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The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast

The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
March 29
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, stockholm syndrome. In the past seven or so years, Disney has set out on a conquest to take their most popular animated films and convert them into live action. While continuing with this quest, Disney has had some major hits (2015’s “Cinderella,” an...

Fresh Face: Oxy Spot Treatment

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I’ve had gal pals ever since I can remember; gals that understand my perfection, and gravitate toward it. Over the years, I’ve had pals get too intimidated by my fierce bone structure and incredible personality. However, there has been one thing that has stuck by my side for years. The ultimate g...

The consuming cubes

The consuming cubes

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Swiftly moving their hands across their Rubik’s Cube, students study new patterns and new challenges.   For many students, this has become a huge hobby for them this school year. They try and solve the cubes between classes, during lunch, and whenever they have a free second. For senior Matt B...

Fresh Face: Nail Clippers

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

Clipping away my problems has never been so easy.  The change that comes with a new set of nicely trimmed nails makes solving the world’s problems so much easier. Granted, I can’t snatch as many wigs as I can with a longer nail. However, I make the world a better place one short nail at a time. For...

Hamilton is not throwing away its shot

Hamilton is not throwing away its shot

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

How does a genius, playwright, historian, and musician, take a historical figure from the early days of America, and turn it into a musical phenomenon? During August of 2015, a brand new musical took up residence in the New York City theater district. “Hamilton”, written by Lin Manuel Miranda...

The Movie Buff December: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

If anyone ever complains about how late a 9:45 pm movie is again, I dare you to go to a 1:30 am employee showing and then come out and complain, just saying. Hello everyone, I am the Movie Buff, and this month I am reviewing the most anticipated movie of 2016, the movie that would either save or put...

To tip or not to tip

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Since the 1800’s, tipping has grown to become a traditional expectation when receiving any type of service.  It all started within the taverns of England, where customers would tip their servers “to insure promptitude.” -- Hence where the word tip originates from. Most customers have grown...

Fresh Face: Bolegner Air Humidifier

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
January 16
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

Growing up, I’ve always known I’m invincible. No one told me. I just knew. It’s not a difficult concept to grasp for the human brain. I’m perfect, most people aren’t. In fact, I have yet to find someone that is as perfect as I am. It’s hard living like this sometimes. Anyway, the topic...

Fresh Face: “New Vanity” WigsbyVanity Wig

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
December 15
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I’ve always had inklings of what I loved as long as I can remember. I knew I loved femininity. From strutting in heels as a five-year-old, to going to my junior year Homecoming in drag, I knew the world of lipstick and bubblegum would be by my passion for eternity. A major part in that world of makeu...

Addicted to Aromas

Addicted to Aromas

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

“Can I have a raspberry pomegranate rush, please?” asked a Biddeford High School junior Grace Bermeo as she reached in the Aroma Joe's window.  It was around eight in the morning when Grace picked up her first energy drink of the day. For many high school students, picking up an Aroma’s “Rush...

The Movie Buff November: Arrival

The Movie Buff November: Arrival

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

Okay, so before I start this review, I’d just like to make a shout out to the man who decided to recline all the way back in his chair so that my knees were crushed down. You sir, are the worst type of human being. Hello, I’m the Movie Buff, and this month, I will be reviewing the best movie t...

Fresh Face: “American Crew” Hair Paste

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

In the events that happened this month - a Trump presidency, riots across the country, a Hillary loss - I’ve needed something to keep my spirits up. With a Trump win keeping the country at a very big low (except the people that voted for him - congratulations to you) I’ll be telling my fans about ...

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