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Bonnaroo 2016 Predictions

Zach Adams and Jayden Matlock

January 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Every year, the world (well, at least our world) waits in suspense for the largest summer event. . . Bonnaroo. This January the suspense keeps growing, anticipating the lineup for the 15th anniversary of the music festival. With that in mind, let’s talk about who is going to kill it on the main stage...

Healthy Recipes

Naffie Njie, Reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, Sports

Breakfast Omelet Muffins (8 servings) Ingredients: 4 eggs 4 egg whites (½ cup) ½ cup of cheese ¼ cup of milk 1 cup of mixed vegetables of your choice ½ teaspoon of baking powder ½ teaspoon of oil salt and pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2. Sau...

Album Review: To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar

Naffie Njie, Reporter

January 7, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles

Kendrick Lamar's albums should be made into plays -Unknown I agree. After Section.80 and good kid, m.A.A.d city, we were pretty much itching for a new album from Kendrick Lamar. And he solemnly delivered. Kendrick popped onto the scene in 2011 with Section.80. With songs like "Hiiipower"...

A Girls’ Day Out: Looking Forward to Prom and Other Fun Events

Abby Morehouse and Jayden Matlock

December 9, 2015


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Fashion, Lifestyles

In December, the ladies of The Blackman Voice went to Urban Image Salon on the square and received makeovers that are a great inspiration for prom. Gini Faulk, a former Voice staff member and Estee Lauder consultant, applied the makeup. Liz Layne, stylist at Urban Image, created "not so e...

Top 10 Music Videos

Naffie Njie, Reporter

December 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

10. "Sugar" – Maroon 5 Maroon 5 drives across L.A. and sings at random people's weddings. There's breakdancing and confetti. It's pretty fun. 9. "Drag Me Down" – One Direction One Direction prepares to go into space, which requires rigorous astronaut training, testing robots, and a 3-minute...

Pregame Playlist

Amyia Davis, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

Pre-­‐Game  Playlist:  Are  you  an  athlete  that  looks  for  a  way  to get  excited  or  hype  before  a  game?  That  is  what  a  pre-­‐game playlist  is  used  for.  Many  athletes  including  professionals  use this  as  a  way  to  up  their  intensity...

Tyler’s Tea Time

Tyler Cosby, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

* Have you been keeping up with Ariana Grande lately? Because if you haven't you might be missing some big changes, like going blonde! * Justin Bieber takes on a new attitude. Now he's saying that he wants to live like Jesus, and he even attended a Hillsong event in Australia. Should we be watching...

Winter Trends of the Season

Jayden Matlock, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles

Winter is here! And with cold weather quickly approaching there are plenty of opportunities to spruce up your wardrobe with some of this season’s most fashionable statement pieces. Such as... Tulle skirts: With leggings and an over-sized sweater, these can be a comfortable yet chic way to ...

5 Animes to Binge Watch

5 Animes to Binge Watch

Kyla Pennick, Reporter

November 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

  1. Ouran High School Host Club- Haruhi is enrolled in a school meant for the children of the extremely wealthy. However, she is not wealthy. She finds herself in debt to the members of the pristine club known as the Ouran High School Host Club. Haruhi finds herself in much trouble along the...

How to Avoid Exam Stress

Kyla Penick, Reporter

November 23, 2015


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Lifestyles

There is an abundance of techniques one may use to avoid "stressing out" during mid-terms. Following these may help in the process of not pulling all your hair out or having a mental breakdown during the middle of the exams. The first thing everyone will always tell you is getting as much sleep as...

Choir Boasts Midstate and Allstate Winners

Lizzy Zink, Copy Editor

November 23, 2015


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Entertainment, News, Spotlights

This year, Blackman High School had the most students in Midstate or Allstate in Rutherford county with 23 students. Adrien Fitzwater, senior, got second chair overall for tenors (the highest chair that the men's and women's choir offers) and first chair in his choir. "I've been doing choir fo...

Ways to Stay Well During the Holidays

Ways to Stay Well During the Holidays

Abby Morehouse, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, News

  As temperatures begin to rise, the number of sniffles heard per minute in every public space seems to sky-rocket. The best way to stay healthy this year is to know what you are up against and follow some simple precautions. Flu    Millions of Americans are infected every season wit...