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Ap art show coming soon

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2012

The Art department will be hosting its annual AP Art show on Monday. The show will display all the AP art students’ work, featuring those in sculpture, drawing, and photo. The students will have all their work put up in the commons for those to come around and enjoy, as well as have the opportunity...

Dark reviews for Dark Shadows

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 15, 2012

Tim Burton really used to be something. With “Beetlejuice,” “Batman,” “Ed Wood,” and “Edward Scissorhands,” the acclaimed director was known for his weird and wonderful work. While he still throws the occasional classic at us (the fantastic “Corpse Bride,” “Big Fish,” and the...

The Avengers soars to the top

The Avengers soars to the top

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 7, 2012

Some might call me obsessive, anti-social and just flat out weird for being this way, but I’ve been a Marvel fanboy as long as I’ve been alive. Fascinated by the Spider-Man and X-Men cartoons, dazzled by Hulk toys and spellbound by the original Spider-Man movie poster.  The poster was simple…elegant..beautiful...

Set sail for a hilarious time

Set sail for a hilarious time

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 4, 2012

You might not know Aardman Animations by name, but I’ll be darned if you haven’t seen their work. The company got started with various commercials and shorts before breaking out with a trio of shorts you may know as “Wallace and Gromit.” That crafty duo won Oscars and accolades for the company....

Bones is back and better than before

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2012

The long-awaited return of Bones to TV after the prolonged break due to lead Emily Deschanel’s pregnancy lived up to the expectations of viewers, telling both a fascinating forensic science case and welcoming possibly the most anticipated character of the series’ history (minimal spoilers will be ...

The Cabin in the Woods brings scare back to the cinema

The Cabin in the Woods brings scare back to the cinema

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

April 25, 2012

The horror genre has become its own joke over the past few years. Cheesy movies like Prom Night and My Blood Valentine are full of horror movie clichés that have ruined the genre for many fans. A unique horror film is a rare occurrence these days, as the genre becomes more and more formulaic. The mo...

OAP journey comes to an end

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2012

With days of missed school and months of preparation, the OAP crew’s journey has reached its end. The cast, crew, and directors walked away from the UIL One Act Play competition with a Regional title on April 20. “It was the best experience ever and I learned a lot,” sophomore Chochy Luce said....

Titanic rises to top of box office 100 years after it sinks

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2012

Sailing into theatres once again is the classic tear-jerking movie Titanic.  From the original in 1997, a new and improved 3-D version of Titanic recently set sail in theatres once again. It was released on Wednesday, April 4. “I’m excited because it’s a movie I’ve watched since I was a lit...

A Sells: on the rise? Junior releases first CD

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

April 10, 2012

In a time when hip hop dominates pop culture and the radio, new rap artists come and go like the changing of the wind. There are some staples of the industry, such as Kanye West and Eminem, but there are a much higher number of artists that suddenly emerge, and then almost as quickly, fall back into...

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