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Mumford & Sons

November 4, 2010


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Kevin Hyde Hailing from the distant land of England, this quartet has boosted its way to the top of my playlist, a coveted position that people like Taylor Swift and Ke$ha will never see. The band seems to epitomize the type of uber-cool, coffee house, grungy, hipster that creates these tantalizing tunes on...

Mayday Parade: Successful onstage and off

November 1, 2010


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I can't even begin to describe my love for Mayday Parade. I discovered this alternative band three years ago and was hooked from the start. Their debut album 'A Lesson In Romantics' contains lyrics about love with fun and energetic guitar rhythms, putting a unique spin on these otherwise solemn songs. 'Anywhere...

'America's Got Talent' results disappoint sophomore

October 20, 2010


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When Jackie Evancho sings, many ears ring with sweet sounds and magical melodies. Jackie was a contestant on NBC's America’s Got Talent. Although she is only ten, she has the voice of an experienced thirty year old opera  singer. The first time I heard her, I thought I was watching an opera show. ...

When one door closes, another one opens

October 20, 2010


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Last year as a freshman I thought my world would end if I didn't make a sports team. I thought that if I got a B on a test I was going to fail a class. I thought that if I didn't get a date for homecoming, I would turn into the biggest loser of the entire school. I'm admitting it, I was stiff and nervous...

'Gossip Girl' goes from plaid to leather

October 19, 2010


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By: Ashley Hawkins and Kevin Hyde Ashley- When I first heard of The Pretty Reckless, I was pretty skeptical to listen to them. I had zero faith that a "Gossip Girl" could possibly be prosperous in the music industry. Plus, Paramore is my favorite female-fronted band; I'm pretty hostile towards other...

Politician's dirty games plague senior

October 18, 2010


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Between the numerous political speakers who have stopped by Hersey and the coverage for the upcoming November election, my life has felt like one giant campaign ad. However, at a time when people should be coming together to support each other during tough financial times, Democrats, Republicans, and...

Apathy is killin' me: get educated or die trying

October 18, 2010


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The other day while on the computer, I got sick of being on Facebook and reading about other people that I don't really care about. I found myself browsing through articles on the New York Time's website. The more articles I read, the more frustrated I became. At the root of this frustration was the...

Just Sayin'- (readers- post yours in comment box)

October 14, 2010


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Every school day, I walk the hallways, minding my own business, just trying to get to class. I don’t push or shove, and I make sure to be kind and let the really short kids or incredibly shy kids pass me because I know those halls are hard for them. But I just can’t believe how many people just...

"Pink Floyd" wows fans with spectacular show

October 13, 2010


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Status of my mind: Completely and utterly inverted. Cause of this abnormality: Roger Waters performing a Pink Floyd concert. While sitting on the train on the way downtown for the Roger Waters concert, I remembered hearing that can he put on an incredible show, but I was not prepared for the coming...

CBS show is still going strong

October 5, 2010


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Five seasons and still going is the  perfect way to describe  the CBS show "How I Met Your Mother." The weaving of old characters and new ones can't be matched by any new program. Now in its sixth season, it is still a pleasure to behold. The stars of "How I Met Your Mother," Josh Radnor (Ted), Jason Segel (Marshall), Alyso...

David Archuleta's new single

September 27, 2010


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Listen to David Archuleta's brand new single, "Something 'Bout Love," and leave a review in the comment box. Click here and enjoy: http://tinyurl.com/27st4l6 [polldaddy poll="3836492"] ...

'Glee:' season two starts strong

September 22, 2010


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After a stellar first season, 'Glee' had a high reputation to uphold in it's premiere on Tuesday night.  I was someone who, at first, was opposed to the 'Glee' phenomena that began circling schools everywhere last September.  However, I finally joined in during the second half of season one and now consider myself a full-fledged gleek. R...

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