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Beauty, Brains, and Bravery

Beauty, Brains, and Bravery

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

You know her as the belovedly bossy Hermoine and, recently, the caring heroine, Belle, in “Beauty and the Beast”. However, Emma Watson is more than just an actress. She is an activist, feminist, and a role model.   She has starred in many movies since the end of Harry Potter, graduated from...

A Movie to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

A Movie to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
November 5, 2016
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Showcase

Premiering November 18th, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, introduces us to Newt Scamander who travels to the USA in 1926 for the Magical Congress. While there he discovers a very Wizard-phobic America, reminiscent of the Era of the Salem Witch trials. ...

The Boy Who Lived… Forever

The Boy Who Lived… Forever

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts, Showcase

November 14, 2001 marked the day that changed everyone’s life. Fifteen years ago, that Wednesday, J.K. Rowling published the first Harry Potter installment. Rowling’s books set world records, going down in history as the fastest-selling series. Such a phenomenon deserves its own theme park, but...

From Current To Classic

From Current To Classic

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
December 15, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

  With the literary world moving so fast, it’s hard to imagine any books sticking around long enough to become classics. Even so, it’s bound to happen with some book. What piece of literature could be this generation’s “Gone With the Wind”?   A classic is typically characterized t...

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