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Prime Time or Time on the Line?

Prime Time or Time on the Line?

February 11, 2013
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Many students have been enraged over the lack of free time between classes, particularly at lunch. The increase in time exuding forth from useless sessions of advisee has driven the student body to near madness. Time is a valuable asset in the world of high school and time management is imperative....

Let me in!- Manitou’s locked door policy

Let me in!- Manitou’s locked door policy

February 1, 2013
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Next time you’re sitting in class wondering, “Is that a condor I hear pounding at the window?” No. It’s me. Let me in. It wasn’t until I sat outside the SILC building for a good ten minutes with Mr. Hull and several students that I really got a good idea for writing this commentary. There...

‘Les Miserables’ falls down despite strong performances

‘Les Miserables’ falls down despite strong performances

January 11, 2013
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‘Les Miserables’ should have been a masterpiece. You have Broadway’s darling, Hugh Jackman, the always-reliable Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, who gets better and better with each film, and other great youngsters like Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne. Also, who better to direct it than Tom Hooper,...

‘Lincoln’ movie review

‘Lincoln’ movie review

December 4, 2012
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The film opens with a close and personal scene of Union and Confederate soldiers brutally fighting hand-to-hand in waist high mud. It’s no ‘Saving Private Ryan’ beach storm, and in a way it betrays the rest of the film. This is very much a study in political maneuvering, a dispelling of historical...

Parents: the east side is by the track

Parents: the east side is by the track

October 26, 2012
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This morning I pulled into the high school parking lot, and as I rounded the corner, I saw a large white SUV, parked. This sounds normal enough, right? Wrong. This particular SUV was blocking five entire parking spots. Inside, I saw a parent sitting and talking casually with his son. Forced to skip...

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