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Harry Potter and the Order of Teen Angst

Harry Potter and the Order of Teen Angst

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2016


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This book really made me want to punch 15 year old Harry Potter right in his 'Chosen One' face. The book starts up the summer after sweet old Voldemort killed Cedric Diggory, Harry's opponent and sort of ally in Goblet of Fire. Harry is stuck at the Dursly's and has not heard from anyone from the...

Hillary Vs. Trump

Hillary Vs. Trump

AbbyM, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016


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America anxiously waited on the edge of their seats as the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton premiered last night. The expectations were high in drama and the debate did not disappoint. It seemed to begin like the calm before the storm because in the first thirty min...

Hope Leslie

Hope Leslie

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2016


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Written in 1827 by Catherine Sedgwick, Hope Leslie was an influential book because of its underlying feminist message, strong female characters and sympathetic stance towards Native Americans. Hope Leslie takes place in Puritan Massachusetts and focuses on numerous characters featuring Magawisca; a Pequod In...

Pete and His Sidekick Dragon

Pete and His Sidekick Dragon

KiaraC, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2016


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After a long summer of highly anticipated movies, comes a fun lighthearted movie to end the summer in an all around adventurous thriller "Pete's Dragon". Few people are aware that this 21st century film is a remake of the 1977 Disney original, where a young boy's best friend is free spirited drag...

Le Petite Prince

Le Petite Prince

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

August 31, 2016


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"The Little Prince" was originally released in 2015 in France, but was recently added to Netflix this summer. This movie is an amazing story about friendship, love, acceptance and embracing one’s childhood. The movie starts with a little girl trying to get into a prestigious school. Getting he...

The Cellar Goes Real World

The Cellar Goes Real World

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016


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Natasha Preston's book, The Cellar, is a novel that has made its way to the top of the "must read" books. I came across this book at the book store under "best seller" and wanted to see for myself if this book really should be a "best seller." Immediately when I got home I started reading. The begi...

Not in this Lifetime!

Not in this Lifetime!

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

August 6, 2016


Filed under Music

A sore throat and half deaf. These are the two signs of a good concert; Guns N’ Roses delivered this and more at their show at NRG Stadium. Even though the doors were supposed to open at 6:30 pm, they did not actually open until around 7:00 pm, which irritated many fans, but gave me a chance to tak...

Your Guide to Pokemon Go

Your Guide to Pokemon Go

BillyS, Online Editor

July 12, 2016


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If you are reading this article, then you have probably already downloaded Pokémon Go and are now looking for advice on how to create a better and more powerful stable of Pokémon so you can knock the spit out of the opposing players. You came to the right place. Pokémon go is Nintendo’s biggest...

This Book Gave Me the Sun

This Book Gave Me the Sun

SujeanS, Copy Editor

July 5, 2016


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I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson is an amazing teen novel about a pair of twins facing the world. The first thing that stood out to me was the way it was written. Nelson uses such vivid adjectives when she describes colors and feelings as well as deep, meaningful metaphors and personifications....

Simon vs. The Money-Hungry Y/A Business Agenda

Simon vs. The Money-Hungry Y/A Business Agenda

Leah T, Staff Reporter

July 2, 2016


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This book, well... tried. Simon vs. The Homo Sapien Agenda is psychologist Becky Albertalli's first book and it shows. It follows Simon, a closeted high school junior, who emails another closeted junior who goes by the name Blue. Just as they begin to fall for each other over the internet, Simon makes...

“Daredevil” Season Two Impresses

“Daredevil” Season Two Impresses

BennettR, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016


Filed under TV

I am just gonna say it. Daredevil was on of the best shows of 2015. A blind lawyer named Matt Murdock fights crime by night using his superhuman senses and extreme combat skill. The show explores darker themes than what marvel has put forth previously and completely delivers in action, drama, and pacing. I...

“Miyazaki’s Epic Masterpiece”

“Miyazaki’s Epic Masterpiece”

SujeanS, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Movies

"Miyazaki's epic masterpiece" is how Studio Ghibli's 'Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind' is described on the movie's case, and I could not have put it any better myself. This animated fantasy movie was released in 1985 and directed by the genius Hayao Miyazaki. It is about a young princess named Nausicaä...

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