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Members of the community of Lexington enjoy colorful smoothie creations of the new restaurant, Lex Bowls. 
Photo taken by Nala Shearer.

Lex Bowls Adds Much Needed Fresh Flavor to Downtown Lexington

Nala Shearer, Reporter November 11, 2022

While looking for a place to eat in downtown Lexington, you pretty much know what to expect: burgers, sandwiches, or pizza. Something that does not come to mind is fresh fruit smoothies and bowls… until...

Lil Baby album cover of “Its Only Me” Image courtesy of Stereogum

Lil Baby Releases Mediocrity

Eliot McDonald, reporter November 11, 2022

On Oct. 14, Lil Baby released his newest album titled, “It's Only Me.” On the cover of the album he depicts his own face on Mount Rushmore. In this artwork though, as the album suggests, he is the...

Image: Colleen Hoover’s It Starts With Us Cover Art

Hoover Releases Sequel to BookTok Sensation

McKenzie Alley, Reporter November 8, 2022

In Aug. 2016, Colleen Hoover released a thrilling romance novel titled It Ends With Us. This review will contain spoilers for It Ends With Us. The story depicted her main character Lily Bloom starting...

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How the Rules of Appalachia TikTok Trend Affects Appalachian Tourism

Bee Sackett, Opinion Editor November 8, 2022

There is currently a trend going around on TikTok where people list the “Rules of Appalachia.” The rules are a part of what is called “cryptid culture,” the idea that there are assorted monsters, ...

Tea is the best. Need I say more? Illustration by Taina Covington

Tea: Is It Better than Coffee?

Taina Covington, Reporter November 7, 2022

Ah yes, the chillier months are upon us. Sweaters are emerging from the closets. The neighbor’s dead leaves have invaded your yard. Memorial Day has passed and many more holidays are coming. It's now...

Album cover of Taylor Swifts new album Midnights

Midnights Album Review

Mackenzie Mynes, reporter November 7, 2022

On Oct. 21, 2022, Taylor Swift released her newest studio album, Midnights. This was her newest album since Nov. 12, 2021, the release of Red (Taylor’s Version) From The Vault. This album had been highly...

The release poster for Halloween Ends.

“Halloween Ends”: A Hauntingly Bad Ending to a Classic Story

Reagan Woody, Editor-In-Chief November 7, 2022

On Oct. 14, 2022, “Halloween Ends” was released into theaters and brought in a total of 43.9 million dollars to the box office. “Halloween Ends” is the 14th installment in the “Halloween” franchise,...

The cover art of the netflix show “Dahmer”.Photo courtesy  of Netflix.

Dahmer Review

Cohen Paxton, Reporter October 12, 2022

The season of murder and mystery is upon us, and what is a better way to celabrate it than watching something that includes both? On Sept. 21, 2022 Netflix released “Dahmer,” a series that walks you...

Show poster for “She-Hulk” on Disney+.

“She-Hulk” Hulks Out on Disney+

Sarah Phelps, News Editor October 12, 2022

The newest Marvel show, “She-Hulk” premiered Aug. 18 and is set to have nine episodes. So far, the show has released eight episodes, has a rating of 4.9 out of 10 on IMDb and has an 87% Rotten Tomatoes...

The front part of the Franks building.

Why Frank’s is the Best Restaurant in all of Rockbridge

Reagan Woody, Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2022

Assistant Sports Editor Sean Martino recently wrote an article opposing this topic. His article can be found here.  Throughout all of Rockbridge, there are many delicious and affordable places to grab...

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