Drops of Ink

Up-And-Coming Music for Fall

Sara Thunga, Copyeditor

November 2, 2015

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed there has been an expansion of new music from popular as well as up-and-coming artists. Based on the countless notifications I have been receiving on Spotify as well as public playlists on the app, I have selected five recently released albums and five albums coming...

The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens

Alejandro Garcia Escobar, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015

In a galaxy not so far, far away, millions of life forms await the release of the much-anticipated Star Wars film, which will be the first of a new sequel trilogy set. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is scheduled to come out on Dec. 18 -- an early Christmas present, no doubt, to the countless...

Pitch Perfect 2 “Crushed It”

Pitch Perfect 2 “Crushed It”

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer

June 1, 2015

Beca (Anna Kendrick), Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson), and the rest of the original Barden Bellas are back, joined by the newest Bella legend, Emily (Hailee Steinfeld), and all new competitors, Das Sound Machine, in an aca-mazing sequel to the 2012 MTV Movie Award-winning, “Pitch Perfect.” “Pitch Perfect...

Alabama Shakes Continues to Impress with “Sound and Color”

Alabama Shakes Continues to Impress with “Sound and Color”

Tom Ackerman, Opinion Editor

May 19, 2015

If there was any doubt concerning the merit of the release of Alabama Shakes’ second studio album, Sound and Color, there isn’t anymore. Emphasizing the group’s unique bluesy and southern rock-oriented style, the record holds resemblance to a classic rock album joined with modern twists and ef...

The Stories of Metamorphosing: A Review on Metamorphoses

The Stories of Metamorphosing: A Review on Metamorphoses

Maria Thames, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015

After premiering at Northwestern University in 1996, and being performed at The Lookingglass Theater Company in later years, Second Stage Theater in 2001 as an off-broadway show, and Broadway in 2002, LHS brought Mary Zimmerman’s play “Metamorphoses” to the studio theater on May 1-2. With a...

Assembling in a Theater Near You: Age of Ultron Review

Assembling in a Theater Near You: Age of Ultron Review

Hannah Boufford, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015

Friday, May 1, saw the opening of yet another Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is the sequel to “Avengers,” and a storyline continuation of the characters Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black ...

Netflix Reviews: ‘The Babadook’

Netflix Reviews: ‘The Babadook’

Connor Polk, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

“The Babadook” is a 2014 Australian psychological horror film by the widely unknown Jennifer Kent.  While it had a limited release worldwide, making under $5 million, it has already garnered major critical acclaim in award shows in Britain, America, and Australia.  Beyond that, it is 98 percent...

Snapchat: “ruining friendships one emoji at a time”

Snapchat: “ruining friendships one emoji at a time”

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

More than 400 million messages are received on Snapchat every day, and according to the company, the newest update of the fifth-most popular app in the App Store will “change your life.” Since July 2011, the popularity of Snapchat has grown rapidly. When Snapchat first started out, it was a basic...

1D Album “Four” Becomes A Reality

1D Album “Four” Becomes A Reality

Anna DeMartini

April 26, 2015

Yes, it’s true. The beloved Zayn Malik has left One Direction. On March 25, when his break off was announced, fans immediately took over Twitter, ranting about their feelings towards the news. “If zayn has left one direction I’m leaving home” said fan account @caitpattersonx on Twitter. Hashtags were formed, videos were...

W.T.F.

W.T.F.

Olivia Griffith and Lola Akinlade (Photographer)

April 21, 2015

    We have all walked through the halls of LHS dozens of times. Throughout our time here, whether short or long, we have passed countless bulletins and features of the school. They are things that have always been there, so unless they disappear, they are absent from our mind. Most of...

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