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What’s Next on Broadway?

What’s Next on Broadway?

Alyssa Bowne, Writer

November 6, 2017


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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...

A New Tradition Begins with SJV’s Homecoming Dance

A New Tradition Begins with SJV’s Homecoming Dance

Alyssa Hickman, Writer

October 13, 2017


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On Thursday, Oct.  5, Saint John Vianney High School hosted their annual homecoming dance from 7-10 pm. Unlike previous years in which it was held in the school cafeteria, this year it took place this year at The Reception Center at St. Clements in Matawan. The dance was open to grades 9-12, and was...

Waving Goodbye Through a Window

Waving Goodbye Through a Window

Madalyn Johnson, Writer

October 13, 2017


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Ben Platt, the Tony Award winning star of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, is set to leave the show, with his final performance set for November 19. The 23-year-old actor announced the news on Twitter in August, expressing to his fans and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen his love and gratitude. “2 readings, 2 ...

“Younger Now” At a Glance

“Younger Now” At a Glance

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

October 6, 2017


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“I swear to God, you are younger now than you were years ago,” said Miley Cyrus’ mom last Christmas, inspiring the title of her new album, Younger Now. Her first major release since 2013’s Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz, Younger Now illustrates Cyrus’ new musical style, and exemplifies how ...

A Foodie’s Guide to NYC

A Foodie’s Guide to NYC

Kristen Hunt, Writer

October 3, 2017


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A typical foodie’s passion for new and exciting cafés, restaurants, and bistros comes as no surprise when dealing with some of the best restaurants in New York City. From exquisite Thai cookout to a classic slice of New York pizza, this city of food lovers has joints to satisfy people of all hunger...

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