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Award-winning poet Stallings reads at Grady

Award-winning poet Stallings reads at Grady

Joanna Baker

August 16, 2018


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Poet and classicist A.E. Stallings has proved that the humanities are not a lost art. Many of her poems are based in Greek and Roman mythology, and yet, she expertly intertwines the stories with modern life, creating poems that are widely relatable and deeply impactful. Grady’s Latin program inv...

Taylor concert Swiftly merges old and new

Taylor concert Swiftly merges old and new

Margot McLaughlin

August 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, Front Slideshow, LIFESTYLE, Music Review

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” world tour came to Mercedes Benz Stadium Aug. 10-11, filling tens of thousands of seats with screaming teens, parents with young children and the occasional boyfriend. The show hit the middle of Swift’s stadium tour, which began in May and wraps up in November. ...

Alumni Profile: Chloe Citron

Alumni Profile: Chloe Citron

May 1, 2018


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By Margot McLaughlin Grady alumnus Chloe Citron is living out her dream in New York City, studying acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and modeling for the We Speak NY modeling agency in her spare time. “NYU Tisch has one of the best conservatory programs in the world,...

A heartfelt ode to the local Einstein’s Bagels

A heartfelt ode to the local Einstein’s Bagels

Alex Durham

April 20, 2018


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Oh, how I miss the smell of delicious bagels in the morning. I grew up with Einstein’s bagels. Since I was young enough to understand what a bagel was and how many different delicious ingredients could be put between the two brown, beautifully toasted halves of a bagel, I was going to Einstein’s. No...

‘Working’ showcases seniors’ talents as year ends

‘Working’ showcases seniors’ talents as year ends

Max Nevins

April 13, 2018


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Centered in the middle of Grady’s Vincent Murray Theater stands a young waitress, leaping from table to table. In another scene, a maid sweeps crumb after crumb off of the floor. At the conclusion of the play, approximately 30 workers of all professions stand across the stage, singing as one. From M...

‘Love Simon’ offers a teen perspective on coming out

‘Love Simon’ offers a teen perspective on coming out

Anya Lomadze

April 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

When does one come out as heterosexual? That’s one of the questions the new film “Love, Simon” asks viewers to consider after showing a montage of straight teenagers revealing their sexualities to their families. Why do only gay people have to declare their sexualities? Filmed within Grady’s w...

Grady SoundCloud rappers reflect on passion for music

Grady SoundCloud rappers reflect on passion for music

Rachel Hasson

April 11, 2018


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In our day and age, technology is the platform not only used to communicate words and ideas, but to share talents, media and entertainment. Multiple students in each grade at Grady are well known on the SoundCloud app, where they can record, produce and upload their own music for anyone who has the ap...

The Peachtree Road Farmers Market delays their reusable bag design contest

The Peachtree Road Farmers Market delays their reusable bag design contest

Morgan Watkins

March 29, 2018


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Colored pencils scatter the floor and tables, while crumpled pieces of paper overflow in the trash can. Another failed drawing lands on the floor as a new sheet of paper is grabbed, and the drawing is started again. Hours later, with dozens of additional papers on the floor, marker-covered hands se...

International opera singer shines with mother’s support

International opera singer shines with mother’s support

Max Nevins

March 22, 2018


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By Max Nevins Throughout the concert hall, a low bass voice echoes. In the center of the stage, opera singer Reginald Smith Jr. stands belting note after note. While he was performing in Memphis the weekend of Feb. 3, at any time, he may travel to New York or even Hong Kong. Since college, Smith, a baritone, ...

“Black Mirror” presents a fresh take on science fiction

“Black Mirror” presents a fresh take on science fiction

Maeve Malaney-Lau

February 14, 2018


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After watching an episode of “Black Mirror”, one may sit confused, frightened and yet strangely captivated. Every episode of the show has a different plot and a new cast of characters, but they all have one thing in common: each episode shows a different dystopia mirroring our society and what it...

The Lion King roars into Fox Theatre

Aneska Walrath, Author

February 1, 2018


Filed under A&E, Theater Review

By Aneska Walrath The opening night performance of “The Lion King” at the Fox Theatre was filled with excitement of experiencing this great show. When the house lights dimmed after the routine announcement of “no cameras or cell phones,” the sold-out audience burst into applause. Nothing a...

2018 Oscar Predictions

Anya Lomsadze, Managing Editor, News

January 30, 2018


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The 2017 Oscar nominations represent the start of a much needed shift in Hollywood culture. The past few years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which hands out the awards, has faced highly publicized controversy. In 2015, every single acting nominee was white, prompting the viral hash...

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