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“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...

The Past in the Present: A Book Review of 1984

Angela McKinzie '21, Co-News Editor

October 14, 2019

One of the few against many, Winston Smith lives in Oceania, a region that encompasses America and the British Isles, where everything remains under the control and constant surveillance of the totalitarians that are Big Brother and the Party. Every citizen in Oceania is stripped of emotional, menta...

Vietnam War Exhibit at the Heinz History Center

Alison Sinicki '22, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

The Vietnam War is considered the forgotten war. Of the 58,220 men killed in Vietnam, over 3,000 were from Pennsylvania, according to the National Archives. The Senator John Heinz History Center decided to honor these men with their exhibit: Vietnam War 1945-1975. The exhibit takes visitors through the event...

Did Marvel Really Lose Spider-Man?

Arionna Kellar ‘23 and Veronica Pavlick ‘23

October 13, 2019

In late August, it was announced that Sony and Disney would not be working together anymore. This was because Disney wanted a 50/50 co-financing contract, but Sony refused because they thought it was too much to give up, since Spider-Man is its most valuable franchise. As a result, Kevin Feige, the P...

Ariana Grande’s Sweet Return to Pittsburgh

Carlee Fettis ‘22, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

This summer Ariana Grande held the Sweetener World Tour. Wednesday, June 12th, Ariana performed in PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The concert started late and the opening act didn’t come out to perform until a half hour after scheduled. Normani and Social House were planned to be her opening acts, b...

“Happiness Begins” with The Jonas Brothers

Vanessa Moats '22, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Over the summer, the Jonas Brother started their new tour - Happiness Begins. I was lucky enough to get to see them perform live in concert at Hershey. The concert was a blast! The stadium was sold out and filled with over 35,000 adoring fans. The brothers commented that we were the loudest and biggest...

NF Kicks Off “The Search Tour” in Pittsburgh

Madison DeMarino '21, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Christian Rapper NF came to Pittsburgh for the first stop of his “The Search Tour”.  He played at Stage AE on September 12th. Though it was a Thursday night, the entire venue was packed with people. The concert starts with Nate rapping behind a curtain. Once the beat dropped, the curtain fell a...

After a Lifetime, We Finally Have a Sequel

Brianna Caldwell '22, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has managed to remain applicable and relevant in today’s world despite its late publication in 1985. After being made into a Hulu adaptation and gaining popularity, the story became a cautionary tale of what could happen if women’s rights ...

Shawn Mendes Woos the PPG Paints Arena

Alison Sinicki '22, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Shawn Mendes is a prime example of a teen pop star. The twenty-one-year-old singer has three albums, twenty music videos, and fifteen singles ⁠— thirteen of which have made the Billboard Top 100, 5 within the top 10, and 1 number one hit. Mendes is on his way to becoming a household name, especi...

Tyler, the Creator Rocks Pittsburgh

Nyiah Lance '22, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

On May 17, 2019, Tyler, the Creator released his fifth album entitled IGOR. The album included features from Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert, Solange, and Charlie Wilson, as well as hits like “EARFQUAKE” and “NEW MAGIC WAND.” This is my favorite album of Tyler’s because it has so much variety, fro...

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