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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 ...

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