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Beauty and the Beast: The Beloved Fairy Tale Blossoms into Reality

Kathryn Daigle '17, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Many aspects of the simple story of Beauty and the Beast resonate with many young women, even today in our modern and sometimes harsh world: the headstrong girl who never seems to fit in, the sad Beast bound by a spell of his past, delightfully animated objects, and an exquisite rose that binds them ...

Summer Reading For FUN

Summer Reading For FUN

Caroline Albacete '17, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

We all spend time reading books for school over the summer. Admittedly it’s somewhat painful - being forced to read a book, no matter how great it is, hardly makes reading said book enjoyable. But reading shouldn’t be painful, so if you’re looking for something to read over the summer that isn...

A Mix-Up on the Oscar Floor

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hollywood hit La La Land, directed by Damian Chazelle, and starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, flourished during awards season, with many wins...and a few, uh...upsets.  Nominated for seven Golden Globes, the film swept, winning all seven. Also nominated for fourteen Oscars, the film earned five (a...

How Ed Sheeran Might Save the Music Industry in 2017

Maggie Storti ‘20, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After the turmoiled-filled year known as 2016, everyone was looking for hope for something greater. That is when the famous singer-songwriter came to save the day. 2017 started off with a bang when Ed Sheeran announced that he is releasing new music. He announced this message to the world through a tweet on t...

Chinese New Year: Happy Year of Rooster!

Chloe Yueh '17, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is a 15-day festival that is considered by many the most important traditional Chinese holiday. The celebration usually starts on the eve of the New Year, which was January 27 this year (2017). Families gather together to enjoy a “reunion dinner”...

Twenty One Pilots’ Smashing Success of a Concert

Greta Parr '18, News Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In late January 2017, TWENTY ØNE PILØTS played at the PPG Paints arena here in Pittsburgh. It was their second stop in Pittsburgh on their EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW WØRLD TØUR; they had previously played at Stage AE in June 2016. The band has been on the scene since 2009, but they’ve achieved great su...

Revolution Radio Ready: A Preview of the Upcoming Green Day Concert

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Punk rock band Green Day will take the stage here in Pittsburgh on March 25th at the Petersen Events Center on their Revolution Radio Tour, which celebrates their new album of the same name.  Hailing from East Bay, California, Green Day was formed in 1986 by Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt.  Tré...

Self-Deprecation on Social Media: A One Way Ticket to Humor

Self-Deprecation on Social Media: A One Way Ticket to Humor

Maggie Storti ‘20, Staff Writer

December 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Memes, relatability, talking to people around the world, watching funny videos, and... self-deprecation: such is the Internet in 2016. Social media plays a major role in the everyday life of adults and teenagers especially. Whether it be Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Tumblr, or Facebook, these social media...

Behind the Doodle: What Makes the 2016 Starbucks Holiday Cups so Special

Behind the Doodle: What Makes the 2016 Starbucks Holiday Cups so Special

Emma Holtz '20, Staff Writer

December 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

You know it’s the holiday season when Black Friday sales begin to bombard television ads, the radio stations blast Christmas hits, and Starbucks unveils their new line of holidays cups to illustrate the return of the joyful season. The red cups at Starbucks have a rich history, for better or worse. ...

Favorite Christmas Movie Tradition

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor

December 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

About eight years ago, my aunt, uncle, and three of my older cousins  came to my house to watch a Steeler game about a week before Christmas.  The game didn’t start until later, so we all decided to watch a movie beforehand.  Little did we know that this movie would become one of our favorite Chri...

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