Christmas Classics: A New Breed?

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Marc Stacey '17, Staff Writer
December 19, 2014

As soon as December hits, the Christmas spirit overcomes most families. Across the globe family members bustle to get together and share some relaxation and fun times with each other. One holiday tradition that a great majority of Christmas fans look forward to would be watching Christmas movies. As... Read more »

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

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Joe and Dan Manganello '15 '17, Staff Writers
December 19, 2014

Thumbs Up   Believe it or not, Christmas time is here once again. All the excitement that this holiday brings is in full swing. Although there can be stress about the holidays, this time is joyful for most. For starters, two weeks off will have no one complaining. One wish for all thing is no schoolwork... Read more »

A New Tree Planted: The Selection of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree

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Terence Small '16, Staff Writer
December 19, 2014

On December 3rd, individuals from all over the globe converged on the heart of Manhattan to witness the 82nd annual lighting of the famous Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.   The official Christmas tree tradition at Rockefeller Center was introduced in 1933 during the construction of Rockefeller... Read more »

Television Review: Gotham

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Finn Schuemann '17, Staff Writer
November 18, 2014

Having eight films and television shows, the Batman franchise has given the public an extensive array of stories about “The Dark Knight.” With so many iterations and narratives on the Batman narrative, it seems like natural and unavoidable circumstances that ideas at DC Comics headquarters... Read more »

More Tech Gadgets: Focus on New Apple Products

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Will Delaney, '16, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014

Recently Apple announced the arrival of a few new gadgets. Namely, the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, the Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and the iOS 8 Operating System. Apple has been wildly successful with its revolutionary innovations through releases of such products. Apple customers have been described as... Read more »

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

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Joe and Dan Manganello '14 '17, Staff Writers
October 21, 2014

Thumbs Up: Chromebooks A new wave has entered Saint Peter’s Prep: a wave of Chromebooks. Some people have been criticizing these Chromebooks, but I think that they are nuts. The benefits to these new computers are endless. Now that I can’t play games on this computer and most sites are blocked again,... Read more »

Movie Review: Delivery Man

Ryan Berger '14, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013

Delivery Man is the story of David Wozniak (played by Vince Vaughn), a forty-something ne’er-do-well who discovers that he has inadvertently fathered 533 children because of a mistake at a depository. This movie is a remake of the Canadian film Starbuck (which was David’s anonymous donor... Read more »

Thumbs Up: Santa’s Life

Joe Manganello '15, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013

With Christmas right around the corner, there is something that has to be said. Let’s just take a step back and look at Santa’s life for a second. When you really think about it, the life he is living is pretty luxurious. He only works one night a year and on that night all he does is take... Read more »

Thumbs Down: Forgetting the Elves

Dan Manganello '17, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013

Christmas time is right around the corner and that’s great, but society has a lot of apologizing to do. Santa this and Santa that, but how about some love for the elves? Sure it takes some work to read the letters, but how about making all those toys? In the current times, people have to understand... Read more »

Movie Review: Captain Phillips

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Ryan Berger '14, Staff Writer
October 28, 2013

“Report two fishing boats at 6 o’clock” “They’re not here for fish” Captain Phillips is an amazing film for a number of reasons. Going in, I was expecting nothing more than a popcorn-action film. And while the film had some of those moments, it was always with great... Read more »

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