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The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

The student news site of Harding Charter Preparatory High School

The Marionette

Man on the Street — What are you listening to?

Campbell Hans, Emma Attig, Reporters March 1, 2022

Campbell Hans and Emma Attig ask the HCP Eagles: What are you listening to?

The Stray Kids at the Fact Music Awards. Bang Chan was accused of cultural appropriation after wearing his hair in cornrows in 2019.

Cultural Appropriation in K-Pop

Paola Zapata , Reporter May 6, 2021
“I feel like the idols and the companies need to be held accountable. Companies need to understand that their idols are an image of them as well and that simple things like deleting a post or apologizing will not be enough anymore. These idols are adults and older teenagers, taking the time to learn about EVERYONE'S culture is the least they can do,” said HCP sophomore Mulan Bridges.
Halftime show that was a Blinding light

Halftime show that was a Blinding light

Lilly Franca, Reporter February 25, 2021

The players left the field, and from the darkness, he emerged, clad in a red glittery jacket and black gloves, surrounded by blinding lights. The Weeknd was on the Superbowl halftime stage, and he was...

Sophie Xeon

Immortal through art: remembering the life of SOPHIE

Katie Hillemeyer, Editor February 11, 2021

Singer and producer Sophie Xeon, known mononymously as SOPHIE, passed away on Jan. 30 from an accidental fall at the age of 34. "True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon...

C.A.L.M. down with Five Seconds of Summers new album

C.A.L.M. down with Five Seconds of Summer’s new album

Lilly Franca, Reporter November 30, 2020

The start of the pandemic was hectic, but with a new smooth pop sound, Five Seconds of Summer dropped their album C.A.L.M. at a time when many needed it.  5SOS has transitioned from its traditional...

Victor Nyugen (Left), Kelli Taylor (Center), and Jackson Burnette (Right) taking a picture after the concert.

Seniors spend last year at All State

Alice Bennett, Reporter February 4, 2020

Violinist Victor Nyugen and bassist Jackson Burnette traveled to Tulsa in mid-January for the annual OMEA All-State clinic, a group they auditioned for in December. The group performed under the direction...

How it “All Falls Down,” the Black community challenging high fashion

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator February 28, 2019

In 2004, a young Chicago producer named Kanye West released his first studio album: "The College Dropout." One of the standout songs on the 21-track LP was the song “All Falls Down,” a soulful, four-minute...

The album art for Lamars third album, 2015s To Pimp A Butterfly.

Kendrick Lamar: A voice of a generation

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator February 27, 2019

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born  June 17, 1987, in Compton, Cali. Kendrick's life would change forever at the young age of 8 years old, when he was "inspired" after he saw Tupac Shakur, during the filming...

Promotional poster for the Green Book.

“Green Book” rolls into theaters just in time for the Holiday Season

Xavier Rhone, Reporter / Social Media Coordinator December 10, 2018

The historically-inspired dramatic comedy "Green Book" tells the story of an African-American pianist, Dr. Don Shirley, on a concert tour of the Jim Crow era Deep South. Shirley enlists the help of slick-talking...

Two students selected for regional honor orchestra

Dylan DelCol, Reporter November 7, 2018

Two HCP Juniors, Victor Nguyen and Jackson Burnette, have been chosen for 6th violin chair and 1st bass chair from a regional pool of competitors for the annual North Central Honor Orchestra (NCHO). They...

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