Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain

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Spartan Style Watch: Looks of the Week

Catie Damon

January 23

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fashion

Listen, style-watchers: I have found, since I started writing this column, that the well-dressed students of Monument can be very elusive.  If I don’t have my camera at the moment I stop them to tell them they should be a pa...

Hershey Kiss Chocolate Mousse: The Perfect Indulgence

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 19

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After a long hard day, there is only one thing that can cure the winter blues: chocolate. And there is nothing more satisfying than a rich chocolate mousse. This decedent dessert is sure to make a memorable end to your day. Now...

The Ocean Canvas: Love for art and the environment has taken sculpture artist Jason de Caires Taylor on a journey under the sea

Ruby Francisco, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 12

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the waves crash on the shore and scuba diver descend five meters down in Cancun, Mexico, something quite unique has taken place under the sea. Sculpture artist Jason de Caires Taylor has become a new phenomenon. Since 2006,...

The Magical, Magnificent Pointe Shoe

Ciana Barnaba, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 11

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

 What is a pointe shoe? This is a question commonly asked by people not familiar with ballet. When I try to briefly describe pointe shoes, I say "they're those hard shoes ballerinas wear so they can stand on their toes." They...

Lip Singing, Dancing and Backwards Walking: A Glimpse At The 2012 Lip Dub

Emily Perillo

January 9

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

We’ve all been a part of the recent hype surrounding Monument’s Lip Dup this year. You just can’t seem to get away from it. Even though we do know what songs will be featured in this year’s project, ("Party Rock Anthem"/"We...

Spartan Style Watch: Looks of the Week

Catie Damon, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 8

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fashion, Top Stories

Happy New Year, fashion readers!  I hope you all had a great break, did some fun stuff, and got some good presents.  Speaking of which: one of the best things about coming back to school after the holidays (although I can’t...

Limited-time 50% off Holiday Sale: The True Meaning of Christmas?

Hannah Heath

January 1

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Around this time of year, I often hear people asking “What is Christmas all about?” Now I can see where they might get confused. Stores, right after Halloween ends, start their Christmas campaigns. The scary masks are barely...

FUI For Santa Clause

Catie Damon

January 1

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, The Turnip

Christmas Eve: Everyone’s favorite holiday hero, Santa Clause, was coaxed down from the sky over a small Minnesota town just hours ago after a report of operating his sleigh while intoxicated.  A local source cited that while...

The Island of Misfit Christmas Films: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Obscure Christmas Movies

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 1

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Every year we each celebrate our own traditions, and while some traditions become more fun and exciting each year, sometimes traditions can get a bit stale, especially when one comes to realize “Frsoty the Snowman” just is...

How Scrooge Saved Christmas: Without Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Christmas as we know it might not have been

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 1

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s no lie that everyone who lives in either the U.S or England can feel the impact of Christmas every year. Whether they celebrate the holiday or not, there really is no getting around it, and its spirit of togetherness has...

Top 10 Holiday Songs of All Time: Our Favorite Festive Songs

Emily Perillo, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 18

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Tis the season to sing carols, fa la la la la, la la la la! Even if “Deck The Halls” is not our preferred song, there are some that we enjoy listening to on repeat. It’s that time of year again, when the only songs on the...

What’s On Your T.V. This Season?: Top Ten Classic Christmas Movies

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 18

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

We all remember the Christmases of our childhood: sitting around the tree with the whole family and sipping hot cocoa, singing Christmas carols off key, the t.v. playing a Christmas special that, no matter how many times you have...

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