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Nutrition Expedition

Nutrition Expedition

Sarah Oldhe, Reporter

August 30, 2019

Over the summer, you might have noticed that local nutrition shops have become very popular. Places like 913 Nutrition, Vibe Nutrition and Energizing Mission have recently. Energizing Mission shakes contain vitamins, minerals and nutrients, at least 18 grams of protein and can be used as meal replaceme...

Classroom Review

Ansley Chambers, Copy Editor

March 25, 2019

Top three rooms at South: Tucker Love- This is where all the magic happens. Maybe I have some bias, being a Patriot editor afterall, but that doesn’t change the lighting situation. The journalism room has outstanding room, especially for being on the bottom floor. Most basement rooms feel dark and d...

Top 5 5-hour Energy Flavors

Top 5 5-hour Energy Flavors

Milad Jahani, Reporter

January 7, 2019

As a student, it’s important to have the energy needed to attend class and get all your coursework done. Some students get their buzz from coffee, but I get my energy and motivation from 5-hour Energy. With 200% of the niacin and 8333% of the vitamin B12 you need in a day, 5-hour Energy trumps the...

Duck Donuts Review

Duck Donuts Review

Katie Hiebl, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Finding a place to get a doughnut is not hard, but finding a good doughnut is a little more challenging. Ducks Doughnuts just opened up in Leawood Kansas next door to Price Chopper. When you first walk into Ducks Doughnuts the inside is very colorful and modern. The walls are painted white with bright...

Review: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Packs a Thanos Sized Punch

Review: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Packs a Thanos Sized Punch

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

May 3, 2018

*MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD* The 10-year wait came to an end one week earlier than originally scheduled when Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War hit theaters April 27. Audiences across the world flooded cinemas to see a film that showcases the best, and worst, that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has to o...

“Love, Simon” is the Movie We All Need Right Now

Megan Smith, Reporter

March 28, 2018

Even though I couldn't see half the movie through my tears, I'm confident in my belief that "Love, Simon" is one of the best movies ever made and should be considered the "Breakfast Club" of our generation. A break from the traditional indie film, "Love, Simon" is long overdue and gives gay teens the...

Review: Brockhampton Brings the ‘Gold’ to KC

Hip-hop boy band Brockhampton performed at The Truman in downtown Kansas City, MO Feb. 21.

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2018

Texas-born hip hop group Brockhampton proved that they really are "the best boyband since One Direction" at their Feb. 21 show at Kansas City's The Truman. While it may have been freezing outside, The Truman heated up as fans came out in throngs, despite the ice storm, for this Wednesday night show. With...

John Green’s ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ is Profound and Relatable, Yet Unoriginal

John Green's 'Turtles All the Way Down' is Profound and Relatable, Yet Unoriginal

Avery Woods, Assistant Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

January 26, 2018

Following his 2012 hit novel The Fault in Our Stars can't be easy for John Green. Almost all of his YA novels are praised and worshipped by readers. Green is famous for his romances in amusing settings, and his latest novel is no different. This time, Green introduces Turtles All the Way Down, a ...

Review~ Wind River

Review~ Wind River

Will Cooper, Guest Writer

January 16, 2018

Wind River is written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, writer of Sicario, and stars Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, and mostly unknown actors. If you’ve read my review of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, you know that that film was, in my opinion, the best of the year. However, Wind River is ...

REVIEW~Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

REVIEW~Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Will Cooper, Guest Writer

January 12, 2018

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is written and directed by Martin McDonagh. He has also written and directed for the acclaimed In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, but with “Three Billboards,” he achieves a new level of greatness. This film tells the story of Mildred (Frances McDormand), who...

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