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July 17, 2018

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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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Spring Orchestra Concert Celebrates Seniors

Orchestra’s Concert. (Regan Cornelius’21/Staff) This year’s Orchestra Concert was bittersweet, as five departing seniors were recognized for their dedication to the arts. Beginning the concert on a strong note, Shreyah Mohanselvan played Felix Borowski’s “Adoration,” accompanied by Jeffrey Hobday’07. Next, the Upper School Contemporary Ensemble showcased its talent with “Allegro Giocoso” by Johannes Brahms and

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Concert Band’s Spring Show

Concert Band. (Courtesy Andy Morris) Concert Band hosted its spring show on Tuesday, April 24. “Blaze the Trail,” a superior-rated piece that the band performed at the OMEA districts, was the opener. In a solo on the French horn, Sarah Morris’18 played “Concerto in Eb.” After “Fable,” an interactive “Argh! Disney Sing-Along” with the audience was

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All That Jazz 2018 Delivers Excellence

Seniors Nick Robie, Yas Salon, and Louie Grant. (Riley Hennessey’20/Media staff) On the evening of April 27, Academy’s Jazz Band held its annual “All That Jazz” concert. The event was a showcase of hard work and talent, giving each individual member a chance to shine. As always, an array of desserts complemented the event. The

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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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