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September 22, 2018

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10,000 Calories without the Beverage

A Half Mighty Macaroni Sandwich with kettle chips. (David Cooperman’20/Staff) 5 pounds of food. 3 slices of grilled bread. 13 cheeses. 4 pickle spears. Piles of fries and coleslaw. Upwards of 10,000 calories. Consuming this massive amount of food is what the bravest diners face when trying to complete the Legendary Melt Challenge.  Melt Bar

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Movie Review: Operation Finale  

 Lead Actors Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac in Operation Finale. (wikimedia commons)   In the 73 years since World War II, there have been countless movies about the espionage, violence and heroics that transpired from 1939 to 1945. Now, there’s a new movie, released August 29th, that deals with the international repercussions and effects of

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Los Guachos: Just Down the Road

Los Guachos gringa. (David Cooperman’20/Staff) If you are looking for a place to grab a bite after exams, take a short, mile-long trip down Cherry Bottom Road to Los Guachos, a classic Mexican restaurant, and a central Ohio staple that has been recognized on Yahoo’s “America’s Best Taco Spots.” The restaurant’s famous massive wheel of

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Johnson’s Ice Cream Parlor

Flavors galore at Johnsons. (Eliana Jenkins’20/Staff) There’s no better way to start the summer with an ice cream cone, and Johnson’s Ice Cream, a new addition on Main Street in New Albany, serves it well. Johnson’s atmosphere is welcoming and summer-oriented. And its wide variety of flavors, from “PB Chocolate Tornado” to “Blueberry Pie,” make

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Lunchtime Fun: April Absurdity Takes Over Upper School

April Absurdity Champions: Deep 3’s Triple B’s pose after their dominant victory. (David Cooperman’20/Staff) This April, if you looked in the direction of the basketball courts outside of the Dining Hall, you would see crowds of students watching games. This was because of the annual 3 on 3 tournament, April Absurdity, which is modeled after

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Movie Review: Infinity War

(Wikimedia Commons) Outside of an AMC movie theater on a late Friday night, cars fill its parking lot as usual. Inside, the scene is close to chaotic. A line of anticipatory fans waits, situated in front of a larger-than-life multicolored poster. The line waits for about an hour, exchanging theories and anxiously checking watches, until

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Asian Gourmet: Food Next Door

Luscious Sushi rolls at Asian Gourmet. (Asian Gourmet website) If you are looking for an Asian restaurant close to school, Asian Gourmet and Sushi Bar is the place to go. With Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Thai cuisines, this eatery’s menu offers a wide selection of appetizers gives patrons a tough choice when ordering their meal.

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2018 COSI Prom: Super Experiment

Prom invitation logo.  As students entered COSI for 2018’s superhero-themed prom on April 28, what is Columbus’s hallmark science attraction had been transformed into a spectacular party. After harkening back in time to the Taylor Mansion last year, prom sprung forward once again, with science experiments and distinctive lighting to match the sci-fi theme. Midway

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Spotlight on Academy’s 2017 Madlab Playwrights

A crush. An Affirmative Action program. A tiny guardian angel who decides to play matchmaker. Struggles with inner demons personified as people, complete with death, melancholy, and self-loathing. What the above have in common is that both deal with scripts (byKami Tibbles’17 and Taylor McGowan’18, respectively) are among the selected 10 ten-minute plays, all written

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Prep Performances for OMEA

As a dress rehearsal for the upcoming OMEA solo and ensemble districts, Academy’s Women’s Chorus and Camerata had a combined concert with the concert band on Tuesday, February 21. Director Amy Brooks and band conductor Jessica Sneeringer,  proudly showcased their hard-working students. The Choir, adorned in identical black gowns and dangling “diamond” earrings, began with “Ominia

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Academy Glee Club Showcase

  (Photo/Julia Gurewitz’19/Media Team) The CA Glee Club, also known as ReVOICE, was created this year with one purpose: to make music. And on February 3, our school’s talented musicians did just that! Performing a mix of old Disney classics such as “When You Wish Upon A Star,” “Go The Distance,” and “Touch The Sky,

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Auditions Begin for “The Drowsy Chaperone”

This spring, Academy’s theatre program will present The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical about an asocial man who attempts to cure his sadness by playing a recording of his favorite musical as it comes alive around him. Through a reading committee comprised of students, this musical was chosen with intent to provoke laughter from the audience and attain

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Hot Mr. Pot

The groundhog saw his shadow on the first Tuesday of February, predicting six more weeks of winter. While many more days of cold weather and gray skies are a bummer for those of yearning for a warm, sunny spring, the wintery weather sets the perfect backdrop for a major trend in Columbus: hotpot restaurants. Hot

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