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Joey Graceffa’s ‘Children of Eden’ Reveals Youtuber’s Talent for Writing

Joey Graceffa’s ‘Children of Eden’ Reveals Youtuber’s Talent for Writing

By Catherine Wiesehuegel, Reporter

January 10, 2017

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When I picked this book off the shelf, I didn’t notice that it was written by popular YouTuber Joey Graceffa. But once I realized my blunder, my expectations for this book were immediately tarnished...

Reading the World

Reading the World

December 26, 2016

A year or so ago, I watched a TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talk by writer and editor Ann Morgan called My Year Reading a Book from Every Country in the World. I was immediately captivated by the title, as anything involving reading and books fascinates...

Ugly Sweaters on Display

Ugly Sweaters on Display

By Haley Haverda, Reporter

December 15, 2016

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The ugly holiday sweater trend was driven by Bill Cosby’s The Cosby Show  and Chevy Chase’s National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation in the 80’s, but its popularity started to fade in the 90’s. But somehow in ...

Seven Christmas Movies to Watch Over Winter Break

Seven Christmas Movies to Watch Over Winter Break

December 13, 2016

1. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas As everyone from our generation may know, the Grinch is a classic Christmas movie that has been in our hearts since the its release.This classic is about the G...

Junior Class Hosts “Just Chillin'” Fundraiser

Junior Class Hosts “Just Chillin'” Fundraiser

December 7, 2016

    Every year in preparation for the upcoming prom, the junior class hosts a major fundraiser to raise money for the costly event. This year, however, the class of 2018 decided to add their own uni...

‘Doctor Strange’ Diverges from Usual Superhero Films

‘Doctor Strange’ Diverges from Usual Superhero Films

December 1, 2016

Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, is a wondrously grand mind-trip involving amazing CGI effects and an invigorating plot. It effectively sets up the next Thor movie T...

‘Moana’ is Disney’s Sail of the Decade

‘Moana’ is Disney’s Sail of the Decade

November 23, 2016

With a record-breaking $2.6 million in the box office on the Tuesday night preview showings, Disney’s newest fantasy/adventure flick Moana impressively beat out previous successful films, such as Froz...

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ Brings the Magic Back to the Box Office

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ Brings the Magic Back to the Box Office

November 22, 2016

When the final Harry Potter movie came out, most people felt that was the end of the franchise. Then the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie was announced, and fans went crazy. A new movie, ...

Meyer’s ‘Heartless’ Fills Readers With Wonder

Meyer’s ‘Heartless’ Fills Readers With Wonder

By Amy Vo, Campus Editor

November 17, 2016

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With the release of Marissa Meyer’s newest book, Heartless, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Meyer stayed comfortably within fairy tale retellings -- her zone of past success included the bestseller Cinder -- but al...

Snow VS Snapchat: Which One Should You Use?

Snow VS Snapchat: Which One Should You Use?

November 15, 2016

      Without a doubt, Snapchat has taken most of the world by a storm, a grand total of more than 100 million users using the app on a daily basis. Snapchat, an image messaging and multimedia mobile...

Harry Potter Fans Praise J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter Fans Praise J.K. Rowling

November 10, 2016

Potterheads (fans of the Harry Potter series) are often attracted to the whimsical and adventurous stories told by J.K. Rowling featuring Harry Potter and his valiant friends, Hermione Granger and Ron We...

Tori Nunn ’17 Scares at House of Torment

Tori Nunn ’17 Scares at House of Torment

By Baylee Bonham, Reporter

November 1, 2016

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Don’t be spooked if you run across your fellow classmates scaring you at the House of Torment this Halloween season. This is the second year of working at the House of Torment for Tori Nunn ‘17. ...