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The True Meaning of Christmas

The True Meaning of Christmas

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

As the Grinch looks down on the Whos from Mt. Crumpit, he glares as he hates the Christmas Spirit. When the audience watches any of the three Grinch movies, the Christmas spirit gets spread to them making everyone’s Christmas just a little bit brighter. On November 9, 2018, The Grinch made a return in m...

The Race to Write

The Race to Write

Anna Podborny, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Student Life

Writing 50,000 words in 30 days seems like an unachievable task. Who would ever want to challenge themselves to write a whole novel, let alone add on a time restraint? Well, in 2017, over 400,000 people around the world tried to complete their own novels, and the number grows each year. National Novel...

All I Want For Christmas Is…My Favorite Song

All I Want For Christmas Is…My Favorite Song

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The Christmas season is in the air and with it comes to holiday music. The joyful melodies, happy beats, and festive lyrics fill every room, car, and store during this special time. While all songs for this holiday are well-made, some stand out above the rest. There are fan favorites among many, b...

The Comeback: Creed 2

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews

Are you looking for a good movie? Well, I’ve got a good one for you. Creed 2 came into theaters November 21, 2018 and hit the ground running. The sports/drama film is a sequel after the first Creed movie which brings up some information from the past of old Rocky movies. The story starts back in...

Coloring Inside The Lines: A Passion For Art

Coloring Inside The Lines: A Passion For Art

Ryan Borchardt, Crown Writer & Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Spotlights

Many people find themselves doing something they love and enjoy to do at a young age and that thing sticks with them. Some have a passion for music, others for sports, and some for art.  As the year has gone on, the passion for creation and art has stemmed with freshman Julia Widhalm. She was thoughtf...

From 1898 to Eternity: the Long Legacy of Christmas Classics

From 1898 to Eternity: the Long Legacy of Christmas Classics

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Christmas season has begun and holiday spirit is in the air. Part of the holiday cheer is the wide selection of Christmas movies that range from new films on the Hallmark Channel, to stop motion specials of the 60s and 70s, like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and A Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), to...

Countdown to Christmas

Countdown to Christmas

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Snow softly drifting in, scented candles filling the room with the aroma of Christmas trees, and hot chocolate brewing to prepare for snuggling in on cold winter nights. It’s that time of year when many tune in to watch Hallmark Christmas movies, as they begin their own countdown to Christmas. Since 2009, th...

“All the World’s a Stage…”

“All the World’s a Stage…”

Amber Gorbel, Crown writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Lights warming up, sound check complete, actors warming up, all the prepare to bring the words of William Shakespeare to live on the Marian Central stage! It was yet another successful fall production at Marian Central. The performance of Much Ado About Will was a visual summary of William Shakespeare's fascinat...

Into the Dark: Venom

Into the Dark: Venom

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Marvel is back with yet again another box office hit. Venom was released on October 5, 2018, and has been a hit making over $205 million with their first four days of the global launch. Some believe this movie is the best released since Marvel's Infinity War, which came out earlier in the year. The mo...

Fall TV: New Obsessions & an Old Favorite, Going Out with a ‘Bang’

Fall TV: New Obsessions & an Old Favorite, Going Out with a ‘Bang’

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

The summer may be coming to an end, but the beginning of TV season is just getting started. A variety of shows are premiering, far too many to even keep track of. With a plethora of shows set to play on air, it is important for people, with an interest in television, to receive input on what series to...

Finding Her Voice

Finding Her Voice

Addie Fortin, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


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

Music has been a creative outlet for millions of people for decades. Music might be a small part of some people's lives, but for Stephanie Villaceran (12), music came with countless hours of practicing her craft. Ever since she was a young girl, Villaceran has always known that she wanted to pur...

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


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

Waiting under the dark curtain, she is soon called onto the stage. She then takes one deep breath in, and the directors call the ambitious, cheerful actress to her mark. Kaylyn Kunz (12) has been apart of all the Marian Theater productions for the past four years. From the spotlight to behind th...

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