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Tiger Reads: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Tiger Reads: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Zoe Goldstein October 30, 2019

Last Friday, Tiger Reads met for book club to eat bagels with pumpkin cream cheese and discuss Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle. The eerie book is about two sisters living an isolated...

Senior Rene Miller sings with Jubilee. (Photo by Ella Bailey)

Annual holiday concert brings festive cheer

Zoe Goldstein December 22, 2018

At this year’s annual holiday concert, green and red lights shone throughout the auditorium, Christmas carols filled the room, and the holidays truly felt on their way. Featuring Concert Choir, Family...

Junior Maggie Needham reads Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Promote dialogue, context to separate art from artist

Zoe Goldstein November 5, 2018

My favorite book that I read in ninth grade English was The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. It is the story of a young Native American boy named Junior who lives on a reservation....

Custodians and guidance aides block the arts corridor and courtyard due to the flood. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Storm causes floods on first floor

Zoe Goldstein September 18, 2018

Water flooded from drainpipes down the hallway near the arts courtyard during d-block Tuesday morning after heavy rain. Campus aides and school administration blocked off those hallways and the G and H...

Novelist Malinda Lo shares personal writing journey

Novelist Malinda Lo shares personal writing journey

Zoe Goldstein May 3, 2018

“Everyone says, ‘Dare to dream!’ but daring takes a lot of nerve,” author Malinda Lo told students during her presentation in the Little Theater during e-block. On Wednesday, April 11, Lo, author...

Opinion: Student activists find empowerment in history

Opinion: Student activists find empowerment in history

Zoe Goldstein April 26, 2018

Photo by Joelle Sugianto In the midst of the Civil Rights Movement in May 1963, thousands of children marched on Birmingham and Alabama. Armed with principles of nonviolence, the students intended to approach...

REVIEW: Argentinian choir shares 'emotional and intense' music

REVIEW: Argentinian choir shares 'emotional and intense' music

Zoe Goldstein April 8, 2018

(Photo by Joelle Sugianto) The Argentinian choir Vocal de Camara Platense performed during E-block Wednesday, March 28 in the auditorium. The choir, created in 1999 and conducted by Fernando Tomé, is...

Cinderella combines magic with social justice

Cinderella combines magic with social justice

Zoe Goldstein March 22, 2018

Interspersed with magic and revolution, dancing and sword fights, dragons and stepmothers, Theatre Ink’s production of Cinderella was truly an enchanting experience. Cinderella, which ran March...

'Fly by Night' immerses audiences in story of light and darkness

'Fly by Night' immerses audiences in story of light and darkness

Zoe Goldstein December 14, 2017

We are all made of stars. Although we often feel disconnected, Theatre Ink’s Fly by Night reminds us that in the end, we are all connected because we are made of the same stuff. Fly by Night, directed...

Musically diverse student bands compete at 'Battle of the Bands'

Musically diverse student bands compete at 'Battle of the Bands'

Zoe Goldstein December 8, 2017

Spread out on blankets in the cafeteria in dim evening light, members of the North community waved glow sticks and cheered as four bands composed of North students played an assortment of musically diverse...

Behind the scenes of Theatre Ink: Set Design

Behind the scenes of Theatre Ink: Set Design

Zoe Goldstein November 2, 2017

What may slip under a casual viewer’s perception of a theatrical production is set design, encompassing everything from backdrop to color scheme—the literal nuts and bolts of the show. Yet, according...

'Harvey' comments on mental illness, constructs of daily life

'Harvey' comments on mental illness, constructs of daily life

Zoe Goldstein June 13, 2017

The curtains opened on an idyllic scene. The bookshelves brimmed with books, a portrait stared serenely from the wall, the fire crackled gleefully, and an array of knickknacks were scattered about the...

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