Is Animation Just for Kids? (Final)

Is Animation Just for Kids? (Final)

Aaron Grodhaus

May 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

I have loved animation for as long as I can remember, but now that I'm older, I take time to appreciate what I see and it often brings me to tears. Just seeing a visually pleasing background or a particularly satisfying character movement is enough to bring on the water works. Because of my passion for...

Death Penalty: Should it be legal? ( Final)

Death Penalty: Should it be legal? ( Final)

Brooklyn Jennings, Author

May 16, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, News and Opinion, Opinions

"Returning violence for violence multiples violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars" - Martin Luther King. Death penalty rates are increasing as times go on, leading to a huge controversial debate over whether is should be legal or not. People have very different opinions based...

Not All Slytherins Are Evil

Not All Slytherins Are Evil

Murphy Vanbalen, Author, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2019


Filed under A&E, Creative Arts, Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Cunning. Ambitious. Determined. Evil. Mean. Cruel. Muggle haters. All words that have been used to describe the Slytherin house. However, these words are not true for us all. While there have been evil wizards, and witches, in the past, most commonly cited being Voldemort, there have been plenty of good to come ou...

Beyond the Boundary Kyoukai No Kanata

April 29, 2019


Filed under A&E, Creative Arts, Entertainment

For a starter, we have Mirai Kuriyama, a spirit world warrior with the ability to control her blood. Akihito Kanbara, another spirit world warrior,  is an immortal youmus because of  his fast healing abilities, which he got by being a half Youmu. Youmus are mysterious creatures that roam our wor...

Call To Adventure: A Real Character Building Exercise

Call To Adventure: A Real Character Building Exercise

Milton Clagg, author

April 25, 2019


Filed under A&E, Entertainment

Call To Adventure is a table top game taking the gaming world by storm. CTA has been produced by Brotherwise Games creators of the Boss Monster series of games. CTA began as a donation based project to create a game based entirely on the process of creating a character. The game involves multiple elements...

Mimic Article: CJ Hendry

Lesley Maynard, author

April 25, 2019


Filed under A&E, Creative Arts, Entertainment

Artist CJ Hendry began her life of fame after her hyper realistic paintings were posted in 2017 on Instagram. She creates drawings of smeared paint dabs. She also does still life drawings of day-to-day objects, and her canvases are the size of herself or even bigger. Her paintings and drawings can take...

Beth McClain Northern Stars Interview

Beth McClain Northern Stars Interview

Erin Grodhaus

April 25, 2019


Filed under Creative Arts, Faculty

Beth McClain is the director of the Sheridan Northern Stars and has been for the last thirteen years. Everyone in show choir will tell you that she is an amazing mentor and someone you never get tired of-- even when singing, dancing, playing, or working the same show for months. But what does she think...

AJR’s New Album, “Neotheater” out 4/26

AJR’s New Album, “Neotheater” out 4/26

April 25, 2019


Filed under Creative Arts, Entertainment, Showcase

"AJR is an American indie pop band composed of multi-instrumentalist brothers Adam, Jack, and Ryan Met. The band is a DIY pop group who write, produce, and mix their own material in the living room of their Chelsea apartment. Their top 5 successful songs include 'Weak', 'Come Hang Out', 'I'm Ready',...

Should You.. Skydive?

Carrie Shaffer, Author

April 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Skydiving It is a word typically used by Americans to describe someone jumping out of an airplane, pulling a string and landing on the ground, most of the time unharmed. However, it is the "sport of jumping from an aircraft and performing acrobatic maneuvers in the air during free fall before landi...

Energy Drinks: Are They A Risk At Sheridan?

Energy Drinks: Are They A Risk At Sheridan?

Josie Shafer, Author

April 19, 2019


Filed under A&E, School Life

The number of beverages in today's day in age are endless. Some may focus on their morning cup of coffee, others may focus on their afternoon protein shake, but what about energy drinks? Following multivitamins, energy drinks are the most popular dietary supplement consumed by American teens and young...

Bohemian Rhapsody Review (Spoilers)

Bohemian Rhapsody Review (Spoilers)

Murphy VanBalen, Author

March 23, 2019


Filed under A&E, Entertainment, Features, Showcase

This movie was fantastic! It contains the perfect balance between the music we all love, the band who came up from the bottom, and the many obstacles they faced to get to the top. The plot focuses on the progression of the band and stays within chronological order. The scrip focuses the point of view on Fredd...

Conspiracy Theories

Josie Shafer and Elena Glorioso, Authors, and Editor-In-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Recently in the media, the obsession with conspiracy theories has peaked. There are hundreds of articles, videos, and other online content popping up regarding the crazy speculations of everyday occurrences, and even huge landmark events in our history. While some of them can be more serious and center...

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