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Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
February 15
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With February vacation underway, plans surely range from hibernation to a plane ride somewhere tropical. If you’re still searching for an activity with which to fill these grey days, I have a suggestion that falls in the middle of the two aforementioned extremes. With the lure and magic of a vacation,...

Get Your Fix With Some Flicks: January Edition

Kenneth Reyes, Co-Sports Editor
January 31
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Ah, January. To be honest with you guys, this month is the graveyard slot for movies, and there really isn’t a lot to watch around this time. It’s basically the “Hangover 3” of the months. But this is exactly what I’m here for: to review some good movies...or at least something that will hold my a...

Breaking News: Trivia Crack

Breaking News: Trivia Crack

Kenneth Reyes, Co-sports Editor
January 20
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

As swift as a spinning roulette,  Trivia Crack sweeps through students’ phones, and serves to be the “it” game for the time being. Trivia Crack is an app available for both Android and Apple devices. How it works is the questions in the game are divided into 7 sections: history, sports, art,...

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
January 15
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The word ‘winter’ calls to mind a variety of things, not all of them pleasant. Bitter cold, frozen windshields, and sniffles or coughs that just won’t go away top the list of unpleasant associations. ‘Winter activities’, on the other hand, conjures up images of soaring snowball fights, rushing...

Department store versus digital store

Department store versus digital store

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
December 16
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

In the age of the internet, people seem to be turning to websites more and more often, for everything from grocery shopping to finding new restaurants. Yet the online-shopping craze doesn’t reach as far into the teenaged generation as most people would believe. That’s an idea poised to shock many...

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
December 15
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Christmas lights muted under a sprinkling of fine powder, or encased in shimmering ice. Greenery dressed in red bows and a blush of snow, draped over lamp posts and wound along railings. The stately tree, rising high above the street, lights twirling around buoy ornaments that remind you you’re at...

Get Your Fix With Some Flicks: November/December Edition

Kenneth Reyes, Co-Sports Editor
December 2
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Guess what time it is? If you thought “Adventure Time,” then immediately stop reading this review and leave, since we all know this is all about me and my narrow-minded view of the film industry. Where was I again? Oh yes, movies. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple of...

Horror is the new hit

Horror is the new hit

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
November 21
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Ghosts, mad scientists, cruel doctors, witches and freaks: the chillingly popular TV show American Horror Story boasts anything a horror fan could dream of. Sometimes, it even provides aspects of terror fans never thought of before. “It’s really scary,” said Grace Bermeo, a freshman who star...

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
November 15
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There’s no need to pack the car for a long trip just to find some hiking. Just 30 minutes away from Biddeford, in the town of Wells, lies Mount Agamenticus, a perfect destination for those looking for some easy-to-moderate trails. However, if you’re me, it may take longer than half an hour to...

Get Your Fix With Some Flicks: October Edition

Kenneth Reyes, Co-sports editor, and movie junkie
November 4
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It’s that time of the year again where everything that’s possibly scary is coming to life. No, silly, I’m not talking about grades closing; I’m talking about Halloween. In the spirit of everything that makes this time of the year scary, I’m reviewing one of the spookiest movies to ever hit...

Places to be and places to see in NE

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
October 15
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From nipping wind curving around pumpkins to cross-country skis swishing over packed snow, Harris Farm is a versatile place to visit. Located in nearby Dayton, the farm is a great place for activities as well as local food, and the scenery is an added bonus. There’s always their delicious milk for...

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