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July Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

July Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Wildman by J.C Geiger by Tessa Matthews, staff reporter Wildman by J.C Geiger is about 18 year old Lance Hendricks who is living the high school dream. He has a 4.0 GPA, is first chair trumpet player, has early admission to Oregon...

 

A Moveable Feast: Chicken dumplings are reliably tasty despite poor appearance

A Moveable Feast: Chicken dumplings are reliably tasty despite poor appearance

     by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, managing editor & editor-in-chief Maya can cook. Jennifer cannot. For three months, the two of us are trying to find recipes that people of any skill level can make, whether...

 

Ten things to know for the week: July 3

Ten things to know for the week: July 3

Tobias Schwarz / AFP – Getty Images The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. In Phoenix this week, extreme heat kept nearly 50 flights from taking...

 

‘Despicable Me 3,’ while nothing new, delivers sweet, lighthearted family fun

‘Despicable Me 3,’ while nothing new, delivers sweet, lighthearted family fun

by Jennifer Zhan, editor-in-chief At one point, it was pretty impossible to do anything without seeing a fluorescent yellow minion. The babbling, bespectacled creatures delighted both children and adults. Gru’s little followers found...

 

Teaching job in foreign language immersion camp develops leadership, appreciation for Chinese culture

Teaching job in foreign language immersion camp develops leadership, appreciation for Chinese culture

all photos provided by Michelle Wu  by Jennifer Zhan, editor-in-chief It’s 7:30 a.m. As junior Michelle Wu hurries into the office to check in, she knows that several adults are counting on her to get to class on time. But not because...

 

A Moveable Feast: Veggie wraps are healthy, easy meals

A Moveable Feast: Veggie wraps are healthy, easy meals

    by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, managing editor & editor-in-chief Maya can cook. Jennifer cannot. For the next three months, the two of us will try finding recipes that people of any skill level can make, whether...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 5

Ten things to know for the week: June 5

Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Tuesday comedian Kathy Griffin posted a photo where she posed with a fake Trump dummy,...

 

Mother-daughter teaching duo reflect on experience working together

Mother-daughter teaching duo reflect on experience working together

  by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor Substitute Kendall Pye enjoys the moment of realization when she first introduces herself to classes. “I think it’s so cool when students recognize me as Mrs. Pye’s daughter,” Kendall Pye...

 

Ten things to know for the week: March 27

Ten things to know for the week: March 27

Victoria Jones/PA via AP   The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began considering Judge Neil Gorsuch’s...

 

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

 by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor It seems like everything Quinta Brunson touches is comedy gold. The Buzzfeed star, writer, and producer’s latest project is no exception. ‘Up for Adoption,’ is her mockumentary TV series...