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Album Review: Taylor Swift’s 1989

Album Review: Taylor Swift’s 1989

Jim Jung, Guest Columnist

November 21, 2014


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

Taylor Swift’s 1989 has imposed itself upon the pop landscape of 2014. Selling more copies in its first week than any other album since 2002, Swift’s fifth album has proven her position as one of the music industry’s last pillars and as one of America’s last true obsessions. This resonation comes ...

Student Profile: Colin McHugh

Student Profile: Colin McHugh

Rennie Svirnovskiy, Opinions Editor

November 21, 2014


Filed under A&L, Student Profile, Top Stories

Photographed by Rennie Svirnovskiy Colin McHugh, senior, doesn’t want you to be a phony. In his new work, now featured prominently at the front of the library, the artist explores raw teenage emotion and honesty. “They’re all kind of based on the same thing, and that’s that teenagers feel th...

Autumn falls upon St. Louis area

Ryan Hart, A&L editor

October 13, 2014


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, A&L

With the temperature dropping and leaves changing, the autumn equinox on September 22 officially started the fall season in the northern hemisphere. One student excited about the change of seasons is Brooke Dunn, junior, who enjoys all of the sights and scents fall has to offer. “I like to read...

New Apple iPhone 6 receives mixed reviews

Athena Zeng, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2014


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, A&L

Apple released yet another two models of their popular smartphones: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus on September 19 and within the first 24 hours, both models received 10 million orders, greatly surpassing the 5 million orders the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s received in the first weekend of sale. When...

MTC One Acts take center stage

Riley Steinbrecher, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2014


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, A&L

Next month, the Marquette Theatre Company (MTC) will perform their annual senior-directed one act plays. Judi Jones, theatre teacher, started one acts when she came to MHS 17 years ago, but they used to be done as dinner theatre. “It just got to be too much and it was really expensive, so last...

MTC wins two cappies for Little Women performance

MTC wins two cappies for Little Women performance

Abby Schilly, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under 2015 Print Issues, A&L

The Marquette Theater Company (MTC) won two Cappies awards out of 19 nominations for last year’s performances of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and “Little Women”. MHS won Best Cappies Team and Julia Germeroth, Class of 2014, won Best Comedic Actress in a Play. Cappies, which comes from...

Loufest rocks the park

Loufest rocks the park

Rachel Schibler, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under A&L, Top Stories

Arctic Monkey's, and indie-rock band, and Outkast, a hip hop duo, headlined the Loufest Music Festival this year. Loufest is a two-day event, held annually since 2010, and rapidly growing. The lineup has transformed every year to include a broader range of genres. Loufest 2014 included 40 bands on...

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