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‘Westworld’ series remake outshines original

'Westworld' series remake outshines original

Maria Eberhart, Staff writer

November 17, 2016

Based on the 1973 film of the same name, the newest big-budget drama series from HBO is an escapist fantasy that explores questions of consciousness and morality while playing on the familiar fear of artificial intelligence. Westworld caters to the male elite who frequent the immersive theme park...

‘Doctor Strange’ bewitches audience

'Doctor Strange' bewitches audience

Emma Walz, Managing editor

November 17, 2016

Buildings start tilting at all sorts of angles, folding into themselves as the world transforms around a group of hooded figures fighting a single bald-headed woman. Instead of throwing punches, these foes must exchange blows using energy sparks drawn from thin air, while navigating the ever-changing...

Fashion Forward: Christy Reid

Fashion Forward: Christy Reid

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief

November 9, 2016

Junior Christy Reid's fashion spurs from a need for comfort while still looking good. But, Reid doesn't need to break the bank for her style. "I like to wear cute and comfortable clothes that make me feel good. It's fun to find new and different outfit combinations from the clothes I already have,"...

Modern Day Picasso: Ariana Gladstone

Modern Day Picasso: Ariana Gladstone

Patrick Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

Senior Ariana Gladstone is known for her sentimental compositions. She describes her style as imitationalism or emotionalism.

Happening Hair: Anne Murphy

Happening Hair: Anne Murphy

Emily Persinger, Emlyn Langlieb, and Emily Williams

November 2, 2016

Sophomore Anne Murphy turns heads in the hallway with her vibrant magenta hair. Murphy’s inspiration for dying her hair was being in a private school. “I was so restricted for 10 years,” Murphy said. In an attempt to break the status quo, Murphy dyes her hair every two months to keep the energetic...

Teacher Tidbit: Tom Maranville

Teacher Tidbit: Tom Maranville

Emily Persinger, Emlyn Langlieb, and Emily Williams

November 1, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology teacher Tom Maranville confesses his interest in “Star Wars” by repeatedly watching the movies, buying souvenir cups and visiting Disney. “I like ‘Star Wars’ so much so I try to indoctrinate everybody else into ‘Star Wars,’” Maranville said.

Art Students Travel to Zoo

Art Students Travel to Zoo

Hanna Bewley, Associate editor

November 1, 2016

Senior Belle Harmeson begins sculpting an antelope on a field trip to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in DC on Friday.  Clay, photo and studio classes attended the trip and were assigned either three sculptures, photos or 15 figure drawings, depending on what class they were taking.