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Day in the Life of a “Curtains” ensemble member

Day in the Life of a “Curtains” ensemble member

Maggie Ballard and Sophia Kontos
February 24 • 148 views
Filed under Culture, day in the life, Odds&Ends, Showcase

Read about a day in the life of preparing for the spring musical "Curtains," from chorus actresses Sophia Kontos and Maggie Ballard.

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Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief
February 21 • 46 views
Filed under Culture, Reviews, Showcase

"One Day at a Time," a Netflix original series based on the 1975 show of the same name, tells the story of the Cuban-American Alvarez family. The show features typical family-based sitcom themes while also exploring the cultural values of the Alvarez's.

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Special Music: “Alaska”

Special Music: “Alaska”

Video crew
February 16 • 107 views
Filed under Art, Culture, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

"Special Music" recaptures original musical arrangements performed during Upper School Chapel.

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Vine shutdown removes student platform

Vine shutdown removes student platform

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer
February 1 • 218 views
Filed under Culture, News, Showcase

Twitter's shutdown of popular video-sharing app Vine impacted many students, who liked the platform for its conciseness and broad range of subject matter.

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Day in the Life of a “Black Comedy” actress

Day in the Life of a “Black Comedy” actress

Irene Vazquez, Editor in Chief
January 25 • 279 views
Filed under Culture, day in the life, Odds&Ends, Showcase

Read about a day in the life of Irene Vazquez, an actress in the winter play "Black Comedy."

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Under Review: “La La Land”

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor
January 18 • 182 views
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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 • 188 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 • 165 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 • 206 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 • 224 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 • 391 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 • 292 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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