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Chuy’s: ecletic decor, delicious eats

by Bridget Jones, Social Media Manager
May 13, 2014
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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, 2014
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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 ...

From rags to stitches

From rags to stitches

May 12, 2014
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by Emma Willibey   Promoting the activewear line NEVA, which pays its Pakistani workers 10 times the country’s average wages, designer Sacha Nana answers the phone for an interview. Quickly, she poses a question: who is my advisor?   Nana, a Class of 2000 alumna, launched NEVA last year using fundraising website Kickstarter. NEVA’s products include an ...

Gallery: Prom and Senior Campout

Gallery: Prom and Senior Campout

April 27, 2014
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by Emma Kelley On April 11, St. Teresa’s seniors gathered for prom at Uptown Theatre as one of their final events together as a class. As part of the tradition, the girls also went on the senior campout on April 13-14th, despite the freezing temperatures and snow in the morning. With one day of rest in...

Gallery: Kansas City Ballet

Gallery: Kansas City Ballet

April 26, 2014
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by Turner Conwell. The Kansas City Ballet school is affiliated with the professional Kansas City Ballet professional company. As one of the best ballet companies and schools in the Midwest, the students work hard every day in class and rehearsals to perform at their highest potential. With a new Artist...

For pros about to rock

For pros about to rock

April 20, 2014
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story by Emma Willibey, photos by Bridget Jones   Gibson guitars and paintings of jazz musicians like Robert Johnson cram a shop across the River Market courtyard. Free from tags, items suspend confidently from the walls. Notecards boasting an array of names stretch across the store, ind...

Seniors steal the show

Seniors steal the show

April 15, 2014
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 by Madeline Best Senior Gabby Ferro, who has starred in past STA productions such as "Quality Street" as well as acting in past student productions, has chosen to take over the director’s chair with a production of her own this year. Ferro said she looks forward to a successful production.   “I have been a stage manager and a li...

Star spotlight: Jacqui Brewer

Star spotlight: Jacqui Brewer

April 15, 2014
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by Natalie Fitts Social studies teacher Jacqui Brewer will open her own dress shop, Brookside Betty's, around June 1 at 6215 Oak St. Here she discusses what preparations she has made for the store and what the store will be like. How long have you considered opening a dress shop? I've been thinking about opening a shop for about 8 years, b...

Foster the People presents grittier sound with deeply artistic message

Foster the People presents grittier sound with deeply artistic message

April 15, 2014
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by Maddie Knopke I’d be lying if said I wasn’t anxiously awaiting another energetic and unforgettable smash hit from Foster The People on March 18 with the release of their second album, Supermodel. I’d also be lying if I said I wasn’t a little bit disappointed when Supermodel wasn’t Torche...

Story of his wife

April 8, 2014
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by Torie Richardson, photo courtesy of ABC, compiled by Kelly Fletcher [ezcol_3quarter] “Mom, I’d like you to meet my date for this evening.”   As your mother shakes your (hopefully!) future-boyfriend’s hand, she sneaks a glance at you. You don’t find it offensive that she is amazed you could score someone this gorgeous; you are as stunned ...

DartJams: Fresh the Plaza

DartJams: Fresh the Plaza

April 4, 2014
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story and interview by Sara-Jessica Dilks, photos and video by Anna Leach At a Wednesday night band practice in a Westwood home, four high-school senior boys are in their truest element. Connor Ehman, who founded the band six months ago, cracks jokes as he fidgets with knobs on sound amplifiers and adju...

“The Monuments Men” lives up to expectations

“The Monuments Men” lives up to expectations

March 5, 2014
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by Madeline Best "The Monuments Men", based on the true story of a World War II platoon composed of art historians and museum curators sent to find and return stolen artwork taken by the Nazi’s under FDR’s direction, lived up to the high expectations it had before entering theaters. The movie, both starring and directed by George...

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