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“Cursed Child” script impresses

“Cursed Child” script impresses

Veronica Yaron
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts, Reviews

Nine years after the last Harry Potter novel was released, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” hit bookstores on July 31 at midnight as the official eighth book in the series. As any other super-fan, I spent six hours at the midnight release party before grabbing my pre-ordered script and forwent ...

Technology takes over the Met Gala red carpet

Izzy Cavazzoni
June 17, 2016
Filed under Arts

As the rainy days of April ease into May with promises of warmer weather, everyday fashions are carried into summer street style fit for the higher temperatures. Still, true fashionistas know that the arrival of May does not just mean shopping for new Memorial Day Weekend outfits but also includes the...

Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival brought the heat

Allie Kuo
June 17, 2016
Filed under Arts

What’s Memorial Day weekend without beach traffic, sunburns in all shades of red and a festival featuring 50 food trucks? The annual Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival took place over the three-day weekend at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, with vendors from all over New Jersey and even as far as New York...

Slovak nominated for a ‘Tony of Monmouth County’

Annie Ruoff
June 17, 2016
Filed under Arts

Many call the Basie Awards “The Tonys of Monmouth County,” and as shown by its attendance, this year’s was no exception. The sold-out 11th Annual Basie Awards took place at the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank on May 18, and hundreds of high school performers, directors, friends and family gathered...

Don’t miss “Captain America: Civil War”

Ebenezer Shim
June 17, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Now, I may be still riding that movie high from sitting very close to the screen. But, it might just be that “Captain America: Civil War” completely exceeded every expectation I had for it, down to the very last post credits scene. In the constant struggle over how to make the next movie better...

Coachella is a festival, and a fashion show

Michelle Etienne
June 6, 2016
Filed under Arts

Coachella. Everyone knows the name and almost everyone wants to be there. Making itself one of the most sought-after music festivals in the world, Coachella began its reign in 1999. Located in Indio, Calif., thousands of dollars are dropped on everything from tickets to fancy food trucks and luxury...

Fashion history repeats itself

Kate Ridoux
June 6, 2016
Filed under Arts

Bellbottoms, chokers, oversized band tees, jelly sandals. The list goes on and on. Look back at any old photo of your parents and they’re sure to say, “Oh god, what was I wearing? What was I thinking?” Despite these cringe-worthy reactions, history tends to repeat itself, especially in the world...

Students search for the perfect prom dress

Grace Treshock
June 6, 2016
Filed under Arts

The hunt for a prom dress can be unbearable, tiring and most of all, stressful. Not all girls find themselves as lucky as sophomore Kate Ridoux of Wall. Ridoux fell in love with the first dress she tried on: a Tiffany blue two-piece gown from Castle Couture. “I just felt like myself in it, which is...

Throne of Glass Review

Kylie Lamb
January 10, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Due to the recent release of its fourth installment, the series “Throne of Glass” by Sarah J. Mass has been everywhere lately, and so I thought, why not take a shot at it myself? And, wow. Definitely the best book choice I've made recently. This fantasy novel takes place in Adarlan, a region in...

Age of Ultron Review

June 17, 2015
Filed under Reviews

By EBENEZER SHIM - The coming of the long-awaited movie, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” brought thrilling, yet uneasy feelings to comic book enthusiasts and movie-lovers alike. After “Avengers Assembled,” I have been anticipating “Age of Ultron” since 2012 in hopes that it would be as awesome...

“The Breakfast Club” Costumes

“The Breakfast Club” Costumes

Maura DeRose
June 17, 2015
Filed under Arts

Of course people use clothes to express themselves, but I wondered how much what we wear affects how we are perceived. And more importantly, do our clothes change how we see ourselves? As an experiment, I spent a week wearing outfits inspired by the five main characters of The Breakfast Club, the...

Taylor Swift’s transition to pop

Taylor Swift’s transition to pop

January 13, 2015
Filed under Arts, Opinion

BY COURNEY KUSHNIR - By now I’m sure you’ve heard that singer/songwriter Taylor Swift has completely broken up with country music and has started a new and full time relationship with pop. For better or for worse, loyal Swift fans like myself have committed to sticking with Taylor through all of...

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