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Top 10 famous De Smet alumni

Top 10 famous De Smet alumni

Brennan Dolnick, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Photos, Showcase

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The Walking Dead season seven finale takes a turn for the better

The Walking Dead season seven finale takes a turn for the better

Nick Einig, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Warning: this story contains spoilers. If you have not yet or are planning on watching the season seven finale of The Walking Dead, stop reading now. After a tense season that started with two characters getting their heads bashed in, The Walking Dead finished off its seventh season April 2. “The ...

Club Penguin waddles offline

Club Penguin waddles offline

Aunt Arctic, The Club Penguin Times

March 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

After countless igloo parties, sled races and walks with pet puffles, it is time to say goodbye. On March 30 at 12:01 a.m., developers pulled the plug on Club Penguin to make way for their new mobile experience, Club Penguin Island. The decision came 11 years after the original game first opened its doors to t...

Movies that needs to be remade

March 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The success of the brilliant Beauty and the Beast remake demonstrated just how receptive audiences can be to the notorious movie remake.  Remakes can be a hit or a miss, either revitalizing an old movie and bringing its name, characters and plot back to life or tainting its reputation.  Director Bill...

The Belko Experiment produces satisfying results

The Belko Experiment produces satisfying results

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“The Belko Experiment” is an action thriller that is dark enough to make you question your human nature. In it, office employees, who are trapped inside their workplace, are forced to kill each other in a certain amount of time to ensure their survival. It is a horror film that may not be perfect,...

Songs that you should be listening to right now

Songs that you should be listening to right now

Max Martinez, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Ain't No Reason: Brett Dennen Brett Dennen is my personal favorite artist because of his meaningful lyrics, and beautiful finger-picking guitar style. Ain’t No Reason is extremely relevant today because it takes issues that are prevalent in America right now.   Won’t You Come Over: Devendra Banhart Devendra Banhar...

Tracks of the Era

Tracks of the Era

Michael Sei, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Music is one of the most important aspects of a film. From the well-crafted melodies in Up to jam session worthy rock songs in Guardians of the Galaxy, every movie has a soundtrack that helps bring it to life. They have a variety of functions, including story progression, the pacing of edits and dial...

Photo Tour: Spring break in St. Louis

Photo Tour: Spring break in St. Louis

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Spring break in St. Louis can be just as much fun as anywhere else with the right travel guide. Knowing that a large chunk of the student body is staying home for break, the staff created a Spring break itinerary to help all spring breakers at home do just that. Saturday: spend a day in Forest Park...

One act advances to compete in state

One act advances to compete in state

Drew Brown, Managing Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

In their first year competing, the theatre department earned their first district four title on March 4 in the MSHSAA One Act competition. The group was composed of seniors John Cary, Luis Mejia Ahrens, Danny Cogan and Michael Tran as actors and senior David Braun and junior Jonathan Boyle on tech c...

Q&A: Snapchat open for trade

Q&A: Snapchat open for trade

Drew Brown, Managing Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Q&A with business teacher Andrew Lange. Do you think Snapchat could become a profitable company? "Well that’s a challenge because I was reading today and to create an ad [advertisement] on Snapchat is very expensive because you have to shoot a video and the form of the video is different. It is muc...

Music Monday – Robert Hutchison

Music Monday – Robert Hutchison

February 27, 2017


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Rearviewmirror by Pearl Jam Bullet the Blue Sky by U2 Know Your Enemy by Rage Against the Machine Hard Sun by Eddie Vedder Stones by Sonic Youth I Could Have Lied by Red Hot Chili Peppers White Discussion by Live Nutshell by Alice in Chains Seasons by Chris Cornell Midnight in a Perfect World by DJ...

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