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‘Eyewitness’ Modernizes Small-Town Crime

‘Eyewitness’ Modernizes Small-Town Crime

Leah Graham, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2017


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Where USA’s “Eyewitness” could have fallen into pothole-sized tropes left by the deluge of psychological thrillers in the last decade, like HBO’s “True Detective,” Showtime’s “Dexter” and FOX’s “The Following,” well-developed characters and careful plotting dodge the expected...

Holiday Horror Stories

Priya Bandstra and Sarah Funk

December 19, 2016


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During the holiday season, friends and families get together and spend time with one another. They get excited for giant turkeys, decorated Christmas trees and falling snow. But with snow comes ice. And with turkey comes the possibility of burning it. For some families, things that go wrong become the...

Festive Fashion

Festive Fashion

Megan Wallace and Tracy Cabej

December 19, 2016


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year for fashion. Students are getting ready for the holidays with their most festive clothing. Students will shop anywhere they can get their hands on Christmas apparel. Here are some holiday patterned clothes that students are wearing this season. Junior Jaxen...

Trending Out of 2016

Trending Out of 2016

Gabrielle Francois, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Social media already has an impact on teen’s personalities and activities, but are things going too far? How many times have you heard juju on that beat in the past two days? Challenges have gone viral on Twitter and Instagram, and with their publicity, some were tried by Troy High students. One...

Hollywood Rebooted

Hollywood Rebooted

Kaitlyn Piggott and Silvia Hoxha

October 31, 2016


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     Movie remakes propose an opportunity to expose the younger population to a world that previous generations grew up watching. These upcoming movie remakes have been introduced to the public with hopes that they will bring in the profits that the originals did, but students have varied opinion...

Homecoming Mini-Documentary

Annie Smuts, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016


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Singing it Loud From the Underground

Singing it Loud From the Underground

Kendyl Gatzemeyer, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


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Young Pioneer is an alternative rock band based out of Brighton, Michigan. They currently play small shows around Michigan, more specifically, Lansing. Young Pioneer, previously Signals, began four years ago when guitarist Jonny Walker and a guitarist named Mitch (who recently left) decided to start a ban...

Students Discuss TV Shows to Watch this Fall

Students Discuss TV Shows to Watch this Fall

Elisabeth Andrews, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


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There is an overwhelming number of new shows coming out this fall, like “Speechless” or “Notorious,” as well as others. The shows students talk about most are “American Horror Story,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Stranger Things.” “I like when a show has more...

Strut Your Stuff: All the Latest in Fall Fashion

Strut Your Stuff: All the Latest in Fall Fashion

Tracy Cabej and Priya Bandstra

October 4, 2016


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Ladies and gentleman, dust off your combat boots and stylish vests, grab yourself a nice, warm Pumpkin Spice Latte and get ready for fall. Fall is loved by many, mostly because of the wonderfully cozy and ridiculously cute fashion. As we looked around, we noticed a couple of people who came up with...

Birkenstocks vs. Crocs

Birkenstocks vs. Crocs

Morgan MacDonald

October 3, 2016


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     Jean skirts and scrunchies aren’t the only things coming back in style. If you take a look around school you’ll notice some wacky footwear you might not expect to see in 2016: Crocs and Birkenstocks. Which one is the better ugly sandal?      Junior Allie Percy isn’t ashamed when it comes to rocking h...

Clubs Prep for Hoco

Clubs Prep for Hoco

SARA LEWANDOWSKI and STELLA SPAGNUOLO

October 3, 2016


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Marching Band TCMB members don’t have substitutes in case of injury or illness. “We prepare for Homecoming by working double time and taking everything we do and working harder by 100 percent so we can make the parade, the halftime show and the game as enjoyable and entertaining as possible,” ...