron and Cam Debate

Old School Hip Hop vs. New School Rap: Saffron and Cam Debate

Saffron Nicholson and Cam Cline

February 6, 2017


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Hip-Hop is an incredibly diverse and deep genre with many sub-genres that connect together in a huge web that brings people all over the world together. Over the years it has changed, though. With the evolution of hip-hop and rap, how has the music changed, and what is better, the golden age of hip h...

MCHS Reflects on Tragic 2016 for Celebrities

MCHS Reflects on Tragic 2016 for Celebrities

Samantha Lanham and Latasha Vasquez

January 20, 2017


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2016 was a year full of casualties, controversial elections, and new advancements in science. Even though these were the major topics throughout the year, the world also lost many iconic stars. From January to December, over 50 recognizable celebrities passed away. Causes of death ranged from accidents ...

Bonnaroo Tickets Available; Lineup Announced

Bonnaroo Tickets Available; Lineup Announced

Jaleesa Elliott, Editor

January 19, 2017


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January 11th was an important day of the year in the sphere of music. It was the day that one of the most recognized music festivals in the world released its lineup and its tickets for sale to the public. The magical panic of the days before Bonnaroo have commenced. Bonnaroo is one of the most discussed and mo...

Successful Golden Globes Overshadowed by Streep’s Speech

Successful Golden Globes Overshadowed by Streep’s Speech

Hope Miller, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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The 2017 award season kicked off Sunday, January 8th with the Golden Globes. This year Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show on NBC, hosted the crowd filled with top actors, musicians, and producers. Awards were given for the best productions of film and television of 2016. In true Hollywood fashion,...

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