Stoop-kid leaves his stoop

Stoop-kid leaves his stoop

Sam Schmieg, A&E Editor

May 25, 2012

While many students may approach the end of high school saddened by the conclusion of an era, or ecstatic for the chance to rid themselves of parental bonds, I look to the future with hope to accomplish amazing things. Lately I have been pondering what I want my legacy to be (not just for this school,...

One rapper, one street artist: two talents named “Blu”

One rapper, one street artist: two talents named “Blu”

Claire Kelloway & Sam Schmieg, A&E Editors

April 27, 2012

Street Art - Claire Kelloway Over the past decade, street art has quickly moved from a crime to a recognized art form. More and more street artists are becoming house-hold names, and even more importantly being featured in serious art museums. For those who are less familiar with the genre, the c...

Soundset 2012

Soundset 2012

Sam Schmieg, A&E Editor

March 24, 2012

Ahh, summer months filled with festivals: there’s really nothing better. While Lollapalooza, Coachella, and Bonnaroo garner the most attention, over the last 5 years Soundset, a festival put on by local record label Rhymesayers Entertainment, has made giant waves in the record industry. What started...

The good ol’ days

The good ol' days

Sam Schmieg, A&E Editor

February 17, 2012

If you and I were to have a conversation, it wouldn’t take very long for you to realize my fascination, if not obsession, with rap music. A constant flood of new songs and albums feed my hunger for this wonderful genre, but sometimes, after listening to Midnight Marauders too many times in a ro...

Muppets Review

Muppets Review

Sam Schmieg, A&E Editor

December 22, 2011

While movie critics are already considering The Descendants or Moneyball for favorites at next year’s Academy Awards, there seems to be one movie in particular that has been snubbed of its well-deserved critical acclaim: The Muppets. Many will overlook this as just another kids’ movie churned out ...

Men of Movember – Turning scruff into charity

Men of Movember - Turning scruff into charity

Sam Schmieg, A&E Editor

November 14, 2011

Chuck Norris perfected scruff. Johnny Drama, from Entourage, was a master of the manicured goatee. And take one gander at Rollie Fingers’ amazing ‘stache and you will realize why my jealousy of men with facial hair is so tremendous. Whenever November rolls around, I am giddy to let my face-mane run...

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