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Multicultural show energizes audience

Multicultural show energizes audience

Dani Orloff, Noah Orloff, and Abby Intveld

April 15, 2019


Filed under Galleries, News

As junior Zahra Mohamud reflects on this year's multicultural show's performance, she said she was proud of the initiative students took to create the performance this year.   “I was a part of the show freshman year but the thing was it was never student-led. It was always a teacher who took the resp...

‘Sex Education’ doesn’t satisfy

‘Sex Education’ doesn’t satisfy

Emma Yarger

February 7, 2019


Filed under Reviews

“Sex Education” makes a surface level attempt to break the mold and only lands with inattentive audiences. This show is one of Netflix’s most recent attempts at a hit. However, it comes off just so — as an attempt. With a storyline full of tropes it is clear the show is trying too hard. “...

‘Maniac’ goes inside the brain to break yours

‘Maniac’ goes inside the brain to break yours

Megan Raatz

October 18, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Science and technology are ever-evolving and improving. We can now mend bones, recreate lost limbs, and replace faulty hearts, but there is something science has not been able to do yet: fix a broken mind. This is the scenario we are confronted with in Netflix's new colorfully nihilistic psychological drama,...

‘American Vandal’ goes beyond immature humor

‘American Vandal’ goes beyond immature humor

Abby Intveld

September 30, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment, Reviews

Leading up to the release of season two, I was nervous that “American Vandal” wouldn’t live up to the success of its first season. But within the first five minutes of the show, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. “American Vandal” season two follows the student detectives Sam Ecklund (...

Netflix show brings diversity to the industry

Netflix show brings diversity to the industry

Amaia Barajas

May 7, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

When I first heard of this show, I thought it was going to be another cheesy Netflix teen show, but thank God it wasn’t. Instead of the usual obnoxious and tacky characters some teen shows generate, “On My Block” is able to show dynamic characters with new, talented actors. “On My Block” t...

Multicultural show promotes diversity

Multicultural show promotes diversity

Jenna Cook

May 4, 2018


Filed under News

Dancing around the stage at this year’s multicultural show, senior Erika Wilson said she chose to participate because of her love for dancing and learning about the culture of others. The multicultural show took place in the auditorium May 1 including a fashion show where...

Winter concert honors fallen soldiers

Winter concert honors fallen soldiers

Maddie Lund and Emma Kempf

December 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to band teacher Steven Schmitz, the first band concert of the year previewed holiday music and songs they will perform on their trip to Hawaii this spring. “We wanted to have a holiday element for sure, so every band had a holiday piece. There was some Hanukkah represented and Christmas,”...

‘Big Fish’ concludes opening weekend

‘Big Fish’ concludes opening weekend

Nicole Sanford

November 14, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

Walking into the auditorium Sunday afternoon, freshman Lily Strathman said she knew very little about ‘Big Fish’ before attending. “My sister’s in it, (but) I knew nothing about ‘Big Fish.’ I didn’t know anything,” Strathman said. “(The show) was good, I expected it to be good.” ...

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