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Star Wars: The Clone Wars ignites emotions in forceful series finale

Star Wars: The Clone Wars ignites emotions in forceful series finale

By Joseph Watts, News Editor

August 25, 2020

In 2008, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, George Lucas’ last Star Wars piece, began airing on Cartoon Network. With Dave Filoni as supervising director, the series, meant to bridge the gap between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, immediately took off and became one of Cartoon Network’s most popular shows. ...

What’s the hype with Morgan Wallen?

Country musician Morgan Wallen preparing to take the stage for a concert.

By Charles Stephenson

August 18, 2020

Arguably the biggest star in the country music industry as of 2020, Morgan Wallen released his highly anticipated single “7 Summers” on August 14th. After signing a record deal with Big Loud Records in 2016, the Tennessee native released his debut album If I Know Me in 2018 including the already-hit...

“folklore” marks creative and stylistic growth for Taylor Swift

By Lauren Anne Smith

August 16, 2020

  It seems that 2020 summer was flatlining due to COVID-19 cancelling plans, but Taylor Swift might have saved the season by dropping a new album. Swift’s folklore album is different from her usual pop style and upbeat vibes, but  provides fans with a newborn version of her music. Sw...

Hamilton premieres on Disney+

Hamilton on Disney+ Picture by Lilly Noble

By Lilly Noble

July 15, 2020

Watching Hamilton on Broadway is an experience that begins the moment you take a step out of your hotel lobby. Walking on the streets, you can hear taxi cab horns blaring back and forth at each other while a myriad of rainbow screens illuminate Time Square. Upon arriving at Richard Rodgers Theatre, you ar...

COVID-19’s effects on concerts and entertainment

COVID-19's effects on concerts and entertainment

By Lily Flowers, Photography Editor

May 7, 2020

As the world has battled COVID-19, the entertainment industry has been put on pause. There have been over 2 million cases of COVID-19 globally with 166,000 deaths. In an effort to prevent spreading the virus, many festivals, movies, concerts, and tv shows have been postponed or canceled. The US Centers for...

We’re breakin’ free, we’re jailbreakin’

A Jailbroken phone demonstrating a tweak.

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor

May 6, 2020

Don’t fret, this is not about a prison break. The term "jailbreak" does not always involve the slammer. Actually, in this case, it refers to the software in iPhones. Officially, the definition of a jailbreak in this context is when one removes software restrictions imposed by Apple on most de...

MUSIC MONTHLY: Sarah Riley Jicka recommends Thundercat

MUSIC MONTHLY: Sarah Riley Jicka recommends Thundercat

By Jane Hurst, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

This month, Music Monthly is highlighting Prep alumna Sarah Riley Jicka and one of her favorite artists, Thundercat. Stephen Bruner, better known as Thundercat, is an American producer and bassist. He has collaborated with artists such as Erykah Badu, Flying Lotus, and Kendrick Lamar. He even won a ...

What Is It? The Banana Splits

the original designs of The Banana Splits

By Camp Carter, Entertainment Editor

April 28, 2020

            I first saw the Banana Splits while watching cartoon reruns on Boomerang, and although I only remembered bits and pieces of the show, it was enough to recognize them years later. I was spending time at my aunt's house during Thanksgiving break and was watching the news befor...

John Krasinski brings “Some Good News” to you

Actor John Krasinski has turned his home into the

By Julia Stradinger, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

There’s been a lot of negative news in regard to Covid-19 in the last month, and it seems that's all we hear about on TV. Thankfully, someone decided to create a positive outlet for anyone to watch and keep up with. For the past four weeks, celebrity John Krasinski (aka Jim from The Office and Jack R...

Music Monthly: Julia Phillippi on Clairo

Julia and Clairo at her Atlanta meet and greet

By Jane Hurst, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

In a bonus for April, Music Monthly is highlighting sophomore Julia Phillippi and one of her favorite artists, Clairo. Clairo, also known as Claire Cottrill, is a singer-songwriter from Boston. She is well-known for her unique chill pop. Clairo released her debut album in August of 2019. The album w...

ALBUM REVIEW: The Darkness Behind The Weeknd’s “After Hours”

The Weeknd

By Dax Murphy, Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2020

Even during times like these, musicians have continued to work, surprisingly, some more than usual. In particular, one artist to highlight released an album on March 20th. This album, After Hours, has since received mass acclaim from fans and critics alike, so much so that it has since boosted this artist...

MUSIC MONTHLY: Jake Vineyard recommends Parquet Courts

MUSIC MONTHLY: Jake Vineyard recommends Parquet Courts

April 7, 2020

This month, Music Monthly is highlighting sophomore Jake Vineyard and one of his favorite bands, Parquet Courts. Parquet Courts is a rock band that formed in 2010. It consists of Andrew Savage (vocals and guitar), Austin Brown (vocals and guitar), Max Savage (drums), and Sean Yeaton (Bass). They fir...

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