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Two-Bit Politics: How Monument Students Choose Political Positions

Alfred Brewer, Maroon Tribune Reporter

May 15

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Everyone knows that Monument - like other schools in the state - is a very liberal, democratic school. So when surveying students and faculty members on their political leanings, I did not expect to find anything shocking, and...

Paolini’s Inheritance: Good Fourth Installment of his… Trilogy?

Timothy Joutras, Maroon Tribune Reporter

April 13

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Inheritance, by Christopher Paolini, is the fourth and final book in his Inheritance Cycle of books. It was preceded by first Eragon, then Eldest, and thirdly Brisingr. If you read Eragon, and enjoyed it so much that you devoured E...

The Spring Musical Hits all the Right Notes

Anna Pratt Campetti, Maroon Tribune Reporter

April 4

Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

Every year, Monument Mountain holds auditions in December for the spring musical. Approximately three months of hard work later, the public gets a chance to see their incredible work. Last night was my chance to see our Monument...

Dr. Dillon Makes Progress Towards Positive Change

Ian Akers, Maroon Tribune Reporter

March 26

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Achieving the highest degree of education, Dr. Dillon is  on track to becoming a memorable superintendent. Luckily for Berkshire Hills, we have been blessed to have Dr. Dillon as our own. Notorious for being a tenacious teacher, Dil...

May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor: Hunger Games Receives 4 Mocking Jays

Hannah Rolf and Rosie Kirkby, Maroon Tribune Reporters

March 26

Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

The Hunger Games craze reached an all time high when the movie was released on March 23, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. This movie, based off Suzanne Collins’s admired fiction book, stayed very loyal to the novel. A story about a brave...

Five Golden Apples for Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs

Graham Hagenah, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writer

January 28

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

On October 5th, 2011, Steve Jobs, the mastermind behind Apple Computers, passed away.  Job’s decade-long struggle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer came to an epic conclusion when the very same mentality that made him s...

Shockingly…Irritating: Carrie Fisher’s Shockaholic Gets Two Thumbs Down

Jackson Teeley, McKenna Powell, and Corey Potter, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writers

January 28

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

If you are one of those people that most all of us know and might even be friends with who craves drama, dishing, and almost anything else you might find in a twelve year olds diary, Shockaholic is the book for you! Full of everything...

Blood, Bones, and Butter: One Woman’s Life Experiences in the World of Cooking

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Rerporter

January 25

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

Now, I’m one of those ambitious people who, when looking through a cookbook at the store says, “I’m going to go home and make that!” Now, I’d like to say that nine out of ten times I do go home and cook but, in reality,...

A Treasury of Royal Scandals: A Delightful, Freaky Guide to All the Misdoings of Royalty

Sophie Koivisto, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writer

January 24

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Nonfiction books are generally straightforward, dry, factual books that never really hold a student’s attention for longer than three pages. Everyone knows it, right? Think again. The nonfiction genre has a delightful selection...

Queen Bees and Wannabes: The secrets to having a teenage daughter – media, boys and the party scene

Lindsay Cavanaugh, Sara Tucker, Julie DelGrande, Anna Campetti, and Hannah Rolf, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writers

January 24

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Queen Bees and Wannabees by Rosalind Wiseman is a guide for parents to help their daughters through the conflicting and confusing teenage years and the cruel world they live in. Wiseman uncovers the secrets to parenting throug...

One Person’s Winter Wonderland is Another’s Winter Wretchedness

Meagan Nejaime, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 22

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s been my experience that the majority of the people I know absolutely love winter. They love the white snow, the cold crisp air, skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. For me, I think these people are unquestionably insane. Winter...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Ciana Barnaba

January 13

Filed under Reviews

“What do you see?”  “Everything, that is my curse.”              Sherlock Holmes is at it again, in this new, thrilling film. A Game of Shadows is not necessarily a sequel to the previous Sherlock Holmes m...

Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain