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Johnny Depp was one of Freddy Kruegers first victims on Elm Street.

Top Five Horror Films of All-Time

By Ellis Jones, Spartan Staff October 29, 2022
The Exorcist will make your head spin.
Its The Great Pumpkin Story!

It’s The Great Pumpkin Story!

By J Van Beest , Spartan Staff October 29, 2022
What's orange and seedy and seemingly everywhere this season?
When it comes to sequels, our contributing writer says No mas.

Hocus Pocus and Unnecessary Sequels Too

By Adora Ude , Contributing Writer October 29, 2022

Recently, the new Hocus Pocus dropped and only one thing came to mind… “Why?”  Why did they decide to make a sequel to a movie almost 30 years later?  Why was a sequel even needed?!  Hocus...

Faculty Advisor Note

October 26, 2022

Many people say that they support Freedom of Speech. After all, it is in the First Amendment. It is a fundamental right that makes us Americans.  Don’t judge those individuals solely by their...

The talented cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

‘Putnam’ Play B-I-G on Laughs, Fun

By Julian Brown, Spartan Staff October 26, 2022

On Saturday, October 22nd, I attended Marian Catholic’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The play focuses on six middle-school students participating in a spelling bee. Each...

After Loss, Team Hopes for Prep Bowl Invite

After Loss, Team Hopes for Prep Bowl Invite

By Julian Brown, Spartan Staff October 26, 2022

Last Friday, it looked like Marian Catholic was a lock to get into IHSA playoffs. But now, the team is left hoping for a Prep Bowl invite. The Spartans were up 17-0 over Carmel Catholic. In...

Stephen Kings Harrigan Makes Call Worth Answering

Stephen King’s Harrigan Makes Call Worth Answering

By Dorcas Asiedu-Sekyere, Contributing Reviewer October 26, 2022
When 'Mr. Harrigan's Phone' ended, I was longing to stay on the line longer.
Social (and Anonymous) Media After Day-to-Day Marian

Social (and Anonymous) Media After Day-to-Day Marian

By Jayla Scarver, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022

Nowadays, social media is seen as a platform for communication, advertising, and mostly indirect socialization.  Some people, however, use social media as a means of comedy or entertainment.  Billionaires...

Only Older Harry Fans Best Fit for Style(s) of Dont Worry Darling

Only Older Harry Fans Best Fit for Style(s) of ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

By Clarke Stalling, Contributing Reviewer October 26, 2022
I think film critics have been a bit too hard on Harry.  Styles doesn’t do a terrible job. Harry’s performance is… decent but may have been downplayed because of who he’s acting next to for most of the film.
Aaliyah: An Influential Legend

Aaliyah: An Influential Legend

By Joshua McClendon, Contributing Reviewer October 11, 2022
Aaliyah accomplished so much in her short period being on earth. She redefined R&B, pop, and hip-hop.
Spartans celebrate one of five touchdowns Thursday night.

Spartans Defeat Leo, Roll to Undefeated Start

By Ellis Jones and Julian Brown , Spartan Staff September 2, 2022
Sophomore Running Back Tyler Lofton scored five touchdowns in the Spartans home debut.
TV Producer to Set Drama at Marian Catholic

TV Producer to Set Drama at Marian Catholic

By J Van Beest , Entertainment Reporter April 1, 2022
“I don’t care if Will Smith and Chris Rock are in it together, I’m still not going to watch that mess,”
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