The Marionette

Fall. Get back up. ‘Mid90s’ review

Fall. Get back up. ‘Mid90s’ review

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator

November 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies, Opinion, Showcase

"Mid90s" is a coming-of-age tale about friendship and self discovery, chalk-full of nostalgia and cultural references. The film is actor Jonah Hill's first feature length film and presents an authentic portrait of the realities of peer pressure, adolescent curiosity, burgeoning dreams and insecurity, set i...

Bullseye! ‘Daredevil’ Season 3 hits the mark with critics and fans alike

Bullseye! ‘Daredevil’ Season 3 hits the mark with critics and fans alike

Xavier Rhone, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion, Showcase

Marvel's "Daredevil" returned to Netflix users' screens throughout the world with its third installation on October 19, drawing inspiration heavily from the 1986 Daredevil story "Born Again," by Frank Miller, and introduced the universe to one of Daredevil's most notorious enemies: Benjamin Poindexter,...

A slice of advice: campus life

Violet Parrott, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Campus life is an organization willing to come to the school in order to help those who want to know more about their religion, but recently people have come just for the pizza and to talk to their friends, which is not fair to the people involved. I understand it’s lunchtime and all they want to do is talk an...

‘Venom’ rips the heads off of October box office records, despite lackluster critical reception

‘Venom’ rips the heads off of October box office records, despite lackluster critical reception

Xavier Rhone, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion, Showcase

Tom Hardy ("Mad Max: Fury Road," "The Dark Knight Rises," "Inception") and Michelle Williams ("Shutter Island," "The Greatest Showman," "Brokeback Mountain") star in Sony Marvel's first official installation to their "Spider-Verse," "Venom." Hardy stars as Eddie Brock, an investigative journalist who'...

‘Cry Pretty’ hits the shelves

‘Cry Pretty’ hits the shelves

Camryn Anderson, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Opinion, Showcase

Oklahoma native and country superstar Carrie Underwood released her sixth album Cry Pretty on Sept. 14. Underwood, 35, made this album by far her most personal and impactful. In the album's 13 featured songs; female empowerment, political issues, loneliness, and other dark corners not previously add...

‘Cheesin from Cheek to Cheek’, remembering the life and legacy of Mac Miller

‘Cheesin from Cheek to Cheek’, remembering the life and legacy of Mac Miller

Xavier Rhone, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Music, Opinion, Showcase

On the track "Brand Name" on his 3rd studio album, GO:OD AM, Mac Miller proclaimed on that "I'm not hoping to join the '27  club'." However, despite wanting to avoid the infamous club of entertainers who passed before the age 27, Mac Miller passed away Sept 7 at the age of 26. Miller's death ev...

Dial down the dares

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It's almost time for Eagle Week 2018, and with that, its also time to talk about the way we do dares for Eagle Week because over the past two years they've gotten a bit out of hand. For those of you not acquainted with Harding’s yearly charitable tradition, Eagle week is a school fundraiser that...

Holiday gift giving 101

Jordyn Daniels and Mitchell Stroud

December 4, 2017


Filed under Community, Opinion

If you're having a hard time finding gifts for your gal friends, this list of gifts $50 and under is for you! Feel like a Mermaid with this knit mermaid tail blanket-$34 The Amazon Fire 7" Tablet has access to more than 38 million movies, songs, books and apps-$40 Listen to music anywhere with this Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker-$30 Have your 2018 planned out for every moment with a new Planner-$16  Blend your makeup...

Bathroom bill B.S.

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life, Teen Health

In the latest of an already long line of policy changes facing the American people as the administrations change, President Trump revoked Obama’s bathroom mandate. The mandate allowed transgender children in public schools to use the bathroom of their choice, instead of the bathroom corresponding t...

Skydiving Experience

Paige Langley, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Forever feeling like I've lived in the shadows of my twin sister all of my life, it had always been a dream of mine to do something exciting that she hadn't done before: I was going to go skydiving. I began looking up all the information about skydiving when I was 16-years-old. Sadly, after reading...

The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School
Opinion