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Sophomore Taylor Patton eats a snack before her next class.

Patton Finds Enjoyment in Favorite Snacks

Taylor Patton, Paolite Staff Artist November 18, 2022

With Thanksgiving around the corner, there is one thing on my mind that I am sure is on others’ as well: eating. Giving thanks may play a large role, but it is the food that serves as the main event...

“The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake” by Aimee Bender came out in June of 2010.

‘Lemon Cake’ Strange, Never A Dull Read For Mullinax

Olyvia Mullinax, Paolite Staff Writer October 28, 2022

“The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake” by Aimee Bender is a work of psychological fiction that came out in June of 2010. The book is classified as an adult book, but it did win an Alex award in 2011....

The Love Of Reading

The Love Of Reading

Ellie Sims, Paolite Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Recently turned into a movie, the book “Where the Crawdads Sing”, was published on August 14, 2018. Authored by Delia Owens, the book is a New York Times bestseller and has won the British Book Award....

Walls a Sucker for Her Eyes

Walls a Sucker for Her Eyes

October 1, 2021

I’ve always been a sucker for psychological thrillers. “Bird Box”, “Ma”, and “The Conjuring” are just a few of my favorites. Yet out of all the suspenseful shows I am madly in love with,...

Hidden Figures: Challenging Stereotypes

Hidden Figures: Challenging Stereotypes

March 13, 2017

Hidden Figures is a phenomenal historical movie that shows how to stand up for racism and how to show your strength in the academic and physical fields. It also shows how woman human computers help to...



April 15, 2015

This continues a series of book reviews by reading-addict junior Darrian Breedlove.  A Reading-Addict: CINDER Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages...

A Reading-Addict: A Look at STOLEN

April 1, 2015

This begins a series of book reviews by reading-addict junior Darrian Breedlove.  A Reading-Addict: A Look at STOLEN STOLEN is the story of Gemma, a sixteen-year-old girl on her way to a family vacation....

Review: Fields Speaks about “Speak”

November 18, 2013

“Speak” is a book wrote by Laurie Halse Anderson and the title says it all. Mainly because of how the book is and goes and how the ability to speak can effect someone. It’s all about a girl named...

Review: Becht Approves “Halo 3: ODST”

November 18, 2013

Hey guys, I am back with another review. Did you miss me? Sure you did. Well over the weekend I played this game called Halo 3: ODST. I know you are wondering why this one, why not Halo 3 or Halo 4? To...

Review: Roach Reviews “Beautiful Creatures”

November 15, 2013

A supernatural love story set in the South that came out on Valentine’s Day 2013, “Beautiful Creatures” follows Lena Duchannes (Alice Englert) and Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich), who fall in love...

Review: Dawson gives a thumbs up to GTA V

November 9, 2013

One of the most anticipated games of this decade was Grand Theft Auto V. It came out September 19, 2013. GTA V is about a retired killer (Michael) who comes out of retirement to pay off his debt that...

Review: Ingle Reviews “A Child Called It”

November 8, 2013

One of the worst child abuse cases in Daly City, California came to an end March 5, 1973. “A Child Called ‘It’” was published by the Omaha Press in 1993. Dave Pelzer’s first book is phenomenal...

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