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Ed Sheeran Captures Audience

Ed Sheeran Captures Audience

Haley Keizur, Chief
August 16, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Showcase

Have you ever waited so long for something that the moment it finally happens, it is absolutely surreal? That was my experience when I saw Ed Sheeran at the Tacoma Dome in July. I had been a fan for five years but had never been able to see him live. But those years of agony, years of hearing stories...

Sifting Through Thrift, Consignment Shops

Sierra Barrow, Staff
March 31, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Showcase

A place where an owner’s once shiny new objects eventually lost the sparkle in their eye and are now passed on as a lackluster item, thrift and consignment stores are the objects second chance at being that shiny new item to someone else. An increasing trend adopted by many at PHS is the "thrift st...

Grammys’ overview

Grammys’ overview

Lucia Montero, Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

As the dark stage appeared on the screen and the first two notes to “Hello” by Adele play, I knew I was ready for this magical night of awards, emotions and music. The Grammys’ 59th edition was broadcasted live Feb. 17. The show began with an astonishing performance by the soon-to-be winner...

“Jackie” Delights, Impresses

“Jackie” Delights, Impresses

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Showcase

I am a person who really loves learning about history. I have been since I was little. But one area of the subject I never really learned about was presidents. Back in 1963, the President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. His story has been told many times over. But a side of the story you do not...

‘Patriot’s Day’ Impresses Staffer

Aly McGinnes, Staff
January 25, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

The movie Patriot’s Day is hands-down a must see. It is based off of the real-life events of the Boston Bombing which happened April 15, 2013 during the annual Boston Marathon. Three people died from the bomb, hundreds got injured and a police officer was fatally shot. The movie was created to recognize...

Sheeran Makes Comeback

Sheeran Makes Comeback

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

Ed Sheeran is back and he is all anyone can talk about. After leaving social media and all public events for a year, Sheeran made a grand entrance back to society with a tweet in the middle of December. His debut was a simple tweet; a blue photo that now has 128,000 retweets. Three weeks later,...

Steinfeld Amazes in ” Edge of Seventeen”

Steinfeld Amazes in ” Edge of Seventeen”

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Uncategorized

“You are only young once… is it over yet?” The tagline for “Edge of Seventeen” perfectly captures the essence of the movie. Every high school student knows just how tough high school can be and Nadine, Krista and Darian are no exception. Hailee Steinfeld continues to impress in the new...

New “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Disappoints Staffer

New “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Disappoints Staffer

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

The cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” originally came out in September 1975 but was recently revived in October 2016. Being a big Rocky fan, I was excited about the revival, however, I was thoroughly disappointed in the outcome. The writers of the new movie changed so many different...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lives Up to Expectations

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lives Up to Expectations

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

Potterheads. You can pick them out by their black cloaks and striped scarves as they wander excitedly with their friends and plastic wands. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them premiered Friday, Nov. 18. It stars Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterson as Newt Scamander and Tina Goldstein, the dyna...

‘When Breath Becomes Air’ Leaves Bitter Taste Behind

‘When Breath Becomes Air’ Leaves Bitter Taste Behind

Dharma Shah, Staff
November 22, 2016
Filed under A&E

  When I got my first look at “When Breath Becomes Air” I braced myself for the long journey finishing this book would be. To my utter surprise I found myself digging through the pages as I once did in my elementary school days. Soon-to-be Doc. Paul Kalanithi loaded his pages with lighthearte...

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