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How Much is “Too Much”?

Dominic Roy, Maroon Tribune Contributer

November 29

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top Stories

Material goods and unnecessary comforts are two very big parts of American society. But the question is, is there something wrong with these? Should we be ashamed of our connection with materialism? I believe that to have these...

Breaking Dawn: Part One: The Opening-Night Experience

Meagan Nejame, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 29

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Breaking Dawn has been an anticipated event since the third movie of the Twilight Saga, “Eclipse”, appeared on the big screen. The first part of the last Twilight movie premiered on Friday, November 18th. At a set time of...

Four Out of Five Shiny Badges: A Review of the Super Troopers Movie

Catie Damon, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9

Filed under Reviews

When bedridden, Netflix is a great resource to have at your disposal.  I had my tonsils removed last week and knew I would need to entertain myself while out of commission.  After a few days TV became dull, and I didn’t already...

Was ‘The Help’ in Need of Assistance?: The Novel Phenomenon Goes to the Big Screen

Shea Caligari, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9

Filed under Reviews

If you consider yourself a passionate Harry Potter fanatic, you’ll agree that an important factor of the films' sucess is their faithfulness to the books. Who could imagine Hedwig not being included in the movies because th...

Music Theory: An Outstanding Class

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22

Filed under Monument News, Opinion, Reviews

Music Theory, taught by the wonderful Ms. Bickford, is a great class if you, like me, are a nerd when it comes to all things musical. This year I am taking Music Theory II after enjoying Music Theory I last year. We not only...

Another Slam Dunk Game: A Review of NBA 2k12

Eli Shalan, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The NBA 2k series has been hitting game consoles since 2000 with 2k’s first game, NBA 2k for the “old school” Sega Dreamcast. As the 2k franchise grew, the games only got better, featuring real player models and real ...

Speeding Up to Go Nowhere: Rethinking Quality Over Quantity in Education

Tatiana Gottwald, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12

Filed under Features, Opinion, Top Stories

I’m eating as I type this.  Later, instead of talking to my mom during the car ride home, I’ll probably be doing my English assignment.  In other words, in the course of a day, I don’t think I’m ever able to do one thing...

The Differences Between Monument and PHS

Emily Condry, Maroon Tribune Reporter

July 27

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As a lot of people know, I am new to Monument this year and I used to go to PHS. Monument and PHS are two very different schools and this article is about how I feel  about the transition from PHS to Monument. PHS is a four-floored...

Modern Warfare 2 or Call of Duty: Black Ops?

Jay Gram, Maroon Tribune Reporter

July 27

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

There’s always a debate among gamers about which game system is the best: PS3, or Xbox? Who’s the best player and what’s the best game? Call of Duty, also known as CoD,  is one of the best selling video games of all...

Fighting in the NHL: The Truth About Fisticuffs

Levi Vigneron, Maroon Tribune Reporter

July 27

Filed under Opinion, Sports & Wellness

The NHL has begun to take closer looks at both illegal hits that cause injuries and fighting. The latter issue has always been the source of one of the main arguments in sports over the years. With concerns about serious inju...

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