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Ladies And Gentlemen, I Present To You The Radium Girls! Curtains!

Ashly Ortega-Torres December 30, 2022

 In the 1930’s there was a group of girls called “The Radium Girls.” These girls were factory workers who dipped their brushes into ink that was used for face dials and would lick the top of their...

Fast Fashion - How it Affects our Planet

Fast Fashion – How it Affects our Planet

Mikayla Vazquez, Student Writer December 27, 2022

Fast Fashion - How it Affects our Planet Fast fashion has been around for years: it's the cheap, inexpensive clothing, mass produced by retailers to keep up with everchanging latest trends. A lot of...

Manchester High Schools Theater Department Relights the Stage With an Outstanding Performance of Beauty and the Beast

Manchester High School’s Theater Department Relights the Stage With an Outstanding Performance of “Beauty and the Beast”

Clara Minor and MaKenzi Pelletier, Student Writer May 12, 2022

On March 25, 2022, Manchester High School's Sock and Buskin theater club put on the hit musical "Beauty and the Beast." This was the first spring musical after 2020 when the play “Fame” unfortunately...

Embarking On the Trip of A Lifetime In Vieques, Puerto Rico

Embarking On the Trip of A Lifetime In Vieques, Puerto Rico

Julienna Lofstrom, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Vieques, Puerto Rico is a small Caribbean island right off the mainland of Puerto Rico. The island may only be 23 miles long but the possibilities and views are bigger than you can imagine. Your vacation...

The Requiem for Musical Isolation

The Requiem for Musical Isolation

Sophia GoldbergDoyle, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Many visual artists reported quarantine as a positive experience for them, giving them lots more time to explore the bounds of their creativity. Yet, at Manchester High School, the students of the music...

MHS Actors Retell the Story of She Kills Monsters

MHS Actors Retell the Story of “She Kills Monsters”

Clara Minor, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

During the weekend of November 18, 2021, Manchester High School's actors and actresses put on their very own rendition of the drama-comedy play She Kills Monsters written by Qui Nguyen. The play is...

The Rise of Platform Shoes

The “Rise” of Platform Shoes

Glaiza Fuentes, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

From acting to disco to punk, platform shoes have had a wide history across the world. Starting c. 220 BC, Greek actors wore platforms to establish their importance as performers. The taller the shoe means...

Certified Lover Boy or DONDA?

‘Certified Lover Boy’ or ‘DONDA’?

Dejavon Morrett, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

With the pressure of keeping up with the new generation, can Drake and Kanye manage to stay relevant?  These two artists have been staples in the hip hop/rap game for over a decade and they have influenced...

Reviewing Colleen Hoovers Books: Which Ones to Read

Reviewing Colleen Hoover’s Books: Which Ones to Read

Julienna Lofstrom, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

As book Tik-Tok pulls teens into the world of reading, the name Colleen Hoover has become well known. Her books It Ends with Us and Ugly Love have become an obsession for many teenage girls, and once you're...

Choral Commitments: When Art and Competition Face Head to Head

Choral Commitments: When Art and Competition Face Head to Head

Sophia GoldbergDoyle, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

What is art? Even scholars of the topic itself have found it difficult to define the term overall. When boiled down to its most straightforward definition, art can be considered “the expression or application...

Why Demon Slayer is Deserving of Its Popularity

Why Demon Slayer is Deserving of It’s Popularity

Ahjeiza Adrian, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

According to a school-wide survey, 50% of people at MHS think Demon Slayer is the most popular anime. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃, Kimetsu no Yaiba, ("Blade of Demon Destruction") is a...

Traveling Back to the 2000s to Capture Senior Year

Traveling Back to the 2000’s to Capture Senior Year

Julienna Lofstrom, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Seniors at MHS lost a lot of moments and events that they were told were going to be the “best days of their lives” due to COVID-19. Coming back this year to the new “normal”, seniors are more...

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