The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

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The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

2021 Grammy Highlights

2021 Grammy Highlights

Marissa Dulay, Staff Writer April 20, 2021
Missed the Grammys? Check out this graphic of must-see awards and performances.
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Students give their predictions for 2021 GRAMMYs

Students give their predictions for 2021 GRAMMYs

Marissa Dulay, Staff Writer March 11, 2021
The 2021 GRAMMYs will air on Sunday, March 14. Here's who the nominees are for several categories and who Hayes students think will win.
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podcast recommendations

12 podcasts to listen to right now

Brynn McGrail, Managing Editor March 5, 2021

Podcasts are great for learning or just being entertained. And there’s a podcast out there for everyone. But there are just so many, so here are some of my highly approved, top-pick shows. You may not...

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Welcome to Jacksonville!

Welcome to Jacksonville!

Jackson Collins, Director of Visuals February 19, 2021
Welcome to Jacksonville! is a repeating comic strip created by Talisman staff member Jackson Collins.
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Gardner (Foxx) and 22 (Fey) gaze upon Earth from The Great Ahead.

‘Soul’ is brilliant effort from Pixar that brings studio back to its best

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief January 15, 2021

What is your purpose? This is the question posed by Pixar’s latest animated feature “Soul," directed by Pete Docter, and starring Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey. Pixar has long been known as a studio whose...

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Albums to check out this month

Albums to check out this month

Hylah Phillips, Staff Writer December 30, 2020
Need some new music? Here are a few ideas for albums to check out.
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Fashion trends to watch for this winter

Fashion trends to watch for this winter

Teagan Knutson, Photographer December 26, 2020
Could your wardrobe could use a little inspiration? Check out these fashion trends.
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Alex Trebek at 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards.

In memory of Alex Trebek

Maddie Wells, Staff Writer December 22, 2020
Alex Trebek's death last month made headlines worldwide. Here's a look at some of his major accomplishments.
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Holiday gift ideas

Holiday gift ideas

Teagan Knutson, Photographer December 22, 2020
No clue what to buy for your favorite student? Check out this interactive graphic for some fun ideas.
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A scene from Disneys 2019 remake of The Lion King. The movie grossed big in theaters but was essentially an exact replica of the original animated version.

Disney’s persistent live-action remakes are a reflection of the viewer, not the producers

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2020

By now, even casual movie-goers are tired of Disney’s incessant live-action remakes, and they should be. However, audiences need to take a step back and realize that they are solely in control of whether...

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Female rappers should be given the same chance as men

Nicholis Emmons, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

The hip-hop and rap music genres have historically been known almost as a boys-only club, with the subject of many songs being about swagger, violence, sex, and masculinity. This has left very little room...

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still from His House movie

‘His House’ is a thrilling movie option on Netflix

Maddie Wells, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

The new movie “His House,” directed by Remi Weekes, is a beautifully made Netflix film that will keep you on your toes and give you quite a fright.  “His House” follows a couple, Rial and Bol,...

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