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[Oct. 2016 Arts] Staples Players presents “The Music Man” for fall production

November 22, 2016

By Shaina Selvaraju ’17   This fall, Staples Players will perform the Tony Award winning musical, “The Music Man.” The musical centers on a con man named Harold Hill, played by Jacob Leaf ’17, who sells instruments to people in River City, Iowa with the promise that he will teach ...

Nature’s Worst Brings Out Man’s Best

Nature’s Worst Brings Out Man’s Best

May 29, 2011

The largest tornado in American history, which killed 125 and left the town of Joplin, Missouri in tatters, is the latest addition to the already long list of recent natural disasters. Man’s vulnerability and helplessness in the face of 200 miles per hour winds and earthquakes that register 8.9 on the richter ...

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

May 19, 2011

Sammy Warshaw '12 A&E Editor Oh, how times have changed. When I first heard the news that Kenneth Branagh was slated to direct the Marvel Studios summer blockbuster “Thor,” based on the classic comic book series, I nearly did a double take. First off, for those who aren’t familiar with Branagh, you m...

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

May 18, 2011

Oh, how times have changed. When I first heard the news that Kenneth Branagh was slated to direct the Marvel Studios summer blockbuster “Thor,” based on the classic comic book series, I nearly did a double take. First off, for those who aren’t familiar with Branagh, you might recognize him as Gi...

Arm and Hammer: Will Newcomer Hemsworth, Star of Summer’s First Big Movie, “Thor,” Keep Marvel on Top?

Arm and Hammer: Will Newcomer Hemsworth, Star of Summer’s First Big Movie, “Thor,” Keep Marvel on Top?

May 5, 2011

The last time we saw Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, his body was being blown up into a billion pieces after an emotional moment of sacrifice in order to save his son’s life in JJ Abrams’ “Star Trek.” Somewhere in the galaxies above, in that brisk sci-fi reboot, we caught a glimpse of ...

Inklings Review: Kid Cudi's 'Man on the Moon 11: The Legend of Mr. Rager'

Inklings Review: Kid Cudi's 'Man on the Moon 11: The Legend of Mr. Rager'

November 12, 2010

Mike Nussbaum '11 Web Managing Editor Kid Cudi’s sophomore album “Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager” is a head-turner, although it may not seem so at first. Cudi’s lyrics mixed with his unique beats make for an enjoyable experience that is so revolutionary and so different from his last alb...

Not Iron, But Still Bronze

Not Iron, But Still Bronze

May 11, 2010

Sammy Warshaw '12 A&E Editor Two years ago Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man” shocked audiences and critics across the country. It had everything, great performances, great action and surprisingly snappy dialogue. As for the sequel, “Iron Man 2” it does not disappoint, but does not excee...

Spring Movie Preview

Spring Movie Preview

April 13, 2010

Sammy Warshaw '12 Staff Writer MacGruber: Lets face it, no one can remember when an SNL skit stretched out into a feature length movie, and became a hit. Not at the box office, not on DVD, and not in the laughing department. There was “Superstar,” “Blues Brothers 2000” and everyone’s fav...

Jacob Meisel, the Aspiring Weather Man

Jacob Meisel, the Aspiring Weather Man

December 8, 2009

Stevie Klein '12 Web Features Editor From a young age until now, Jacob Meisel '13 could not help but be intrigued by lightning; it's power and its mystery. From then on he realized that he had a passion for exploring weather. "I lived in Los Angeles where the weather was normally calm, so I loved visiting Cape...

Big Brother is Watching You Read! Man in Library Infringes on Students’ Personal Freedom

Big Brother is Watching You Read! Man in Library Infringes on Students’ Personal Freedom

November 25, 2009

Isaac Stein '12 Staff Writer Four tests in six hours. Somehow, I need to find solace in doing something completely unproductive for at least 15 minutes of my free period. It’s period seven, so the cafeteria is closed and I can’t find a sandwich to alleviate my problems. I, instead, look to the ...

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