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Top Places to Study at in Miami

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

When looking for a place to study, a student wants a place to finish homework, read a good book and focus on what needs to get done. Every student's study habits and preferences are unique; some enjoy a place that serves food or has a wide variety of books, while others seek the calmness of the outdoors....

Read them and Weep

Read them and Weep

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

In English classes throughout one's formal education, many books will be read, reviewed and analyzed. Of those, some have been sampled in this article to serve as a non-definitive review to read instead of taking the time to actually read the books. "Romeo and Juliet" & "Julius Caesar" Ou...

Anthem

Anthem

Thomas Harley, Photographer

October 22, 2016

Our Rating: A In the dystopian novel Anthem, written by Ayn Rand, the concept of individuality has been removed. Names have been removed, individual decisions have been removed, and all unique attributes of a person have been removed.  The story is told through the eyes of Equality 7-2521, a teenag...

Easy Study Tips

Easy Study Tips

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

When it comes to studying most of us prefer to take a nap and be slothful. Studying is often grouped with adjectives like dull and uninteresting. However, studying is beneficial and is a primary key to success. Spice up the way you study with these ideas and you will save yourself from receiving an...

Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar

Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Our Rating B "My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar" by James Patterson is a goofy, intriguing story that will take you back to your middle school days. The novel, the third installment of the Middle School series, is about a girl named Georgia Khatchadorian. Georgia is starting the sixth grade at Hills ...

Make Books Your New Hobby

Make Books Your New Hobby

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Let's be honest: vegetating at home and watching Netflix have become an unhealthy habit. It's the new year, and most people made the resolution that this year will be different, but will it really be different? That's what we say every year, and every single new year, we still keep the same old habits....

Squeezing in Some Summer Reading

Squeezing in Some Summer Reading

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

July 18, 2015

Thankfully, after ten stressful months of hard work, it is finally summer vacation, and with summer break comes summer reading. Luckily, in this article the designated summer reading books are briefly discussed, along with useful links that will hopefully make the reading easier. Incoming Fresh...

Little White Lies by Katie Dale

Little White Lies by Katie Dale

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

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...

School’s almost out, but Summer Reading’s in! Click here for information on what you’re required to read this summer!

May 9, 2014

The end of the school year is inching closer and the summer reading assignments have officially been issued! To start the 2014-2015 school year off right, the following documents are attached in order of what grade level you will be entering:  Grade 9 Reading Requirements (for incoming freshmen) Grade 10 Reading Requirements (for incoming sophomores) Grade 11 Reading Requirements (...

What’s The Last Good Book You’ve Read?

What’s The Last Good Book You’ve Read?

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

March 15, 2014

When you ask one of your friends what the last good book they read was, what do they reply? Answers may vary from The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins to 1984 by George Orwell. Although three of the most common answers are found below. One of the last good books students are obsessing ove...

Beautiful Disaster

Beautiful Disaster

Patricia Passwaters, Executive Editor

August 17, 2012

Abby and her childhood best friend America, who has stood by her side, have traveled down a long and bumpy road. One that consisted of Abby's gambling father, alcoholic mother and dangerous childhood. That is, until college came along. Abby left with the attempt to be as far as possible from the crazy...

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