Neighbors Movie: Edgy and Comedic

Neighbors Movie: Edgy and Comedic

Mady Burger
June 4, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Grade - B+   With a leading cast of Zac Efron, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, Neighbors was likely to be a success. And to top it off, Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse appear as frat bros. The movie felt like a smash up of Animal House, The Hangover, This... Read more »

Future of X-Men Past

Sophia Kivelson
May 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Top Stories

Grade (as a movie experience): B   Grade (as an X-men installment): Q (a grade that makes about as much sense as the movie)   X-Men: Days of Future Past is a sequel to the prequel of the original X-men series. Appropriately then, the movie’s premise... Read more »

Grab Bag Theater Presents “The Wizard of Oz”

Eliza Gutierrez-Dewar
May 23, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Theater Reviews, Top Stories, Uncategorized

This past Friday, Grab Bag Theater opened the running of their fourth musical. Grab Bag Theater, founded in 2011, is an entirely student run theater company that, despite the challenges members faced, was excited to open "The Wizard of Oz" and was proud of what they had created.   Being a... Read more »

Teacher Fight Club: Bracket Update #3

Will Hanley
May 22, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Satire, Top Stories

  Play-by-Plays:   Coulombe vs. Decurtins: Oh man, this is starting to get intense. In one corner, we had Coulombe, the twenty-something year old genius and youngest person ever to work at the large hadron collider in Switzerland. But then, in the other corner we... Read more »

M-A Battle of the Bands 2014

M-A Battle of the Bands 2014

Katie Wilcox
May 20, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, M-A Events, News, Top Stories

Mirroring the traditional "Battle of the Bands" concept as seen in concerts like the Vans Warped Tour or in movies like School of Rock, for the past several years, M-A's rendition of the event allows aspiring musicians to compete with and battle each other for the title of the "best band."   The... Read more »

M-A Hosts 8th Annual America’s Pastime Car Show

Joey Ellefritz
May 1, 2014
Filed under M-A Events, Top Stories

Early Saturday morning during Spring Break, the varsity baseball team arrived to set up for an afternoon of classic cars, barbeque, and raffles- all meant to raise funds for M-A's baseball program. The America's Pastime Car Show has been going for eight years strong, and has been a focal point of varsity... Read more »

8 Twitter Feeds Every M-A Kid Needs to Follow

Annalise Deal
April 1, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Twitter's presence on M-A's campus is rapidly growing, and with it comes an abundance of students who do not know which accounts to follow. Below are some suggestions to help anyone with a Twitter, or seeking to get one, have the best and most entertaining feed they possibly can.   1. ... Read more »

Foster the People’s Latest

Miranda Simes
March 25, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Top Stories

Foster the People, an indie pop/rock band from LA, officially released Supermodel last week, their second album three years after debut Torches. Both Torches and the popular track, “Pumped Up Kicks” received Grammy nominations in 2011, leading many to speculate what the band would release... Read more »

“The Fault in Our Stars” Tells a Life-Like Story of Love and Pain

“The Fault in Our Stars” Tells a Life-Like Story of Love and Pain

Julia Rafael
March 21, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, tells the struggles of young cancer patients in their everyday lives. The book follows the life of Hazel Grace Lancaster, a sixteen-year-old girl diagnosed with stage four thyroid cancer. After three years of not attending school and countless... Read more »

Top 10 Least Anticipated Movies of 2014

Will Hanley
March 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Top Stories

10. Maleficient Did... Read more »

Five Shows You’ve Got to Check Out

Ryan Kessler
February 13, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Here are five shows you all should seriously consider giving a fair chance: 1) Brooklyn Nine-Nine: After only one season, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has already wowed fans and critics alike, earning it the Golden Globe for Best TV Series. The... Read more »

Monuments Men, “Oh Shoot, We Forgot to Pay the Writers”

Joseph Rabinovitsj
February 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Grade: B-   I first heard of this movie from a friend, all of thirty minutes before I went to see it. When I asked about it, all my buddy said was: "you know, it's the movie with George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett and a bunch of other people."... Read more »