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Falling Inn movie review

Ally Blake, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Falling Inn Love is a newly released romantic comedy (RomCom) on Netflix.  The main character, Gabriela, wins an inn at the lowest point in her life. This is after Gabriela’s boyfriend breaks up with her, and she loses her job.  Gabriela then travels to New Zealand to see her new inn. While she’s there, s...

Jonas Brothers comeback tour

Jonas Brothers comeback tour

Taylor Matney, Reporter

November 8, 2019

The Jonas Brothers (Joe Bros) comeback tour hit Nashville at the Bridgestone Arena on September 10, 2019.  The Jonas Brothers band started as teenagers in 2005, unfortunately the band broke up in 2013. In March of this year, the boys came out with “Sucker.” They released the “Happiness Begins” album. Shortly after, the Comeback tour was announced.   Kevin, Joe, and Nick h...

Cling, the new wave at BHS

Cling, the new wave at BHS

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 4, 2019

Cling  /kliNG/  Verb, (of a person or animal) hold on tightly to.  From a doodle to the bodies of BHS students, Cling is the new must have brand. Carlos Coronel, Nel Quintanilla, and Mollee McIndoo, seniors, are the minds behind the new school streetwear inspired clothing line.   The brand was establis...

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 17, 2019

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic heritage month. Hispanic culture has been imbedded into many of the things we enjoy daily from food to color TV.   Pop culture especially has been heavily enriched by Hispanic artists, whether that be through music, art, or theater. Here is a list of five His...

Local Reed creates handmade earrings for a modern generation

Local Reed creates handmade earrings for a modern generation

Maddy Williams, Managing Editor

October 17, 2019

Local Reed is a jewelry company owned by Dannis (Tidwell) Reed, a former Blackman Voice member and Blackman graduate. These earrings are made from handmade polymer clay and genuine leather. Each piece is unique, and the earrings come in a variety of colors and styles.  The Blackman Voice will ...

88Rising: for the culture

88Rising: for the culture

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

September 26, 2019

Over the past three years there has been a rise in Asian culture in Northern America. Saturday Night Live hired their first cast member of East Asian descent, Crazy Rich Asians was one of the highest grossing movies of 2018, and Korean boy band BTS was nominated for a Grammy for their album Love Yourse...

Yay or Nay: YOU

Yay or Nay: <em> YOU </em>

Chloe Blake and Savannah Blades

April 16, 2019

YOU is a new series on Netflix that has been under constant fire. The show involves a stalker, murder, and “true love.” The main character, played by Penn Badgley, falls in love with a college girl called Bec. In pursuits to make her fall for him, he embarks on a journey of lust, jealousy and most d...

A Week In Spring Fashion: Five Outfits for Five Days

A Week In Spring Fashion: Five Outfits for Five Days

Chloe Blake, Print Editor

April 16, 2019

Spring is finally here, which means Spring fashion is back too! Sometimes coming up with outfit ideas that haven't been too overdone for an upcoming season can be difficult, so I put together five outfits for five days that could possibly spark inspiration for future fashion endeavors. Considering Murfreesboro...

From Your Phone Screen to the Big Screen

From Your Phone Screen to the Big Screen

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

April 11, 2019

Since its rise in 2013, Wattpad has been providing young readers with an outlet to read their favorite books for free. Wattpad has also been a place for young writers to get their feet wet and gain a following. Anna Todd, New York Times Bestseller, got her start on the app. In addition to being a published writer...

Prom Makeup 2019

Prom Makeup 2019

Savannah Blades, Reporter

April 9, 2019

It’s that time of year again: PROM! This can be a super exciting time for most Seniors, but at the same time, it can be quite stressful. Most teenagers spend loads of money on makeup and hair for prom.  Instead of spending a small fortune on Prom makeup, why not just do it right at home?  Subtle yet...

Who is YUNGBLUD ? Artist Review

Who is YUNGBLUD ? Artist Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

April 9, 2019

Alternative music has become one of the more listened to genres of music in the last few years. Artists of the genre are putting out more meaningful music and caring less about the opinions of mainstream media. One of the several artists that have come to bat for alternative music is YUNGBLUD.  Or...

thank u, next by Ariana Grande: Album Review

thank u, next by Ariana Grande: Album Review

Alaysia Brown and Savannah Blades

March 20, 2019

Pop princess Ariana Grande endured a lot during the year 2018. From releasing her album Sweetener, to losing long time ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, and calling off her engagement to Pete Davidson. She went into 2019 with nothing but high hopes and determination. Only 5 months after the release of Sweetener...