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The Big “Why” of 13 Reasons

The Big “Why” of 13 Reasons

Christina McLaughlin, Managing Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

If you were like me, you sat down on your couch and binge watched 13 Reasons Why when it’s first season was released on Netflix on March 31. This adaptation of the book of the same name written by Jay Asher was, to say the least, a slightly bitter taste of reality that not many viewers were prepared...

Miley Cyrus Returns to Her Roots with “Malibu”

Miley Cyrus Returns to Her Roots with “Malibu”

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

May 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

The 24-year-old former Disney Channel star has chosen to put down the foam finger and teddy bears in favor of a more laid-back look that is reminiscent of her country origins to begin her new era of music. With the release of her brand new single, “Malibu,” off of her upcoming sixth studio album,...

Why Play Sports in High School?

Why Play Sports in High School?

Alexis Santoro, Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Trending Now

There are 7.8 million students in America who participate in sports at the high school level, according to a survey from the National Federation of State High School Associations. There are over 20 sports offered by most schools throughout the year for both boys and girls, traditionally at the fresh...

Lancer Productions Presents: Footloose!

Lancer Productions Presents: Footloose!

William DeMuria, Writer, Pop Culture Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under School News, Trending Now

Saint John Vianney High School is cutting loose with Lancer Productions’ rendition of the hit Broadway musical, Footloose! With outstanding performances by Nicholas Hunt as Ren McCormack, Olivia Howell as Ren’s rebellious love interest, Ariel, and Peter DeBaecke as the strict Reverend Shaw Moore, you ...

Highlights from the 2017 Oscars

Highlights from the 2017 Oscars

William DeMuria, Pop Culture Editor, Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

Hollywood’s most glamorous night finally arrived this past Sunday, Feb. 26, and it will without a doubt be one to remember. Each year, the Academy Awards honor the best films of the year and brings all of your favorite stars together to watch the best of the best receive the coveted “Oscar” trophy....

Road to SCT Finals

Road to SCT Finals

Abby Anderko, Editor-In-Chief

February 24, 2017


Filed under School News, Sports, Trending Now

On Monday night, at the Pine Belt arena in Toms River, the Shore Conference tournament held its semi-final match-ups between four Shore powerhouses; each who faced one another during the regular season. Each team went into the match-up with the desire to make it to the finals. Each of these rematches...

Katy Perry is “Chained to the Rhythm”

Katy Perry is “Chained to the Rhythm”

William DeMuria, Pop Culture Editor, Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

Katy Perry is back and better than ever with her brand new single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” which was released on Feb. 10. “Chained to the Rhythm” is Perry’s first single since the release of her promotional single for the Olympics, “Rise,” which was released this past summer. This so...

La La Land, A Fool’s Dream in the City of Stars

La La Land, A Fool’s Dream in the City of Stars

William DeMuria, Pop Culture Editor, Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

From the second La La Land starts, it is clear that this film is unlike any other during our time. At the very beginning of the movie, it is told to the audience that it is “filmed in Cinemascope,” an old form of filmmaking, providing an overwhelming sense of nostalgia to the audience, reminding them o...

Historic Last Dive at SeaWorld San Diego

Historic Last Dive at SeaWorld San Diego

Alexis Santoro, Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Current News, Trending Now

On Jan. 8, Seaworld San Diego had it’s final killer whale show. Seaworld’s shows that highlight killer whales have struck controversy over the past few years, forcing them to make drastic changes to the structure of the show. However, Seaworld plans to replace the show with a more “natural” experience...

A Throwback to 90’s Snacks

A Throwback to 90’s Snacks

Paige McCloskey, Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Trending Now

The 90’s were ten years where some of the most popular movies, TV shows, clothes, and more were released. It was the years of plaid-wearing fashion being the “it” thing. But who remembers all of the crazy foods that were popular in the 90’s? This was certainly years of experimenting when it came...

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