Remembering Luke Perry

Remembering Luke Perry

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

March 27, 2019


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Luke Perry, an American actor, died on March 4th. Perry died due to a massive stroke in his home in Los Angeles, California. He was admitted into the hospital on February 27th after the stroke. Perry died 5 days later in the hospital. Perry grew up in Mansfield, Ohio, with two sisters and a brother...

WHEN YOU’RE HOME: Lin Manuel Miranda returns to “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico

WHEN YOU’RE HOME: Lin Manuel Miranda returns to “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

March 18, 2019


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On Alexander Hamilton’s 262nd birthday, January 11, Lin Manuel Miranda returned to lead his smash hit musical based on the “ten dollar founding father” in Puerto Rico, his father’s home and where he spent his childhood summers. Ever since Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in the ...

Avenging the 2019 Oscars

Avenging the 2019 Oscars

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

March 14, 2019


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The past two years, the Oscars have been a bit of a blunder with Jimmy Kimmel as host. After a scandal involving Kevin Hart, the popular award show went hostless. The 91st Academy Awards featured a live broadcast of the awards, performances of the Best Original Song nominees, and a wide array of presenters,...

Your passions in a box: A review on subscription service Cratejoy

Your passions in a box: A review on subscription service Cratejoy

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

April 25, 2018


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Take a look around the hallways during your next passing period. Who do you notice? The nerdy kids that always have a book with them? The preppy girls that have a passion for makeup and fashion? The sporty kids that are always in sweatpants? Each and every single one of us at Lockport are inherently d...

A review of the Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Movie: “Love, Simon”

A review of the Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Movie: “Love, Simon”

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

April 18, 2018


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Based of the award winning YA novel, Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli, Love, Simon follows seventeen-year-old Simon Spier, played by teen heartthrob Nick Robinson, in his senior year of high school. Simon has a pretty decent life: he has a loving and supportive family, a great,...

Oscars Dazzle With Star-Studded Guest List

Oscars Dazzle With Star-Studded Guest List

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

March 14, 2018


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For many fans of pop culture, one of the more prominent nights of award season was here. The 90th annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 4. The show aired on ABC at 7:00 CST. The Academy took its time to announce the star-studded lineup on...

Book Review: “Let’s Talk About Love” by Claire Kann

Book Review: “Let’s Talk About Love” by Claire Kann

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

March 6, 2018


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The asexuality representation in this book is phenomenally developed and well-stated. The characters within this novel are entirely three dimensional and human to the core. The dialogue contains a nice balance of humor and seriousness that allows for a continual flow of plot. There is nothing more tha...

Super Bowl LII halftime show: Timberlake’s first since 2004 controversy

Written by Sarah Albertino, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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In 2004, Justin Timberlake performed during the Super Bowl Halftime Show along with Nelly, Sean Combs, Kid Rock, and Janet Jackson. He performed his song “Rock Your Body” with Jackson at the end of the show. During the final line of the song, Timberlake pulled a piece of Jackson’s clothing off, re...

Disney’s newest Mexican culture based movie

Written by Nancy Rivera, Student Writer

December 22, 2017


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**Spoiler alert** Disney’s Pixar movie, Coco, has brought much attention for its cultural-based story plot. It won the box office twice on the weekends of November 25-26 and December 2-3. It has made over $108.7 million since its release on Thanksgiving. The film focuses on the Mexican celebr...

2018 Grammy nominations announced

Written by Sarah Albertino, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


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The nominations for the 60th annual Grammy Awards were announced on November 28th. The ceremony will take place on January 28th, 2018, at Madison Square Garden and will be hosted by James Corden. The Grammy recognizes excellence in music of a given year, and this year has many big contenders. The...

Tokio Hotel: The German rock band making its mark in America

Written by Kirsten Adamski, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


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Tokio Hotel is a German rock band that was founded in 2001 and hit its peak in 2007. They were extremely popular in a number of countries throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. In fact, the band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. Tokio Hotel is made up of drummer Gustav Schafer, bass...

Album Review of Joji’s In Tongues

Written by Billy Jahnke, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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On November 2nd, musician Joji, who usually produces lo-fi music - a more relaxing type of music that typically uses sounds found in a city or in nature like bells, glass tapping, and bird noises along with regular instruments - released his first album titled In Tongues.   Joji, or George Miller, is t...

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