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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...

Last Curtain Call

Last Curtain Call

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


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

Chances are most people have been to a play or musical and left the production thinking about the intense music, flamboyant costumes, or gifted performers. Most of the experience is based on what is seen and heard. While watching a performance, the focus is typically the actors, but there is so much be...

The Camera Crew

The Camera Crew

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Showcase, Spotlights

Tiffany Teubert (12), Addison Fortin (12), and Mae Novakoski (12) are three members of the senior class at Marian Central. Tiffany and Addie are members of the girls’ soccer team at Marian.  Both were two of the sophomores on the state runner-up soccer team in 2016. They are current senior leade...

30 Seconds of Fame

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under A & E, National, News, Showcase

Football has brought all different demographics of Americans together, making the Super Bowl one of the biggest nights of the year, and the competition for airtime is relentless. Numerous football Sundays with overused ESPN ads have led up to the grand productions of the costly yet entertaining Super B...

The Royal Court Formally Invites You to the Ball

The Royal Court Formally Invites You to the Ball

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 2, 2018


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

  The castle is beaming with lights while waiting for the guests to arrive. Prince Charming is waiting for all of the women in the town, hoping to pick his future wife. The red carpet is rolled out down the front steps of the castle. All of the ladies in the town are putting on the most beau...

And The Award Goes To…

And The Award Goes To…

Addison Fortin, Crown Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Whether it is a Tuesday night or a Friday night, families and friends sit around their TVs snuggled up in blankets with a bowl of their favorite snacks, sharing one similar interest: award shows. There is an award show for any interest someone might have: movies, music, directing, etc. The most popula...

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