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A student film from the minds of Brayden Ingram and Danilo Book
BY SYDNEY SNELSON There have been only a couple times in my life where I’ve wanted to gain my time back. Besides the time when I was four and waited hours for a new episode of Blue’s Clues to come out, only to realize the episode came out […]
BY ROSA PRESTON Remember my last article when I joked about making a story about tissues? Well, you’re in luck, because this is not that article. But I will be talking about stuff that kind of involves tissues, but not really because it’s about sanitation. Tissues, I guess, […]
BY KRISHAE FRANCO Flipped, written by Wendelin Van Draanen, is a story that I’m sure is less widely known than the previous books I’ve covered. The story focuses on two characters, Julianna Baker and Bryce Loski. The narrative begins the summer before second grade when Bryce moves into […]
BY THOMAS WOOD Seeking a new narrative driven by action and revenge, director Chad Stahelski and writer Derek Kolstad brought John Wick to life in the fourth quarter of 2014. This movie’s release marked the start of a new tetralogy spanning almost a decade, and it produced a […]
GUEST FEATURE: HUNTER SILVAN The 2023 NFL Draft is here and it’s the most intriguing draft we’ve seen in quite some time. Overall the talent is deep but it’s also shallow at the top. In a typical draft we see around 15-20 prospects that are worth considering day […]
BY ROSA PRESTON I’m doing a recap on my first ever story, of which regarded school lunches. This’ll cover what’s changed, and how my previous quoters feel now. Has there been a change in opinions or lunches? We’re about to find out. One major issue I covered was […]
BY BAY COLT “The first time you share tea, you are a stranger. The second time you share tea, you are an honored guest. The third time you share tea, you become family.” Charming, heartwarming, and vividly compassionate, Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune is a whimsical […]
BY BAY COLT From his highly controversial presidency, reelection loss, and spectacular fall from public eye in the wake of January 6, former President Donald Trump has surged back into national news with his historic indictment by a Manhattan Grand Jury, the first president to ever be charged […]
BY THOMAS WOOD In late November of 2011, Disney ended up reviving one of their most beloved franchises in movie form, coalesced as The Muppets. It was received to high acclaim, having made almost $170 million at the box office using only a $45 million budget. Naturally, Disney […]
BY SYDNEY SNELSON Back in November, the Royals announced their plan to relocate to a new stadium downtown. They envision a new “ballpark district” to accompany a new location, and Royals owner John Sherman believes that, “[a] new home would be a far better investment, both for local […]
BY THOMAS WOOD Just last week as of writing this, Nintendo did the unthinkable. In collaboration with Illumination, the studio behind Despicable Me, Nintendo actually released a fully animated Super Mario movie. In the wake of the Italian’s recent success, ranging from his usual video games to more […]
BY THOMAS WOOD In late September of 2012, Sony Pictures Animation debuted an animated cinematic universe dubbed Hotel Transylvania. Critics reviewed it poorly, believing the initial movie would be a flop. However, Hotel Transylvania ended up racking in almost six times its budget at the box office. The […]
BY SYDNEY SNELSON The NCAA Men’s College Basketball tournament is underway, and this final week of games will finally show us who the best Division 1 team really is. Through the numerous polls and rankings, the many upsets that destroyed those polls and rankings, and players proving that […]
A look back at our annual J-Day trip.
BY ROSA PRESTON I’ve tried to write two other stories, each of which aren’t doing so great. Mostly because: Both of which are issues writers at Truman High School commonly face (but having a cold while writing also doesn’t help). So, here’s some advice from an exhausted teenager […]
BY ADAM PRESTON It feels as though nowadays that extremes make up the majority of political life. Whether it comes from the far-right or the far-left, extremism has undoubtedly taken center stage for American politics; a familiar feeling since the rioting, looting, and political violence that took place […]
BY THOMAS WOOD Near the end of the 1980s, Disney began a resurgence in its animated movies. The movies released in this era, 1989 to 1998, are considered by many to be the best work Disney has made in its lifetime. The thing that spurred this renaissance was […]
Elle Cavanaugh gives us a closer look at the “We Be Well” club in this week’s edition of club highlights.
BY BRIELLE ASHTON & ATLAS EHLERS
Anthony and Gio take you through the movie news on our first episode of film talk.
BY SYDNEY SNELSON Logan Treloar is not your average student-athlete. While many see him only as a typical teenage boy who only cares about himself and sports, that is simply not the case. While being involved in football, wrestling, baseball, track, National Honors Society and A+, Treloar has […]
BY ROSA PRESTON I’m going to go ahead and say it, no one’s perfect. Not students. And not teachers.We can always strive to improve ourselves, but no one can be perfect. But even knowing that, there are certain things a teacher should never say to or about their […]
BY KRISHAE FRANCO I think almost everyone has heard of the classic story “Pride and Prejudice”. The popular, well-known story has been adapted into not one, but at least seventeen different movies since 1938. I recently wrote about books and their movie adaptations, and the struggles that come […]
BY THOMAS WOOD In 2008, DreamWorks animation created a film by the name of Kung Fu Panda. It was met with a resounding box office success, having blown its budget out of the water with profits. Wanting to capitalize on this success, DreamWorks began work on a sequel […]
We caught up with some members of the team and some fans to discuss the boys basketball team starting district play tonight.
The THS Today crew headed to the hallways to ask THS students the important questions.
BY THOMAS WOOD In the later months of 1999, Disney produced a Disney Channel original film by the name of Horse Sense. It was received with complicated reviews, many viewers merely thinking it was a decent movie. Disney “capitalized” on this reception by making a sequel two years […]
THS Media takes you on a tour of some of the popular hangout spots at Truman.
A couple members of the THS Media staff traveled to the Super Bowl to take in the sights and sounds of the Super Bowl atmosphere.
The third installment of our Truman football docuseries takes a look at the Truman seniors and the legacy they have left on the program.
In our latest edition of Club Highlights we put a spotlight on the Black Student Union and their big upcoming event the Black Excellence Dinner.