“Why Austin, Texas was not the Best Option For the Latest MLS Expansion Team”

“Why Austin, Texas was not the Best Option For the Latest MLS Expansion Team”

Hunter Lobur Cummins, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

On January 15, it was announced that Austin, Texas would receive the next MLS (Major League Soccer) team, the 27th team in the league.  While the citizens of Austin are quite ecstatic about this, I personally do not believe that it was the best choice of a new city for a team for a multitude of reaso...

Journey to Endgame: A Series

Journey to Endgame: A Series

Em Rush, Managing Editor, Ravenous Reviewer, Anxious Audience Member

February 5, 2019


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life

Now that we are finally in 2019, there is a lot to look forward to in the coming months as it relates to blockbuster movies.  Movies like Shazam, Toy Story 4, The Joker, and Frozen 2 are sure to stun, but none more than Avengers: Endgame. As the days inch closer and close to April 26 audiences can...

The dangers of electronic cigarettes

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion

Don’t vape, kids. There are so many risks that accompany young adults and teens as they navigate through these formative years that authors write entire books on the subject, warning parents about and giving advice on how to best raise their child to avoid those risks. They warn about the dange...

Buffalo, NY: a pizza destination

Buffalo, NY:  a pizza destination

Kate Hennessey, Zach Mecca, Molly McGowan, and Marnique Oliveri-Panepento

January 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Coming straight from Italy, pizza has been an influential food since 997 CE in Gaeta. Some of the most famous cities for pizza are Chicago and New York, but Buffalo has been gaining more and more deserved fame. It is praised for its underrated quality and tastiness. In a recently published ranking, Tr...

Senioritis: Does it actually exist?

Senioritis: Does it actually exist?

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life

High school can one of the most stressful times in a person’s life, especially when it comes to grades. By working hard, studying for tests, and getting extra help, students can get good grades that will look good on their college applications. However, there is a time in a high school student’s li...

Ohio State Upsets Michigan, 62-39

Ohio State Upsets Michigan, 62-39

Abbey Black, News and Opinion editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Football has the ability to bring people together―and drive them apart. Growing up in a big college football family, this was a lesson I learned at a very young age. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Yes, the food is amazing, and it is important to have a day which reflects all there is to be th...

Pants Pocket Equality

Pants Pocket Equality

Katherine Merkel, News and opinion editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life, Uncategorized

At first glance, the pocket may appear to be trivial, but considering its deep and rich history, the first step to understanding the modern politics behind the popular little pouches is to take a step into the past. Ancient peoples typically used cloth or leather pouches to hold their valuables and oft...

Winner takes two

Winner takes two

Alyssa Cole, Staff reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Tonight Buffalo will face off against one of their biggest rivals to try to stay atop the Atlantic Division. That team is none other than the Toronto Maple Leafs. As of now, Buffalo was on a ten game win streak, but just lost to the Tampa Bay Lighting and The Nashville Predators in regulation, while g...

Coffee: where do you get yours?

Coffee: where do you get yours?

Hayleigh Lilleck, staff reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Uncategorized

Everybody’s go- to wake- up drink is coffee. Some black some double double and some with so much cream and sugar you could jump off the walls. According to e-imports.com, “The average consumption in the United States is 3.1 cups of coffee a day” in America. There are many different places to get ...

Stress and the college process

Stress and the college process

Elise Mutty, Staff reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

As the college acceptance process gets more and more competitive and measurable success is more highly sought after, teenagers experience seemingly unmanageable stressful situations. High school students are under immense pressure to be involved in school-sponsored extracurricular activities and events, have an excitin...

Star of Broadway, Hamilton Review

Star of Broadway, Hamilton Review

Aiden Phillips, Staff reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, News, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news

It is the best musical I have ever seen. “What?” you must be asking, “Better than Phantom? Les Misérables? How can a rap musical about a founding father be better than those masterpieces?”  Trust me, by the end of this review you will be wishing you got your tickets at Shea’s Performi...

Eating lean and green: Green Eats

Eating lean and green: Green Eats

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Features, News, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news

More often than not, eating healthy can be difficult for many people. It is definitely difficult for me. With my schedule always being busy, I never have time to make healthy foods for myself, and, especially in the mornings, I’ll have a Tim Horton’s coffee in one hand and a bagel in the other. I...

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