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Where to munch on breakfast and lunch

Where to munch on breakfast and lunch

Taylor Bynion, Copy Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Bel Air offers many different local diners and cafes that are perfect for breakfast and lunch. Here are a few options to consider next time you want exceptional service and a great meal. The Greek Village: The aroma of freshly cooked breakfast food hits me as I walk into the Greek Village Restau...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey farewell performance is ‘Out Of This World’

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey farewell performance is ‘Out Of This World’

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The lights dim, signifying the show is about to start. I look around at the thousands of people in the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. I can’t believe my eyes when my family and I take our seats in the second row, so close that we’re practically in the show I’ve loved since I was young: Ringli...

Killer Classics and Vintage Vinyl: Europe ’72

Killer Classics and Vintage Vinyl: Europe ’72

James Keller, Copy Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Okay. I’ll admit it - I’m a Dead Head. I love their music and the culture and ideals they write about. I often wish I could have followed them on tour years ago. By many fans judgment “Europe ‘72”  is the seventh album by the Grateful Dead, though it is their fourth professional album. The ...

Summer movies to watch out for

Summer movies to watch out for

Edward Benner, Entertainment Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

Summer is the premier time for large blockbuster movies to be released each year. Audiences flock to theaters to escape the summer heat and be transported to the action-packed and colorful worlds projected on-screen. Here are five movies garnering the most buzz this coming summer that cannot be missed....

‘Rent’ inspires audiences to live in the moment

‘Rent’ inspires audiences to live in the moment

Adriana Guidi, Perspectives Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Imagine your heart being ripped out, but also placed back simultaneously. That is exactly what it feels like when you see “Rent.” “Rent” is set in Manhattan’s Lower East Side during the rise of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The plot involves a group of friends and artists who struggle to creat...

Ovenconventional pizzas

Ovenconventional pizzas

Anna Sullivan, Entertainment Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

During Lent, our diets are often altered due to restrictions or our own personal goals. Try these three unconventional pizzas for a unique snack, whether it’s for meatless Fridays, because you gave up sweets, or you are just trying to eat a healthy snack. Breakfast Pizza Ingredients: Pizza d...

Ticket to creativity

Ticket to creativity

Edward Benner, Entertainment Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Firefly preview

Firefly preview

Edward Benner, Entertainment Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The Weeknd: One of the biggest faces in modern pop music and the headliner of the 2017 festival is The Weeknd. He has been present in the music industry since 2011 and has garnered massive acclaim with the release of three studio albums and mixtapes. His most recent album, “Starboy,” was releas...

Plugging into video games

Plugging into video games

Taylor Bynion and Anna Sullivan
March 23, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

With tension rising and adrenaline pumping, junior Robbie Baranoski stays focused and determined as he strives to keep his team in the game for another round while playing his favorite first-person shooter game, Rainbow Six Siege. As the last member left on his team, Baranoski refuses to give up and attempts...

Top 10 love songs

Top 10 love songs

Edward Benner, Entertainment Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

John Denver - “Annie’s Song” Released as a single from his 1974 album, “Back Home Again,” “Annie’s Song” is regarded as one of the most beautiful songs ever composed. John Denver sings to a lover who brings him immense happiness and validation similarly achieved by connecting w...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ brings magic to a new generation

‘Beauty and the Beast’ brings magic to a new generation

Alyssa Kraus, Copy Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

The moment I heard about a live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast,” I was hooked. However, my true excitement didn’t hit until I was greeted by a long, winding line of parents with eager little girls dressed in Belle’s famous yellow dress. The idea that people, young and old, were gat...

Peeling back the layers

Peeling back the layers

Zachary Miller, Media Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

As “Shrek The Musical” comes to life, the cast members must branch out and transform into their characters through the use of makeup

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