Inklings News

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Bringing backstage into centerstage

November 23, 2016

By Kaya Leitner ’19   The audience of “The Music Man” gave a standing ovation Sunday afternoon to applaud the efforts of the performers as they bowed in unison to commence the show. Spirits remained high as the crowd continued to cheer for their favorite roles as the actors and actresse...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Sebastian Avila’s work production breeds success

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann '19   Sebastian Avila ’17 has never stopped following his dreams. The imaginative artist has received awards in his high school career through his composure of wax and charcoal pastel drawings. Avila never flips his pencil to use his eraser but instead makes “every mist...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Mixed reactions to SNL skits reflect election tension

November 23, 2016

By Cate Casparius ’19 & Jack Shapiro ’19   Saturday Night Live” is a television sketch comedy that satirizes many topics relating to American society, including the 2016 presidential election. “Ever since the show debuted in the fall of 1975, it’s earned fans’ trust in ...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] New mural in music hallway draws attention

November 23, 2016

By Adam Wenkoff ’18   There is a new mural in the music hallway at Staples, and it has been garnering a lot of attention throughout the school. The mural can be found next to the music department’s offices, and it was hung this past summer. The mural was requested by orchestra teac...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] “Doctor Strange” bewitches late-2016 box office

November 23, 2016

By Christoph Russi '18   In Scott Derrickson’s “Doctor Strange,” the Marvel cinematic universe churns out yet another joyride action/adventure superhero movie, but this time with an appealingly flawed main character whose journey entails more inward soul-searching than outward conflict. The film...

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