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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...

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child lives up to hype

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child lives up to hype

Kiersten Nelson, Reporter

November 20, 2016


Filed under A&E

The book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a must-read for any die-hard Harry Potter fans. The book is a script for the play that debuted in London in late July of 2016. The plot follows the coming of age of Albus Potter, Harry Potters son, throughout his journey at Hogwarts. Albus and his best frien...

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