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A ‘Legendary’ New Dystopian Series

By Lanie Catuogno

January 17, 2014


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By Emily Chang, Journalism 1 Legend by Marie Lu is the first installment of a new dystopian series. Amidst other big hits like,  The Hunger Games and Divergent, Legend is a breath of fresh air. Marie Lu crafts an unprecedented story and takes many risks to create a plot that stands out. In the futu...

Book Club Begins with ‘Thief’

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2013


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Westwood’s newest club, Book Club, met for the first time on Wednesday, October 30. Together, the members of the club decided to begin by reading The Book Thief.  Sophomore Marwa Gujarathi, president of the club,  strongly encourages anyone with a passion for reading to join. She started the club ...

Characters, Issues Grow Up With Riordan’s Readers

By Lanie Catuogno

November 6, 2013


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BY EMILY CHANG, JOURNALISM 1Books transport the reader into an entirely different world. Most books make a good name because of their authors; the authors find a way to manipulate words into images and sentences into movies. Several books have made the headlines, including books such as the Harry Potter series or The Hun...

Boycotting “Ender’s Game”

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2013


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  November 1, the movie Ender’s Game opened in theaters across the nation. Fans of the book of the same name by author Orson Scott Card and have been eagerly awaiting it, although many are calling to boycott the film.   So, what’s all the controversy about?   Orson Scott Card has loudly opposed ...

‘The 39 Steps’ to Come to the New Black Box Theatre

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2013


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The murder of a female spy. A foreigner afraid of being accused of the aforementioned killing. And...comedy? The 39 Steps, coming to the new Black Box Theatre on October 24-26 at 7 pm, is just that. Originally a novel by author John Buchan, then a 1935 film by famous horror/thriller director Alfred Hitchc...

Fall Entertainment Offerings

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2013


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Fall brings new releases in books, movies, and television. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most greatly anticipated ones out there. Many authors are coming out with new books for their pending series. Rick Riordan’s House of Hades was released on October 8.  It is the fourth book in the Heroes of...