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Mamma Mia: Behind the Scenes

Mamma Mia: Behind the Scenes

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Plays can be dated back to as early as the fifth century. From the very first years of drama, theater has been an iconic part of global history. A lot of times we appreciate the show itself, but how often do we think about the events leading up to it? What does it take to prepare such a massive produ...

Top 20 Christmas Songs of 2019 (so far)

Top 20 Christmas Songs of 2019 (so far)

Anya B. '23, Reporter

December 5, 2019

This list was written by “Pop Vortex.” The list shows 100 songs but this list was shortened down to the first 20. The list was last updated by iTunes on December 1st, 2019. All I Want for Christmas is you- Mirah Carey Released on October 24, 1994 with 10.8 million listens a day Last Christmas-...

Impeachment: What You Need To Know

Impeachment: What You Need To Know

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

November 12, 2019

  "The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” -U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 4 On September 24, a formal impeachment inquiry w...

Your Amazon Alexa Could Actually Be Spying On You

Your Amazon Alexa Could Actually Be Spying On You

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

November 11, 2019

Recent studies have shown that the Amazon Alexa could actually be tracking everything we are saying. With this information many individuals are now skeptical in using these devices.  “I fear that the Amazon Alexa could be spying on my, so I fear to keep it on all the time.” says Senior Mas...

Attention All Hunger Games Fans

Attention All Hunger Games Fans

Jordan C. '20, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Four years after the final movie of The Hunger Games series was released, fans will be pleased to hear that Suzanne Collins, the author of the beloved trilogy, has announced a new book. In October of 2019, Collins announced that the title of the book would be called, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Sna...

History of Halloween

History of Halloween

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

October 29, 2019

October is here and with it comes the Halloween hype! Although Halloween is a popular holiday among different countries and cultures, the history of Halloween is less known. What comes to mind when Halloween is mentioned? Maybe the spooky decorations of bats, ghosts, witches, and other ghoulish cr...

Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Features

Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Features

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

October 20, 2019

Teenagers on social media are pressured into getting the most attention or most likes and comments on a post everyday. It’s increasingly affecting teenagers' mental health. Instagram is notorious for cyber bullying, along with Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms. Instagram is still be...

Triple Camera Controversy: Introducing the iPhone 11

Triple Camera Controversy: Introducing the iPhone 11

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Apple iPhones are known world-wide. Whether it’s for their high quality camera or numerous apps, their iconic phones are famous all around the globe. Recently, the Apple Company has released a new and improved iPhone. The iPhone 11 features two different lenses on its back exterior. One lens is an...

Do Padua Students know Popular Movie Quotes?

Do Padua Students know Popular Movie Quotes?

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

May 10, 2019

Many people watch movies their parents or even grandparents watched. The longevity of a film can depend on the quotability of the film. A survey of 330 was done to see if Padua students knew ten iconic quotes. The movie that the quotes were from included Jaws, Terminator, Forrest Gump, Frankenstein,...

Five Feet Apart: An Unoriginal Concept

Five Feet Apart: An Unoriginal Concept

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

May 7, 2019

“Five Feet Apart” is a classic romance between two teenagers with cystic fibrosis that premiered on March 15, 2019. Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson star in the so-called love story of the year, directed by Justin Baldoni. While you may shed tears, you might be brought back to an all-too-fami...

Why Does Instagram Want to Hide Its Users Like Count?

Why Does Instagram Want to Hide Its Users Like Count?

Ava R. '19, Editor

May 7, 2019

Rumor has it that Instagram is considering hiding the amount of likes users get. Only the person who posted the picture will be able to see how many likes they received, but their followers will not. Instagram's main purpose for trying out the new feature is to make this social media platform what ...

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