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“Captain Marvel”: movie review

“Captain Marvel”: movie review

Libby Mullican, JAG yearbook editor-in-chief

April 1, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Warning: Spoilers ahead After seeing "Captain Marvel", I would not say it was my favorite Marvel movie, but it was worth spending my paycheck for the movie ticket. Not only did I like seeing a strong female lead, I fell in love, as Nick Fury did, with Goose the cat and a mini history lesson. I wou...

JagWire staffers review art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

JagWire staffers review art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Jonathan Atchley, Elizabeth Joseph, and Ben Wieland

March 27, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

ONCE UPON A TIME We were enthralled by this piece by Ibe Kyoko. This six-fold screen is part of a series of pieces focusing on Japanese culture. The screens are made from “washi” or handmade paper that Kyoko made herself. Additionally, she created the colors using natural materials, like gemstones. Additionally, Kyoko added Japa...

A review of POUR Coffeehouse and what it has to offer

A review of POUR Coffeehouse and what it has to offer

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire features editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Ambiance Located in Olathe, just 13 minutes from the school, POUR Coffeehouse is a quaint looking business from the outside and is even cuter on the inside. It’s nicely decorated, as a coffeehouse should be, with several large windows allowing for natural light to enter and brighten up the business....

JagWire reporters review Oscars “Best Picture Award” nominees

JagWire reporters review Oscars “Best Picture Award” nominees

Ally Nguyen and Annie Myers

February 23, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

We — Ally Nguyen and Annie Myers — adore many aspects of pop culture, especially when it comes to movies and television. That being said, each year we’re extremely excited to tune in to the Oscars. However, we found ourselves lacking time for leisurely activities in the midst of our hecticly bu...

Jagwire staffers review The Big Biscuit

Jagwire staffers review The Big Biscuit

John Lehan, Jagwire reporter/photographer

January 22, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

A great way to start off your day, The Big Biscuit serves delicious breakfast and lunch food. Located at 12276 Shawnee Mission Parkway about 15 minutes from the school, The Big Biscuit opens at 6:30 a.m. in the morning, leaving plenty of time for those looking to eat before school. The Big Biscuit...

“Aquaman”: Movie review

“Aquaman”: Movie review

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 8, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Walking into Aquaman, I expected the movie to be an exposition-heavy origin story to set the character up for later films with some action sprinkled throughout. While Aquaman is an origin story with action, it superseded my expectations by evenly incorporating both aspects into the main story to create a...

JagWire staffers review local restaurant Sutera’s

JagWire staffers review local restaurant Sutera’s

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

December 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

 As many Mill Valley students look for an after school job, Sutera's has become a place where many have found work. The Italian restaurant located on Midland is less than five minutes from the school and is very close to other restaurants, such as Sombrero’s. Sutera's is set up with a large number of se...

JagWire staffers review Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria

JagWire staffers review Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria

Sam Hanson, JagWire reporter/photographer

November 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

When Panzon’s Mexican Restaurant closed in April of this year, it was announced Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria would be taking over the facility and opening their second Kansas City location at the corner of 87th St. and Lackman Rd. Rudy’s has multiple large seating areas, including tables, booths, high chair...

JagWire staffers contrast different cultures of barbecue

JagWire staffers contrast different cultures of barbecue

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Kansas City Kansas City barbecue refers to the slowly smoked meat that is typically thought of as traditional barbecue. Kansas City is often regarded as the world’s barbecue capital by many locals. Unlike other U.S. regions of barbecue, Kansas City barbecue uses a mix of all meats because of its influe...

JagWire reporters review recently opened Overland Park location of The Doughnut Lounge

JagWire reporters review recently opened Overland Park location of The Doughnut Lounge

Jordan Robinson, JagWire reporter/photographer

April 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Kansas City enthusiasts and doughnut lovers alike may be familiar with The Doughnut Lounge, a gourmet doughnut shop that has been serving the residents of Westport since early 2015.  As the franchise has begun expanding more and more throughout the metropolitan area, two JagWire reporters set out t...

JagWire reporters review local sushi places

JagWire reporters review local sushi places

Anika Roy, Katya Gillig, and Ally Nguyen

November 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Price Chopper For only $5.40, Sushi Wednesday at Price Chopper is most definitely worth the price. At most sushi restaurants, one roll consists of 6-8 individual sushi pieces while at Price Chopper, one roll, for the lower price, gives you 12. With their own sushi chef on site, the sushi is made fr...

Students and JagWire staffers review burgers purely by its patty

Students and JagWire staffers review burgers purely by its patty

Annie Myers and Michael Sandri

October 22, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Freddy's - Rating: 5/5 JagWire: The patty tasted and chewed like genuine beef, enhanced by the whirlwind of flavors. Senior Devin Mendenhall: It is unique compared to the other burgers, considering the outsides, and then it is tender in the middle.       McDonald's - Rati...

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