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Facebook: The New Broken Faucet?

Facebook: The New Broken Faucet?

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Facebook is a company that is almost always facing some kind of criticism, like that the sole purpose of their platform is to make people addicted to it for profit. Nonetheless, the social media giant is facing trouble of another kind this time, related to the integrity of the company. Information has come out that a British political consulting firm called Cambridge Analytica (CA) has obtained...

What Happened Clinton?

What Happened Clinton?

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

On Sept. 12, 2017, Hillary Clinton released a memoir titled What Happened? In her book, Clinton gives an in-depth look at her struggles as a woman running for president, talks about her experiences during the campaign, mentions James Comey, “those damn emails” and how sexism influenced her life and ...

The Sea of Monsters

The Sea of Monsters

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Our Rating: A How would you feel if, in less than a year, your whole life had changed?  You find out that you are actually Poseidon's son.  As a child of the god of the seas, you get sent off to a "halfblood" camp, a special camp for Greek demigods, where you have to train to help save the wo...

The Giver

The Giver

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

November 26, 2015


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Our Rating: A How would you feel if you had no memory of the past? What would happen if life became something you never experienced? If you were never capable of feeling anything and had no saying in your life or what you wanted to do? In The Giver by Lois Lowry, society is exactly like this. Jon...

Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2015


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Our Rating:  A- In 1996, mountain climbers were shocked when a storm hit Mt. Everest and many were left helpless on the mountain. That year, 24 tour groups had come to summit Mt. Everest, and with the large amount of people on the mountain, several climbers were stranded and eight were left for de...

The Summer I Gave up Boys

The Summer I Gave up Boys

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Our Rating: B- This short novella by Kassandra Kush is about a girl named Kaliyah Simon who just broke up with her boyfriend of 1 year after she found out he was cheating.  She became a viral sensation. For what? She had thrown almost everything she could get her hands on at him. What a nightmare...

Little White Lies by Katie Dale

Little White Lies by Katie Dale

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Our Rating: A The first time that Lou meets handsome, brooding Christian, she knows that he is hiding something. Why does he always avoid the subject of his family when it comes up? Why does he dye his blonde hair black? When Christian’s house goes up in flames,  he flees for his life and Lou...

The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Our Rating: A The Four Agreements is written by Don Miguel Ruiz, a famous Mexican author. This best-selling book introduces the four principles to learn and practice in order to build love and happiness in your life. The four agreements that will gradually change your life in a positive way are: Be...

Unwind

Unwind

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014


Filed under Book Reviews, Recent Stories, Reviews

Our Rating: A This heart-stopping fiction novel written by Neal Shusterman only urges readers to keep turning the page, as it cleverly depicts a peculiar dystopian society. It takes place in future America long after the Heartland War, a bloody and destructive civil war that turned fathers, sons an...

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Book Reviews

The Hunger Games trilogy, written by Suzanne Collins is one of the most recommended series for young adults. It takes place in the near-future of the United States known as Panem. Throughout the series, you will surely become engaged with the protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, as she utilizes her determin...

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