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August Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

August Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri by Maya Girimaji, managing editor Jhumpa Lahiri’s book The Namesake is quite possibly the best written example of the life of an Indian immigrant family in the United States. The book follows...

 

‘Duolingo’ app provides easy, interactive way to learn many languages

‘Duolingo’ app provides easy, interactive way to learn many languages

source: Duolingo Facebook by Maya Girimaji, managing editor Learning a new language is hard. Learning a new language on your own is even harder. The constant homework, projects, grades and interactions that you’d find in a school setting...

 

The Emoji Movie delivers heavy-handed advertising, little else

The Emoji Movie delivers heavy-handed advertising, little else

by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor “Hi, I have a ticket for The Emoji Movie at 7:30,” I say to the cashier, handing her my phone. There is no tone in my voice, no expression on my face. “Enjoy your movie!”...

 

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...

 

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ weaves web of entertainment, one of Marvel’s best

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ weaves web of entertainment, one of Marvel’s best

source: Sony Entertainment  by Maya Girimaji, managing editor I’ve been a fan of Tom Holland’s since I saw him in the drama-disaster film The Impossible. And I’ve been a fan of Marvel for as long as I can remember. So when I found...

 

‘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...

 

“Pretty Little Liars” finale provides much needed closure, exciting end to series

“Pretty Little Liars” finale provides much needed closure, exciting end to series

Entertainment Weekly Olivia Conway, co-online editor Warning: Spoilers ahead for the “Pretty Little Liars” series finale. “Pretty Little Liars” fans, rejoice! The end has come. The curtain has fallen. Our protagonists...

 

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton by Sam de Figueiredo, opinions editor While reading Humans of New York, I was struck by how the photographs conveyed unexpected emotions. Each page of the book contained only a few pictures and...

 

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

via AVClub by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor Warning: this review contains some spoilers for the fifth season of House of Cards.  At the end of House of Cards fourth season, the Underwoods have nearly consolidated...

 

Student and faculty musicians perform at Consolapalooza

Student and faculty musicians perform at Consolapalooza

by Drew Howerton, section editor Consolapalooza, Consol’s annual student music festival, was held on April  29 starting with a performance by teacher band Astrochimp, comprised of economics teacher Jason Pratt, audio video teacher...