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Students and Alum Connect at Professional Forum

Students and Alum Connect at Professional Forum

Gabby Landry '18, Editor-in-Chief

Montrose Mavericks from the Class of 1986 to the Class of 2017 gathered in Founder’s Hall on Thursday, January 5th for an interesting and inspiring event: the Professional Forum and Networking Dinner.  During the evening, successful Montrose alumnae shared their career experiences and advice with about 30 current students and recent alumnae.   For two hours, we enjoyed a pizza dinner and desserts while going from table to table in ten-minute sessions, with one or two alumnae at each table to talk and answer questions.  Eight alumnae made up the forum and represented the fields of b...  Read More »

Welcome Back, Ed!

Welcome Back, Ed!

Maggie Gilbert '18, Co-Sports Editor

Its official, Sheerios! The wait is over. Ed Sheeran released two new songs on Friday, January 6: Shape of You and Castle on the Hill. Sheeran began a one year hiatus on December 13, 2015. On December 13, 2016, Sheeran broke his social media silence, posting a simple blue photo and sending fans into a craze.   To kick off the new year, he announced that he would release new music, sending fans into a another craze. Sheeran’s first album, + (plus), and his second album X (multiply) have fans speculating as to what Sheeran will name this next album. Will it be divide? Will it be subtr...  Read More »

Movie Reviews: La La Land & Dr. Strange

Movie Reviews: La La Land & Dr. Strange

Abigail Finnerty '19 & Isabelle Frank '19

La La Land By Abigail Finnerty '19   Nowadays, you rarely see a truly feel-good movie.  However, La La Land brings back all of the feelings you experience when you view an old Hollywood cinema classic.  From the exuberant opening number “Another Day of Sun” to the bittersweet ending, La La Land taps into a range of emotions. The film centers around Mia, played by the marvelous Emma Stone, and Sebastian, played by an always charming Ryan Gosling.  Mia and Sebastian both struggle to make their dreams come true, but are persistent nonetheless.  However, the film begs the question: do Mia and Se...  Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions for Students

New Year’s Resolutions for Students

Isabelle Heron ‘19, Contributing Writer

It is traditional to create a list of “New Year's Resolutions,” but we all forget about them three weeks into the year. So what is an effective way to make yourself a better you? Every January, about one in three Americans resolve to better themselves through a goal. According to health.com, “While about 75% of people stick to their goals for at least a week, less than half (46%) are still on target six months later.” Transitions can be hard, but hopefully after reading this article, you will be motivated for making next year a turning point in whatever goal you are facing. Improving you...  Read More »

Reveling in the Christmas Season: A Review of Harvard’s Christmas Revels

Reveling in the Christmas Season: A Review of Harvard’s Christmas Revels

Alex Rider '18, Features Editor

“Home: it’s a place to call your own, a place you love and trust, a place to love and trust, a place that loves you back, until it cries out to you, ‘Flee! I am no longer safe for you! I can no longer love you.’” So goes the lament of a young girl’s parents as they usher her into the crowd of people escaping the only home they’ve ever known: Acadia. The Christmas Revels is an annual show performed at Harvard University’s Sanders Theater. Each year, the show celebrates a different European culture by selecting a particularly poignant moment in history and weaving a plot that i...  Read More »

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