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Russia impresses with Olympic ceremonies

Russia impresses with Olympic ceremonies

March 5, 2014
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by Madeline Best On February 7, the 22nd quadrennial winter Olympics opened in Sochi, Russia. This was the first time Russia has ever hosted the winter Olympics, having previously hosted the 1980 summer Olympics in Moscow.   As the opening ceremony began, viewers were given a brief lesson o...

Comic Books: Beyond the Spandex

Comic Books: Beyond the Spandex

February 21, 2014
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by Jesse Walker-McGraw I recently became obsessed. Not with One Direction or Twilight or my phone. I’m now obsessed with comic books. Yes, really. Oh, stop laughing. Comic books. X-Men comics, in particular. Stop laughing! Over the summer, one of my friends mentioned she liked comic books. I had...

Historic Buildings in Kansas City

Historic Buildings in Kansas City

February 8, 2014
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by Libby Hyde, Adrianna Ohmes, Cecilia Butler and Bridget Jones City Workhouse/Brant’s Castle The City Workhouse is located at 21st and Vine in Kansas City, Missouri. It was named after Major Alfred Brant who was the superintendent. The old workhouse was considered unfit for humans accordin...

2014 Oscars predictions

2014 Oscars predictions

February 2, 2014
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by Madeline Best, photo from MCT Campus This past year was full of cinematic masterpieces, which makes choosing winners for this year’s 86th annual Academy Awards difficult. With a total of 58 films up for various nominations and nine up for “Best Picture”, it is anyones game.   Popu...

Gallery: Poster style

Gallery: Poster style

January 22, 2014
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compiled by Emma Willibey  

Gallery: Winter Play Auditions

Gallery: Winter Play Auditions

January 19, 2014
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  photos by Jesse Walker-McGraw On Dec. 2, students from STA and Rockhurst gathered after school in the auditorium to audition for the winter play, Quality Street. The auditions consisted of reciting a monologue from the play and performing scenes from the play with other actors. The play is direc...

For the record, vinyl resurgence rises

For the record, vinyl resurgence rises

January 18, 2014
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story by Emma Willibey, photos by Jessie Culver During the mid-2000s, technology giants packed sound spectrums into MP3 files. Companies digitalized iconic pieces like artist Andy Warhol’s banana cover for alternative veterans the Velvet Underground’s debut. While software adapted albums to h...

From Miley to Justin the best of 2013

From Miley to Justin the best of 2013

January 9, 2014
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by Madeline Best Throughout 2013, certain songs have continuously dominated radio waves with their catchy lyrics and hypnotizing sounds. Artists like Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry delivered with new albums that pleased their fans while newbies like Lorde and Darius Rucker quickly rose to the top of the charts. 2013 also provided the return of Miley Cyrus, who quickly stole t...

“About Time” sincere and sweet

“About Time” sincere and sweet

January 9, 2014
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by Madeline Best "About Time," starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson, who also played Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, tells the story of a semi-awkward man named Tim who learns of a family secret that allows him to travel back in time. After meeting Mary, played by McAdams, and not making a rather great first impression, Tim uses ...

Pizza place packs a punch

Pizza place packs a punch

January 6, 2014
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 [ezcol_3quarter] by Leigh Campbell   The Blue Grotto restaurant in Brookside is one of the best pizza places in Kansas City. Although the restaurant is certainly not restricted to pizza (the menu includes a variety of salads, steaks etc.), its pizza is unmatched.   The Blue Gro...

The year ahead in entertainment

The year ahead in entertainment

December 23, 2013
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by Emily Wemhoff 2014 will be a big year for entertainment. From the third installment of the Hunger Games films, to Ed Sheeran’s much anticipated second album, from new movies to new music, 2014 is sure to be one for the record books. Movies   "Divergent"               March 21 ...

The worst music of 2013

The worst music of 2013

December 20, 2013
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by Natalie Fitts   Music had a big year. While 2013 included many hits (i.e. Lorde’s “Pure Heroine,” Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” and Katy Perry’s “Prism), it had plenty of misses as well. Here are the worst of the worst in 2013 music:   Singles “23” by Mike WiLL Made-It ft. ...

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