The Review

Félicitations: Texas French Symposium 2016

Félicitations: Texas French Symposium 2016

April 11, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

View a photo gallery, video and results of the Texas French Symposium! St. John's placed second overall out of 41 schools.

Philosophy Club ponders moral issues in Ethics Bowl

Stephen Kim and Amy Liu

February 16, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, NEWS, SHOWCASE

St. John's Philosophy Club participated in the regional High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 6, where they won the Civility Award and engaged in philosophical discussion.

International Day showcases Indian dance, cuisine

International Day showcases Indian dance, cuisine

Alexander Kim, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE

International Club partnered with SAAG to showcase Indian culture through music, dance, and food from Wednesday, Jan. 20 to Thursday, Jan. 21.

Day in the life of a winter play actress

Day in the life of a winter play actress

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

January 29, 2015


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Even though there are only eleven girls in the Winter Play, "Talking With...," the preparation behind the scenes is both time-consuming and exhausting. Follow a day in the life of Irene Vazquez, who plays an Appalachian snake charmer.

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

Surplus of prospective actors results in additional winter play

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


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After creating the fall one act plays in 2013, the Fine Arts department decided this year to add another set of one acts for the winter season.

Under Review: Night at the Museum 3

Christian Maines, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS

Even with an excellent cast, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb's" shallow comedy cannot compensate for its predictability or lack of plot.

Under Review: Mockingjay, Part 1

Under Review: Mockingjay, Part 1

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014


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Despite its fine acting and camera shots, “Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1” just does not have enough plot to be satisfying.

Popularity of fine arts creates overcrowding issues

Popularity of fine arts creates overcrowding issues

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

November 6, 2014


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Increased numbers in choir, theatre and band have forced fine arts teachers to adjust.

Fall One-Acts captivate audience

Fall One-Acts captivate audience

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014


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Scenes from the Fall One-Acts varied from a baby’s life before delivery to a simple yet revealing talk between two psychiatric patients.

Under Review: “Cantinflas”

Under Review: “Cantinflas”

Marisa Murillo, Photographer

October 6, 2014


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Acknowledging a diverse audience by alternating English and Spanish in speech and subtitles, “Cantinflas” tells the story of Mario Moreno, a comedian widely regarded as the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico.

Under Review: “Boyhood”

Under Review: “Boyhood”

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

An incredible piece of independent filmmaking, “Boyhood” is a thought-provoking and realistic film that moves the heart and soul by focusing on its interesting characters.

Under Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Under Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

August 9, 2014


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Marvel's newest release, "Guardians of the Galaxy," balances explosion-packed fight scenes with clever humor.

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