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Student band “jacket” signed by UMD recording studio

Student band “jacket” signed by UMD recording studio

by Brandon Cooper, Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In July 2016, the band "jacket." was officially formed. Linganore students Jackson Knight and Nick Belski are one half of the band. The other members are Linganore alumni Bryce Watson and Middletown student Cosimo Tauraso. jacket. is an alternative, indie rock band that has performed at places li...

Check this off your blacklist: The Blacklist is sure to thrill and hook you from the pilot

Check this off your blacklist: The Blacklist is sure to thrill and hook you from the pilot

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

3 seasons, 67 episodes Approx. 1 hour each The Blacklist is a crime action thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat watching every episode. Raymond Reddington is a high-profile criminal on the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted list that turns himself in with the intent on helping the FBI catch crimi...

“13 Reasons Why” blends polished storytelling with suicide awareness

“13 Reasons Why” blends polished storytelling with suicide awareness

by Madison Reeley, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

13 Reasons Why is a recently released Netflix original series that focuses on suicide. As far as shows go, this is not one that you should watch if you’re looking for an uplifting or happy story. While this story is not a happy one, it is still captivating and important. The show is based on the...

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The weekend of April 7, 8 and 9,  the theater department is putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. The musical has many moving parts including dancing and acting, but it is the singing that ties the plot together and paints the stage with sound. Music teacher Damon Dye has been helpin...

Talking tech with the Addams Family

Talking tech with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While the singers, dancers and actors have been working hard to put the story of the Addams Family together for the 12 weeks 40 technical team members have been working hard on making the show look good. From makeup and costumes to lighting and sound, the tech department has been working behind the ...

Add some plot to your story of spring break with “Arrow”

Add some plot to your story of spring break with “Arrow”

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Even though I am not a comic book type,  Arrow is a captivating series that gives a modern twist on the D.C comic, The Green Arrow. Stephen Amell plays the main character, Oliver Queen, who is rich man turned into trained fighter with a vengeance against the vile opposition who killed his father and is...

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. In charge of a cast of 25  actors has been Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, Mr. Damon Norko and student-director Samantha Buntman. Buntman has been involved in the theater department for three years. This is h...

Bojack Horseman is the most human of horses

Bojack Horseman is the most human of horses

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

3 seasons with 12 episodes per season; 36 episodes 22-minute episodes For an animated show about a horse in a world of other animals and humans Bojack Horseman is one of the most human television shows on TV. The depressing reality of the story is masked behind witty writing and hilarious joke...

Beauty and the Beast: Animated, live, or Broadway, it’s a beast of a good show

Beauty and the Beast: Animated, live, or Broadway, it’s a beast of a good show

by Katie Lehman, Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

A tale as old as a time and a song as old as rhyme get revamped in a live action version of the classic Beauty and the Beast tale. This version takes a new spin on the original, animated film from 1991 by not only including new details from the original fairy tale but also by including plot and deta...

New Girl will become your new favorite

New Girl will become your new favorite

by Hannah Haught, Managing Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

6 Seasons, 136 episodes On the surface, New Girl looks like any other sitcom. The concept is simple enough, a girl moves in with three guys and has to adjust to her new living situation. As the show carries on though, it grows into something so fun and amazing. New Girl is a show where the charac...

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