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Reading for a few minutes a day can have numerous benefits, improving upon your mental wellbeing in addition to your physical health.

Lack of reading for pleasure, practicing self-care deteriorates the self

Julia Herlyn ’23, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

As a wide-eyed, energetic fourth grader who was always eager to learn and grow, reading—to me—was one of, if not my favorite pastime. I recall dedicating December break of 2014 to the joy of reading—at...

“Dune” 2021, starring Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya, is based on the 1965 sci-fi classic book. Taking place on an alien world with stunning cinematography, the movie succeeds at recreating the worldbuilding of the book.

‘Dune’ is the perfect book recreation, but fails to reach new audiences

Maya Hruskar ’23, Creative Director November 22, 2021

“Dune,” 2021 came out on Oct. 22 onboth  HBO Max and in theaters. Based on the book “Dune,” published in 1965, the movie takes place in the distant future and follows the life of a royal family...

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Anna Diorio ’23, Broadcast Director October 17, 2021

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 Piglet the deaf, blind, pink puppy poses outside Longshore Club Park. His book is set to be published on Aug. 3, 2021.

Piglet: the deaf, blind, pink puppy embarks on new chapter

Lyah Muktavaram ’22, Broadcast Director May 13, 2021

When Melissa Shapiro, DVM decided to adopt Piglet, a deaf and blind puppy, she made a promise to him: he will have a productive, meaningful life. Four years later, the dachshund-Chihuahua mix has made...

Netflix’s new book adaptation, “Shadow and Bone” is based on Leigh Bardugo’s “Shadow and Bone” trilogy as well as her “Six of Crows” duology.

Take notes, book-to-screen adaptations: ‘Shadow and Bone’ rivals ‘Harry Potter’ in masterful portrayal of source material

Maya Hruskar ’23, Creative Director May 12, 2021

Book-to screen adaptations are oftentimes a high risk, but high reward genre. Consider Harry Potter, arguably one of the best movie adaptations ever made. Nearly every scene in all eight movies felt...

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Evi Tarshis '20, Staff Writer November 19, 2018

After reading “Beautiful Boy,” the true story of a father’s journey through his son’s meth addiction, I became emotionally attached. Therefore, when I found out they were coming out with a movie,...

“Only Child” brings a new perspective on the aftermath of a school shooting

“Only Child” brings a new perspective on the aftermath of a school shooting

May 14, 2018

Anna Rhoads '19 Yes, this book will make you cry. Even someone like me, who prides herself on never shedding a tear during movies or books, shamelessly admits to having cried when reaching the end of...

Not That Kind of Girl is Not That Kind of Book

Not That Kind of Girl is Not That Kind of Book

Veronica Stracher, Staff Writer January 21, 2015

Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s hit show “Girls,” opens up the first chapter of her memoir, “Not That Kind of Girl,” in typically blunt fashion: “When I was nine, I wrote a vow of...

Out of Reach by Carrie Arcos: An Author Interview

“Out of Reach” by Carrie Arcos: An Author Interview

Olivia Kalb, A&E Editor June 12, 2013

TO READ A REVIEW ON OUT OF REACH, CLICK HERE The author of the captivating book Out of Reach, Carrie Arcos, kindly agreed to an interview. What are three fun facts about yourself?  I love...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira’s School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has...

May 21, 2010 | Readers Anonymous

May 21, 2010 | Readers Anonymous

May 21, 2010

1:50 p.m.  English teachers Sue O’Hara places post-its on the walls leading to the auditorium.  During this week, Staples students wrote things they enjoyed about reading on these post-its, part of...

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