The Rider Chronicle

Generation Why

Steven Garcia, Reporter

October 24, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

When you think of the music of 2000s leading all the way up to 2013, what do you think of? Macklemore preaching to us about same love, Green Day continuing to question the status quo to tell us, “Don’t be an American Idiot.” Or do you think of the sight to sore eyes called the 2013 MTV Video Music...

Main Hall Traffic Jam Easily Fixed

Main Hall Traffic Jam Easily Fixed

October 18, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Lately, the main stairwell has been the place to be during passing periods. Friends having a conversation on the staircase. A friend on one side of the stairwell yelling across to another. Not to mention, the daily congestion of students waiting to get to their classes. Staircases are not meant...

Presidential Inauguration: ‘I Was There’

Presidential Inauguration: ‘I Was There’

Cintia Vickery, Reporter

February 28, 2013


Filed under Opinion

"This is not happening, I am dreaming. It must be a dream, there is no other explanation." My mind was exploding with staccato thoughts. Even though people were crammed side to side with barely room for myself, the cold Washington, D.C. winds blew through my JROTC uniform. I couldn't believe...

The Impossible: Intense From Start To Finish

The Impossible: Intense From Start To Finish

Kiersten Scott, Reporter

February 5, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The movie "The Impossible" opens with bold white words on a pitch black screen that set the tone with a single line, "IN 2004, A DEVASTATING TSUNAMI HIT SOUTHEAST ASIA. THIS IS THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF ONE FAMILY'S JOURNEY OF HOPE AND SURVIVAL." From there the audience is immersed in the horrific...

“The Crucible” Sells Out, Sets Bar High

“The Crucible” Sells Out, Sets Bar High

Erica Bourland, Assistant Editor

January 30, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The Rider auditorium is filled with light chatter as friends and family members wait for the show to start. Many people (15 to be exact) tap on their iPhones, probably "checking in" on Facebook. Backstage there is a rush as the cast and crew prepare for the show. People run back and forth, grabbing...

Back On The Big Screen

Back On The Big Screen

Austin Doucet, Reporter

January 10, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

“The Last Stand” is an action/drama film written by Andrew Knauer and will be the first U.S. film directed by Kim Ji-yong. It stars Arnold Schwarzenneger in his first leading role since “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” and will have a supporting cast consisting of Johnny Knoxville, Rodrigo...

Red Dawn Crossfire

Red Dawn Crossfire

Haley Hampton and Kiersten Scott, Reporters

January 10, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

by Haley Hampton America seems to be obsessed with war.  We’re not satisfied with the carnage and crimson trails left behind overseas, and video games like Halo, Modern Warfare, and Call of Duty bring the action right into our living rooms. But that’s not the half of it. Some of the highest grossing...

Please Don’t Send Me Home: Students Come To School Sick For Exemption From Semester Finals

Please Don’t Send Me Home: Students Come To School Sick For Exemption From Semester Finals

Montana Mooney, Reporter

January 9, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The last few weeks of school have not been very pleasant for me to say the least. A coupe of weeks ago, I spent all of Tuesday at different doctors having my blood drawn and body examined due to a painfully swollen lymph node and my family’s worry thanks to past health experiences. I was put on three...

We Survived!!! A Sarcastic Journal Entry From Yours Truly, Madison Box And Emily Carroll

We Survived!!! A Sarcastic Journal Entry From Yours Truly, Madison Box And Emily Carroll

Madison Box and Emily Carroll, Reporters

January 9, 2013


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Dear Journal, So the world was supposed to end today. Well, no zombies, black holes, or robots taking over the world. I guess we're good now. Sooooo... what do we do?  We weren't planning on going Christmas shopping, or doing any of our school projects over the break. Better get started since...

The Walking Dead: From Comics To Television

The Walking Dead: From Comics To Television

Austin Doucet, Reporter

January 9, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Zombies. Their sole purpose is to spread the infection they carry within. The virus has spread throughout all forms of media: movies, comics, books, and videos games. It was only a matter of time until the virus spread to our television screens, giving form to “The Walking Dead”. “The Walking Dead”...

Falling slowly: A Brief Study On How We Been Trippin’

Falling slowly: A Brief Study On How We Been Trippin’

Kiersten Scott, Reporter

January 9, 2013


Filed under Opinion

We were walking down the white technology hallway passing by the black Rider logos. I was nervous, and the first participant was too. “It’s simple,” I said. “The binder is rigged, and when you trip, the papers should fly everywhere.” The bell rang and she walked out into the passing crowd...

Get Active In Your Community: The Story Of Seven Crazy Adults Reliving The Time Of Their Lives

Get Active In Your Community: The Story Of Seven Crazy Adults Reliving The Time Of Their Lives

Brooke Leiker, Reporter

January 9, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Community is a hilarious TV show about a study group at Greendale, a community college with an eccentric staff and student body. The study group includes a suspended lawyer, a pop culture-obsessed film student, and a millionaire who joined Greendale out of boredom, among other odd students. In Community,...

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