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The Revenant Drags Its Way Into Oscar Contention

George Kent, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


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Almost every person, animal, and landscape in director Alejandro Iñaritu’s new movie The Revenant is out to kill its protagonist, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass. Glass, a rugged trapper and survivalist, is played by a teeth-gritting, spitting, rasping, bleeding Leonardo DiCaprio, whose seems to...

Star Wars Divides Fans Loyal to Series

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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On December 18, 2015, Disney released the eighth episode of the Star Wars trilogy, entitled The Force Awakens. It has been 32 years since the last episode was released and fans were thrilled to see another adventure filled with Jedi, stormtroopers, and jaw-dropping battles. The movie got an 8.4 out...

Miss Universe Crowning Gone Wrong

Mariella Saludares, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


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It would be almost impossible to find someone who did not hear about the Miss Universe debacle. On December 20, 2015, the Miss Universe pageant took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and many people were tuning in. At the end of the night, the finalists ended up being Miss USA, Miss Columbia, and Miss Philippines,...

Surviving Zombies in High School: The Impossible Knife of Memory

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


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The Impossible Knife of Memory-featuring calculus, PTSD, and zombies (in a sense)-is a hard-hitting look into the way our pasts and private lives affect our day-to-day behavior. Hayley Kincain, the main character, is having to care for her father while trying to survive a new school. Her father is a...

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: PND Nutcracker After Sendak

Gabi Jeakle, Staff Writer

December 24, 2015


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Gone are the days of haunting holiday choreography. This year, a new Nutcracker takes the stage. For the last 31 years, the Pacific Northwest Ballet has performed a unique and magical annual holiday production conceived children’s book illustrator Maurice Sendak and artistic directors Kent Stowell...

How to Build a Snowman: The Right Way

Leeds Rising, Staff Writer

December 20, 2015


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Have you ever wanted to build a snowman, but never felt that you could?  From creating square monstrosities to cylindrical atrocities, it can be easy to feel like a failed Victor’s Frankenstein. So, to up your front yard décor game and gain the respect of every elementary school student nearby,...

Creed Enters the Ring

George Kent, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015


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There is a scene in Creed, director Ryan Coogler’s newest addition to the Rocky franchise, in which the title character, Adonis Creed, races down the streets of Philadelphia flanked by wheelie-ing bike riders. As the biker’s circle him in slow-motion, Adonis pumps his fist, jumps in the air, and...

Carnival at Bray Highlights December Page Turners

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015


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The shelves of McKay Library in Adelphia Memorial Hall hold more than just extra copies of assigned reading books. Scattered across the tables and shelves in the library are a host of amazing novels and many popular young adult books. There are genres for all your reading tastes, so whether you are looking...

Snowflake Lane Draws Festive Crowds to Bellevue

Snowflake Lane Draws Festive Crowds to Bellevue

Alexis Losse, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


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Now that it is December, it is finally time to begin the countdown to Christmas. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and although Seattleites get into the spirit by going to the Westlake Center Tree Lighting, or going to Candy Cane Lane, Bellevue has its own event. Bellevue Square hosts...

Top 10 Christmas Gift ideas of 2015

Nathanial Post, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


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With Christmas right around the corner many gift givers are struggling to find the perfect gift. Below, several options are reviewed and ranked. 10. LEGO products and play sets LEGO has always been a popular Christmas gift for kids and adults, and this year is no exception. With new LEGO toys themed...

Prepsters Share Favorite Scream-tastic Stories

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


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The room seems to get spookier by the minute as hallucinations start and shadows start to appear. Demons start to slither up the walls as cries fill the room. Footsteps. Footsteps? What, the door was locked? The lights flicker. Someone is emerging. Laughter begins to erupt. Blood red as Mars starts trickling...

Grey’s Anatomy Season 12: RIP Derek Shepard

Mimi Jurion, Staff Writer

November 1, 2015


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Seattle Prep has accumulated many avid Grey's Anatomy fans, which began when the hit show aired in 2005. Set in Seattle at Seattle Grace/Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital, the main characters, Meredith Grey, Derek Shepard and their fellow surgeons have saved lives, experienced death and fought through dramatic...

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