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Meridian sibling love

Carly Goodman, Entertainment
May 6, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Growing up, kids all over the world wish to have a younger or older sibling.  Some kids love being the only child. However, unlike Cole and Clint Gorden, they got the pleasure to be twin siblings. “I’d rather see my brother succeed instead of me,” says Cole Gorden, senior. Gorden describes ho...

Vampire Academy

Vampire Academy

Ellie Landrus, General News Reporter
April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books

St. Vladimir's Academy isn’t just any academy. It’s a school where vampires and half-humans are educated on ways to protect themselves whether it’s from Strigoi, which are the world’s most powerful vampires, or other Mori. Rose Hathaway, a dhampir, which is a half- human, and her best friend...

Windy City Trip

Windy City Trip

Joshua Whitaker, News Editor
March 27, 2014
Filed under Arts

Students at Meridian High School will be attending a Broadway Show in the Windy City, Chicago. They need to dress nice for this performance. They also will be going to visit an Art Institute on Columbus Drive, where they will be looking at famous art by famous artists. Tiffany Reed, Meridian High School ...

Macon, Illinois gets a taste of heaven

Macon, Illinois gets a taste of heaven

Katie Petrowsky, Op- Ed Editor
February 19, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants

Macon, Illinois got a new small town hamburger and fry joint three weeks ago named Chillbilly’s. It’s located right off  US 51, noticeable by the huge statue of a boy holding an ice cream cone in front of it.The atmosphere is a small town feel with nice employees. It only has a drive thru and two...

The play of rock and roll

Courtney Walker, Photographer
February 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sit back and relax- the play is not here yet! Back in the 70’s Grease was one of the most popular plays. It represents the American teenagers in the sixties and seventies going through their struggles of high school and the culture of that period. This year our Meridian High School drama club will be wo...

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Jessica White, Team/In-depth report editor
January 23, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

A few weeks ago I saw the movie Wolf of Wall Street. I went in there expecting it would be a good movie. It was a good movie, but I was not prepared for what I was seeing. There was a lot of sex and drugs involved. It was a movie I would never picture myself seeing. I watched it because it had actors...

The taste of happiness

The taste of happiness

Hailee Ray, Feature Editor
December 20, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants

Fat Sandwich is located on the campus of University of Illinois in Champaign. Their name fits the food wonderfully and the restaurant itself is a funny but enjoyable atmosphere. All the employees are friendly and happy to wait on a customer every time they walk in the door. “You should either be really, real...

Fast and Furious 6

Fast and Furious 6

Sydney Smith, Art Director
December 19, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Uncategorized

This past weekend I watched the movie Fast and Furious 6. This movie is based on the reuniting of a family that was once lost in the previous movies. After Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) started his new life with his wife Mia (Jordana Brewster) with their child, Brian and Dom (Vin Diesel) agreed to le...

Glitter by Babygirl Daniels

Glitter by Babygirl Daniels

Carly Goodman, Entertainment
December 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books

When her world is completely flipped upside down, Asia has to find out for herself how to overcome her fears and live without a mother, who died while giving birth and recently not having her father, who died tragically. Asia has no other choice but to live with her only family member left, her aunt...

First Wok

First Wok

Ellie Landrus and Kayla Mathias
December 18, 2013
Filed under Restaurants

In Decatur, you can get Chinese cuisine at a lot of places, but one restaurant is a notch above the rest. We’ve dined at quite a few, but First Wok is better than the rest. Dine in or carry out they’re still the best.  The food is delicious and the restaurant is always clean.  The staff is alw...

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