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Foster the People takes on The Mann

Foster the People takes on The Mann

Angelina M., Reporter

September 13, 2012


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Three years ago, Foster the People was unknown and just discovering themselves, and now they are sell outs for a show of fourteen thousand loving fans. Three months ago on June fourteenth, the indie electronica-influenced pop/rock band Foster the People, known for their hit single “Pumped Up Kicks,” put on a phenom...

American Idol Season 11 Review

American Idol Season 11 Review

Abby S., with Emma L.

May 31, 2012


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American Idol kicked off its 11th season this year with the traditional line-up: auditions, Hollywood week, then live shows. Breaking tradition, there was a top 13 instead of a top 12. The judges brought back contestant, Jermaine Jones to sing in the live shows, but he was eliminated shortly after. The...

Summer Concerts

Summer Concerts

Emma L., Reporter

May 22, 2012


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Concerts are the perfect opportunity to celebrate something so influential to this generation. They allow us to watch  our celebrity role models, do what they do best: sing. Concerts are a place to let loose  and have a good time. Somewhere where you can sing along even though you are off key. A place...

Review: Titanic 3D

Review: Titanic 3D

Sarah T., Reporter

May 15, 2012


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Based on the true story of its doomed voyage across the Atlantic, The Titanic has proved to be one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. During the 3 hour movie, the audience is enthralled by the star-crossed lover plot whilst they get a glimpse into the horror the passengers of The Titanic ...

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...

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