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Has Kendrick Lamar Overtaken Drake?

Ben Hart, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

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Kendrick Lamar and Drake are both titans in the rap industry and have both reached acclaimed success and fame. The divide has come though between the two over who has the best flows and the most influential outreach.  Drake fans say that Kendrick is copying off of Drake's flows and beats while Kendrick fans claim that Drake doesn't innovate and just keeps reusing his old material.  Whether or not each artist is progressing,...

Independence Winter Ensembles Finish Seasons and Look to the Future

Callie Rogers, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

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This past weekend held the final performances of the Independence Winter Guard and Winter Drumline for the 2017 season. The last show of the season is always an emotional one. For the graduating seniors, it’s the last show they will ever get to perform with Independence, and for younger members, it marks the end of their season with these seniors. For everyone, it’s the end of a show that likely meant a lot to them....

Is Drake “New Life” Album all its Cracked up to be?

Ben Hart, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

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After all the hype, Drakes long awaited new album "More Life,",debuted march 18, 2017 and has taken the world by storm.  Hardcore fans and casual listeners alike have praised it for being one of the most influential albums of the year even though it has been out for not even a month's time. But is Drakes new album all it's cracked up to be? Drakes past album "Views" received mixed reviews and opinions. Some saw it as a...

A Short Memoir on Never Giving Up

A Short Memoir on Never Giving Up

March 28, 2017

This year, I’ve learned the importance of never giving up. Drumming has been a major part of my life for four years now. I joined the marching band freshman year on bass drum, and quickly discovered...

The Stress of Endless Backstage Life

Amelia Scott, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

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Imagine leaving your house around six in the morning, knowing full well that you wont come back home until after nine that night. A 16-hour day waits ahead of you, one full of school, dancing, stress, and lots and lots of singing. As assistant stage manager this is what I face every day during a show, well, me and everyone else involved. Being apart of theatre is a crazy and stressful experience, you forget what sleep is,...

Theater IV Directs One Acts

Theater IV Directs One Acts

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

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After a long, yet beautiful journey through Cinderella, theater kids are ready for something new. Every year Mrs. Williams, (also known s Mrs. T), has her theater IV seniors direct productions that...

Cinderella Fills the House

Cinderella Fills the House

March 13, 2017

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Sweeney Todd Slaughters The Franklin Theatre

Sweeney Todd Slaughters The Franklin Theatre

February 8, 2017

    On Jan 28 and 29, members from the IHS theatre and Act Too members got the opportunity to perform “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at the Franklin Theatre. ...

Blue Skies Emerge for the Independence Winter Guard

Callie Rogers, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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Amongst the rain and gloom of the new year, blue skies are sure to arise from the Independence Winter Guard’s new 2017 program. The show, titled Blue Skies, features the song by Frank Sinatra of the same name, and tells a story about the first day of sun after a long storm. The show is very cheerful and uplifting, and has already brought great success for the winter guard. “It’s the first day it’s stopped raining,...

Jock Dances Across the Stage

Jock Dances Across the Stage

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

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I'm used to a big stage, bright lights and hundreds of people watching me. Every fall for the past six years, I've played football for Independence, and the pressure was on. I'd lace up my cleats, buckle...

William Gass: Still Kicking

William Gass: Still Kicking

January 17, 2017

Of the multitude of authors that spawned from postmodernism, only a few singlehandedly shaped the movement: William Gaddis, author of The Recognitions, which was one of the first postmodern texts to ...

Fantastic New Addition to Harry Potter World

Alexandra Coberly, Contributor

December 1, 2016

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For many, Harry Potter fans, the recent installment of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the magical movie world has been anxiously anticipated after the long wait since the last Rowling movie. It is somewhat of a prequel to the iconic magical series as it does mention some of the same characters, but it is not related to Harry, Ron, or Hermione. The David Yates film focuses on the story of the author of a textbook...

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