The Experience: My Day at a Bernie Rally

Carina Smith, Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Review

Bernie Sanders, the self-proclaimed democratic socialist announced his campaign rally at Bartle Hall on Monday. Just two short days later, Sanders met with over 7,000 people to try and promote his campaign before the Kansas caucus on March 5 and the Missouri caucus on March 15. And I was there- right...

Persona 4: The Animation Review

Tevin Oller

February 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Review

"Welcome to the Velvet Room. My, it would seem you have a most unusual destiny lying before you. You see this realm exists between mind and matter. It separates dreams from reality. Generally speaking only those who have forged a contract are allowed to visit this room and perhaps, in the very near future,...

Assassination Classroom Review

Assassination Classroom Review

Tevin Oller

January 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Review

A schoolhouse? Check. Students? Check. Tests? Check. Physical Education? Check. A teacher who looks like a yellow octopus that can fly at Mach 20? Wait, what? This is the situation that students at Kunugigaoka Junior High School have to deal with on a daily school day. Did I mention that it also...

Album review: 25 by Adele

Album review: 25 by Adele

Taylor Morris, Writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Mega-vocalist Adele released a brand-new album, “25”, last week on November 20, and I have to say it is stunning. From the opening song, Hello, which will have you responding with lyrics every time someone greets you, to the ending Sweetest Devotion, I found myself captivated by the bone-chillin...

This week at the movies

Cale Chapman, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Spectre In this thrilling spy movie a message from his past sends James Bond on a mission to Mexico City and Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the daughter and widow of a well known criminal. Bond sneaks into a top secret meeting and stumbles upon the a sinister organization known ...

North graduate Lucas Blando begins recording music

Natalie Turner, Writer

November 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

2015 graduate Lucas Blando has always had a passion for music, but has recently began recording his music locally with family friend Jerry Thompson in his professional grade home studio located in Kansas City. Blando's love for music began when he went to a John Mayer concert. "I remember how much...

Netflix and… Kill?

Hana Smith, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

It’s almost Halloween, you know what that means? Pumpkins, candy, costumes, and most importantly, scary movies. Which brings up a HUGE problem that a lot of people have- finding ‘’good’’ movies on Netflix and other streaming services. We all know there’s a ton of different options, and s...

Rubber Chicken: Audrey Pendergraft

Kylie Cameron, Online Editor

October 11, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features

The Mission and KNDN present: Audrey Pendergraft in the second installment of Rubber Chicken.

Review: The Blurryface Tour

Kylie Cameron, Online Editor

September 26, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Review

Looking around me, to my surprise, I see a wide range of age groups at Starlight Theatre on Sept. 22, 2015 for Twenty One Pilots eighth U.S. date for their Blurryface Tour. It seemed like ages ranged from below 10 years to 50’s (some however were there to chaperone their kids). Some wore black paint on...

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Hana Smith, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

For the last few months I've been trying to formulate my feelings about “Mad Max Fury Road” in a way that was both cohesive and cognate (more so, in a way that made sense on a broader spectrum) and I think I got it, so here we go. Obligatory warning; this is going to contain spoilers, so if you ...

One for the History Books

Carina Smith, Managing Editor

September 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

“Miley, what’s good?” is now the battle cry of a generation. Yeah, that’s right, I’m talking about MTV’s 2015 VMA’s. Didn’t watch it? Well first of all, you missed out on a lot. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Let’s just say, “YES SLAY” or “Oh god please stop” is all I really sai...

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