Author Archives: nicholasreed1

Why “Metro 2033” is such an important development in the world of video games

By Nick Reed Arts Editor The idea of video games being an artistic medium to be taken seriously by major news outlets has not always been widely accepted. Since the days of “Pong” and Italian plumbers jumping, video games have more often than not been seen as unimportant brain candy, a filler to keep you entertained but not to be

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Student journalists reflect on self-directed advanced course

By Nick Reed Staff Editor Advanced Multimedia Political Journalism is an independent study journalism class run by students who produce written articles, videos and podcasts. The class is run like a newsroom with several Editors-in-Chief, a Webmaster and several Staff Writers churning out all different forms of content. There have been troubles, trials and tribulations. Sometimes things have been difficult,

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Billie Eilish’s “When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go” blows away expectations

By Nick Reed Arts Editor Billie Eilish, to me, has always seemed somewhat of a boring, non-offensive indie singer. She writes songs for a demographic that I’m not in, and, thusly, is someone I’ve never taken particularly seriously. Leaving the “Don’t Smile At Me” era of her career, I wasn’t particularly interested in what she would do next. That was

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City of Caterpillar is the greatest screamo act of all-time

By Nick Reed Staff Editor City of Caterpillar is a Richmond, Va. post-hardcore band that formed in 2000. Coming to be later than most of their contemporaries, City of Caterpillar stood out in the post-hardcore scene for their raw, passionate, screamed vocal deliveries, but at the same time they craft a clean-cut, well-produced overall sound. The group recorded their only

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Mentor groups define our community

By Marcelo Espinoza, Raul Martinez, Nicholas Reed and Armando Sanchez Staff Writers We wanted to know more about how our school develops community, so we turned to something exclusive to Summit Preparatory Charter High School and its Summit Public Schools affiliates: the mentor group program.  The program has been revered for building close bonds between students and their teachers by

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Summit Prep’s official podcast is live

By Nick Reed and Armando Sanchez Staff Editors Tangled Headphones Podcast #1 is now live! The official podcast for the Summit News team features sophomores Nick Reed and Armando Sanchez, as well as David Tellez, a Summit Prep History teacher. On Tangled Headphones, we will discuss everything from the local community to larger scale topics. We decided to start this podcast

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