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Why the Extra Day?

Why the Extra Day?

Alexis Kafoure, 21st Century Reporter

May 2, 2016


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Because we used a snow day, for the Royals parade, school will not be ending May 26, but instead on May 23. The district will have all schools hold classes for half the day.   We shouldn’t have to come to school on Monday. Most people will just sleep in or forget we have school that day at all. So...

South Area Orchestra Festival Tomorrow

South Area Orchestra Festival Tomorrow

Mark Holland, Reporter

May 2, 2016


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On May 3, from 7 p.m.- 8 p.m., in the SMS Gym, South will host the annual South Area Orchestra Fest. "It's when a bunch of students from all around South area, like Indian Woods Middle School and our high school and the elementary schools come here and play different music in the gym," sophomore Luke...

Rising Sun: Amnesia Is Mystifying

Rising Sun: Amnesia Is Mystifying

Noah Meyer, Blogger

April 21, 2016


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It's been a while, huh. I hope you didn't forget me. On that topic, it's time for another Rising Sun, and this time, I'll be reviewing something out of my comfort zone: Amnesia. Amnesia, which aired in Japan in the winter of 2013, is the anime adaptation of the visual novel game Amnesia: Memories...

Rising Sun: Haruhi Suzumiya is Interesting…

Rising Sun: Haruhi Suzumiya is Interesting…

Noah Meyer, Blogger

March 8, 2016


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Good afternoon. It's time for another Rising Sun, and today's show is... pretty strange to say the least. The show in question is The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, adapted from a series of light novels written by Nagaru Tanigawa. It's a high school comedy, and it's one of the more unusual ones. ...

Rising Sun First Impressions: Nurse Witch Komugi R

Rising Sun First Impressions: Nurse Witch Komugi R

Noah Meyer, Blogger

February 8, 2016


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Hey there! It's time again for another Rising Sun First Impressions for the Winter 2016 anime season. Today's show is Nurse Witch Komugi R, so let's Komugi-cation! (quote from the show, trust me.) The Plot This show revolves around Komugi Yoshida, a teenager who attends high school and does idol...

Rising Sun: Kiki’s Delivery Service Casts a Charm

Rising Sun: Kiki’s Delivery Service Casts a Charm

Noah Meyer, Blogger

February 1, 2016


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Hey there! It's time for another Rising Sun, and this time you're in for a real treat! I had finished up class at JCCC a while ago and decided to check out a Studio Ghibli movie from their library. After some deliberation, I decided on Kiki's Delivery Service, which I have a bit of a personal history ...

Rising Sun First Impressions – Super Mario Bros. Z Reboot

Rising Sun First Impressions – Super Mario Bros. Z Reboot

Noah Meyer, Blogger

January 21, 2016


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Hey there! It's time for the first ever Rising Sun First Impressions! In this small section of the blog, I'll be saying what I thought of the first episode of each series I listed in my previews post for the Winter 2016 anime season. As luck would have it, the first series is Super Mario Bros. Z Reboo...

Rising Sun 2016 Previews

Rising Sun 2016 Previews

Noah Meyer, Blogger

January 8, 2016


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Hey there! It's time for the first Rising Sun of 2016, and we're kicking off the year with a preview of five upcoming anime shows that have caught my attention. Let's get started. Puella Magi Madoka Magica Movie 4 If my previous reviews were any indication, I'm a big sucker for Puella Mag...

Rising Sun: Galaxy Angel is Sweet and Silly

Rising Sun: Galaxy Angel is Sweet and Silly

Noah Meyer, Blogger

January 5, 2016


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Hey there! It's time for yet another Rising Sun, and today's show is the funniest thing I've watched since My Neighbor Seki. The show in question is Galaxy Angel, a off-the-wall comedy adapted from the somewhat more serious dating sim* of the same name. The series revolves around a happy-go-lucky ...

Rising Sun: Neko-de Gomen is Animalistic Fun

Rising Sun: Neko-de Gomen is Animalistic Fun

Noah Meyer, Blogger

December 26, 2015


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Hey there! It's time for another Rising Sun, and this time I'm going to do a series that wasn't officially released in America, but can be entertaining regardless. The work in question is Neko-de Gomen (Sorry, but I'm a Cat), a manga released in 1989 that spans four or five volumes. It's about a ...

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