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Winter entertainment provides adrenaline for students

Winter entertainment provides adrenaline for students

Adriana Guidi, Entertainment Editor
February 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Senior Dean LaPonzina carves down the mountains of Vail, Colo., hitting every big jump or boulder he can to reach the level of adrenaline that comes with skiing. “It’s a really fun way for me to let out some energy, and it’s also a really big thrill to hit big jumps and do rails,” LaPonzina s...

The Next Bite: Rusty Scupper put me on a ‘see-food’ diet

The Next Bite: Rusty Scupper put me on a ‘see-food’ diet

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
February 11, 2016
Filed under Columns, Entertainment, The Next Bite

Want a fun night dining out? Need a place to go that has delicious food and is beautiful inside and out? Look no further than Rusty Scupper. Rusty Scupper is located in the Inner Harbor Marina in Baltimore, where you get fine dining on the water with a stellar view of the city. Getting in and parki...

Ranking the Star Wars Movies

Ranking the Star Wars Movies

Adriana Guidi, Entertainment Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

1. Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back If there is a movie that can top the original, it is this one. There is not a single dull moment in this movie. It moves at a great pace the whole time and is entertaining every second. The characters are developed further in this movie, making you either love th...

Nick Tunes: ‘Head Full of Dreams’ is the album of our dreams

Nick Tunes: ‘Head Full of Dreams’ is the album of our dreams

Nick Miller, Entertainment Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Nick Tunes

Coldplay: “Head Full of Dreams” Rating: 4/5 Coldplay’s new album, “Head Full of Dreams,” was released on Dec. 4. It easily lives up to the standard set by their previous albums, while still remaining unique. Its sound mixes alternative rock with influences from newer genres to form a hypn...

Artist Spotlight: Smial taps into competitions

Artist Spotlight: Smial taps into competitions

Nick Miller, Entertainment Editor
January 22, 2016
Filed under Artist Profile, Entertainment

As a child, senior Casey Smial used to go with her mother to the Emerald Isle Ceili to see experienced Irish step dancers. Watching the older dancers, Smial was amazed and could not take her eyes off. “When I was six my mom decided to put me in Irish dancing because I was obsessed with it,” Smi...

The Next Bite: Rouge brings interesting, different, and très chic atmosphere and cuisine

The Next Bite: Rouge brings interesting, different, and très chic atmosphere and cuisine

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
January 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, The Next Bite

If you happen to visit Philadelphia near Chestnut St., you’ll see many things. One is a beautiful park, which offers calm scenery and street performers. On the far side of the park, on 18th St., you’ll see a chic little French restaurant, Rouge. Rouge shouts “city-life” and fits the Philad...

“Fallout 4” proves to be a solid game

“Fallout 4” proves to be a solid game

Kevin Blandeburgo, Video Editor
January 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community, Top Stories

The launch of Bethesda’s huge new title, “Fallout 4,” was a couple of months ago, and millions of gamers, including me, anticipated its release. “Fallout 4,” released five years after “Fallout: New Vegas” and seven years after “Fallout 3,” is a single-player, open-world, RPG shooter. In...

Movie of the Month: “Star Wars: Episode VII- The Force Awakens” exceeds expectations

Movie of the Month: “Star Wars: Episode VII- The Force Awakens” exceeds expectations

Grace Mottley, News Editor
January 11, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

As I walked out of the theater after seeing “Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens,” I knew that all I wanted to do was see it again. After eagerly waiting in line for an hour to be one of the first in the theater, I entered with the same child-like wonder of a kid experiencing snow for ...

The Next Bite: The food market or the wait market?

The Next Bite: The food market or the wait market?

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, The Next Bite

 Nex Last year, my family and I went to Baltimore to see the Christmas lights on 34th street. Afterwards, we found a new restaurant: The Food Market. Although it was busy and filled with people, they soon found us a table. We had great food with great service. This year, we went to see the lights again ...

Artist Spotlight: Studio 1 sparks interest in artist

Artist Spotlight: Studio 1 sparks interest in artist

Kelly Foulk, News Editor
December 9, 2015
Filed under Artist Profile, Entertainment

Junior Stephanie Imbierowicz likes to get messy. She feels home at home in the Art Wing with charcoal everywhere. “With charcoal, because I’m left handed, it gets all across my arm. It gets on my legs and skirt too. I like it because it means I’m really into my art,” Imbierowicz said. Art has b...

TV Talk: “How to Get Away with Murder”

TV Talk: “How to Get Away with Murder”

Grace Mottley, News Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

Few shows draw in and entertain viewers as well as ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder.” The show easily captivates audiences with a suspense-filled plot and incredible actors such as Viola Davis, the first African-American woman to ever win an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series....

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