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Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

From YouTube to the music scene, Conan Gray is changing what it means to be a young pop artist. Gray began posting on YouTube doing covers and featuring a few of his own songs. In the beginning of 2018, he released his first official song titled Generation Why. After success with his first single, Gray r...

Stop Procrastinating

Stop Procrastinating

Mia Isom, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Uncategorized

Being a high school student can be time consuming and difficult. Statistically proven in a study by magoosh.com, 86% of high school students admitted to procrastinating on their assignments. Here are some strategies and suggestions on how not to procrastinate and manage your time.  Tip #1: Time Management  Having a lot of work can be stressful and make you feel disorganized, which is where ...

Midterm: Tips and Tricks

Midterm: Tips and Tricks

Mia Isom, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Lifestyles

Exam time can be stressful and difficult. These are some tips to help you manage yourself during exams.  Trick #1: Go To Sleep  Get a good night’s sleep before the exam, so you’re not tired the day of testing. Don’t stay up late trying to cram information in your brain.  “Cramming is...

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

The new wave of social media has brought attention to all types of music. One genre that has been on the rise is Alternative/Indie Rock. One of the many bands leading the charge in the rise of the genre is Chase Atlantic.  Origins and Current Triumphs  The Australian based boy band is made up of brothers Mitchel and Clinton Cave and Ch...

Recently Released Albums

Recently Released Albums

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships by The 1975: This band released their third and most controversial album. The speak on subjects like police violence, sexuality, and the meaning of love. Released on November 30th, 2018, this album includes singles: Love It If We Made It, Be My Mistake, Sin...

Fashion Trends Throughout the Years

Fashion Trends Throughout the Years

Maddy Williams, Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

Fashion is constantly changing. Many of the trends we have now were once trends in past decades. Whether it’s the 70’s, 80’s, or 90’s, fashion trends come and go. It can be hard to keep up, but here’s what’s in right now.  Fashion is an outlet that people have used to express themsel...

Winter Fashion: Tips That’ll Keep You Warm and Stylish

Winter Fashion: Tips That’ll Keep You Warm and Stylish

Savannah Blades, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

Winter is that season that can be a hit or miss with many fashion staples. Boots like tall boots or chelsea boots: are they in or on their way out? Infinity scarves or wrap around scarves: do we really want to style them?   There are so many different accessories and staples that you have no idea how to style or work with. Some shop...

Billie Eilish: Next Big Thing?

Billie Eilish: Next Big Thing?

Savannah Blades, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Artist, Lifestyles

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, or as the world knows her Billie Eilish. The 16 year old girl from Los Angeles, California has been singing since she was a little girl. She’s always had a claim to fame since Finneas O’Connell, her brother, has been a songwriter in the recording industry ...

Wes’ Guide to MTG

Wes’ Guide to MTG

Wes McDowell, Graphic Editor

November 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

This is the first of many installments of my guide to MTG, in this first edition, I will be talking about a brief history on MTG and turns. From flying spaghetti elder gods to immortal goblins, Magic: The Gathering is a game of fantasy and fun. But What is Magic: The Gathering? Magic: The Gathering, commonl...

5 Bands You Forgot About

5 Bands You Forgot About

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Bands are a critical part of American music, some of the biggest bands like ACDC have inspired a newer generation of music. Due to their influence, the standard that bands are held to have been amped. Just like solo artists, bands can die out or decide to disband due to creative difference. Here are...

6 Spooky Films for Halloween

6 Spooky Films for Halloween

The Voice Staff

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays during the year. People get to dress up as whatever they please and hang out with all their friends. Part of Halloween traditions is cozying up near your tv to watch a Halloween inspired show or movie. Here are some of the top picks from the Blackman Voice Staff.   ...

Psychodermatology: Keep Your Mind and Skin In Check

Catherine Dodd

October 26, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

My name is Catherine Dodd, and I am a part of the Collegiate Academy. As a part of my senior capstone project, I am raising awareness of the connections of one’s skin disorder and one’s mental health. I have found that the two are connected in the sense that a mental illness can be the cause of a...