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Senior column: Show choir is love, show choir is life

Senior column: Show choir is love, show choir is life

June 3, 2016


Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Scarlett Constand '16 | Opinion Editor At South’s Senior Honors Night on Thursday, May 17, I left feeling discontented and irritated. Through the hours the other seniors and I sat in the auditorium, countless athletic awards were handed out. A number of football scholarships, lacrosse awards, ...

Opa! “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” a success

Opa! “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” a success

June 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Movies, Opinion

By Callie Zingas '16 | Staff Writer In 2002, one of the greatest movies to ever hit the Greek community came out and made $369 million worldwide. It was a huge success at the time, and is still remembered as the corny Greek comedy which guarantees a laugh from both Greeks and non-Greeks the same. As fa...

“Game of Thrones” continues tirade of unnecessary deaths

“Game of Thrones” continues tirade of unnecessary deaths

June 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Jessica Whitney '16 | Staff Writer SPOILER ALERT After an incredibly disappointing fifth season of “Game of Thrones”, season six is stepping up its game. Almost the entirety of the Stark family was killed off throughout previous seasons, but now the remaining Starks are finally fighting b...

ReVIEWS FROM THE 6: Opposing reVIEWS of Drake’s long awaited album

ReVIEWS FROM THE 6: Opposing reVIEWS of Drake’s long awaited album

May 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Featured Content, Music, Opinion

  If you count  “If You’re Reading This It's Too Late” and “What a Time To be Alive” as impromptu mixtapes, the release of Canadian singer/rapper Drake’s latest album “Views” last Thursday stands as his first studio album since the release of “Nothing was the Same” over two and a ...

Burger bracket: segment 1 Red Coat

April 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

By Beth Coyle, Brendan Cauvel both '16 and Emma Andreasen '17 | Staff Writers and Multimedia Editor Everyone claims they know where the best burger in Detroit is, and with Burger Bracket, we’re going to find out. Over the next few weeks we (Brendan Cauvel ‘16, Beth Coyle ‘16, and Emma Andre...

“Mind of Mine” by ZAYN makes strong critical, underwhelming listener debut

“Mind of Mine” by ZAYN makes strong critical, underwhelming listener debut

April 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Music, Opinion

By Hailey Murphy '16 and Sydney Stann '17 | Staff Writers Zayn Malik announced his departure from One Direction on March 25 of 2015. Exactly one year later he released his first solo album, “Mind of Mine,” under his new alias, ZAYN. Just 4 months after leaving the band to pursue a more normal l...

How to plan a party

April 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

2016: The year of the superhero movies

2016: The year of the superhero movies

March 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Movies, Opinion

By Zoe Jackson '16 | Page Editor Nerds, fans and casual moviegoers can all agree that 2016 is a great time to be alive. Superhero movies are gaining more respect in Hollywood, with films about our favorite heros bringing both crowds and cash to the industry. I cannot wait to see what else this yea...

“The X-Files” revamp worthy of preceding cult-classic era

“The X-Files” revamp worthy of preceding cult-classic era

March 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Brendan Cauvel '16 | Copy Editor For those who haven’t heard of or seen “The X-Files,” I can’t say I blame you. To many, it sits as just another science fiction show from the ‘90. Those who have seen it, however,  know that it's one of the most successful, entertaining, and longest runn...

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