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Kinky Boots’ Successful Six Years

Kinky Boots’ Successful Six Years

Greyson Riley, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

What is the secret to “Kinky Boots’” success after lasting nearly six years on Broadway? Is it the music by Cyndi Lauper? The story’s message? Or can it be the star-studded casts that have been involved in this production? Some of these stars include Panic at the Disco frontman, Brendon Urie, Pent...

Happy Day Farm’s Photo Fall

Happy Day Farm’s Photo Fall

Brooke Simmons, Writer

November 14, 2018


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     “Happy Day Farms” in Manalapan, New Jersey, offers an array of  fall activities that are becoming increasingly more popular, especially amongst teens. It comes as no surprise that the farm is  perfect for an Instagram-worthy picture. Taking pictures was once reserved for speci...

Brace for Impact: A Crash Course on Brace Positions

Brace for Impact: A Crash Course on Brace Positions

Erin Kruh, Writer

October 3, 2018


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Could the brace position for airline passengers be designed to kill you? This question has been posed by many air travel enthusiasts who believe that the “brace position” used in the safety instruction course on airlines was created to kill passengers on impact. The position has the flyer sit...

“Be More Chill,” is Broadway Bound

“Be More Chill,” is Broadway Bound

Greyson Riley, Writer

September 27, 2018


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On Sept. 5,  Be More Chill, the sci-fi high school musical,  announced a Broadway run. Previews begin on Feb. 13, 2019 at the Lyceum Theater on West 45th Street in New York. Be More Chill is a Joe Iconis musical based on the novel by Ned Vizzini. It tells the story of an average high school stude...

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


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

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


Filed under School News, Trending Now

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...

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