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PDA culture at Beverly

Lucas Harward, staff writer Beverly, just like any other high school, is a petri-dish of teenage affection. With hormones raging, students will go much further than a simple, “What’s up?” to display their interest in whichever sex they prefer. Among friends, this usually only amounts to some variation on the classic hug. However, when students […]

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Norman couples give their take on PDA

February is a month filled to the brim with love. From Valentine’s Day to the premiere of “50 Shades of Grey”, couples worldwide are celebrating, privately, as well as publicly. Public displays of affection (PDA) are prevalent in today’s culture, embraced by some yet abhorred by others. Highlights saw this love-trend as an opportunity to […]

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“Better Call Saul” finally arrives

Ben Shofet, graphics editor  Finally, the moment has arrived! After two years of dreadfully waiting, the spin-off of arguably one the the greatest dramas of all time, “Breaking Bad”, has arrived. “Better Call Saul” finally made it to our screens, and with it, a record breaking 6.9 million views during its premiere on Feb. 7. […]

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Hackathons: a new era of technological breakthroughs

Ben Shofet, Graphics Editor When people think about hacking it is often associated with breaking into another’s website or social media account and using that information in malevolent manner. However, there is another form of hacking, in which people of all ages and backgrounds meet to create original, technology-based products. These events are often attended […]

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A ‘Twisted’ Show

Karen Shilyan, business manager Students of Theatre Arts Workshop, along with director Annie Terry,  are crossing new barriers with the upcoming winter play, “Twisted Myths”. It is composed of original adaptations of popular stories from Greco-Roman mythology. The students crafted each piece from scratch, in conjunction with Terry’s guidance. The adaptations are unique in that […]

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Wes Anderson does it all with ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

Jackson Prince, co-editor-in-cheif  Wes Anderson’s most recent disaster of utter brilliance was in the form of “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, nominated for its epicly picaresque journey and its unique lens upon an experience and an environment. What is delightful about this film is that, if a viewer held a remote to pause the movie, a […]

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‘Selma’ provides deep, meaningful historical interpretation

Juliette Deutsch, co-editor-in-chief  “Selma”, a film directed by Ava DuVernay and produced by Oprah Winfrey, manages to depict a focal point in the Civil Rights Movement and American history. The film follows the events leading up to the 1956 march from Selma to Montgomery led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo). The film […]

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‘American Sniper’ a sure shot to entertain

Marty Schnapp, news editor  Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper”does an excellent job in not only thrilling its audience with military action but also exploring the emotional struggles of Chris Kyle, whose time in Iraq cripples his home and family life. Bradley Cooper gives an outstanding performance (and one different from past roles) as Kyle, whose Manichean […]

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‘Whiplash’ controls viewers through captivating acting, story

Guy Ginsberg, sports editor “Whiplash”, Damien Chizelle’s dark and jazzy thriller, follows the story of Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller), a tunnel-visioned, aspiring jazz drummer studying music at the Schaffer Conservatory under the infamous twistedly encouraging conductor Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons). The story illustrates a boy’s destruction through psychotic and abusive treatment from his conductor and […]

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‘Imitation Game’ opens eyes to Turing’s heroics’

Lucas Harward, staff writer “Imitation Game” chronicles the creation of a machine that not only changed people, but changed technology as well. The film tells the little-known story of the creation of Turing machines, otherwise known as computers. Benedict Cumberbatch (Alan Turing) is an awkward yet genius mathematician who first shows the audience his blunt […]

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