The Rider Chronicle

Battle of the Arts 5 : Applied vs Applied

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 21, 2017


Filed under Feature

We have learned to only view the visual and musical beauties of the Fine Arts without considering that not even our acting or dancing could be art. Performing Arts aside, Battle of the Art’s next observation is of the Applied Arts which has seen to be the most neglected of the artistic perceptions. De...

Battle of the Arts 4 : Fine vs Fine

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 21, 2017


Filed under Feature

Music is a special form of art. One that is split between Performing and Fine Arts. Focusing on the Fine Art side, with the rest of Fine Arts stuck in the moment of time it is framed, music is a wavering experience that comes and goes in the moment notes leave the instrument and fade upon invisible yet exp...

A ‘Major’ Change

A ‘Major’ Change

Chris Greenwood, Co-Chief Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Feature, News, Rider Chronicle

Most days, Senior Army Instructor Robert Smith doesn't just step into his car and spend 20 minutes travelling to work. He spends about one and a half hours and crosses a state border to teach his classes. "I started getting information on JROTC about 2 years before my retirement and always, in some...

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Senior

This is for scientific purposes. Not research. Lol.

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Senior

Performing is typically an art believed to be just an art rather than Fine Art. In reality, performing makes up its own art form which is the third art category that Battle of the Arts will observe. Performing Art is debatably the only art category that can put up a challenge to the music side of Fine Arts ...

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Slideshows

Everywhere you look, there is art. The difference between visually hidden and apparent ideas within art drive two conflicting methods of application and expression by interpretation of onlookers. Battle of the Arts will be an observation of the art forms that cultivate today’s society, projected through t...

New Voter Advise

New Voter Advise

Maria Gandy, Reporter/Illustrator

December 7, 2016


Filed under Advice Column, Feature, News

For many reasons this particular election is one like no other. A famous businessman with little political experience, but a headstrong boldness is going against the first female candidate who has political experience is going to make the competition fierce. Many veteran voters are rattled by the optio...

National Merit Awards

National Merit Awards

Chloe Pak, Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Senior

Two hundred and twenty-three. The score that opened so many opportunities and brought justice to every second spent prepping. With this score came the title: National Merit Semi-finalist. Rider Senior Madison Carlston has spent hours of her time, years even, dedicated to preparing for the SAT. ...

Breaking the Record

Breaking the Record

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Feature, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

Rider swim team breaks a long standing record at invitational.

Ballot Influence

Ballot Influence

Lydia Angel, Co-Editor/Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Feature, News

Before heading to the polls, people are influenced in different ways as to how they will cast their ballot.

Lipsynch

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Feature

Lip Synch is a much loved production put on by Rider Theatre every year. It is exactly what it sounds like, the actors dance and lip synch to music according to the show’s theme. In year’s “Hall of Fame” Lip Synch, artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie live on, on stage at least. With the...

Chasing the Waves

Chasing the Waves

Myla Johnston, Reporter

May 27, 2016


Filed under Feature, Video

Sophomore Trinity Kronlein sat in her room, writing in a notebook full of poems. Her phone went off, Kronlein looked over and when she saw a message from freshman Aiden Potter, she played the recording. As she began to listen to the guitar solo, She looked back at her notebook. This was the beginning...

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