The Review

Make Up Your Mind: Haley Heyndrickx’s “I Need to Start a Garden”

Make Up Your Mind: Haley Heyndrickx’s “I Need to Start a Garden”

Sophia Kontos, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

Online Editor-in-Chief Sophia Kontos reviews Haley Heyndrickx’s album "I Need to Start a Garden".

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

Indrani Maitra and Keval Shah

November 10, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

On Oct. 25, the SAAG hosted an assembly to celebrate South Asian culture and traditions.

Make Up Your Mind: River Whyless’ “Kindness, A Rebel”

Make Up Your Mind: River Whyless’ “Kindness, A Rebel”

Sophia Kontos, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Whyless Rivers' 2018 album "Kindness, A Rebel" features foot-tapping instrumentals and poignant lyrics.

Special Music: Cara Wolff performs “The Best Day”

Special Music: Cara Wolff performs “The Best Day”

Video Staff

November 7, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, VIDEO

Senior Cara Wolff performed "The Best Day" in chapel.

Class Act: Piano teacher Yvonne Chen

Class Act: Piano teacher Yvonne Chen

Katina Christensen and Tyler King, Staff Writers

November 1, 2017


Filed under CLASS ACT, FEATURES

At an age when most music students are starting lessons, Yvonne Chen was teaching piano lessons. Growing up in a suburb of Washington, D.C., Chen started playing piano at age five, inspired by her older sister, who also played. Chen practiced with her house windows open, and her neighbors heard he...

Artists at ACL promote unity in the wake of tragedy

Artists at ACL promote unity in the wake of tragedy

Noel Madland, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Artists brought people together through stunning performances and demonstrations of unity at ACL Relive the festival with these photos and videos of the concerts.

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan opens up about her journey

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan opens up about her journey

Lilah Gaber, Social Media Editor

August 3, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Lindsey Jordan of the rock band Snail Mail discusses her experiences as a young woman in the music industry.

Free Press Summer Fest 2017 Preview

Free Press Summer Fest 2017 Preview

Irene Vazquez, Claire Furse, and Lilah Gaber

June 2, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, ODDS&ENDS, SHOWCASE

Read these essential tips from Irene, Claire, and Lilah before the 2017 Free Press Summer Fest.

What a Fool Believes: Wickedness or Weakness-The duality of “DAMN.”

What a Fool Believes: Wickedness or Weakness-The duality of “DAMN.”

John Kennedy, Music columnist

May 12, 2017


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Music columnist John Kennedy reviews Kendrick Lamar's new album "DAMN.," which includes the hits "HUMBLE." and "DNA."

Banana Blender band legacy lives on

Banana Blender band legacy lives on

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under ALUMNI, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE

Hear some of the greatest hits from the Houston band Banana Blender Surprise. Three of the five members are St. John's alumni.

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

Amy Liu and Mia Fares

April 8, 2017


Filed under CULTURE

Visual arts and theater groups attended the ISAS Arts Festival April 6-8. Read about highlights and interesting artists.

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.

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