The Interview comes out…finally

BY CONNOR BORTZ As the previews for the new comedy The Interview, starring the famous duo of James Franco and Seth Rogen, started making their way out to the public, I was more than excited. These two have acted together in many films, including Pineapple Express and This Is The End. This movie, however, seems to be […]

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Yik Yak: an animal of its own

BY GUNNAR NIXON “On my way to slash salt truck tires.” “Can’t believe how different butt dialing and booty calling are.” “My condition has worsened to stage 3 senioritis: symptoms include starting homework at 1:40am.” These are just a few of the messages on the latest social media app to gain popularity at Mariemont: Yik […]

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No Money, Mo’ Problems

BY DANIEL SIMONS Senior lunch is a coveted privilege enjoyed by many in the aforementioned grade. The only flaw I see with senior lunch is the fact that money is required to buy cheese coneys from Skyline, a burrito from Chipotle, or a sub from Subway. One can easily go broke from senior lunch if you […]

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“No one man should have all that power”

BY COOPER HAYES I have worked hard to keep myself up to date on what has been happening in Ferguson. From the start I have felt my emotions aligned with Michael Brown and his family. In my life, I have been profiled by police officers and harassed for things like, “driving too close to the center […]

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The Lockingjay

BY JOEY KROMER As junior Mikey Lockhart walks the halls of Mariemont High School, he feels like a celebrity. Not because of something he has done, but because of his family tree. On March 23rd, 2012, Jennifer Lawrence took the world by storm by starring in the first Hunger Games movie. On that same day, Lockhart took […]

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Claire Gilmore: Swimming Her Way to the Top

BY CHARLIE ZACK Claire Gilmore steps onto the block and the announcer says “Take your mark,” but she hears nothing. She’s in the zone. Senior year is flying by for Claire. The one-time state champion is back in the swim season, thinking just as positively about this season as last. “The team looks great. We […]

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After school traffic leaves licensed students at risk

BY GUNNAR NIXON The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that in their first year of driving, one in five 16-year-old drivers has an accident. While this statistic may seem surprising, a visit to Mariemont’s junior lot, located atop hill of the highschool,  would quickly explain why. Parking lots are known to be hectic, but Mariemont […]

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