Joker Review: Controversial and Enjoyable

M.J. Wilkins

December 5, 2019

With superheroes and comic book movies becoming very popular in recent years, it’s no surprise that Hollywood has decided to make a solo film about one of the most iconic and recognizable villains: the Joker. Unlike Marvel or DC movies that stick to a PG rating, Mr. Todd Phillips’ take on the la...

Review of NKHS Production of “The Princess Bride”

Review of NKHS Production of “The Princess Bride”

Michael Vento, Editor

January 16, 2019

Alyssa Gibbs, a senior who was one of two people playing the female lead, Princess Buttercup, also shared her opinion. "My hope for the future of the department is for it to eventually get more funding. Shaffer has been talking about not doing [a play] next year, and even though I won't be here, I hope he continues doing the plays." 

Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil: An Analysis

Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil: An Analysis

Michael Vento, Editor

November 7, 2018

Analysis: Tucker and Dale is a comedic horror story. It unusually incorporates humor into an otherwise dark story. This is what makes it memorable in it’s wide genre. We get the viewpoint of two characters who would traditionally fall under the villain stereotype. However, the story reveals the true vi...

Book Reviews: Three appealing titles for young adults

Book Reviews: Three appealing titles for young adults

Katarina Bolibruch, Visuals Editor

February 15, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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