February/March Movie Reviews

February and March provide the best and worst the film industry has to offer By Jimmy Fortuna-Peak The 18th film in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) provides an amazing story, and the best cast the franchise has seen to date. Black Panther follows T’Challa, the king of the technologically advanced and isolated country of Wakanda, and the events that arise after he takes the throne from his recently deceased father. Chadwick Boseman does a perfect job of bringing T’Challa to the big screen, and Michael B. Jordan gives a near-perfect…

Three-peat

What a surprise? Dreadnaughts are good in the water (again) What’s better than going back-to-back in the state championships?  Going back-to-back-to-back. Just ask the Men’s Swim and Dive team. The Dreadnaughts won the state competition for the third year in a row on March 10, increasing their Division II championship total to five. Dexter finished the meet with a score of 241.5, beating second-place Rochester Adams by 21.5 points

Dexter’s Walkout

By Isabella Franklin On March 14, students around the United States took a stand about school safety and the value of student lives. DHS students headed out of the school’s front doors after second hour with signs and chalk to express their views on gun reform, school security, and changing the country’s system. The walkout mainly involved listening to student speeches given by seniors Marin Waddington and Joe Ramey and inscribing messages on the sidewalk in front of the school. To protect and monitor the students during the walkout, there…

United They Stand

Truck line students join together to show their support for Florida shooting victims By Bailey Welshans Guns, flags, hateful comments, and more uproar. Dexter High School had it all Wednesday morning. At 10 AM this morning, students walked out of Dexter High School for 17 minutes in remembrance of the students who were killed during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting in Parkland, Florida. However, many feel it turned into much more.

DHS Students Plan Walkout for School Safety

Protests will occur in schools around the United States as part of the #NeverAgain movement by Isabella Franklin and Alisha Birchmeier Throughout the country, students are protesting gun violence by walking out of school as part of a movement called “#NeverAgain.” American high schools have come up with a way to deal with these walkout protests, and Dexter High School is no exception to this. Several students at DHS are planning to participate in the scheduled national walkout protest on March 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:17 a.m. The protest…

Guns: Do Something

By Joe Ramey Recently, progression has been a hard idea to grasp. The laws surrounding the use and acquisition of firearms in the United States are clear, yet the second amendment itself is outdated and riddled with grey areas. With recent tragedies in mind, reform is essential now more than ever. Though the Bill of Rights states that every United States citizen has the right to own a firearm, that does not mean that all legal guns are comparable in way of caliber and potential damage. The right to bear…

Dexter advances to the second round

The Dexter men’s basketball team beat Pinckney yesterday 72-53. This win put Dexter into the second round of districts to face Huron on Wednesday night at Skyline high school. Dexter came out of the gate fast with relentless scoring and lockdown defense. The Pinckney Pirates never stood a chance; the Dreads controlled every single quarter. On the win, sophomore guard Marco Lucchesi said, “It’s one step closer to our goal . I’m glad we were able to get the win.” Dexter will look to win against Huron to advance to…

Dexter Hockey Eliminated from Playoffs

 Dexter took on Chelsea in the pre-regional finals. The game got off to an intense start with both teams battling hard to get an edge to score the first goal. Chelsea would be the first to strike, scoring just after the halfway point in the first period. The score would stay 1-0 until the Bulldogs scored again in the second period, putting them up by two. The Dreads fought hard to get back in the game, but a late goal from Chelsea would put the game away, thus ending the…