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Glimmer of Hope: How a movement sparked from tragedy (Review)

Glimmer of Hope: How a movement sparked from tragedy (Review)

Abigail Lindsay, A&E Editor

January 7, 2019


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On Feb 14, 2018, one of the worst school shootings in American history took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  While most people in Parkland mourned the loss of those who had died, a small group of students were frantically working together to create a movement...

‘Multiple Choice’: Test or a captivating novel? (Review)

‘Multiple Choice’: Test or a captivating novel? (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

May 24, 2018


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Let's just get one thing straight: I hate standardized tests, and until recently I was not the type of person to pick up a book in my free time. However, Multiple Choice left me speechless. The novel is broken into five sections: excluded term, sentence order, sentence completion, sentence eliminatio...

My conversation with an author: more then a delicious read (Editorial)

My conversation with an author: more then a delicious read (Editorial)

Claire Neiberg, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Recently for an English paper, I read Erica Bauermeister's The School of Essential Ingredients.  My personal experience reading this novel was different from the classic reader and incredibly special. Throughout the drafting stages of my paper, I had several email conversations with Bauermeister, learni...

‘A List of Cages’ shines light on heavy topics (Review)

‘A List of Cages’ shines light on heavy topics (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Writer

March 16, 2017


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A heart wrenching story of two young boys showing the harsh realities of mental illness and abusive households, A List of Cages by Robin Roe touches the hearts of every reader. Adam Blake is given a psychology internship with the high school counselor, and through this internship, he is reunited...

‘All the Bright Places’ sheds light on all the right topics (Review)

‘All the Bright Places’ sheds light on all the right topics (Review)

Maya Daye, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017


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All the Bright Places author Jennifer Niven completely smashed records as her first ever Young Audience (YA) book released in 2015 became the #1 best seller in teen and young adult depression and mental illness fiction, and rightfully so. All the Bright Places has to be one of the most interesting ...

‘The Rule of Three’ will leave you in darkness (Review)

‘The Rule of Three’ will leave you in darkness (Review)

Sarah Payne, Perspectives

March 31, 2015


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At a Glance Title: The Rule of Three Author: Eric Walters Publisher: Square Fish Publication Date: Jan 2015 Pages: 405 Genre: Post-apocalyptic/dystopian/science fiction Eric Walters’ novel The Rule of Three follows the story of Adam Daley, a high school student from a large suburb in modern...

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