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‘Split’ will grab your undivided attention

‘Split’ will grab your undivided attention

Anna Sullivan, Entertainment Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

As I hear the blood-curdling scream coming from the innocent and traumatized teenage girl, my heart starts beating faster and possibilities race through my head of what could possibly happen to her next. The psychological thriller “Split” was released on Jan. 20, with a suspense filled plot line tha...

Best and worst dressed at People’s Choice Awards

Best and worst dressed at People’s Choice Awards

January 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

On Jan. 18, the People's Choice Awards was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Calif. Perspectives Editor Adriana Guidi and News Editor Elizabeth Harmison chose their top five best and worst looks from the night.

‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ is anything but an unfortunate series

‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ is anything but an unfortunate series

Grace Mottley, Assignment Chief
January 20, 2017
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

Whimsy, humor, satire, and dramatic plot twists all culminate into eight amazing episodes in “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” the new Netflix original series that’s anything but unfortunate. The show tells the story of the Baudelaire children and their adventures to find an appropriate guardi...

‘Hidden Figures’ showcases the confidence within us all

‘Hidden Figures’ showcases the confidence within us all

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

As I arrived at the theatre and saw a crowd of people lining up to get inside, I realized that this movie had to be something. As the credits rolled through, I knew that I would happily stand in line for days just to watch this film over and over again. Inspiration. That’s what “Hidden Figures...

‘The Bachelor’ promises to entertain

‘The Bachelor’ promises to entertain

Alyssa Kraus, Copy Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

Third time’s the charm! Or not. For Nick Viall, it is his fourth shot at love on ABC’s “The Bachelor.” Viall first appeared on Andi Dorfman’s season 10 of “The Bachelorette” and later on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season 11, but he was heart-broken when both left him as a runner-up. Viall then ...

Nine Christmas movies that will light up your holiday

Nine Christmas movies that will light up your holiday

Anna Sullivan and Adriana Guidi
December 23, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

What's a better way to get into the Christmas spirit than watching movies by a fire? Gather your family and friends, make some hot chocolate, and choose any of these movies to get yourself ready for the holiday! 1.  "Elf" “Elf,” starring Will Ferrell, is about a baby named Buddy who was ta...

Making a list and checking the price

Making a list and checking the price

Anna Sullivan, Entertainment Editor
December 20, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Protest music continues to spread the message of peace

Protest music continues to spread the message of peace

Edward Benner, News Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Junior Evan Tridone sits back, turns his music up, and opens his mind. Currently playing is the YG album, “Still Brazy,” which was released in 2016. Tridone enjoys a variety of rap music, especially those songs and albums with a political edge. “The advantage of music is you’re getting in...

Top 10 “holly jolly” songs for the holidays

Top 10 “holly jolly” songs for the holidays

Edward Benner, News Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

As soon as the turkey is finished and the lines start to form for Black Friday sales, the wonderful sounds of Christmas music begin to fill the airwaves. Christmas music is an integral part of the season and each year, hundreds of songs are played to prepare for the holiday. Whether the songs are new...

One Eleven Main meets high expectations

One Eleven Main meets high expectations

Allie Taylor, Perspective Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Fancy, but fun. Quiet, but exciting. Healthy, but delicious. Artistic. Unique. Intriguing. Satisfying. The One Eleven Main restaurant in downtown Bel Air possesses all of these qualities and, with each experience, I discover more. One Eleven Main is the place to go if you’re looking for something you'v...

‘School of Rock’ rocks audience’s socks off

‘School of Rock’ rocks audience’s socks off

Anna Sullivan, Entertainment Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

As the background instruments play and the strong, deep sound of the electric guitar fills the theater, the crowd’s attention is immediately drawn to 10-year-old Brandon Niederauer. While he stands in the spotlight on center stage, he perfectly executes his solo for the musical, “School of Rock....

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