ANNA VANSEVEREN | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Christophe Galfard’s motive for writing this book was to spread scientific ideas to the general public in ways that are easy to understand and entertaining. “The Universe in Your Hand” takes readers on a very real journey through space and time, discussing topics such as black holes, parallel universes, string… Read More Review: “The Universe in Your Hand” by Christopher Galfard
CATE O’BRIEN | OPINION EDITOR One of the most limiting things that I’ve done throughout my life is attempt to define myself. When I was younger, I read a lot, and I remember wanting my life and personality to match the lives and personalities of the characters in my novels. I wanted to be as… Read More Defined.
ANNA VANSEVEREN | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST In Herman Hesse’s novel originally published in 1922, Siddhartha, a wealthy Indian Brahmin, searches for true spiritual meaning. Along with his friend, Govinda, Siddhartha leaves home to live the life of a shramana. He becomes homeless, meditates intensely and renounces all possessions. Eventually, he gets a chance to seek out… Read More Book Review: “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse
REBECCA JACQUES | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Editor’s Note: Some spoilers ahead Our summer break is a great time to dive into some of our favorite pastimes, hobbies and relaxing meditation strategies as we unwind and prepare for the school year hardships to return once more. For me, one of these activities includes reading. In general,… Read More Book Review: Six Moon Summer
HEIDI SWANSON | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Summer is just over the horizon, even though as I write this, the ground is covered in snow. For me, summer means a lot of work and a lot of catching up on reading. Unfortunately, the books keep piling up, due to more and more coming out. Here are my… Read More The Most Anticipated Upcoming Books
HEIDI SWANSON | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST I am confident in saying that most people know “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. While this series is what Suzanne Collins is known for, she also wrote a series that I affectionately call the “Gregor” series. Though nothing like “The Hunger Games,” the Gregor series is a fascinating and… Read More Gregor the Overlander
HEIDI SWANSON | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Personally, I love when my favorite novels are turned into movies. It’s amazing to see what I imagine on the pages come to life on the screen. I have been disappointed in some adaptations, namely the “Percy Jackson” movies, because quite frankly the movies sucked. Most adaptations, however, are really… Read More Books That Should Be Made Into Movies