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Rise of Skywalker, Fall of an Era

Annie Snyder '21, Co-Assistant Editor

February 29, 2020

Warning: some spoilers ahead!   The Star Wars Trilogies define the childhoods of now multiple generations: from the original trilogy in the late 70s and 80s, to the prequels in the early 2000s, and now the continuation of the original trilogy in the 2010s. For me, the original trilogy sha...

Cats the Movie: Purr-fection or a Cat-astrophe?

Cats the Movie: Purr-fection or  a Cat-astrophe?

Angela McKinzie ’21, Assistant News Editor

February 29, 2020

When the teaser trailer came out for Cats last summer, the internet exploded in fits of mortification, bewilderment, and down-right confusion. If you have seen any promotional posters, YouTube ads, or memes on Instagram and Twitter, you may already know why everyone reacted the way they did. If you h...

Little Shop of Horrors Review

Isabella Viator '22, Magazine Editor

February 28, 2020

This February, Pittsburgh Public Theater put on Little Shop of Horrors in The O’Reilly theater. This 1980’s musical written by Alan Menken, starred Carnegie Mellon Graduate Philippe Arroyo and Broadway veteran Laura Marcus as Seymour and Audrey. The show centers around a plant shop owned by Mr. Mu...

Things to Do on a Snow Day

Vivian Bui ‘23, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

When the weather gets too cold and the roads are covered with ice, schools are sure to have a snow day. Students get some time off school and are able to have a whole day to themselves. Unfortunately, a day off can cause boredom and some might feel like there’s nothing to do. Well, if that becomes yo...

Frozen 2 Review

Emma Rooney '23, Staff Writer

January 5, 2020

The movie From the last time we saw Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf, they had just gotten their lives together, Elsa was to become queen and Anna was to build a relationship with Kristoff. As for Olaf, well, in summer, he was to melt into a puddle. In the start of Frozen 2, Olaf is alive and well. Kr...

They’ve Done It Again: The Launch of Disney+

Briana Fulciniti ‘20, Staff Writer

January 5, 2020

It is no surprise that Disney continues to find ways to encapsulate feelings of our childhood nostalgia while at the same time, drawing our attention towards something new in the future.  On November 12,  2019, Disney did just that when they officially launched their newest addition to the compan...

The Return of Victorious

Erin Gurtner '23, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

Netflix recently added a bunch of new Nickelodeon shows including one of our favorite childhood shows, Victorious.  It first premiered March 27, 2010 and it ended February 2, 2013.  It lasted for 4 seasons, but so far Netflix only added seasons 1-3.  Some may say that Netflix only added Victoriou...

K-pop is Off the Charts!

K-pop is Off the Charts!

Brianna Caldwell ‘21, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

With K-pop becoming more of a global phenomenon every day, the music genre is inevitably breaking records both inside, and outside, of its category. On November 11, 2019, the Korean girl-group, Blackpink, made history as the first K-pop group to have a music video reach 1 billion views. The video, ...

A Review of the Rocketman Soundtrack

Jordan R. Scott '21, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

As some fanatics may know, Elton John’s biopic Rocketman was released in theaters in May of 2019, specifically released in the United States on May 31st. Even if you have no idea who this flamboyant pianist and rock god of the seventies and beyond is, I’m almost certain that music lovers with an ...

“Van Gogh in Bloom”: A Botanical Exploration of Impressionism

“Van Gogh in Bloom”: A Botanical Exploration of Impressionism

Isabella Viator '22, Magazine Editor

October 16, 2019

“Painters understand nature and love it, and it teaches us to see.” – Vincent Van Gogh   Phipps’s summer exhibit this year was: “Van Gogh in Bloom.” This multi-medium exhibit, designed by Jordyn Melino, immerses the viewer into a botanical recreation of Van Gogh’s paintings. At t...

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