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Book Den Reviews: The Fifth Season

Book Den Reviews: The Fifth Season

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2017

“The Fifth Season” by N. K. Jemisin enticed me from the moment I read the first page. A stunning example of in media res, the main character’s husband has just murdered her son and fled with their daughter. Jemisin thrust me into a strange new world filled with fear, hate and mystery. Between ch...

Book Den Reviews: World War Z

Book Den Reviews: World War Z

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2017

This book featured an extremely interesting setup that did not even receive passive acknowledgement in the movie. The story of World War Z, or the zombie war, unfolds through interviews with people who survived it. The novel actually takes place after said war, which presents the opportunity to show a diffe...

Go ahead, treat yo’ self

Go ahead, treat yo’ self

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2017

These days staying positive poses a real challenge. It seems like every hour of every day means work and a million unsatisfying activities, all requiring complete focus. Making time for one’s self seems impossible; not for others, though. On the Snapchat feeds everyone seems to have wonderful events ...

Book Den Reviews: “The Alchemist”

Book Den Reviews: “The Alchemist”

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2017

I did not know how to feel when I first picked up “The Alchemist” and had made it through over half the book when I finally set it down. Something about Coelho’s writing made the book easy to read, and keep reading. I never felt lost, and I never had to look up an excessively complicated word. ...

Ten platonic Valentine’s Day gifts

Ten platonic Valentine’s Day gifts

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2017

Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to love, and not always the romantic kind. Friends are just as important as partners, and they would appreciate some recognition too. Here are some ways to demonstrate this affection. Homemade sweets Misshapen heart-shaped cookies, floppy pound cakes, and cup...

Prom night, body image and the administration

Prom night, body image and the administration

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2016

High Schoolers- Basically Adults, Right? Practically every teen movie out there features one actual teenager, if that. The casts consist of the most attractive and popular 20 or 30 year olds of the time trying to sell their biggest problems involving whether or not Johnny in their physics class wants ...

Fear is a four letter word

Fear is a four letter word

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2016

Fear reigns supreme once night falls on Halloween. People seek the creatures that scare them, and venture into shadowy places their parents grew up fearing. Thrill seeking becomes the best kind of merriment, and what lies beyond the dead end street teases the young with its mysteries. In the daylight, ...

Last canine standing

Last canine standing

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2016

Bretagne, the longest surviving search and rescue dog to aid in the aftermath of September 11, passed away on June 6 in Cypress, Texas at age 16. Bretagne’s handler and owner made the decision to euthanize her when she had not eaten for three days and expressed increased anxiety. The old hero...

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