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The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

“Working for the Knife” is Mitski’s latest single in her new album, “Laurel Hell.” It’s the first song that she has released since she announced that she would quit the music scene in 2019.

How “Working for the Knife” is a cry for help: Mitski’s musical journey

Jennifer Liu, Staff Writer March 25, 2022
“Working for the Knife” is Mitski’s latest single in her new album, “Laurel Hell.” It’s the first song that she has released since she announced that she would quit the music scene in 2019. Freshman Jennifer Liu shares her thoughts.
Students embrace a niche microgenre of music.

The whirlwind rise of hyperpop

Indrani Maitra, Executive Content Editor March 10, 2022
Students embrace a niche microgenre of music.
Senior Indrani Maitra takes us through her top six songs of 2021. 

Opinion: Top Albums of 2021

Indrani Maitra, Executive Content Editor February 16, 2022
Senior Indrani Maitra takes us through her top six songs of 2021. 
The alma mater is sung at every chapel in the Middle, Lower and Upper School.

Alma mater unites community, raises student morale

Jennifer Liu, Staff Writer February 10, 2022
The alma mater, which is sung at every chapel, raises students' morale and allows the community to reflect on the important things in their lives.

Three minutes on stage, years in the making [Video: Claremont Heir performs holiday classic]

Lucy Walker, Staff Writer December 13, 2021
Claremont Heir performs original songs and covers at gigs around the city. With only five months left of the school year, Claremont Heir is completing its run at St. John's.
Due to the pandemic, members of the College Board have adjusted the locations and timings of the AP exams.

Students adjust to AP schedule changes, prepare for exams

Arjun Maitra and Shreyes Balachandran May 11, 2021
Due to the pandemic, the College Board has adjusted the locations and timings of the AP exams.
Nicholas Fenouil has become a popular music producer who has worked with local artists including rapper Don Toliver.

Fenouil works with ‘cutting-edge’ musicians

Gabrielle Solymosy, Copy Editor March 31, 2021
Senior Nicholas Fenouil predominantly produces rap, hip-hop and trap music and has worked with musicians including Houston-born rapper Don Toliver, who has over 1.2 million Spotify followers. 
Metal health: Music for a chaotic world

Metal health: Music for a chaotic world

Indrani Maitra, Assignments Editor March 26, 2021
Junior Indrani Maitra shares her thoughts on metal music.
Maierson Melodies: Top songs of 2020

Maierson Melodies: Top songs of 2020

Bailey Maierson, Design Editor January 26, 2021
Senior Bailey Maierson takes us into the playlist that got her through 2020. Listen along as you read about the parts of each piece and artist choices that resonated with her most.
After their live concert was cancelled, the Flinns decided to live stream for the guests that had RSVP’d.

Pandemic pop: musicians resort to virtual concerts, streaming services

Indrani Maitra, Copy Editor April 14, 2020
As the nation adjusts to the new reality of life under self-quarantine, a number of artists and bands are connecting with their fans on live streaming platforms to help alleviate the uncertainty and fear instigated by the outbreak. 
Malcolm and his band performed at White Oak Music Hall on Sept. 29.

Senior pursues singing, songwriting, performing

SJ Lasley and Keval Shah October 14, 2019
On Sept. 29, senior Scotty Malcolm and his band performed at White Oak Music Hall. Malcolm released his first EP this summer.
Taylor Swift released Lover at midnight on August 23.

Under Review: Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

Mac Bechtol, Staff Writer September 25, 2019
"Lover," Taylor Swift's latest studio album, showcases her personal growth and provides insight into her relationship with Joe Alwyn.
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