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Twenty-One Pilots Concert: A Transformative Experience

Twenty-One Pilots Concert: A Transformative Experience

Cheyenne Hamilton, Staff Writer February 14, 2019

After spending $480 on two tickets to the Twenty One Pilots concert on October 28th, I was really hoping that the experience would be worth what I paid. As the concert approached, I was afraid to even...

On a Different Note: Jazz Band versus Marching Band

On a Different Note: Jazz Band versus Marching Band

Emily Paluba, Staff Writer May 11, 2018

Cherokee High School is blessed with an outstanding music program. With a myriad of groups to take part in, like Beginner Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, and several other...

Fall Out Boys Switch In Style Meets Mixed Response

Fall Out Boy’s Switch In Style Meets Mixed Response

Aayushi Parikh, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 12, 2018

Fall Out Boy was formed by friends Joe Trohman and Pete Wentz outside Chicago in 2001. Since then, the band has been making wonderful music and reaching a broader audience with every album that they release....

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Emily Paluba, Staff Writer February 1, 2018

On December 20, Mr. Earl Philips, Cherokee's Jazz Band director, put together a concert featuring his current jazz band, along with an alumni band consisting of a variety of his past students from his...

Cardi B attends Power 105.1s Powerhouse 2017 at the Barclays Center on October 26, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York City City.

The New Queen of Rap

Cameron Dockery, Staff Writer December 7, 2017

In what has seemed like the blink of an eye, rap has a new icon: Cardi B. For the first time in a long time, there is a female sitting on many rap accolades. Cardi B has turned one song, “Bodak Yellow,”...

New Class Creates New Vibe In Music Department

New Class Creates New Vibe In Music Department

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 27, 2017

For this current school year, Cherokee added a new music class to its repertoire of course offerings: Piano Lab. One class is taught by Cherokee Choral Director, Mrs. Nicole Snodgrass, while the other...

Laura Duffy, Abi Sanie, Sophia Fortuna, Aren Duffy, Ryan Fanelli

B Flat’s Major Debut

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 26, 2017

On October 26, Seniors and Parents celebrated together at the annual Senior Pinning ceremony. The event had some great aspects, but one of the most stand out moments of the night was when a group of five...

Ed Sheerans Divide Multiplies Fan Base

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Multiplies Fan Base

Aayushi Parikh, Staff Writer May 5, 2017
After taking a year off, Ed Sheeran finally stepped out of the shadows and into the limelight. The singer made a shocking comeback by releasing two new singles at once. These songs soared to the top of the charts before he released his new album, Divide. This album helped Sheeran add to his already growing fan base. On March 3rd, he released both the standard and deluxe versions of his album. Knowing Sheeran, fans expected nothing but lyrical genius from him.
The Cherokee marching band under the Friday night lights

The Instrumental Question: Is Marching Band a Sport?

Clarisa Moreno-Middleberg, Staff Writer April 4, 2017

Behind the scenes of most major high school sporting events there lies a marching band.  The activity is primarily considered a part of the arts but as it has evolved, its parallels with  “traditional”...

The Sweet Sounds of the Choral Winter Concert

The Sweet Sounds of the Choral Winter Concert

Ashley Fowler, Opinion Editor April 3, 2017

On Thursday, December 14, Cherokee’s choral music program held its annual winter concert. This year the concert featured student teacher Mr. Thomas, who had been teaching alongside Ms. Snodgrass for...

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