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Martial arts: More than just KAR-A-TEE

Martial arts: More than just KAR-A-TEE

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
October 1, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Culture Wars, Lancer Media Blogs, Showcase

Picture Spongebob doing KAR-A-TEE, The Karate Kid and the famous phrase “Wax on, wax off,” or Bruce Lee driving his head into a cinderblock. Although these pop culture references seem compelling, there’s more to martial arts than just “karate chops.” Martial arts involves the body, the mind, ...

Anime thrives in art and club

Anime thrives in art and club

by Ryan Stark, Reporter
October 1, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Culture Wars, Lancer Media Blogs, Showcase

Anime is a Japanese style of animation featuring simple lines, minimalistic frames of animation, distinctive facial features, and very long and involved storylines. With more than four dozen members, the Anime Club continues to grow. Contrary to expectation, anime enthusiasts enjoy watching shows in...

Art is essential to student success

Art is essential to student success

by Izzy Peterson and Hannah Jaffe
September 13, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

All around the country, arts programs have been decreasing due to budget cuts. This crisis began when the Recession hit in 2007 and continues today. Although art programs have not yet been cut in Frederick County, there are instances where art programs have been limited. Creative classes like art,...

Indie/alternative music fan? Don’t miss VirginMobile FreeFest

Indie/alternative music fan? Don’t miss VirginMobile FreeFest

by Ross Hayek, Reporter
September 10, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Few teens have $50 to spend for entertainment, but even though the VirginMobile FreeFest tickets are “freed out,” fans can go on the Columbia, Maryland Merriweather Post Pavilion website to purchase a ticket to the best free indie rock music festival of the year, September 21. I’ve been going to...

The town of Mount Airy celebrates May Fest

The town of Mount Airy celebrates May Fest

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
June 6, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Visitors today can imagine all of the hard work people did that came with the developing of Mount Airy. Citizens celebrate that hard work with the May Fest, established in 1988 by local businessman, Ben Gue. Ben Gue, who also owns the business Ben Gue Gifts and Collectibles, with ice cream cone in hand...

Superhero Summer 2013: Iron Man 3 crushes previous sequel

Superhero Summer 2013: Iron Man 3 crushes previous sequel

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
June 5, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

IronMan 3 (PG-13) is yet another triumph from Marvel Studios and ParamountPictures. Their movie had a budget of $200 million and received more than $680.1 million from global ticket sales its first week.Iron Man 3 is a close second to the original Iron Man film. The suspense of the film had me on the ...

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

by Erin Stewart, Reporter
January 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Video

10- Bang (Original) - This cute and funny video was recorded by the little baby boy’s mom. She had a gun app and when the baby boy heard the noise he put his arm up and fell back like he was dead. The video was about 5 seconds but it went viral fast. This video might be cute and funny but it shows ...

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