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Radium Girls: history on stage

November 16, 2018


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Radium Girls is a play based on the true story of the women and men who worked for the U.S. Radium Corporation in Orange, N.J. Set in 1926, it follows the efforts of Grace Fryer (played by Alya Phillips), a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court to prove that radium is causing the mysterious...

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Abigail Peacock, Entertainment Editor

November 16, 2018


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Sabrina Spellman is, in most ways, a completely normal teenage girl. She attends the local high school in her town, Greendale; she has a boyfriend and a close-knit group of friends; and she’s about to celebrate her 16th birthday with her family. But those normalities are not what they seem: Sabrina...

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

Abigail Peacock, Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2018


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Critics have mixed feelings on Netflix’s new film, Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. In theory, it’s a smashing hit: it combines an intriguing storyline with a rock-solid cast of talented Netflix proteges. Shannon Purser (Barb from Stranger Things) and Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky from To All the Boys...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Abigail Peacock, Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2018


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This past August, Netflix released To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, the film adaptation of the novel by Jenny Han. The story follows the life of Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor), an introverted junior in high school who writes letters to her crushes. When her letters are mailed unexpectedly, Lara Jean...

Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down

Hallie Chen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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After five years of silence, the author of best-selling novels, including The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, is back, but it’s not much to get excited about. John Green’s new young adult drama tells the story of sixteen-year old Aza, who suffers from chronic anxiety disorder. Her entire life, ...

T.V. Review: Riverdale

Bailie Shultz, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2017


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Riverdale is based on the similar characters and settings of the comic "Archie." In the first episode, the audience is immersed into the cryptic town of Riverdale. Immediately the town is hit with murder of a beloved twin. The murder encourages Archie, Veronica, Betty, Jughead, and the rest of Riverdale's...

Movie Review: Dunkirk

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2017


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Have you heard that Harry Styles is in the new movie Dunkirk? It must be about boosting young teenage girls’ self-esteems! Actually, no. As much as the world loves Harry Styles’ and One Direction’s message, it’s not expressed in Christopher Nolan’s movie, Dunkirk. Terror, paranoia, and excitement...

Teachers reveal prom mishaps

Reegan Weber, staff writer

June 2, 2017


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Henry Level:  An absolutely true prom story never begins with prom. It begins with Homecoming. Senior year Homecoming was my first ever dance, and I went with my first ever girlfriend. I didn’t know what to expect, but we danced and rode in a limo and stood around for pictures and she broke up...

Artisans of Liberty showcase their creations

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor

June 2, 2017


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Jana Merca: Jewelry “I make necklaces in all different sizes as a form of stress relief. One day my friend asked, ‘Omg can I buy one?’ I didn’t even think about selling the jewelry I made until then. Eventually I got the point where I needed to make an Instagram, @jemsbyjan, for my necklaces...

The Patriot Press Reviews: LGBTQ+ Edition

May 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Online Editor's Corner, Online Exclusives

Comic book: The Lumberjanes An all-ages comic, Lumberjanes is a cheesy but heartwarming story of a group of girls—Jo, Molly, April, Mal, and Ripley—and their adventures to achieve their Lumberjane patches while experiencing the magic of summer camp and friendship. Made by girls, for girls, these...

Doctor Strange Review

Brigitte Larkin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


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Doctor Strange surpassed my expectations. I was anticipating it to be just another movie that I would forget within hours of leaving, but when I walked out of the theater, I was stirring with excitement, replaying every scene in my head. The movie follows the life of Dr. Stephen Strange, a skilled neurosurgeon...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Macee Vadney, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


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One of them is invisible. One picks locks. One of them is a thief. As for the talents of the beasts, you’ll have to find out on your own by watching J.K. Rowling’s film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It is an action packed film that never leaves you bored. It relates to Harry Potter through...

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