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New ABC show About A Boy quickly wins over viewers

Catherine McQuaid, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2014

Feb. 22, 2014 was the premiere of a new NBC drama called About a Boy. The show is titled and modeled after About a Boy, a novel written in 1998 by British author Nick Hornby, which was turned into a movie in 2002, under the same title. During the first episode you meet the three main characters: Wi...

The OHS Press picks the best April Fools Day pranks of 2014

Nick Merrill, Campus Editor

April 2, 2014

Every year various conglomerates get together and create some funny April Fool’s Day pranks such as Burger King’s “Left-Handed Whopper” or BBC’s reduced gravity theory. This year was no different. OHS Press Athletic Liaison, Nick Merrill  selected his three favorite pranks from 2014’ Apri...

Wes Anderson’s newest film lives up to expectations

Audrey Matusz, Photo/Design Editor

March 31, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel is American filmmaker Wes Anderson’s most anticipated, most star-studded, most European and most marvelous project yet. Ralph Fiennes plays M. Gustave, the smooth-talking concierge of the title hotel. Gustave is known for running an immaculate hotel, as well as having a reputation ...

Music playlists to fit any mood

Bella Isaacs, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2014

The following playlists are based on various themes that are often recurring in my personal musical listening experience. A big thanks to Audrey Matusz and Liz Mack for assisting me in the compilation of these tracks.   Baby I’m Yours- A playlist dedicated to love: falling into it, celebr...

The Monuments Men: a movie worth seeing

Melissa Porchik, Business Manager

March 4, 2014

My family and I shuffled into the movie theater anticipating the movie of the night: The Monuments Men. We arrived two minutes before the movie started and, to our surprise, there were fewer than five other people in the theater. At this point I thought that the movie was bound to disappoint; howeve...

The Rainbow Seekers try to rejuvenate Michigan’s music scene

Audrey Matusz, Photo/Design Editor

January 8, 2014

On Nov. 7, six friends bearing floral ornamented instruments took the stage at the LOFT in downtown Lansing looking like frolicking travelers from a fantasy forest. They call themselves The Rainbow Seekers; and their front man is the lyrically-blessed instrumentalist, Joe Hertler. Together they represent ...

OHS student meets famous author

Catherine McQuaid, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2013

Not many kids ask their parents to meet their favorite author for Christmas. However, when my mom told me that Jodi Picoult, my favorite author, was speaking in Lansing, I knew what I was asking for during the holiday season. Sure enough, my mom handed me a big red bag with two Jodi Picoult books...

Catching Fire satisfies extreme Hunger Games fan

Mikayla Reighley, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2013

Entering the theatre I did not know what to expect. I had gone to the midnight premiere for The Hunger Games my freshman year two hours early and had had to wait in what felt like a mile-long line. Luckily, Studio C has assigned seating and is much smaller, so there was little wait. However, the the...

Little monsters beware: Gaga is back

Zeke Polken, Copy Editor

November 17, 2013

Lady Gaga, occasionally referred to as the “New Queen of Pop” and one of the more unusual members of the music industry, is back in action with her new album ARTPOP, released November 11. Like many pop artists, most of her songs deal with love, but she puts her own special twist on them with the...

New salad dressings disappoint students

Rachel Sternik, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2013

As many students have noticed, our cafeteria has recently made some cutbacks. One of the most noticeable of these would have to be salad dressings. Gone are the days of picking your dressing, the choice is no more. The wide array of dressings is gone. A sad three dressings remain. Of them, I have tried...

Welcome to Night Vale creates positive image for podcasts

Ania Piecuch, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2013

A rabbit runs across a dirt path, a helicopter can be seen for a brief moment overhead, a voice is heard from a lone radio station near a darkened park with only a large glowing Arby’s sign in sight. What is going on, why are the people turning to dark masses? When my friend first recommended that...

The hunt for the best gluten free pasta ends at Bravo! Cucina Italiana

Melissa Porchik, Business Manager

October 29, 2013

In the hunt for a gluten free lifestyle, one of the hardest things to find a satisfying replacement for is pasta. Since the world would probably stop spinning on its axis without pasta, people deserve to know how to get their gluten-free fix in the Lansing Area: Olive Garden and Bravo! Cucina Italiana bot...

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