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Under Review: “La La Land”

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor
January 18, 2017 • 119 views
Filed under Culture, Reviews, Showcase

Movie musical "La La Land" transports audiences back in time with its jazzy soundtrack and Classic Hollywood glamour.

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Under Review: “Black Mirror” gives dark but accurate social commentary

Under Review: “Black Mirror” gives dark but accurate social commentary

Kate Habich, Staff Writer
January 9, 2017 • 151 views
Filed under Culture, Reviews, Showcase

The British anthology show continues to fascinate viewers in its third season with futuristic technology that reveal truths about our modern life.

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Under Review: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” turns characters upside down

Under Review: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” turns characters upside down

Sophie Caldwell, Staff Writer
January 3, 2017 • 135 views
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The long-awaited revival "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" did not live up to the high standards set by the original beloved comfort show.

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What a Fool Believes: The ultimate 2016 playlist

What a Fool Believes: The ultimate 2016 playlist

John Kennedy, Music Columnist
December 28, 2016 • 147 views
Filed under Columns, Culture, Opinions, Showcase

Senior John Kennedy reflects on the best of the 2016 music scene.

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Day in the Life of a Stage Manager for “Complete History of America (abridged)”

Day in the Life of a Stage Manager for “Complete History of America (abridged)”

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer
November 24, 2016 • 191 views
Filed under Culture, day in the life, Odds&Ends, Showcase

Read about the behind-the-scenes action of crew members and stage manager Sophia Kontos during the production "A Brief History of America."

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Former Rangerettes: From from the Kilgore stadium to the VST

Former Rangerettes: From from the Kilgore stadium to the VST

Sophia Kontos and Jack Shea
November 11, 2016 • 353 views
Filed under Culture, Showcase

Four teachers have been part of the Rangerettes drill team in Kilgore College, TX. This semester they reunited in the dance studio.

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Author pushes YA novel conventions with “The Thousandth Floor”

Author pushes YA novel conventions with “The Thousandth Floor”

Kate Habich, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016 • 259 views
Filed under Alumni, Culture

Katie McGee's NYT Bestselling novel, "The Thousandth Floor," explores an optimistic future of the world. See what she has to say about her inspiration. Video included.

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Exhibition in Great Hall features Houston’s refugee artists

Exhibition in Great Hall features Houston’s refugee artists

Eli Maierson, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016 • 527 views
Filed under Art, Culture, Showcase

"Triumph of the Human Spirit," an exhibition held in the Great Hall Oct. 7-9, featured work from Houston's refugee and immigrant artists.

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Beyoncé puts Houston’s “love on top”

Beyoncé puts Houston’s “love on top”

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016 • 421 views
Filed under Culture, Showcase

Beyoncé's concert in Houston during her Formation World Tour brought energy, empowerment, and infectious love.

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One-Act plays showcase range of emotion, experience

One-Act plays showcase range of emotion, experience

Andrew Duong, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016 • 398 views
Filed under Culture, Showcase

The Fall One-Acts captivated audiences with short scenes such as "Gel Us," "2B (or not 2B)" and "Blushing Pilgrim."

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Under Review: Stranger Things

Under Review: Stranger Things

Emma Shea, Social Media Editor
September 19, 2016 • 380 views
Filed under Culture, Reviews, Showcase

The Netflix original "Stranger Things" quickly and quietly became a smash hit over the summer. The show's unique premise, 80's themes, and talented actors all contribute to its appeal

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Maverick Munchies: Biskit Junkie

Maverick Munchies: Biskit Junkie

Emma Shea, Social Media Editor
September 5, 2016 • 358 views
Filed under food, Showcase

Biskit Junkie on Westheimer serves funky sandwiches--loaded ingredients and served in, of course, biscuits.

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