Sports

Gull Lake football puts up a fight against St. Joe

After the rained out game Friday night, Gull Lake returned the following sunny Saturday. In the first quarter Tj Hasse got the first touchdown for Gull Lake and…

GLHS gets ready and shows spirit in stands

GLHS gets ready and shows spirit in stands

School is back in session, and it’s time to get back into school spirit. One of the best ways is to come out and support the Gull Lake…

Investigation into athletic field vandalism still on-going

Investigation into athletic field vandalism still on-going

The recent defacing of Gull Lake’s athletic field and track as well as a number of surrounding buildings and sidewalks has sparked widespread outrage among the school’s student…

Gull Lake boys golf falls short

In many ways, the 2014 golf season was a campaign to return to the state finals for Gull Lakes’ boy’s golf team. During the 2013 season, the team…

News

Teacher Nicole Myers starts creative writing club

Teacher Nicole Myers starts creative writing club

The high school boasts a variety of clubs with missions that range from the crusade…

Lions have options in 2014 NFL Draft

Lions have options in 2014 NFL Draft

Commissioner Roger Goodell will ring in the 2014 edition of the NFL Draft on May…

Student Senate members represent Gull Lake at the MASC/MAHS State Leadership Conference

Student Senate members represent Gull Lake at the MASC/MAHS State Leadership Conference

Gull Lake’s Student Senate members remain active throughout the high school and the Richland area…

Gull Lake art students look forward to upcoming exhibits

Gull Lake art students look forward to upcoming exhibits

With the return of spring comes numerous annual art exhibits showcasing talented Gull Lake students…

Reporter donates blood painlessly

Reporter donates blood painlessly

Twice a year, a blood drive is held here at the high school and is…

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Michael Crandell and Rachael Redmond plan to maintain relationship after his departure to Naval Academy

Michael Crandell and Rachael Redmond plan to maintain relationship after his departure to Naval Academy

Most people can attest to the difficulty involved in maintaining strong relationships, but a smaller portion of the population faces the same adversity that Michael Crandell and his…

English Department balances controversy and literary value

English Department balances controversy and literary value

For teaching and learning to occur effectively, it is generally believed that schools must be sanctuaries. There, students are free from whatever burdens besiege them in the outside…

Matt Kruse takes on senior baseball season

Matt Kruse takes on senior baseball season

“We have a lot to live up to, and I’d love to say our senior class went out on a strong note,” said senior baseball captain Matt Kruse.…

Katie Elms awarded Silver Key for creative writing

Katie Elms awarded Silver Key for creative writing

Recognized for her creative writing by the Scholastic Society’s Awards for Art and Writing in eighth grade, Elms received a gold medal at the regional level for her…

Gull Lake Alumnus Adam Renuart continues journalism career at University of Michigan

Gull Lake Alumnus Adam Renuart continues journalism career at University of Michigan

Gull Lake Class of 2012 graduate and sophomore at the University of Michigan, Adam Renuart is a Screen Arts and Cultures major, who is also continuing to pursue…

Mandatory Recycling: One Community at a Time

Mandatory Recycling: One Community at a Time

Over 250 million tons of trash are buried in US landfills each year, over 40 percent of that trash is paper that could have been recycled. Mandatory recycling…

Entertainment

Divergent does dystopian genre justice

Divergent does dystopian genre justice

Director: Neil Burger Writers: Evan Daugherty (screen play), Vanessa Taylor (screen play) Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James Divergent, the film adaptation…

World famous string competition to take place in Kalamazoo

World famous string competition to take place in Kalamazoo

Every year since 1975, a prestigious string competition is held in Kalamazoo, the Stulberg International String Competition–founded in honor of Dr.…

Jonah Glau takes the stage for his senior year

Jonah Glau takes the stage for his senior year

“This year I was acting again and found it a lot of fun to be one of the lead roles and…

Captain Phillips promoted to captain of production

Captain Phillips promoted to captain of production

Director: Paul Greengrass Writers: Billy Ray (screenplay), Richard Phillips and Stephan Talty (based upon the book “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and…

What can a franchise do when an actor dies mid-filming

What can a franchise do when an actor dies mid-filming

 The Hunger Games recently lost actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who it seems died of an overdose. Hoffman only had one scene…

Our Side

Let’s eat off campus

Many schools such as Lakeview, Portage Central and Battle Creek Central have now given their students the option to leave campus for the time they have allowed…

Point/Counterpoint

Do familial relationships trump friendships?

Yes. Family should be the top priority As you go through life, you will encounter many different people; the first of whom are your family. Family is…

Press Box

Bracket madness returns to Gull Lake

Bracket madness returns to Gull Lake

  There’s just something about the bracket.  Whether its magnetic appeal is a result of its visual simplicity, or (perhaps more likely) the opportunity it presents for…

Reviews

Lea Michele fails to impress

Lea Michele fails to impress

Coming from a lead role in a highly successful musical television series, one would expect Lea Michele’s debut to be explosive. Sadly, this is not the case.…

Food/Dining

Restaurants battle in Richland

Restaurants battle in Richland

In the small town of Richland, there are two little restaurants that attract the most customers.  East Egg and Liz’s Café are the most popular breakfast and…

Music

G-Eazy releases new tracks

G-Eazy releases new tracks

Although G-Eazy is relatively unknown, he is making large leaps within the music industry. The singer/rapper dropped three new songs on January 23 at 1 p.m. The…

Student Style

Sweater weather is better weather

Sweater weather is better weather

Fall has come and is almost going, but some of Gull Lake High School’s students aren’t ready to let go of their favorite season quite yet. “It’s…

Movies and TV

Catching Fire catches attention

Catching Fire catches attention

Director: Francis Lawrence Writers: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Michael Arndt (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (novel “Catching Fire”) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth The sound of the cannon booms as arrows shoot by,…