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The Great Wall movie review

Ben Lewis, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

With a $150 million budget, The Great Wall had to be good. So how did it fall flat? The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon and Jing Tian, is exciting and action packed. Following the exciting life of a wandering mercenary, The Great Wall b...

James and the Giant Peach Review

Lexi Gavlas, Spotlight editor

February 28, 2017

As a former West Middle School Musical alum, I thought that this year’s WMS production of James and the Giant Peach was an absolute delight.  Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl's James a...

Meryl Streep’s Controversial Golden Globe Acceptance Speech

Gabbie Byers, J1 Staff Writer

January 16, 2017

After Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. Demille award Sunday at the Golden Globes, she left the audience and millions watching speechless. While most award winners take the time to personally thank those who helped them get there...

Hairspray Live! Review

Hairspray Live! Review

December 9, 2016

Lights, Camera, Action: PN drama takes viewers Into the Woods

Cameron Myers, J1 Staff Member

December 5, 2016

This year, Portage Northern is presenting Into the Woods, a show about plot twist of your favorite fairy tales you heard when we were all younger. But making this a magical show needs a little help from behind the scenes. This tra...

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