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My Journey to Find Yeast During a Pandemic

Images of some of the recipes I’ve made using my yeast. Beginning with the top left image, I have made pita bread, rolls, kolaches (Polish danishes), Easter Bread (anise-flavored sweet bread), bagels, Italian bread, focaccia bread, more pita, and cinnamon rolls.

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

May 20, 2020

Over the past 50 days of self-isolation, there has been one thing that I desperately want but can’t find: yeast. I love yeast. I need it to bake bread, rolls, doughnuts, cinnamon buns, and much more. Without yeast, I have no way to do these things that I love.  And, while struggling to find yeast, I have ...

The Importance of Black History Month

Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Barack Obama are all important figures in American history. However, in teaching Black History Month, other successful African-Americans are often ignored, like Pauli Murray and Bayard Rustin.

Mary M. '21, Reporter

February 27, 2020

The Importance of Black History Month Growing up, I rarely saw people on TV that looked like me. I loved watching Disney Channel, but every family on their TV shows was white and cookie-cutter perfect. I wanted to look like this and be what I considered “perfect.” I wanted to have a nice white family...

Please Stop Making Cinderella Remakes

On IMDB, over 200 movies, TV series, and shorts have the name “Cinderella” in their title. This doesn’t even count the large number of Cinderella-inspired stories that don’t have “Cinderella” in their title.

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

February 27, 2020

The story of Cinderella is a childhood classic: A poor maid abused by her stepfamily meets her prince at a ball, she runs away from him, he finds her, and they live together happily ever after. This story spread far and wide to almost every country and culture. However, the plot line is so common that...

Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

February 25, 2020

Producing a play can take months of preparation and advanced planning, but with great effort comes excellent results. Padua’s theater program has been rehearsing for months in order for Mamma Mia to be a success. Students from Padua along with the male students from Cab Calloway School of the Arts,...

Opinion: “DoLittle”

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

February 22, 2020

The movie Dolittle recently came out in theaters, and to say the least, I loved it. This movie showed a great importance of compassion and determination with animals, not just humans. Dolittle was directed by Stephen Gaghan and the producers were Susan Downey, Joe Roth, and Jeff Kirschenbaum. The main...

Fantasy Island

Official Movie Poster from IMBb

Anya B. '23, Reporter

February 22, 2020

Fantasy Island is a thriller based on the 70’s television show where people would fly to an island and their greatest fantasy would become reality. In this movie however, the guest’s fantasies become their worst nightmare. The movie stars Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, Michael Pena, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy...

Music of Today: Unique or Overdone

Grammy winning artist Billie Eillish

Anya B. '23, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Music has evolved over the past few decades. From the happy era of the 50’s to the rock era of the 70’s, each decade has their own style of music, but could today's style be getting old? In this article I’m going to talk about my opinions on today’s music, and spoiler alert: it’s not the best....

Opinion: “The Turning”

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

February 10, 2020

The Turning is a thriller movie featuring Finn Wolfhard, known for his role in Stranger Things and IT 2. Other than Wolfhard, the main actors are Mackenzie Davis, Denna Thomsen, Barbara Marten, and Joely Richardson.This movie was released on January 24th. The director of The Turning is Floria Sigismondi...

What’s it like on the dance team

The dance team performing at halftime during a Padua basketball game.

Patty L. 23', Reporter

February 4, 2020

Padua Academy has an incredible dance team. The team is coached by Coach Tori and AJ. They meet two times a week. The girls always give 100% during practice and always give their all. When asked what a normal practice is like it is described as very hard by Shannon Grier, a freshman at Padua. A normal...

Opinion: Little Women

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

February 4, 2020

“Little Women” has caught the attention of many viewers. This movie had 95% people liking it according to Rotten Tomatoes. The background had lots of meaning to it, but also a great amount of sisterhood, friendship, and hope shown throughout the movie. The director of “Little Women” is Greta...

De La Coeur Café et Pâtisserie Review

A wide variety of De La Coeur Café's pastries.

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Taking a trip to De La Coeur Café could be the best way to start someone’s day off right. Owned by Gretchen Brizendine and Alex Sianni, two Delaware natives, “From the Heart” Cafe is a local restaurant with a mouthwatering menu filled with pastries, creative dishes, and a wide variety of heavenly...

Shane Dawson Beauty Series Review

Jeffree Star Cosmetics (in partnership with Morphe)

Jordyn C. '20, Reporter

January 27, 2020

The Secret World of Jeffree Star: Shane Dawson Series Review The 30 year old Youtuber infamously known for his conspiracy videos and long documentaries that have hit number one on the YouTube trending page, wrapped up the series. ‘The Secret World of Jeffree Star’ was released in October of 2019...

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