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Ten things to know for the week: July 10

Ten things to know for the week: July 10

source: Daily Mail The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. Over the past week, Microsoft underwent major reorganization, slashing thousands of jobs,...

 

Family vacation leads to new perspective on summer assignments

Family vacation leads to new perspective on summer assignments

by Kaleigh Waguespack, staff reporter Waves hurtle over my sisters as they laugh and splash in the surf, but the only thing I feel washing over me is a wave of dread. The desire to go and play with my family is constantly distracting me, yet...

 

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...

 

“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...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 26

Ten things to know for the week: June 26

New York Times The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. Opposition continues to build against the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act...

 

Greater appreciation and love for special needs community inspired by nonprofit organization

Greater appreciation and love for special needs community inspired by nonprofit organization

by Maya Girimaji, managing editor I’ve probably scrolled hundreds and thousands of miles on Instagram. Things are constantly clogging up our feeds. Trivial things like “Kylie Jenner just cut her hair” or “Find out if you’re a dog...

 

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...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 19

Ten things to know for the week: June 19

1. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 12. The final score was 129-120. 2. The 24-story Grenfell Tower erupted into flames in London, England on June 14. The tragic apartment building...