Rhayla Huff

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The History Behind International Women’s Day

By: Rhayla Huff Marked on March 8th in 1914 to celebrate European women and the suffrage they faced daily, this “holiday” has been around for 105 years. In a celebration of women and all that they do, the past couple of years have been significantly different.   The first country to make it completely official was Read More

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Sixteen States Sue Trump Administration

By: Rhayla Huff This week in American politics, President Trump declared an immigration national emergency in order to pull funds from the states to help build a wall. Not unlike many previous decisions surrounding the wall, this faced much backlash from the states.   In fact, sixteen different states filed a lawsuit to stop his declaration. Read More

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Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald Could Be a Game Changer

By: Rhayla Huff At this point in time, “Harry Potter” has become more of a phenomenon, easily becoming one of the most beloved film series of the decade. That being said, the spin-off series, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, is less popular.   Starring Eddie Redmayne and Ezra Miller, the film had fans rolling Read More

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Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

By: Rhayla Huff After weeks of uncertainty and accusations, Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as the Supreme Court Justice. In a close voting count of 50-48, he won due to “swing voters.” There have been allegations for sexual misconduct, however, that Kavanaugh is accused of.   Christine Blasey Ford accused him of assaulting her as a Read More

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Lee’s Summit State of the Arts Event

By: Rhayla Huff In a big event to celebrate the arts, the Lee’s Summit Arts Council and City of Lee’s Summit Cultural Arts Division have created an event dedicating to support local arts and businesses. The Lee’s Summit Arts Council will showcase current Annual Cultural Grant recipients and their stories. As if the art is Read More

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Kansas City Symphony Chorus Performs Harry Potter at Kauffman Center

By: Rhayla Huff Harry Potter has been a beloved franchise for over a decade and is still the third leading box-office movie series in history. That being said, John Williams’ music behind the magic is almost as loved, if not more so. To recreate the magic, Kansas City is hosting the live Kansas City Symphony Read More

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Avengers: Infinity War is a Record and Heartbreaking Film

This past weekend Avengers: Infinity War premiered in theaters and I am still reeling from every part of it. From beginning to end it was seemingly non-stop action, but it filled itself with the Marvel humor and light atmosphere that captured the audience’s heart.   “Oh my goodness, I didn’t cry because I have to be a Read More

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90th Annual Academy Awards Results

By Rhayla Huff   The Oscars occured this weekend and I have mixed feelings for the entire night. Jimmy Kimmel redeemed himself this year, but should probably not host any more Oscars to come. The skit with his “nine-year-old-self” was cringy, and entering a screening of A Wrinkle In Time to pass out snacks was a Read More

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Lee’s Summit Hosts Black History Month Exhibit

By Rhayla Huff    Beginning Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Lee’s Summit History Museum will be hosting an event in celebration of Black History Month from 12-3p.m. This will be an opportunity for visitors to find out and highlight the African Americans from 1865 until 1965. The exhibit is a collaboration between museum volunteers, Wanda Read More

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Jumanji: The Very Funny Follow-Up

By Rhayla Huff   Jumanji was possibly the best comically stupid movie to come to theaters in years. Jack Black’s portrayal of a teenage girl trapped inside of a middle-aged man’s body was absolutely hilarious, and he practically stole the show. Nick Jonas’s portrayal of Alex was endearing and loveable, and he enraptured the audience through Read More

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