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A Look at Jiaozi’s EP

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, co-Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Largely attributed to the work of the one and only Jack Hontz, Strath Haven’s music program has an extensive and illustrious legacy that is simply one of a kind. The orchestra, symphonic and marching band, the camerata, cantata, silvertones and jazz bands have all been recognized time and time again ...

Three Billboards: A Story of Persistence and Hope

Chris Schmucki, '18, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A murdered daughter, a furious mother, seemingly ignorant police, and three billboards. Three Billboards Out- side Ebbing, Missouri is irate, yet one of the best films of 2017. Mildred Hayes’ (Frances McDormand) daughter’s murderer has gone uncaught, the case has gone stale, and after months of...

Golden Globes Say “Time’s Up!”

Maddie Marks, '19, co-Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year’s Golden Globes, which aired on January 7th, were not only a celebration of the tireless work put in by filmmakers and the notable creations which arose from it, but a political statement against sexual assault. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, which encouraged people, particularly women,...

Cast of Les Mis Looking Forward to a Spectacular Opening Night

Will Garrett, Evelyn Blanchette, '21, Staff Writers

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This February, Strath Haven High School prepares to put on their production of Les Miserables, the tale of Jean Valjean, a french convict who is searching redemption for the things he has done, struggling to survive in the years leading up to and after the June Rebellion of 1832. Valjean, played by Senior...

Overlooked Gems of the Grammy’s

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, co-Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

18Often times, only very popular artists are the ones who receive recgonition or attention for their awards or nominations come the time of the Grammys. However, every year there are artists who do not take front and center stage when it comes to attention but still produce wonderful and respectable...

Philly Artists You’ve Got to Listen To

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Santigold is a niche artist who manages to splice together electronic music with indie rock seamlessly, accompanying her dark and heavy vocals. Santi White grew up in inner-city Philadelphia before moving on to majoring in African-American studies and Music at Wesleyan University. Since 2008, Santigo...

Fall Fashion

Nina Li, '20, Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the weather is cooling down, the new autumn fashions fall into action. Throughout this season, new brands, styles, and colors have become incredibly popular. By examining professional social medias and fashion articles, this year’s fall fashions have spread throughout the country at rapid speeds....

Jiaozi

Nicole Raimo, '18, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Jiaozi, a band at Strath Haven that is made up of four talented seniors, is releasing their music onto streaming services Spotify and SoundCloud this December. Kevin Stabinski, Kyle Nurz, Emma Lee, and Reid Rothman have been preparing this album since the summer. Kevin, Emma, and Reid sing while Reid...

Lorde’s Melodrama

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, co-Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s been four years since we have received new music from New Zealand’s pop songstress. Ever since we were in middle school,  bopping our heads to the rebellious tune of  “Royals,” we have yet to see any of her songs top the charts. I mean, except for a few songs. “Yellow Flicker Beat” is a m...

“IT” – Review

Chris Schmucki, '18, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Gosh, Super Bowl LI was a disappointment. It seemed like the Atlanta Falcons had it in the bag down to the last minutes of the championship. After such an impressive season with model teamwork, one would think these major contenders would have a decent shot at following it through all the way. Alas, t...

Marching Band Soars at Halftime

Emma Henry, '20, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Front Page

Crowds cheered as the Strath Ha- ven Marching Band quickly cadenced into Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, November 26. With Pat- rick Murray tak- ing over as band director after the devastating loss of music director Jack Hontz in June, and the Haven varsity football team mak- ...

Pop Culture Analysis: Taylor Swift

Lynnea Zhang, '19, Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The world today is divided. Not in the context of foreign policy, or what the next new internet sensation will be, or even whatever on earth is happening with political factions in America, but about Pennsylvania native Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift has undoubtedly caused the end of summer social phenom...

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