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Why Books Make Better Companions Than People

It’s amazing how countless universes can exist, just bound in small objects, and be restricted only by the imagination of the author.

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

For those of us who are wallflowers and introverts, exuberant groups of high school students can become tiring to hang around for any long period of time. I often hear others’ conversation several occasions throughout the average school day and it dawns on me how unimportant, unnecessary and somewhat...

The Real Truth Behind Hedwig’s Death

The Harry Potter series is probably the most legendary of all time, but nothing
was more shocking than the murder of Hedwig the messenger owl.

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 22, 2016

WARNING: HARRY POTTER SPOLIERS AHEAD With over 450 million books sold and a whopping $52 billion made in movie ticket sales, the Harry Potter franchise is definitely one for the books. Rowling’s wizarding-world and dorky, unlikely heroes have captured the hearts of readers all over the world....

Four Promising Book-to-Movie Adaptations Screening in 2015

Freshman Mary Kate Schwaemmle reads Paper Towns in preparation for the movie.

Morgan Champion, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

With all of the amazing book-to-movie adaptations the entertainment world offered to bookworms in 2014, one can't help but daydream about their plans for 2015, and considering the box office success of previous films such as Divergent, The Fault in our Stars, The Hunger Games Trilogy, The Maze Runner, If I Stay...

An Abundance of Katherines

An Abundance of Katherines is another addition that should be added to your must read list Witty, unpredictable, and poignant, this book has captured readers globally, and will leave you thinking, guaranteed.

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

John Green yet again succeeds in writing another number one bestseller. Colin, the main character, has a problem with Katherines and not the Catherines that are spelt with a C. When he gets dumped for the 19th time by a Katherine, he becomes broken-hearted and dramatically depressed. He desperately needs to f...

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