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Acai Bowl Madness

Acai Bowl Madness

Jack Bensing, Writer

November 30, 2019

Robeks: 8154 W 135th St. Rating: 3/5 Wedged between a T-mobile store and a dentistry, Robeks is a place that sells mainly smoothies and acai bowls. Less than a mile away from BVNW, it is the closest location that was reviewed.  Walking up to the store, it seemed deserted with not very ...

“Frozen II” freezes under the spotlight

“Frozen II” freezes under the spotlight

Natalie Policky and Tessa Regan

November 24, 2019

It has been six years since the release of “Frozen,” which captivated the hearts of children all across the world. It is hard to say the same for “Frozen II,” starring Kristen Bell and Josh Gad, just to name a few of the big named actors in this underwhelming film.  The original 2013 film focused on two Prince...

Music album review: “What You See is What You Get”

Music album review: “What You See is What You Get”

Maddie Oliver, Writer

November 18, 2019

Country Singer Luke Combs rose to stardom with his single “Hurricane” in 2017, debuting No. 46 on the country charts. The release of Combs’ first album, “This One’s For You” detailed a roadtrip worth of songs conveying versatile topics that anyone could relate to. However, Combs’ new album...

Shaking up Nutrition

Shaking up Nutrition

Megan Yates, Writer

October 30, 2019

Energizing Mission: 5813 Johnson Drive, Mission, Kan. 66202 Rating: 3/5 stars  Thirty minutes away from BVNW, Energizing Mission one of the three locations providing healthy shakes and teas to consumers. In addition to the commute, there is limited parking available and their store is som...

From Beets to Burgers

From Beets to Burgers

Natalie Policky, Writer

October 22, 2019

Pirates Bone Burgers is a newly opened restaurant solely cooking food made out of 100% plants. This eatery’s menu is completely vegan and includes gluten-free substitutions.   Because Pirates Bone Burgers is located in downtown Kansas City, parking is an issue, as the restaurant has no apparent pa...

Spooky Stats

Spooky Stats

October 16, 2019

Review: Sweet Thang

Review: Sweet Thang

Courtney Krebs, Writer

September 26, 2019

  Sweet Thang is a small, yet vibrant ice cream shop and café. Clear tubes filled with colorful candy line the walls alongside plush seating. In addition, jars of diverse candy and cereal toppings rest upon three large ice cream freezers, allowing for endless flavor combinations. Trying sa...

Review: “It Chapter Two”

Review: “It Chapter Two”

Bella Rinne, Opinions Editor

September 9, 2019

Horror fans and Stephen King stans rejoice: two years after 2017’s hugely successful film "It", director Andres Muschietti brings back the Losers Club for the second chapter of this story, taking place twenty seven years after Pennywise’s initial defeat. The first chapter ended with It returning...

Review: Shake Shack

Review: Shake Shack

Emma Johnson and Emma Gau

August 28, 2019

Walking up to Shake Shack you are greeted by a chic patio setting and their bright green logo. The restaurant's energy is high due to the opening on August 22 making it clear customers are ready for this new location.  Shake Shack entered the Kansas City Area last September at the Country Club Plaza. The ch...

“The Lion King” remake prevails with detailed visuals

“The Lion King” remake prevails with detailed visuals

Maggie McCready, Online Editor

July 20, 2019

Disney’s 2019 remake of the classic movie “The Lion King” follows the same plotline as its predecessor, but its fresh spin on the original soundtrack and crisp, clear visuals makes this film one for the books.  Although heavily animated, this film was created to appear “live action” as if the audience w...

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