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Poetry slam team prepares for district competition

Poetry slam team prepares for district competition

Kailin Zhang, News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under A&L

As the lights dim over the audience, all eyes are on one person. One person, whose voice echoes in the room. One person, who speaks for change, for progress and for activism. This person is Zach Lesmeister, senior, who placed sixth in the VerbQuake Festival Solo Ranking at St. Louis Community Col...

Messenger Movie Podcast S2 Ep5: Black Panther and Trailer Reviews

Messenger Movie Podcast S2 Ep5: Black Panther and Trailer Reviews

Ethan Hill, Alex McAteer, and Abhijit Srirangam

February 16, 2018


Filed under Movies, Podcasts, Video

This episode we talk about all the newest trailers, upcoming movies, and quick reviews of movies we've seen. The people left to right: Ethan Hill, Alex McAteer, Abhijit Srirangam

Marquette Reading Marathon

Marquette Reading Marathon

Kenzie Winstead, Arts and Leisure Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under A&L

The MHS Reading Marathon begins February 12, and will run through March 23. Registration begins on the first day of the marathon in the library. Both teachers and students are invited to participate. Below are the six most checked out book from the library to jump start your progress. ...

Review: Culture II

Review: Culture II

Austin Woods, Associate Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Austin's Music Talk, Music

Say what you want about Southern hip-hop, but one thing is undeniable: it rules the game right now, and it shows no signs of falling off. From the controversial rise of the Geto Boys in the early 90’s, to Lil Wayne’s incessant mixtape output that defined the 2000’s, all the way to Atlanta’s ...

Seniors Direct One-Act Plays

Austin Woods, Associate Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under A&L, Theater

On January 26 and 27, at 7:00pm in the theater, three MHS seniors will each showcase a short one-act play that they directed. The seniors, Milo Laux, Lauren Taylor, and Amber Hirsch, applied within their Theater 3 class to direct these one-act plays. Once accepted, they were given a set of scripts t...

Why The Last Jedi Isn’t an Awful Film

Why The Last Jedi Isn’t an Awful Film

Alex McAteer, Opinions Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under A&L, McAteer's Media Mashup, Movies, Reviews

The response to The Last Jedi is stupid. Critical reviews of The Last Jedi that came out prior to the release of the film were promising. However, the audience reception of the film was disappointing to say the least. Complaints ranged from the film dragging in the second act all the way to a petition t...

Messenger Movie Podcast S2Ep4: Thor Ragnarok & Justice League

Messenger Movie Podcast S2Ep4: Thor Ragnarok & Justice League

Alex McAteer and Abhijit Srirangam

December 29, 2017


Filed under A&L, Movies, Podcasts, Video

This week we talk about our thoughts on Thor Ragnorok and Justice League, Disney buying FOX, and the Avengers Infinity War trailer. The people left to right: Alex McAteer Abhijit Srirangam Adam Noll (Returning Member)

“Stranger Things” Season 2 Review

“Stranger Things” Season 2 Review

Alex McAteer, Opinions Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under A&L, McAteer's Media Mashup, Opinions, Reviews, TV Shows

I really want Steve Harrington’s hair. “Stranger Things 2” brought me back. It made me feel nostalgia for a time I have never known. Much like I  compared “It” to the scene of Elliot first meeting E.T. in his shed, this season of "Stranger Things" is like the first 20 minutes of Th...

Moral Orel Review

Moral Orel Review

Alex McAteer, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under A&L, McAteer's Media Mashup, TV Shows

“Moral Orel” is deceptively funny. I remember sitting on the couch in my living room laughing hilariously, not noticing my mother’s look of disgusted concern: “That’s actually really dark. Why are you laughing?” Why was I laughing? Because “Moral Orel” drags you in with it’s inno...

Podcast: The Messenger Movie Podcast S2Ep3: Blade Runner 2049

Podcast: The Messenger Movie Podcast S2Ep3: Blade Runner 2049

Alex McAteer, Austin Woods, and Abhijit Srirangam

October 24, 2017


Filed under A&L, Movies, Podcasts

This week we talk about Blade Runner 2049, Star Wars trailer, and more. The people left to right: Austin Woods, Special Guest: Charlie Wight, Alex McAteer, Abhijit Srirangam

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