Kinky Boots: a Review

Deja Gamble, Student Writer
May 31, 2017
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As I was expecting a simple musical with classical music and a normal story line, I did not expect the phenomenal musical Kinky Boots to steal my heart. The beauty of the costumes matched the tone of the music perfectly, and the high-energy performance by the actors made me weary—in a good way. ...

Thirteen Reasons Why

Amanda Alvarez, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
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Jay Asher's novel Thirteen Reasons Why revolves around Hannah Baker, a girl who commits suicide, and who leaves a series of cassette tapes that explain why she killed herself. On the tapes are mentioned thirteen people who, in her eyes, are responsible for her death. The problem is that Hannah  blames t...

The Last of August: A Study In Charlotte 2

Raegan Lee, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
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The Last of August is the second book in the  A Study in Charlotte trilogy by Brittany Cavallaro. Usually when it comes to movies and books sequels are often regarded as worse than the original. But The Last of August was better than A Study in Charlotte because the characters made more mistakes...

A New Take on the Sherlock Holmes Legend

Raegan Lee, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
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A Study in Charlotte is the first book of a trilogy written by Brittany Cavallaro. It a much-needed modern take on the Sherlock Holmes legend, a take meant to appeal to a young adult audience. The story is told through James Watson’s perspective—he's a descendant of Holmes' companion Dr. John Wat...

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