The Review

Under Review: “La La Land”

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

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

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


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.

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


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

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.

What a Fool Believes: The ultimate 2016 playlist

John Kennedy, Music Columnist

December 28, 2016


Filed under COLUMNS, CULTURE, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

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

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


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."

Former Rangerettes: From from the Kilgore stadium to the VST

Sophia Kontos and Jack Shea

November 11, 2016


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.

Author pushes YA novel conventions with “The Thousandth Floor”

Kate Habich and Kate Habich

October 31, 2016


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.

One-Act plays showcase range of emotion, experience

One-Act plays showcase range of emotion, experience

Andrew Duong, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

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

Under Review: Stranger Things

Under Review: Stranger Things

Emma Shea, Social Media Editor

September 19, 2016


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

Under Review: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Under Review: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Emily Chen, Online Editor

June 15, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

"X-Men: Apocalypse", the long-anticipated end to the "First Class" trilogy, misses the mark as a continuation of the "X-Men" saga.

Under Preview: “Captain America: Civil War”

Under Preview: “Captain America: Civil War”

Emily Chen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Captain America: Civil War, premiering Friday April 6, must break free of tired conventions and hold its place within the Marvel Cinematic Universe to meet expectations.

ISAS: The arts festival experience

ISAS: The arts festival experience

Iris Chen and Max Westmark

April 20, 2016


Filed under ART, CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Fine Arts groups showcased their skills and attended workshops at ISAS arts festival in San Antonio. Photo and video included.

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