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Review: La La Land

Review: La La Land

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I saw “La La Land” almost three days ago and I'm still surprised at how good it was. The movie, which stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, is different than the others movies in theaters right now. The movie is a combination of a musical, drama and a comedy.  “La La Land” is a movie that can mak...

Era of change

Era of change

Liam Walsh, Page Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Change. Right now, our world is looking itself in the mirror and asking us who we should be, who we need to be. There are only so many of these times in history, where the opportunity arises for us to shape our 50 stars and 13 stripes into whatever we want them to be. But haven’t we already decided? Hasn’t D...

Five books to read before you watch them in theaters

Five books to read before you watch them in theaters

Allison MacLeod '19, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

“A Dog’s Purpose” “A Dog’s Purpose” is a book written by W. Bruce Cameron and the movie is directed by Lasse Hallström. It is about a dog who reincarnates and lives four lives, each time learning new things about its purpose while also helping its owners to learn who they are. The mo...

Marching on the Big Apple

Marching on the Big Apple

Madeleine Glasser '17, Copy Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to go to New York City to visit colleges, but while I was there, I also was able to participate in one of the hundreds of Women’s Marches around the country, and it was nothing short of amazing. There were an estimated 400 thousand people in NYC alone, accord...

Finals: an unnecessary evil

Finals: an unnecessary evil

Claire Koeppen '19, Copy Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I sit over my desk, more stressed out than ever, studying for hours on end for final exams. As I study, I can’t help but wonder why I’m being tested on material that I’ve already studied for and shown that I know. I’ve already taken the tests and passed them all. Yet here I am, forced to study ...

Beyond juicery review

Beyond juicery review

Abi Due '18, Social Media Editor
January 29, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

All over Instagram accounts are flooded with pictures of different colored smoothies and juices- and I decided I finally have to try one. Beyond is a juicery with five different locations in Michigan, and apparently it is all the rave. With so many different deliciously looking choices, Beyond had ...

“Hidden Figures” is the movie America needs right now

“Hidden Figures” is the movie America needs right now

Audrey Whitaker '19, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

There's nothing I love more than a girl that saves herself.  For years, characters like Mulan and even Princess Leia have inspired me and scores of girls my age to blaze our own trails no matter what the odds have against us. In my eyes, “Hidden Figures” is the real life space princess movie for the six-year-old who grew up but...

Civics and comics

Civics and comics

Maren Roeske '18, Staff Writer
January 21, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Politics is funny. The back and forth between feuding politicians and their flat out, childlike pettiness -hilarious. It's why C-SPAN is my favorite station on TV. Take Ted Cruz. In 2013, during his 21 hour grandstanding, filibuster against the Affordable Care Act, the man tried to shut down the government by reading...

A Sophomore’s experience in Italy

A Sophomore’s experience in Italy

Mia Turco '19, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

La dolche vita. A string of cities throughout Italy has shown to exemplify a rich culture, preserve history and lively people and settings. The contrast between the ancient buildings next to  modern day offices is regular to Italians, though an oddity to Americans and other nationalities. One ca...

The Phantom of the Opera returns to Detroit

The Phantom of the Opera returns to Detroit

Katherine Costello '19, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Ever since The Phantom of the Opera first premiered on Broadway in 1988, people all across the world have been captivated by this incredible story. Now, The Phantom of the Opera has been brought back to the Detroit Opera House for the first time in over seven years. With brand new special effects, sets, ...

Your social media footprint

Your social media footprint

Chase Clark '18, Page Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Due to the advancement of modern technology, communication with friends has become easier than ever. Social media is something we all use every day instinctively, whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, etc.; we are always on it.   Your social media footprint is everything yo...

Trump presidency and college tuition

Trump presidency and college tuition

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

With the advent of President-elect Donald J. Trump becoming President Trump on Jan. 20, many students may be curious or anxious about how his policy may affect tuition rates and college financial aid.  After all, Trump appears to be one of the most interesting personalities entering the white house, and m...

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