Volleyball captains divide and conquer -

Friday, June 13, 2014

Friends decide on military futures -

Friday, June 13, 2014

Barnard-Pratt excels in high jump -

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Robotics Club builds younger futures -

Thursday, June 12, 2014

“Drama Scott” runs acting camps -

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Winokur goes colonial -

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Pietras leaves library -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Kutner departs WA -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Whittemore says goodbye -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

WA Retirements of 2014 -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

SSPA’s positive effect -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Morgan Ross steps up to the plate -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Girls crowned DCL champions -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

2014 graduates move on -

Friday, June 6, 2014

Welch headed to Africa -

Friday, June 6, 2014

Craig set to go to Rutgers -

Friday, June 6, 2014

All hail to the class of 2014 -

Friday, June 6, 2014

Hesseltine succeeds at lax -

Friday, June 6, 2014

Editors leave parting thoughts -

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Peterson set to speak at graduation -

Thursday, June 5, 2014

A novel idea: Summer Picks

By Theresa Yuan Staff Writer Whether you’re taking a long road trip or planning on lounging comatose on your couch with few thoughts of ever getting up again, here’s a list of books you can spend your summer with. For a Psychological Thriller: Tana French’s “The Likeness” (Viking Adult, $9.03) takes readers behind the doors of a beautiful rococo-era house where a sinister murder has occurred. Cassie Maddox, one of the few female detectives in the Irish murder squad, goes undercover when a young girl is found killed in the woods, a young girl who bears a surprising resemblance to…

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Steig Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

by Theresa Yuan Staff Writer Six Word Summary: Punk Hacker almost redeems languid thriller. What’s yellow and black and read all over? This summer’s mega hit The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Random House, $11.99) from Swedish writer Steig Larsson continues to be a bestseller this January. It is immensely readable and features a handful of striking and eccentric characters. But beyond the hype, is this a mystery-thriller worth reading? The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has a straightforward premise- a girl, Harriet Vanger, disappeared forty years ago, and her elderly uncle now wants to find the truth behind her…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Books For Everyone on Your List

Books may be the perfect gift

by Theresa Yuan Staff Writer Looking to get books that won’t wind up as doorstops for everyone on your list? Look no further. I’ve compiled a list of the best books to get all your friends and family based on the best books I’ve read this year. They range from quirky to thought-provoking, and there’s one for every reader on your list. For the Fantasy Buff Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (Bloomsbury, $20.48) took author Susanna Clarke eleven years to write. It also won dozens of prestigious awards around the globe. But that’s not why your resident fantasy buff will…

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“The Corrections”: A Study in Family Reunions

by Theresa Yuan Staff Writer Six-Word Summary: Dysfunctional Family Faces Christmas Dinner, Dementia Jonathan Franzen is 51 years old, and he’s already been tagged as the next Great American Novelist. His latest novel Freedom is generating a lot of buzz, but during this sugar-cookies and winter-frost time of year, The Corrections (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, $16.00), his ambitious novel about a dysfunctional family gathered for Christmas, becomes all the more relevant. The Corrections is an intensive, under-the-microscope study of elderly couple Enid and Alfred Lambert and their three estranged children. It is written with such high-powered language that even the…

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