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Drive-In Movie Theaters Still Classic in Students’ Eyes

Drive-In Movie Theaters Still Classic in Students’ Eyes

Sarah Chapleau

September 21, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

The drive-in movie theater was created in the 1930's and has been around ever since. Since then it has become a popular hang-out for teens and families alike. The drive-in theater has always been a popular destination for dates and simply hanging out with friends. The speaker on the window and the...

Percy Jackson: The Sea Of Monsters, a Letdown For Fans

Percy Jackson: The Sea Of Monsters, a Letdown For Fans

Chase Pogue

September 20, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

Rooted in Greek mythological sympathies and excellent writing, Rick Riordan’s incredibly well-selling, action packed and thrilling series, “Percy Jackson and The Olympians," just screamed for its fame to be set in film. The first and most well-known book “The Lightning Thief” hit the theaters early 201...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tom Tom to Transition Online, Magazine Formats

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tom Tom to Transition Online, Magazine Formats

Sara Petty

September 13, 2013


Filed under Editor's Note, Features, Perspectives

After 52 years, the Antioch Community High School Tom Tom is in for some big changes in the coming year. Don’t worry, we’re not doing anything too crazy, but the Tom Tom as the town of Antioch knows it will be a thing of the past. To put it simply, we feel that the Tom Tom needs some updating i...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Technology Changes Abrupt yet Welcome

STAFF EDITORIAL: Technology Changes Abrupt yet Welcome

Staff

September 13, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Perspectives

Technology is becoming a much larger part of District 117’s curriculum and infrastructure, especially this year. The school is equipped with new Google Chromebooks, email accounts with access to Google Drive and consistent passwords to make students’ work and communication more efficient. We, as the Tom Tom staff, feel that ...

Palahniuk’s Rant Shows Privilege in Dystopia

Palahniuk’s Rant Shows Privilege in Dystopia

Ian Gowland

September 13, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

“Me and death. Separated at birth.” Rant is a gripping novel by Chuck Palahniuk, pitting an oppressed anti-hero against the more privileged side of society set in a dystopian future. Rant is told in the form of an oral biography. When the story begins, the reader discovers that the protagonist, Buster ...

Autumn Music Releases Falling into Place

Autumn Music Releases Falling into Place

Madelyn Chassay

September 13, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

As summer is coming to a close, the season's hits are starting to become overplayed. It is time for new songs to grab the attention of the public. Here are some new albums by notable artists: John Mayer’s sixth studio album Paradise Valley was released on August 20. This album from Mayer is m...

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