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New music surprises fans with new vibes

New music surprises fans with new vibes

Thomas Fougere, Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Oct. 19 was a big day for music. An anticipated album in “Nothin’ 2 Prove,” by Lil Yachty along with a surprising album in Juice Wrld and Future’s “WRLD on Drugs,” both dropped. To go with those two albums, “Sunflower,” came out boasting a pairing of Post Malone and Rae Sremmurd’s Swa...

Prism: Bringing the audience closer than ever before

Prism: Bringing the audience closer than ever before

Bella McCutcheon, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under A & E, NEWS, Showcase

Band Director Mr. Beaulieu never knows what he’s going to get during Prism auditions. Although he’s been conducting auditions for the school’s annual Prism Concert since 2004, Beaulieu said the talent that walks through his door changes every year. “This year we have an accordion player a...

New movie Venom doesn’t quite meet expectations

New movie Venom doesn’t quite meet expectations

Thomas Fougere, Broadcast Director

October 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

The movie Venom didn’t quite live up to its expectations, but still was enjoyable for comic book fans. Movie reviewers were quick to rip it apart, and it started off with a solid 23% bomb on Rotten Tomatoes. A group of four aliens known as the symbiotes are brought to Earth by Carlton Drake and his s...

“Without Me”: Halsey gets personal on new single

“Without Me”: Halsey gets personal on new single

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Released October 4, 2018, Halsey offers listeners “her insides” on new track, “Without Me.” Her first solo effort since June of 2017, “Without Me” is a blend of thumping percussion, subtle electric guitar, and sorrowful piano that combine to create a dreamy, head-bopping background to Hals...

An iconic day among millenials

An iconic day among millenials

Lilly Grodt, Photography Director

October 3, 2018


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October 3, an iconic day that so many people love to talk about. And we owe thanks to none other than Tina Fey. In the popular teen movie Mean Girls, main character Cady Heron, who had just started the North Shore school system, attempted to talk to her crush, and though it didn’t go as planned...

Troye Sivan grows as an artist on new album “Bloom”

Troye Sivan grows as an artist on new album “Bloom”

Anna Drabik, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Almost three years ago, Troye Sivan described himself as “just a lost boy” on his debut album, Blue Neighborhood. Now, though, the dream pop artist made his return to the music world with the release of his sophomore album, Bloom. With only ten tracks, Bloom brings features with Gordi and Ariana Gr...

Jump into summer with this essential Hip-Hop playlist

Jump into summer with this essential Hip-Hop playlist

Darrian Barker, Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Summer 2018 Playlist If you're looking for a playlist to bump to all summer, you've come to the right place. This playlist on Spotify has 100 hot hip/hop songs to make anyone's summer LIT.   Below are reviews of the some of the hottest songs on the list. NOTE: The following playlist has some explicit songs included....

End-of-school motivation playlist

End-of-school motivation playlist

Hannah Alback, Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

With the end of school in just a few weeks, students are losing motivation to keep grades up and apply any effort to their work. Music is one way for me to keep going during and after school. I’ve made a playlist that includes songs that keep me working hard through these last few days. More Than...

Top podcasts you should listen to

Top podcasts you should listen to

Abigail Whitcomb, Podcast & Opinions Editor, Marketing Manager

May 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Podcasts are the newest media platform on the rise. What used to be reserved for old people listening to NPR at 12:30 in the afternoon is now accessible to everyone via the Apple Podcasts app or any podcast app on Google Play. But what is a podcast, anyway? It’s an audio file available for download,...

5 Seconds of Summer brings 5SOS3 Tour to Boston

5 Seconds of Summer brings 5SOS3 Tour to Boston

Anna Drabik, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

I waited for years for this day to come. I watched my friends go to 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) concerts. I watched the tour diaries. I watched other people stress about buying tickets to a 5SOS concert. And then, I finally got to experience it myself. March 2, 2018; 7:50 A.M., February vaca...

The music of late March: Panic! At the Disco, Shawn Mendes, and Snow Patrol

The music of late March: Panic! At the Disco, Shawn Mendes, and Snow Patrol

Anna Drabik, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Late March brought long-awaited music for fans of Panic! At the Disco, Shawn Mendes, and Snow Patrol, but were they worth the wait? Say Amen For Silver Linings, Panic! At the Disco Pop-punk band Panic! At the Disco (P!ATD) formed in 2004 in Summerlin, Las Vegas. ALthough P!ATD transformed from a ga...

Season 2 of “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” comes to Netflix

Season 2 of “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” comes to Netflix

Lily Lefevre, A&E Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

The wait for season two of Miraculous Ladybug has been de-evilized. With such a large fanbase across all ages, the long-awaited release of the second season on Netflix had many fans counting down the hours. Since its premiere on Nickelodeon last December, the french, CGI animated series Miraculo...

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