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Modern recreation of Cinderella stays true to its core

April 1, 2015

In a live-action recreation of one of Disney’s most beloved animations, the classic tale of Cinderella was told as just that: the classic tale of Cinderella. It was a refreshing surprise to see the film...

A music pick me up for your studying woes

A music pick me up for your studying woes

March 31, 2015

By Bora Zaloshnja & Danielle Walker People would assume that as the end of the day bell rings students would rejoice at being free of their academic duties, but this is often only the case...

PartyNextDoors first mixtape cover. He has made other songs which are featured on his album and EP

Up and Coming Artist: Partynextdoor

February 10, 2015

  In 2013, Drake signed Jahron Anthony Brathwaite, also known by his stage name, PartyNextDoor. Adding him to his producing label named OVO Sound, PartyNextDoor has become internationally...

Lana Del Rey: Coming out from the shadows

Lana Del Rey: Coming out from the shadows

February 10, 2015

Lana Del Rey has been making music since 2011 but she is just now gaining a larger following. She has always had a cult group of fans since the beginning but ever since her new album Ultraviolence came...

Paddington Movie Review

Paddington Movie Review

February 10, 2015

Paddington came ou on Jan 16. It is based a 1950s children's book, so the movie is old fashioned, but high tech. The whole movie is an adventure that attracts both children and adults. Paddington...

Foo Fighters Album Review

Foo Fighters Album Review

February 5, 2015

  By Sophie Mariam (reporter) & Ingrid Morse (advertising manager)   Many Foo Fighters fans would know the band for their rock sound and exciting songs, and were exciting when their new...

Under-the-radar apps up for grabs

Under-the-radar apps up for grabs

January 22, 2015

  Games Phrase Party- Looking for a way to waste time? Phrase Party is a simple yet entertaining game to play with friends. The object of the game is to describe a word or phrase to your...

Big Hero 6 warms hearts of viewers of all ages

Big Hero 6 warms hearts of viewers of all ages

January 22, 2015

By Christine Cheon The first Disney motion picture film to feature Marvel Comics characters, Big Hero 6 tells the story of 14-year-old robotics genius, Hiro Hamada and his inflated companion, Baymax...

Exploring McLean’s TARC teams

January 21, 2015

By Nora Hashem and Ethan Cherry This is going to be our year", said physics teacher Tom Pratuch. Pratuch has been sponsoring TARC rocket teams since roughly 2006, when a group of students in his AP...

Battle of the Fans Mockingjay Review

Battle of the Fans Mockingjay Review

January 16, 2015

Mockingjay Newbie Reporter | Anjalie Chauhan Following a year of suffering without any knowledge of how The Hunger Games movies would progress, I was glad to get back into the theater. Because...

Lords of the Fallen is okay

Lords of the Fallen is okay

January 10, 2015

By Mark Mizusawa Design Editor Atop the summit of a snowy mountain lies a castle, decrepit from abandonment but far from uninhabited. Grotesque creatures roam the halls with trans-dimensional knights....

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb captivatingly ends the trilogy

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” captivatingly ends the trilogy

January 10, 2015

By Julia Al-Akkad Managing Editor “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” marks the end of the family-friendly trilogy with an overall entertaining story line for all. Teddy Roosevelt, Octavius,...

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