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Mustang Solo and Ensemble Finalists Await State Competition

Jori Gelbaugh

February 12, 2015

On Saturday, select students from the Portage Central band traveled to the MSBOA District Solo and Ensemble Festival to compete for a chance to advance to the state competition. After months of preparation consisting of hours...

Choreography carries fine production of ‘West Side Story’

Olivia Oles

February 10, 2015

  This year marks the 58th anniversary of the classic musical “West Side Story." The drama department’s rendition of this timeless musical has brought nothing but praise and an extension of  two performances. Set during the '50s ...

Staff’s top 5 favorite songs of the year

Scott Solomon

December 30, 2014

Here are your Central Stampede staff's picks to their top 5 favorite songs of 2014.   Scott Solomon--Editor-in-Chief Ode to Sleep // twenty one pilots Tennis Court (Flume Remix) // Lorde/Flume Riptide // Vance Joy F...

The best music of 2014 you haven’t heard

Devon Wilson

December 19, 2014

  2014 proved to be one of the best years in recent memory for music. The amount of music I found-and fell in love with-grew exponentially as the year went on. Here are some of the greatest albums of the year that have...

Web series are growing as a storytelling medium

Shawna Huang

December 16, 2014

As the Internet continues its rise to power, a new form of media is becoming prominent: the web series. This new storytelling medium is gaining steam, with the number of web series and fanbases growing every day. Web series aren’t...

Foxes In Fiction Ontario Gothic review

Devon Wilson

November 12, 2014

“Ontario Gothic” is Warren Hillenbrand’s second full-length album as Foxes In Fiction, and his third release on his very own label, Orchid Tapes. Since he started the label in 2010, it has steadily increased in popularity...

“Interstellar” keeps you on the edge of reality…and your seat

Caitlin Matthews

November 10, 2014

Christopher Nolan, director of the “Dark Knight Trilogy” and “Inception,” has successfully created a new angle on sci-fi movies with classic elements such as time and space travel, explosions and sarcastic robots. His...

‘Midsummer Jersey’ Delivers New Edge to Shakespeare

Shawna Huang

November 5, 2014

This year’s fall production of “Midsummer Jersey,” directed by Tyler Baas and Laura Huff, is a hilarious retelling of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play takes the story to modern-day New Jersey,...

Twenty One Pilots Concert Review

Scott Solomon

October 2, 2014

The Twenty One Pilots concert in at the Orbit Room on Nov. 1st was extremely well played in a very good atmosphere. The band played for nearly two hours and pleased the crowd the entire time. Before the main show, there were...

Maze Runner Movie Review

Malak Ghazal

September 30, 2014

The Maze Runner released Friday September 19 and had a brilliant box office result of $32,512,804, and which was well deserved. For all of those people who think that this movie is a knock-off of The Hunger Games, let me assure...

‘Syro’ proves Aphex Twin is still years ahead of his contemporaries

Devon Wilson

September 22, 2014

For years, Richard D. James has been regarded as one of the most highly influential pioneers in electronic music. His work in the ‘90s helped to redefine what electronic music meant and brought new listeners into the genre....

Upcoming movie: If I Stay

Hattie Foley

June 3, 2014

On Aug. 22, the stunning book “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman will make its movie debut. The story is beautifully written, and the movie is sure to capture all who see it. The protagonist, Mia Hall, will be played by Chloe Grace...

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