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Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Rock

Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Rock

Autumn Keefer, News Editor

October 21, 2011


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Another robot movie. Seriously? One would think three “Transformers” movies would be enough. But a robot boxing movie? It may seem ridiculous but Real Steel pulls it off. Although starting off slow, Real Steel is surprisingly centered on ex-boxer Charlie (Hugh Jackman), a consistent loser on the robo...

Drive hits theaters at full speed

Drive hits theaters at full speed

Sam McCorcle

October 6, 2011


Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Reviews

After seeing the trailer, one might expect the usual action movie from Drive. It features choppy cuts, lots of shouting, and brief action sequences. But upon seeing the full-length movie, one finds a thrilling, violent, yet story-driven movie that modernizes the concept of film noir. The plot of...

Choir starts year with success

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2011


Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

On Monday October 3rd, the choir held its first concert of the year. Though it was three weeks late, the anticipation was worth it. The concert was held in honor of the lives lost and the heroes of 9/11.  The hard work was definitely showcased throughout the performance, and with every harmony the audien...

The Ant and the Grasshopper

Meridan Cavanaugh, Student Life Editor

October 4, 2011


Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

From colorful costumes to witty lines, the play put on by one of the theater classes, The Ant and the Grasshopper, did everything right. The two main characters were cast perfectly, with senior Tessa Haas as the rambunctious, fun-loving Grasshopper and senior Drew Shafranek as the hard-working Ant who ...

Mr. Lovejoy brings out the strange in some students

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2011


Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

From piano playing to sandwich making, track shorts and tights to tuxedos, this year’s Mr. Lovejoy pageant, held during school on September 29, allowed 8 senior guys to show off their style, talent, and wit to the entire school. Mr. Lovejoy is an annual event during homecoming week in which stereotypes...

Student musicians strive for success

Anisha Srivastava, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011


Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

Our school has some of the most decorated and well-developed Fine Arts programs in the state. These programs foster a passion in the students that encourages them to pursue music outside the classroom. Senior Will McInerney is one of these students. He sings, plays guitar and even writes his own music....

Sigh No More leaves listeners wanting more

Sigh No More leaves listeners wanting more

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011


Filed under A&E

Folk and alternative-rock band Mumford & Sons is without a doubt the best new band of the decade. After gaining recognition and a cult following in the United States after the release of their debut album, Sigh No More, in February 2010, Mumford & Sons is on their way to dominating the alternat...

That Steakhouse in the Village

That Steakhouse in the Village

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

September 29, 2011


Filed under A&E, Reviews

The elaborate gold-wrought building of Bailey’s Steakhouse contrasts imposingly with its common neighboring stores such as the Container Store and Macy’s. This intricately designed exterior displays a dauntingly formal tone in a shopping center among restaurants such as The Purple Cow and Twisted...

Footloose breaks loose into theaters

Footloose breaks loose into theaters

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011


Filed under A&E, Reviews

From Michael Jackson to Usher, the style of singing has shifted over the course of the years as well as the style of dancing. In February of 1984 a musical came out that would be such a big hit that 27 years later producers would make it once again with few adjustments. This musical is Footloose. The...

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