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Welcome to the 60’s: “Hairspray” is Back!

Welcome to the 60’s: “Hairspray” is Back!

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

With the recent trend of remakes for major Broadway musicals, it is no surprise that “Hairspray” was chosen to be represented. Joined by an all star cast, including Kristin Chenoweth and Jennifer Hudson, the show was bound to be a hit that rivals the “Grease” premiere. "Hairspray" had cast old favori...

Moana Film Review

Moana Film Review

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Moana is Disney’s latest 3D-animated masterpiece that tells the story of a girl named Moana who goes on a quest to find the demigod Maui and save her home island from destruction.

Oscar Out of Reach for “Jack Reacher”

Oscar Out of Reach for “Jack Reacher”

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

IMDb Synopsis: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is a very generic action movie. It is t...

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

November 30, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

IMDb Synopsis: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in secret. Most people think action movies include car chases or guns, but "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" had none of that, and could...

Fall Recipes: Pumpkin Spice Bars

Fall Recipes: Pumpkin Spice Bars

Paige Tarzian, Crown Staff

November 28, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Student Life

What you’ll need: 2 cups of graham cracker 7 tbsp butter, melted 1 ¾ cups plus ¼ cup sugar, divided 2 cups all- purpose flour 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp of baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 4 eggs 1 can (15 oz) of pumpkin puree 1 cup vegetable oil 1 can (16 ...

Laughter at Graveside Manor

Laughter at Graveside Manor

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under A & E, Student Life, Theatre

This year’s wonderful fall play was Honeymoon at Graveside Manor. The show is full of laughter and it kept the audience on its toes with lots of  ghosts and mischief. The play follows a group of characters on a wild adventure though Graveside Manor.  Tyler Thorncraft (played by Viktor Wilson-Miller,10) and Ma...

Top Ten Makeup Items This Fall

Top Ten Makeup Items This Fall

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

November 7, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

October saw many new items be previewed in the makeup world that supported the Halloween spirit, and in this article you can find the top ten, whether they be the best items or the most talked about.

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In

John Hintz, Crown Staff

November 6, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

IMDb Synopsis: A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. Marvel strikes again! With great comedy, stellar action, and an intriguing plot, Doctor Strange might be Marvel’s best since Guardians of the Galaxy. From the trailer, I did n...

Deepwater Horizon Review

Deepwater Horizon Review

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

October 21, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Slideshow

Deepwater Horizon is a movie based on the true story of an offshore drilling rig that exploded, creating the worst oil spill in the history of the U.S. The movie is directed by Peter Berg and  focuses mainly on Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and what he does to help save his fellow crew members. It shows...

The Props Master and The Costume Queen

The Props Master and The Costume Queen

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

October 17, 2016


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Theatre

Plays and theatre productions require many different parts to work. Of course you have the very well known actors and actresses you see on stage, but what happens behind the curtains? How did that couch move 5 feet in the matter of seconds as the lights dim and then brighten again? Who painted that enormous backdrop? These questions and more will be answered when you look behind the scenes.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

October 17, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

After months of waiting, the beloved novel, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children”, has finally made its way to the big screen. The plot follows Jacob, a sixteen year old boy from Florida, whose grandfather’s last words lead him to an abandoned orphanage in Wales. Once there, he realizes...

World Of Warcraft: Legion Review

World Of Warcraft: Legion Review

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase, Technology

Demons. Felfire. The shadow of apocalypse looms over the world once again, and this time, it will take more than a faction of warriors to drive back the tide of evil. Azeroth is in mortal danger and it needs the strength and might of the world’s greatest champions to bring it salvation. Azeroth needs you.

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