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Disney’s First Gay Character: What Is Representation?

Disney’s First Gay Character: What Is Representation?

Reese Hill, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under OPINION

We all know Disney has become increasingly progressive in the past few years with its inclusion of more diverse casts, feminist movies, and empowering messages in its films.  Following Frozen, a movie which focused on platonic love saving lives over romantic relationships, and Moana, the first movi...

‘The Lion King’ Remake Just Found Timon & Pumbaa

Orson Codd, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Disney’s 'The Lion King' is known as one of the most classic animated films of all time. So when it was announced that the director of 2016’s ‘The Jungle Book’, Jon Favreau, was going to make a live-action version of the film, fans went crazy with excitement. It was announced Wednesday eve...

Trump’s Travel Ban Misses the Point

Trump’s Travel Ban Misses the Point

Eden Knoop, Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under OPINION

“It was done for the security of our nation, the security of our citizens, so that people come in who aren't going to do us harm.” Those were the words that Donald Trump defended his second travel ban with after a stay was put in place by a federal judge in Hawaii. But despite Trump’s insis...

Did Zoe Saldana Let ‘The Avengers 4’ Title Slip?

Orson Codd, Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under OPINION

In early 2014, Marvel Studios told fans that the next two Avengers films would be titled ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ parts one and two. It would be the biggest Avengers movie, where every superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe would come together to fight the baddie Thanos (played by Josh Broli...

LH Book Reviews: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

LH Book Reviews: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Theo Prineas and Lizzi Ayers
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Lizzi and Theo discuss bestseller Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo: https://soundcloud.com/thelittlehawk/project

LH MUSIC ALBUM REVIEW: DAMN.

LH MUSIC ALBUM REVIEW: DAMN.

Maya Chadwick, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under BLOGS, LH Music, Music, OPINION

The album title perfectly explains my feelings toward this drop. When Kendrick rapped "Y'all got 'til April the 7th to get your sh*t together," in The Heart Part 4, many of us took that as the release date of DAMN. Although it wasn't released until a week later on April 14th, the drop was wort...

HoloNet News – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer Released

HoloNet News – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer Released

Landon Clay, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

  Disney released the first official teaser trailer of Star Wars Episode VII: The Last Jedi on Friday, April 14th as part of the annual Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida. The trailer shows Rey appearing to be training on the island where she finds Luke. We hear Luke say, "Breath....

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Killer: Horror Movie Tips

Orson Codd, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under OPINION

As we all know, there are always the characters in horror movies that are just flat out stupid. They do something stupid that usually ends up getting them killed. So just in case you’re being chased by a killer, this article will help you with what and what NOT to do. First, let’s look at what Randy from S...

The Walking Dead Season 7 Review

Orson Codd, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The Walking Dead first aired on October 31st, 2010. It started off as a really promising show about a sheriff named Rick Grimes fighting to survive a zombie apocalypse. Seven years later, the show has concluded with its newest season...and it was such a big letdown. Season 6 ended with the main group...

Supergirl Review

Maureen Fesenmeyer, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under OPINION

If you like superhero shows, then you would like Supergirl. Supergirl is a show that has been on the CW since 2015. It is based around the life of Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin, who was sent with Kal-El (Superman) to earth when she was twelve so that she could protect him–but her ship gets displac...

I’m Wiccan. What Does That Mean?

I’m Wiccan. What Does That Mean?

Lizzi Ayers, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Bide within the Law you must, in perfect Love and perfect Trust. These Eight words the Rede fulfill: "An Ye Harm None, Do What Ye Will." Wicca is one of the most misunderstood religions in the world. When people think of witches, they usually think of old women who wear black robes and pointy hats ...

What it Means to be Trans*

What it Means to be Trans*

Zoe Tyne, Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under OPINION

People who have not been exposed to information on gender identity often hear the term “trans” and picture a man in drag or a woman with short hair, both of which are incorrect images. A transgender person doesn't have a certain image, a man who cross-dresses is still a man, and a woman with short h...

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