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“Pitch Perfect” is Aca-Awesome

Paige Parks
October 19, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Many Cedar Park students have been flocking to theatres this week to see “Pitch Perfect”. The PG-13 film was released Oct. 5 and after much hype and positive remarks from fellow students, I decided to go view this supposed comedic wonder. The main character Beca, played by Anna Kendrick, attends...

ACL Preview

Savannah Burchfiel
October 11, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

Named the Live Music Capitol of the World, Austin boasts a plethora of music venues and festivals each year. This season brings one of the biggest festivals, one that combines the city with its famous association with music. It's time for the Austin City Limits music festival.  Festival goers come...

PNG reports for duty

Chris Collins
October 11, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Features

  Lights, Camera, Laughter. The PNG, or Penguin National Guard, had their first show at homecoming on Sept. 22. The show opened at 8 p.m. in the Black Box, with the whole cast singing a rhyme about the name Paul. The laughter filled the room as the show, hosted by sophomore Jack Davis, started up. ...

All My Sons to debut Oct 11

Lizzy Lamm
October 9, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

On Oct. 11, the stage lights will shine on the cast of the drama “All My Sons” performed by the CPHS theatre department. The cast of this production include the main leads:  Joe Keller, played by Chase Hoyt, senior. Kate Keller, played by Callie Wall, senior. Chris Keller, played by C...

SXSW Preview

Alex Mendoza
February 24, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Features

     Renowned worldwide as the Mecca of live music, Austin is again playing host to its annual music and film festival, South by Southwest. Originally launched 20 years ago, this popular nine day stretch of media has grown with each new installment, attracting celebrities, talent scouts, music executives...

New Technology of 2012

Jeramy Hudson
February 24, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

     If you look back ten years from now, you’d probably think you were in a different world. The world has advanced in many ways since then, and technology is one of the biggest changes. Every year, we take another step further into the future of technology.      Touch tablets are a huge...

The Top 3 Coolest Technologies You’ll actually Live to See

Nathan Smith
February 24, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Features

     Most everyone’s familiar with the starship Enterprise, the lightsabers of the Star Wars universe, the Cylons of Battlestar Galactica, but for the most part we toss these things to the ravenous lions’ den of science fiction and smirk at the idea of ever seeing such things in real life. ...

Bands Go Digital

Alex Mendoza
February 24, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

     In the Information Age, music trends change more rapidly than ever before. Thanks to the convenience and escalation of the Internet, it’s become easier for local artists and bands to gain exposure, and in countries and places they otherwise never might have reached. Just five years ago, MySpace...

Rupert Murdoch

Alex Mendoza
November 10, 2011
Filed under Entertainment

     Over the summer, the world witnessed the collapse of one of the greatest news titans in our history; Rupert Murdoch, businessman and owner of News Corp, was caught in the whirlwind of a scandal that swallowed his reputation and the future of his company. The major focus of this scandal was an...

Apple says goodbye to Jobs

Nathan Smith
October 14, 2011
Filed under Entertainment, Features

     Steve Jobs, a titan of the computer industry and one of the most creative inventors to ever hit the industrialized world, passed away on October 5, 2011 at the age of 56 – Apple announced its patron’s death on the same day.  The next day, a Thursday, much of the world came together to mourn...

Celebrities spring show

Hannah Jane DeCiutiis
May 19, 2011
Filed under Entertainment

     The Celebrities dance team is well known among students for its crowd-pleasing halftime routines and pep rally performances in the fall, but each spring brings with it a new spotlight for the talented group of young dancers. It is the time when stadium lights are replaced by stage lights, and...

Album Review: Cage The Elephant

Holly Chisholm
March 11, 2011
Filed under Entertainment

     Held together by Matthew Shultz’s biting, shaking vocals, Kentucky-based band Cage the Elephant is a fast-paced in-your-face mesh of southern rock that leaves a crowd roiled up and ready for more.  Their new album, Thank You Happy Birthday, comes right at you with the track “Always Somethi...

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