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Music To Study To

Brian Mignogna, Contributor September 12, 2023

As the school year begins once again, every student eventually has to become accustomed to a new study routine. Even so, this is something nobody looks forward to, which is why procrastination affects...

Taken from Wikipedia, though can be found in other sources

Getting Started in Showbiz: Introducing Muse

Brian Mignogna, Contributor May 26, 2023

Introduction: Muse, the gloomy space rock band with songs about relationships and black holes, was formed in 1994 in Devon, England, consisting of members Matthew Bellamy on vocals, lead guitar and keyboards,...

Specific image taken from 25 Years Later: OK Computer by Boise Highlights. Originally designed by visual collaborator Stanley Donwood and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.

Examining the OK Computer: Radiohead

Brian Mignogna, Contributor May 24, 2023

Introduction: Radiohead, the band music nerds love and casual listeners know, was formed in 1985 at Abington School in Oxfordshire, England. The band is composed of frontman Thom Yorke, Johnny and Colin...

Mannheim Orchestra at Youngstown University

The Mentor Orchestra Concert Season in Review

Casey Gray, Contributor May 10, 2023

Before the school year started, individuals of Mannheim Orchestra went down to Youngstown University for a week. During this week, every day there were eight to ten hours of rehearsal along with team bonding. The...

FCMB Homecoming Parade

The Year That Was for the Mentor Band Program

Drew Parker, Contributor May 8, 2023

Before this School Year The past couple years have been very difficult for the band program with the onset and attempted recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2020-2021 school year, the Fighting...

Mentor Top 25 Gears Up for Annual Big Show

Mentor Top 25 Gears Up for Annual “Big Show”

Doug Slovenkay, Contributor May 5, 2023

Alright, let's rock and roll! Mentor High School's Top 25 show choir is gearing up to put on their annual Big Show that's going to be totally rad - like totally! So mark your calendars for Friday, May...

Scene from On A Wing and A Prayer

“On A Wing and A Prayer”: Movie Review (5/5)

Evelyn Megery, Editor May 1, 2023
An inspirational story released on Amazon Prime during Easter Weekend
Mamma Mia! Its Spring Musical Time!

“Mamma Mia!” It’s Spring Musical Time!

Joshua Schmitt and Doug Slovenkay April 20, 2023

Throughout the first few months of 2023, Mentor Theatre has been working hard to provide audiences with the exuberant Greek-set musical that is Mamma Mia! At long last the cast and crew members have the...

Taken from Wikipedia, though can be found in various sources.

Looking Back At “Born to Run”

Brian Mignogna, Contributor April 5, 2023

Introduction: Singer-songwriter and rock star Bruce Springsteen, "Born in the U.S.A." on September 23, 1949, would grow up in Freehold, New Jersey, eventually leading him to the Jersey Shore where he...

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Originally designed by graphic designer Storm Thorgerson with Aubrey Powell for their company Hipgnosis.

Journeying to the Dark Side of the Moon

Brian Mignogna, Contributor March 16, 2023

Introduction: Pink Floyd, the group you know for rainbows and walls, was a British psychedelic rock band formed in London, England, in 1965. Though their lineup would change constantly throughout their...

Mentor High School: Art Show And Poetry Slam

Mentor High School: Art Show And Poetry Slam

Loren Wandersleben, Contributor March 7, 2023

Youth-Art-Month is calling all artists, poets, and creative writers for an Art Show and Poetry Slam! The third month of the year is an exciting time - Youth Art Month! This national...

Taken from Wikipedia, though can be found in various sources.

This Is Why: Paramore’s New Album

Brian Mignogna, Contributor March 3, 2023

Introduction: Rock, emo, and pop-punk band Paramore was formed in 2004 in Franklin, Tennessee, with their original lineup consisting of frontwoman Hayley Williams, brothers Zack and Josh Farro, Jeremy...

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