Madrigal singers delight at the theater

Madrigal singers delight at the theater

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

December 15, 2011


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The annual Madrigal theater was held on Dec. 8 and 9. The production was made up of two parts: a short Renaissance play and a brief holiday concert. This year, the play was entitled “The Saga of Modrick the Foul and the Great Chicken Coup.” The play began with a king and queen accompanied by a...

Breaking Dawn part one sucks viewers in

Kayla Polka, Reporter

November 23, 2011


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Breaking Dawn Part 1 made it's debut on the big screen last Thursday at midnight, grossing $30 million dollars in just one night.Twilighters all over the world are rushing into theaters for the fourth installment of the fairy-tale infused love story. From the ever anticipated "I do's" between vampire...

Lights lit up St. Louis

Lights lit up St. Louis

Andrew Schaefer, Reporter

November 8, 2011


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

On Oct. 29, the town of St. Louis was visited by Lights. The Canadian pop artist played at Cicero’s in the city. The venue was very small and was usually the host to bands that were just starting out. The concert was sold out and the room was filled to the absolute max, with people standing shoulder...

Blink 182 comes back strong

Blink 182 comes back strong

Ben Fowler, Reporter

October 19, 2011


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After an eight year break Blink-182 returned with a new album (Sept 27) “Neighborhoods” is their first release since 2003. The group split in 2003 to work on separate projects. Tom DeLonge, Co-lead singer and guitarist of Blink, went on to create the band Angels and Airwaves, which had become...

“Lights” turns to a synthetic sound

“Lights” turns to a synthetic sound

Andrew Schaefer, Reporter

October 13, 2011


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Lights is a 24 year old singer from Toronto, Canada. She first hit the music scene with the release of her song Perfect in 2008. Her song was part of the Instant Star television show soundtrack. Now she has three albums out. Her latest album is named Siberia which debuted on Oct., 4. 2011. In her return...

Spend the money on Money Ball

Spend the money on Money Ball

Kellen Yoey, Reporter

October 11, 2011


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With the World Series just round the corner, Money Ball is the perfect movie to get into  spirit. This movie follows the journey of general manager, Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) of the Oakland A’s. After losing three of his top players, Beane must make numerous trades and short handed financial decisions...

50/50 recounts a plot drivin story while maintaining its comedy roots

50/50 recounts a plot drivin story while maintaining its comedy roots

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

October 10, 2011


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Joseph Gordan-Levitt (Inception and Five Hundred Days of Summer) pairs with Seth Rogen (Knocked-Up and Pineapple Express) in 50/50, a comedy about a guy with cancer. Yeah, a guy with cancer. Usually, the words comedy and cancer do not mesh well together; however, this is not the case with 50/50. 50/50...

“Modern Family” wins big at 2011 Emmys

“Modern Family” wins big at 2011 Emmys

Emily Maag, Editor In Cheif

September 20, 2011


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OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES Julie Bowen – “Modern Family” Jane Lynch – “Glee” or Kristen Wiig “Saturday Night Live” The nominees this year were all extremely strong and deserved the award. “Modern Family” is, without a doubt, a hysterical show. However,...

The Cab pulls out the big guns “Symphony Solider”

The Cab pulls out the big guns “Symphony Solider”

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

September 7, 2011


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It has been over three years since (soul rock/pop rock/pop punk) band The Cab have released an album. However, these were not three easy years; they faced line-up changes as well leaving their record label.  Despite all of this, the men of The Cab rallied together to create their long-awaited release...

2011 Prom Review: the aftermath of fire and ice

2011 Prom Review: the aftermath of fire and ice

Erika Dicandia, Reporter

May 16, 2011


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As I walked into the America’s Center door to reveal our prom set up I was surprised and a little disappointed at once. The decorations were nicely set up. I felt that we probably could of gone a little crazier on the decorations to really make them pop. “I thought they were sick how half was...

“Little Women” gets an easy “A”

“Little Women” gets an easy “A”

Hannah Church, Reporter

April 15, 2011


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Little Women, written by Marisha Chamberlain, was performed by the OHS Drama Club on March 30-April 1 in the Drama Center. As the play began, I quickly found myself intrigued with the characters lives.  The five March sisters--Jo, Meg, Hannah, Beth, and Amy--truly demonstrate the importance of family,...

Mr. OHS crowns Hensel above the rest

Mr. OHS crowns Hensel above the rest

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

April 13, 2011


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This past Friday (April 8), 25 senior boys competed in the annual newspaper-produced Mr. OHS pageant. After several elimination rounds, Drew Hensel (12) came out with the crown. Hensel, who represented National Honor Society (NHS), won the judges’ and crowd’s approval and was named Mr. OHS at...

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