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Get Out Revolutionizes Horror

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

There is a thin line in horror movies between comedy and horror. It is a more difficult distinction to make than one might imagine. In that moment of intense tension before a scare, it is a natural impulse to want to laugh away the pain. The audience wants be amused, or be scared, or something, anything...

Oscars Seek to Diversify

Lilly Thompson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

In times of turmoil, people have always looked to entertainment for a way to escape and immerse themselves in music, movies, television, etc. The first couple months of 2017 have been wrought with anger, injustice, disbelief and division. But when Americans cannot agree on political views and morals...

Movies to Watch Out for in 2017

Noah Pingul, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

2017 returns many iconic characters and returns audiences to many beloved franchises. This year also brings audiences to some new stories and subsequently new characters. This is a list of the top 5 most anticipated movies of 2017. 1: Star Wars the Last Jedi The seventh movie in the iconic franchise...

A Controversial Win For a Controversial Musician

Sophie Freeman, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

On October 13, 2016, performer, Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature. The announcement came as a shock, as many believe an artist such as Dylan is not deserving of this award because he does not follow in the footsteps of winners from the past. His song writing and iconic tracks seem to stray...

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Syle

Mimi Jurion, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

WHO is YSL? Other than the mispronunciation of his name, french designer Yves Saint Laurent is famous for being the successor of Mr. Dior and for his creative outlook on style throughout the eras. His iconic color blocking dress, white doves and statement pink bows are symbolic of his work, and allows...

Modern Art Movement Allows Individuality of Expression

Joe Robinson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Modern art has influenced our culture and lifestyle immensely and was the reigning art style for over a century. Hundreds have portrayed their emotions, views, or ideals through the obscure shapes and shooting lines. Modern art is an umbrella term for a plethora of other styles—cubism, futurism, and...

WAGA Films Seeks Larger Audience

WAGA Films Seeks Larger Audience

Sophie Piacentini, Katarina Conces, and Mark McClean

January 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

"WAGA Films is a gateway into a bigger professional film production service," said Will Gardner, one of the two creators behind WAGA Films. Adam Ambuske '19 and Will Gardner '19 started a film production company called WAGA Films their freshman year at Seattle Prep.  Gardner and Ambuske started the c...

Black Friday: Chaos & Consumerism

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Mad, chaotic, and terrifying adequately describe one of the most anticipated days of the winter season: Black Friday. Customers camp outside of stores and wait for the doors to open so they can get sale items before they run out. Employees are getting ready for a very busy day and hope that they will...

Christmas in Seattle Draws Crowds to Downtown

Christmas in Seattle Draws Crowds to Downtown

Grace Weiand, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

For those looking for fun Christmas activities, Seattle is filled with exciting things to do that are perfect for all price points and ages. From places to do holiday shopping, to seeing a fun holiday show, there is something for everyone! To do something fun with friends, head to Westlake in downtown...

Top 5 Presidential Scandals of all time

Top 5 Presidential Scandals of all time

Sophie Piacentini, Staff writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

This election has been full of lying, deception and controversy. Scandals involving past presidents and presidential candidates go back to the 1800’s and maybe even before. These are the top five presidential scandals. 5. Grover Cleveland's Affair During Grover Cleveland's 1884 presidential electio...

Westworld Underachieves on HBO

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

HBO has a new show with a high budget, so of course it will be getting a lot of attention, but Westworld, a dark, strange sci-fi drama, has more than the usual hype. An enticing, topical pilot drew viewers in and started rumors spinning. Was Westworld going to be the next Game of Thrones? Well, no....

Can Sketch Comedy Pick the President?

Gabi Jeakle, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Since its conception, Saturday Night Live has been known for its satirical jabs at the state of contemporary politics. From Chevy Chase taking prat falls as Ford, to Tina Fey informing audiences about her view of Russia, SNL and politics go together like Hilary and Pant Suits, or Trump and walls. Not...

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