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Oscars 2012

Oscars 2012

Abby S., Reporter

March 15, 2012


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Stars, dresses, and Oscars galore! On Sunday, February 26, 2012, the 84th Annual Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, brought a close to the 2012 award season. This year’s host was Billy Crystal, who has hosted the Oscars eight times before. Originally, Eddie Murphy was set to be the show’s host...

Review: How To Succeed On Broadway

Review:  How To Succeed On Broadway

Marissa B.

March 7, 2012


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About a year ago, the Broadway show “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” took New York City’s Al Hirschfeild Theatre by storm. With it’s hilarious antics, catchy tunes, and phenomenal actors, the show has drawn theatre fans from all over the world. The show’s current cast includes...

The Grammys

The Grammys

Kaitlin M., Reporter

February 21, 2012


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  The 54th Grammy Award Show is music’s biggest night. Artists from all genres and backgrounds come together and compete for the most prestigious awards. Any music fan, no matter if you are into country, pop, R&B, or rock, would have enjoyed this year’s Grammys. Performances from the b...

The Hunger Games Phenomenon Begins

The Hunger Games Phenomenon Begins

Chaney G., Managing Editor

February 16, 2012


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Unless you’ve been living in a cave or under a rock, you’ve doubtless heard words like “tribute,” “arena,” or “Katniss,” swirling around your circle of friends. This is because The Hunger Games sensation has begun sweeping the nation. It seems that everywhere you look, someone is plowing t...

Gone too soon: The Passing of Whitney Houston

Gone too soon: The Passing of Whitney Houston

Brandi Bey, Opinion's Editor

February 14, 2012


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Whitney Houston’s of stardom and glory ended abruptly in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel during one of the most important weekends of the year:  Grammy Weekend. Investigators are speculating that it will be weeks before they will know the cause of death as many grieve over the sudden lose of...

Funny Movies Headed Our Way

Funny Movies Headed Our Way

Emily B., Reporter

February 14, 2012


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When you've just had a bad day, or you are extremely bored at home, a trip to the movies can be the perfect cure. Comedies, especially, have a way of turning bad days around. If you need a good laugh, these are some upcoming movies that might turn your bad day into a good one.This Means War is movie is a...

The Golden Globes

Nicole B., Reporter

January 30, 2012


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On Sunday January 15, 2012, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) held its annual Golden Globe award ceremony. The HFPA is a non-profit organization that has donated more than twelve million dollars to fund scholarships and other programs and charities for incoming television and film...

Review: War Horse

Review: War Horse

Shannon H., Reporter

January 11, 2012


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War Horse, Steven Spielberg’s latest masterpiece, hit theaters on Christmas Day.  The film follows the story of a young spirited colt named Joey who is raised by a teenager in rural England around the outbreak of World War I.  The film stars Hollywood up-and-comer Jeremy Irvine as the horse’s owner, a...

Dyrdek’s “Fantasy Factory” is a Fantasy Made Reality

Dyrdek’s “Fantasy Factory” is a Fantasy Made Reality

Ashlyn I., Reporter

January 9, 2012


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Can you imagine how cool it would be to live out your greatest fantasy or desire? Most people would jump at the chance. Professional skateboarder, Rob Dyrdek, is one man who made his “fantasy life” a reality. He’s the star of a show on MTV called "Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory." This show consis...

The “Maine” Event

The “Maine” Event

Emma L., Reporter

January 9, 2012


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Late last year three bands took the stage in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at a venue called the Chameleon Club. The first band to hit the stage was a band called Bad Rabbits. They entertained the crowd with their catchy songs and choreographed dances that definitely left an impression on the audience. Th...

Top Songs of 2011

Top Songs of 2011

December 29, 2011


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2011 was a very momentous year for the musical industry. The industry produced many different types of songs ranging from angry breakup songs to sappy love songs. Even though there were many incredible songs read on to find out which songs the Padua 360 staff thought came out on top. 10. “Raise...

Top Tech Trends of 2011

Top Tech Trends of 2011

Shannon H., with Kait M.

December 29, 2011


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2011 has been an impressive year for technology. From the new Iphone 4s to the Kindle Fire, new technology is sure to be topping many students’ wish lists. One newer piece of technology on many teens’ wish list is the Xbox 360 Kinect. In 2011 the Xbox 360 kinect went viral. With controller-free...

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