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Does Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 “Rocket” over 1?

Does Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 “Rocket” over 1?

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Movies, Review

If you like Marvel, then you'll love this thrilling movie. This Marvel film, which is in theaters now, has everything from humor to mouth-dropping fight scenes. But have you ever stopped and thought, who really is Peter Quill? Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 tells us who Quill's real dad is and gets...

The revival: Clash Royale

The revival: Clash Royale

Connor Hurelbrink, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review, Video Games, Video Games

Some students at Meridian High School have recently started playing the game Clash Royale again because of the new content that has been added. Clash Royale is a strategy game played on mobile devices made by the company Supercell. The game combines elements from card games, tower defense games, and...

Pie’s the Limit measures up

Pie’s the Limit measures up

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

While in Springfield, you get the opportunity to try new restaurants you otherwise wouldn't be able to around Macon and Blue Mound. I decided to try a pizza place I'd never heard of, Pie's the Limit. Pie's the Limit sells, as you might guess, mostly pizza. However, there are exceptions such as small...

Heathers: The Musical welcomes you to their candy store

Heathers: The Musical welcomes you to their candy store

Corryn Brock, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts, Review, Showcase, Theatre

A 1988 cult classic turned musical takes the stage in Shilling Hall's Albert Taylor Theatre May 4-7, 2017. The Heathers rule the school, showing no mercy to anyone who dares to be in their way. However, Veronica Sawyer proves her worth in the form of forgery. In turn, Heather Chandler, Heathe...

Alumni help out Meridian Drama

Alumni help out Meridian Drama

Andrea Ricker, Editor-in-Chief
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Saturday, May 13, Meridian Drama will perform a fundraising event, titled, In with the Old, Joined by the New, their first alumni show. "I'm excited to get to sing my parts again, I thought I'd only get one chance to perform them," says returning alum Audrey Durbin. The alumni show will feature ...

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...

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