Month: January 2014

Wrestling into states

By Zachary B. Keider Last year the NRHS wrestling team placed second in the NOC conference and yielded a state-qualifying wrestler. This year, there is even more promise because seniors Garrett Snyder and Andre Herron are both contenders to qualify…

North Royalton on ice

By Abbey Rodjom Freezing cold and the scrape of metal on ice is what fuels the North Royalton High School junior Miranda Radesic as she hones her ice-skating skills. Since the age of four, Radesic has been on the ice,…

NRHS hits the slopes

By Gina Cantale Students in Ski Club are preparing for their upcoming season. January 8 was the start of the season for the students who have been waiting to get their skis and snowboards out and onto the slopes.  There…

“The Man from Earth” a unique film

By Abbey Rodjom Richard Schenman (“Mischief Night” 2013) directs an intellectual science fiction film that is lacking in all the right ways. Originally a short story written in 1998 by Jerome Bixby (also responsible for a handful of “Star Trek…

Excuse me; did you say ex-er-cise?

By Jen Kuczkowski You can’t go through life making excuses for things. Especially for things that you know are important, but choose to blow off because you “just weren’t feeling it’ that day.”  The same goes for exercising regularly; you…

It’s “About Time”

By Caitie Albright Fans of British comedies will love Richard Curtis’s newest work, “About Time.” Though it’s quite different from Curtis’s other works, which include the “Bean” movies, “Notting Hill,” and “Love Actually,” he is still able to keep the…

A flop–like a shark out of water

By Connor Etchell There are some movies that change how we look at movies in the disaster genre and really define the category with superior special effects and believable scenarios. “Sharknado” did none of this. It even wrecked the genre. A…

“Ender’s Game” comes alive on the screen

By Gina Cantale You wouldn’t think young children would be the ones getting military training and preparing for war, but that is what life is like for a chosen group of children in “Ender’s Game.” The movie starts with young…

Civil War movie with a sense of Western adventure

By Jen Kuczkowski Aching to see the beauty and wilderness of the Western frontier, we see Lt. John Dunbar (Kevin Costner, who also directs) in the movie “Dances with Wolves,” as he ventures to a military post named Fort Sedgwick after…

Revisiting a Disney underwater classic

By Krista Shingary Become a child again by sitting back and watching some movies, and have no worries in the world when watching  “The Little Mermaid.” Go “Under the Sea” and experience a whole new world with the undersea creatures.…