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Gull Lake boys basketball continues to struggle

Gull Lake boys basketball continues to struggle

As the Gull Lake varsity boys’ basketball team enters into the second half of the season, its struggles continue to be a problem. The team was handed yet…

Press Box: A conservesial call and a great play makes Super Bowl 49 a classic

Listen above to Noah Weiss and Noah Throop discuss Super Bowl 49’s  outcome. Every NFL team has one goal: to be the league’s champion and the best football…

Student section rallies around basketball teams

Student section rallies around basketball teams

Among the sounds resonating through the high school gym during basketball games, one can distinguish the murmur of the adult crowd, the instrumentals of the band and lastly,…

GL freezes over, fisherman eager

GL freezes over, fisherman eager

With the Gull Lake Bay finally freezing over, people from all over the Richland area are in a rush to catch the new year’s fish. So far though, not…

News

Gull Lake gets greener with fountain extensions

Gull Lake gets greener with fountain extensions

After a year of anticipation, the wait is finally over: The janitors have installed the…

Upcoming ACT causes stress for juniors

Upcoming ACT causes stress for juniors

According to ACT.org, 92 percent of high school students in the United States plan to…

Excess snow decreases parking space in downtown Richland

Excess snow decreases parking space in downtown Richland

The long and drawn out winter has created many issues in the village of Richland,…

Snow days affect school sports around the community

Snow days affect school sports around the community

Due to large amounts of snowfall in the Gull Lake Community, many snow days have…

Students anticipate Snocourt assembly

Now that the Friday for Snocourt festivities has arrived, the student body is booming with…

Charley Harper works coming to the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Charley Harper works coming to the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Charley Harper is remembered as a renowned American Modern artist. His style embraces minimal realism,…

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Valentine’s Day plans

Valentine’s Day plans

DEVILS TALK This week’s Devil Talk question: “What are your plans for valentines day?”  Click and listen to student audios. Freshman Camron Green “I’m going to dance with some…

Hidden gem of Kalamazoo discovered by Gull Lake students

Hidden gem of Kalamazoo discovered by Gull Lake students

In the heart of Kalamazoo, a classic Mediterranean Grill has become popular  to the students in the Gull Lake community. Zooroona was created by the members of the…

Balancing jobs and school is stressful on students

Balancing jobs and school is stressful on students

With an obligation to do homework and try to excel in extra curricular activities, high school’s often busy for students. Often times students are encouraged to try to…

ACT vs SAT testing changes and comparisons

ACT vs SAT testing changes and comparisons

Reporters Dillon Mora and Brian Hall discuss current ACT and SAT changes and testing.               By: Brian Hall and Dillon Mora Like…

Boys idolize ‘Instagram King’ Dan Bilzerian

Boys idolize ‘Instagram King’ Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian’s resume varies. He has played poker professionally, served as a stuntman in the film Olympus Has Fallen back in 2013, starred in Lone Survivor and almost…

Wattpad encourages creative writing

Wattpad encourages creative writing

Wattpad an app that allows anyone to post a story, poem, or a play has recently gained popularity. The app allows people around the world to find new…

Entertainment

‘Macbeth in Hollywood’ puts a twist on a classic tale

‘Macbeth in Hollywood’ puts a twist on a classic tale

The Gull Lake performing arts company put on a fantastic performance this past weekend with a collaboration of a classic play…

Selma honors but humanizes MLK Jr.

Selma honors but humanizes MLK Jr.

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer: Paul Webb Stars: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth Recent racial tensions concerning individuals from Trayvon Martin to…

Update: Junior stage manager Kirsten Sluyter speaks about tech in Macbeth in Hollywood

Update: Junior stage manager Kirsten Sluyter speaks about tech in Macbeth in Hollywood

On January 6, the Performing Arts Company debuted Macbeth in Hollywood, a comedy featuring 27 different costume changes. Junior stage manager…

“American Sniper” portrays life of reluctant hero

“American Sniper” portrays life of reluctant hero

Violence is the cornerstone of modern day entertainment. Car chases, explosions, martial arts and even medieval battles are popular themes among…

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Charitable donations require thorough research

Charitable donations require thorough research

Over the past decade or so, the amount of money donated to nonprofits has grown tremendously. Additionally, an increase in the number of nonprofits has added significantly…

Point/Counterpoint

Should Black History Month be ended?

Should Black History Month be ended?

Defining history in a month degrades Recently a movement started against the idea of Black History Month with Morgan Freeman as a major spokesman on the issue. In…

Press Box

Gull Lake freshman girls’ basketball fights for undefeated streak

Gull Lake freshman girls’ basketball fights for undefeated streak

While most people in the Gull Lake community have their attention on Gull Lake’s varsity basketball teams, what they have missed is a remarkable season for the…

Environmental News

Gull Lake students search for sledding options

Gull Lake students search for sledding options

Any Michigander knows that with the coming of snow a plethora of winter activities start to become possible with the fresh powder. The easiest and most common…

Food/Dining

Natural flavors of Wild Ginger leave customers satisfied

Natural flavors of Wild Ginger leave customers satisfied

A well-known aspect of Asian and Asian American culture is food, or more specifically, the different traditions of Asian cuisine and cooking. The popularity and fusion of…

Music

Songs of Innocence shames U2–and William Blake

Songs of Innocence shames U2–and William Blake

  Songs of Innocence, U2’s recently released album is extremely unimaginative and all over the place. The inability of this album to be sold to the public…

Student Style

Boys idolize ‘Instagram King’ Dan Bilzerian

Boys idolize ‘Instagram King’ Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian’s resume varies. He has played poker professionally, served as a stuntman in the film Olympus Has Fallen back in 2013, starred in Lone Survivor and…

Reviews

‘Macbeth in Hollywood’ puts a twist on a classic tale

‘Macbeth in Hollywood’ puts a twist on a classic tale

The Gull Lake performing arts company put on a fantastic performance this past weekend with a collaboration of a classic play with some new elements thrown in.…

DEVILS TALK

This week’s Devil Talk question: “Have you or a friend ever been in a car accident?"  Click and listen to student audios.
Freshman Miles Renwick "My friend backed into a tree in her driveway."
Sophomore Phoebe Ostlund    "My middle sister got injured and had to stay in the hospital for a couple days." Junior Caleb Scoles  "Crashed her car into a deer." Senior Lexi Cook    "The roads didn't seem that bad, but she was going a little fast."