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Forge Acapella Enthusiasts Find Their Voice

Forge Acapella Enthusiasts Find Their Voice

Gaby Christian, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

“The most important thing in acapella is the ability to work together and really listen to each other,” Brielle Melendez (‘17) said. After going to the first meeting, it is very clear that Forge’s acapella group, The Rolling Tones, definitely has that. Acapella is music made without any instrumen...

“Please Clap” for Forges 2016 Improv Troupe!

Sophia Dalberg, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The Forge improv troupe "Please Clap," run by Mr. Marcus Salley, have announced the 2016-2017 members. The team was chosen out of the large group of kids that auditioned taking the best of the bunch. The team is: Claudio Manno Diana Shoup Jack Stafford Nasr Abd'alim Mattie Gavin James...

Fall Crew for Language of Angels Announced

Sophia Dalberg, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The fall Forge show Language of Angels crew has been announced. The technical crew will be traveling to the VTA show this October, and will run all the technical elements during the school shows this November. The crew is: Stage Manager – Cameron Brown Asst. Stage Manager – Arianna Ponce Pr...

Game Schedule Week 10/10

James Mims, Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports, Student Life

Varsity Volleyball plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 5pm 10/10 Jv Field Hockey plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 5:30pm 10/10 Varsity Field Hockey plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 7pm 10/10 Freshman Football plays away at Hylton 7pm 10/10 Jv Volleyball play home against Gar-Fi...

Songs For Our Mothers Album Review

Songs For Our Mothers Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

April 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Styles: glam punk, folk, “Scary Sounds of Halloween” CDs Others: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Jack Name, Suicide Is there any dispute that the era of musical shock has been long nullified, that controversial music in some fashion is an outdated gimmick? Velvet Underground’s influential maste...

Safe Eats

Jackie Anderson, Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

People often underestimate the effect of allergies on a person’s life. For people with allergies it is a full time job making sure that they don’t eat something they’re not supposed to. “(Going to the grocery store is like) reading a book. It’s going down the aisles and judging whether or...

Forge Drama’s “Afflicted” places first at conferences, third at regionals

Hannah Feeken, Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The cast and crew of “Afflicted: Daughters of Salem,” the winter VHSL competition show, competed in their Conference on Saturday, February 6th. They won first place and moved on to Regionals. The judges recognized Kennedy Buechner, who played the leading role of Abigail Williams, with an Outstanding...

Forge Drama presents the 6th Annual One-Act Playwriting Festival

Talon Staff

February 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Forge Drama presents its 6th Annual One-Act Playwriting Festival Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM. This year’s festival will feature four student-written and student-directed plays: “Stepsiblings,” by Jack Rogers; “Photographs,” by Izzy Contreras; “6th Wheel,” by Christina White; and “We’re...

Mutant Album Review

Mutant Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

January 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

In Arca’s universe, the unattainable reaches of the mind are despotic. Subconscious impulses and uncharted insecurities radiate through his art, teetering between the physical, outer perception of oneself and the restless corruption that subsides. On last year’s debut full length, Xen, the 25 year old Venezuelan producer, real name A...

Krampus? More like CRAPmus.

Krampus? More like CRAPmus.

Jackie Anderson, Reporter

January 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

I went into see Krampus with high hopes for a thrilling, scary movie against the background of a happy holiday. I came out utterly disappointed. The movie starts out with a scene that’s supposed to remind the audience how corrupt Christmas has become. People are fighting for gifts amongst a plethor...

VEGA INTL. Night School Album Review

VEGA INTL. Night School Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Styles: synth funk, disco psychedelia, poptron Similar: Small Black, Ariel Pink, Wild Nothing, Prince In a moment of baptismal self-indulgence, “Hit Parade” ascends from nothing into a fickle mélange of gleaming synth chirps, anxious reverse percussion, and phantom vocal snippets, starting out ...

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