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Hosh Posh Losh creates Prism’s new beat

Hosh Posh Losh creates Prism’s new beat

Liz Iaconis, Reporter

October 29, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Eager junior and self-proclaimed drama queen, Mary Sullivan has big plans for the a cappella group she founded this school year just in time for Prism. Sullivan has had few experiences singing a cappella but saw a need to change up the typical music scene at the school, so she created a small singi...

Music department to host annual Prism concert this weekend

Music department to host annual Prism concert this weekend

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Student Art, Upcoming Events

The High School Music department’s annual Prism Concert will be held on Saturday, October 29 at 7pm, and Sunday, October 30 at 1pm and 5pm in the high school cafeteria. The annual concert serves as a fundraiser for the music department’s choir, orchestra and jazz ensemble, while showcasing LH...

Drama Club delivers with new Haunted Woods set up

Drama Club delivers with new Haunted Woods set up

Melina Illinger, A&E Editor, Art Director

October 20, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Foggy, cold weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the students hosting the 2016 Haunted Woods. Still dressed up and raring to go, their passion and enthusiasm for the nights ahead was tangible. Drama Club advisers Mr. Paone and Mrs. Nelson and music teacher Mr. Beaulieu, who sets up sound and l...

Pick a venue with the right menu

Pick a venue with the right menu

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Edior

October 19, 2016


Filed under A & E, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

We just wanted to go out to eat together as a team.  How hard could it be to find a restaurant that members of the girls' cross country could all agree on? Apparently, harder than we thought.  We ended up in Main Lot for 37 minutes trying to decide. We stood, then sat, and eventually laid on t...

Haunted Woods set to open this Tuesday

Haunted Woods set to open this Tuesday

Melina Illinger, A&E Editor, Art Director

October 15, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

From walking skeletons and living dolls to skits at every corner, you won't find yourself bored at the Haunted Woods. Hosted by the Drama Club, the Woods open Tuesday night, Oct. 18 this year. Located just past the football field at LHS, the fun starts up at 6 p.m every night and goes until 8:30...

Hypnotist show this Thursday night

Hypnotist show this Thursday night

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

October 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, Senior Announcements, Showcase

  Get ready to watch members of the senior class laugh, cry, dance, and who-knows-what-else at the hypnotist show on Thursday, Oct. 6 in the gym. Admission is $10 and tickets will be sold during lunches as well as at the door before the show. All seniors can submit their name to be drawn...

Art department hosts Living Statues fundraiser on Parents’ Night

Art department hosts Living Statues fundraiser on Parents’ Night

Melina Illinger, Arts & Entertainment Editor, Art Director

September 19, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

It's Thursday night, five in the afternoon. Art students come rushing into the school and make their way up to art teacher Ms. Johnson's room, where bronze colored costumes are waiting for them and piles of metallic makeup litter the tables. Tonight, they get to model as living statues, staying perfectl...

James Blake spins melodic melancholy on ‘The Colour in Anything’

James Blake spins melodic melancholy on ‘The Colour in Anything’

Conor Battles, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

There's nothing wrong with tragic storytelling, the problem is that there's simply too much of it. Seventeen tracks, seven of them crossing the five-minute mark, is a lot of music to take in. James Blake may not sound like anyone else with his eclectic blend of electronic, ambient and R&B, but that sound barely evolves over the hour-plus runtime of 'The Colour in Anything.' The album begins to drone on, melting into the background far more than Blake intended.

Radiohead mix ambiance, emotion on ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’

Radiohead mix ambiance, emotion on ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’

Conor Battles, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

A Moon Shaped Pool, the long-awaited ninth LP from the British experimental rock quintet, traces its roots through the band's thirty-year history: "Burn the Witch," its lead single and manic, bubbling beating heart, was first worked on during the 2000 sessions for that year's acclaimed Kid A. The orchestral post-rock of closer "True Love Waits" was debuted as a tender, folk-flavored dirge in 1995.

‘Captain America: Civil War’ an amusing letdown

‘Captain America: Civil War’ an amusing letdown

Isaac Owens, Broadcast Manager

May 9, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Civil War falls somewhere in the middle of the rankings of the rest of Marvel Studios’ films. It is keeps you focused and amused but never amazed.

Death Grips astound, confuse with ‘Bottomless Pit’

Death Grips astound, confuse with ‘Bottomless Pit’

Conor Battles, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

That's not to say Bottomless Pit is a mellow affair. It's about as mellow as a bad acid trip while skydiving; from the impossibly fast black metal-accented drums that spring to life fifteen seconds into the album's opener, "Giving Bad People Good Ideas," to the post-apocalyptic, overdriven drone of the eponymous closer. Bottomless Pit is what would blare over the blown-out, sand-caked stereo in Mad Max's Interceptor, and to hear its second single debut on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio show earlier this week is as jarring and unexpected as it is hilarious.

‘Lemonade’ a cinematic concept album

‘Lemonade’ a cinematic concept album

Conor Battles, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

While the rallying cry of "Formation" is left for bonus track (or end credits) territory, its visceral sound and empowering message is felt in ripples throughout the rest of Lemonade. This is pop music untethered; an organic fusion of pop, rap, electronic, R&B, and even rock elements. Her choice in collaborators is top-notch, as evidenced by contributions from everyone from The Weeknd to James Blake to Kendrick Lamar. The dancehall-esque pulse of "Sorry" stands in sharp contrast to the gutsy blues of Jack White duet "Don't Hurt Yourself," yet the dissonance lends itself to cohesion.

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