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The Sounds of May and June

The Sounds of May and June

June 20, 2019

Well, folks, here we are, the end of our run as the primary writers for the Rampage music article. For the past school year we have consistently put out articles covering numerous topics in music. Howev...

On to the Next Project: Senior Artists

June 20, 2019

As our RE19N at LHS comes to its final moments, Cody and I would like to shine the spotlight on some of our local artists graduating this year. It is important for communities to support local artists...

Star Wars: The Video Games Strike Back!

Star Wars: The Video Games Strike Back!

Isaac Palikodath, Cody Van Saders

May 9, 2019

To paraphrase the wise Master Yoda: Get money. Or don't. There is no try. Since their acquisition of  Lucas Films in 2012, Disney has made 4.08 billion dollars on box office revenue alone. This does n...

Remembering Nipsey Hussle

Remembering Nipsey Hussle

April 3, 2019

On Sunday afternoon, Ermias Ashgedom, more widely known as Nipsey Hussle, was shot and killed in Los Angeles, California at the young age of 33. The incident occurred right outside his clothing store,...

Teachers in Tune

April 3, 2019

I know it's hard to believe, but teachers are people too. They have their own unique interests, but very rarely get the chance to show off their personalities inside of school. So, we at the Rampage...

Rap: The Strongest Tool of the Modern Era

Rap: The Strongest Tool of the Modern Era

March 12, 2019

Ever since its origin, rap has been tied with politics. The newly formed category of music gave a voice to those who have been constantly silenced. It goes as far back to 1982 with Grandmaster Flash’s...

Espresso and Expression

Espresso and Expression

February 13, 2019

The second Coffee House took place on Friday, Feb. 8. The Coffee House is a night where everyone gathers together to show off their talents. Often times, students sing, read poetry, or display their s...

Duality in Music: Love and Heartbreak

Duality in Music: Love and Heartbreak

February 13, 2019

 Music has always been a pillar in entertainment ever since the first civilizations because of its power to captivate human emotion and it's relatable nature. Well crafted pieces of music have the abilit...

Sounds of December and January

Sounds of December and January

February 12, 2019

  Besides a few high profile projects sprinkled throughout the months, December and January have been fairly slow when it comes to music releases. Fortunately, we were able to round up a few al...

The Mouse’s Movie Mayhem

The Mouse's Movie Mayhem

Isaac Palikodath and Cody Van Saders

January 17, 2019

  Disney is the biggest entertainment company on the face of the planet. For many years Disney has captured our hearts time and time again with touching stories that somehow find a way to hit home every time. The company has come a...

Breaking Down the Beats with Elijah Garcia

January 17, 2019

The year 2018 was filled with phenomenal music. Now that it is over, we wanted to do a recap of some of our favorites. In this video we delve into our top albums of 2018 with the help of senior, Elijah...

Rappers with Heart: Giving Back

Rappers with Heart: Giving Back

November 20, 2018

  As Thanksgiving grows closer, the importance of helping others and giving back becomes more relevant. Too often we see musicians that have the capability to help others promote issues on social media ...

Sound: The Heart of Horror

Sound: The Heart of Horror

Isaac Palikodath and Cody Van Saders

October 30, 2018

Film making is and always will be one of the most complex forms in media. From cinematography to special effects, there are a plethora of aspects that need to work together to make for a great movie. Soun...

Remembering the Life of Mac Miller

Remembering the Life of Mac Miller

September 23, 2018

On Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, Mac Miller, 26, was found dead in his home due to an apparent drug overdose. Mac Miller began making music at the early age of 14 and fell in love with it, instantaneously. Altho...