“I Don’t Care” Single Review

Camryn Daniels, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Fans anxiously awaited new music from Justin Bieber. Finally, May 10, 2019, he released a new song with Ed Sheeran titled “I don’t Care.” This song is like a mixture of “Sorry” and “What Do You Mean,” with EDM influence. The first verse is sung by Sheeran as he sets the scene. He’s ...

Trippie Redd “Life’s a Trip” Review

Trippie Redd

Will Kumar, Writer

May 16, 2019

The red-haired up-and coming soundcloud rapper Trippie Redd shows off his skills on the microphone in his debut album Life’s a Trip. The album was anchored by Redds hit single “Dark Knight Dummo”, by far the most popular song on the album. Released Aug. 10, 2018, Life’s a Trip has 14 songs,...

Should Seniors End School Earlier?

Will Kumar, Writer

May 16, 2019

With the end of the school year, many seniors are complaining that they wish they could get out earlier than the rest of the school, something many of the surrounding school districts, such as Ft. Zumwalt do. What would be a nice sentiment for seniors--allowing them to leave perhaps just a week earl...

“Before I Let Go” Review

Camryn Daniels, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Beyoncé Knowles had only used her Instagram story once before suddenly using it to promote her song “Before I Let Go.” This song was released with “HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM,” and is a brass heavy dance tune. Handclaps and DJ ad libs preceed Beyoncé’s vocals. She sings about being in love, ...

Is Technology Beneficial in School?

Will Kumar, Writer

May 16, 2019

With the advancements of technology, Howell has adjusted accordingly and has adopted the use of technology, whether it be in the form of smartboards, Chromebooks, or various education-related apps. This change raises the question: does technology help or hinder a students’ education? To put it simply,...

“dear insecurity” Single Review

Hannah Sherfy, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

The new single “dear insecurity” by Gnash, provides a unique look into not only the songwriters mind, but something everyone experiences, insecurity. Gnash has stood as a voice for the lonely, the sad, and the uncomfortable, throughout his music career. His songs are a source of comfort for t...

2019 Met Gala

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Lady Gaga
Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Camp: Notes on Fashion, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 06 May 2019

Camryn Daniels, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Millions of viewers tuned in to the 21st annual Met Gala, which always occurs the first Monday in May. This year, it was on May 6. The Met Gala is a major fundraising event that takes place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Several celebrities attend the invite-only event clad in e...

School Should Start Later

Emily Nelson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Almost every teenager dreads setting their alarm for school the next morning. They try to see how late they can sleep in while still making it to school on time. Francis Howell High School begins at 7:20 am, but is this to early for teenagers? Accordiing to www.cdc.gov scientists have found that when develo...

Standardized Testing

Emily Nelson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Every high school student needs to take an American College Test (ACT). This test shows the students knowledge in math, reading, english, and science. Well, at least that is what it’s supposed to do. The ACT has four sections, some are timed and some aren’t. Based on the overall score received on the...

“Honesty” Single Review

Luciana Mach, Web Editor

May 14, 2019

American born singer and songwriter Pink Sweat$ released a new single, “Honesty”, early this year. The song makes an appearance on his debut EP Volume 1. Basically, the track is about how he wants a girl, but she’s afraid of the commitment. He sings, “She said ‘Baby, I’m afraid to fall...

“Earth” Single Review

Hannah Sherfy, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

April 19, Lil Dicky released his song "Earth" featuring about 30 voices of other celebrities or artists. The music video starts by showing kids who knocked over a trash can. When Lil Dicky stumbles upon the trash on the ground,  the children insult him and tell him to clean it up. He chases the k...

“Hurts 2B Human” Album Review

Camryn Daniels, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Singer P!nk, whose story of personal and musical growth is well known in the music industry, released her new album “Hurts 2B Human.” This is her eighth studio album that she describes as “sort of a pebble that rolls downhill and became this boulder [that] just kept steamrolling,” during a Beats...