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Friday Fives: Best Halloween Candy

This illustration features every candy that was ranked in order from best to worst Halloween Candy.

Sydney Goldsmith, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

These candies have been ranked based off of data that Mental Floss.com found and compiled in their article titled “The 10 Best—and the 10 Worst—Halloween Candies”. 1. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups  These chocolate covered peanut-butter cups take first place on the list of the most popu...

Review: Lights Up

Sydney Goldsmith, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Long awaited and missed, Harry Styles has returned to the spotlight.  His new song “Lights Up” came out Oct. 11 and has already shot itself up to the number one trending spot on Twitter. Many people who I showed “Lights Up” to didn’t even realize who was singing it at first. “Sign ...

MHSNews J Squared Podcast- Gina Rodriguez

MHSNews J Squared Podcast- Gina Rodriguez

Jordyn Reid and Jadynne Watts

October 30, 2019

In this episode of the J Squared podcast, Jordyn and Jadynne discuss the backlash Gina Rodriguez faced after saying a racial slur on a live video, and drama in the ACE Family Youtube community.

Review: Invictus

“Invictus” by Ryan Graudin is based in a world where there is time-travel technology available to analyze history and record events that have happened in the past for the public to study history.

Sabrina Lacy, In-depth editor

October 29, 2019

“Invictus” by Ryan Graudin is based in a world where there is time-travel technology available to analyze history and record events that have happened in the past for the public to study history.  Farway, the main character, was born outside of time because his mother was on a mission to record...

Students Make a Difference in their Community

Illustration of people coming together to make a difference in the world.

Alayna Higdon, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2019

For more than 20 years, volunteer organizations all over the nation have participated in the National Make a Difference Day on the fourth Saturday of October. Started by USA Weekend Magazine in 1992, National Make a Difference Day is full of community service and volunteering. MHS Students are also making a ...

Review: Dear Evan Hansen

Review: Dear Evan Hansen

Caroline Cudney, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen began its national tour last year and finally made its debut in St. Louis Oct. 22 at the Fabulous Fox Theater and is running through Nov. 2.  The story follows Evan Hansen, a fatherless high school senior with high social anxiety and depression. One of his classmates, Connor ...

Messenger Movie Podcast S4 Ep2: Joker, Abominable

Messenger Movie Podcast S4 Ep2: Joker, Abominable

Will Roach and Jeff Swift

October 25, 2019

In this episode of the Messenger Movie Podcast, Will Roach, opinions editor, and Jeff Swift, sports editor, give their opinions on Warner Bros.’s new “Joker” which is followed by Roach explaining why he loves Dreamworks’s new “Abominable.”

What’s for Breakfast

What's for Breakfast

Mason Kellerman, Illustrator

October 25, 2019

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Movie Review: Joker

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Will Roach, Opinions Editor

October 18, 2019

“Joker” gave me mixed feelings.  Though an incredibly well-done film boosted by Joaquin Phoenix’s acting, “Joker” flops completely when attempting to send its message about how society shuns the mentally ill. Director Todd Phillips’s version of Gotham City will be unfamiliar to regular moviegoer...

Friday Fives: How To Stay Healthy As The Weather Gets Colder

Friday Fives: How To Stay Healthy As The Weather Gets Colder

Zara Tola, Data Journalist

October 18, 2019

It’s finally fall, and the weather has started to show it. With the colder weather, the motivation to stay healthy disappears as we lounge around  in our sweaters and relax in cozy blankets, but here are some tips to keep you going through the cold season.   1. Dress in layers It’s cold outside, b...

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