Stranger Things Season 2, Episode 8

Once again there will be spoilers in this about the 8th episode in season 2 of Stranger Things. In the episode, they are in a hospital, but Will starts to freak out and the demidogs get out of the lab. The entire lab shuts down and is ground zero for horrors. As the lab descends into hell, Bob volunteers to turn the lock systems off, so they can get out of the lab. As he makes his way back from the basement he finds himself confronted by demidogs. He manages to outrun them, but as they are leaving a demidog flanks him and kills him. They all managed to escape except for Bob. They decided to go to Will’s house, but they had to figure out away to get will to talk, but he couldn’t know where he was. So they went to his shed and using paper cardboard, metal…


Winter Olympic Wrap-Up

The Winter Olympics are almost over as it is almost February 25th! This has been a very good Winter Olympics for the top 5 countries: Norway, Germany, Canada, Netherlands, and the U.S.A. Norway has 33 medals total, Germany has 24 medals total, Canada has 21 medals total, Netherlands has 16 medals total, and the U.S.A. has 16 medals total. Some very talented U.S. olympians are: Red Gerard – Won gold in men’s snowboarding slopestyle. Chloe Kim – Won gold in women’s halfpipe in snowboarding. Shaun White – Won gold Men’s Halfpipe in snowboarding. In the Olympic Sport Curling, a member of the Russian team was caught using illegal substances during a drug test. This sparked up controversy, as the Russian team got 3rd place in mixed Doubles curling. Following up on the Russian doping curler, the Russian team had to give back their bronze medals, which is very disappointing. Norway…



Shallcross Update: February

Spring draws nearer, and brings with it the promised completion of Shallcross. The project has been postponed and prolonged, and finally, the day is approaching – but is it for real? Will Shallcross finish in time for the end of school? To get some answers, I ambushed a representative of the construction project. Q: What is the expected completion date? A: April 6th. Q: Where in the process are you? A: We’re pouring the floors. They’re pouring these beautiful epoxy floors, they pour like concrete […] That starts… today – oh my gosh, that’s today! Q: What setbacks have you faced? A: Please. (The representative then walked away. She returned a few moments later.) Every project has setbacks. Mr. McDaniel is also working on the project, and was able to expand on the representative’s responses. Q: Has your team suffered any setbacks due to weather or seasonal illness? A: The…


NBA: Cavaliers Trade

The NBA has become very exciting with all of these trades. Players went all over the place and after all of the trades here are the final outcomes. Blake Griffin who was a long time veteran of the Los Angeles Clippers has been traded to the Detroit Pistons. Although this trade was very big, this is not what everyone is talking about. The Cleveland Cavaliers traded away basically all of their team. First, the Cavs traded Dwayne Wade back to the Miami Heat. Second, the Cavs traded Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. The next part of these trades is where it gets really confusing. The Cavaliers traded Derrick Rose and Jae Crowder to the Utah Jazz in order to acquire Rodney Hood. There was then a three team deal between the Cavaliers, the Utah Jazz, and the Sacramento Kings. The Cavs…


Stranger Things: Season Two Episode Seven

In episode 7, entitled, “The Lost Sister,” we open on Eleven’s mother, Terry, telling her story to Eleven. “Breathe. Sunflower. 3 to the right, 4 to the left. Rainbow. 450.” A string of words that Terry Ives has been repeating for years, documenting how she lost Eleven and her attempts to retrieve her. Eleven, after watching the memories, is curious about another girl that she saw in her memories. After using her powers to locate the girl, she goes after her, leaving her mother and her aunt behind. Eleven is lead to a warehouse, in which lives a band of outcasts. Kali, the girl from the visions, is one of them, another Hawkins lab experiment with the numbers “008” tattooed on her arm. The group is dedicated to killing former Hawkins Lab employees in order to avenge the suffering of the many victims of experimentation. The group invites her to…


Stranger Things: Season Two Episode Six

Episode 6 follows the story lines of Will who is under care at Hawkins Labs, Dustin, Steve, Lucas, and Max who are hunting for Dart, and Hopper who discovers the secrets of Hawkins Labs. The episode also concludes Nancy and Jonathan’s visit to Murray and continues to explore the town of Hawkins and the characters we have grown to love. It begins the buildup to the finale, setting the stage for episode 8; episode 7 follows the story of eleven alone. It also introduces the main conflicts for the rest of the season !!WARNING!! The second part of this article contains a spoiler heavy review of Stranger Things Season 2 Episode 6: The Spy and therefor SPOILERS. Spoiler Review The episode begins with Will in horrible pain being taken into Hawkins Labs. It briefly shows Hopper being washed after his venture into the tunnels under Hawkins before returning to Will…


Korea Enters Under One Flag at PyeongChang 2018

Ever since World War II, the relationship between North and South Korea has been one of the most complicated tensions in modern history. However, world leaders are trying to build peace and this starts at the 23rd Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. At the opening ceremony, the two countries marched under the Korean Unification Flag, and South Korean president Moon Jae-in watched with Kim Yo-jong, sister of Kim Jong-un, along with Mike Pence, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, and others. In addition, the two Koreas will be competing with a joint women’s ice hockey team that features the best athletes from the Korean peninsula. The two countries are trying to use the Olympics as an opportunity to build peace, and are working to build a better future. As a second-generation Korean American, I was very surprised when I first heard the news. Many of my Korean friends and…


Best of CES 2018

CES, The Consumer Electronics Show, is an annual event where various company’s show off their latest and greatest tech. Last year, I wrote an article about the best of CES 2017 alone but, this year, I’d like to welcome Jackson to the CES team. So this year we have some great new tech and I hope you all enjoy!   Best Business Innovation: Toyota e-Palette It’s seems Toyota, a major car dealer, has decided to support the small business market. At CES, Toyota announced the e-Palette, a customisable van for small businesses. This van can be customized by Toyota to fit the business’s needs. The truck can be turned into a storage van, a food truck, or even a mobile data center. This idea is a prototype a and no price points have been given. The Toyota e-Palette is shaping up to be a very useful asset for small businesses…


The 2018 Winter Olympics

WINTER OLYMPICS The Winter Olympics are being hosted by South Korea this year. This is the second time they are hosting the competition. The competition begins Friday, February 9th, and ends on Sunday, February 25th. THE MOST FAMOUS U.S. WINTER OLYMPIANS: Mark Arcobello (Hockey) Shaun White (Snowboarding) Cory Christensen (Curling) Bode Miller (Alpine Skiing) Bradie Tennell (Figure Skating) WINTER OLYMPIC EVENTS: Alpine skiing Biathlon Bobsleigh Cross-country skiing Curling Figure skating Freestyle skiing Ice hockey Luge Nordic combined Short track speed skating Skeleton Ski jumping Snowboarding Speed skating. All of these sports are very competitive. There are 15 total sports in this years (2018) Winter Olympics. In our opinion the most popular sports are as follows: Hockey, Snowboarding, Alpine Skiing, Curling, Figure Skating. Hockey is one of the most watched Olympic sports, in fact, it is sometimes thought of as the main event. Figure skating is also very popular, but not…


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