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Romeo and Juliet played by Xavier Thomas and Lily Hancock exchange kind looks of endearment when they first encounter each other at the gala. Little do they know this is where the story spark begins.

Poignant performance

Kelly Snawerdt, Print Editor November 5, 2018

Brought to you by the Falcon nest’s very own Liddy auditorium, this year’s 2018 play is... drumroll please …Romeo and Juliet! This performance was shown from November 2-4. Director Nic Anderson wrote...

The musical

Musical review: “Oklahoma!”

Emma Day, Social Media Manager May 7, 2018

West Falcon Theatre presented the musical “Oklahoma!” Apr. 4-6 in the Liddy Auditorium at West High School. This was director Nic Anderson’s first time directing a musical at West. Anderson and the...

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Movie review: “A Quiet Place”

Danielle Stevens, Reporter April 14, 2018

On Apr. 6, the newly anticipated thriller movie "A Quiet Place" hit theatres. It made 50 million dollars in the box office once it was released and rated a 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. "A Quiet...

Play Review: “Wicked”

Hanna Seago, Reporter December 31, 2017

“Wicked: The Untold Stories of the Witches of Oz” (commonly referred to as “Wicked”) is a darker retelling of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Lyman Frank Baum. The play itself is based off...

Book review: “How to Hang a Witch”

Hannah Myers, Reporter November 20, 2017

“How to Hang a Witch” was written by Adriana Mather, published July 26, 2016, and is set in present time. Samantha Mather and her stepmother Vivian travel all the way from New York City to live...

The cover of the album

Album Review: Reputation by Taylor Swift

Haley Newcomb, Assistant Media Editor November 16, 2017

Popstar icon Taylor Swift released her sixth album with Big Machine Records titled “Reputation” on Nov. 10. “Reputation” is available at Target for $14.99, and sold 700,000 copies in the U.S....

“Arsenic and Old Lace” play review

Emma Day, Social Media Manager November 8, 2017

West Falcon Theatre presented “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Nov. 3 and 4 in the Liddy Auditorium at West High School. This was director Nic Anderson’s first time directing a play at West. Anderson and...

TV Show Review:

TV Show Review: “The Good Doctor”- Season One

Zack Misner, Reporter November 2, 2017

As a person who watches tv shows--some might say too much--I have come to have high standards for shows which were all met by "The Good Doctor". It is a drama but it also spins together romance and comedy...

A favorite past time during the Halloween season is to visit the many haunted houses that the Quad Cities has to offer.

Local haunted house review

Hanna Seago, Reporter October 25, 2017

Haunted housing is a Halloween tradition that has steadily grown more popular, with the frightening attractions either matching or surpassing horror movies in popularity. The Quad Cities and surrounding...

Book Review:

Book Review: “We Were Liars”

Brooke Netcott, Reporter October 25, 2017

If you like a book with lots of twists and turns then “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart is the book you need to read. It is about a family named the Sinclairs. No one in the family is a criminal. No one...

Book Review:

Book Review: “They Both Die at the End”

Alyssa Vick, Reporter October 23, 2017

Spoiler alert: In Adam Silvera’s newest novel “They Both Die at the End”, readers are forced to evaluate their own decisions as the main characters’ mortality catches up to them. Right from...

TV Show Review: “Riverdale”-Season One

TV Show Review: “Riverdale”-Season One

Emma Day, Social Media Manager September 25, 2017

As a person that enjoys binge-watching TV shows on Netflix, “Riverdale” was obviously the perfect choice for me and my interests. The show is a drama, but involves romance, mystery and comedy. The...

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