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Pages of the past

Pages of the past

Michelle Wong

April 17, 2017


Filed under Books, ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Print entertainment

Co-written by Ananya Bhat Catcher in the Rye British Literature teacher Randy Holaday "My sister and my dad really liked it so I had really high expectations for the book, and it just wasn’t for me. It was too modern and too, frankly, stupid. I couldn’t see the connections between it and my own experiences. And I...

Literature teachers discuss popular fiction books

Literature teachers discuss popular fiction books

Amita Mahajan

December 17, 2015


Filed under Briefs

While most students picture their Literature teachers solely spending time reading classic literary fiction and revising essays, many teachers have read popular books of the 21st century. Below are three Literature teachers’ opinions and critiques on young adult series such as Harry Potter, The Hunge...

Freshman Alicia Marzolf self-publishes

Freshman Alicia Marzolf self-publishes

Maya Murthy

May 26, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Marzolf speaks about her novels. Read More »

E-books negatively impact the way we absorb information

E-books negatively impact the way we absorb information

Kristin Chang

January 16, 2014


Filed under Commentary, Print Opinion

E-books are convenient, but books provide for deeper reading experience. Read More »...

Book: ‘The Future of Us’ makes for a quick, one-time read

Book: ‘The Future of Us’ makes for a quick, one-time read

Stephanie Chang

December 4, 2011


Filed under Books, ENTERTAINMENT

The future is yours to take. Jay Asher (Thirteen Reasons Why) and Carolyn Mackler (The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things), two of the most renowned authors in Young Adult literature, team up o write the novel, “The Future of Us.” Set in 1996, the story follows two high school students, Emma and Josh, ...

When more means less

When more means less

Alexandria Poh

November 9, 2011


Filed under From the magazine, Print news

Every chair at every table is filled. A long line forms for seats at a computer. Whether they are frantically cramming for an AP Biology quiz or trying to make some time for pleasure reading, many students are spending their free time in the school library. Meanwhile the librarians are trying to make sure the library doesnít exceed its maximum cap...

Outside the box

Outside the box

Tiffany Lau

November 6, 2009


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Unlike the usual literature class, Humanities goes outside of Cupertino to learn Read More »...