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March Movie Preview & Review

Autumn Kent

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

"Beauty and the Beast" There have been many live action remakes by Disney in the past couple of years, but I do have to say this is probably the one I am most excited for. Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson are only some of the names of the fantastic cast of this "Beauty and The B...

The Lego Batman Movie Review

The Lego Batman Movie Review

Autumn Kent

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The "Lego Batman Movie" is a comical film with jokes suited for all ages, with characters whose conflicting personalities mesh well together. It started off strong with jokes that mock the opening sequence of movies, proving from the beginning that the sense of humor is not fit for only to a young...

Viola Davis Wins the Triple-Crown

Viola Davis Wins the Triple-Crown

Courtney Herzog

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Viola Davis just won her first Oscar in the 89th Academy Awards. This allowed her to become the first black women to have awards from the Oscars, Tonys and Emmys. Davis won the award for "Best Supporting Actress" for the 2016 film "Fences." Davis has won two Tonys, one for her acting in "King He...

March Into Movies

March Into Movies

Jessica Hong

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

"Before I Fall" Release Date: March 3 On one fateful day, Samantha Kingston (Zoey Deutch), who leads a seemingly perfect life, wakes up to see that her future does not exist. She must relive the last day of her life over and over again for a week. In this continuous loop of events, she reflects o...

The ISU 2017 Four Continents Championship

Chloe Kim

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The International Skating Union (ISU) 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship took place on Feb. 15 and recently ended on Feb. 19, in Gangneung, South Korea, which is also where the 2018 winter Olympics will be held. A total of 111 athletes from 14 different countries competed in the championship. ...

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Saidata Kanu

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards which premiered on Feb. 12, hosted by James Corden, recognized numerous artists and entertainers of 2016. Music's biggest night was full of skits and performances including tributes to Prince, George Michael and the Bee Gees. It celebrated winners such as Adele, Beyon...

“BIG 5” Academy Awards Movie Reviews

Autumn Kent

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Silence Of The Lambs "The Silence of The Lambs" is a psycho thriller about the growing relationship between an upcoming detective and a cannibalistic prisoner. Clarice Starling is asked to communicate with high security inmate Hannibal Lector to find out information on an ongoing case of a sadistic murd...

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Christian Heiche

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

The Grammy Awards are just around the corner! The Grammy Awards is an event where the Recording Academy recognizes outstanding achievement in the music industry. It is the 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, and it will be held on Feb. 12 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This year's host ...

Don’t Miss This Month’s “Supermoon”

Hannah Maschino, News Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Nov. 13, stargazers will be treated to the first supermoon of its kind in last 68 years. Normal supermoons occur more often than one may think. They occur every 13 months, when the moon is full on the same day as it is closest to the Earth. As a result, the moon is seen as being 14 percent bigger...

TV Episodes Based on Movies

Autumn Kent

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

South Park "Medicinal Fried Chicken" vs Scarface KFC becomes illegal and Cartman, experiencing KFC withdrawal, delves into a black market KFC exchange. Getting deeper into the business, Cartman loses his sense of knowing when to stop until he is in too far to quit. This episode is a spoof of Sca...

Music Profile

Music Profile

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Kabir Ali, junior in choir How long have you been in choir, including elementary school? "I have been in choir since fifth grade. I took a break [in] seventh grade to increase my breath support by doing band." What voice type (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, etc.) are you? "I sing bass ...

Autumn’s Top Autumn Throwbacks

Autumn Kent

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

HORROR The Exorcist (1973)- A creepy movie in which the daughter of a film starlet is possessed by a demon and those around her try to figure out how to fix her. Though the plot seems to drag on, the grotesque visuals and the scary-good acting set a creepy tone for a perfect Halloween movie mar...

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