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AMC class supports freshman, creates community

Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Students work in the AMC after school study session. By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP It’s after school and instead of heading home, a select few freshman students walk into Mr. John Taylor’s classroom. This is the Ad Majorem Community or the AMC program, a yearlong after school […]

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Entertainment

‘Fantastic Four’ blunders with plot pacing, poor adaptation

‘Fantastic Four’ starring Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Michael B. Jordan 2 out of 10 By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP In 2005 Fox Studios thought it would be best to continue adapting their comic book franchise to the big screen due the success of “X-men.” This lead to an adaptation of […]

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Featured Sports

Track wins Olivier Invitational, looks to state

Photo by Roberto Aponte ’17 — Robert Brooks ’17 (second from right) competes in the 200 meter race at the Chandler Rotary Invitational Meet. By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP As the track season winds down, head coach Mr. Bill Kalkman looks forward to the state competition in May with a large team behind […]

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Entertainment

‘Froot’ demonstrates impeccable songwriting, luscious vocals

By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Froot” by Marina and the Diamonds 9.5 out of 10 Ever come across something so fantastic that you just need to tell the world? For me now its British indie pop singer, Marina and the Diamonds. Don’t be confused, its not a band. It is a single person, […]

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Featured News

Hooten cites college history classes as inspiration

Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Mr. Hooten inputs grades at his desk before school, Feb. 26. Mr. Hooten primarily teaches APUSH, and used to teach for the Teach for America program. By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Now teaching all of the Advanced Placement U.S. History classes, Mr. Matt Hooten began his teaching […]

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Featured Opinions

Social media can be beneficial to democracy

Staff Editorial The Issue: Social media’s role in a democratic system is unknown Our Stance:Students should participate online, but be weary of the political considerations By Reece M. Krantz ’16 & Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Democracy has been called into question many times in the past few decades. From questionable laws and political […]

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Entertainment

Legend of Korra ‘Book 3’ redefines animation storytelling

By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Book 3: Change– with voices of Janet Varney, Dave Faustino, PJ Byrne and JK Simmons 9.5 out of 10 This August the “Legend of Korra” finished its season with an hour-long, action-packed episode. This season, titled “Change,” revolves around the main protagonist, Korra, as she tackles the new […]

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News

Teachers seek to maintain normal sleep schedule, balance work with rest

By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP  While many students struggle with finding a healthy sleep pattern, some faculty members have found a routine and others struggle with getting enough rest. Mr. Andy Mazzolini said he goes to bed almost every night at 9 p.m. and wakes up every morning at 3:30 a.m. “My sleeping […]

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Entertainment

‘The Breakfast Club’ offers heartfelt message, genuine characters

Revisiting the Classics “The Breakfast Club”– starring Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy 9 out of 10 By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP During the 1980s, the John Hughes’s coming-of-age comedies began to achieve popularity. Some of these films included hits such as “Ferris Buller’s Day Off,” “Pretty […]

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Opinions

CVS responds appropriately to tobacco’s dangers, sales

By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Drug store chain CVS recently announced it was pulling tobacco products from its shelves. With CVS no longer selling cigarettes, one must wonder what has happened to the industry that once controlled the world. The product seems to be irrelevant and no longer the cool thing to do. […]

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