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Cult Classic Countdown

Cult Classic Countdown

Sarah Honosky, A&E Editor

October 20, 2014


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A Cult Classic TV show is the kind of television that people follow so passionately and obsessively that their sanity is often doubted. These aren’t necessarily the shows with the largest following, we aren’t talking programs like Judge Judy or Wheel of Fortune that generate insane amounts of viewers...

Book Review: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Eme Massarelli, Operations Editor

October 19, 2014


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The Five People You Meet In Heaven, written by Mitch Albom, takes place at an old amusement park called Ruby Pier, where maintenance man Eddie dies in a freak accident on his birthday. After his death, Eddie must face the five people who had a major impact on his life. Through a series of flashbacks, Eddie ...

Music Reviews: Walk The Moon and HAIM

Music Reviews: Walk The Moon and HAIM

Morgan Broadus

October 19, 2014


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Walk The Moon: Forming in 2008, Walk The Moon started out as a young, indie-pop band from the roots of Cincinnati, Ohio. Members Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, and Eli Maiman have taken the indie scene by storm. Releasing a total of three albums so far, their fourth album, Talking Is...

Heartthrobs of the Early 2000s Attempting to Make a Comeback

Heartthrobs of the Early 2000s Attempting to Make a Comeback

Amalia Garcia-Pretelt, Social Media Editor

October 19, 2014


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Lizzie McGuire is back. Just kidding, it’s Hilary Duff, mother of one, divorcee of retired hockey player. Once a Disney star, Hilary Duff is set to release an album in early 2015. As a 27 year old, Hilary is also facing an internal conflict. She is torn between facing adulthood and sticking with her...

22 Jump Street Deemed a Success

Madeline Hamer, staff writer

October 19, 2014


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It’s no secret that the sequel is never quite as good as the original. There are exceptions though, including 22 Jump Street. Gaining the “Fresh” title on Rotten Tomatoes is not easy, but 22 Jump Street has managed to do this with an 84% like rate. This action and adventure comedy stars Channing...

Travis Grice Rocks Jorts

Tim DeSimone, Staff Writer

June 4, 2014


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13 years and seven instruments ago, young Travis Grice set off on his musical journey. Starting with piano Travis soon became literate in the art of music, and has become a leader on the forefront of drumline education. Or something like that. Accumulating seven years of concert band classes, five...

On Pointe

Emily Williams, Latitudes Editor

June 4, 2014


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For little girls, ballet lessons are a rite of passage. More than anything lessons are an hour of socializing with friends, wearing pink tutus, and staring at yourself in the mirror. However, a select few girls appreciate the elegance of a pirouette and revel in the perfection required of a true bal...

Carly Witt: A Future Hit

Cata Chernavvsky-Sequeira, Staff Writer

June 4, 2014


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Carly Witt has always loved singing and playing music, but it wasn’t until she was twelve that she really began to take singing seriously. Like many pre-teen girls, her first musical inspiration was punk rocker Avril Lavigne. Carly especially loved listening to Lavigne’s single, Complicated. As Carly...

Senior Art Show

Senior Art Show

Maggie Spindel and Nathaniel Hashisaki

May 1, 2014


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The senior art show occurs every year as a chance for the senior class members who have taken art over the years and want to show their work. Various media types are displayed, ranging from sculptures to photography. The reception and viewing of the art show will be happening the evening of April 30th...

Nayiri Krzystofo-WHAAT?

Nayiri Krzystofo-WHAAT?

Sarah Rainey

April 30, 2014


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Nayiri Krzysztofowicz. The name that brings substitute teachers to an awkward pause while calling attendance, as they nervously sound out the foreign sounding syllables. She’s also the girl who everyone wishes they were best friends with because of her constantly smiley countenance and awesome personality. Behind...

Tina Fey Comes to Charlottesville

Sarah Honosky, Amalia Garcia, and Kristi Hagen

September 25, 2013


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On Sept. 14, Tina Fey came to Charlottesville as the first Presidential Speaker for the Arts, a new lecture series through UVA on the importance of arts. Three staff writers attended the lecture, and wrote reactions to Fey's speech. We are the Generation of Background Toilets, Sarah Honosky: Tina Fey wal...