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‘Spice’ Up Your Life With the Return of the “Girls”

By Kate Keenan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

“If you wanna be my lover/got to get with my friends.” These simple words could be heard singing at the top of every girl’s lungs when the Spice Girls were in their prime, and now with their comeback on its way, the questi...

The Baer Necessities

By Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

November 21, 2007

I have two words for you. Two words that we all experience some time during our high school career. Two words that make some cry themselves to sleep. Two words that cause hyperventilating or nervous shaking. Yes, I’m talking abo...

Studio Art AP: Students Channel Inner-Artists

By Nicole Schreiber, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Ever wonder who could be the next Picasso or Van Gogh? They may be right here at school. Studio Art AP, taught by Christine An, is designed to foster growth in future artists. The 26 students enrolled in the class experiment with ...

‘Dan In Real Life’ Ousts the Conventional Romance Flick

By Jade Shi, Senior Writer

November 21, 2007

A man sets out on a family trip only to find himself falling in love with his brother’s girlfriend. No, this is not another “Romeo and Juliet.” directed by Peter Hedges, “Dan In Real Life” is a comedic depiction of a man...

‘Aladdin’ Takes Us on a Magic Carpet Ride

By Kristen Lee, Copy Editor

November 21, 2007

In the coming weeks, Broken Box can be found in a rather unusual situation—guys dressing up as women, a girl playing the lead male and occasionally, some breaking into song. The reason? Broken Box is rehearsing “Aladdin,...

A Site Worth Seeing:

By Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer

November 21, 2007

I have an iPod. And just like the rest of my iGeneration, I use it to listen to my iTunes in my iHome with my iDog while I eat my iSandwich and watch my iDVDs. And now I can even buy an iDose from an iDealer, so that I can get i...

‘Reaper,’ ‘Gossip Girl’ Usher in Revamped CW Lineup

By Lauren Ilano, Copy Editor

October 19, 2007

Reaper Leading the revival is the new sci-fi comedy “Reaper,” which follows Sam, a young man who lives a normal life working at a hardware store until Satan comes to collect his soul. Sam’s parent’s sold his soul so th...

Extinction Should Be the Fate for ‘Cavemen’

By Ancy Dow, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

“Cavemen” planted its hairy feet onto the television October 2. It is on every Tuesday at 8 p.m., and is based on the GEICO car insurance commercials. The show stars three cavemen named Joel, Jamie and Nick, who have found li...

‘Journeyman’ Stuck in Past

By Sandra Song, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

There are so fads that just never die, unfortunately, television show and plots are no exception. “Journeyman” recycles the class time-traveler scenario and attempts to deliver a dose of modernism to this dour drama. Kevin Mc...

Paul’s Wall

By Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

October 19, 2007

If you couldn’t read the words above, my name is Paul Winterbotham. If you actually know me, chances are you don’t call me by this name. Like so many others in our society, I have been nicknamed. No longer do I go by t...

‘Halo 3’ Debuts With a Bang

By Doug Sangster, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

Some call him the “Master Chief,” others know him as “Spartan 117” and the enemies that fear him recognize him as “The Demon.” One of the most famous action heroes in video game history is called these three names due...

A Site Worth Seeing:

By Hallie Keenan, Business Manager

October 19, 2007

“In a month or so I feel like the site is going to look like that guy you know in high school whip put a chin-up bar in his bedroom door frame during the summer between junior and senior year: unexpectedly hot.” Surpris...

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