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Is it Time to “Cut the Cord?”

Is it Time to “Cut the Cord?”

March 15, 2019

“Cutting the cord” is an old trend. "Cutting the cord" used to be the act of getting rid of cable but now has a different meaning as online streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime take over the homes of many all over the world.

Student-Written Monologues Deliver Myriad Emotions at ‘Mouthful’ Festival

Student-Written Monologues Deliver Myriad Emotions at ‘Mouthful’ Festival

March 13, 2019

From lighthearted, comical skits that left the audience in hysterics to heavy, potentially triggerin...

Gonzalez Named Artist of the Month, Recognized by PA Art Education Association

Gonzalez Named Artist of the Month, Recognized by PA Art Education Association

March 11, 2019

Most people go through adolescence trying to figure out what they're good at, what interests them, a...

‘Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale’ Stirs and Speaks at Norristown’s Theatre Horizon

‘Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale’ Stirs and Speaks at Norristown’s Theatre Horizon

March 1, 2019

We tend to think of progress as a good thing, but that progress does not always benefit everyone...

5 Times Customers Serve their Waiters Headaches

5 Times Customers Serve their Waiters Headaches

February 27, 2019

When you go out to eat instead of cooking at home, you expect good food, good service, and a good time. ...

Rip-off or Spin-off? Modern Kids’ Shows Reuse Plots for Profit

Rip-off or Spin-off? Modern Kids’ Shows Reuse Plots for Profit

February 4, 2019

Nostalgia is a feeling people crave. The emotion that most people undergo when encountering something that the...

Haja Jalloh Reveals Inspiration Behind Award-Winning Monologue, Passion Behind Performing

Haja Jalloh Reveals Inspiration Behind Award-Winning Monologue, Passion Behind Performing

January 30, 2019

As a tradition in Damien Bucci’s acting class, students write their own monologues and enter them into...

Review: It’s Not Hard to See the Hype in ‘Birdbox’

Review: It’s Not Hard to See the Hype in ‘Birdbox’

January 25, 2019

“Bird Box” has been blowing up all over social media. The memes, challenges, and short clips have...

Review: Netflix’s ‘Dumplin” an Inspirational and Eye-Opening Drama for All

Review: Netflix’s ‘Dumplin” an Inspirational and Eye-Opening Drama for All

January 4, 2019

Everyone has insecurities. Whatever those insecurities may be, people also have their ways of coping ...

Young Scholars’ Open Mic Spotlights Student Talent

Young Scholars’ Open Mic Spotlights Student Talent

November 30, 2018

It takes a lot of courage to stand in front of a group almost entirely made up of peers and present a ...

Film Review: ‘The Hate U Give’ Shines Light on Dark Reality of Race in America

Film Review: ‘The Hate U Give’ Shines Light on Dark Reality of Race in America

November 16, 2018

“The Hate U Give” truly deserves the 96% the movie review website Rotten Tomatoes  grants it. Though t...

Norristown Actors Face Moment; ‘Songs for a New World’ Moves

Norristown Actors Face Moment; ‘Songs for a New World’ Moves

November 14, 2018

Norristown’s very own drama club made a story come alive as it performed the musical “Songs for a New ...

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