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Hemingways Timeless Tragedy: The Old Man and the Sea

Hemingway’s Timeless Tragedy: The Old Man and the Sea

Anna Huener, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea opens with a calm, quiet, sadness. An old man, lonely and unlucky in his fishing pursuits, lives on the coast. His life is simple, brightened slightly by his relationship with a young boy who cares for him...
‘Bridgerton’: A Period Drama Done Right

‘Bridgerton’: A Period Drama Done Right

Anna Huener, Staff Writer January 23, 2021
Netflix’s latest period drama, Bridgerton, created by Chris Van Dusen and directed by Shonda Rimes, premiered on December 25, 2020. The show immediately captivated viewers, and has secured a spot on Netflix’s top ten list even weeks later. The popularity is understandable: the costumes are delightful, as is the setting of the show. However, modern-day themes set Bridgerton apart. 
From Macys in 1947 to Macys in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

From Macy’s in 1947 to Macy’s in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2020

This February, the dingy vacant Macy's building once filled with fluorescent lights, mannequins, and perfume counters will become the temporary new home of BHS. As department stores all across the nation...

Ben and Jerrys hot chocolate set against Church St. background Photo: Julia Keeton

The ultimate winter classic: finding Burlington’s best hot chocolate

Julia Keeton, Staff writer December 21, 2020

I have never been an avid coffee drinker. Though I have tried many times over the years to enjoy the beverage, I still can not taste it without gagging. In the winter, I instead turn to another hot drink:...

‘Today Will be Different’: Maria Semple’s not-so-different novel

‘Today Will be Different’: Maria Semple’s not-so-different novel

Anna Huener, Staff Writer December 17, 2020
I picked up Today Will be Different excited, looking for a story as well-crafted as Where’d you go, Bernadette? While Semple’s latest book is witty and engaging in the same ways, it is also disappointingly similar to her previous one.
Illustration by Zoe Maxwell

Emily in Paris: everything wrong with the show, and why you should watch it anyway

Anna Huener November 2, 2020

The new hit drama on Netflix, Emily in Paris, follows the young American Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins), who accepts a position at a management firm in Paris, despite her inability to speak French....

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Anna Huener September 22, 2020

One of my favorite reads this past summer was Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. Set in the late 1800s, Morgenstern’s debut novel follows the creation and story of the famous “Cirque de Reves”,...

10 books to read this Summer

10 books to read this Summer

Anna Huener June 4, 2020

While 2020 has been an obvious rollercoaster, things are starting to slow down in terms of school, and heat up in terms of weather. With even more free time comes the inevitable; boredom. Some of these...

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn

Anna Huener April 14, 2020
When one reads a story of a kidnapping, the expected result is an unsettlingly dark story. Kevin Brooks brings this disturbing effect to new levels in his novel The Bunker Diary.
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Classic records we recommend: Fleetwood Mac – Tusk

Ayden Flanigan February 6, 2020

I was on a little Fleetwood Mac kick this week. I’ve always kind of written the genre-shifting band a pass, especially their famous mid-70s hits. They came off as milk toast music made for middle-aged...

Seeing Other People album cover 
Courtesy: Foxygen

Foxygen casts themselves in a new light on Seeing Other People

Ayden Flanigan December 19, 2019

As we come up to the end of 2019,  I have been thinking about what albums have stuck in my brain. One such album is Seeing Other People by indie-pop archeologists, Foxygen. A recording group...

Taylor Swift surprises on Lover

Taylor Swift surprises on Lover

Ayden Flanigan November 5, 2019

Our Journalism teacher Mrs. Fialko, suggested (or ordered) that for this issue, I review an album that I would not usually find myself listening to. Luckily for me, country-turned-pop superstar Taylor...

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