Age of Technology: Might Not be Replacing the Classics After All

Age of Technology: Might Not be Replacing the Classics After All

January 28, 2015 • Kendall Meenan and Melissa Kinsman  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life, Top Stories

“The world is in the palm of your hand”…. Literally! With technology at our fingertips, information hasn’t been more accessible. One way to easily acquire information is an Ebook. Unlike the paperback, Ebooks can be ordered instantaneously at any time or place, whether you’re waiting... Read more »

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

January 28, 2015 • Kendall Meenan, Staff Writer  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

MMany students are intimidated by speaking in public, especially when they have to memorize a piece. Memorizing poetry is an especially daunting task, but can be beneficial because it promotes art and culture as well learning proper language skills. These benefits are a part of why Bethel High School... Read more »

Music Artist of the Month: December

Music Artist of the Month: December

January 1, 2015 • Mallory Bruno and Cassidy Quinn, Staff Writers  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Happy Holidays! This month we are featuring Ellen’s the Only Holiday Album You’ll Ever Need, Vol 1. Ellen DeGeneres is currently hosting the 12th season of her comedic daytime television show. Today she is known as having the most likeable TV personality; not only is she dancing through the aisles... Read more »

Winter Fashion

Winter Fashion

January 1, 2015 • McKenna Leaden and Madison Schettler, Staff Writers  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

There is nothing like a New England winter. Here, winter fashion has the potential to express the cozy and festive auras that Christmas carols and Hallmark movies bring to us all this time of the year. Wool socks, knit sweaters and turtlenecks- dawning prancing reindeer and dancing snowflakes- wrap us... Read more »

Mockingjay Movie Review

Mockingjay Movie Review

January 1, 2015 • Maura Leaden and Madison Schettler, Staff Writers  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The Hunger Games has quickly become one of the world’s most popular franchises. Very few people have not read or watched the dystopian story unfold. Therefore, even though the initial popularity and fan frenzy surrounding the series has died out in the last few years, the release of the third movie,... Read more »

Taylor Swift: Queen of the Millenium

Taylor Swift: Queen of the Millenium

January 1, 2015 • Sean-Hector Toland-Matos, Staff Writer  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

If you compare the music industry to the modern American stratification of social classes, Taylor Swift would easily be the Bill Gates of the one percent. This 24 year old country-turned-pop star dominates the music industry to a level not seen at any time in history since Nielsen Soundscan began tracking... Read more »

The Book Nook: December Edition

The Book Nook: December Edition

January 1, 2015 • Kendall Meenan and Madison Schettler, Staff Writers  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

This year’s holiday break is one of the longest possible, 12 whole days! That’s plenty of time to read an entire book series, so definitely check these novels out before you hibernate for the winter break. The Selection Series – Kiera Cass Essentially, The Selection is a more sophisticated... Read more »

BHS’s Newest Art Teacher – Mrs. Joyce

BHS's Newest Art Teacher - Mrs. Joyce

October 28, 2014 • Dana Fotheringham, Staff Writer  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Ms. Joyce sat across from me, brunette hair cut just above her shoulders in a flattering bob, with a vibrant line of blue eyeliner brightening her face. As the newest art teacher in BHS, she seemed quite at ease, dominating her classroom with a confidence that was quite impressive. Always wanting to... Read more »

Autumn Bucket List

Autumn Bucket List

October 28, 2014 • Thomas Carraturo, Staff Writer  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

It’s that time of year again, to break out those jeans and a sweater, and enjoy the scenic foliage of Autumn.  It’s also the time that every store is invaded by pumpkin and apple products. The weather begins to chill, but fall activities are just heating up. So, to help you enjoy the best this season... Read more »

The Maze Runner Movie Review

The Maze Runner Movie Review

October 23, 2014 • Madison Schettler, Staff Writer  
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Novel adaptations have recently become a trend in the film industry, and James Dashner’s The Maze Runner is the latest book reworked for the big screen. Unlike many recently released YA adaptations, the cast of this action film was less than star studded, featuring Dylan O’Brien of “Teen Wolf”... Read more »

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