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History Has Its Eyes On Hamilton

History Has Its Eyes On Hamilton

Maggie Brennen

June 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, Uncategorized

Just a year ago, if you searched the name "Hamilton" on the internet, you would see images of the same portrait over and over again and countless articles and essays on a founding father who sounds vaguely familiar. Now, you are bound to see an album with over 40 songs on iTunes, pictures of a Broadway...

Every Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Ranked From Best To Worst

Every Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Ranked From Best To Worst

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, TV/Movies

On May 6, 2016, the 13th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was released. The movie is titled Captain America: Civil War and featured Iron Man and Captain America, leading teams of other super-powered individuals in a fight against whether the government should have control over the people in t...

Ciao Prof – Teacher Retirement Spotlight

Ciao Prof – Teacher Retirement Spotlight

Alyssa Slovin, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Awards/Recognition, Lenape Staff, Showcase, Staff Editorial

Mr. Paul Lange, the beloved Italian teacher who is better know as "Prof", will be retiring at the end of this school year. Although we were distraught when the news broke, we also could not be happier for Prof to experience new things away from rowdy high school life. He was named Lenape's t...

Does Allegiant Do Justice to the Divergent Series?

Does Allegiant Do Justice to the Divergent Series?

Kyra Berry, Staff writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, TV/Movies

Most people say no. Allegiant Part 1 hit theaters Friday March 18, 2016 and was expected to be an immediate hit due to the success of both prior movies, Divergent and Insurgent. However, this was not the case. The final time for Allegiant came in at just over 2 hours, a far cry from the almost 3...

Disney Turns 60

Disney Turns 60

Amanda Smalfus, Staff writer

March 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Opinion, Review, Showcase

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Walt Disney's Disneyland, opened on July 17th, 1955. Although the park itself is having celebrations through the summer, ABC aired "The Wonderful of Disney: Disneyland 60" as a one-night tribute to Disney's truly iconic work. The program, aired on February 21st,...

Last Chance to Dance?

Last Chance to Dance?

Amanda Smalfus, Staff writer

March 19, 2016


Filed under Events, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

It seems with each new school year, class advisors struggle more and more to sell tickets for school dances. This year at Lenape, sophomore cotillion was around ten tickets away from being cancelled altogether. What has made students no longer want to attend these social events? Many people that go...

A Tribute To Harper Lee

Rana Hussein, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Showcase

In 1960, Harper Lee published the candid story of life as it was in Maycomb County called To Kill a Mockingbird.  Little did she know that today, nearly sixty years later, this story would continue to move and inspire millions with its timeless themes of acceptance and defiance. Unfo...

High School Musical Fans Gotta Go Their Own Way?

High School Musical Fans Gotta Go Their Own Way?

Alyssa Slovin, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

Fans of the well-known Disney franchise, "High School Musical" (HSM), have been yearning for an addition to the series for several years. As the three movies were some of Disney's highest grossing original movies, there is a lot to live up to. Rumors of a HSM4 have been circulating for a while, but...

Free Ke$ha

Free Ke$ha

Andi Cho, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous, News, Opinion, Showcase

Social media lately has been buzzing with tweets and hashtags “FREE KE$HA,” but what is it really about? Ke$ha, or formally known as Kesha Rose Sebert, is one of  the  late 2000’s most beloved pop singers, but she and her music are currently being tied down thanks to one man--Lukasz Gott...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Anna Rodefeld

December 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, TV/Movies

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been the most highly anticipated movie of the year. Fans, young and old, have flocked to movie theaters across the world in order to see this movie. Countless advertisements have aired and everywhere you look there is Star Wars merchandise. This movie has had a lot of ...

Hindsight on Homecoming Court

Hindsight on Homecoming Court

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

December 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming is a high school staple. Dress shopping, football games, dates, and voting for homecoming court. For as long as many of us can remember here at Lenape, voting for Homecoming Court was an activity enjoyed by each of the four grades. Unexpectedly this year, however, voting was only open to seniors....

Harry Potter and the 25 Days of Christmas

Harry Potter and the 25 Days of Christmas

Alyssa Slovin, Staff writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

In this season full of Christmas trees, lights, and snow, not many people think of defeating Lord Voldemort. Instead, people want to enjoy the old fashioned, clay animation holiday cartoons that they grew up with, under the comfort of their fuzzy blanket. That is, except ABC Family. During the whole of December, they have The 25 Days of Christmas, which is a 25 day long...

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