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The Spring Musical Hits all the Right Notes

Anna Pratt Campetti, Maroon Tribune Reporter

April 4, 2012

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...

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

Hannah Rolf and Rosie Kirkby, Maroon Tribune Reporters

March 26, 2012

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, 2012

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, 2012

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, 2012

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, 2012

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, 2012

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...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Ciana Barnaba

January 13, 2012

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...

A Hobbit’s Tale: For Bilbo Baggins, the Road Goes Ever On

Alexa Pfeiffer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, not yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and...

Book Review: A Truly “Miraculous Journey”

Alexa Pfeiffer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

 “Once, in a house on Egypt Street,” there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane.  He was a beautiful rabbit, with china arms, and china legs, and a china snout. He was loved by a little girl named Abilene, who absolutely ador...

A Review of Super Mario 3D Land

Josh Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Opinion, Reviews

The release of a new Super Mario platforming game has always been a landmark for the Nintendo console it is released on. The New Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS released years ago proved that the linear gameplay of 2D...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the Muppet Show

Ciana Barnaba, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Muppets are brought back to life once again in a classic, fresh, and new movie. The Muppet Movie opened in theaters this year on Thursday November 24th and captured young and old audience members alike. Sweeping the box office...

Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain