Sinister surprises: Dissecting anatomy of jump scares

Think of a typical horror movie. 

You’re probably imagining a dark and suspenseful scene. Perhaps a babysitter alone in a house, or teenagers wandering around a summer camp.

Seniors lead cross-country team by example

The sun rises as the morning dew melts away and the sound of tennis shoes on the pavement can be heard as the cross country team practices early in the morning. Cross-country seniors Aaron Johanson and Craig Fuentes serve as role models for the team and have continued to enjoy success this season.

Center stage: Spotlight shines on theatre student

The curtain rises. The lights shine down. The actors take their places and wait for their cue. Sophomore Asher Hinton has found a home in theatre and looks to continue honing his craft while making memories and friends that will last a lifetime.

During the summer, Asher traveled to California with the Nicki Peterson Talent Agency, and was signed with an LA agency. The plan is to move to Burbank this summer and start working to earn a role in a professional production.

Streaming surplus threatens theater comeback

With the COVID-19 pandemic trapping most people inside for the last year and a half, going to the cinema to see new releases just hasn’t been plausible. Because of this, services are now thriving more than ever. Thousands of families across the nation now rely on streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Prime, and Disney+ for all of their entertainment. Now that theaters are starting to open up again, many film creators and cinephiles are wondering whether they can survive with the new surge of people opting to stay home and stream their films instead.