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Team 484: Roboforce wraps a successful season of competition

Matt D'Angeli, Contributor

May 27, 2014

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In the club's fifteenth year, the Haverford Robotics Club, FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Team 484: Roboforce, attended two District Events in the Mid-Atlantic Robotics (MAR) Region. At the Springside Chestnut Hill District Eve...

HHS alum Alex Giannascoli teases debut LP with new track

Timothy Mulhern, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2014

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Dubbed "the internet's secret best songwriter" by New York-based music publication THE FADER, HHS alumnus Alex Giannascoli (known professionally as "Alex G") has been making waves on the internet with his most recent leak "Harv...

World War II and its affect on family life

Michael Murphy, Contributor

May 19, 2014

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When the U.S. entered World War II, the nation geared up to support the war effort. Men and women worked at home to fight the war on the home front. The separation from fathers and sons who went off to war left devastating effects on f...

Family life during the United States Civil War

Michael Murphy, Contributor

May 15, 2014

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During the study of the Civil War, family life is often overlooked in favor of the concentration on battlefields and politicians. The Civil War split many families and friends, and brother fought brother on the battlefield. In some area...

Springsteen revisits live favorites, deep cuts on “High Hopes”

Timothy Mulhern, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2014

Filed under Features, Showcase

If you've followed the trajectory of Bruce Springsteen's music for any amount of time, you know the basis of his subject matter. 2012's Wrecking Ball took on the problems of the American workingman (at that time famously dubbed t...

Golden Globes Recap: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler entertain again

Bridget Murray and Maddie Pelchat, Contributor

January 26, 2014

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Hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards took place January 12, 2014. The opening monologue poked fun at multiple A-listers in attendance, namely Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, and...

David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” entertains

Bridget Murray, Contributor

January 5, 2014

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“Everybody hustles to survive.” This quote encompasses all aspects of the new Sony Pictures film American Hustle. Writer and director David O. Russell adds American Hustle to a successful group of holiday-released films unde...

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