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Not monkeying around: “Kong: Skull Island” Review

Not monkeying around: “Kong: Skull Island” Review

JEFFREY HILL, MS STAFF WRITER

April 4, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES, REVIEWS

   Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts turns the character of King Kong on its head in Kong: Skull Island, making the monster the hero rather than the villain.    The year is 1973, and it’s the end of the Vietnam War. Lieutenant Colonel Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) has just been given one more mission to ...

“The Dragon’s Price” is almost worth it

“The Dragon’s Price” is almost worth it

DENIZ BOLONI-TURGUT, MS STAFF

April 4, 2017


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   The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins, the author of Stung and Cured, is a riveting tale about a young princess tied to a centuries-old spell. She must either give her hand to an enemy prince or give her life to a malicious fire-dragon. While this sounds like a typical fantasy-romance novel, its true value g...

Curiosity Killed the Rat: “Life” Movie Review

Curiosity Killed the Rat: “Life” Movie Review

MATTHEW MAPA, MS STAFF WRITER

April 4, 2017


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   A new era of alien horror was brought to life with the release of the new movie “Life.” Directed by Daniel Espinosa, the film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds as astronauts on the International Space Station. The film, released on March 24, is an R-rated sci-fi horror...

Don’t “Look Away” at this new “Series of Unfortunate Events” Netflix Show

Don’t “Look Away” at this new “Series of Unfortunate Events” Netflix Show

SARA STRICKLIN, MS STAFF WRITER

April 4, 2017


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  Writer David Handler has just helped release a new Netflix show after a book collection he has written, “The Series of Unfortunate Events.” The thirteen books are published under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, who is the narrator in both the books and the Netflix show. It is a dark drama, with a...

“Making History” provides some “hystorical” laughs

“Making History” provides some “hystorical” laughs

ANDREW BACHRACH, MS STAFF WRITER

April 4, 2017


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   “Making History” is the next witty comedy that we’ve all been waiting for. Created by Julius Sharpe (“Family Guy”), and produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“21 Jump Street”, “The Lego Movie”). The show brings comedy and history together Sunday nights on FOX. “Making Histor...

It’s not always great to stay up late

It’s not always great to stay up late

HARPER WILCOX, STAFF WRITER

March 15, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES, SHOWCASE

      Walking through the quad, you can hear the groans and complaints of tired Trinity students.      “Last night I was up until one in the morning” freshman Libby Guile said. “I had to study for three tests and do my homework assignments.”       Getting enough sleep is vital to...

Erasing gender stereotypes: The truth behind girls’ self-esteem

Erasing gender stereotypes: The truth behind girls’ self-esteem

DENIZ BOLONI-TURGUT, MS STAFF WRITER

March 14, 2017


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    Campbell Alch, like any second grader, just wanted to play a game on the playground. She grabbed a basketball, looking for some friendly competition with the boys.    “They said no, because you are a girl”, Alch said.    A study from the journal Science published on January 27, shows that girls are...

Music’s magical power on the brain

Music’s magical power on the brain

JOSEPHINE TU, MS STAFF WRITER

March 14, 2017


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   It was another normal, stressful day for ninth grader Lillian Pope, so she decided to take a break and practice her cello. As she began playing a new piece, she felt calm, and suddenly happy as the music filled her head. Lillian is not alone to turn to music as her source of serenity; many people...

Dog helps dig 17-year-old out of depression

Dog helps dig 17-year-old out of depression

ALYSIA GARCIA, MS STAFF WRITER

March 14, 2017


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  Most teenagers stress about college applications and schoolwork, but 17 year old Brooke Hammock, who suffers from psychotic depression, struggles every day to even get up in the morning. As motivation, her dog, Lily, is always by her side to boost her spirits and keep her moving along.  ...

Senior swimmer succeeds despite diabetes

Senior swimmer succeeds despite diabetes

SARA STRICKLIN, MS STAFF WRITER

March 14, 2017


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  From national records to Olympic Trials to team records, senior Claire Maiocco has done it all while battling type one juvenile diabetes.   “It’s just normal because I’ve had diabetes for so long, but I guess it’s a lot more planning. It’s just a lot more work to account for othe...

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