A letter from the editors: support from community inspires creativity

ElleianaGreen & AnnaRasgorshek Dear Marian community,When first tasked with carrying on the traditions of Marian’s newspaper, we were overwhelmed. Seeing the work of students before us and the platform they had created for aspiring journalists was intimidating. This past year we have grown closer as a team and have learned skills we will use for […]

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Who owns your life story and all its glory? You, or Hollywood?

JordanMoser Based on a true story.  The five words Hollywood uses to rope in viewers are undeniably eye-catching. I know when I see these words in the description of an upcoming movie or show, my interest peaks 100 times more. I’ll find myself immediately googling the person the story is about to get more information: […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’

By J1 reporter Nina McMullen 5/5 stars Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” completely rocked both the theater and film world alike. This masterpiece showcases Andrew Garfield in a breakout singing debut that covers the tragic story of Broadway writer, Jonathan Larson. The score is a mix of originally scoring from Larson’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” musical, which was […]

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Makeup is for self expression, not first impressions

ClareDegan “Wow, my boyfriend is really going to appreciate this extra line of highlighter on my cheekbone,” said no one ever. The stigma of doing makeup to impress other people has always been around, and it heavily affected me as I began doing makeup at a relatively young age. I felt uncomfortable wearing makeup outside […]

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The Education system is failing its students

       *Alarm* BEEP BEEP BEEP. Check the clock, it is 6 a.m. Get up. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Go to school. Get out of school at 3. Go to Practice and or work. Eat dinner. Do hours of homework. Study. Occasionally watch Netflix or Tik Tok (but at the risk of losing […]

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