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Bands Battle at Bingham

2013 Battle of the Bands Poster

Gavin Leavitt, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

Local Bingham bands competed for entrance to the PTSA Regional Battle of the Bands on Thursday, October 4. From Foundry’s hard rock to Lost and Found’s jazz-infused beat, each band had a unique sound. Bi-Polar Coaster did not place in the competition. Although they had an interesting name, this three-man band had troubles balancing ...

Going AWOL at the Big “A” Show

Neon Trees at the Big

Sirene Blair and Haley Jensen, Staff Writers

October 8, 2012

For 17 years now, the alternative radio station X96 has hosted an annual concert featuring many popular bands. On Saturday, September 29th, this concert was an all-day event with gates opening at 1 p.m. and closing at 8 p.m. As expected, the entrance line was long. So long, that it circled around the...

Did You Hear (Insert Cool Movie) Is Coming Out?

The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey official movie poster

Eric Christensen, Staff Writer

October 8, 2012

Let’s face it, ever since The Avengers; we’ve been in a funk. No new movies, no intriguing plots, and no one to replace Chris Hemsworth. But fear not, the dry spell is almost over. December 2012   The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey             The first of three movies to be released in a trilogy, T...

Chalk the Walk Gallery

Chalk the Walk Gallery

September 29, 2012

Winners: 1st Place: 2nd Place: 3rd Place:       Gallery:          Congratulations to our winners, and a hearty well done to all of those who participated!      ...

Nintendo’s Next Generation

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Gavin Leavitt, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

The next big thing from Nintendo, the Wii U, will hit stores November 18. Revealed during the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, the successor to Nintendo’s Wii will feature an impressive new controller (the “Wii U GamePad”) with a built-in 6.2-inch touch screen as well as much...

What’s Really Inside Pandora’s Box

What's Really Inside Pandora's Box

Brooke Meldrum, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012

Pandora is one of the easiest ways to find great new music. It has revolutionized the way people listen to and find new genres to love. “You pick an artist, song or genre and it selects similar songs,” said junior Kate Rasmussen. The program magically seems to know everything about your music preferences...

Apple and Samsung Rivalry Still Going Strong

Apple and Samsung Rivalry Still Going Strong

Emily Bawden, Editor-in-chief

September 13, 2012

  Apple took Samsung to court on August 24th over a “patent-infringement” claim. Apple claimed that Samsung had violated several patents they had established involving smartphone technology and design. The U.S. company was given $1.051 billion dollars in damages.   In their final court statemen...

Did “The Dark Knight” Rise to Expectations?

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Tyler Monson, Art Editor

September 13, 2012

While this summer’s theatrical selection was generally mundane, going to the movies is always a pleasurable experience. The buttery overpriced popcorn, the thrilling previews and a genuine sense of wonder that comes with the theater experience. While there wasn’t much to see this summer, when a movie...

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