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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

Ben Chanenson and Patrick Walker

December 18, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was a huge risk by Disney. Would fans be interested in the expanded mythology? Or would people even find a movie interesting if they already know the ending? Rogue One is based off one paragraph from the opening crawl of the 1977 hit Star Wars (below), the result of the f...

Looking Back at the Man Who Got Rock Rolling

Looking Back at the Man Who Got Rock Rolling

Nazim Duran

December 11, 2016

This year Chuck Berry, the man who created rock and roll, celebrates his 90th birthday. Chuck Berry was born on October 18, 1926 in St. Louis Missouri.  With the help of his friend Ira Harris, he developed a unique sound, learning basic rhythm changes and blues chords on guitar.  His official caree...

Are There Too Many Marvel Movies?

Nazim Duran and Will Dawson

November 10, 2016

With Doctor Strange coming in as Marvel’s newest release, the question often gets posed: has Marvel made too many movies?   For decades, people have adored superhero films.  In 2016, 5 of the 10 highest grossing films were all superhero films.  One of these five was in fact Doctor Strange, which p...

A Moon Shaped Pool Review

A Moon Shaped Pool Review

Nazim Duran

October 27, 2016

Ever since a friend of mine introduced me to the band Radiohead, I have been in love with their music and everything they have to offer.  Radiohead is a British alternative-rock band that made up of members of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar), Ed O’Brien (guitar), Colin Gr...

Revolution Radio Review

Revolution Radio Review

Sydney Brumfield

October 27, 2016

Popular punk rock band Green Day's 12th studio album, Revolution Radio, hit stores on October 7th, and has received a warm welcome from the public. Following a similar philosophy to that of the band’s 2004 hit album American Idiot, which was inspired by the Bush presidency and issues regarding the...

Wieners Out: A Sausage Party Review

Wieners Out: A Sausage Party Review

Sang-Hee Park

October 27, 2016

Before you read: This movie is rated R for language and sexually explicit themes. Therefore, the review will have mentions of this content. Make sure to read at your discretion. --- Whenever I go watch a movie, I try to remain as open-minded as possible. Though preconceptions and public opinion are of...

Endangered: A Novel of When Things Get Hairy

Endangered: A Novel of When Things Get Hairy

Ritvik Prabhu

June 2, 2016

Recently I had the privilege of interviewing author Eliot Schrefer about his book Endangered, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Endangered illustrates the life of fourteen year old Sophie Biyoya-Ciardulli—a slightly naïve, yet intelligent girl from America, who flies back to her birth...

The Comforts of a Memory

Emilija Sagaityte, Former Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2016

The heat of the cocoa pecks my lips, Melts my worries, consumes me. Savoring the sweetness, I close my eyes. I am back in the serene woods, Standing on the root of the tree Grasping at the earth. I hold on to the bright rays Radiating off the scintillating snow that covers The ground below,...

Radnor High School Puts on an Impressive Performance of The Music Man

Katie Frost and Emily Chen

April 6, 2016

On March 3-6, Radnor High School put on its annual winter musical, Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, which as usual, did not disappoint. Over 100 students in the cast and crew worked together for several months to bring this story to life. Starting in January, three months after auditions were he...

Star Wars The Force Awakens Review

Star Wars The Force Awakens Review

Sang-Hee Park

February 25, 2016

I've never watched a Star Wars movie. My relationship with the sci-fi saga was akin to one with the popular kid who's never in your classes -- they're recognizable, but not familiar enough to be particularly interesting. In order to get some context, my family watched and studied an hour's worth of Star ...

Hollywood Should Be the Ones Saying "I can do that"

Abrah O. Katzman

February 25, 2016

Diversity is something that Hollywood and record companies have been trying to institutionalize for quite some time now. There have been some strides in this, from black artists like Beyoncé winning well-deserved Grammies, to people like Aziz Ansari and Mindy Kaling, Indian comedians getting their ...

CAPA Students Question Racial Validity Of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" Musical

CAPA Students Question Racial Validity Of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" Musical

Emily Chen

February 25, 2016

As America continues to progress in its liberality, racial advocating has also come to make a greater appearance in today’s society. Through the manifestation of current events, minority groups strive to fight for their equality and justice, one example being the Black Lives Matter movement. But on t...

Radnorite Staff Picked Music for January 2016

Radnorite Staff Picked Music for January 2016

Manny Unger

January 30, 2016

Throughout my almost eighteen years, I have played five instruments (six if you include the recorder in third grade), and I was absolutely terrible at every one. Despite my lack of musical ability, I have always loved music. I enjoy a lot of songs along a spectrum of genres, but I’ve found that every onc...

Feeding the Community with Empty Bowls

January 26, 2016

When members of Radnor's UMatter teamed up with art teacher Tracey Dean to help strike out hunger, they had no idea how quickly the school community would embrace their efforts. RHS students and faculty have been busy making clay bowls for the first annual "Souper Bowl" dinner event on Friday, Februa...

Hamilton Review

Grace Constable

January 26, 2016

    The brand new and highly revered show, Hamilton, combines musical elements of the modern age with a storyline that takes viewers back to the early days of our country in a highly innovative, awe-inspiring performance at Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. The show features 34 songs ranging fro...

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