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Cover art for The Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius.

"The Goldfinch" combats modern social media usage

The Newtonite December 4, 2018

By Clark Lakomski I first tried reading Donna Tartt's novel The Goldfinch when I was 15. I hated it. The writing was archaic and lengthy. The characters were quirky and distant. And the tone was far too...

Asian Culture Club hosts Asian Culture Day at this school

The Newtonite February 14, 2013
Panel discusses Asian American experiences Cafe owner reminisces Korean American childhood Asian American teachers answer questions about their childhood Author lectures about Asian American struggles

Editorial: Sparknotes cuts at analytical skills

The Newtonite March 12, 2012
Imagine that all you read are picture books with big fonts, colorful illustrations and simple text. Now imagine trying to read Macbeth, one of this schools’ curriculum-required books. Comprehending and digesting a play like Macbeth would be incredibly difficult.

Senior Ilana Greenstein publishes book about process of dealing with father's death

The Newtonite January 30, 2012
by Malini Gandhi For some, writing is an escape, a smooth, isolated world to turn to when reality has too many jagged edges and too few answers.
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