Painting People: Hu draws her peers

Painting People: Hu draws her peers

Danah Atassi and Kate Lee, Editor
March 25, 2014 • 356 views
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Before senior Margaret Hu begins to draw the subjects of her portraits, she gives them a multiple-choice test. Each question involves two drawings, and the subject must instinctively choose which one they prefer. This process is how Hu determines what... Read more »

“Beauty and the Beast” doesn’t disappoint

“Beauty and the Beast” doesn’t disappoint

Katherine Kiang and Kate Lee, editor
March 15, 2014 • 348 views
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I’m going to be frank here and say I’m usually biased toward loving musicals. Plays and music and dancing by themselves are alright, but if you combine the three together, you get a true experience. And I’m happy to say that this year’s musical... Read more »

From choir boy to DJ; Dunderman transforms into DJ Goldbox

From choir boy to DJ; Dunderman transforms into DJ Goldbox

Cole Meyer and Kate Lee, Editor
February 25, 2014 • 258 views
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Senior Grant Dunderman, aided by cutting edge music technology and an iconic golden helmet, is “DJ Goldbox.” Goldbox popped into the world of electronic dance music in 2013 and has been creating and mixing music since. The young DJ has performed at many various venues with his most recent event... Read more »

Shetye aspires to be an animator

Shetye aspires to be an animator

Paige Pielet and Jeff Lauer, Editor
February 16, 2014 • 401 views
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Late into the night, she draws the same character over and over again in order to make a project deadline. It seems like she has drawn so much, and yet, all 240 pictures add up to a mere 10 seconds of animated film. This is the life... Read more »

Painting inside the lions: Isaac uses art as creative outlet

Painting inside the lions: Isaac uses art as creative outlet

Anna Konstant and Kate Lee, editor
February 14, 2014 • 444 views
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Senior Monica Isaac divides a canvas into four parts. She sketches the eyes and then moves to the nose. She then outlines everything in black, creating the image of a lion. Every year Isaac chooses a different theme to paint. Last year, Isaac painted... Read more »

“Inherit the Wind” livens up the stage

“Inherit the Wind” livens up the stage

Danah Atassi, Writer
November 15, 2013 • 386 views
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The fall play “Inherit the Wind” is a fictional account of the legendary Scopes Trial that defined the war between creationism vs. evolution. After Bertram Kates, a high school biology teacher, is arrested for breaking a town law about the teaching... Read more »

“The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” lives up to the hype of classic novel

“The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” lives up to the hype of classic novel

Danah Atassi, Writer
November 11, 2013 • 289 views
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The Emmy award-winning “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” denies categories: It is a modern adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” in the form of a web series. Yet, it’s even more complicated... Read more »

“Ender’s Game” stays true to novel

“Ender’s Game” stays true to novel

Katherine Kiang, Writer
November 4, 2013 • 275 views
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4.5/5 Having read Enders’ Game for school the summer before freshman year, I felt it was all too appropriate to see the movie adaptation four years later. Of course I am always weary of movie to book adoptions, but I always give the movie the benefit of the doubt. For those unfamiliar... Read more »

Panic! at the Disco mixes it up with ‘Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die’

Panic! at the Disco mixes it up with ‘Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die’

Danah Atassi, Writer
October 21, 2013 • 410 views
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Panic at the Disco - Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die 3.5/5 In the band's newest album “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare To Die,” Panic! at the Disco deviates from the rest of its albums with the usage of a synth and electric drum, typically the tools of pop and dance music, but it still... Read more »

Freshmen theater takes comedic twist on Brothers Grimm

Freshmen theater takes comedic twist on Brothers Grimm

Daniel Holland, Writer
October 10, 2013 • 411 views
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The culmination of weeks of rehearsal will come together as the all-freshman cast will be performing the Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon. This free form comedy will feature 18 cast members and 10 in crew, dealing with lighting, props, and special effects.  Each student will be playing 4-5... Read more »