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,...

Will Unrealistic Clothing Sizes in the Modeling Industry Ever Change?

Will Unrealistic Clothing Sizes in the Modeling Industry Ever Change?

Sadie Miller, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


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Ashley Graham, a plus-size model icon and body image activist, was given the privilege of covering the British Vogue January 2017 issue. Most celebrities would be thrilled to be on the cover of such a powerhouse magazine, but Graham ran into a problem during the shoot for her own cover- a problem tha...

Controversy and Frustration Surround Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Performance

Controversy and Frustration Surround Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Performance

Sadie Miller, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


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Mariah Carey’s always been one to cause an uproar in the tabloids and recent headlines include the singer being dismissive to fans and music industry celebrities Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Lopez and her new reality TV show, Mariah’s World on the E! Network. Now Carey has discovered ye...

Star Wars: Rogue One is the Prequel You Are Looking for

Star Wars: Rogue One is the Prequel You Are Looking for

Levi Baxter, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017


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It is the time of the year where the world gets to experience one of the greatest Sci-Fi franchises of all time: Star Wars. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the recently released and highly anticipated prequel/sequel to the original trilogy and the almost universally despised prequels released in the...

The Madisonian Oscar Preview

The Madisonian Oscar Preview

Cam Cline and Otto Kling

December 12, 2016


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With the Oscars coming up in February, the race is underway to unleash the brightest and best pictures and actors of 2016. There are a few movies who stand out above the rest in each category which are catching the eye of viewers and critics alike. Here are the frontrunners for each major category in the ...

Christmas Tunes for the Soul Could be Just What Santa Ordered

Christmas Tunes for the Soul Could be Just What Santa Ordered

Lydia Wright, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


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Christmas lights, fires, movies, and mistletoe - all items that shape the spirit of the Christmas holiday. In addition to these staple,s there is Christmas themed music, which has been around as early as 1410. Christmas music, especially songs about love, are played virtually everywhere. As the holiday seas...

Marvel’s Latest Feature is a Long, Strange Trip

Marvel’s Latest Feature is a Long, Strange Trip

Cam Cline and Otto Kling

November 15, 2016


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Dr. Strange is the 14th movie in the Marvel cinematic universe. It stars four-time Emmy nominee Benedict Cumberbatch and is directed by Scott Derrickson, commonly known for his horror films such as Sinister, and Poltergeist. In its opening weekend the movie grossed nearly $85 million in the global box office, ...

Ouija: Origin of Evil is a Horrifying Success

Ouija: Origin of Evil is a Horrifying Success

Destinee Sadler, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


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Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) is the prequel to the first movie Ouija (2014) starring Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, and Annalise Basso. Although they are both movies based on infamous Ouija Board games, director Mike Flanagan tries to take a different approach with “Origin of Evil” by having lead actre...

Blair Witch’s Style Adds up to a Shaky Film

Blair Witch’s Style Adds up to a Shaky Film

Destinee Sadler, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


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Blair Witch (2016) is a much anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed Blair Witch Project (1999) which stars James McCune as James, a man searching for clues about the disappearance of his sister. The movie used the same style of found footage filming as its predecessor which pioneered and rev...

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