2017 Madrigal Feaste Trumped All Others

Imagine this: boys wearing tights, political skits, and a fine dining experience. What could possibly encompass all these things? The answer was seen by students and family on February 12th and 13th at Western Reserve Academy during the Madrigal Feaste. The choir ditched their usual performance wear and Reserve Green for medieval garments, and not … Continue reading

Pamela Daum: Moos Gallery Art Exhibit

The phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words” rings more true with the ever-growing advancements in photographic technology. Capturing an image and immortalizing a brief second in time could never be summed up with our puny human vocabulary. Pamela Daum is a prime example of this impossibility, especially when trying to describe the softness … Continue reading

Netflix and Chill Recommendations

As an avid explorer of the vast black hole of Netflix, I thoroughly understand the value of a good show. You know, those shows you will watch for a split second and then you look at the clock and eight hours has passed. Here is a list of my favorites! How I Met Your Mother … Continue reading

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards, is the first movie in the Star Wars franchise not entitled Episode #. The movie follows Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), as she joins the rebels on a mission to infiltrate the Empire. Joining her are: Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), a pilot of the Rebellion; Bodhi … Continue reading

Rap God Malik Speaks: A Review of Culture

Migos, for those unfamiliar with the band, is a trio of Atlanta rappers: Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff. A few weeks ago, they released their long-awaited second album, Culture. At first listen, it sounded like an album out of Future’s writing book. It had the similar “trap rap” narrative he is known for, stylized by rhythmic … Continue reading

Look at my Dab: Investigating the Dance Move of 2016

While whipping, “nae nae-ing,” and twerking are dance moves performed by many, there is a dance move that became popular in 2016 and has risen much higher than any other pop culture dance move: the dab. When performing the dab, or dabbing, the dancer drops his head into the crook of his arm while raising … Continue reading

Movie Review: Doctor Strange

If you find yourself looking for something to do over the holidays, look no further than Marvel’s newest eye-popping masterpiece, Doctor Strange. The new film features a strong and recognizable cast, with incredible actors and actresses like Chiwetel Ejiofor and Rachel McAdams. And, Benedict Cumberbatch makes an appearance as the protagonist of the story. Cumberbatch … Continue reading

Fun Home Review

Imagine the situation of a homosexual. It should come as no mystery that figuring out his sexuality and sharing it with his loved ones is a hard thing for him to do in this day and age. How old is this person you have imagined? A teenager in high school or college? I invite you … Continue reading