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DIVERGING VIEWS: Movie-Goer

DIVERGING VIEWS: Movie-Goer

Lauren Ramos, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Reading a book is unnecessary when the movie is coming in theatres.  Instead of having to spend days flipping through the pages of the story and imagining how the characters look, going to the theatre allows us to get the full picture of the story in only two hours. The Divergent trilogy has grown in popularit...

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Juhyae Kim, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

The outstanding Japanese filmmaker, Hayao Miyazaki, has concluded his 51-year-long career with his Oscar-nominated motion picture, The Wind Rises. His dedicated fans, several of whom are Westminster students, will miss seeing him produce wondrous works like Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mon...

How I Learned to Stop Eye-rolling and Love the Opera

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

March 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Odds are, seeing the word “opera” up above has brought up thoughts of screeching women in Viking helmets and over-dramatic singing by chubby, old people in silly costumes. A year ago, I would have thought the same thing, until my eyes were opened to the perfect blend of playfulness, seriousness, ...

A Night with the Stars

Ashley Klein, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

As snow and ice swirled around the midwest, thousands diverted their attention to the glitz and glamor of sunny Hollywood, California. From 6:00 PM to well past 10:30 PM on March 2, 2014, viewers were submerged in the charmed lives of the cinema’s most highly revered moviemakers. The “Oscars Red C...

“Honk!” Becomes a Hit

Cate Hoogstraten, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

The Ugly Duckling was the inspiration for the first Middle School musical ever on January 17 and 18. With plenty of lovable characters gracing the stage, Honk was a delight that surprised the entire audience. Filled with captivating dance numbers and several performances from the chorus, Honk was a mu...

Butz’s First Session

Andrea Reed, Photography Editor

December 2, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Over the course of the past several months, Mr. Jim Butz has dedicated his time to the role of C.S. Lewis in the play Freud’s Last Session by Mark St. Germain. Butz demonstrates unwavering devotion to accurately portraying his character by studying the history, memorizing lines, and finding deeper meani...

A Modern Choice for WCA: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Westminster's drama department recently stepped out of their comfort zone to perform Richard Morris' Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production first introduces the audience to Millie Dillmount, played by Claire Kopsky, senior. Millie is a young girl who just arrived in the busy and modern New York Cit...

Restaurant Review: St. Louis Bubble Tea

Restaurant Review: St. Louis Bubble Tea

Juhyae Kim, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

St. Louis Bubble Tea, a family-owned Chinese restaurant specializing in bubble tea, is an ideal place for Westminster students to hang out. They can order food served in enormous portions or smoothies and teas containing chewy tapioca pearls that sit at the bottom of the cup. When customers enter the restauran...

Review of Evita at The Fox

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment editor

October 29, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

The revival Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Evita from April 2012 to January 2013 turned out to be a big hit on Broadway, with new music, remarkable choreography, and a cast featuring Latin-American talents such as Elena Roger and Ricky Martin. Now the show has left Broadway and is touring the United...

MGMT by MGMT

Christian Linhoff, Marketing and Business Manager

October 15, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

On October 2, 2007 MGMT released their first album, “Oracular Spectacular”. The result? Adoration from thousands of fans inspired by the bands psychedelic tunes and odd fashion sense. They became a music icon, showcasing their unique lyrics and creative use of synths. Now, six years and an album...

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