The 2014 Brit Awards

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Emma Hetson, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 22, 2014

The annual Birt Awards were held the night of February 19, at the 02 Arena. They were hosted for the fifth and final time by James Corden, who happily threw in curse words whenever he deemed necessary.  Some of the performances of the night were by: Katy Perry who sang “Dark Horse” in her... Read more »

Shirley Temple: Forever America’s Little Darling

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Tess Kim, School News Editor
March 7, 2014

The first thing people might think of when they hear “Shirley Temple” is her dimples and perfect blond ringlets, charming optimism, or her singing and tap dancing. She was born on April 23rd, 1928 in Santa Monica, California, and on February 10th, it was reported that she died of natural causes at... Read more »

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Dillon Marx, Editor-in-Chief
January 15, 2014

She really is perfect, Marry Poppins that is. This past December, Saving Mr. Banks, starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, hit movie theaters with a surprising message- personal experiences can often create the best characters. P.L. Travers, British-Australian author of the “Mary Poppins” story,... Read more »

“Blown Away” by Country Star

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David Vavrinak, Junior Reporter
January 2, 2014

Thursday, December 5th, 2013, 18.5 million people were “Blown Away” by NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music. Led by multiple-Grammy winner Carrie Underwood playing Maria, and the star of “True Blood”, Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp, this 3-hour production captivated audiences throughout... Read more »

Catching Fire Captivates

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Alivia Sandberg, Sophomore Staff Writer
January 2, 2014

There were plenty of movies that hit the big screen this past November. However, the two that teens were most excited about were the movie version of Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief and the Suzanne Collins second installment in the Hunger Games triology titled Catching Fire. I interviewed two freshmen... Read more »

A Tribute to Papa

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Michael Leckfor, Contributor
November 26, 2013

I woke up, prepared to go to school.  I’d already missed Thursday and Friday after I received the news.  I was ready to go when my father got a call from my uncle.  It was then that I knew for certain, it was then that I realized that we had watched our last football game.  We had taken our last... Read more »

Inevitably Mad

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Irvin Nasseri, Global News Editor
November 6, 2013

  “Inevitably Mad”   Your militaristic views in a world of refuge seem to me so pointless. But who am I to speak against an age old thing which has men hung up on the concept of violence. Are you protecting our right or collecting our frights and using them to take advantage of our happiness? Haven’t... Read more »

The End of an Era: Tom Clancy

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Effie Starheim, Junior Staff Writer
October 22, 2013

On October 1st, the world bitterly lost an astounding novelist, Tom Clancy. He was well-known for his military science as well espionage plots that took place after the Cold War, Patriot Games (1987) and Sum of all Fears (1991), to name two. The idea of dangerous situations involving not only guns... Read more »

Will I Watch, or Will I Read?

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Dillon Marx, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2013

A film adaptation is the transfer of a written work to a feature film. You may not realize it, but a large quantity of the movies you watch are derived from an original work. Among some of the most recognizable movie adaptations, some include: Cinderella, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Fight Club,... Read more »

New York Fashion Week

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Emma Hetson
September 24, 2013

Whether you like it or not, fall is upon us. To make the transition of seasons a little more bearable, New York Fashion Week gave us something to look forward to. New York Fashion Week runs September 5-12, and displays the looks for Spring 2014. Fashion Week is basically a group of runway shows compressed... Read more »

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