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Has Christmas Lost Its True Spirit?

Claire Geratz

March 17, 2019

Last Christmas, I gave you my heart, but that has changed over time. Christmas used to be a time of delight, spending time with loved ones. Now, Christmas has become the season of shuffling into the crowded stores, getting a ...

Have the Holidays Become Too Commercialized?

Zoya Gupta

March 17, 2019

By late November the interiors of the malls have completely changed. They’re covered in signs displaying the hottest deals, and the Christmas music is blaring in my ears. There are crowds of people lined up outside every store, t...

Book Review: Yotsuba

Book Review: Yotsuba

March 17, 2019

Holiday Cards Aren’t What They Seem: The Issues With Sending Out Those Glossy Greetings

Eve Sarno, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

People all over the world can be seen buried neck-deep in holiday cards once those anticipated winter dates roll around. But aren't they a superfluous addition to today's society? I understand that most holidays are about t...

Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Oren DeLevie, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

*The Giver is the first book in a quartet of books.* The Giver Gathering Blue Messenger Son About The Author Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She is the author of more than 30 books for y...

The Fearless Prognosticator: Divisional Round Predictions for the National Football League

Cody Schiff, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

So, the first game in this round of the playoffs is T.Y Hilton and the Indianapolis Colts going against Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs. I have a good feeling about the Chiefs winning this, with the Colts upsetting ...

Wonder: A Book and Movie Review

Beatrice Stern and Molly Hunt, Staff Writers

March 12, 2018

Auggie Pullman has Treacher Collins Syndrome. He is starting real school for the first time, in fifth grade at Beecher Prep School. At school Auggie faces many struggles as he adjusts to school life involving friends and bull...

Five Holiday Movies To Watch (Published about a month too late!)

Ava Neumaier, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

This upcoming February break, celebrate the snow, the songs, and all else Christmas with five movies that emulate the spirit of the season. Reignite one’s belief in Santa Claus in the 1947 film Miracle On 34th Street, experie...