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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

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, 16.

Savannah Blades, Reporter

November 26, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Sydney’s Steals.

Sydney’s Steals.

Sydney Clarke, business assistant

October 25, 2018

Sydney Steals Hi lovely fashion-goers! I am here to give you all the tea on where to buy the expensive items for less. Starting with shirts, American Eagle has shirts for $27.96. (Ori: $44) Get your basic tee’s from Urban Outfitters for less than $30 ( Ori: $34-44) ALTAR’D State’s online...

5 Fun Things To Do During Halloween

Spooky Pumpkins

Savannah Blades, Reporter

October 25, 2018

Halloween is one of the best times of year to be a teenager. You get to be who or what you want to be for one night of the year! Candy can also be a huge factor, especially if it’s the only time of year you get candy. What teenager doesn’t want candy?  You and a group of friends can go to one of the many haunted houses/woods that are right around Murfreesboro. Deadland Haunted Woods an...

5 Unforgettable Poetry Books

5 Unforgettable Poetry Books

Mia Isom, Reporter

October 25, 2018

5 Unforgettable Poetry Books Poetry has been around for thousands of years; each poem always telling a different story. The art form has changed as time goes on, but it still holds the same meaning. There are many different types of poetry in the world of literature; here are the ones that stand out...

Social Media and Your Phone: What Are They Really Doing For You?

Social Media

Savannah Blades, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Do you remember when your parents would tell you that what you listened to or watched would influence the way you act? Did you think that they were silly and thought, “Oh, that will never happen to me!”?   Guess what . . . it’s happening right now to you this very second as you’re reading this. Your phone, the me...

What’s A King Princess?

What's A King Princess?

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 19, 2018

Pop is one of the most listened to genres in music. Pop music is what’s played the most on radio stations, in public coffee shops, and in tv shows or movies. So when a new artist makes a break in the pop industry it normally wouldn’t create a lot of waves, that was true until King Princess.  ...

The Drama at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital Unfolds Once Again

Maddy Williams, Reporter

October 15, 2018

       Grey’s Anatomy season 15 premiered which excited avid watchers of this action-packed show engrossed with commotion.  The mixture of love and tragedy keeps the viewers wanting to see what happens next.      Here’s a recap of season 14’s finale: April Kepner bounced back from her l...