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Bubbly, Sassy, and Inspirational: “Legally Blonde” Comes to La Salle

Bubbly, Sassy, and Inspirational: “Legally Blonde” Comes to La Salle

Emily Hawkins, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

La Salle’s spring musical, "Legally Blonde", kicks off in just two days! Opening night is on Friday, April 20th at 7pm in the La Salle auditorium, and the show then continues for a run of five more performances. "Legally Blonde" tells the story of Elle Woods, a fun, outgoing, and upbeat college st...

From a Meme to “Amen”: A Review of Rich Brian’s Impressive Debut Album

From a Meme to “Amen”: A Review of Rich Brian’s Impressive Debut Album

Alexis Han, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

The following review discusses and contains links to music and music videos with explicit content. Rich Brian, an internet personality turned rapper, released his first full EP, Amen, this February. Though most may know Rich Brian as a comedian, his debut album is a true testament to his skills as a talented musici...

A Binge-Worthy New Hit Show, “On My Block”

A Binge-Worthy New Hit Show, “On My Block”

Dakota Canzano, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

There's never really been anything like “On My Block,” the Netflix series that was added on March 16th, and that has now become of the top trending shows.   I binge watched this show in two days. There’s 10 episodes in the series, which are each about 30 minutes long.   The show is set in...

“Isle of Dogs”: An Amazing, Different, Wacky Movie

“Isle of Dogs”: An Amazing, Different, Wacky Movie

Stephen Leeb III, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews

In the world of movies, we live in a time of endless remakes, reboots, and sequels. Sure, these movies are supposed to be entertaining, but instead I find myself bored. Too much action. Too little plot. No interest. Just take a look at the top three grossing movies of 2017. In order from top to bottom...

Not Your Average Counselor: Mr. Altshuler and His Band

Not Your Average Counselor: Mr. Altshuler and His Band

Tarn Bregman, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Many La Salle students know Mr. Altshuler as their counselor, some even as their soccer coach, but what many do not know is that he is also a singer and songwriter. Before his time at La Salle, Mr. Altshuler spent his time performing in his two person band Sloe Loris. This band has not only changed Mr. ...

Selma to Montgomery: Nine Famous Protest Songs

Selma to Montgomery: Nine Famous Protest Songs

Liam Rinehart, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

On this day, 53 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began the historic third march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama. Over 3,000 civil rights activists set out on foot from Selma down the 54-mile highway to the state capital of Montgomery. Unlike the first two marches, where demonstrators ha...

Clash Royale Review and Walkthrough: A Simple, Addicting Game

Clash Royale Review and Walkthrough: A Simple, Addicting Game

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under App Reviews, Entertainment

There are a plethora of games to choose from on the App Store and the Google Game Store but by far the most addicting and enjoyable is Supercell’s Clash Royale. With a rating of 4.7 out of five stars on the App Store and over 100 million downloads on the Google Play Store, Clash Royale is one of, ...

Kendrick Lamar, Khalid, and Others: The Best Upcoming Concerts This Spring

Kendrick Lamar, Khalid, and Others: The Best Upcoming Concerts This Spring

Maggie Rasch, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

With spring and summer right around the corner, big name artists are heading to the Pacific Northwest. Whether the artists are completing their sixth album tour or starting their music careers, singers are traveling across the country to showcase their hit songs for screaming crowds of fans. Here is a look ...

Best New TV Show: “Everything Sucks!”

Best New TV Show: “Everything Sucks!”

Maggie Rasch, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

On February 16th, Netflix released another original series, “Everything Sucks!” The series follows high school students in the town of Boring, Oregon during 1996, embracing the 90's vibe as a result of incorporating music by artists like Oasis along with the outdated fashion of the era.   The s...

Kendal’s Acoustic Chill Playlist, Perfect For a Rainy Day

Kendal’s Acoustic Chill Playlist, Perfect For a Rainy Day

Kendal Shride, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

As we quickly head toward the end of the semester, our stress levels are rising along with the heavy rainfall. To reduce the stress that most of us are experiencing heading into finals week, music can be a great outlet to ease some of that anxiety we may have built up. Here are 10 essential acoustic...

Shak’s Top Ten Albums of the Year

Shak’s Top Ten Albums of the Year

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Opinion

2017 was an abundantly creative year for music. Not only was 2017 the year that rap overtook rock as the most popular music genre in the United States, but an influx of new artists across all genres as well as established artists releasing excellent projects resulted in 2017 being one of the most significant years for music in recent memory. ...

An Upbeat, Relaxing Playlist to Get You Through Finals

An Upbeat, Relaxing Playlist to Get You Through Finals

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As finals approach, pretty much everyone will probably be feeling extra stress in the next few weeks. Although there are many approaches to dealing with stress, one of the easiest and most effortless ways is through music. During times where I am extra stressed or just feeling down about something, I...

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