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The Color of Law opens readers eyes to history of segregation

The Color of Law opens reader’s eyes to history of segregation

Maddie Ngo March 13, 2023

“Today’s residential segregation in the North, South, Midwest, and West is not the unintended consequence of individual choices and of otherwise well-meaning law or regulation but of unhidden public...

The orchestra and combined choirs, led by music teacher Adam Grossman perform Vivaldis Gloria

Student musicians captivate audience in Winterfest performance

Evelyn Mace, Arts editor February 16, 2023

North’s wind ensemble, symphonic band, combined choirs, and orchestra wove together sophisticated harmonies in Winterfest, the school’s annual winter concert. Directed and conducted by music teachers...

The Menu captivates audiences with ominous, entrancing plot

The Menu captivates audiences with ominous, entrancing plot

Neria Abbimutt, Arts editor February 13, 2023

The Menu, directed by Mark Mylod, is an unconventional thriller with alluring twists and a maniacal ulterior motive.  The movie was released Nov. 18, 2022, and has since gained significant traction...

Audience members begin to wave lights during All Of Me.

Lost and Found empowers the voices of BIPOC students

Eric Lam, Arts editor February 6, 2023

Lost and Found amplified the voices of students of color and presented a variety of performances. Directed by seniors Margot Carmona-Born, Hillary Mukasa, and Catia Schiff, the cabaret-style show ran from...

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors provides audience with a night of laughter

Bad Auditions by Bad Actors provides audience with a night of laughter

Leah Ziskin, Arts editor February 3, 2023

As each new personality arrived on the stage, the cast of Bad Auditions by Bad Actors made sure the play lived up to its name, showing the many ways to fail an audition. The staged reading filled the...

Jubilee Singers perform at Norths MLK Day celebration in the auditorium, Monday, Jan. 16.

MLK Day celebration honors Black voices through music, speeches

Peter Edwards January 24, 2023

Students and speakers from across Newton celebrated the life and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. with speeches, poems, and music at the 55th Annual Community Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr....

Godspell combines biblical messages with musical fun

Godspell combines biblical messages with musical fun

Savannah Bond November 28, 2022

Gospell flung Jesus and his parables into the 21st century. Directed by seniors Jack Kalish-Demaris and Ava Lyons, the musical ran Nov. 9-12 in the Little Theatre. Theatre Ink’s small musical featured...

The cast of Nitrous Oxide poses before rehearsal.

Nitrous Oxide strives to improve gender representation in comedy

Savannah Bond November 8, 2022

Students in Theatre Ink’s sketch comedy show Nitrous Oxide have been focusing on increasing gender equality in comedy performances. Over the last several years, directors of Nitrous Oxide, a sketch...

Junior Sonia Murthy and sophomores Amelie Raynes, and Anna Scales work on creating costumes for the upcoming musical Godspell.

North’s stage crew works to provide setting, context to Theatre Ink shows

Leah Ziskin October 24, 2022

Whether musical or improvised, the glitz and glamor of every show put on by North’s theater program, Theatre Ink, is evident in its polished and well executed shows. But behind the finished product,...

People gather for Newtonville Village Day Sunday, Sept. 18.

Newtonville Village Day celebrated community with vendors, music

Anishka Srikanth October 12, 2022

Newtonville Village Day brought excitement to Newtonville with local artists, vendors, and live music on Sunday, Sept. 18. The event was organized by Newtonville Area Council as an annual community event. “Newtonville...

(photo courtesy of TheatreInk)

Much Ado About Nothing livens theater with roller derby

Emma Brignall April 28, 2022

North and South's recent play opened not with typical Shakespearean dialogue, nor with the actors walking onstage, but with a roller derby bout. Every year North and South put on a joint Shakespeare show...

(photo courtesy of Theatre Ink)

Spontaneous Generation humors audience with four nights of improvisation

Savannah Bond April 14, 2022

Spontaneous Generation brought tears of laughter to the audience’s eyes with improvised skits and clever comebacks. Directed by senior Sam Melville and junior Ella Reid, Spon Gen ran  March 30 to April...

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