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Twice-Told Tale

Twice-Told Tale

(Above) Aly and AJ opened the concert with their
hypnotic folk voices and playful guitar strings. The two
sisters had an empathetic connection with each other
that radiated far beyond the stage. They certainly had
the crowd cheering, especially for fans who know them
from the Disney Channel airing their shows. All photos

by Serena Young.

Ben Platt Has a New Platform

Delaney Bolstein and Serena Young, Co-Editor/Director of Media and Director of Advertising October 31, 2022

Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award-winning artist, Ben Platt, hit the road after the release of his sophomore album, Reverie, a year ago. Reverie, as an album, encapsulates Platt’s blooming love life in his...

(Above) Brad Pitt is an interesting actor mainly
because of the things he performs and makes. He
is a truly talented actor that always brings a smile
to many people’s faces, and he’s always doing so
much for the community. He’s also the founder of a
renowned charity named Make it Right Foundation
that has aided more than five million dollars worth
in damage costs with aiding the 9th ward district in

New Orleans. He started the cause in 2007 accord-
ing to InsidePhilanthropy.com. According to that

same site, he built over 150 enviromentally friendly
houses to rebuild families and give them places to
call home. talking to news outlets, Look To The Stars,
he has said, “We’ve got to push to get these levees
taken care of in the correct fashion.” He is such an
interesting actor, and he needs to do more films and
overall needs to keep doing what he has done best: acting. Photo courtesy of IMDb.com.

Brad Pitt Rises From The Pits

Zane Rimes, Director of Advertising October 17, 2022

Brad Pitt is a renowned actor in The Lost City, Bullet Train, and Ad Astra. Many of these movies are considered his magnum opus and are some of the best works he is involved/worked on. Brad Pitt started...

(Left) Situated just outside Atlanta, the Coca Cola Roxy, holding just 3,600 people became a
place filled with teenage girls screaming about exes and heartbreak. The five minute walk to the
theatre from my hotel went past the Atlanta Braves’ Stadium, and the game-day chants greatly
contrasted the giggles from concert goers. And honestly, I felt a little bit judged by the macho
ment with their loaded hot dogs and foaming beer. Photo by Delaney Bolstein.

A Little Bit Sour

Delaney Bolstein, Co-Editor October 3, 2022

After the release of her debut album, Sour, a speech at the White House, a Disney documentary, and three Grammys, Olivia Rodrigo kicked off her first world tour. Small venues made up the majority of her...

 (Above) Disney and Universal have always been rivals, but when it comes to the guest, visitors just want the most enjoyable experience. Zane Rimes, grade 10, explained, “When I got to do the seven-night stay at Disney after my battle with cancer, we had a special room at Disney, and I got to cut to the front of the lines at any ride at all of the parks. This was in 2013.” Graphic courtesy of micechat.com.

A World or Universe of Possibilities

Emily Cypher, Staff September 15, 2022

Universal Studios and Walt Disney World are two of the most well-known amusement parks. Many people from all walks of life travel to each of these destinations in order to make lasting memories. The majority...

My Unfinished Face, Merium Qureshi, Grade 10, Embroidery.

By Any Other Name Showcases Another Season of Art

Amanda Wiboon, Co-editor and Director of Media May 11, 2022

By Any Other Name, award-winning Upper School literary magazine, released its spring publication after the success of Arts in April. Ranked First Place in the nation amongst private schools of the same...

(Left) Pointe Orlando recently underwent a $32 million redevelopment which included a new corridor nicknamed “The Link,” which connects visitors from the I-Drive entrance to the back of

the complex. A new modern seating area also caters to guests who want to explore the variety of new restaurants and socialize.

Exciting Entertainment Revives I-Drive

Luis Roldan Cuba, Co-Editor March 28, 2022

In Orlando, there’s no shortage of entertainment options, especially considering that the city has long held the title as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. But with the swift impact of the...

Users of TikTok scroll through their For You Page or “FYP” to view a feed of videos that an algorithm thinks they will like. Getting lost within the billions of videos, TikTok is known to take up hours of a user’s day.  Influencers recently have been starting their platforms through TikTok, as it has proven to allow creators to grow faster than other platforms.

Influencers Set Unrealistic Expectations

Arya Sant, Staff March 18, 2022

In today’s day and age, social media has a large influence on how individuals in society live their everyday lives. If you walk into a room full of kids on their phones, chances are that most will be...

(Above) Ideas for the film Nomadland began in 2018 when Chloé Zhao, Peter Spears, and Frances McDormand met in McDormand’s apartment to discuss the film. During that discussion, it was evident that Zhao should take the position of director of the film. They heavily took inspiration from Jessica Bruder’s book Nomadland which focused on similar themes of community and freedom.

Oscars Spotlight Top Films in the Industry

Alexandra Caballero, Copy Editor March 8, 2022

In 2022, the Oscars, also commonly known as the Academy Awards, will be joining together for their 94th year of the award ceremony. The globally recognized awards ceremony seeks to highlight artistic...

(Above) With the resources available on campus, The Podcast Club utilizes Lake Highland’s Toby Wosskow Film Studio in order to produce the highest quality podcasts possible. By brainstorming, revising, recording and editing, The Podcast Club’s acquired technical expertise has been critical to foster media development on campus.

Media Clubs Create New Buzz

Zeal Patel, Co-Editor March 7, 2022

From the Dungeon & Dragon’s club to the Rock Painting club, the student body’s interests are vastly diverse. At Lake Highland, many people hope to create genuine and impactful clubs and organizations...

Janmashtami is a festival annually celebrated in August or September to respect the birth of Lord Krishna, the eight avatar of Vishnu. To celebrate, followers fast the entire day, partake in devotional rituals such as kirtans, or songs of devotion, create flower garlands, read religious scriptures, and clothe and bathe a Krishna idol. At midnight, the fast is broken and a food is offered to the idol before consumption. Throughout the celebration, embroidered clothing is worn, especially the dressed-up youth.

Exploring Unknown Facets of Hindu Temples

Santiago Calderon and Zeal Patel, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor February 24, 2022

As the world has become more culturally diverse and interconnected, it can be easy to overlook the independent importance religion has for people other than oneself. In particular, there are a lot of aspects...

By Zane Rimes

The Four Year Struggle

Zane Rimes, Staff February 22, 2022

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