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‘Captain Marvel’ flies faster but not higher

Marvel’s latest release meets mixed responsesLandon Hilst | Echo The mighty Marvel machine has unleashed a powerful new hero into its cinematic universe. “Captain Marvel” arrived in theaters following an awkward marketing campaign. The trailers didn’t necessarily generate the same ecstatic response that was received by other superhero films, and […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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English department exceeds expectations

Praise for English reviewAbigail Roberts | The Echo Taylor’s English department provides a space for every Taylor student to excel, as they continue to reach above and beyond expectations. On Oct. 18, 2018, Nancy Dayton, department chair and a professor of English, presented the English department’s eight-year review to Taylor’s […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
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Discover what the future of ‘Daredevil’ is on Netflix

Does season three live up to the hype?By Landon Hilst | Echo Back in October, Netflix cancelled two of Marvel superhero shows: “Iron Fist” and “Luke Cage.” With two popular characters being cut from the future Marvel Netflix slate, and no confirmation on the renewals of the survivors so far, “Jessica […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Mysteries abound in this brand new thriller movie

A review of “Bad Times at the El Royale”By Landon Hilst | Echo From director Drew Goddard comes this exhilarating new mystery revolving around a colorful cast and an impressive setting:The El Royale hotel. On one side rests the beautiful sunshine state of Nevada, and to the other California, brimming with […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Prepare for competition

Prepare for competition

Open house ranking to begin this yearBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo Red, White and Breu. Techno Night. Swalloween. Justin Timbercake. If these names don’t bring excitement to your very core, you haven’t experienced one of the many legendary Taylor open houses. Whether you’ve never been to an open house, are an […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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Class gifts receive mixed reviews

Mugs and t-shirts for allBy Caroline Shapley | Echo For the past two weeks, freshmen, sophomore and junior students have been able to pick up a class gift from the Office of Alumni Relations. This gift is a coffee mug created individually for each class. In previous years, each class received a […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times, Uncategorized
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Enter the world of Jumanji!

A new spin on an old storyBy Rylie Harrison | Contributor A movie starring Dwayne Johnson as a wimpy nerd, Kevin Hart as a football star, Karen Gillan as a brainiac and Jack Black as an Instagram queen? Was there any doubt this movie would be good? For some fans of […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Paul’s Picks

Album Review: “Slowdive”—Slowdive By Paul Jacobson | Contributor  Slowdive’s original run in the early 1990s followed the typical indie rock narrative: a promising debut album (1991’s “Just for a Day”), a following genre-defining classic (1993’s “Souvlaki”) and a polarizing and career-ending third album (they were dropped by their label shortly […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Jessica Schulte, who plays Dolly Gallagher Levi, and senior Austin Linder, who plays Ambrose Kemper, perform during Wednesday’s dress rehearsal before the power outage. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

“The Matchmaker”

The theatre’s final performance for the school year By Matt DeLong | Faculty Contributor  Editor’s note: Due to the power outage yesterday, the reviewer was only able to view half the show, but he had access to the entire script. For students hurtling toward finals week, the aphorism “time is […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Disney remakes

One student’s opinion about the recent “Beauty and the Beast” By Patrick Linehan | Contributor Does a “Tale as Old as Time” need to be remade? I suppose in order for it to be “Tale as Old as Time,” it would have to be eventually. “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment