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Gone Girl Review

November 17, 2014
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Gone Girl Review

The movie Gone Girl, based on a book by author Gillian Flynn, arrived in theatres three weeks ago. I saw it this past week, and quickly formed an opinion about it. It’s an ingenious bit of thrilling filmmaking, with some interesting commentary on the nature of marriage and gender roles within American culture thrown...
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Art Gallery: Rachel Jump, “Origins”

November 10, 2014
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Art Gallery: Rachel Jump, “Origins”

Jump, a CCHS graduate and recent graduate of Rhode Island School of Design (BFA ’14) is a black and white photographer whose photographs share the themes of home, belonging, memory and absence. Her series, Origins, represents the experiences of her past. Her photographs document the feeling of loss from leaving home and moving to a new...
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Yaks: No Longer Just for Nepal

November 10, 2014
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Yaks: No Longer Just for Nepal

Forget about Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; there’s a new app on the social media scene, and it’s spreading like wildfire.  It’s called Yik Yak and it is the very latest way to interact online.  Think of it as a modified version of Twitter.  Once users download the app, they can anonymously post “yaks” which...
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Where’s Kanye’s New Album?

November 3, 2014
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Where’s Kanye’s New Album?

Chicago rapper, producer, and fashion designer, Kanye West, is rumored to have an album in the works. Last June, West told GQ that the album is most likely to drop in September. September has gone by with no sign of activity from West. His sixth studio album, “Yeezus” was released with minimum promotion, and it seems...
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Birdman Soars

November 3, 2014
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Birdman Soars

Birdman premiered in select theatres on October 17, and quickly received a warm welcome from the critical community, but lukewarm box office returns. The movie was directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who was also behind Amores Perros, Babel, and Biutiful, known jocularly as one of the “Three Amigos of Cinema.” This title denotes the...
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‘Secrets’- A Magnificent, Honest Debut

November 3, 2014
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‘Secrets’- A Magnificent, Honest Debut

Let me be honest right from the start— my musical taste is alternative, alternative, and some more alternative, and my qualifications to judge Mary Lambert’s spoken-word/rap/pop fusion are minimal. That being said, however, even an avowed hipster like me managed to enjoy this unabashed, spirited song, which refuses to apologize for anything about itself....
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Taylor Swift’s Latest Album Stuns

October 27, 2014
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Taylor Swift’s Latest Album Stuns

After years of trying to resist the infectious pop/country ballads of America’s biggest musical superstar, I have given in.  Taylor Swift is actually pretty darn good.  And yes, her latest album, 1989, which was released late last night, is pure pop, a sugar rush transmitted through your earbuds.  And it’s really, really catchy. Each...
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Band Concert Will be a Stunner

October 27, 2014
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Band Concert Will be a Stunner

Thanks to the Voice’s number one band room exporter, Namita Chandra, you now know the exclusive truths and lies about the CCHS Band Room, but are you ready to experience the magnificence of their creations?  I say yes, as does the virtuosic Band Director, David Gresko.  So I beseech one, I beseech all, to come to...
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Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign: Working for Gender Equality

October 20, 2014
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Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign: Working for Gender Equality

Emma Watson is a Hollywood superstar, and you’ve probably heard of her roles or Red Carpet appearances.  She is especially well-known for one of her most famous role: Hermione Granger. Recently though, the Harry Potter star has been up to a lot more than her roles in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and...
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Madi Bode Rises Higher

October 6, 2014
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Madi Bode Rises Higher

One of the biggest rising stars at our school,  Madi Bode ’16, recently hosted a show last Thursday at CC’s Colonial Sound to celebrate the release of her new EP: Higher. Madi started singing when she was 8 and from that point on she always knew that she wanted to be a performer. She describes...
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