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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...

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...

Black Dog Coffeehouse and IBIS Bakery offer locally-sourced goods

Black Dog Coffeehouse and IBIS Bakery offer locally-sourced goods

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

November 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

By Marah Shulda As you watch the crowded room slip past each other while holding their handcrafted espresso drinks and freshly baked bread to rush to find an empty table, which are scarce, you know you’re in for a treat. The aesthetically-pleasing earthy tones of Black Dog Coffeehouse are a stark contrast to the white wa...

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 evaluate various carbonated and flavored waters

JagWire staffers evaluate various carbonated and flavored waters

Tricia Drumm and Elizabeth Joseph

September 30, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Clear American Ice Tropical Lemonade Neither of us could bring ourselves to continue drinking this one. While fairly decent as a whole, the drink felt like a downgraded alternative to Sparkling Ice, with the citrus flavors and the carbonation levels hitting hard. It felt like a muddle of ideas about w...

Dog with a Blog: The top five dog movies, rated

Dog with a Blog: The top five dog movies, rated

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 10, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, DOG WITH A BLOG

Hi, folks, and welcome back to Dog with a Blog. We sure had a white Christmas, or close enough, which can be very tiring and stressful for dogs who do not enjoy cold weather or snow. Their paws can feel agitated from the salt, and the temperatures are nasty. It’s not great for us out there eith...

Piece of Cake: Tous Le Jour

Piece of Cake: Tous Le Jour

Laken Wagner, JAG student life editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, PIECE OF CAKE

Almost everyone has their own little heaven on Earth, and of course, for me that place just so happens to be a bakery. Now, if you ask the girls on staff with me, they'll tell you that I don't actually enjoy sweets that much. In most cases, that’s true, since I tend to try my products so much when...

Animation outshines plot in “Big Hero 6”

Animation outshines plot in “Big Hero 6”

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

November 25, 2014


Filed under Reviews

As the holidays begin to settle in, movie theaters are filled with a variety of films: serious dramas trying for an Oscar at the end of awards nomination season, feel-good holiday comedies, kids’ movies for those off of school and blockbusters looking to cash in on the holidays rush into theaters....

“Beyond the Lights” is a new kind of romance

“Beyond the Lights” is a new kind of romance

Jillian Leiby, JagWire opinions editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under Reviews

There seem to be countless examples of movies where there is a damsel in distress who has to be rescued by some prince. In this new age of romantic movies, it can be easy to be cynical. With the new bevy of strong female characters, this movie trope seems outdated and not entertaining. “Beyond the...

Extra Lives: The case against review scores

Extra Lives: The case against review scores

Nick Booth, JagWire news editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under BLOGS

Some of the most volatile arguments present in the realm of gaming exist because of disagreements over what score a particular game should have received in a review. Tempers flare over the supposed correctness of the reviewer's criteria and therefore the validity of the review itself. A few weeks ago,...

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