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Her Demise My Rise – “The Takeover” (2010) Album Review

October 29, 2010

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  by Matt Klein   I was introduced to “The Takeover” last week through a friend who’s really into “post-hardcore” music, which is a mixture of heavier, low-tuned music with screaming and a more poppy sound with mor...

Halloween costume malfunctions raise eyebrows

October 27, 2010

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By Lauren Smith    Jack-o-Lanterns twinkle in the moonlight. Young boys dressed as ninjas and pirates hit each other with their plastic swords. And young girls, looking like something that just walked out of a brothel, strut...

Haley’s Picks

October 21, 2010

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Artist(s) – My recent obsession is Tyler Ward, a talented musician my friend found on YouTube and suggested him to me and I ended up loving him the second I heard his voice. He does acoustic covers to many songs like Katy Perry’s ...

Matt’s Picks

October 18, 2010

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10/18/10 Artist(s): Rose Funeral I first discovered this band when I was in 7th grade, and they still remain in my top favorites. I first listened without prior knowledge to the genre, deathcore, and was blown away from every ...

Lauren’s Picks

October 8, 2010

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10/08/10 Artist(s): Glee Cast When the Season 2 premiere aired, I was immediately reminded of why I fell in love with this show in the first place—the music is insanely fun. The new character additions to the show immedia...


September 28, 2010

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By Emma Berkel    After District 9, I was a bit hesitant to walk into another “documentary-style” movie. How long could I uphold a willing suspension of belief? Would it fall flat or be dramatic? Comedic or in bad taste? ...

Divine Misfortune Review

June 1, 2010

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Divine Misfortune is a story about a young married couple, Teri and Phil, who had never been in the need of any kind of god. When Phil is passed up once again for a promotion by his co-worker who worships a god all his own, Ph...

Farewell Editorial From the Editor

May 27, 2010

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By Ashley Bagwell For most students high school represents a time in their lives that will go down in their minds as “the good ol’ days,” their various escapades will earn their rightful places in history as they gai...

Date Night

May 21, 2010

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By Emma Berkel    Many comedies hit the screen and give their audiences a few hearty laughs before promptly growing stale. However, every so often one reveals itself to be enjoyable not only the first time, but the second, a...

Message to Overachievers: It’s Time to Shine

April 23, 2010

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By Emma Berkel    May is just around the corner, and for Advanced Placement (AP) students, so are exams.    A year spent under the pressure of a college level course all boils down to a single test that will decide w...

The Last Song

April 23, 2010

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By Kaitlin Hutson Grade: A-    With a whopping total of $16,007,426 opening weekend, The Last Song hit a high note as it rang through theaters. It is the movie to delight girls and guys of every age that love a good ‘chick-flick.’...

Senioritis – The Silent Slayor

April 23, 2010

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By Ashley Bagwell    The plight, the journey, the voyage, the metaphorical mountain that is high school comes with its own unique set of de-motivational twists and turns complicating the forever naïve expectations and resu...

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