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Painting a Picture of Self-Expression

Painting a Picture of Self-Expression

Emily M. '22, Reporter

February 18, 2019


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Art can be observed in a variety of forms, styles, and methods. From singing and playing instruments to sketching and modeling clay, the means of self-expression can seem limitless. For artists, these possibilities can be seen as creative outlets, and ways to show feeling and emotion. Mrs. Vitollo, h...

Kelsy Karter’s Tattoo Stunt: An Ingenious Marketing Strategy

Kelsy Karter’s Tattoo Stunt: An Ingenious Marketing Strategy

Devon C. '22, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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Kelsy Karter, a 25-year-old singer from New Zealand, was going through a hard time last April. “My dog diva died [and] my relationship ended,” said Karter on her YouTube account. “The last thing I wanted to do was write another sad song about it.” Her friend, Ant, saw Harry Styles on her lockscr...

Padua and Salesianum Theater: A Balancing Act

Padua and Salesianum Theater: A Balancing Act

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

February 4, 2019


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Caroline Achenbach, a junior, heads to Salesianum School as soon as the 2:35 bell rings for a two hour rehearsal in The Who’s “Tommy.” After that, she drives back to Padua for a several hour dance rehearsal for Padua’s musical, “Anything Goes.” Only after that does she go home to grab dinner...

A Successful Spaghetti Dinner

A Successful Spaghetti Dinner

Emily M. '22, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under A&E, Padua Academy A-Z, Student News

Pasta, salad, and singing! Oh my! On Friday night, Padua’s theatre department held its 7th annual Spaghetti Dinner, its biggest fundraiser of the year. Funds from the dinner will go toward necessities such as costumes and technical equipment for this year’s musical production of Anything Goes. A...

“Bandersnatch”: A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure That May Leave You Wanting More

“Bandersnatch”: A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure That May Leave You Wanting More

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review

Black Mirror fans are a particularly eager bunch. So when “Bandersnatch,” the newest installment of Charlie Brooker’s series was released on Dec. 28, 2018, theories and comprehensive flowcharts quickly filled the Internet, opinions varying wildly. The premise of the standalone film is simple: a...

Bird Box Challenge Results in Injuries

Bird Box Challenge Results in Injuries

Mackenzie S. '22, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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The Netflix original movie “Bird Box,” released on Dec. 13, 2018 and starring Sandra Bullock, has stirred up a new online challenge. “Bird Box” is about a woman named Malorie who has to try to survive an evil entity that is fighting against her, forcing her to wear a blindfold to avoid the evi...

International Art Event, “Art Basel,” Miami Beach 2018

International Art Event, “Art Basel,” Miami Beach 2018

Ava R. '19, Editor

December 13, 2018


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Art Basel in Miami beach was held from Dec. 5th to Dec. 8th. This four day long event brings together art from all around the world with exhibitions, events, and art world talks running all day long. Art Basel is held annually in Basel, Switzerland; Miami Beach, Florida; the Wynwood Art District in Mia...

Iceland Foods Commercial Banned

Iceland Foods Commercial Banned

Devon C. '22, Reporter

December 8, 2018


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Twenty-five orangutans die daily and our shampoo, foods, and according to an advertisement for Iceland Foods, palm oil is to blame. Iceland Foods, a grocery store in the United Kingdom, attempted to release a commercial announcing that, with the intentions of protecting these animals, they are rem...

Do You Need a Break?

Do You Need a Break?

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

December 6, 2018


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94% of American teens from ages 13 to 17 have social media and a whopping 29,400,000 of 42 million users check their platforms every day, according to the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Not only do they just visit their social media, many obsess over whether they are gaining or losing followers, m...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion/Review

The second installment of the Fantastic Beasts series was released Nov. 16, 2018. However, “Crimes of Grindelwald” was not met with quite the same excitement as the first one. Why? Audiences fell in love with J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. This was thanks to thre...

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