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AMSAs first remote play will be followed by a production of Disneys Frozen next month.

School plays done remotely? AMSA gets creative

By Amanda Denney, Staff writer March 25, 2021

The audience sits in a dark auditorium. An announcement over the loudspeaker asks people to silence their cell phones, then the curtain rises and the show begins. Actors stand onstage and fill the space...

Junior Zeena Acharya (standing and pointing, right) and sophomore Audrey Nguyen-Whitehead (standing, left) helped give new life to Charles Dickens classic.

AMSA Drama Society adds flair to a holiday classic

By Meaghan McDonald, Photo editor January 17, 2020

Even with a cast comprised almost entirely of untrained Lower Schoolers and underclassmen, AMSA’s Drama Society managed to produce a charming and humorous rendition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas...

Much publicity and speculation has surrounded Ariana Grandes song Thank You, Next.

Is it wrong to turn heartbreak into money?

By Era Kalaja, Staff writer January 15, 2019

“Thank You, Next” trended at one point as No. 1 on the Apple Music Top 100: USA chart. Ariana Grande wrote and performed the song and it is about all her misguided relationships involving other artists,...

Rockstar Games long-awaited sequel has proved a smash success.

The Old West in all its glory

By Ella Kinney, Entertainment editor January 3, 2019

Eight years after the release of its immediate predecessor, Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 has blown away critics and gamers alike -- enough to have it considered by many the frontrunner for game...

If you enjoy rock and roll -- and even if you dont -- you are likely to enjoy Bohemian Rhapsody.

The story of Queen and its lead singer is a joy to behold

By Lillie Zate, Features editor December 11, 2018

Following the United States release of 20th Century Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody on Nov. 2, the movie has received much critical debate, along with plenty of praise. The film follows both the personal and...

The superhero movie that embraces social commentary has become an international sensation.

Black Panther is much more than just a superhero movie

By Amelia Marceau and Yahritzaliz Ortiz-Zayas April 10, 2018

Everyone, it seems, turns out to see Marvel Studios movies. They provide two hours for people to ignore the problems of the world with their favorite comic book characters, in a cinema landscape exploding...

Greta Gerwigs Lady Bird is nominated for five Academy Awards.

Lady Bird is a real and moving portrait of teenage life

By Richard Chang, Features editor March 2, 2018

Greta Gerwig’s debut as a director, Lady Bird, is the story of Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, a high school student who wants to move to New York for college to get away from her mother and lower-class...

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