“IT” may leave you scared

“IT” may leave you scared

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

Pennywise the dancing clown preys on youth every 27 years. It's no coincidence that the mini series based on this horrifying being gets a motion picture 27 years following that mini series. As Dash's teacher in The Incredibles said: “Coincidence, I THINK NOT!” IT is a horror induced film and it is...

Look what Taylor made me listen to

Look what Taylor made me listen to

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Taylor Swift has produced many different types of songs throughout her career.  However, her most recent single called  “Look What You Made Me Do,” takes that to a whole new level.  I think that the new song puts her in a phase that I'm not a fan of. Now I liked most of Swift’s old music. H...

Old in every way besides sound: LCD Soundsystem’s epic return

Old in every way besides sound: LCD Soundsystem’s epic return

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Oh, how things have changed in the Internet age. It used to be that when your favorite band decides to sell out Madison Square Garden for their “farewell concert,” you would not see or hear from them for at least a very long time. But leave it to LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy who, after taki...

“The Dark Tower” goes to the big screen

“The Dark Tower” goes to the big screen

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

August 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

From the thrilling mind of horror novelist Stephen King, comes an intriguing adaptation of one of his bestselling series, "The Dark Tower." Unlike Kings prior and undoubtedly terrifying works- (IT, Carrie, Under the Dome), this movie is more on a level of being a thriller and one of science fiction. S...

A live cinematic experience: the works of Hans Zimmer

A live cinematic experience: the works of Hans Zimmer

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

August 5, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase

On Friday, August 4th, 2017 famed film composer Hans Zimmer- along with a full piece orchestra, a choir and a band performed live in front of thousands of attendees and movie lovers at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Zimmer is most known for his scores in films such as The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Pirates of ...

Flower Boy brings new things to the hip hop world

Flower Boy brings new things to the hip hop world

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

July 25, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

With the influx of bad hip hop piercing the airwaves this decade, it is refreshing to hear rappers bring new things to the table. New ideas and evolution are what remind me of why I love hip hop in the first place. Odd Future did just that when they released their debut mixtape in 2008. Although they...

“Dunkirk” keeps audience on edge

“Dunkirk” keeps audience on edge

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 24, 2017


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

One of my all-time favorite directors, Christopher Nolan, dawns the screen with an emotional, riveting, and captivating essence with this "World War II" drama-thriller. Unlike other war epics, Dunkirk has unrelenting heart and succeeds as a detailed and emotional film. However, there is something a litt...

Binge-worthy Netflix shows

Binge-worthy Netflix shows

By: Dylan Mondi, Editor

July 17, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase

13 Reasons Why After Liberty High School student Hannah Baker commits suicide, 13 tapes are released that explain the reasons she committed suicide and the people that ultimately led her to it. The shows ranges in topics from petty high school drama to much more serious issues like rape and suic...

The perfect soundtrack for summer

The perfect soundtrack for summer

By: Bella Vargas, Editor

June 23, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Whether it be going on long roadtrips, working out or just hanging around the house with your friends and family, these songs will provide the perfect soundtrack to your summer. ...

Lorde’s Melodrama album hits Hard Feelings

Lorde’s Melodrama album hits Hard Feelings

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

June 17, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

In 2013, my favorite album of the year was Pure Heroine. Now, in 2017, my favorite album from that year is still Pure Heroine. 2013 was a great year of music which included amazing releases from Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, Earl Sweatshirt, Arcade Fire and Kanye West. However, the unlikely pop star, ...

App assists students with grades

App assists students with grades

By: Caitlyn Rawers, Editor in Chief of Print

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Pulse, Showcase

     Students who constantly want to predict their grade now have an app to assist them. The Gradebook app uses information that students already have to accurately predict their overall grade in the class.      While this tool is relatively straightforward to use, it is time consuming and re...

Kong: Skull Island has top notch action

Kong: Skull Island has top notch action

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under The Hollywood Hound

Before there was Kong, there was Frankenstein’s monster. The half man, half robot, was one of the biggest nightmares for us as kids. But after many years of cinematic monsters, comes a rebirth of a different kind of on screen atrocity. This depiction of Kong is essentially one of the more memorable on sc...

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