“Raya and the Last Dragon” Review

I have nothing but positive things to say regarding Disney’s latest release. WARNING: This review contains spoilers. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor It had been officially over one year since I stepped foot inside a movie theater. Until I went to see Disney’s newest animated flick, that is. Raya and the Last Dragon was released … Continue reading “Raya and the Last Dragon” Review

New Yamato Steakhouse Review

Huntington’s new Japanese restaurant is a winner! By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor When I returned to campus after a long J-Term, I noticed something strange in the Huntington Plaza. One of the retail spaces, which had been vacant for quite some time, had lights and tables set up inside. A shiny red sign that hung … Continue reading New Yamato Steakhouse Review

Why I Decided To Dye My Hair

Although I never considered it prior to this year, I made a change in style over J-Term. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor Over J-Term, I made a decision that I am still quite shocked by: I dyed my hair green. Up until now, I've never wanted to dye my hair. In fact, I've always been … Continue reading Why I Decided To Dye My Hair

Holiday Gift Ideas: 2020 Edition

Here are five gift category ideas you can consider for your loved ones this holiday season. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor Happy (early) Holly Jolly season! It’s the time of year for gift-giving (and receiving!). This can be a wonderful tradition for showing your loved ones how much you care for them, but sometimes, it’s … Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas: 2020 Edition

BurgerFi Review

BurgerFi offers scrumptious yet expensive burgers. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor Once upon a time, a teenage girl had the best burger ever at a burger joint called BurgerFi in Mentor, Ohio. Shortly after this magical culinary encounter, BurgerFi closed its doors permanently. The girl wept profusely...on the inside. Flash forward many years later to … Continue reading BurgerFi Review

Ideas for a Quarantined Thanksgiving

Feeling trapped by the pandemic restrictions this holiday? Here are some ideas to lift your spirits. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor Unfortunately, this Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different than in years past. The coronavirus continues to rage across our country and the world, which means that getting together in person with extended … Continue reading Ideas for a Quarantined Thanksgiving

The Pumpkin Spice Lattes of Huntington : RANKED

I review pumpkin spice lattes from five different restaurants in and around Huntington. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor On this crazy planet on which we are living, there is one thing that we simply can’t avoid no matter how hard we try. Politics? The coronavirus? Taxes? Nah, it’s pumpkin spice! Even a worldwide pandemic can’t … Continue reading The Pumpkin Spice Lattes of Huntington : RANKED

Clothing Corruption: Why the U.S. Women’s Fashion Industry Is Full of Lies

No wonder this country has body image issues with the variation in clothing sizes between brands. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor In recent months, I have gained a newfound appreciation for thrift shopping. Why pay exorbitant prices for new clothes when you can find apparel just as nice (and way cheaper) at second-hand stores across … Continue reading Clothing Corruption: Why the U.S. Women’s Fashion Industry Is Full of Lies

“Out of Body” Album Review

Despite taking a break from music, NEEDTOBREATHE’s latest album comes in strong. By Melissa Farthing, Copy Editor It’s been over four years since Christian rock band NEEDTOBREATHE released their last studio album, “Hard Love.” This hiatus was the longest one the band ever took, but thankfully, the wait is now over. This August, NEEDTOBREATHE’s seventh … Continue reading “Out of Body” Album Review