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The Tower

How Are Performing Arts Classes Moving Online?
Zoom Tips and Tricks
Is It Moral to Give Ventilators Only to the Healthiest Patients?
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What You Need to Know About the 2020 Democratic Candidates
Little Women: A Review
Defined Lines
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Controversy at the Civic: Dear Evan Hansen Comes to San Diego
The Tower During Campus Closure for Coronavirus
Dr. Marisa Zens’ Visit
International Mother Language Day Celebration Comes to Bishop’s
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Seeing is Believing: The Museum Experience in the Digital Age

Amy Carlyle, Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2020

‘Aesthetic’: an adjective, defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “made in an artistic way and beautiful to look at.” Its use first spiked in July 2014, according to the Urban Dictionary, and since has continued along its trajectory; the word has evolved in connotation, becoming not only an adjective but a noun. An ‘aesthetic’ is now a set of cohesive artistic principles to apply in...

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Twelfth Night: A Recap

Harper White, Copy Editor
March 5, 2020

On the 27, 28, and 29 of February, the winter play took to the stage: William Shakespeare’s historied comedy, Twelfth Night. Spectators filled the theater each night to watch as the cast—played by students with a range of experience, from Bishop’s theater veterans to first-time actors—and crew put on performance after gut-busting performance of the show.  The performances of Twelfth Night...

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Becoming: How Musical Theatre 8 Brought Their Broadway Revue to the Stage

Kasie Leung, Staff Writer
December 19, 2019

“Musical Theater 8 [MT8] was an unforgettable learning experience that gave me a chance to improve my own skills and get closer to my peers. The best part was getting to hang out with my peers backstage during tech week where we shared laughs, memories, pre-show nerves, and went through about 10 dozen packets of hair ties.” Mia Bravo ('24)  reflected on her experience performing in MT8’s Broadway...

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Debates, Dropouts, and Diversity

Kasie Leung, Staff Writer
March 18, 2020

If you’ve stumbled upon this article without reading my last article about the Democratic Candidates, you can find it here.  It started in December. California Senator Kamala Harris dropped out of the 2020 Democratic Primary. Next was Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. In January, it was New Jersey Senator Cory Booker. After the New Hampshire Primaries, even more candidates...

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Updated? Check.

Crystal Li, Staff Writer
December 20, 2019

Locally? Recent California fires, check. Nationally? The impeachment controversy, check. Internationally? The Hong Kong protests, check. Often, we question the importance of being up-to-date with our world, ignoring the fact that our world is becoming more and more tech-dependent and modern; the frequent use of sophisticated technologies exposes us to parts of the world we are unfamiliar with, thus...

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Harry Steals Hearts Once More

Harper White, Copy Editor
December 19, 2019

It’s happened. It’s finally happened. The moment millions across the world have been waiting since May of 2017. Harry Styles, former boyband extraordinaire and current solo musician — and actor, on the rare occasion — released his sophomore album on December 13, after first being announced on the singer’s Instagram account on November 4. True to his word, Styles has finally released his...

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