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Are Libraries Still Relevant?

Are Libraries Still Relevant?

Gabriel Paredes, Assistant

December 18, 2018


Filed under Books, Community & World News, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

Libraries are the original “core” or “shared” facility, bringing together vast amounts of information in a well-organized framework. However, in the age of Google, this knowledge is readily available at the touch of a button. So much can be found on the internet; from articles and videos to gam...

Bravelands 1: Book Review

Bravelands 1: Book Review

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Books, Showcase

Bravelands is a new book series from the author of Warriors, Erin Hunter. The first book is titled: Broken Pride. Erin Hunter now concentrates on three different types of animals; lions, baboons, elephants, etc. Instead of focusing on just one animal like the Warriors or Survivors. Summary Fearless,...

Guardians of Ga’Hoole 1- The Capture: Book Review

Guardians of Ga’Hoole 1- The Capture: Book Review

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Books, Showcase

Guardians of Ga'Hoole is a fantasy book series written by Kathryn Lasky. The first book, The Capture, was published in 2003. Summary Soren is a barn owl (owlet) living in the peaceful Forest Kingdom of Tyto; with his siblings (Kludd and Eglantine) and his parents (Noctus and Marella). But there ev...

“Last Day On Mars” Book Review

“Last Day On Mars” Book Review

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

There are many great things to do to pass time. One of these is reading. Reading is only fun though if you have a good book. One book that makes reading fun though, is the book "Last Day On Mars," by Kevin Emerson. "Last Day On Mars" takes place in the year 2223. The Sun has started going supernova...

Opinions on Reading By Students

Opinions on Reading By Students

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Books, Videos

In classes such as language arts, it is required to read a lot. Though some people enjoy it as a favorite hobby, some do not, and some are still uncomfortable with it. Here are students with each their opinion about reading.    

A Wrinkle in Time: Movie Review

A Wrinkle in Time: Movie Review

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy adventure film based on the book by Madeleine L'Engle of the same name. It is directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Jennifer Lee and Jeff Stockwell, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Whitaker Entertainment. The first time released was on March 9, 2018. Starring Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which ...

Warriors: Into The Wild Book Review

Warriors: Into The Wild Book Review

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Warriors series is a bestselling book series by Erin Hunter. It contains whole new world of...cats! Meet Rusty, a house cat who suddenly becomes a wild cat of the clans; and fights throughout the adventure, battle, loyalty, trust, and love. Into The Wild is the first book of the Warriors series. Summary Here...

Love, Simon Movie Review ***Spoilers***

Love, Simon Movie Review ***Spoilers***

Emma Ross, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion

I’m going to be reviewing the movie Love, Simon directed by Greg Berlanti. Now I really wanted to do a  review on this movie because whoever you may be you can find at least one thing to relate to. Also, the director has directed many wonderful movies before (the fault in our stars, etc.). Anyway, ...

The Kronos Chronicles Book Review

The Kronos Chronicles Book Review

June Jung, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Books

The Kronos Chronicles is a series of books, but for today we're starting with number one: The Cabinet Of Wonders. Petra and her father live in Okno, a town in Bohemia. Petra is a twelve-year-old, whose father has powers having him be able to shift metal in a delicate way. He makes tin animals, who...

Salem’s Lot Book Review

Salem’s Lot Book Review

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Books

Written by Stephen King, Salem's lot is a horror/thriller novel that follows author Ben Mears after he returns to his childhood town to write about the Marsten House, where he had a traumatic experience as a child. Everything seems to be going well until the death of Danny Glick happens soon after the...

Is Reading Books Good For You?

Is Reading Books Good For You?

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Books, Opinion, Showcase

You may have heard your parents and teachers tell you to do one thing: read. Many children are required to read a certain amount of minutes or a certain amount of pages every day as a homework assignment. The explanation for this is that reading makes you smarter. What is true though? Does reading actually...

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Movie Review :: Does This Movie Need This Much Hype! (Spoilers)

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Movie Review :: Does This Movie Need This Much Hype!  (Spoilers)

Nikita Raman, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment

Sierra Burgess is a Loser -- what do I think about this movie, not much to be honest I have gotten mixed feelings from it. The movie was directed by Ian Samuel. It opens with Sierra hanging out with her best friend, immediately you can see that her priorities in life are, getting into Stanford and her ...