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Pop band Rixton premieres first full length album

Pop band Rixton premieres first full length album

by Caitlin Denny, Editor

April 16, 2015

Yet another export from across the pond is pop band Rixton. Their debut album Let the Road was released internationally on March 3. Currently, they are the opening act for Ariana Grande during her North American leg of her The Honeymoon Tour. The band’s summer plans include supporting Ed Sheeran in June ...

Computer Graphics designs posters for “Anything Goes”

Computer Graphics designs posters for “Anything Goes”

by Ben Dempster, Reporter

April 9, 2015

In Mrs. Tracy Bozzonetti's  computer graphics class, students were tasked with designing posters for the school play Anything Goes.  These posters were so good, they  became finalists for the official poster for the play. For more information on the musical Anything Goes, click here. &n...

“Finding Neverland” finds a home on Broadway

“Finding Neverland” finds a home on Broadway

by Morgan Buchanan, Editor

April 8, 2015

On Friday, March 20th, the drama department took a trip to where theater thrives, New York City. We took a stroll through Central Park, pointing out the different spots we recognized from films such as the bridge from Enchanted, the tunnel from Home Alone 2, the boathouse from 27 Dresses, and the boat pond fr...

Geronimo! Here comes Sheppard

Geronimo! Here comes Sheppard

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

March 29, 2015

Australian indie-pop group Sheppard has gone from Down Under (literally) to the top of pop music charts. Sheppard’s popularity started with their hit single, “Let Me Down Easy,” which soared to number one in Australia. The group began with siblings, Emma, Amy, and George Sheppard. With a clo...

Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon describes rock and roll in the 1980’s

Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon describes rock and roll in the 1980’s

by Jackson Kinsey, Reporter

March 24, 2015

“What’s it like to be a girl in a band?” Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth ironically asks this in the song "Sacred Trickster" from the 2009 album Eternal. Although inherently meant to be a statement against the misogyny present in the music industry, Gordon derived the title of her new memoir, Girl in a Band, from this line. Fo...

Jupiter Ascending: This movie will rise to sci-fi cult classic status

Jupiter Ascending:  This movie will rise to sci-fi cult classic status

by Izzy Peterson, Editor

March 16, 2015

On February 6th, the movie Jupiter Ascending (PG-13) hit theaters. As a film created by the Wachowski siblings (the minds who brought us movies like The Matrix (1999), V for Vendetta (2005), and Cloud Atlas (2012)), the stakes set for this movie by its predecessors were high. With this in mind, Jup...

Here’s a story all about how… We miss our childhood

Here’s a story all about how… We miss our childhood

by Grace Weaver and Erin Lafferty

March 15, 2015

"When I was a kid..." is something that parents say far too often; however even teens catch the nostalgia bug. A recent Lancer Media survey found that teens still miss the toys and television shows from their childhood.  According American University's School of Communications research, ratings have dropped on television shows lately because of the increase of on-de...

How to Get Away With Murder gets away with a shocking season conclusion

How to Get Away With Murder gets away with a shocking season conclusion

by Hannah Haught, Reporter

March 13, 2015

Over the past years ABC has proved to be one of the channels with the best television series, shows such as Modern Family, The Middle, and Scandal have been huge hits. One of their newer shows, How to Get Away With Murder, is no exception. Not only does this show provide stunning visuals coupled with a bre...

Get your fill of fairy tales gone wrong with Galavant

Get your fill of fairy tales gone wrong with Galavant

by Frannie Davis, Reporter

February 23, 2015

Once upon a time… Everybody knows the classic fairy tales, with heroic knights and damsels in distress. Today, shows and movies about heroes and magic are very popular too. But ABC’s Galavant, ending its first season in January, is fresh, even though we all know the tales.  All of the episodes are onli...

The Imitation Game decodes “greatness”

The Imitation Game decodes “greatness”

by Ben Dempster, Reporter

February 20, 2015

“Are you paying attention? Good. If you are not listening carefully, you will miss things. Important things. I will not pause, I will not repeat myself, and you will not interrupt me. . .You will listen closely, and you will not judge me until I am finished. If you cannot commit to this, then plea...

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