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Poster for Dream Scenario starring Nicholas Cage as Paul Matthews (bottom right). The film was released to theaters November 10th.

“Dream Scenario”: dreamy film lost in Oppenheimer film competition sweep

Louis Hoffman, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

“Dream Scenario'' premiered September 9, 2023 at the Toronto International Film Festival before its widespread theatrical release on November 22, 2023. “Dream Scenario” stars Nicholas Cage, Dylan...

If had been with me, paperback cover, written by Laura Nowlin in 2013. The book follows Autumn Davis as she navigates life as a high schooler.

Reading “If he had been with me”

Cyan Seymour, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

What happens when twoTwo childhood best friends grow apart, before middle school, only to reunite as friends during highschool?. In the book “If He Had Been with Me,” (best selling/well known/ trending...

The Hunger Games; The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes paperback cover, written by Suzanne Collins in 2020. The book follows young president Snow during his time as a mentor for the 10th annual Hunger Games.

Reading the most recent addition to the Hunger Games book series; Is it like the movie?

Cyan Seymour, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

When books are turned into movies, it can be difficult to capture every single moment of the book and adapt it into a film. Details get left out of the movie version, or details that weren’t in the book...

The Wonka movie first premiered on Dec. 15 in theaters, and made approximately $39 that weekend. Since then, it has been capturing many viewers hearts with its beautiful musical numbers.

Is the Willy Wonka prequel worth the watch?

Tina Mashayekhi, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

In Paul King’s new musical look at “Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory”, viewers get to see the story of how Wonka claimed his fame. While Johnny Depp’s interpretation of the character was loved...

The newest rom-com Anyone But You is taking over the media with differing opinions. The movie aired in theaters on December 22, 2023.

“Anyone But You” begins rom-com renaissance

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor February 6, 2024

The newest romantic comedy “Anyone But You” starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell was released December 22, 2023. It quickly became a hot topic in the media, as many were comparing it to 2000’s...

Christmas movie poll between three movies voted by students on December 5, 2023 in Lincoln East. This poll showed which movie more students liked between the three.

Student reacts three popular Christmas movies

Cyan Seymour, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

It’s the holiday season and one activity that’s always perfect for cozy nights is watching holiday movies. There are many movies that are associated with the holiday season, such as How the Grinch...

Starbucks drops the winter menu on November 2, 2023, bringing lots of holiday cheer with it. The popular items, like the Peppermint Mocha and Peppermint Cake Pop, featured in the photo, are just a few of the fan-favorites.

Taste holiday cheer with the Starbucks winter items

Ava Heminger, Staff Writer December 18, 2023

Starbucks launched its winter menu on November 2nd, 2023, bringing back popular classics like Peppermint Mocha and Caramel Brulee Latte to all Starbucks locations. In addition to the favorites we all know...

Total revenue on Black Friday is on an upward trajectory. 2023 saw 9.8 billion in sales, a 7.5% increase from last year.

A Black Friday lacking spirit sees record revenue total

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor December 14, 2023

Black Friday is entering a different time marked by online shopping and a lack of eye-catching deals from retailers. The days of waking up at 4:00 am to be first to the sales seem to be only for those...

(L-R) A platter tray of four of 402 Creamerys popular ice creams, Pumpkin Scream Cheese, Goblin Grub, Cookies n Cream, and Creepy Crawlers, October 25, 2023. All of these ice creams, with the exception of Cookies n Cream, are a part of 402 Creamerys new fall menu.

402 Creamery releases five spookily good new flavors

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor November 7, 2023

This 2023 fall season, Lincoln ice cream location 402 Creamery has released a whole slew of new fall flavors for people to enjoy. The creamery, which has three locations in Lincoln (7101 Kentwell Lane,...

Main poster for The Exorcist: Believer starring Lidia Jewett as Angela Fielding (top) and Olivia ONeill (Bottom). The film premiered October 6, 2023.

The Exorcist: Believer devilishly disappointing to watch

Louis Hoffman, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

"The Exorcist: Believer" came out October 6, 2023 starring Olivia O’Neill, Lidya Jewett, and Leslie Odom Jr. It was directed by David Gordon Green as the 6th installment in The Exorcist franchise. Telling...

Little Women (2019) plays on a living room T.V. on a cozy autumn afternoon. The film is partially set in fall, and is known for being a go-to comfort movie.

A guide to autumn films that are all treat, and no trick

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer, Editor November 3, 2023

The month of October calls for Halloween horror films filled with jumpscares and gore, like Scream (1996) and The Conjuring (2013). But, there are also plenty of comforting films set in the fall that are...

(R-L) Student council members Grace Nieman, Ava Fruhling, and Campbell Cullan run concessions during the Halloween movie night on Thursday, October 19. All of the proceeds from ticket sales, snacks, and hot chocolate went to Make-A-Wish Nebraska.

East Student Council hosts annual Halloween movie night

Ava Heminger, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

The annual East Student Council Halloween movie night kicked off on Thursday, October 19, 2023 in the band field at East High School. The goal for this event was to raise money for Make-A-Wish with the...

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