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“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

Mia Thompson, Rachel Nguyen, and Graham Krewinghaus

October 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

"Mid90s" is an outlier; a movie about teenagers that does not fall into the trope of coming of age stories that society loves. Through its raw emotion and deliberate yet understated screenplay, Jonah Hill’s directorial debut provides a necessary redefinition of what it means to grow up. Hill’...

Review: Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage

Review: Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage

Sabrina Zhou and Mia Thompson

June 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The stage lights shined a myriad of colors onto the iridescent backdrop. The warm glow of chandeliers accentuated the gold accents on the walls. It is the summer of 1963 at a resort in the Catskills, a mountain range in New York. This resort is the main setting of a beloved movie and a new musical, Dirty ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students speak at Harvard forum

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students speak at Harvard forum

Mia Thompson and Rachel Nguyen

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 20, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who are advocating for gun control after a mass shooting happened at their school on Feb. 14, spoke at the “#NEVERAGAIN: How Parkland Students are Changing the Conversation on Guns” panel. The panel discussion took place at the John F. Kenne...

Review: Needs Improvment show

Review: Needs Improvment show

Mia Thompson, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

An angry vegan at a meat festival, a girl with a lot of Eggos and two friends with strong feelings towards activism were just a few hilarious characters in Need’s Improvements comedic skits on Friday. Needs Improvment’s first show of the school year took place on Nov. 17, and they did not disapp...

Taylor Dieffenbach

Taylor Dieffenbach

Mia Thompson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Although he is a math teacher, Taylor Dieffenbach loves to engage in discussions about books and movies with both friends and people he has just met. He enjoys playing chess, and the Massachusetts native is planning on running the Boston Marathon this April. Dieffenbach taught a course here over the...

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