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My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff is a refreshing, yet easy read.

Book Review: My Salinger Year

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
February 12, 2017

“My Salinger Year”  is a book that begs to be read not because of how it’s written, but because of it’s story. A memoir of the author’s days after graduate school, the book brilliantly mixes...

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Game Review: Stardew Valley

Jason La Kier, Reporter
February 12, 2017

Stardew Valley is a role playing video game released February 26, 2016 by indie game developer ConcernedApe. The game allows players to start a farm, fight monsters, go fishing, and become friends with...

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Movie Review: “Loving”

Johanna Echeveria, Reporter
December 16, 2016

The film “Loving” was released on November 4. The movie was based on the story of an interracial couple who fell in love, wanted to get married and eventually build a family. However, it all took...

Dr. Strange Exciting Surprise for Marvel Fans

“Dr. Strange” Exciting Surprise for Marvel Fans

Jason La Kier, Reporter
November 9, 2016

Dr. Strange, released on the Fourth, is a Marvel movie - the only reason I went to see it was because of that red Logo luring me in. It’s not too good, frankly, but I wouldn’t say it’s bad either....

Jarzen and Hanton preform as Jamie and Cathy. (Image courtesy Beyond the Page Theatre Company)

The Last Five Years in Five Minutes

Claudia Santa Anna, Co-Editor in Chief
August 2, 2016

Beyond the Page Theatre Company partnered with Robinson High School’s Rambunctious Theatre Company for the production of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years, which ran from July 15th through the...

Game Review: Dark Souls III

Game Review: Dark Souls III

Cooper Rosenberg, Reporter
May 9, 2016

Dark Souls 3, the third and final entrance to the Dark Souls series, continues on the tradition of extreme challenge in Dark Souls games, but adds further mechanics, such as weapon arts and the creation...

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Movie Review: Zootopia

Shahtaj Ali, Editor
May 9, 2016

From the most massive lion to the smallest bunny, the city of Zootopia is a place where animals of all shapes and sizes can thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the...

Dont know what to listen to and read over Winter Break? Look no further.

Winter Break Reviews

Claudia Santa Anna, Copy Editor
April 30, 2016

Adele's 25 Haven’t jumped on the Adele bandwagon yet? Don’t fear; Adele’s new album is here. 25 delivers a refreshing and captivating music experience, starting with it’s first track, Hello...

Dont know what games to play over break? Want to try some new games out?  This article is for you!

Newly Released Winter Video Game Reviews

Grant Benick, Reporter
December 18, 2015

Don't worry, we've got you covered for your winter break video game sprees. Whether your are playing on Xbox, Wii, or simply just your mobile phone, you have to be sure to try these exciting games! Star...

Review: Bastilles Bad Blood

Review: Bastille’s “Bad Blood”

Natali Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
November 27, 2013

Bastille is an upcoming pop rock band from the United Kingdom, composed of lead singer Dan Smith, bassist Will Farquarson, keyboard player Kyle Simmons, and drummer Chris “Woody” Wood. The band’s...

Review: American Horror Story - Coven

Review: American Horror Story – Coven

Paola Flores-Rivera, Reporter
November 26, 2013

Normally when watching a TV-series people are used to three or more seasons of a show that  consists of the same beloved characters experiencing either hardships or comic situations depending on the show’s...

Review: Catching Fire

Review: “Catching Fire”

Lilly Lane, Staff Reporter
November 26, 2013

On Nov. 21st, I joined the masses sitting outside the theater hours before the scheduled showing time of Catching Fire, the newest “Hunger Games” movie. As we all lined up to wait to get into the theater,...

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