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Coco: Another Masterpiece from Pixar

Coco: Another Masterpiece from Pixar

Stella W. '19, Writer

December 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review

Pixar is known for producing stunningly animated and emotionally packed films. Coco is no exception. With extraordinary visuals and deep cultural significance, this new film is on its way to becoming a classic. Directed by Lee Unkrich, Coco explores the whimsicality of childhood dreams through the M...

Midterm Preparation

Midterm Preparation

Meaghan O. '20, Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Review, Student News

Midterms occur during a strenuous time, causing students to stress out. Although midterms may seem overwhelming at times, there are several things that students can do to start preparing now. Most importantly, don’t stress. Teachers will tell you this 100 times and eventually you’ll have to listen...

Padua Students’ Favorite Christmas Movies

Padua Students’ Favorite Christmas Movies

Dani F. '18, Reporter

December 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Review, Student News, Top Stories

Christmas is almost here and Padua has been buzzing about the holiday season. Everyone hates rushing around, trying to get their last minute gifts, but can also agree that sitting down to watch Christmas movies is a favorite tradition. Whether the movie is an old classic or a new Hallmark romance, thes...

Pacific Daydream – Weezer

Pacific Daydream – Weezer

Nicole O. '20, Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review, People

       Weezer just released their latest album, Pacific Daydream, on October 27, 2017. The band consists of River Cuomo (singer), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar), and Scott Shriner (bass guitar). Their first album was released on May 10, 1994, which was a self titled a...

No Further Explanation; Just Reputation

No Further Explanation; Just Reputation

Meaghan O. '20, Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Review, People, Top Stories

Taylor Swift is a 27 year old, world known American singer and songwriter who grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania and fell in love with music at a young age. Swift spent a lot of time traveling with her mom, Andrea Swift, looking to pursue a career in music. While traveling, Swift stopped in Nashville ofte...

Why I Love Concerts

Why I Love Concerts

Dani F. '18, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Review

     In the past five years, I’ve been to nearly 50 concerts of all different genres, in all different settings, and in all different states. The furthest I’ve ever gone for a concert is Las Vegas, NV last year for the iHeartRadio Music Festival, but I would probably go even furthe...

Tale as Old as Time: Beauty and the Beast Movie Review

Tale as Old as Time: Beauty and the Beast Movie Review

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review

In 1991, Disney released the classic “Beauty and the Beast” movie and now almost twenty six years later, the movie underwent a modern metamorphosis. Starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, the movie tells the tale of a prince who was transformed into a beast because of his unkind heart, which only...

La La Land: Fantasy Meets Reality

La La Land: Fantasy Meets Reality

Gabrielle C. '18, Associate Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Imagine that you were able to step back in time to a classy and vintage Hollywood,  with realistic struggles of making it big as a celebrity, and the end result is La La Land. This PG-13 movie is not only filled with A-list celebrities, but also gives you this old time feeling of a more classic H...

Mrs. Mann’s Favorite Christmas Songs

Mrs. Mann’s Favorite Christmas Songs

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

December 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review, People

Many students and teachers have already begun to get into the Christmas spirit. The tree is decorated in the Cafe, and Christmas music can be heard throughout the halls. This year, Padua Academy’s Head of School , Mrs. Mann, tells us her top ten Christmas songs and the reasons why she enjoys them dur...

Top 10 Christmas Dishes

Top 10 Christmas Dishes

Niki D. '20, Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review, Top Stories

With Christmas quickly approaching, we all eagerly wait for presents and also Christmas dinner. So if you are in need of a quick idea of Christmas dishes here are the top 10 Christmas dishes.   Apple Cider Apple cider is a delightful drink that is best served warm. You can be extravagant...

Top 10 Halloween Costumes

Top 10 Halloween Costumes

Maddie Z. '18, Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review

With Halloween quickly approaching, the need for a fun and appropriate costume for both the weather and school is rising. This year, Halloween falls on a Monday and there are less than three weeks to pull a costume together. If you like to plan ahead or are a last minute person, here are the top ten be...

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