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Book Reviews: Three appealing titles for young adults

Book Reviews: Three appealing titles for young adults

Katarina Bolibruch, Visuals Editor

February 15, 2017


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We Were Liars: The National Book Award finalist We Were Liars is a young adult novel by E. Lockhart. This story, which involves much suspense and mystery, depicts the life of a very privileged family while they are on their summer vacation near Martha’s Vineyard.     Darkness is lurking beneath ...

“A Christmas Carol” delivers on traditional Christmas spirit, youthful energy

“A Christmas Carol” delivers on traditional Christmas spirit, youthful energy

Sarah Fiore, Staff Writer

December 29, 2016


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It might be the best known of all Christmas stories, but North Kingstown Drama Department’s production of A Christmas Carol enlivened the classic tale for a dynamic young audience. Directed by Robert Shaffer, this year’s drama club presentation was a traditional take on Dickens’ timeless narrative, yet it...

Voices behind showcase

Amelia Oates, Managing Editor

May 4, 2016


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Every year the students of NorTheatre come together to put on quite a production, unlike any other show NK produces.  Instead of showing us the world of Anatevka or a Greek tragedy, they present comedy.  The audience sits and instead of hearing the beautiful voices that NK has to offer, we laugh.  The...

A student’s guide to music festivals

A student’s guide to music festivals

Emily Jones, In-Depth Editor

May 4, 2016


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With the arrival of the warmer weather comes the time of the year when music festivals begin their spring and summer season. For new time festival goers, creating a plan and preparing for the weekend may be difficult. Every festival is different, but they all have the same general guidelines. Here are...

WBRU Summer Concert Series

Sara Boldt, Features Editor

April 26, 2016


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Every summer WBRU works hard to bring great alternative music to their faithful listeners and the city of Providence. Their free summer concert series is held at Waterplace Park in Providence on select Friday evenings in the summer and is open to people of all ages. The bands consist of the WBRU Rock...

Music Festival Guide

Music Festival Guide

Emily Jones, Sports Editor

April 26, 2016


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With the arrival of the warmer weather comes the time of the year when music festivals begin their spring and summer season. For new festival goers, creating a plan and preparing for the weekend may be difficult. Every festival is different, but they all have the same general guidelines. Based on my...

Best albums of 2015

James Wilson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


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Pond - Man it feels like space again (EMI) Down in Australia, [a group of young tadpoles are conducting their own NASA space project... with their music. They go by the name of Pond and are communicating with aliens to conduct spaced out riffs that resonate throughout your ears leaving you with the feeling...

Opening the stage for Fiddler On The Roof

Opening the stage for Fiddler On The Roof

Caterina Maina, Photo Editor

February 4, 2016


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Crowds enter the auditorium, program in hand. The curtains separate as the pit begins to play the song “Tradition,” and the audience hears the sound of a fiddle as the stage begins to come to life. Then, a sultry male voice begins to speak, and the lights are ablaze. You are being imported to...

Food and People- A Deeper Meaning?

Alanah Gaudreau, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


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Through food studies, one can examine the relationships people have with food and analyze how this association discloses an enormous amount of information about them. The food choices people make, either as individuals or as a group, can reveal views, passions, background knowledge, assumptions and personalities...

Relax playlist

Relax playlist

Sara Boldt, Features Editor

December 16, 2015


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“Communion Cups and Someone’s Coat,” Iron and Wine: Samuel Beam, better known by his stage name “Iron and Wine,” is an American singer-songwriter. His songs contain passionate lyrics that mix excellently with the sounds of his guitar strings. This track is simple and concise, but brings powerful...

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