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All Bark and No Bite: North Korea’s Missile “Crisis”

All Bark and No Bite: North Korea’s Missile “Crisis”

Last month, as you may know, North Korea conducted a successful test launch of a long range missile. While the North Korean government is celebrating, the rest of the world…

Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty

An interesting thing happened to me while I was looking at the Wikipedia article for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty: I realized that some sequences of events in the movie…

Jingle Ball Fraud

Jingle Ball Fraud

A few weeks ago, Maggie Sullivan (like thousands of others in the tristate area) was excited and ready to go to Z100’s Jingle Ball, an annual concert series that always…

GVB’s Tough Game Against Holy Child

GVB’s Tough Game Against Holy Child

The St. Luke’s Girls Varsity basketball team has been off to a strong start this season, and despite a hard-fought loss against Holy Child School this Monday, they look to…

Creepy Christmas Songs: An Ode to the Most Disturbing Part of the Holidays

Creepy Christmas Songs: An Ode to the Most Disturbing Part of the Holidays

Now maybe this is just paranoia, but if you listen close enough, these songs will leave you questioning the innocence of the holiday season. Baby It’s Cold Outside: “Say, what’s…

Sentinel Announcement: Yulehouse!

Sentinel Announcement: Yulehouse!

Chestnuts are roasting on open fires, Jack Frost is nipping at our noses, and you all know what that means–it’s time for Yulehouse! That’s right, boys and girls: the annual…

A Sneak Peek at the SLS Holiday Boutique

A Sneak Peek at the SLS Holiday Boutique

Getting frustrated over finding the perfect holiday gift? Forced to operate within a tight budget? Want to impress your friends with a creative, homemade gift, but you aren’t creative or…

Teachers React to Dubstep

Teachers React to Dubstep

Teachers React from SLS Sentinel on Vimeo. Video shot and edited by Josie Williams and Scotty Zech.…

FAAs Canceled, but Storm Sports Prevail

FAAs Canceled, but Storm Sports Prevail

The winds, floods, and power outages of Hurricane Sandy put the St. Luke’s sports teams in disarray. After all, the week that school was closed due to Sandy was one…

Breaking News: Friday’s Instant-Coffee House

Breaking News: Friday’s Instant-Coffee House

In keeping with the event’s usual unembellished aesthetic, this Friday’s Coffeehouse comes without fanfare–no official sign-up sheet, no requisite Town Meeting announcement, no posters plastered all around the school. Official Co-MC…

Movie Review: “Taken 2”

Movie Review: “Taken 2”

For a brief second, I got really excited when I heard about Taken 2. The first Taken was a great movie, filled with intense action scenes and a surprising amount…

Meet the New Teachers: Ms. Creeden

Meet the New Teachers: Ms. Creeden

This school year St. Luke’s welcomes an English Teaching Fellow to the Middle School faculty, Ms. Emma Creeden.  Ms. Creeden, a Massachusetts native, spent her college years at Colby, earning…

Music Review: Jack White’s “Blunderbuss”

Music Review: Jack White’s “Blunderbuss”

The big question I had while listening to Blunderbuss, Jack White’s first solo album, was essentially “why should I care about Jack White anymore?” I think this has been the…

Music Review: Spiritualized’s “Sweet Heart Sweet Light”

Spiritualized’s new album Sweet Heart Sweet Light suffers from a fairly uncommon problem today in rock music, which is that it’s suggestive of a good album without really being a…

Music Review: Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Music Review: Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, the new album from Nicki Minaj, doesn’t deserve a review. I say this not to dismiss the album’s quality–that’s something we’ll get to in a second–but…

Music Review: Of Montreal’s “Paralytic Stalks”

Music Review: Of Montreal’s “Paralytic Stalks”

Well, then. What in the world was that? It’s a habit–perhaps a bad one–of mine to “review” albums in my head while I’m listening to them, giving the individual songs…

End-of-Year Roundup: The Best Rap of 2011

End-of-Year Roundup: The Best Rap of 2011

I’ve only given it a cursory listen, but The Roots’ new album, undun, is very, very good. Any other year, this would probably mean an easy spot in my personal…

Movie Review: The Descendants

Movie Review: The Descendants

Alexander Payne’s new movie, The Descendants, is great, but in a way that’s almost frustratingly self-evident for a critic like me. The best possible way I could convey the quality of…

Music Review: Drake’s “Take Care”

Music Review: Drake’s “Take Care”

Is it sufficient praise to say that Canadian rapper and singer Drake’s new album Take Care has left me nearly speechless? Before this review begins to sound hyperbolic, let me…

Music Review: M83’s “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming”

Music Review: M83’s “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming”

Midnight City by M83 Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming is M83’s two-disc, seventy-five minute declaration: the age of irony is over! Well, maybe things aren’t as simple as that, but this…

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