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The Season of Giving, Joy…and Diversity

Maya Garrow
December 3, 2022

As the cold settles around our small New England town of EL, people are preparing for the holidays. Lights and decorations are strung around lamp posts as music pours out of windows and into the snow-ridden...

The Ultimate 2022 Music Wrap-Up

Cecile Horst and Ted Bergman
December 3, 2022

Cecile’s Pick: ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ - the 1975 A no skip album. Not a single one. Every song is banger after banger. I mean did Matty Healy have to eat raw steak on stage while...

Poetry Club Offers Students New Writing Opportunities

James Ambrosini
December 3, 2022

It’s that one unit that’s rarely remembered: a brief break from the long, tedious paragraphs of essays for something short, sweet, and full of passion. Poetry is often given the short end of the...

Senior Ruby McMahon makes a blog as part of her fashion portfolio.

A Guide to Art School Applications

MACKENZIE FARLEY
November 21, 2022

The next time you walk down the street or scroll through social media, notice the art that is everywhere. Although success in pursuing an art career seems to be a one-in-a-million chance, art is needed...

Tech crew working hard together on the set design.

Shaking Up Shakespeare

GABBY MOORE
November 4, 2022

“High School Musical,” “Peter and the Starcatcher,” “Puffs,” “A Piece of My Heart” ...and Shakespeare? The Drama Club’s fall play is a performance of “Twelfth Night” by William...

‘Midnights’ by Taylor Swift

CECILE HORST
November 4, 2022

The devil works hard, but Taylor Swift works harder. “Midnights,” a 13-track album released on Oct. 21, was Swift’s return to pop after pivoting to indie-folk music and earning back the rights...

Niantic Cinema Temporarily Shuts Down After 72 Years

SOPHIA VANDERMAELEN
November 4, 2022

The Niantic Cinema has been a town staple for a near century, but after raising the curtain for 72 years straight, they’re having a brief intermission. Niantic Cinema is a classic, welcoming, and...

The beautifully decorated interior is
ever-changing with the seasons.

La Belle Aurore: The Heart of Niantic

Opinion of: RUBY MCMAHON
November 4, 2022

The 17-year-old restaurant, home to fabulous farm to table menu items and a cozy-feel is La Belle Aurore. For me, La Belle Aurore is more than a restaurant, but a safe haven. As one of the staff members,...

How to be Rory Gilmore: The Ultimate Guide to Romanticizing the Study-Life

CECILE HORST
October 20, 2022

1. Always have a book: It doesn’t matter if it’s “Curious George,” the best accessory is a book. At least try and look intellectual. 2. Sweater Weather: Sweaters, the pinnacle staple for fall...

Restaurant Review: Zavala Mexican Bistro

Restaurant Review: Zavala Mexican Bistro

CECILE HORST
October 20, 2022

The minute hand strikes 2:10. Exhausted high school students file out of ELHS after yet another trying day. Zavala Mexican Bistro stands as the perfect refuge for them. Located within walking distance...

Saga Horror Movies Recommendations

ALEX BROWN
October 19, 2022

The Classics: the timeless masterpieces ‘Scream’ One year after the murder of her mother, a girl and her friends begin receiving horrific phone calls from a serial killer. The conversations...

DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER:

DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER:

CECILE HORST
September 9, 2022

‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ By: Stephen Chbosky There is a reason that this book has become the cult classic that it has. Regardless to whether or not you have watched the movie, read the...

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