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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...

To the Bone: Netflix Targets Mental Illness

MaryBeth Monaco-Vavrik, '19, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Netflix can be counted on to produce a wide array of documentaries, feel-good movies, horror films, and binge-worthy shows. Out of this selection on July 14th came the Netflix Original, To the Bone, a movie that follows a young woman, Ellen, portrayed by Lily Collins, as she battles anorexia nervosa and b...

The Future of Whitewashing

Chloe Gong, '19, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Whitewashing: I’m sure this isn’t an unfamiliar concept in the context of Hollywood and other film productions. If you search the phrase “whitewashing in film” on Wikipedia, there is literally an entire (but definitely not complete) list of films dedicated to pointing out this obvious yet prevalent...

Why We Need More Foreign Films in Our Lives

Maddie Marks, co-Editor in Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Considering that the United States has the biggest film market in the world, with a box office revenue of around 10.31 billion dollars in 2016, it is no surprise that the majority of films we are exposed to are produced in the United States. And it can’t be denied that some of those films are really sk...

The Most Anticipated Films of the Summer

Sofia Sheehan, '17, Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Summer time is just around the corner, and for students that means a time of relaxation, poolside naps, and – you guessed it – Netflix galore. For those that wish to venture beyond the offerings of Netflix, even more movies and options will become available. If one is feeling particularly adventurous,...

Who Doesn’t Love Reading Subtitles?

Olivia Spring, '17, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you’re like me then you LOVE to binge watch television shows on Netflix. here is nothing better than procrastinating on homework during the last few weeks of school, so Netflix is the cure all of end of the year school feels. But if you’re also like me then you have a hard time staying interested...

The Films that Inspired Master of None

Sofia Sheehan, '17, Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For Master of None fans, season two looks to be Aziz’s most daring attempt with many more risks, much more romance, and a limitless amount of drama compared to the already amazing first sea- son. This is in large part due to the influence of Italian cinema on Aziz as his character *SPOILER ALERT*...

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