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Duck, duck, ka-boom

Duck, duck, ka-boom

Grayson Weir, Staff Writer

January 19, 2014

If you haven’t heard by now of "Duck Dynasty," the hit reality show on A&E, you may not be all your quacked up to be. Sorry... I had too. There’s no debate as to the true ‘reality’ of this show. It’s not a reality show- just ‘based on a true story.’ But it’s a great story. The fa...

Crop ’til you drop

Grayson Weir, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

Strutting down the hallway with not a care in the world, girls of all ages have been swept up in the epidemic: crop-tops. A “crop-top” is a shirt. But not really. It’s more a piece of fabric. It  doesn’t quite make it past the belly button. It makes an effor to cover up, but fails miserably....

Katy Perry’s “Prism” Prominence

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Grayson Weir, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

I’m a big Katy Perry fan. I’ll be the first to admit it. Although she usually appeals more to the female audience, there is something about her music, overall persona, and her looks that absolutely captivate me. I find her new album “Prism” to be elite.  From dancing through the fire in “Roar,” to a champion floa...

Down to Dixie: A review of Justin Moore’s “Off the Beaten Path”

Album cover from ABC News Radio Online

Grayson Weir, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013

Honky Tonks, Dirt Roads, Redneck and Y’all aren’t the words that come to mind when I think of Staples High School, but are ever so prevalent in Justin Moore’s new album “Off the Beaten Path”. Being one of the few country artists who can credibly lay claim to the backwoods upbringing, Arkansas nat...

Surviving the Cut

Surviving the Cut

May 18, 2011

In the mind of an athlete, it is a tragedy that is on par with a natural disaster. For anyone who has ever played a sport competitively, the fear of being cut is one of the most abhorred aspects of all of sports. At Staples, the decision of whether or not to cut varies on a team-by-team basis, with the ...

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