Friar's Lantern

Teachers and administrators remember opening of Duffy Center after 10 years

Joe Lister

January 31, 2018

Ten years ago, the Duffy Arts Center opened its doors to Malvern Prep, creating a gateway to an increase of popularity for the arts. Fr. James Flynn remembers a lot from ten years ago, when construction was finished on the Duffy Arts Center. A...

Ranking the best movie soundtracks

Sean Oates

January 31, 2018

Does 18 years of watching movies qualify this reviewer to create rankings of the top five films with the best soundtracks? Sure. A film has to have quality acting, set design, and plot to be considered a good movie. But what can take a...

Desmond Papariello ’18 signs with Garuda Music

Dan King

March 1, 2017

From DJing at homecoming to playing drums, Papariello is Malvern’s music man. Junior Desmond Papariello has loved music his entire life, but he never thought that one day he would have his songs on Spotify or make money from ...

Jazz Band goes back to Florida

Steve O'Meara

February 2, 2017

The band is given the opportunity to perform in Disney every two years for an extended weekend During an extended weekend off after Christmas break, the band was able to have a concert in Disney under the bright sun. Every oth...

Student band Wilson plays gig in Ardmore

Sean Ward

February 2, 2017

Trio of seniors performs set at local tavern - and settles on a name   The band Wilson gave its first performance at The Rusty Nail in Ardmore on January 21, 2017, but this wasn’t the first time that the band i...

Artist of the Issue: Dylan Tran ’19

Mike Harrington

May 24, 2016

This talented pianist can be heard frequently tapping away at the keys of the piano in Stewart Hall. Freshman Dylan Tran is an excellent piano player who has performed in many recitals and has exhibited his skill frequently o...

Music staff enthusiastic about Recording Studio

Joe Markferding

December 16, 2015

A history of the state-of-the-art Malvern Recording Studio, and where it may lead students in the future On the second floor of the Duffy Arts Center, right behind the choral room, there are students learning how to mak...

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