Putting the PEP in pep rally

Caitlyn Virgillito As students enter the gym, the cheer team is chanting Marian cheers and the student body is getting pumped up to celebrate all of the fall activities. On Aug. 30, the Marian students and faculty experienced the first new and improved pep rally. The gathering included each fall sports team getting recognized for […]

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To all the Asian-Americans in Hollywood: Stepping into the spotlight

Emma Williams Going from a background character with no lines to a lead role that carries a movie is a radical transition, one that many minorities are making as people have started to realize the lack of representation in Hollywood. In 2018, there are finally stories being told on the big screen that represent more […]

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Modern day slavery

Audrey Otwell Slavery exists today, and it looks like the highway at night. Human trafficking slithers throughout the streets of the city, making its filthy home on the same roads we travel on Friday nights. I-80 and I-29 are its veins pulsing with young women who are trapped in a cacophony of non-consensual trade agreements. […]

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Von Trapp relative cast in Marian’s ‘The Sound of Music’

Anna Kenney The halls of Marian are alive with “The Sound Music.” The Fine Arts department is thrilled to be performing “The Sound of Music” as its fall musical this October. “The Sound of Music” production has been done twice before at Marian, once in 1983 and once in 1966. The movie version starring Julie […]

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16 going on 17? More like 113 going on 6!

Jolie Peal Two days. Six roles. 113 children. The audition process for the von Trapp children was a whirlwind for the three directors and one intern of Marian’s musical production “The Sound of Music.” With no idea of what to expect, the directors came into Marian’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Aug. 22 with a […]

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