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To Kill A Mockingbird Book Review

Claire Lawrence and Harshita Avirneni

May 9, 2018

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a classic novel that everyone should read at least once in their lifetime. This book was published in 1960 and is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. This novel is famous for its take on racis...

Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare: Should You See it?

Hallie Locke and Chloe Strader

April 23, 2018

Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare is dramatic horror story written and directed by Jeff Wadlow. The movie just recently came out in theaters in early April of 2018 and was a very widely anticipated movie. The movie features many famous...

Maus: A Survivor’s Tale review

Hadley Hudson, Co-Editor in Chief

April 20, 2018

In the book Maus, a Survivor’s Tale, Art Spiegelman, the son of a Polish Jew and a survivor of the Holocaust, writes and illustrates a graphic novel centered around his father’s experience during the second world war. Writte...

Seniors on what they wish they knew coming into high school

Caitlin McKeand and Hadley Hudson

April 20, 2018

Katherine Holsinger Work hard from the start or it’ll be really hard to keep your GPA high. Treat every year as if it’s junior year because if you slack you’ll regret it later. It’s ok if you’re not popular beca...

Warcross Book Review

Elena Aventa, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

Warcross is a science fiction book written by Marie Lu. Like Marie Lu’s Legend series, this novel is exciting, surprising, suspenseful, and overall one of my favorite books of all time. The story revolves around a girl named Emika, who...

Lady Bird movie review

April 18, 2018

Wait, what about the graduation caps?

Jennifer Walker, Web Editor

April 16, 2018

For years, the district has restricted the decorating of graduation caps. What is a creative right of passage for some high school seniors is not allowed here in Leander ISD. This year, when the annual letter with graduation i...

Annihilation Movie Review

Claire Lawrence, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018

Annihilation is a action and fantasy filled film directed by Alex Garland. It takes sci-fi movies to a whole new level of adventure and drama. The films main setting is at a military and science base camp that is located outsi...

Book review: “The Devil in the White City”

Natalie Brink, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

Murder. Beaux-Arts architecture. A crazed assasinator-to-be. Pygmies. In The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson expertly weaves these stories and more into a powerful, delightful narrative of 1893’s World Columbian Exposition....

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