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More than just a can of ‘Hairspray!’

More than just a can of ‘Hairspray!’

Kailanianna Ablog, Opinions Editor, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Funky tunes, societal expectation and racial inequality are at the epicenter of the Saint Louis Center of Arts’ spring musical “Hairspray!” Set in Baltimore during 1962, the musical focuses on plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad as she lands a spot on the popular “Corny Collins Show” and, with ...

A galactic war seizes Earth in ‘Aldnoah.Zero’

A galactic war seizes Earth in ‘Aldnoah.Zero’

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2017

In a universe where humans and Martians struggle to coexist, the Japanese anime series “Aldnoah.Zero” thrusts 15-year-olds Kaizuka Inaho and Slaine Troyard into battle after the Martian princess Asseylum Vers Allusia is almost assassinated. Since Heavens’ Fall, the name given to the failed attempt by t...

Altogether Now: ‘Hairspray!’ Wow!

Korynn Grennert, Lyric Medeiros and Marlo Nettel in their costumes for “Hairspray.” Photo courtesy of Marlo Nettel.

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor

March 9, 2017

With the current political atmosphere fueled by racial tensions, many agree that a show like “Hairspray: The Broadway Musical” could not have come at a better time. The Tony Award-winning production can be seen every weekend, until March 19, at Saint Louis School’s Mamiya Theatre. “I kno...

Academy Awards filled with firsts

To see a complete list of winners for this year’s 89th Academy Awards, visit http://oscar.go.com/news/winners/oscar-winners-2017-see-the-complete-list.

Martha Nicholas, Reporter

March 3, 2017

Every year, the Academy Awards leaves film fanatics buzzing over notable movies and up-and-coming Hollywood standouts. This year, however, the ceremony had people talking about a major mishap. In a dramatic finish to the live televised event, “La La Land” was incorrectly announced as best picture. As ...

Adele dominates 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Adele takes home Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal and Best Pop Solo at this year’s Grammy Awards. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Martha Nicholas, Reporter

February 21, 2017

The GRAMMY Awards celebrated its 59th annual ceremony last Sunday, hosted by “The Late Late Show” host James Corden. The night was filled with astonishing performances by The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran and Hawaii's own Bruno Mars. The most surprising performance, however, came from singer Adele. In...

‘Hidden Figures’ soars high at the box office

 Octavia Spencer (left), Taraji P. Henson (center) and Janelle Monae portray the three female protagonists who help America to pull ahead with the Project Mercury mission. Photo credit: Flickr

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter, Features Editor

February 21, 2017

Directed by Theodore Melfi, the drama and historical film, “Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” follows three industrious African-American women in the 1960s. They are employed by NASA during the Space Race era.    The three women, a...

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