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The Agent Intellect Album Review

The Agent Intellect Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

October 13, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Detroit post-punk band Protomartyr makes music for fistfights in dim alleyways.

$919 on Prom: Too much?

April 27, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

According to the 2014 VISA Prom Spending Survey, the average American family spent $919 on prom last year. Vote below to let us know what you think.

Sour Soul Album Review

Sour Soul Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Being informed of a collaboration album between veteran rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah and Canadian jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD invoked one thought mainly - “Didn’t they both just release albums?” While definitely excited to listen, I had reluctance going into this album, especially...

Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

Luke Hillmer, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Kingsman is a very fun movie. That being said, I want to point out that this movie is very violent, and when I say that, I mean that this movie features a character who gets a flag pole stabbed into him, shoved through his body, and out of his mouth.  I found that there are three sides to this ...

The Ten Best Albums of 2014

The Ten Best Albums of 2014

April 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features

From Sun Kil Moon's "Benji" to D'Angelo's "Black Messiah," we look back at 2014's best music.

Into The Night Tour: Concert Review

Amber Roca, Photo Editor

March 12, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Imagine Dragons:Into The Night Concert Review Friday, February 28th, Imagine Dragons took the stage of the Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, VA. Accompanied by other Alternative bands: Nico Vega and The Naked and Famous.   Nico Vega and The Naked and Famous both brought a more Alternati...

Austin Crow: One Man Band

Austin Crow: One Man Band

Luke Hillmer, Journalist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

In a small corner in the Guitar Centre’s 2012 Battle of the Blues, a young man holding a guitar hooked up to a few copper shielded Egrator stereos and strummed out a tune that echoed throughout the room. When he finished the song, a small applause and a “Whoop!” came from his audience, he calm...

Arctic Monkeys: Effortlessly Cool

Arctic Monkeys: Effortlessly Cool

Katie Bashista, Feature's editor

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

One of the best musical groups to come out of England, the Arctic Monkeys, are making their way across the pond to start a U.S. tour and we’re lucky enough to be one of their stops. The Arctic Monkeys are an indie rock band native to Sheffield, England that consists of Alex Turner (lead singer/lead ...

Warning: Explicit Content Below

Warning: Explicit Content Below

Lauren Collis, Reporter

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

In "The Wolf of Wall Street", Leonardo DiCaprio plays a stockbroker named Jordan Belfort who swindles millions of dollars from investors through his sketchy stockbroking firm. DiCaprio’s character starts off as an eager, uncorrupted new guy on Wall-Street, but quickly spirals out of control when he be...

Aleyse Shannon: Aspiring Off-Broadway Performer

Juliana May, Feautures Staff

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Most students have been participating in their favorite sport or club since they were little, but this wasn’t the case for Alyese. In eighth grade Alyese participated in a mandatory school play, her introduction into the world of drama. “Moral of the story: you don’t have to start something...

Kenya Holland: Comitting to Princeton Basketball

February 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

“When I first got the call, I was excited, but completely overwhelmed at the same time. It was a call I never expected, and I certainly didn’t think I would actually end up going there,” said Kenya Holland (‘14). She is a senior that is a 4 year varsity basketball star with a 4.375 GPA and is...

Students Are Talking: What is your opinion on Miley Cyrus?

Katie Bashista, Features Editor

October 7, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

-”Billy Ray Cyrus should be ashamed.”- Emily Wolf (‘15) -”I enjoy her hair and I like ‘We Can’t Stop’.”- Caleb Stark (‘16) -”It’s an awesome publicity stunt.” -Zack Sudbeck (‘15) -”She tries to express her feelings in interesting ways.”- Kiara Greene (‘15) - “She need...

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