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A Wonderful Check-in at The Grand Budapest Hotel

A Wonderful Check-in at The Grand Budapest Hotel

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief April 2, 2014

Wes Anderson has a repertoire of unique films, some of which demand an acquired taste. The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, and Fantastic Mr. Fox are some of Anderson’s better known works. Anderson’s...

You’ve Been Challenged by Ellen: Twitter at the Oscars

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief March 21, 2014

Five years ago, the idea of a social media site where people could post their opinions in seconds was just a seed waiting to be watered. Today, Twitter exists, which has expanded to become one of the...

Endless Love, Not Your Average Chick-Flick

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief February 14, 2014

Endless Love, starring Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde, is set to release on Friday, February 14. The movie is a remake of the 1981 film starring Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt. Although the remake...

An Absolutely Awesome Read

By Lanie Catuogno January 21, 2014

By Rohini Kumar, Journalism 1 The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is young adult novel written by Sherman Alexie. It is the story of Junior, a teen who lives on the Spokane Indian Reservation....

A ‘Legendary’ New Dystopian Series

By Lanie Catuogno January 17, 2014

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...

Book Club Begins with ‘Thief’

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief November 8, 2013

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...

Characters, Issues Grow Up With Riordan’s Readers

By Lanie Catuogno November 6, 2013

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...

Boycotting “Ender’s Game”

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief November 4, 2013

  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...

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

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief October 25, 2013

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...

Fall Entertainment Offerings

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief October 23, 2013

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....

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