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Senior Advice: How To Start Your School Year Off Right

Senior Advice: How To Start Your School Year Off Right

Bridget Kane, Managing Editor, Features/Humans of SJV Editor

September 20, 2018


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Ah, September: the leaves are turning brown, the smell of pumpkin spice lattes are in the air, and school is back in session. Going back to class after having a three month long vacation can be a bit stressful and even a bit scary, but don’t fear, that’s why a senior is here! In this article...

Generational Differences in the 9/11 Museum Experience

Generational Differences in the 9/11 Museum Experience

Alexis Santoro and Editor-in-Chief, Current News Editor

September 11, 2018


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Walking through the “In Memoriam” exhibit in the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the faces of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terrorist attack line the walls. Young adults, not old enough to remember the attack,  look up at the faces surrounding them from every direction. For others,...

Tonya: Off the Ice

Tonya: Off the Ice

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

March 17, 2018


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Some call it “the whack heard around the world.” Some say they can vividly remember the sound of Nancy Kerrigan shouting “Why me?” at the top of her lungs. To Tonya Harding, these are just a kaleidoscope of memories that left her labeled the most disgraced figure skater of all time. Thou...

Lancer Productions Preview: The Little Mermaid

Lancer Productions Preview: The Little Mermaid

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

January 18, 2018


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Saint John Vianney High School’s Lancer Productions is gearing up for their next big showstopper: Disney’s The Little Mermaid! In past years, SJV’s Spring Musical has not been one to miss. Most recently, productions of Disney’s High School Musical, Grease, and Footloose have attracted large number...

The Problem with Prom

The Problem with Prom

Kelly Garcia, School News/Art, Music, Books Editor, Writer

January 16, 2018


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Prom season is quickly approaching, and many girls are beginning to buy their dresses in preparation for the special night. It seems that each year, prom becomes a bigger deal than it ever was. Nowadays, people are spending as much on prom dresses as some would on a wedding dress, and “promposals”...

New Year’s Resolutions (That You Can Actually Keep!)

New Year’s Resolutions (That You Can Actually Keep!)

Alexandra Delahunt, Writer

January 16, 2018


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As years come and go, many people make the same mistake before the new year can even begin: the infamous New Year’s resolution. We create unrealistic goals for ourselves that we will most likely forget in a few months, weeks, or even days anyway. Don’t get me wrong-- there’s nothing wrong with...

The Titanic Sets Sail, Again

The Titanic Sets Sail, Again

Leah Frain, Writer

December 19, 2017


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Just when you thought their love story had drowned in the ocean, Jack and Rose are coming back to theaters for the 20th anniversary of the release of Titanic. The movie is set to play in numerous AMC theaters throughout the country beginning on Dec. 1. The director of Titanic, James Cameron, wor...

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-...

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