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February 16, 2019

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The Ohio Chinese Festival: Celebrating the Year of the Boar

Tea ceremonies and dance performances attracted large audiences at Ohio’s Chinese Festival. (Carolyn Zhang’20/Staff)   In the Chinese lunar calendar, Tuesday, February 5, marks the start of a new year: the Year of the Boar. An estimated one billion people around the world will celebrate the 15-day holiday. On Saturday, February 3, Ohio’s Chinese communities

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New Art Exhibit: French Leave Collective

Virginia Kistler’s Untitled sculpture consisting of hanging steel spheres and LED lights. Kistler’s piece is featured in Morris Hall’s second floor gallery. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) Academy’s Upper School Art Department held an opening reception for the French Leave Collective on Friday, February 1, from 6-8 pm in Morris Hall’s gallery. Photography and graphic design teacher, Ms. Tursich,

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Mezze: Customizable Cuisine in a “Middle’terranean” Style

Mezze is a restaurant that follows the popular format of allowing customers to customize meals, similar to Chipotle and Bibibop. Unlike these competitors, Mezze offers a much wider range of small dishes that can be eaten as appetizers or sides. Mezze owners call their cuisine “middle’terranean,” a portmanteau of the Middle East and Mediterranean regions.

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Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

 Artwork for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Flickr   As I watched yet another Nintendo Direct come to a close, this being the one streamed live on March 8, 2018, I was left with a feeling of discontent. Something was missing. Sure, plenty of deluxe editions of games that had previously been released for the Wii

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Band Review: All That Jazz

Aylah Mendenhall’19 performs in Jazz Band’s annual concert. (Grace Harrison’20/Staff) On Friday, December 7, at 7:00 pm, the Jazz Band played its fall concert. Jazz Band is a music elective that meets during zero period, so its membership is smaller than concert band. It’s mostly for Upper Schoolers, but Middle Schoolers who have shown that

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Fukuryu Ramen: Pricey but Worth It

Miso ramen with wood-ear mushrooms:a lighter alternative to the signature tonkotsu ramen. (Ethan Weiser’22/Staff) A good bowl of ramen can be warm, comforting and the perfect fare for a cold winter’s night. Some of the Columbus’s best ramen is served at Fukuryu Ramen, with  Upper Arlington and Dublin locations, and if you are up for

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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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