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We Met at Midnight
We Met at Midnight
Grace Haugk, Staff Reporter • November 16, 2022

On Oct. 21, Taylor Swift asked that we meet her at midnight for her new album, “Midnights”. Her first new album since “evermore” in December 2020, this composition highlights thirteen sleepless nights throughout her life. It was an immediate hit, breaking global Spotify records of the app’s most-streamed album in one day. As of Oct. 31, she held all ten of the Top 10 spots for “Billboard...

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TTE Stays Radiant
TTE Stays Radiant
Ria Gupta, Business Editor • November 15, 2022
The Troy Theatre Ensemble opens with their fall play, “Radium Girls”, on Nov. 18, Nov. 19, and Nov. 20 in the Troy High School auditorium. “Radium Girls” tells the tale of three U.S. Radium Corporation employees who fall victim to a mysterious illness.
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Deranged Dahmer
Deranged Dahmer
Lilly Martin, Staff Reporter • November 11, 2022

Content Warning: Mentions of rape, murder, cannibalism, death and drugs. The Netflix Original series, “Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” was released on Sept. 21, 2022. This show was created as an informative piece to explore the deranged hobbies that led to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s horrendous crimes. This show is introduced with the main characters: Jeffrey Dahmer (Evan Peters,...

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Fostering Success
Fostering Success
Megan Sims, Staff Reporter • November 2, 2022
The Troy Theatre Ensemble won three Sutton Foster Awards for their production of “Mamma Mia!”.
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A Fistful of Metal - How the Punch Came Back to Hit Us
A Fistful of Metal - How the Punch Came Back to Hit Us
Laith Hermiz, Staff Reporter • October 31, 2022
 In 1970, Black Sabbath released “Paranoid.” Critics hated the pounding drums, dark bass and loud, distorted electric guitar. But the people who loved it went on to form a new genre of music: Heavy Metal.
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It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus
It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus
Keira Mertz, Staff Reporter • October 27, 2022

At midnight on Sept. 30, the sequel to the Halloween classic “Hocus Pocus” was released on Disney+. The expectations that I had for this movie were on the floor. “Hocus Pocus” is not only one of my favorite Halloween movies, it is one of my favorite movies overall. This movie came out in 1993 and was filmed in Salem, Massachusetts. The atmosphere that this movie emanates is what made it so...

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BFFR
BFFR
Grace Haugk, Staff Reporter • October 27, 2022

What began as a fun pastime on a few college campuses has proceeded to take the world by storm in merely a few months. In early 2022, BeReal swept French university campuses before crossing the pond to make its way onto the phones of American college students. Now, almost 60 percent of Troy High students have downloaded this new anti-Instagram social media app.  The idea behind BeReal is to...

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Patient Number 9: Paging Ozzy Osbourne
Patient Number 9: Paging Ozzy Osbourne
Laith Hermiz, Michelle Baik, Alyson Matuza, and Ashley Park September 29, 2022

Black Sabbath, the band that invented metal, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. They also won two Grammy Awards for ‘Best Metal Performance.’ Ozzy Osbourne, the main singer of Black Sabbath, was notoriously known for being able to perfectly become one with the guitar's riffs. He was praised for making political music while still keeping the traditional rock and roll feel....

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DWD: Done With Drama
DWD: Done With Drama
Mehereen Kaur and Madeline Hiser September 29, 2022

On Sept. 4, 2022, the new movie Don’t Worry Darling premiered at the Venice Film Festival. This new thriller directed by Olivia Wilde not only became popular from the talented cast, but all of the drama that came into view. It all started with Florence Pugh, who didn’t show up to the press before the premiere. Pugh is the one of the lead protagonists, along with Harry Styles. Pugh’s absence at...

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Dishing Out Diversity
Dishing Out Diversity
Ria Gupta and Grace Haugk September 29, 2022

Only 11.9 percent of TV shows and 3.1 percent of books targeted towards Gen Z have at least one LGBTQ+ character, while over 20 percent of Gen Z identifies as a part of the LGBTQ+ community. This doesn’t only apply to LGBTQ+ people; all minority groups are affected by both a lack of representation and misrepresentation in the media. At The Chariot, we know how important it is for stories surrounding...

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