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Hamilton: the American phenomenon

Hamilton: the American phenomenon

Katie Spillman, Photo Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under A & E

Six long months after purchasing my tickets, I waited in a crowd of around 300 people outside of the Fox. They, like my family, had heard all the raving about this new musical and decided that the night was worth a few hundred, or in some cases, thousands of dollars. In fact, most everyone I know has heard of it...

Love, Simon review

Love, Simon review

Carly Anderson, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief Intern

April 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, movies

  Since its release March 14, “Love, Simon” has earned over $43 million in worldwide box office sales, more than double its $17 million budget. As one of 20th Century Fox’s first gay coming-of-age films, “Love, Simon” was a calculated risk that definitely paid off. With its relatable characters, dive...

Lorde’s “Melodrama” World Tour Review

Lorde’s “Melodrama” World Tour Review

Gabe Davis, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, music

Almost four years after the release of “Pure Heroine,” Lorde unveiled her long-awaited sophomore album “Melodrama.” It distinguishes itself from “Pure Heroine” in several ways. Thematically, Lorde turned away from teenage life and suburbia to explore adulthood, fame and heartbreak. Re-imagining her ...

Jazz Coffee House Review

Jazz Coffee House Review

Maria Newton, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under A & E

The annual Jazz Coffee House concert is one of the best showcases of the music program. This year, the casual event, intended to be more of a social gathering than a formal concert, featured the Jazz Choir, multiple Jazz Band combinations and Studio Jazz choir. The Jazz Coffee House is a unique event in t...

Spring break staycations

Spring break staycations

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under A & E

It’s that time of year again: classes are either slowing down or hitting hard, all in preparation for a long awaited spring break. Unfortunately, between spring sports practices, unaligned breaks between districts and the busy schedules that students and their families are accustomed to, not everyone...

Lunchroom memes: an AirDrop Phenomenon*

Lunchroom memes: an AirDrop Phenomenon*

Justin Cupps and Katie Spillman

March 23, 2018


Filed under A & E, the broken compass

With iPhones rife throughout the student body and the rising popularity of internet memes, the cafeteria is a hotbed for a new Postmodern-Surrealism communal art exhibit of AirDroppedTM lunchroom memes. “I was on my phone with my friend one time and we were going through pictures, and then we rememb...

The story behind Fortnite

The story behind Fortnite

Derek Isele, Staff Writter

March 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, games

If you go to anyone in this school and ask them if they know what “Fortnite” is, they will almost certainly say yes, which is kind of strange. Games have blown up in popularity before, but have never quite seen the exposure that Fortnite has gotten. Even people who don’t play games know of Fort...

Brockhampton concert review

Brockhampton concert review

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under A & E, music

The “All-American boy band” Brockhampton rocked the stage at the Pageant on Tuesday, Feb. 20, having a sold out concert despite the freezing rain and unpredictable forecast. The group consists of 15 individual artists who are currently traveling across the United States for their tour Love your ...

Black Panther: reviews from two staffers

Black Panther: reviews from two staffers

March 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, movies

Black Panther premiered in the United States on Feb. 16 and it is currently the top grossing film in the United States for 2018 with over $1 billion in box office sales. The film was widely anticipated for its cultural significance as the first superhero movie in which a black superhero is the main c...

Flowan app remains in the pilot stages

Flowan app remains in the pilot stages

Katie Spillman, Photo Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under A & E

When first asked to try Flowan, an app in its beta form, I was excited to see a brand new concept before it hit the market. Flowan utilizes fictional stories in a mock social media app to create an alternate form of entertainment. When I logged in to the app, I picked one of four fictional profiles to ...

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