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Palindrome Poems (Reverse Poems)

Corinne Maiorano June 16, 2020

The term "palindrome" is derived from two Greek words, palin (meaning again) and dromos (which means way, or direction). It is defined as a number, word, sentence, symbol, or even a sign that can be read...

Little Women: A Classic Text Through a Modern Lens

Little Women: A Classic Text Through a Modern Lens

Corinne Maiorano February 2, 2020

“Women, they have minds, and they have souls, as well as just hearts. And they’ve got ambition, and they’ve got talent, as well as just beauty. I’m so sick of people saying that love is just...

2019: A Year in Music

2019: A Year in Music

Corinne Maiorano January 7, 2020

As the end of 2019 comes near, we look back on not just a year but a decade of music. The last year of the 2010s brought releases from well-established artists and also promising debuts from up-and-coming...

Why Cancel Culture Is So Dangerous

Corinne Maiorano May 29, 2019

The internet has aided celebrities in many ways. It has provided them with a platform to share their work and give their fans frequent updates about where they are and what they are doing. Through social...

Marina Announces New Album Love + Fear

Corinne Maiorano March 6, 2019

After a four-year-long hiatus, singer-songwriter Marina has announced her fourth studio album, “Love + Fear.” This is her first album to be released under just her first name. Her other three albums...

Timothee Chalamet’s Breathtaking Performance in “Beautiful Boy”

Timothee Chalamet’s Breathtaking Performance in “Beautiful Boy”

Corinne Maiorano December 22, 2018

When I first saw Timothee Chalamet–playing the mysterious outsider Kyle in the 2017 film “Lady Bird”–I was allured by his gift for captivating an audience and saying so much in his actions. Still,...

JCHS Women of Note and Madrigals Take on Radio City!

Corinne Maiorano December 22, 2018

For the past three years, the James Caldwell High School Women of Note and Madrigals have performed at the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. The Women of Note is a female choral group that...

How Getting Involved in the Music Department Changed My High School Life

Corinne Maiorano October 24, 2018

The shift from middle school to high school was one of the most drastic changes of my life. This transition brought on new academic, social, and vocational opportunities. I was fortunate enough to have...

Finding Happiness in an Age of Cynicism

Finding Happiness in an Age of Cynicism

Corinne Maiorano March 8, 2018

I have always been one to give others power over my own ideas and feelings. I’ve found that I am susceptible to the positive and negative energies of the people around me, even if these energies do...

The Power of Songwriting

Corinne Maiorano November 21, 2017

I am writing this article several hours after performing at my first gig. I sang five covers and six originals in front of my family and close friends, and walked off the stage feeling as if a lifelong...

Identity in a School Environment

Corinne Maiorano October 24, 2017

Recently, I was browsing through social media and stumbled upon a blog post written by a singer named Marina Diamandis, popularly known as Marina and the Diamonds. I had discovered her musical work when...

5 Covers

Corinne Maiorano October 23, 2016

A cover song is traditionally known as a new performance of a pre-released song. Despite the song not being performed by the original artist, a good song cover has the ability to transform a song into...

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