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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

Fans of the Harry Potter franchise flock to movie theaters on the release date of the first film of the series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This movie reflected the popularity of the Harry Potter series and the hype for its release was major for several weeks.

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

On Nov. 18, 2016, the first installment of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film series was released. This movie immediately became a majorly popular hit immediately and made millions in only the first day of release. Even the Disney film Moana, which came out on Nov. 23, did not slow dow...

Harry Potter: Behind the Scar

J.K. Rowling author of the Harry Potter series years writing the books. She has become the one of the first female successful authors of her time and still continues to write spinoff books of the series.

Emma Ray, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

In 1997, Harry Potter entered the world as “The Boy Who Lived” and captivated the world. Within a decade, seven books were published, movies were produced, and theme parks were built bringing the Harry Potter world to life. But behind all of these things is J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter....

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....

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