Monthly Archives: January 2014

Evolution of Communication

Jacquelyn Sheehan ’14
EE Staff Writer
Sydney Sheehan ’14
EE Staff Writer

Throughout the years, there have been many changes in the communication devices we use. Various generations share their experiences with technology and communication in this short documentary.

Music and Teenagers

Kevin Pacelli ’14
EE Co-Editor in Chief

In Trumbull High School and throughout the United States, music plays a significant role in the lives of teenagers. According to the New York Times, the average teenager listens to two and a half hours of music every day. Students appreciate music through a variety of different activities, including band, orchestra, choir, and personal entertainment. Regardless of the form, music can mean much more than just chords and melodies to teens.

Saving Mr. Banks: Practically Perfect In Every Way

Rachel Tropp
EE Senior Entertainment Editor

Most people are familiar with the movie Mary Poppins.  We’ve all watched it as kids, and we probably all used to know every lyric to the songs, like “Chim Chim Cheree,”  “A Spoonful of Sugar,” and “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.” What we probably didn’t know was exactly how difficult this film was to make, and I don’t mean in terms of animation and special effects.  The movie Saving Mr. Banks is all about how this favorite childhood movie came to be.

Thor Sequel: Not Just for Comic Book Lovers

Gabby Tropp ‘16
EE Staff Writer

You hear that Thor: The Dark World is in theaters and immediately assume it’s a movie that can only be appreciated by comic book lovers, right? Wrong. Comic lovers would appreciate the action, the plot, and the intricacies of the characters, but the average moviegoer could enjoy the special effects, the amazing yet seemingly impossible love story—well stories—woven in throughout, and don’t forget Thor himself, played by Chris Hemsworth.

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