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Whose Cup? The Hockey Finals Are Worth a Look

By Aidan Linscott: Ice hockey. That sport most Americans associate with maple syrup, moose, and people that are Santa’s neighbors.  Many have never even heard of the Stanley Cup.  Unfortunately, the final tournament of the National Hockey League is drowned out in the media by

Schwarzenegger Fans: ‘Ex Machina’ Presents a New Android

  By Aidan Linscott: Ex Machina changes the game for blockbuster films exploring the alluring, yet frightening prospect of artificial intelligence. Many productions addressing the age-old science fiction topic of AI rivaling human intelligence present a violent conflict between machines and humans. Director Alex Garland

“Great Changes” – Students Come Out at Assembly

  By Amanda Douglas: On March 26th, the school sat in the Jewett Family Theater after a series of announcements during a Monday assembly, when I’m Coming Out by Diana Ross washed over the crowd. Four students ran up the stairs and onto the stage.

Seniors Yet to Recieve Approval for Prank

By Krish Chinai: Every year, Branson’s senior class can host “Senior Prank Day,” a day with a well-designed prank on the rest of the school. So far, however, Branson’s seniors have pitched two ideas that have not been approved by the administration. The first idea

Cast Rehearses Long Hours for “Curtains” – Branson’s Spring Musical

By Amanda Douglas In less than two weeks, the Branson Spring Musical, “Curtains,” will debut in the Jewett Family Theater. The musical “is a backstage murder mystery set in 1959 at Boston’s Colonial Theatre,” said Maura Vaughn, Branson’s acting teacher and the director and co-choreographer of