The Catcher in the Rye: Book Review

Morgan Cook It’s difficult beyond measure when your younger sister is intelligent beyond compare for her age, your older brother is a Hollywood star, and you are just…plainly you. A story about confusion, acceptance, and not knowing who you are in a society filled with people who understand their place: The Catcher in the Rye follows teenager Holden Caulfield as he struggles through a world … Continue reading The Catcher in the Rye: Book Review

The Hate U Give: Book Review

Morgan Cook It took sass, a hairbrush, and an officer with a gun to end the life of an enthusiastic teen and change the life of another for good. Now an original motion picture, The Hate U Give envelops readers in the story of Starr Carter, an African American teenager who was forced to witness the death of Khalil Harris, her friend since childhood, at … Continue reading The Hate U Give: Book Review

Climate Reality: The Cold and the Climate

Aadi Shiv Malhotra (‘21) Living in Michigan requires dealing with cold weather for the most of the year. Michigan has many days with sub-freezing temperatures and an average of about 45 inches of snow in an year. However, there are many places on the Earth where temperatures get colder than Michigan such as the Arctic and the Antarctic. In the last week of January, the … Continue reading Climate Reality: The Cold and the Climate

Reliving The Game: The very, very petty fight over the State of the Union

–Soenke Pietsch (‘21) As the world cheered towards and into 2019, there was not much smiling to be seen in the White House. Starting just before Christmas in 2018, a government shutdown, the result of failing to pass a funding bill providing the government with money, had kicked off that would become the longest in the history of the United States. The main reason: President … Continue reading Reliving The Game: The very, very petty fight over the State of the Union