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15-year-old Goren releases third EP

Luisa Perry, entertainment editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

At just 15 years old, musician and singer Ray Goren released his third EP, Songs For You, which was produced by Grammy Award winner Steve Jordan. For such a young age, Goren plays several instruments including guitar and pian...

Schoolgirl and Activist

Luisa Perry, Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Malala Yousafzai is one of the most influential girls in the world right now. She has been fighting for the right of education for women since she was 11. At age 15, she was shot in the head by the Taliban. Now at age18, she ...

Singer-songwriter Halsey moves from EPs to full-length albums

Luisa Perry, entertainment editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

After releasing several EPs, singer-songwriter Halsey released her first full-length album Badlands, which is named after her state of mind when she wrote it, giving a metaphorical physical place to a lonely and desolate state...

One of America’s Newest Must-Reads: “All the Light We Cannot See”

Wendy Yoon, Reporter

September 23, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

An absolutely stunning, breathtaking, heartbreaking work of historical fiction, Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See, has become the newest addition to America’s Top-Ten Must-Read List. The storyline revolves around France and Germany during the Second World War. Unbek...

Books, Books, and More Books

Amrin Madhani, Reporter

June 18, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

I attended the Texas Teens 4 Libraries book convention for the first time April 16. And let me be the first to say that it was astounding. Teenages from all over the state, and their respective school districts, gathered together...

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