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The Carrie Diaries: entertaining but inaccurate

The Carrie Diaries: entertaining but inaccurate

December 15
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by Meredith Mulhern, graphic by Siobhan Miller   Over Thanksgiving break, I watched the second season of The Carrie Diaries on Netflix, the prequel to the hit television series Sex and the City. The show, which takes place in the 1980s, follows the life of teenager Carrie Bradshaw, along with h...

Day of the Dead: a hit with the living

Day of the Dead: a hit with the living

November 24
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by Gloria Cowdin For many St. Teresa’s students, the days following Halloween are a time to sit back, relax and eat an excess of candy. For some, however, Nov. 1 and 2 mark a special holiday: Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead.   STA sophomore Isabela Solorio knows the festivit...

Spin! Neapolitan Pizza is local, fresh and satisfying

November 22
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by Leigh Campbell   First opened in 2005, Spin! Neapolitan Pizza has expanded into six locations throughout the tri-state area. Recently, the chain has expanded to Omaha, Neb. and Orange County, Calif. Despite developing into an increasingly large chain, Spin manages to sustain its local, fresh ...

Town Topic offers history, flavor to KC Crossroads

Town Topic offers history, flavor to KC Crossroads

October 30
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story and photos by Linden O'Brien-Williams   If you have never eaten at Town Topic, you have not experienced one of the best hamburger joints in all of Kansas City. Town Topic Hamburgers has been running in a tiny, white train car-type diner for 75 years. The original restaurant is at 20th...

Students perform at local museum

Students perform at local museum

October 29
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story and video by Victoria Richardson, photos by Arinna Hoffine http://youtu.be/ZayPYQ6pr2Q Video source link: http://youtu.be/ZayPYQ6pr2Q   As sophomore Allison Nagle ascends the steps of the Nelson-Atkins Museum leading to Open Mic Night, a sliding door opens to welcome her, and sh...

The Giver does nothing but take

The Giver does nothing but take

by Madi Winfield, Daily Web Editor
September 25
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"The Giver" lacks authenticism and taste.

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18 students journey “Into the Woods”

18 students journey “Into the Woods”

September 21
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by Alexandria Davis, alternative coverage by Anna Bauman, photos by Katherine Mediavillia     This year, STA will be putting on the musical “Into the Woods”. Originally a book written by James Lapine, the story revolves around a collision of characters from bedside fairy tale...

“Urinetown” wins Blue Star Award

“Urinetown” wins Blue Star Award

June 16
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by Emma Willibey The cast of fall production “Urinetown, the Musical” earned “Outstanding Ensemble” at Starlight Theatre’s twelfth-annual Blue Star Awards May 22. Blue Star adjudicators considered 52 musicals from 46 high schools before naming 20 winners, according to Starlight’s pres...

The invention of “Nabby”: sound crew as told by two seniors

The invention of “Nabby”: sound crew as told by two seniors

May 16
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story by Anna Leach, photos by Maddie Knopke When we settled down during a free in science teacher Mary Montag’s room period 9 on Tuesday May 6 (the seniors last day of school before finals), the first thing senior Abby Dearth said was “We dreamed of this day.” To which fellow senior Natalie ...

The Short Game is a must-see

The Short Game is a must-see

May 14
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by Leigh Campbell     Stars: 5/5 Director: Josh Greenbaum Runtime: 95 minutes   Netflix has hundreds of documentaries online to stream instantly. The best of these documentaries is The Short Game. This Netflix original chronicles the lives of eight of the best seven ye...

Chuy’s: ecletic decor, delicious eats

by Bridget Jones, Social Media Manager
May 13
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I walk through a red door and into an entryway with the walls covered, literally every inch filled, with cameras; old, new, polaroids, digital, maybe a hundred cameras. I know within seconds that I’m going to like this place.   Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex style restaurant opened at the Country Clu...

‘God’s not dead’ encourages audience to stand up for beliefs

‘God’s not dead’ encourages audience to stand up for beliefs

May 13
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by Victoria Richardson Imagine sitting in your first day of your required college Philosophy class. If you were asked to sign your name under the words “God is dead” would you?   God’s not Dead is a movie following college freshman Josh Wheaton (Good Luck Charlie’s Shane Harper) who refuses to deny his ...

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