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Italianos Review

Italianos Review

Maria S. '20, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Italiano’s, located in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, serves Italian dishes that taste just like an Italian grandmother cooked it up for her family. The small, intimate atmosphere provides a cozy and relaxed feeling, but make sure reservations are made, because seats fill up fast! The menu at Italiano’s...

The Grudge Review (2020)

The Grudge Review (2020)

Anya B. '23, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Grudge (2020) The Grudge is a well-known saga that started in 2004 about a Japanese curse. A new movie was added to the series recently and needless to say: It was awful. The movie is about a cop in a new town that gets assigned a case that relates to the house where the curse is and the curse gets...

Cats Movie Review

Cats Movie Review

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

January 19, 2020

The film Cats, directed by Tom Hooper, was an utter disappointment filled with awkward dialogue and shaky camera angles that will remain an iconic mistake for the rest of 2020. The original version of Cats was a Broadway play introduced to the world in May, 1981. It received amazing reviews and feedback...

Struts Review

Struts Review

Megan D. '21, Reporter

January 19, 2020

Struts Concert Review 5/5 Stars The Struts are a small band from Derby, United Kingdom. They recently performed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 28, 2019. The night was filled with much excitement and noise. The venue of the concert was set at the Fillmore Philadelphia. The Struts have been...

Center City Restaurant Week

Center City Restaurant Week

Maria S. '20, Reporter

January 14, 2020

Maria Smith Center City Restaurant Week allows you to dive into a world of delicious, gourmet cuisine right from some of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants in Center City. Participants are able to make reservations for either a $20 3-course lunch or $35 four-course dinner, with restaurants ranging...

Is Black Friday shopping worth it?

Is Black Friday shopping worth it?

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Is Black Friday shopping worth it? With the holiday season upon us, many shoppers are looking to find deals on products and goods, whether it be online or in stores. Black Friday, which is the busiest shopping day of the year, can fulfill the holiday shopping sprees, while Cyber Monday is very similar....

10 Christmas Movie to Watch with your Friends

10 Christmas Movie to Watch with your Friends

Anya B. '23, Reporter

November 20, 2019

The holidays are right around the corner, which means cookies, Christmas movies, and fighting tooth and nail to buy presents. This also means iconic, fun, and entertaining Christmas movies. Here are ten Christmas movies that you can watch with your friends to get you in the holiday spirit! 10. Krampus For ...

“Countdown” Review

“Countdown” Review

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

November 20, 2019

“Countdown” is one of the newest thriller movies that just came out in theaters on October 25th, 2019. The movie has 82% rating of people liking this movie. The director of “Countdown” is Justin Dec. The movie is a thriller produced by Sean Anders, John Rickard, Warren Zide, and John Morris. T...

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Rating: 4.5 Stars   The Broadway hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has been on the stage since July 10, 2015. The current cast consists of Roman Banks, Alex Boniello, and Jared Goldsmith. The original cast of the musical consisted of Mike Faist, Rachel Bay Jones, and Emmy Award-winning star Ben ...

Put Your Halloween Decorations Away, It’s Time for Christmas

Put Your Halloween Decorations Away, It’s Time for Christmas

Jordyn C. '20, Writer

November 18, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, preparing for Christmas festivities and anticipating that nice long break off of school. Students of Padua Academy can hardly wait for the stress of midterms and the end of the first semester to be out of the way to be able to take a deep breath and enjoy th...

Is “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” truly scary?

Is “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” truly scary?

Anya B. '23, Reporter

November 9, 2019

The well-known children's book “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” by Alvin Schwartz, gave children nightmarish fears to haunt them during their childhood. The book was turned into a motion picture, directed by André Øvredal, and it brought those nightmares to life in a different way that the...

Are College Visits Worth It?

Are College Visits Worth It?

November 5, 2019

It’s a routine commonly found in the fall semester for junior and senior Padua students: they visit colleges they’re interested in, listen to the half-hour talk given by the representative, and begin to form an opinion about several of their college options. But how helpful are these thirty-minute...

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