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Book Review: Scythe

Book Review: Scythe

September 13, 2019

In the far away future of Scythe, the world has super-advanced technologies. For example, they have self-driving cars, an artificial intelligence named the Thunderhead that has been put in charge to govern humanity, and they have even conquered death. But, even though this seems to be a perfect world, it is not. Because humanity has figured out how to live forever, the population has to be cont...

My Number Neighbor and Me

My Number Neighbor and Me

September 12, 2019

A new trend has sparked interest across many social media platforms: number neighbors. People are blind texting a person whose number is one digit above or below their own cell phone number. For example, if the last digit of a person's cell phone number is 6, they would text numbers ending in either 5 or 7.  Some people are posting the responses they receive, and many are funny and bizarre. I...

Tik Tok Famous at Dunbar

September 9, 2019

Tik Tok is a social media app that is used to create and share comedy, talent and other genre videos. It is quickly growing and gaining popularity with an estimated 500 million active users worldwide with 41% of users being between the ages of 16 and 24.

A Must Read Debut

A Must Read Debut

August 29, 2019

The book is an easy read, something I would recommend to any student looking to find a book to reach reading requirements for any basic level English class. It doesn't require much thought and doesn't force the reader to be present while reading the story. However, I found myself immediately engrossed in the book, not wanting to put it down. Leav's ability to pull the reader in such a short time...

Railbird Music Festival

Railbird Music Festival

August 12, 2019

Named after horse racing enthusiasts, a "railbird" is someone who is known for sticking close to the action, and hanging on the rail as each contender comes barreling down the track. "Railbird was woven into the course grounds to create an unforgettable and immersive weekend centered around music, bourbon, equine culture, and Lexington tradition” according to the festival's website. Some of th...

DIY Popsicles

DIY Popsicles

June 27, 2019

As the school year is coming to a close, the temperature in Lexington is beginning to rise. People are going to be looking for a way to cool off.  What better way of doing this than an ice cold popsicle? Store bought popsicles are all fine and good, but the best popsicles are the ones that are homemade. There are many benefits to making a sweet treat of your own creation. Frozen desserts ...

Top Five Ice Cream Shops in Lexington

Top Five Ice Cream Shops in Lexington

June 12, 2019

Summer is quickly approaching us and with summer comes longer and hotter days. Increasing temperatures can make a person miserable. Here are my top five places to get a nice summer treat to help you cool down: Cold Stone Creamery Located on Mall Road, this shop offers a unique variety of ice cream. Costumers can build their own sundae or choose from a selection of their “signature creations” which range from “Dough ...

Savanna’s Summer Playlist

Savanna’s Summer Playlist

June 8, 2019

Music is one of my most favorite things, and I associate different songs with my different emotions, so I pick different songs to make playlists. My current playlist is called "Good Taste." Here are the songs: Relavator Eyes by The Paper Kites. The Paper Kites have been one of my favorite bands for a long time. I love their different voices in each song. This song is sung by one of the male singer...

Must Read Summer Books

Must Read Summer Books

May 30, 2019

Whether you’re a social person or not, free time is guaranteed during summer break. One of the best ways to make use of that time and keep your brain on its toes is to read. Here are 7 high-quality books everyone must read in summer 2019: 1. Digital Fortress by Dan Brown  Dan Brown’s realistic fiction novel is based in the National Security Agency and is revolved around their most top secret monument: an un...

Evolution of Hip Hop

Evolution of Hip Hop

May 29, 2019

In the ’70s, an emerging rap genre known as "hip hop" began to form in the Bronx, New York City. It focused on emceeing over house parties and neighborhood block party events, held outdoors. It really began to flourish in the ’90s when artists like The Notorious B.I.G., N.W.A. and Tupac joined the game. The genre came about as a positive movement for the black youth in America. Early hip hop had a unique tone and a regul...

We’re a “Sucker” for You

We’re a “Sucker” for You

May 27, 2019

The last time fans heard a new “Jonas Brothers” album was in 2010, for the album, “Jonas L.A.”. In 2013, when the brothers went their separate ways people wanted to know why, and who was to blame. Now that the brothers have reunited there are some answers to these questions. The brothers announced their split on Good Morning America and called off a tour. A representative later shared that the brothers we...

5SOS Song “Easier” is Harder for Fans

5SOS Song “Easier” is Harder for Fans

May 24, 2019

It all started on May 16, 2019, with a tweet from @toursyd. She received a poster from 5SOS saying, "Is it easier to stay? Is it easier to go?" Along with that, there was a date: May 23, 2019. The poster was a mix of static blues and red symbols, along with the word "EASIER" across the top. Twitter immediately blew up with speculations. What did this mean? Was it a joke?  I've been wa...