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Having a playlist has its perks

Christa Young, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

Music is definitely more than a major factor in every life—from an introvert to a social butterfly—and its effects can determine whether an average school day is pleasant or quite the opposite.  This playlist is a product of moods experienced by every student who walks the halls of Parkview and...

Frightening films: fun or formidable?

Christa Young, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

It is a fact that people love to be scared, and masters of the horror film industry have perfected their craft over the course since movies have been made—beginning in the early years of the twentieth century. This form of entertainment has created its own specific genre in a multibillion-dollar industry...

Top 8 reasons why Beyonce is the greatest

Chelsey Boyce, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Top 8 Reasons Beyonce is the Greatest: Her Voice is Magical: Since she debuted with her childhood singing group, Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has shared her amazing voice with the entire world. Not only have all four of her albums debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 Chart...

Bieber “Believes” in real music

Kristina Pavlova, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2013

  January 29: ask any Belieber, an avid Justin Bieber supporter, and they will know this date. This time last week “All Around the World” Beliebers flocked to stores to buy Justin Bieber’s new Believe Acoustic album.                 This newest album by Bieber features...

Games, gadgets, and gizmos, oh my!

Katherine Shaw and Kristina Pavlova

February 13, 2013

 For those of you who are constantly sliding your fingers through the Apps Store on iTunes, there are many exciting apps and games that you may not have previously considered but will either have you addicted or be useful. Check out these free unique apps and games that will have you holding on to your...

The history of Valentine’s Day

Kylie Gabrielson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2013

When Parkview students think of Valentine’s Day their mind is almost always drawn to hearts, candy and love. We all know that February 14th is a day set aside for love, but how did it ever come to be? Although many Valentine’s Day myths exist, a few ideas reign true. Saint Valentine, this day...

Disney’s hidden treasures

Simone Stevens, News Editor

January 31, 2013

      As a kid, most students can admit to spending hours watching beloved Disney animated movies. Young tikes often miss or do not completely understand certain scenes or hidden messages in animated movies that teenagers are fully aware of. Here are the top five jaw-dropping realizations from Disney...

Taylor Swift turns the world Red

Kristina Pavlova, Entertainment Editor

November 16, 2012

Fans all over the world flocked to stores October 22 to buy Red, Taylor Swift’s new album. For Swifties, Taylor Swift supporters, the Speak Now Era had officially ended with the beginning to a new era, the Red Era.             Red made history for Swift, selling 1.2 million copies in just ...

Owl City swoops onto the music charts

Christa Young, Staff Writer

November 15, 2012

      Adam Young has released his fourth album under his musical persona known as Owl City, The Midsummer Station, which goes to new musical heights with its fresh vintage sound. The score of his tracks take a lighthearted turn with heavy usage of digital synthesizers and up-tempo beats, mirrorin...

‘The British are coming, the British are coming!’

Aleksandra Zayac and Kristina Pavlova

November 5, 2012

            The Union Jack is engraved into the fabric and splattered with red, white and blue.  The redcoats are taking over again, 250 years after the Revolutionary War, but this time the cry that “the British are coming!” brings flocks of fans and excitement.   Whether their UK...

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