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A New Allegory: Monument 14

A New Allegory: Monument 14

Melissa Friedhoff, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014


Filed under News, Opinion, Review, Showcase

Hail, chemical weapons, plumes of mind-controlling smoke, and…pizza? A one book one school selection never sounded more compelling. Monument 14 seems to have captured the attention of the Lenape class with its fast-paced rhythm and unexpected relatability. Emmy Laybourne’s gripping tale starts off...

Survivor Cagayan: A Look Back

Survivor Cagayan: A Look Back

Sabrina LaRosa, Writer

June 17, 2014


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

Survivor Cagayan has proved to be one of the best seasons in Survivor history. Throughout the season, back-stabs and paranoia ran high, and each episode contained numerous twists and turns. However, one thing remained constant: Tony was at the top of the pack. He was able to maintain his allies no matter...

Read Across America: Lenape Edition

Read Across America: Lenape Edition

Jacob Demree, Writer

May 28, 2014


Filed under Events, News, Review, Showcase

On Friday, May 23, Lenape World Language students collaborated to write and perform plays for elementary school children as part of a Read Across America initiative.  To sum it up, the performances were full of bona fide humor and, to a high school observer at least, magnifique. At Kirby Mills Eleme...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

Gina Wodarczyk, Writer

May 27, 2014


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

A few years back, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios decided to drop Spider-Man 4 and instead reboot the Spider-Man franchise. I was in shock. I did not believe that any reboot could top director Sam Raimi’s version of the classic superhero story. And who was ready to let go of Tobey Maguire and Kirsten...

Divergent Movie Review

Divergent Movie Review

Radhe Bangad and Jasmine Philip

March 25, 2014


Filed under News, Opinion, Review

Divergent Movie Review As we all know, the much-anticipated movie adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth came out just this past week. We have heard many mixed opinions about this movie, so this weekend we went and watched it for ourselves. Before we get into our own opinions, let’s talk stat...

Beauty and the Beast Spring Musical

Beauty and the Beast Spring Musical

Srishti Dhar, Megha Bharadwaj, Writer

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life

Beauty and the Beast: Lenape Edition   The Lenape Theater Group recently invited the general public to “be their guest” at their version of the popular Disney musical, Beauty and the Beast. This cast of 61 hardworking students and a pit orchestra served up quite a show! The response fro...

The Art of Racing in the Rain Reviewed

The Art of Racing in the Rain Reviewed

David Kim, Editor

October 16, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Review

Indubitably, the 2013 summer reading book, Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, was a heart squeeze – by the end of the book, I was close to tears. Unlike last summer’s book, The Messenger, this book provided a more passive yet just as, if not more, moving tale. In all honesty, before beginn...

iPhone’s new iOS7 debuts on September 18th

iPhone’s new iOS7 debuts on September 18th

David Kim, Editor

October 16, 2013


Filed under News, Review

This month came with not only the start of the school year, but also with Apple’s new iPhone models and iOS system. Dubbed as iOS7, this new software outfitted for Apple products is perhaps the most revolutionary and innovative iOS system Apple has created in terms of aesthetic quality and functionality....

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