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THS Varsity Softball

THS Varsity Softball

This year’s varsity softball is in full swing.  They have a good team, a good coach, and a good attitude. “We’re working really well and we’re not arguing as much this year.  Everyone gets along.” said Junior Amalia Stevens. The varsity team has done very well since the season started on March 28th.  They are […]

May the Odds be in Your Favor, Freshmen

May the Odds be in Your Favor, Freshmen

On Friday, March 23rd, THS freshmen walked uptown to the Princess Theater to see the new film The Hunger Games.   The movie came as an incentive for taking the practice OGT’s. Freshmen students came into school at the normal time of 7:45 along with the sophomores. Practice OGT’s counted as no grade for them. […]

MusicNOW–2012

MusicNOW–2012

The MusicNOW contemporary music festival has been taking place in Cincinnati since 2006.  In that time, renowned artists such as Glenn Kotche, Andrew Bird, and Justin Vernon have showcased new material to small audiences of dedicated and interested fans. “MusicNOW invites contemporary music and artists that take risks and do not fit neatly into categories.” […]

THS Drama Prepares to Perform “Said and Meant”

THS Drama Prepares to Perform “Said and Meant”

THS’s spring Drama production has caused a lot of buzz due to the content in the risky choice for the Spring play. “Said and Meant is about the inherent difficulty in communicating person to person. People use assumptions, implications, and their actions, and this play explores what happens when these devices are improperly used or thrown […]

Jack Gillespie’s “21 Jump Street” Review

Movies based on television shows are not known to be particularly revered among the general populace. Just within the last few years we’ve seen the second-rate Bewitched, the boring The A-Team, and the absolute affront to humanity MacGruber. Even the successful ones bring about mixed criticism (The Simpsons Movie). Given this mediocre track record, I […]

Spring Break 2012

Spring Break 2012

Most Talawanda students are dragging around one more week to make it to the glorious event known as spring break. Those who get to leave the state of Ohio for vacation and go to new places are lucky. For the kids who have to stay here in Oxford, here are a couple things to do. […]

Degradation of Lyricism in Hip-Hop

Hip-hop has, since it’s birth on the mean streets of New York in the early 70’s, always been about expressing yourself, your surroundings, and personal ideologies through melodic poetry with rhythm. The lyricism contained within this poetry has always been a large factor in the genre of Hip-hop. As of lately though people seem to […]

03/29/2012 – Weather, Unemployment, and Food

Editor’s Note: The Blip includes short headlines with odd, feel-good, informational, or pointless material. Stories are presented in a fast, easy-to-read format with news that will make you laugh and be enlightened. The Blip is updated daily.   Big weather disasters imminent, scientists say A 594 page report, written by Carnegie Institute of Washington ecologists […]

A Straight Account of the Happenings of KONY 2012

A Straight Account of the Happenings of KONY 2012

The charity known as Invisible Children recently created a video surrounding the inhumane deeds of Joseph Kony, an infamous war criminal that has kidnapped around 20,000 children from their families for his so-called Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The thirty minute film became immensely popular almost immediately, developing into the most viral video in history. Facebook […]

Hungry For A Good Film: The Hunger Games

Hungry For A Good Film: The Hunger Games

In one of the first blockbusters of the year, The Hunger Games was released at Midnight on Friday, March 23, 2012. The movie, based off of the best selling book series written by Lisa Richwine, was directed by Gary Ross (Seabiscuit). The film has been highly anticipated by readers. Jennifer Lawrence, in her first major […]