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The Roundtable

National Honor Society Induction

May 1, 2012
Filed under Special Features

by Kevin Wong '12 On the morning of Monday, April 23rd, the new inductees to the Morning Star Branch of the National Honor Society, respectively Dominic Cheung, Devin Harvey, Peter Melling, Andrew Fejt, Hiro Imaizumi and Will Campbell, were sworn in. The National Honor Society is an international organi...

The Ambiguity of KONY 2012

The Ambiguity of KONY 2012

April 5, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Special Features

by Kevin Wong '12 In early March, awareness-organization Invisible Children’s new short-film, titled KONY 2012, reached viral levels, spreading like wildfire on Facebook and Twitter. Over the course of two weeks, the film, calling for western intervention in Central Africa and the arrest of Joseph ...

College Selection and Senioritis

College Selection and Senioritis

March 13, 2012
Filed under News, Special Features

by Donovan Van '12 Here are some factors you may consider in your college selection process: finances, proximity to home, programs and the rigor of the program. However, sources like College Prowler do not always produce the most accurate data. For actual facts and statistics, the college's website is ...

Oscar Predictions

Oscar Predictions

February 2, 2012
Filed under A & E, Special Features

By Colin Ryan and Sebastian Sandoval '12 the round table reporters Colin Ryan and Sebastian Sandoval duke it out on their Academy Award predictions and opinions. The following article provides a small window into why the following films and actors might win, in the eyes of Colin and Sebastian. ...

Meet our Guests

January 26, 2012
Filed under Special Features, Video

by Taro Duncan '14 Check out Taro Duncan's video interview with our Taiwanese students!

SOPA and the Internet Blackouts

SOPA and the Internet Blackouts

January 17, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Special Features

by Kevin Wong '12 When it was brought to the attention of the Reddit link-sharing community in mid-November, SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, drew immense criticism from all sectors of the internet, which might be the understatement of the year. A mass online movement to protest the bill was born...

Fresh Start for the Jazz Band

Fresh Start for the Jazz Band

January 17, 2012
Filed under A & E, News, Special Features

by Liam Lynch '13 This year the Convent and Stuart Hall Coed Jazz Band is back and better than ever! With the graduation of some key musicians last year, the Jazz Band has been hard pressed to find new talent. But, they did just that. The size of the Jazz Band now compared to last year's group is n...

Paterno’s Ordeal

Paterno’s Ordeal

December 14, 2011
Filed under Special Features, Sports

by Tim Connolly '12 In Joe Paterno’s forty years at Pennsylvania State he has become the most successful coach in NCAA history with around 409 wins.  He’s also coached five undefeated teams, won two major bowl games, and in 2007 was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach. ...

Duchesne Day

December 8, 2011
Filed under Special Features, Video

by Taro Duncan '14 Watch this video report and find out what really happened on Duchesne Day.

From Pinstripe to Pinwheel

From Pinstripe to Pinwheel

December 6, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Special Features, Sports

by Peter Melling '12 and Connor Abbott '14 Every baseball off-season, as the hot stove is heating up, teams will often announce simple tweaks or complete overhauls to their uniform sets. Many teams have announced new uniforms this year, so Peter Melling and Connor Abbot have ranked each uniform set ...

Two Schools, United in One Community

Two Schools, United in One Community

December 1, 2011
Filed under News, Special Features

by Lucas Chan '14 Every year, Stuart Hall High School and the rest of the four-school community celebrates Duchesne Day in their own unique way. In past years, the schools would recognize the importance of St. Phillipine Duchesne and of her works within their own schools, but this year, the commun...

Rap Under the Hood

Rap Under the Hood

November 22, 2011
Filed under A & E, Special Features

by Liam Lynch '13 A lot has changed since the days of rapping to a beat drummed out by a friend on a trashcan. Nowadays you can get a beat very easily, off the Internet or through other digital sources.  Although accessibility to inspiration has much improved, the rap of today is mostly overused,...