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Review: Pippin

Review: Pippin

Amanda Kravitz, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A young boy is sleeping in the middle of the stage as voices begin to echo, “Pippin, everything you have been looking for” and “you are not very smart, Pippin.” I was curious if this was a dream or real life as the narrators appeared on stage to set the scene of this year’s musical. As me...

Poetry Out Loud 2018

Poetry Out Loud 2018

Madison Sklaver, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

As the judges huddle in the corner, conferring, contestants wait. Some look relieved, but most are anxious. Some chat with one another, others stare off into space and bounce their legs up and down, patiently waiting to find out who won. On Feb. 1, 17 students of all grades performed and competed at t...

Best Quotes of the 75th Golden Globe Awards

Best Quotes of the 75th Golden Globe Awards

Chloe Barber, Arts Writing Editor

January 31, 2018


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Album Review: Oblivion by T-Pain

Album Review: Oblivion by T-Pain

Colby Sutton, News Writing Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Album Review, Arts, Showcase

After six years out of the public eye, the beloved rapper and singer T-Pain dives back into the spotlight with his upbeat and energetic comeback album: Oblivion. The title track, “Who Died,” jumps right into the album with a fun, rhythmic party anthem. It is reminiscent of his older work, with large autotu...

Teacher Feature: Eric Latimer

Teacher Feature: Eric Latimer

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arts

Eric Latimer’s face lights up, becoming animated as he scrolls through his Instagram feed, analyzing the meaning behind various mixed media sketches. For visual arts teacher Eric Latimer, art is not only his job, but a lifelong passion.   “It just became a habit. The artist Marcel Duchamp sa...

Quiz: What kind of midterm studier are you?

Quiz: What kind of midterm studier are you?

Ethan Gainsboro, Regulars Managing Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Quizzes

   

Students for World Awareness and Growth advocate through art

Students for World Awareness and Growth advocate through art

Lauren Liang, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts

There are still those who are oblivious to the magnitude of the suffering these people and animals face everyday. Millions of Syrian refugees, displaced, many with nowhere to go. Women’s rights, an ongoing fight in society. Animal cruelty, a concern many are uneducated about. The Students fo...

Review: Moonlighting

Review: Moonlighting

Jason Altshuler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Have you ever seen your teachers sing, dance or play the guitar? On Friday, Jan. 19, students and families did, as hundreds crowded into the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium to watch the first Moonlighting show since 2012. Moonlighting is a variety show in which faculty members, not students, perform. According...

New mural club intends to brighten up high school hallway

New mural club intends to brighten up high school hallway

Milena Kitterman, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Uncategorized

“You go straight, and it's white, and you turn around another corner and it's white again and then you turn and you're like, ‘Oh’” junior Sophie Miller said, describing the math hallway.   Miller hopes to create a more welcoming environment in the tiled section of the math hallway by pain...

Pippin brings performing arts students of all types to center stage

Pippin brings performing arts students of all types to center stage

Jason Altshuler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The Shakespeare play, Progressions, the Winter Concert and more. Of the performances at the high school, most only showcase one group of students: actors, dancers, or musicians. Musical theater, on the other hand, presents an opportunity to exhibit many different talents. The musical this year, Pipp...

Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Sophia Stewart, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

How would a meeting of the Reptilian Sexuality Club go down, and what would feuding librarians have to say to each other? The members of Needs Improvment took on these tricky questions, while wearing pajamas, in a witty, spontaneous, and absolutely hilarious performance on Jan. 11 in the Roberts-Dubbs...

Movie Review: The Last Jedi

Movie Review: The Last Jedi

Tina Little, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi The lights dim as the familiar words “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” appear. Everyone waits in anxious anticipation, wondering what this movie will mean for a franchise that has lasted over 40 years.  Star ...

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