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Kirkpatrick skates her way to success is SoCal

Kirkpatrick skates her way to success is SoCal

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 4, Print Issues, Sports

Ashlyn Kirkpatrick’s, senior, passion for skating started at a young age. “I started skating when I was three,” Kirkpatrick said. “A coach approached me and asked if I wanted to try synchronized figure skating.” She responded with “absolutely,” and has since competed in numerous in...

Photo Gallery: Winter Band Concert

Photo Gallery: Winter Band Concert

Kyle Reamer, Business Manager

December 11, 2015


Filed under A&L, Music, Photo Galleries

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Review: Marilyn Manson “The Pale Emperor”

Review: Marilyn Manson “The Pale Emperor”

Asutin Woods, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015


Filed under A&L, Music, Opinions, Top Stories

For most of my life, I’ve felt a strong hatred towards Marilyn Manson. He seems to embody every pretentious emo kid who has a Myspace and considers himself aware of the evils of capitalism or whatever, because he skimmed through a Wikipedia article about The Communist Manifesto once. Not to ment...

Theater students coming together during tech week for Bye Bye Birdie production

Theater students coming together during tech week for Bye Bye Birdie production

Ava Schmidt and Maddie Eveland

November 20, 2015


Filed under A&L, Theater, Top Stories

Hot lights. Sweat-soaked costumes. Crowded wings. All are a part of the typical theatre tech week, and MTC’s Bye Bye Birdie is no exception. Frannie Haller, junior, has been a key component in making sure things run smoothly this week. As the student director, she helps Rebecca Blindauer, the...

‘Star Wars’ trailer spurs excitement

‘Star Wars’ trailer spurs excitement

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 3, Movies

With the recent release of the new trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” anticipation for the film’s release is high. Tickets went on sale immediately after the trailer dropped on Oct. 19, and weeks later, people are still trying their best to score tickets. The film as already broken...

A howl of a time: The Wolf hosts open mic night

A howl of a time: The Wolf hosts open mic night

Ellie Toler, Associate Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 3, Music, Print Issues, Top Stories

Her arm breaks out in a rash. Her face turns red. Her throat feels constricted. This isn’t the start of an allergic reaction. This is Jillian Hyink, sophomore, at The Wolf’s open mic night. Singers, songwriters and spoken word artists of all ages and skill levels can share their talent at The Wolf’s Open Mic Tuesdays. Sign-up start...

Photo Galley: MHS Orchestra Pops Concert

Photo Galley: MHS Orchestra Pops Concert

Kyle Reamer, Business Manager

October 27, 2015


Filed under Music, Orchestra, Uncategorized

Blindauer makes theater debut

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 2, Print Issues, Theater

This fall, MTC will be putting on their musical, a production set in the ‘50s called “Bye Bye Birdy” as opposed to on the usual winter date. “The audition process was long and effective,” Rebecca Jaegers, sophomore, said. “It was very nerve-wracking, but once the cast list was up, there was a big feeling of relief.” Jaegers will play the...

Don’t stop the music: Cho performs as principal cellist

Don’t stop the music: Cho performs as principal cellist

Ryan Berger, Events Editor

October 16, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 2, Music, Print Issues

Not many can say they’ve been the co-principal cellist of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and principal of the Missouri All State Orchestra and have performed as a soloist with the St. Louis Civic Orchestra. But Eric Cho, senior, can. Cho has been playing for seven or eight years and has...

Construction continues on Loop Trolley

Construction continues on Loop Trolley

Michael Robinson, Illustrator

September 18, 2015


Filed under A&L, Community, Issue 1, Print Issues

For the past few months, the scene on the Delmar Loop has been nothing but traffic cones and ripped pavement. This construction represents 18 years of planning to local entrepreneur Joe Edwards. Edwards, who owns Blueberry Hill amongst his other ventures, has been pushing the construction of a streetcar ...

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