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Olivia Rodrigo releases record-breaking debut album SOUR, tugging at the heartstrings of millions.

Olivia Rodrigo releases debut album “SOUR”

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor May 28, 2021

By now, few people can say they have not heard of the name Olivia Rodrigo. The 18 year old actress, singer and songwriter has taken over social media platforms like TikTok with her record-breaking singles...

Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan star in Marvel Studios new Phase IV show The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. While the show had incorporated exiting moments for the MCU, it lacked originality and did not meet fan expectations overall.

New Marvel show tackles issues but lacks flair

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor May 6, 2021

The season finale of Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has arrived, carefully building up Phase IV of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and ending Steve Rogers' legacy by introducing...

WandaVision has burst onto the entertainment scene as a brilliant, mind twisting television series that has defied the expectations of typical superhero media.

Review: WandaVision is a must-watch

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor March 12, 2021

WandaVision has burst onto the entertainment scene as a brilliant, mind twisting television series that has defied the expectations of typical superhero media. It is a beautiful blend of science fiction,...

Masters sophomore Stella Simonds sits in the library reading. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the book industry went through many ups and downs, but ultimately found success in 2020.

Book industry finds success through the ups and downs of 2020

Maya Phillips, Contributing Writer February 11, 2021

The COVID-19 outbreak last March quickly bound millions of Americans to their homes, with nowhere to go and lots of time. Many found this to be the perfect opportunity to finally read the books they never...

Dobbs 16 perseveres through restrictions

Logan Schiciano, TBN Producer January 2, 2021

This package was originally published in Tower Broadcast News #3, which aired on December 17, 2020. 

OUTSPOKENS ANNUAL WINTER SHOWCASE took place in the Experimental Theater on Jan. 10 and featured the spoken word poetry of 12 upper school students, including  Zia Foxhall 20. In addition to their showcase, the group hosts several open mic nights throughout the year, which are open to all members of the community.

Outspoken captures student narratives

Yasmine Pascal, Features Editor February 25, 2020

From Katharine Duval’s theme of living in the moment to Carolyn Hohl’s creation of a new holiday for the homewreckers and the binge drinkers to Zia Foxhall’s poem about her fleeting childhood, the...

Senior Owen Pietsch (middle) sings Blow Away the Morning Dew in The Salting Dead. Pietsch is the oldest member of Salty Dogs, currently in his fourth year.

Salty Dogs musicals revived with “The Salting Dead”

Carol Queiroz and Annie Rubinson, Contributing Writer and News Lead Editor January 2, 2020

One evening in the winter of 2017, Theodore Horowitz '19 sprinted down the main quad to print fliers for the first ever Salty Dogs musical because he “thought it would be funny.” Last week, he returned...

Agatha Christie lives: Masters murder mystery

Agatha Christie lives: Masters murder mystery

Nora Fellas, Opinion Lead Editor December 18, 2019

Nine murders took place on “Friday the 13th” in the Experimental Theatre during Phoenix Presents Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” The 1930s classic whodunnit follows 10 strangers...

The Art of Self-Defense: Minio’s Moves

Sophie Grand and Gabriel Keller, Opinion Editor and Sports Editor December 18, 2019

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Dance Company members pose during a hip-hop number. This years show brought out one of the biggest audiences the Company has ever seen.

Dance Company Fall performance brings audience to its feet

Yasmine Pascal, Features Editor November 22, 2019

Marked by jazz, contemporary, pop and hip hop, with an array of colors and storylines, Dance Company performed their fall show last Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Claudia Boettcher Theatre. Their...

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