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FACE Performs at FHS

Laura Brack | Jan 28 2015 | in Arts & Culture

On the night of FACE’s concert at Fairview, January 9th, the school was packed to the brim. The line extended far into the hallway, and when the d...

Sparkman Revision: The Real Best Album of 2014 Is:

Mike Sparkman | Jan 21 2015 | in Arts & Culture

If you are a frequent reader of The Royal Banner, you probably know that we in the Entertainment section made a list of the top albums (along wit...

The Interview Review

Cameron Walsh | Jan 21 2015 | in Arts & Culture

When you combine tigers, assassination plots, and Katy Perry’s “Firework”, you can already tell you’re in for a very controversial movie. From th...

Classic Holiday Movies Ranking

Izzy Zuniga | Dec 16 2014 | in Arts & Culture

Nothing is more enjoyable during the Holiday Season than watching holiday movies. The Royal Banner decided to rank these classic movies from wors...

Top Albums and Songs of 2014

Mike Sparkman | Dec 15 2014 | in Arts & Culture

This year, my pick for best album goes to “Benji” by Sun Kil Moon. Rarely does an album focused largely on death with sparse instrumentation and s...

Top Movies and TV Shows of 2014

Varun Narayanswamy | Dec 15 2014 | in Arts & Culture

Not only were there new movies this year, but there were also new TV shows. This year had an outburst of amazing new seasons and premieres. The Ro...

Album Review: Sonic Highways by the Foo Fighters

Mike Sparkman | Dec 10 2014 | in Arts & Culture

The Foo Fighters have been a band now for more than twenty years, releasing their fair share of decent quasi-alternative rock, along with a consis...

Why People Are Interested in Zombies

Ben Gelderloos | Nov 14 2014 | in Arts & Culture

This year, many students dressed up as the undead for Halloween and as the Walking Dead enters its 5th season, it is hard to not notice the large ...

Keller Kam

Mike Sparkman | Nov 5 2014 | in Arts & Culture