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Journeys through ballet: A student’s experience

November 12, 2012

When Kami Brandes (’13) started ballet, she didn’t know the effect it would have on her. Twelve years later, she reflects on her study and her future plans in ballet with DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ANNA...

Potter overshadows Rowling’s new book

November 12, 2012

KATE KENNEDY STAFF WRITER On the night of its release, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was purchased by 8.2 million avid fans who were willing to stay up until midnight at the...

‘The Master’ Review

November 12, 2012

FARES CHEHABI CULTURE EDITOR The least one can expect from a Paul Thomas Anderson film is good acting. The American directors’ filmography can only testify. Boogie Nights (1997) was arguably Mark...

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

November 12, 2012

CULTURE EDITOR MATTHEW BENTLEY traveled across London with the time constraint of a single free period to see what culture is available at any time during the school day I am a fan of Sherlock Holmes....

iPhone 5 review: Fast, not flawless

November 12, 2012

SHAHID MAHDI CULTURE EDITOR There’s no doubt about it - the iPhone is the most coveted, in-demand gadget today. Since Apple revolutionized the smartphone market in 2007 with the launch of the original...

‘Reader, look not on his picture, but his book’

November 12, 2012

MATTHEW BENTLEY CULTURE EDITOR “Shakespeare unnerves us,” Adrian Lester, as Ira Aldrige, says in the opening scene Of Red Velvet. As he recounts his story Of bringing Shakespeare to Rabinsk,...

Olympic experiences: What did you see?

October 1, 2012

Numerous students and faculty members were lucky enough to enjoy the Olympics in their backyard. CULTURES EDITOR SHAHID MAHDI asked a few which memories will linger in their minds the longest... ELIZA...

The trilogy the industry deserves right now

October 1, 2012

Starting with Batman Begins in 2005, and ending this year with The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy has kept audiences glued to their seats. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF FARES CHEHABI looks...

‘Art of Change’ captivates audience

October 1, 2012

MATT BENTLEY CULTURE EDITOR The Hayward Gallery is a strange building. Constructed in a brutalist style, it is a big ugly piece of concrete, cut at weird angles. After walking in a small, unceremonious...

Students start satirical show

October 1, 2012

SVENA BHASIN COPY EDITOR Matthew Bentley (’13), Asher Bohmer (’13), Christopher D’Angelo (’13) and Alessandro Joabar (’13) sit around the table, animatedly discussing the latest controversy...

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