Lifetime’s “Whitney” an utter disgrace, injustice to pop star’s reputation

Tristan Bergonio, Staff Editor

February 11, 2015

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In the wake of Whitney Houston’s death in 2012, a Lifetime biopic (with the fitting name, “Whitney”) has spawned to describe her rise to international stardom. Whitney Houston’s legacy as a prominent pop star through the... Read more »

Television serves to entertain, teach, relate to students

Olivia Miller, Coppyeditor

February 11, 2015

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Hulu, Netflix, video on demand, iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, or cable ensure that there is always something to watch on TV. Even though many indulge in television, few sing its praises. Some claim that TV is nothing more than... Read more »

GCHS students embrace next summer concert craze

Katie Wilkinson, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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There is a lot of excitement and hype for concerts over spring break, summer and any time in between among students here at GCHS. Freshman Lena Pignatari has already paid for five concerts this year ranging from the end of... Read more »

“Selma”: remembering America’s Civil Rights Movement

Vanessa Pahlow, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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With a message that stays with you long after you leave the movie theater, “Selma” is a film that makes you truly open your eyes and recognize the history and struggle for civil rights and what it really was -- withholding... Read more »

Stephen King writes bloody good book

Erika Miessner, Staff Reporter

January 4, 2015

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“Mr. Mercedes,” one of two books published this year by famed author Stephen King, is a fascinating and deep story that explores some of the world’s most troubled minds. The book begins with an early morning line of... Read more »

Magic: The Gathering uses technology to gain popularity

Danielle Voss, Opinion Editor

January 4, 2015

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To a certain extent, card games have always had a computer-based version of themselves. For example, solitaire is well-known for being a classic computer card game, even though it was first played physically. Now, with... Read more »

One Acts bring comedy, swordfighting fun

October 3, 2014

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Filled with plenty of laughter, drama, and heart-wrenching moments, ENCORE!’s annual Senior-Directed One Acts certainly held up to standards and beyond. While some plays touched on themes like self-identity and forgiveness,... Read more »

Orchesis, dance classes put on stunning show

Max Goldberg, Feature/Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2014

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This year’s Orchesis show was definitely one of the “must see” GCHS productions of the year. With dances ranging from classic ballet moves to robots on stage, the Orchesis group and dance classes put everything they had... Read more »

Dancers, chorus shine in “Once on This Island”

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment/Opinion Editor

May 13, 2014

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With a strong resemblance to mythological stories, GCHS and GNHS’ combined musical “Once on This Island” strayed from their typical pattern of musicals. Performed from March 13-16, “Once on This Island” was a unique... Read more »

Art Show dazzles with array of art

Erika Miessner, News Editor

May 13, 2014

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The 2014 Art Show was held April 24th to showcase student artwork and talent. The Art Show consisted entirely of student artwork; everything from shaded drawings to sculptures made out of tape was dislayed. Portraying... Read more »

The negative effects of video games: the debate rages on

Erika Miessner, News Editor

March 21, 2014

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Video games, television, and other forms of screen time are a staple part of life for many GCHS students, and there is discrepancy as to how regular use affects students’ daily lives. Many have come to believe that these activities... Read more »

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