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SHS Undercover Star: Alexis Reyes

SHS Undercover Star: Alexis Reyes

Karina Davila, Staff Writer
June 15, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

You may know Alexis Reyes as an SHS junior who is very friendly and active in the Black Knight community;  she plays field hockey in the fall, is on the girl’s lacrosse team, in  MYLC, an editor for the Round Table, and is a part of NHS.  But you may know know that she is also a fantastic vocalis...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Wins Big at Tony Awards

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Wins Big at Tony Awards

Andrew Cohen, Staff Writer
June 13, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Tonys happened! On Sunday, June 11, Kevin Spacey took the stage of the Beacon Theater and put on a great show as host. One good thing about the show was that they don’t show all the less prominent awards, which would annoy people greatly. The Tony’s feature many awards such as “Best Scenic...

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Matthew Eldredge, Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2
June 8, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

The sequel to James Gunn’s delightful original, manages to retain its charm and kept its audiences smiling from beginning to end. The film follows the  intergalactic journey of the guardians crew, plus a few new additions.The plot takes several twists and turns, but ultimately comes down to two major...

Alien: Covenant Delivers Thrills and Suspense

Alien: Covenant Delivers Thrills and Suspense

Matthew Rade, Staff Writer
June 2, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Over the Memorial Day weekend I saw the new movie Alien: Covenant. Director Ridley Scott did an amazing job creating a film that kept you on the edge of your seat the entire time. The movie starts out on a colony ship that is headed for a distant planet to start the human race on another planet. The ship...

All Shook Up Has Us Shook

All Shook Up Has Us Shook

Carlos Nique, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

This year’s production ramps it up with more rock and roll, but does it hit all the notes?   As spring rolls around, it comes time for The Strawberry Hill Players to present their newest musical. I have been a fan of their past productions, but always felt that they were in some ways a l...

The Poetry Slam Was a Slam Dunk

The Poetry Slam Was a Slam Dunk

Miguel Castillo, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Stamford High held its annual Poetry Slam on the 27th of April, hosting students from all across the district. The Poetry Slam consists of contestants getting on stage and reciting one of many poems to the crowd, and other poets waiting for their turn. The poets were only allowed three minutes per per...

Drama Club’s “All Shook Up” debuts this weekend

Drama Club’s “All Shook Up” debuts this weekend

Carlos Nique, Staf Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

This weekend is the debut of The Strawberry Hill Player's Spring musical, "All Shook Up." Reporter Carlos Nique sat down with members of the production to find out a little bit about what viewers can expect. See "All Shook UP" in the auditorium at 8 p.m. on April 28, April 29, May 5, or May 6, or...

Do You Have a Warped View of Warped Tour?

Do You Have a Warped View of Warped Tour?

Kasey Borjas, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Have you ever heard of Warped Tour? Well, if you haven't, it's a traveling rock festival that has toured the United States (including three or four stops in Canada) each summer since 1995. It is the largest travelling music festival in the United States and is the longest-running touring music festival in North...

The Disney Renaissance

The Disney Renaissance

Carlos Nique, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

The Disney Renaissance: How your favorite animation studio became a pop culture phenomenon. Intro: It may be hard to imagine but there was a point where the Disney Animation Studio was in a bit of a rut. They hadn’t had a true classic film come out since 1967’s The Jungle Book, and it look...

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