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Ninth House: Things are Not as They Appear

Ninth House: Things are Not as They Appear

Aaratrika P. , Reporter May 4, 2022

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo follows the main heroine Galaxy “Alex” Stern, the sole survivor of a gruesome, unsolved homicide, and the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Alex Stern is...

Journalist Uncovers Scandal

Journalist Uncovers Scandal

Efoda A., Reporter February 16, 2022

(Trigger Warning: Sexual assault, sexual harassment, anxiety) Off The Record by Camryn Garrett follows Josie, a black bisexual teen journalist who wins a competition and gets the opportunity to write...

The Secret Art of Passing the IB Diploma: Everything you need to know about IB

The Secret Art of Passing the IB Diploma: Everything you need to know about IB

Shanmathi J., Reporter January 18, 2022

  What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think “IB”? Stress, deadlines, procrastination, all-nighters? By the time you finish this book, maybe your thoughts will have changed....

The Last Time We Say Goodbye: A bitter-sweet story

The Last Time We Say Goodbye: A bitter-sweet story

Efoda A., Reporter/reviewer January 12, 2022

(Trigger warnings: Suicide, depression, anxiety)   You know the feeling you get when you hold your breath for a long time? How everything around you stops moving. How your heart begins to beat...

Where Can You Find Vegetarian Sushi?

Where Can You Find Vegetarian Sushi?

Shanmathi J., Reporter November 18, 2021

With the introduction of the Upper School lunch card system in August 2020, students have been given much more choice in what they would like to eat. Though, for those that are vegetarian, options at most...

Six of Crows: Six People, One Impossible Heist

Six of Crows: Six People, One Impossible Heist

Aaratrika P., Reporter November 13, 2021

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, set in the Grishaverse alongside her popular Shadow and Bone trilogy, is a duology (Six of Crows + Crooked Kingdom) that follows six young adults in their mission to pull...

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More Korean Drama in “D.P. – The Police of Soldiers.”

Jiyoon K., Reporter October 29, 2021

Have you ever had an obligation you wanted to run away from? For many men in South Korea, this would be the mandatory military service that they must undergo between the ages 18 and 28. The service...

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Art by Misha P.

Sushi at Ikki Not Yucky!

Efoda A and Kaitlyn O October 20, 2021

Being in grades 10-12, we’ve gotten adjusted to eating out during lunch. As we continue to eat out the options become overused and boring. Yet eating at new places can be a bit daunting. That’s...

Squid Game: The nostalgic yet deadly playground

Squid Game: The nostalgic yet deadly playground

Jiyoon K., Reporter October 7, 2021

Everyone has a game that reminds them of their childhood. Games such as hide and seek, and tag which have a simple set of rules yet lie deep within our memories. But what if you could make a great fortune...

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Perfectly Baking the Imperfect Cake

Jiyoon K., Editor and reviewer January 27, 2021

Baking’s not as easy as it seems. You see a fancy patissier create a dazzling three-layered cake with the snap of a finger, follow the exact same recipe, and end up with something completely different....

Take a Witty Virtual Trip to Paris with Emily

Take a Witty Virtual Trip to Paris with Emily

Jiyoon K., Reporter November 26, 2020

Bonjour! On October 2nd, Netflix revealed its new comedy-drama series, this time taking place in France. The 10 episodes of Emily in Paris take its audience on a witty virtual trip to Paris, full of fashion,...

Enola Holmes: A Netflix Film Review

Enola Holmes: A Netflix Film Review

Jiyoon K., Reporter October 23, 2020

After several weeks of endless excitement, Netflix’ new mystery film Enola Holmes was finally revealed this September. The film tells the story of 16-year old Enola set in Victorian England. Unlike...

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