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‘The Greatest Showman’ brings Barnum back to life

‘The Greatest Showman’ brings Barnum back to life

Tim Gore, Magazine Chief

February 5, 2018

On April 30, 1980, a new musical took to the Broadway stage. For years, people had enjoyed the wonders of the Barnum and Bailey circus, which though it may have changed over time, still held the same magic as when it began. What many people didn’t know is where this circus actually did begin. It ...

All Time Low releases storytelling album “Last Young Renegade”

All Time Low releases storytelling album “Last Young Renegade”

Jill Spencer, Reporter

February 1, 2018

All Time Low, a pop-punk/alternative band formed in 2003 based out of Baltimore Maryland, recently released their seventh full length studio album Last Young Renegade. This is their first release with their new record label Fueled by Ramen after making the transition over from their previous label, Hope...

AP Studio Art students turn room 221 into art gallery

AP Studio Art students turn room 221 into art gallery

Madison Martin, Features Editor

January 30, 2018

Room 221 is usually a plain, empty room with over 50 chairs and a few tables at the front. But for one hour on January 23, the chairs were pushed aside and a bit of color was added to the room as students from art teacher Mrs. Dyson’s AP Studio Art class displayed their work. Every year studio art ...

The novel ‘Turtles All The Way Down,’ by John Green: “A Modern Classic”

The novel ‘Turtles All The Way Down,’ by John Green: “A Modern Classic”

Abigail Whitcomb, Podcast & Opinions Editor, Marketing Manager

January 30, 2018

John Green, the author of The Fault in Our Stars, released his latest novel in five years, titled Turtles All the Way Down in October. Let’s say that it is one of the best books I have read in a long time. Considering that the last books I had read were titles like The Scarlet Letter and The Crucible, it doesn...

Pop-punk band Waterparks experiments with new sounds in new album ‘Entertainment’

Pop-punk band Waterparks experiments with new sounds in new album ‘Entertainment’

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2018

Pop-punk band Waterparks released their second full-length album, Entertainment, and to be honest, I’m not quite as entertained by this album as I’d hoped. In October 2017, Waterparks dropped lead single “Blonde” alongside the album announcement. Just as vocalist Awsten Knight said, “Blonde” is d...

Pop artist Camila Cabello releases debut album, taking a step forward in her new beginning

Pop artist Camila Cabello releases debut album, taking a step forward in her new beginning

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 16, 2018

Camila Cabello has done it again— she has managed to shock me with her incredible songwriting skills, mastery of mixing styles, and her extraordinary voice. Cabello’s debut album Camila was released on January 12, 2018. The album was available for preorder on December 7, 2017, along with “Never Be The Same” a...

Pop artist Mali-Koa Hood releases her debut single, ending 2017 on a high note

Pop artist Mali-Koa Hood releases her debut single, ending 2017 on a high note

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 12, 2018

After years of anticipation, British pop singer Mali-Koa Hood has released her debut song, “Honest,” ending 2017 with a bang. Hood auditioned for The Voice Australia in 2012, however, I know her because of her brother, Calum Hood of pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer. Talent apparently runs in t...

Top 3 anime picks

Top 3 anime picks

Lily Lefevre, A&E Editor

January 9, 2018

With the sheer amount of anime that is out there, it may be overwhelming for anime fans to find recommendations that can satisfy all viewers, no matter their personal tastes. Therefore, I have compiled a list of my top three favorites to put the spotlight on these must-watches. Hunter x Hunter (2011): Gen...

Pop-punk band Waterparks touches the hearts of fans in Boston

Pop-punk band Waterparks touches the hearts of fans in Boston

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2018

  After being obsessed with rising pop-punk band Waterparks for nearly a year; there wasn't anywhere else I would have preferred to spend my Wednesday night than at their concert. After leaving later than we planned and eating two gourmet Market Basket sandwiches for dinner in the car, my dad ...

The dos and don’ts of concert going, from an experienced concert go-er

The dos and don’ts of concert going, from an experienced concert go-er

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 2, 2018

Concerts are my happy place. There’s absolutely nowhere else I’d rather spend my night than in a venue for a concert, whether it’s at TD Garden or some small club that can only hold 200 people. So, in order for you to have the best experience at a concert, I’m here to help, as I’d now cal...

Expand your music library. Go beyond Billboard’s Top Ten songs for 2017

Expand your music library. Go beyond Billboard’s Top Ten songs for 2017

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 22, 2017

Question: Why is music getting worse with every passing year? Answer: Whatever’s on the radio is on the radio. However, there’s more out there than just listening to what’s topping the charts right now, and, in my opinion, the more diversity in music saved on my Spotify account, the better. ...

With Confidence dampens allegations with positive energy

With Confidence dampens allegations with positive energy

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2017

“Boston, thank you so much. We’re With Confidence. Knuckle Puck next,” said bassist and lead vocalist Jayden Seeley of pop-punk band With Confidence, unaware that this would be the last time he would ever say this with guitarist Luke Rockets in the band. With Confidence had just performed ...

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