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Reviews from a Reader: Firefly Lane

Reviews from a Reader: Firefly Lane

Juliana Furgala

March 16, 2015


Filed under Arts, Books

February’s book is a fictional tale that takes the reader through the ups and downs of friendship and life; full of happiness, sorrow and raw emotion, Firefly Lane is memorable. The author, Kristin Hannah, is known for her compelling tales, in which she defines love and friendship, creating a mess...

Superbowl 2015: commercial favorites and flops

Superbowl 2015: commercial favorites and flops

Anastasia Greer, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Arts

Laying on the couch, you eye the gooey nachos while cracking open a fizzy soda. Your viewer experience couldn’t get any better. In reality, it’s not the Superbowl you’re stoked for- it’s the infamous commercial breaks that are coveted beyond compare. There is no doubt that on Feb. 1, the commercials...

Review: Modest Mouse, Kanye West and Beach House

Review: Modest Mouse, Kanye West and Beach House

Sam Gunn, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

As the year 2015 progresses, new ideas and themes unfold. I hope to illuminate this new frontier by observing essential music selections from years past with the intention of better comprehending what may come in the following months.   “The Lonesome Crowded West” – Modest Mouse M...

How Beck Beat Beyoncé for Album of the Year

How Beck Beat Beyoncé for Album of the Year

Samantha Laba, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

The Grammys 2015. Last award of the night. And the winner for Album of the Year goes to…Beck! Huh? Beck took home two awards at this year’s 57th Grammys , but many think he shouldn’t have. This was Sunday night’s biggest surprise—even Prince, the presenter of the award, was taken aback. Beck,...

Students share Oscars opinions

Students share Oscars opinions

Irena Yang

February 21, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies

Awards season is underway, and students at Oak Park High School are sharing their thoughts on the granddaddy of awards: the Academy Awards. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, this year’s Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is filled with a variety of movies and actors that have left students buzzing. “There...