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The show must go on

The show must go on

Sadie Scott, Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Meridian Drama recently met to discuss the future of drama club, including ways to fundraise, the drama competition, and potential shows for next year. The 2016-17 show, Ghost, had an unpredictable decrease in ticket sales, which most say was due to the show's usual spring performance being moved to...

The not so Great Gatsby

The not so Great Gatsby

Connor Hurelbrink, Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Review

Juniors in Mr. Rude's English III College Prep class recently finished their unit on F. Scott Fitzgerald's book, The Great Gatsby. The thing most people take away from reading the novel is not to give up on your dream. Gatsby, the main character, waits all that time for Daisy, his former girlfrie...

Competitive arts

Competitive arts

Drew Snow, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Arts

  The Decatur Area Art Center hosted a five-day art exhibit for students, lasting from April 3-7. There was a total of 63 pieces entered from Meridian. Out of them, 33 were from high school students and the other 30 were created by middle school students. Art teacher Ms. Klink said, "...

For Honor, best game?

For Honor, best game?

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Video Games

If you want a thrilling, yet fun game, get Ubisoft's For Honor, which is available at any Game Stop near you. This best-selling game has many exciting and new features you can experience. You can fight with the Samurai and defend your sacred jungle, fight as a fierce Viking from the snowy mountains, or you c...

Dear Evan Hansen: I’d listen to it… “for forever”

Dear Evan Hansen: I’d listen to it… “for forever”

Sadie Scott, Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Review, Theatre, Uncategorized

When thinking of Broadway, flashiness and exciting songs may come to mind. Maybe you think of intricate dance numbers and colorfully crafted costumes. However, a new show has come to Broadway, and it's different from the cheerful shows that would usually be associated with Broadway's sparkly image. Dear Eva...

Neato buffalitos

Neato buffalitos

Connor Hurelbrink, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Review

Buffalo Wild Wings is a unique mix of a bar and family-friendly restaurant, located at 851 South US Route 51, Forsyth, IL 62535. The restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 A.M. to 12 A.M. and open an extra hour on Friday and Saturday until 1 A.M. Upon entering, you are asked if you...

Annie Jr.: The Musical

Annie Jr.: The Musical

Sophie Fiebig, Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Theatre

After attending the dress rehearsal of the junior high version of Annie last night, it is obvious that the actors as well as the directors put a lot of time and effort into putting the play together. The end result is a family-friendly, heartwarming musical that will take the audience away. Of course...

Froyo is never a no-go at Cocomero

Froyo is never a no-go at Cocomero

Sadie Scott, Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Restaurants, Review

Looking for a sweet treat? My place of choice is Cocomero, a self-serve frozen yogurt shop located near Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth. Cocomero serves frozen yogurt, with a variety of toppings and flavors available to choose from. However, while froyo is their specialty, Cocomero also serves food varying...

Split opinions on Split.

Split opinions on Split.

Marley Doering, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Movies, Review

If you haven't heard already, Split is the recently released M. Night Shyamalan film that has had very strong mixed opinions. The film centers around a group of teenage girls who get kidnapped by a man named Kevin who has dissociative identity disorder (DID). After getting knocked out and taken to...

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Marley Doering, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Video Games, Video Games

On November 18 of 2016 the new Pokémon games, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, were released for purchase. The game introduces players to the brand new Alola region that contains variations of already existing generations of Pokémon. The new region came with three new starting Pokémon for the adventure....

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