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30 Days of Horror: Cannibalism in WWII Features Food Special Events 

30 Days of Horror: Cannibalism in WWII

The former President George H.W. Bush narrowly escaped being beheaded and eaten by Japanese soldiers when he was shot down over the Pacific in the Second World War. Lt George Bush, then a 20-year-old pilot, was among nine airmen who escaped from their planes after being shot down during bombing raids on Chichi Jima, a tiny island 700 miles south of Tokyo, in September 1944 – and was the only one to evade capture by the Japanese. The horrific fate of the other eight men was established in subsequent war crimes…

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Let’s Be Frank About “Frank” Features Movies 

Let’s Be Frank About “Frank”

“I say tell everyone everything. Why cover anything up?” The movie Frank was released in 2014 and was directed by Lenny Abrahamson. This dramedy, despite the title, does not feature the character Frank, played by Michael Fassbender, as the protagonist but rather as just one of the main characters. This movie actually follows a man named Jon Burroughs, played by Domhnall Gleeson. Jon wanders a small town all day brainstorming songs as he aspires to be a famous musician. Then one day on the ocean shore, he meets Don, played…

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Take a Risk on Riverdale Features Movies 

Take a Risk on Riverdale

“…trapped within its walls, like some Gothic heroine, was Cheryl Blossom, who’s still grieving for her beloved brother Jason. Linked in death even as they were in life.” This is just one of the many intriguing lines from the TV show Riverdale. Riverdale is an extremely thrilling new TV show by the CW. The show is the CW’s take on the classic Archie Andrews comics. The first episode begins with the narrator Jughead Jones, played by Cole Sprouse, narrating the goings on of the small town of Riverdale from his…

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Who Else Wants to Enjoy Lunch? Editorials Features Food Opinion 

Who Else Wants to Enjoy Lunch?

Northern Bedford has always prided itself on being both a great school academically and athletically, but Northern Bedford has a pretty big flaw forming…its lunches. This is the second school year that Northern Bedford has only had one lunch line, and it has become very problematic. Many students don’t have enough time to eat their lunches depending on when they are dismissed by the teachers on duty. One lunch line is simply not enough to supplement such a large group of students. Another issue with the singular lunch line is…

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Get With The Get Down Movies 

Get With The Get Down

    The Get Down, a popular music drama series created by popular screenwriters Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis, came out with it’s highly anticipated second season this Monday.     “The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop and disco- told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city, and the world…forever.” Netflix says on the show’s official IMDB web page. Set in the early 70’s like its fellow Netflix…

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Why is Thirteen Reasons Why Trendy? Movies 

Why is Thirteen Reasons Why Trendy?

Many of us today are familiar with Netflix and all of the other movie streaming sources, but after finishing a certain series, the most popular question most people ask themselves is “now what do I do with my life?” That thought has come from the nail-biting show of Thirteen Reasons Why. Whether you binge-watched the series in a weekend or read the entire book when it came out, the general consensus is that Thirteen Reasons Why is one of the most crippling depictions of modern teen suicide. Thirteen Reasons Why…

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Maddie Cottle: The Beauty Arts Features News Special Events 

Maddie Cottle: The Beauty

Madison “Maddie” Cottle is a sophomore at Northern Bedford County High School. She will be playing the role of Belle in our school’s production of Beauty and The Beast. Maddie says she wanted to try out for the musical because she has a really strong love for music and singing and felt that it would be a lot of fun. The most challenging thing about having to play Belle for Maddie was memorizing all the lines, but she says that after she got them down, it was an easy ride!…

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Money Wasting Food 

Money Wasting

Over the past 5 years, more than 100,000 students have been rejecting school meals. Some districts in Pennsylvania were looked into about why there was so much rejection. In 2010, the Healthy and Hunger Free Kids Act changed what can be served in the nation’s lunchroom. The School Nutrition Association has stated that in Pennsylvania, the involvement of lunch has dropped by 119,000 people over the last 5 years. Also, during 2016, the National School Lunch Program fulfilled 30.3 million people which from 2010, it’s drop of 1.5 million. The…

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Gift Guide Arts Fashion Food Special Events 

Gift Guide

The holidays are almost here and you know what that means- it’s the season of giving. But don’t make the mistake of thinking that you have to break the bank to get the best gifts! Here are some high quality gift ideas for those last minute stocking-stuffers at reasonably low prices: Know someone eager to try out those super cute mermaid tail blankets all over Instagram? Get one here for just $19.88!     2. Nothing says ‘I love and cherish you’ quite like an ugly Christmas sweater and these…

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