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Hannah Stoner (left) and Sophia Kuzmenko (right) enjoy the warm air with some of the best books of the summer.

Hot Summer Reads: 13 Books that are the Epitome of Summer

With the school year wrapping up fast, students are beginning to make summer plans. What better way to spend the summer than lounging at the beach with a nice, comforting, warm-weather-themed book? Below...

Swifts color scheme for the album is an thematically appropriate grey.

With a Broken Heart: The Masterpiece that is The Tortured Poets Department (Review)

June 5, 2024

Taylor Swift, global superstar, released her eleventh album on April 19th. Titled The Tortured Poets Department, it originally contained seventeen tracks; however, fifteen more were added to create “The...

Drowning In Creativity: Billie Eilish’s HIT ME HARD AND SOFT review

Drowning In Creativity: Billie Eilish’s HIT ME HARD AND SOFT review

Lyric Koch, Perspectives editor June 3, 2024

Billie Eilish, a relatively young famous singer and songwriter, has made a significant mark in the music industry in the past 9 years. Her defining dark lyrics and unique production have made her a staple...

The Top 5 most on theme and stunning looks for this years Met Gala.

Top 5 Met Gala Looks

Daleshka Leon Raya, Staff Writer June 3, 2024

On May 6th the Metropolitan Museum of Art held its annual Met Gala. The Met Gala is the most exclusive and awaited red carpet event of the year. With only 400 invites sent out this year, it is extremely...

CD case for Hoziers 2019 album Wasteland, Baby!

‘Why Would You Be Loved’ Hozier Review

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer May 30, 2024

Coinciding with the raucously anticipated drop of Taylor Swift’s “Tortured Poets Department” on Friday, April 19th, Hozier released a single titled "Why Would You Be Loved?”  backed visually...

SPILT INK: A bonus edition of The Tortured Poets Department containing the final track of the album, The Manuscript lies amongst the various extras included in the disc. This was the first bonus edition of the album released and contains a unique TTPD bookmark, The Manuscript magnet, embroidery patch, and photos of Swift.

Confessions of the Quill: Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department (Review)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2024

Eighteen years after the debut of her first studio album, music icon Taylor Swift released her eleventh album fittingly titled, The Tortured Poets Department, to overwhelming audience support and critical...

Tale as Old as Time: Existing and Being Changed for Centuries, Fairytales are a Major Player in the Retelling Genre

Beastly Beauty by Jennifer Donnelly: A Tail of Self-Love

Sophie Haque, Staff Writer May 28, 2024

Beastly Beauty by Jennifer Donnelly is the final book in her twisted fairytale trilogy. The two books that precede it are Stepsister and Poisoned, which feature retellings of Cinderella and Snow White,...

Student reads book on stairs completely engaged in the novel. On Earth Were Briefly Gorgeous is the perfect spring to summer read.

Beauty Within Hardship: A Review of “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” (Review)

Scarlett Learned, Staff Writer May 28, 2024

Vietnamese American Poet and Novelist Ocean Vuong’s most popular book, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, is a powerful exploration of identity, love, family, and the inner complexities of human...

The Beach Read book being trashed due to its horrible plot.

Beach Read

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer May 28, 2024

Want to read a book called Beach Read? Surprise! It’s set at a lake house.  That is only the start of the mistakes in the underwhelming and overhyped Emily Henry book. The characters lack personality,...

SCHOOLS OUT: Jenna Coller races down the McGowan staircase.

Summer Soundscapes: Seven Songs to Add to Your Summer Playlist

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2024

The song of the summer: a dreaded phrase when up and coming musicians promote their music online. With everyone focused on buzzword–filled lyrics, soulless catchy guitar riffs, and smashing drums, they...

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