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Popularity of Vinyl Records Grow

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under A&L, Music

In the late ‘70s, St. Louis citizens Tom Ray and Lew Prince found that they shared a similar dissatisfaction toward mainstream record stores. The pair collaborated to run a record store of their own, one run from “the customer’s point of view,” according to the store’s website. What began...

Video: Orchestra concert

Athena Zeng, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2015


Filed under A&L, Music

Review: Girls Generation “Catch Me If You Can”

Review: Girls Generation “Catch Me If You Can”

Lucy Cao, Online Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under A&L, Columns, Music, Opinions

2015 is proving to be an exciting year for Korean pop music (k-pop) fans, specifically those who worship the "2nd" generation of idol groups: Super Junior, Girls Generation, EXO, Big Bang, 2ne1. On April 10th, Girl's Generation released a new Japanese single, "Catch Me If You Can". The single was...

Review: Insurgent

Review: Insurgent

Alia Arif, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2015


Filed under Movies

Last weekend, the second installment of the Divergent series, Insurgent, premiered in theaters. As many know, the series is based on the Young Adult trilogy Divergent, written by Veronica Roth.  Rebel Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley), is on the run because of her ‘special mind’, along with her smoking...

Photo Gallery: AP Studio Art holds art show

Photo Gallery: AP Studio Art holds art show

Brittany Freeman and Sarah Wang

March 26, 2015


Filed under A&L, Top Stories

The AP Art Show held last Monday, March 23 to Friday, March 27 in the theatre lobby expressed an array of varying ideas and talents. The show featured AP art students such as seniors Colin McHugh and Mackenzie Wade; juniors Emily Robinson and Kaitlyn Perrier; and sophomores Erin Rauber and Lucy Zhu. Melissa...

Orchestra performs at festival

Ellie Toler, Copy Editor

March 12, 2015


Filed under A&L

Around 120 students donned in their best dress clothes—boys sporting black suits and girls clad in long black dresses—boarded three buses yesterday at 1:15 p.m. to travel to Eureka High School. The concert and symphonic orchestras competed at the Large Ensemble Festival yesterday. Both orchestras...

Students trift shop

Ellie Toler and Athena Zeng

March 12, 2015


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, A&L

‘Hey Macklemore, can we go thrift shopping?’ Nick Vaaler, senior, can. He started ‘thrifting’ a few years ago. Now, it’s become a hobby of his. Vaaler said he thrifts at least once a week, usually on Mondays because that’s when Savers has their 25 percent off sale. He thrifts because...

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