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The Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

The Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

November 7, 2019

From its humble beginnings as a glorified Lord of the Rings fan-game, to its current roots as a massively popular game with clubs at every high school and at least a handful of hobby stores with groups in every city, Dungeons & Dragons has remained firmly on the throne of “Most Popular Table Top Role Playing Game (TTRPG)” across all of its editions. People from all across the world have fo...

Upcoming Harriet Tubman Film Highly Anticipated

Upcoming Harriet Tubman Film Highly Anticipated

October 31, 2019

Just from the trailer alone, people are already calling Harriet to be an early Oscars favorite.  Although it may be too early to tell (especially because the movie hasn’t even been released yet) Harriet does have the framework to be one of the best movies of 2019. The cast list is explosive and full of star actors. It includes Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr. with Cynthia Erivo as Harriet T...

Best Horror Movies for Fright Night

Best Horror Movies for Fright Night

October 29, 2019

With Halloween looming near, comes a long tradition of trick-or-treating, dressing up and watching Halloween movies. Horror films have been around since 1896 with Georges Méliès “Le Manoir du Diable,”  which set the stage for one of the most vulgar, bloody and erotic genres of film. This article will be a guide to your season of spooks to know which movies will get your heart pounding and blood pumping. W...

Illustrators: The Life of a Garage Band

Illustrators: The Life of a Garage Band

October 23, 2019

Garage bands are not as common as they used to be, but Bryan Station High School student Ian Kendzierski decided to form his group in 2018. Illustrators, his indie punk band, also includes drummer Sam Owens, bass player Aminita Jatta, and guitarist Annika Maxey.  They write some of their own music but mainly perform cover songs. Such as songs from other indie bands like The 1975 and SWMRS. This past ...

New Show Highlights the Fight to be Class President

New Show Highlights the Fight to be Class President

October 17, 2019

When I was campaigning for senior class president, there was some tension that could be felt among the candidates. Some rumors spread, some petty comments made, but for the most part, it was pretty amiable. Everyone made their signs and posted on their social media accounts and let bygones be bygones. However, the new show that premiered on Netflix, The Politician, anything goes when running for ...

The Importance of Taking Art Classes

The Importance of Taking Art Classes

October 15, 2019

As students at Dunbar know, you need at least one art or humanity credit in order to graduate. To some, this requirement can seem trivial and it might raise questions like “Aren’t my common core classes more important?” and “How could this prepare me for the future?” Art classes can seem unimportant, especially to students whose interests align more with other subjects. However, art ...

Hollywood’s Bleeding by Post Malone

Hollywood’s Bleeding by Post Malone

October 15, 2019

On Sept. 6th, 2019, Post Malone released his third hit album entitled “Hollywood’s Bleeding” and it is topping the charts. The album includes 15 new songs, and two songs that were pre-released: “Sunflower” and “Wow.” The album has had mostly positive reviews so far, here are my thoughts. My Top 5 Songs On The Album: “Hollywood’s Bleeding” This song opens the album and provides a stro...

How Minecraft Made a Comeback

How Minecraft Made a Comeback

October 2, 2019

In American schools, Minecraft, a creative sandbox type video game has recently become popular with teens after being out for over nine years. It has gained more attention because of influencers such as PewDiePie, nostalgia, and through the media.  Minecraft is a video game where players explore, farm, build, craft and combat with other players or creatures. Many of us played as kids years ago, m...

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...