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The Hunger Games Movie Review

The Hunger Games Movie Review

Alexis F., Reporter

May 10, 2012


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On Friday, March 23rd, The Hunger Games made history in the box offices. The book turned movie made a staggering $59.3 million dollars, and ended the opening weekend with an overall $214 million dollars. The movie critics are expecting it to make much more as it continues to attract a wider audience...

Book Review: Sarah’s Key

Book Review: Sarah’s Key

Lawren D., Reporter

May 10, 2012


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I recently read a thought-provoking and entertaining novel, Sarah’s Key, authored by Tatiana de Rosnay.  Sarah’s Key is a page turner full of history, drama, and surprises.  The novel starts out in Paris, France, in the year 1942.  A young Jewish girl, Sarah, and her family are living during the...

That’s SO French Show

Devon Bartholf, Managing Editor

April 7, 2012


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On Tuesday, April 3rd, Madame Mayer’s French students put on a terrific performance before the beginning of spring break.  This year’s theme focused on classic Disney movies such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Ratatouille, The Aristocrats, The Pink Panther, Phantom of the Opera, and The Little...

Padua Gets Artsy

Padua Gets Artsy

April 1, 2012


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The Hussian School of Art has announced its award winners for their annual high school poster contest. The theme this year was “Portmanteau”, defined as a word or morpheme whose spelling and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more words together. Many girls from Padua Academy were awa...

“The Producers” is a Hit

“The Producers” is a Hit

Chaney G., Managing Editor

March 29, 2012


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The opening weekend of Salesianum School Theater's production of "The Producers" made one thing clear: this show is a hit. Sallies' auditorium was packed each night as word spread that this show was not one to miss. If you have yet to see it, take my advice and get there! Salesianum's Nick Castillo...

Review: Torches

Review:  Torches

Kaitlyn M., Reporter

March 21, 2012


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Foster the People, an American indie band from California went viral last summer with their hit "Pumped Up Kicks."  Mark Foster, lead singer of Foster People, released "Pumped Up Kicks" in early 2010 and later signed a record deal in May 2010.  By July of 2011, "Pumped Up Kicks" topped the charts reaching...

Review: Up All Night

Review:  Up All Night

Abby S., Reporter

March 19, 2012


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One Direction is a “boy band,”consisting of five young men: Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson, their ages ranging from 18-20 years old. They originally auditioned for the United Kingdom’s X-Factor, but were rejected in the X-Factor’s “boot camp” and put ...

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...

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