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Students to catwalk for cancer research

Students to catwalk for cancer research

by Michelle DeMaria, Social Media (Instagram) Manager
February 16 • 51 views
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As the curtains close on New York Fashion Week, our own little taste of Fashion Week will kick off on March 3 with the Interact Club’s Annual Fashion Show. Although Gigi Hadid will not be in attendance, students of all grade levels will be walking in the show, including sisters Anna (‘20) and...

Coffeehouse 41 provides creative outlet for students

Coffeehouse 41 provides creative outlet for students

by Caroline Geoghegan, Contributing Member
December 7 • 138 views
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The 41st annual Coffeehouse, sponsored by Mobius, took place in the cafeteria on the Dec. 1, 2016. There were 16 student performances in total, ranging from solo musical acts to poetry. With seniors Cami Kaselow, Matt Lacognata, and Megan Stoddard hosting the event, the cafeteria was packed from...

I have a school bus for a left arm but that doesn’t stop me from shredding this sick guitar solo

I have a school bus for a left arm but that doesn’t stop me from shredding this sick guitar solo

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Senior Staff Writer
May 16 • 466 views
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"I Have a School Bus For A Left Arm But That Doesn’t Stop Me From Shredding This Sick Guitar Solo" is a band that solely exists for Glenstock, but they exist nonetheless. The band consists of bassist Luke Blomstrom (‘18), guitarist Izzy Crawford (‘18), drummer Andy Perez (‘18), and secon...

Effects of music on teenagers

Effects of music on teenagers

by Oliva Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer
May 4 • 360 views
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It’s a part of everyday life. Music is everywhere. It shapes the way people act and changes their appearance, especially for teenagers. Students listen to music on their phones or on the radio in the car everyday. How much does it affect a student’s life exactly? “I think music makes us independent,” Ma...

Coffeehouse XL

Coffeehouse XL

by Anna Barton, Staff Writer
April 30 • 315 views
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Coffeehouse XL took place on April 21 in the high school cafeteria. Tables and chairs were set up around a makeshift stage as it has 39 times before. The lights were positioned so that they shined brightly upon the performers—a talented community of musicians and poets. Started by 12th grade ...

The Glen Echo releases new mobile app

The Glen Echo releases new mobile app

by Carter Stansel, Staff Writer
February 10 • 397 views
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The Glen Echo has released its mobile app for android and iOS devices. The app officially launched on Jan. 10 and has been undergoing testing and fixes. The idea of launching an application for the school newspaper wasn’t a new idea for The Glen Echo adviser, Mr. Jason Toncic. “I wanted to...

Theater Company performs ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, reminds audience ‘Don’t Feed the Plants’

Theater Company performs ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, reminds audience ‘Don’t Feed the Plants’

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
February 5 • 623 views
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After two long months of rigorous rehearsals, Glen Rock Theatre Company’s 'Little Shop of Horrors' opened tonight, Feb. 4, and will continue through Saturday, Feb. 6. Jake Aboyoun ('16) acts as Seymour Krelborn, a nerdy florist shop worker who discovers a rare and usual plant that survives on h...

Basement – Promise Everything Review

Basement – Promise Everything Review

by Zach McCollum and Anna Barton
February 3 • 365 views
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This is a journalistic review of Basement’s third full-length album Promise Everything. Promise Everything dropped last Friday, January 29, through Run For Cover Records Basement is a British five-piece rock band based out of Ipswich, Suffolk. The band has been releasing music since 2009, w...

Cage the Elephant – Tell Me I’m Pretty Review

Cage the Elephant – Tell Me I’m Pretty Review

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Senior Staff Writer
January 19 • 290 views
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Cage the Elephant released its new album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, on Dec. 18, 2015. Cage the Elephant is an alternative rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky. The band comprises of four people: vocalist Matthew Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, drummer Jared Champion and bassist Daniel Ticehnor. ...

Saying goodbye to deceased rockstars

Saying goodbye to deceased rockstars

by Zach McCollum, Opinion & Editorial Editor
January 14 • 424 views
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Over the past couple of months, three very innovative, influential, and incredible rock musicians have died. Those musicians being the lead singer of pivotal 90s grunge band Stone Temple Pilots, Scott Weiland, the lead singer and bassist of the hard rock/heavy metal pioneers Motörhead, Lemmy Kilmister, an...