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Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Caroline Albacete, Staff Writer '18

March 26, 2014

The Selection, a competition between 35 randomly chosen girls to become part of the royal family, will be held this year in honor of the illustrious Prince Maxon. America Singer, a member of one of the lowest castes in Illea, never imagined that she would become part of it. For America, the only life...

The Phenomenon that is Flappy Bird

The Phenomenon that is Flappy Bird

Marielle Gleason, Staff Writer '16

March 26, 2014

As the hype dies down, a reflection on the latest mobile gaming phenomenon, Flappy Bird, is in order. The wildly popular game went out with a bang earlier this month when it reached the height of its success only to be taken down from the app store by its creator. So what about this simple little game...

Frozen: Is it Tangled up with Tangled?

Frozen: Is it Tangled up with Tangled?

Kathryn Daigle, Staff Writer '17

March 26, 2014

Songs filled our hallways this winter and continue to fill as we enter spring. “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” “Love Is an Open Door” and “Let It Go” can be heard all over Oakland Catholic. Why? One word: Frozen. The entire movie just gets us excited. But why? First off, there are two ...

How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day as a Single Lady

How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day as a Single Lady

Annie Roebuck, Arts and Entertainment Editor '15

February 13, 2014

It’s that time again… that time of the year when everywhere you turn, red and pink and hearts and chocolates bombard you. If you currently have that “special someone” (and I don’t mean your cat) to spend Valentine’s Day with, good for you! But, if you’re single, February 14th often feels,...

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Annie Roebuck, Features Editor '15

December 18, 2013

The new film adaption of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, while visually pleasing, does not bring anything “fresh” to arguably the most famous love story ever told.  Romeo & Juliet, directed by Carlo Carlei, features Douglas Booth and Hailee Steinfeld as the “star-crossed lovers.” ...

MASQUE: The Performance of a Lifetime

MASQUE: The Performance of a Lifetime

Victoria Albacete, Staff Writer '14

December 17, 2013

The overture starts. The spotlights flare to life. The curtain opens. The biggest smile in the world blinds the audience and you feel like you've just been electrified. Welcome to Masque. Masque is not just another theater group - Masque is a family. Our Masque family is a group of people who love to...

Ender’s Game, the Movie

Ender’s Game, the Movie

Caroline Albacete, Staff Writer '18

December 17, 2013

The movie adaptation of Ender's Game opens with a scene depicting a raging battle. Human ships are being shot out of the sky by an oddly designed alien fleet. Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) narrates the scene, describing how life on Earth has changed for humans since the invasion of the formacs, which are bu...

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

Mallory Bush, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

John Green’s popular novel, The Fault in Our Stars, had many fans in Pittsburgh before the bestselling novel was slated to become a motion picture. But now that much of the movie is being filmed here in our city, John Green, his book, and the soon-to-be  box office blockbuster are creating quite a ...

How Do You Watch TV?

How Do You Watch TV?

Eva Lucchino and Annie Roebuck, Assistant Editor '15 and Features Editor '15

September 27, 2013

In a fast-paced world, where most have little to no time for the set time schedules of their favorite shows and movies, it’s not uncommon for people to watch TV on anything but the TV itself.  With the ability to catch up on programs using laptops, tablets, and more, the number of people that actu...

Saving People, Hunting Things—the Family Business: Why You Should Be Watching Supernatural

Saving People, Hunting Things—the Family Business: Why You Should Be Watching Supernatural

Lauren LeBlanc, Magazine Editor, '13

May 29, 2013

Angels.  Demons.  Attractive men slaying monsters across the country.  That should be convincing enough already, to be honest. In all seriousness, the CW’s Supernatural, first airing in 2005, has been going strong with its devoted global fanbase, and currently the series is preparing to wrap u...

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