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Taylor’s Emotional Tonight Show Visit

Taylor’s Emotional Tonight Show Visit

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief, Pop Culture Editor

November 17, 2017


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On Monday, Nov. 13, Jimmy Fallon made his emotional return to The Tonight Show following the sudden death of his mother, Gloria Fallon. To commemorate the late night host’s return after a weeklong absence, Taylor Swift kicked off the show with a performance of her song “New Year’s Day” off of h...

American Crime Story’s Fashionable Return

American Crime Story’s Fashionable Return

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief, Pop Culture Editor

November 16, 2017


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Shortly before 9 a.m on July 15, 1997, Gianni Versace was shot on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by spree killer Andrew Cunanan. Twenty years later, producer Ryan Murphy, who is best known for creating Glee, American Horror Story, and Feud, is bringing the story of Versace’s assassination to t...

The Lion King Comes Full Circle

The Lion King Comes Full Circle

Madalyn Johnson, Writer

November 15, 2017


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The original animated version of Disney’s The Lion King moved and touched audiences in 1991. Due to its success, in 1997, the movie was brought to the Broadway stage, and it is now being made into a live-action film. The Lion King is the latest example in a string of movie adaptions made into a live-...

Honoring Our Very Own

Honoring Our Very Own

Leah Frain, Writer

November 14, 2017


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Throughout the nation, Nov. 11 is recognized as Veterans Day. This day originated as “Armistice Day” to mark the end of World War I, but was later renamed Veterans Day to honor all of those who have risked their lives for our country. To commemorate all of the brave men and women, both living and ...

What’s Next on Broadway?

What’s Next on Broadway?

Alyssa Bowne, Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

With 2017 coming to a close, sports lovers are looking forward to the Super Bowl, politicians are anticipating elections, but as for theatregoers, they are awaiting the new season of Broadway shows that are set to debut. The 2018 season will be filled with shows for people of all ages and different interests. The...

The Ban on the Mockingbird

The Ban on the Mockingbird

Alexandra Delahunt, Writer

November 6, 2017


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Fifty-seven years after it was first published, To Kill a Mockingbird has been banned from the public school district in Biloxi, Mississippi on Oct. 14. The 20th century classic about racism in a small town in Alabama was taken off the schools’ reading lists for its objectionable language. The school...

Justin Timberlake Takes on the Half-Time Stage

Justin Timberlake Takes on the Half-Time Stage

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief, Pop Culture Editor

October 25, 2017


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The list goes on: Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Prince, and now, Justin Timberlake. In a video posted to his Twitter account featuring Jimmy Fallon, Timberlake confirmed rumors that he will be the 2018 Super Bowl Half-Time Show performer. Timberlake, who is best known for being...

Lancers Dominate Over Caseys

Lancers Dominate Over Caseys

Paul Coburn, Sports Editor, Writer

October 25, 2017


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Although the Saint John Vianney and Red Bank Catholic football teams have been playing each other for years, the teams’ rivalry has recently been reignited due to the success of both teams. The Lancers have won the previous two meetings, 49-6 in 2015 and 41-21 in 2016. Both of those games resulted in...

Netflix Drops Fan-Favorite One Tree Hill

Netflix Drops Fan-Favorite One Tree Hill

Leah Frain, Writer

October 18, 2017


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One Tree Hill, a show that aired on the CW network in 2003, has stirred a popular following in recent years on the modern streaming site, Netflix. However, now it is now causing an uproar as it is being removed from the website. Each month, Netflix removes and adds new movies and TV series to their ...

SJV’s Spooky Walk-a-Thon 2017

SJV’s Spooky Walk-a-Thon 2017

Alyssa Martin, Writer

October 17, 2017


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Every year, Saint John Vianney High School hosts its annual Walk-a-Thon fundraiser. This year, the Walk-a-Thon will take place on October 31 for the first time, as opposed to May. “The idea of the SJVHS Walk-a-Thon is to build community while helping to raise funds to offset the cost of tuition...

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